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Friday 17th August

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Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape  & South Coast) + Blog

Bridge – Not Good Enough (Again) – Sand River Bridge – St Francis definitely deserved better.

Mister & Kitty desperately need a home – The recent passing of their owner Ingrid a much loved Cape St Francis resident have left her two beautiful dogs are homeless and their future looks bleak

Kouga Municipality helps learners find their career paths – Over a thousand high school learners from Kouga attended a career expo on Tuesday, aimed at helping the young ones through the ordeal of choosing career paths.

Love is in the air  at the Links – Two more of our own tie the knot!

NSRI Knysna respond to missing Fisherman – It was reported that while fishing with a friend a man, believed to be aged 38, from Knysna, slipped on rocks and fell into the sea

Cango Caves Reports Almost R1M Profit Over 2017/2018 Financial Year – This is a huge about-turn for the municipal entity which has suffered severe losses since 2013.


The Lost Boys

Mark Minnie’s death was ‘definitely not a suicide’ – family member – A relative of Mark Minnie says the family does not believe he committed suicide, as the narrative up to this point would suggest.

National (South Africa & Africa) News

Cleanup at Transnet is long overdue and ‘sorely needed’ – A leading economist says the imminent suspensions of three senior executives at Transnet is a ‘sorely needed’ intervention.

Lion bones and predator farming – picking on the carcass of SA tourism – Predator breeding using lions and other species could cost South Africa over R54-billion over the next 10 years in loss of tourism brand attractiveness.


‘The land was stolen’: Derek Hanekom backs ‘justified’ expropriation – Those were the words of tourism minister and ANC National Executive Committee member Derek Hanekom.

How AfriForum’s ‘expropriation list’ devastated two farmers – Afrikaner rights group AfriForum’s release of an unverified and disputed list that purports to denote farms targeted for expropriation without compensation, has led to millions of rands in possible losses for at least two farmers

The Gupta’s

Zondo turns down DA request for witness access in State Capture inquiry – Zondo says the party could resubmit this particular request at a later stage.

Business, Money & Economy

How do the Eskom unions sleep at night? – Despite Eskom hovering on the brink, the three unions representing more than 33 000 Eskom staff members have succeeded in negotiating a dream wage deal.

International News

Washington sleeps easy: SA envoy to Venezuela calls off ‘plans’ for military action against US – Pretoria’s man in Caracas has retracted his offer to help Venezuela fight off a feared American invasion. 1


What Rassie expects from his two Springbok ‘babies’ – Damian Willemse and Embrose Papier have both has expectations heaped upon them in being part of the match squad against Argentina in Durban.

Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul – who first performed in a gospel choir as a child – achieved worldwide fame and performed for over 60 years.

The Long Swim: DAY 36

Lewis Pugh’s daily blog – Lewis Pugh is taking on a huge challenge by swimming the length of the Channel – some 350 miles (560km) – from Cornwall to Dover.

Motorists to drive with caution

Motorists to drive with caution on the St Francis Side of the Kromme River Bridge. The road has been damaged by water pipe burst!...

Canadian delegation empowers Kouga Roleplayers

Canadians also visit Port, Lighthouse & Links A three-day stakeholder engagement workshop on Local Economic Development (LED), hosted by...

South African Team Moves into Medal Contention

South African Team Moves into Medal Contention on Day Three of ISA World Surfing Games in Japan The Mercedes-Benz Buffalo City South...

Local Skipper Plays Key Role In Lewis Pugh’s Epic Achievement

Lewis Pugh’s gargantuan achievement assisted by local skipper Some regular readers of St Francis Today, hopefully a lot of readers,...

NSRI Save Man from Surf in JBay

NSRI Save Man from Surf in JBay NSRI Jeffreys Bay lifeguards, having completed a routine training exercise at Pellsrus Beach on...

Beyrick de Vries Tames Typhoon Swell

Beyrick de Vries Tames Typhoon Swell on Opening Day of ISA World Surfing Games in Japan Beyrick de Vries of uMhlanga posted the highest...

Beyrick de Vries Tames Typhoon Swell

Beyrick de Vries Tames Typhoon Swell on Opening Day of ISA World Surfing Games in Japan Beyrick de Vries of uMhlanga posted the highest...

Leading Social Media Law Expert to Speak in St Francis

If there’s one event you cannot afford to miss this year it’s Emma Sadleir’s talk presented by St Francis College at St Francis Links at...

St Francis College Cross Country Runners Shine

St Francis College Cross Country Runners Shine at Independent Schools Trail Run The College entered 20 children in the six Independent...

Sea Vista Primary School Achievers

SEA VISTA PRIMARY GIRLS SHINE IN ATHLETICS Five Sea Vista Primary girls were invited to participate in the Sarah Baartman District...
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