Monday 25 July

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

It All Starts With A Budget – The Human Side Of Money presented by Client Care Lifestyle Financial Planning

Surfing: Du Preez and Slijpen Victorious At Rip Curl GromSearch Seal Point  Rip Curl GromSearch Seal Point A Great Success

REGIONAL:

NMB Metro profiting from boreholes and war on leaksGift of the Givers says its borehole programme in Nelson Mandela Bay is yielding up to 5.5 million litres of water a day to the City

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Meet The First 2 South Africans to Ever Summit World’s 2nd Highest Peak!Warren Eva and John Black have become the first South Africans to summit the top of K2, the world’s second highest peak

POLITICS:

New ANC KZN leader Siboniso Duma saves Cyril Ramaphosa from embarrassmentDuma had to step in to ask delegates to not boo Ramaphosa ahead of his speech

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Home Affairs blows R432 million on undelivered population register systemWarranties and licences of the supporting hardware and software have reportedly expired

ENTERTAINMENT:

Banned in Europe, Kremlin-backed RT channel to set up hub in South AfricaRT is setting up an Africa English language hub in South Africa.

TRAVEL:

5 African destinations that made Time’s 2022 Top 50 list of World’s Greatest PlacesAfrica is a great tourist destination with beautiful lakes, majestic mountains, scenic safaris and beautiful beaches.

 

Nearly 150 new houses and major renovations are underway in St Francis Bay! 

Three adjacent houses being built opposite the canal harbour and Greek Taverna - 5 August 2022 -- 147 houses and major renovations were counted...

FOSTER thanks all those involved in the Coastal Clean Up on Saturday

Despite the earlier predictions, Saturday morning turned out to be a balmy winter's day ideal for cleaning the litter off our coastline in and...

Golden Oldie Santa Shoebox Project

The Rotary Club of St Francis is proud to be working alongside the Policlinic Pharmacy and J-Bay Trauma Support Centre on the Golden Oldies Santa...

Photo Of The Day – Muizenberg

A glorious photo of the Muizenberg Bathing Boxes. Photographer Thomas Lipke

Chokka Trail Run kicks off on Sunday

The sixth annual Chokka Trail Run will take place on Sunday, August 7, in the greater St Francis area, with the start and finish at the Cape St...

TECHNOLOGY:

TikTok is not the enemy of journalism. It’s just a new way of reaching peopleThe platform’s rise is best seen as the latest evolution in how we consume news.

 

ENERGY:

Ramaphosa says government close to announcing energy planRamaphosa on Feb. 10 pledged to provide a comprehensive social compact – in cooperation with business, labor unions and civil society

THE BUZZ:

Lewis Hamilton hints he will prolong F1 stay after best finish of the seasonThe race at Paul Ricard was the 300th of Hamilton’s 16-year career in F1 but afterwards he emphasised that he was as energised as ever.

ENVIRONMENT:

Pioneering study attributes $6-trillion in global warming-related economic losses to USA, China and others Countries that have historically developed off the back of cheap and dirty fossil fuels have caused measurable financial harm to poorer countries.

BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:

Interest rate hike will further increase the heavy load on SA’s debt-stressed consumersFinancial pressure is getting real.

INTERNATIONAL:

Myanmar junta executes democracy activists in first such killings in decadesMyanmar’s junta has executed four prisoners in the country’s first use of capital punishment in decades

SPORT:

Superb De Kock keeps thriving after Test cricket: ‘He’s one of the best in the world’Quinton de Kock wouldn’t be able to tell you if his retirement from Test cricket late last year has revitalised his international career – especially in ODIs – because he simply “hasn’t really thought about it”.