Friday 30 September

TIDES:

High 5:48AM 1.8m
Low 11:51AM 0.37m
High 6:05PM 1.83m

LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

What’s On At The SuperSpar3 Days Of Incredible Savings!

Rentals – It’s pretty important to appoint a professional team to manage your property.

Puzzle Page update – A man playing a trumpet and having loads of fun

Photo Of The Day – Cool summer surfer girl jigsaw

Who wants to own a house looking into Supertubes? – Location, location. Location, location etc

REGIONAL:

No need to panic, say experts after fatal Plett shark bite incident –  two fatalities within a year is “very unusual when compared with previous years”. The previous fatal shark bite in Plettenberg Bay was in 2011.

Nelson Mandela Bay city boss, ANC regional secretary and ex-DA councillors face money laundering and tender fraud chargesAfter months of investigation, the Hawks arrived at Gqeberha City Hall with sirens blaring on Thursday.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Eskom clarifies stage 15 load shedding warning for South AfricaEskom said on Thursday that De Ruyter was merely using the example of load shedding stages to illustrate a wider point.

THIS & THAT:

Nasa releases images of ‘planetary defense test’ as spacecraft crashed into asteroid – James Webb and Hubble space telescopes captured impact on Dimorphos, moon of the asteroid Didymos.

 

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – Holiday Trading Hours and Christmas Specials

It's Time For Specials Today, the 1st of December 2022, is the unofficial start of the season in St Francis Bay. There are loads of new people, the...

Surfing Today With Rip Curl – Opening Day Of Haleiwa Challenger

Rising Contenders Set the Standard for Haleiwa Challenger at home in The Hawaiian Islands. HALEIWA, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, November 29, 2022)....

Cooking During A Power Outage – brought to you by BUCO

Nothing can spoil your dinner plans quicker than load-shedding. However, if you’re prepared for cooking without electricity, then a power outage...

 Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience

Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience  The two artists merged the powerful Amapiano sounds of the kasi with the hard-rapping,...

Photo Of The Day – Green Legs and Pink Balloons at the Beach

What a strange photo -  Green Legs and Pink Balloons at the Beach © Alex Gruber

POLITICS:

Controversial Expropriation Bill is finally approved after navigating a 14-year rocky roadThe current legislative, tabled late in 2020, allows expropriation only for “public purpose” & “public interest”.

Crime and Corruption:

Phala Phala dollars came from animal sales, not money laundering, Ramaphosa tells MPs – Ramaphosa also dropped a bombshell that the blind trust he intended to establish on becoming Deputy President was never set up.

ENERGY:

Stress levels soar – University students cry for help as load shedding takes its toll on their mental and emotional states

BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:

New data shows wealthy South Africans under financial strainThe rate of consumers who defaulted on their loans for the first time increased in the second quarter of 2022,

INTERNATIONAL:

Why Vladimir Putin is annexing Ukrainian territoryPutin is set to sign agreements Friday that will absorb into Russia thousands of square miles of Ukrainian territory in the largest forcible annexation of land in Europe since 1945.

SPORT:

Has coach Jacques Nienaber built a Springbok squad capable of winning the Rugby World Cup?Coach Nienaber has bolstered Bok depth, and given 58 players a chance to prove themselves since 2021.

ENVIRONMENT:

Plunging price of solar batteries is a ray of lightIn 3 years, the cost of batteries for a solar system has dropped by two-thirds. This is Moore’s law in action – where the price of technologies halve every 18 months.

TRAVEL:

Indonesia: an adventure few countries can match – and some of the best waves in the world as well.

 

TECHNOLOGY:

Beloved weather app Dark Sky no longer available in Apple’s App Store – The weather app people really rave about, Dark Sky, has an uncanny ability to tell you it’s going to rain right before it actually starts raining.

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

Trevor Noah is leaving ‘The Daily Show’In a video statement shared on Twitter Thursday, Noah said that after seven years as host of the Comedy Central satirical news program, his “time is up.