Monday 20 June

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

St Francis Property Owners Association Newsletter – June 2022Water Crisis, Traffic Warnings,  Expiry of Building Plan Amnesty, Plot Clearing Advice Offered, and more…

The Human Side Of Money presented by Client Care Lifestyle Financial Planning- Why Risk Profiling Is Not The Answer To Successful Investing.

The Rotary Club of St Francis Is Growing – Five new members were welcomed into the fold by St Francis Rotarians at St Francis Links on 14th June.

Cape St Francis Angling Club to celebrate 70th anniversaryIn August 1958, the club’s subscriptions increased to R1.50 for men and 75c for women and juniors.

REGIONAL:

Giraffe’s Garden Route road trip has motorists agogAn adult Masai giraffe turned heads among curious motorists as it was being transported in the Garden Route on Saturday.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

#SardineRun2022: nettings on South Coast as sardines make their way to DurbanSocial media was buzzing over the weekend with pictures and videos of the large netting of sardines on Margate beach.

EARTH, OCEANS, SPACE & THE UNIVERSE:

Durban’s sewage-fouled beaches closed indefinitely for swimmingWith sewage pollution still above safe swimming levels, there is no certainty on when the beaches will reopen

TRAVEL:

Bali plans 5-year Digi-Nomad visaThe visa will allow remote workers to earn a full income while staying in the country, without having to pay local taxes. Bali offers warm water, excellent waves and a very affordable cost of living. Let’s go.

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, Saturday, 2nd July

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, this Saturday, 2nd July. The market will run from 8:30 till 14:00. Start your weekend...

Whats On At The SUPERSPAR – 1 Day Of Specials Today!

One Day Of Price Cuts at the SUPERSPAR - Today! There are some amazing specials for today only, as we try and bring the best prices to our loyal...

Photo Of The Day – Passing The Point

Seaway Osprey passing the point with a rig on board Photo by Gregg Darling

Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay

  News release 29 June 2022 Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay   Supertubes Park, Da Gama Road, JBay – This year will see the welcome...

Surfing Today with Rip Curl – Sammy Pupo Scores Best Result In Rio

Saquarema Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carissa Moore (HAW) and Filipe Toledo (BRA) won the Oi Rio Pro Presented by Corona, Stop No. 8 on the World Surf...

POLITICS:

Suspended Public Protector accuses Ramaphosa of intimidationSuspended Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of trying to “instil fear.”

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Taxi driver who used his vehicle to transport July 2021 looters sentenced to five years in jailA taxi driver who used his vehicle to transport looters during the July 2021 unrest in KZN has been sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment.

ENVIRONMENT:

Planet Hunger: Inside the Global Food CrisisPutin is putting 20 million people on the brink of starvation.

SPORT:

Verstappen holds off Sainz for the win in Canada, celebrating 150th F1 race in styleRed Bull’s Max Verstappen held off Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz to win the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Olympic Medallist Surfer Bianca Buitendag Appointed Laureus Sport For Good Foundation Ambassador“It is an absolute honour to be included in the group of Laureus ambassadors,”

ENTERTAINMENT:

Paul McCartney at 80: A life of fun-loving fashionWhile the former Beatle may be known for his immeasurable contribution to music, Paul McCartney also has a well-documented penchant for fashion.

WATER CRISIS:

SA Company Donates R5 million for Emergency Water Relief in GqeberhaThe makers of Sunfoil, the popular sunflower oil, is providing R5 million worth of water relief to the people of Gqeberha who have been hit by the crisis.

INTERNATIONAL:

Ukraine war – British troops must prepare to fight in Europe once again, says new head of Army.

TECHNOLOGY:

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame?Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather among those being sued.

 

THE BUZZ:

Superhero Lit 101: Why Penguin Classics’ Marvel Comics Anthologies MatterBibliophiles have been known to reflexively drool on sight when they spot them.

THIS & THAT:

Elon Musk sued for $258bn over claims he ran a pyramid scheme to promote DogecoinThe world’s richest man is accused of “promoting Dogecoin to profit from its trading”.

ACTION SPORTS:

Plakkie Classic Scores Excellent Surf For Inaugural Competition In Victoria BayThe Garden Route point break delivered excellent surf for opening days of the Plakkie Classic event.

BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:

The emergence of a new ‘currency’ in South AfricaAs many as 3 million jobs, were lost in South Africa due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown.