St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Friday 2nd November
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Please no Fireworks!! – Fire risk high as Guy Fawkes approaches
Joint operation to clamp down on illegal electricity – Illegal electricity wires worth an estimated R5000 was confiscated by Kouga Municipality and the Jeffreys Bay SAPS in a joint operation last week.
NSRI Pink Rescue Buoys 12 months on – 15 people rescued in 12 months as communities embrace the Pink Buoy initiative
Staying on track at St Francis Links – There is no doubt that we are different from other estates ….
National (South Africa & Africa) News
After a week of horror, Gigaba needs to rope-a-dope for survival – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s horror week just got even worse on Thursday
Bill and Hillary Clinton talk leadership, democracy and land reform – Speaking at the Discovery Leadership Summit in Johannesburg, the Clintons said they were hopeful about democracies around the world
The end of WMC – We treated our entrepreneurs and businesspeople… like enemies, and white monopoly capital, and all that. That must end today.’
Oil, gas deposits discovered in Zim – The deposits were discovered after a study carried out by an Australian company, Invictus Energy Limited.
VBS scandal: Paul Mashatile admits ANC received 2 payments from Vele Investments – He admitted that the party received R2m from the now collapsed bank.
Ramaphosa vows to appear before Zondo commission into State Capture – President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday he will appear before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry so that he can answer questions about what he knew and didn’t know
Ramaphosa fires Tom Moyane as Sars commissioner – The tax boss doggedly tried to cling to his job, to no avail.
Business, Money & Economy
Ramaphosa declares investment strike over in SA – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday proclaimed the end of what he characterised as a nine-year impasse between government and private sector.
The president said that if migrants “throw rocks at our military” then US soldiers should “consider it a rifle”.
Erasmus throws rookie back three in at the deep end – Damian Willemse, S’bu Nkosi and Aphiwe Dyantyi have all impressed in 2018, but this Springbok trio won’t have an experienced figure to rely on against England.
Making a murderer
The ugly truth that is the R5 rifle – In continuing the use of the R5, SAPS are not only failing the South African public, they are also failing their own officers who are inappropriately armed.