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Friday 27th September
St Francis & Kouga News
Just In – Breaking News – A fire broke out in the early hours of this morning in the Cape St Francis Resort.
What a wonderful Heritage Weekend in St Francis! – Just when we thought all kids spent their time texting or playing games on their smart phones, we were proved wrong for Cape St Francis was awash with teenagers this past weekend
St Francis Tourism entities win awards – We left out a couple of awards when we congratulated some of the regional winners of Lilizela Regional Wards last week so here are all the Kouga winners as well as a Platinum Wine award for a local guest house.
NMBM water levels now critical – The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has called on its over 700 member companies to start using water sparingly as the City’s dams have reportedly reached alarmingly low levels.
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Bay man arrested hours after raping minor – 57-year-old man was arrested just hours after allegedly raping a minor in Port Elizabeth’s Gelvandale on Wednesday.
More CT Surfers Bow Out, Crunch Time at EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira – The QS10,000 EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira resumed in quieter conditions today to whittle the field down further in fun three-to-five foot rights at Ribeira
Springboks vs Namibia
National & African News
Social media reacts as labour court rules banking strike illegal and unprotected – The banking strike is trending on Twitter after the labour court ruled it is illegal and unprotected.
Road traffic demerit system: Here’s how it works and how to avoid accumulating points – President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill into law.
Education dept to make Grade 9 an exit point for schooling – ‘The field trial for the general education certificate at the end of Grade 9 is scheduled for completion at the end of July 2020.’
Five arrested after rescue of three Ethiopian teens smuggled into SA – The Hawks have confirmed the arrest of five men in Johannesburg who allegedly kidnapped three teenagers from Ethiopia.
Zimbabwe rendition probe was part of ‘a hit’ on Hawks boss Anwa Dramat – The suspension of former Hawks boss Anwa Dramat and colleague Shadrack Sibiya has been exposed as a ploy by the architects of state capture to sideline officers with integrity.
Titus Mafolo to now lead ANC task team looking into small party links – The probe follows claims that Ace Magashule and Jacob Zuma were the masterminds behind the establishment of the African Transformation Movement.
Business, Money & The Economy
Basa urges unions to call off banking strike, return to drawing board – Cosatu to appeal court decision and resubmit Section 77 strike certificate
White House tried to cover up Trump’s Ukraine conversation, whistleblower alleges – Pelosi condemns White House for trying to keep details from public, while Trump compares whistleblower’s source to ‘a spy’
Dominic Cummings: Anger at MPs ‘not surprising’, PM’s adviser says – It is “not surprising” there is anger directed at MPs over Brexit, the PM’s adviser, Dominic Cummings, has said.
No limits: Boks set to pile on points against Namibia – South Africa insisted they hadn’t set themselves a points target as they get ready to dismantle lowly Namibia at the Rugby World Cup – even with a dramatically altered team.
England thrash United States 45-7 in Rugby World Cup – England hit their World Cup straps with a seven-try demolition of the USA to make it two bonus-point wins from two.
State of the oceans: southern African cyclones and droughts are just a taste of things to come – Business-as-usual carbon pollution will bring devastating droughts to parts of southern Africa,