LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)
St Francis Property Owners Association Newsletter – June 2022 – Water 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 anniversary – In August 1958, the club’s subscriptions increased to R1.50 for men and 75c for women and juniors.
Giraffe’s Garden Route road trip has motorists agog – An 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 Durban – Social 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 swimming – With sewage pollution still above safe swimming levels, there is no certainty on when the beaches will reopen
Bali plans 5-year Digi-Nomad visa – The 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.
Suspended Public Protector accuses Ramaphosa of intimidation – Suspended 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 jail – A taxi driver who used his vehicle to transport looters during the July 2021 unrest in KZN has been sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment.
Planet Hunger: Inside the Global Food Crisis – Putin is putting 20 million people on the brink of starvation.
Verstappen holds off Sainz for the win in Canada, celebrating 150th F1 race in style – Red 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,”
Paul McCartney at 80: A life of fun-loving fashion – While the former Beatle may be known for his immeasurable contribution to music, Paul McCartney also has a well-documented penchant for fashion.
SA Company Donates R5 million for Emergency Water Relief in Gqeberha – The 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.
Ukraine war – British troops must prepare to fight in Europe once again, says new head of Army.
Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame? – Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather among those being sued.
Superhero Lit 101: Why Penguin Classics’ Marvel Comics Anthologies Matter – Bibliophiles 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 Dogecoin – The world’s richest man is accused of “promoting Dogecoin to profit from its trading”.
Plakkie Classic Scores Excellent Surf For Inaugural Competition In Victoria Bay – The 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 Africa – As many as 3 million jobs, were lost in South Africa due to the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown.