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Rocky Coast Housing Development
Background information on Proposed Residential Development of a Portion of Portions 78 & 79 of Farm Ongegunde Vryheid No. 746, Cape St. Francis, Kouga Local Municipality
St Francis & Kouga
Crime down in St Francis according to SAPS – Crime stats released by SAPS indicate a drop in crime to its lowest in months saying CCTV is playing it’s part.
Supplier day for SMME’s in renewable energy sector – Opportunity for local SMMEs around renewable energy plant developments
Fuel Costs – Petrol goes up 11 cents for a litre and diesel drops by 14cents a litre tonight
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & South Coast
East Cape farmers under siege : new crime stats – New crime figures indicate an attack in province every two weeks
Whale assisted in a disentanglement operation off Port Alfred – SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteers launched from Port Alfred aboard two NSRI Port Alfred sea rescue craft,
Judge to rule on jurisdiction of Omotoso charges – State Advocate Nceba Ntelwa did not hand over a new certificate from the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) authorising centralisation of the charges
R12m EC dagga bust – Eastern Cape police arrested a 32-year-old man and seized dagga with a street value of more than R12m over the weekend.
Heads of argument: Don’t take Malema literally, says his lawyer – The Economic Freedom Fighters on Monday fired back at the SA National Editors Forum,
National & African News
WATCH | Bullets fly across forecourt as cash-in-transit heist turns deadly – A cash-in-transit heist in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, ended tragically when civilians were shot and wounded and a petrol attendant succumbed to his injuries.
Traders explain why they attacked cops – Traders who conduct their business along the busy Jeppe Street in the Johannesburg CBD claim that they have been unfairly targeted by unscrupulous police officers
Reshall Jimmy’s family gets closure, withdraws from Ford Kuga inquest – This is after the family accepted that Reshall Jimmy had died in the vehicle but that the cause had been undetermined.
Twitter and the rest of social media are a rising threat to media freedom — and I am part of their roadkill – The internet and the powerful social media platforms now host among the worst forms of violence against journalist
Eskom will be selling Zimbabwe electricity again soon – just as long as South Africa has no load shedding – skom has confirmed it will start selling large quantities of electricity to Zimbabwe again soon
Business, Money & Economy
Tourism can help Africa tackle its jobs crisis, so why is it underutilised? – Africa, and the developing world in general, is seized with finding sustainable solutions to the current challenges facing young people and the labour market of the future.
Gold regains its glister – Some analysts are saying that a price of $3,000 for an ounce of the yellow metal is not impossible.
Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will ‘die like cockroaches’ under proposed new laws – Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecution
Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who stoke hatred – Former US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to reject language from any of their leaders that feeds hatred or normalises racism.
Springboks understand the difficulty of Argentina challenge – The two Tests against Argentina, starting with Saturday’s challenging encounter in Salta, will provide theSpringboks with more opportunities to prepare for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan,
How the 9-Hole Golf Handicap system will work – The changes that will be introduced on October 1 2019, as part of the transition to the World Handicap System.
Time to cancel Women’s Month – Wouldn’t it be truly impactful if women withdrew entirely from every breakfast or high-tea or rose-giving ceremony
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