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Friday 4th October
St Francis & Kouga News
Apologies to readers for yesterday’s double broadcast. Totally editors fault. Required him to click on a single link and somehow, inspite of doing it almost every day for over four years, he missed it.
Other than tht – all quiet on the western front and in St Francis today but DON’T FORGET TO WATCH THE RUGBY!
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
SPCA to lay charges against Eastern Cape Rural Development department – NSPCA said it is going to lay charges of animal abuse against the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform.
Water found in drought-stricken Graaff-Reinet – The Gift of the Givers undertaking to supply water to the drought-ravaged Graaff-Reinet became a reality with the first water drilled from underneath and pumped for human consumption.
PE security guard shot dead for an empty money box – A Port Elizabeth security guard has been shot and killed for an empty money box.
Seeding Rounds Complete on Exciting Opening Day of Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France – The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France launched today in quality three-to-five foot surf at the backup venue of Les Culs Nus.
National & African News
Controversial Durban security firm slapped with R20m fine – The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) has fined controversial Durban company Reaction Unit SA (Rusa) R20m after the firm pleaded guilty to improper conduct.
Former military officer convicted of sharing classified information – Capt Bradley Langford Morris, 62, was sentenced in a civil court after being tried and found guilty of contravening the Protection of Information Act.
SAHRC takes FF Plus Limpopo leader to Equality Court over k-word video – The FF Plus previously said it was investigating the incident but Marcelle Maritz, according to her party, denied the allegation.
‘I was a fan’ – man allegedly assaulted, racially abused by Etzebeth – Enver Wilsnach, one of two people who alleged they were assaulted and racially abused by Springbok Eben Etzebeth,
Mogoeng Mogoeng: ‘It is no exaggeration to say that we are a sick society’ – Resolving most issues of crime and violence is the responsibility of a society he described as ‘sick’.
Court smacks down Trillian appeal bid and gives company five days to pay over Eskom millions – A Full Bench of the High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by the Gupta-linked Trillian Capital Partners to appeal against a court order that it repays Eskom nearly R600m
In a non-surprise of the week, former FS agriculture boss blames negative press for Vrede Dairy failure – Former Free State agricultural head Peter Thabethe believes the Vrede Dairy Project’s downfall lies in negative press reports and ensuing investigations
Public Protector urged to probe RDP houses in North West – The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West on Thursday wrote to the public protector to probe a low-cost housing project in the Moretele municipality.
Nigeria, SA pledge ‘early warning systems’ to stop xenophobic attacks – ‘We are equally committed to upholding the rule of law and ensuring that all those involved in criminal activities…are prosecuted,’ the presidents said.
Business, Money & The Economy
OPINION: Mboweni is the only rational minister in Ramaphosa’s lousy government – The outcomes of the recent African National Congress national executive committee meeting presented by the notorious Ace Magashule this week were not surprising – dull and vague.
SA’s electric vehicle future: reactive approach won’t do – Industry and government to develop position paper to address risks, maximise opportunities.
Trump urges China to investigate Bidens – US President Donald Trump, already facing an impeachment inquiry after urging Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden, has now urged China to do likewise.
EU calls on Boris Johnson to publish Brexit plan in full – Ireland’s Leo Varadkar says PM’s pledge of no hard border contradicts written proposal
Boks, Kolisi embracing ‘do-or-die’ reality – The high stakes challenge posed by Italy in Friday’s Rugby World Cup Pool B clash has been welcomed by Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.
Kolisi Speaks Out About Etsebeth Saga – South African captain Siyamthanda Kolisi has finally broken his silence over the escalating Eben Etzebeth saga.
Proteas vs India – Day 3 LIVE – Session 1: South Africa trail by 455 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the innings
Global wildlife trade higher than was thought – At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market, according to a study.