St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Tuesday 6th November
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
There are none so blind – A blog post on the St Francis Property Owners lit up this past weekend with a string of positive comments
Kouga offering apprenticeships – Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer is inviting application for apprenticeships
National (South Africa & Africa) News
ANC looks unlikely to change land law despite draft report – The ANC has yet to comment on the findings in parliament’s draft report on its public participation process on land expropriation.
Zuma to hear if he must cough up for his legal fees – The legal battle between former president Jacob Zuma and the DA has finally been set down in the High Court in Pretoria for Today
Kimberley Boys’ High School pupils jeer as classmate throws water at teacher – A video of a Kimberley Boys’ High School pupil throwing water in a teacher’s face raised eyebrows on social media on Monday.
WATCH | Taxi ploughs through Engen Quick Shop – A minibus taxi burst through the glass doors of a convenience store at a petrol station in Khayelitsha‚ Cape Town
Leaked Eskom report implicates Gigaba, Brown in state capture – The report accuses 44 people and 25 companies, including KPMG and McKinsey, of being ‘captured’.
Gordhan flags VR Laser targeting of Denel in state capture affidavit – Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan unpacked the relationship between former president Jacob Zuma’s son and VR Laser’s bosses
Business, Money & Economy
Rivals are strangling SAA’s long-haul business – There is simply very little reason to fly the flag carrier anymore …
Donald Trump tells voters to avoid taking a “wrecking ball to our economy” as Barack Obama revels in America’s “great awakening”.
Luke Slijpen Clinches Bronze Medal – South Africa Eighth Overall at VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship
Nemanja Matic: Man Utd midfielder explains why he will not wear poppy – Nemanja Matic says he will not wear a poppy on his Manchester United shirt because it reminds him of when his village was bombed when he was 12.
Final push for Blitzboks as World Rugby Sevens Series looms – The Springbok Sevens team entered the final stretch of their preparations for the first two tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens Series, in Dubai and Cape Town, in less than a month.
Israel sees desalination as Sea of Galilee’s saviour – Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus walked across the Sea of Galilee, according to the Bible. Today, that doesn’t require a miracle.