St Francis & Kouga News
Eskom announced no load shedding to day but the system remains constrained so things could change.
Help kids honour their pledge Mr Mayor (Part 1) – This article was motivated by some photographs and comment from long time St Francis residents Ursula and Herman Jagau with regard the temporary drop off zone
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Buffalo City officials issue warning after third drowning of week – The Buffalo City Metro on Sunday issued a strong warning to beach swimmers to be alert and exercise extra caution after three people drowned last week.
Eastern Cape matric pupil dies during pre-exam party with classmates – Classmates and friends of 19-year-old matric pupil Lulama Nkomana were on Sunday still coming to terms with her death.
PE police urge social media users not to post fake news – Port Elizabeth police have urged social media users to verify and confirm information with them before posting and circulating it
Woman robbed at PE frail care centre during load shedding – Eastern Cape police on Friday said it was investigating a case of house robbery after an elderly woman was robbed at gunpoint at a frail care centre
NSRI East London & Knysna called into action – A Police Dive Unit will continue in an ongoing search operation for a 36 year old man missing while swimming across Kei river mouth.
Drama Unfolds at MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Medina Exits While Toledo, Andino & Smith Advance
National & African News
Jokes and memes aside, a boy at Bishops has been hurt – If ever there was a capsule of elitism lodged firmly in the soil of the leafy suburbs of Cape Town it is Bishops Diocesan College.
Woman’s journey from domestic worker to rape survivor, author, pastor and BA graduate – As a teenager working as a domestic worker in Johannesburg, Linda Maponyane believed she was destined for a different path.
Government published the wrong energy plan – here’s the correct version – Through a slight administration error, the department somehow managed to publish an earlier version of the document and not the final approved version.
IRP demand assumptions are ‘far too high’ – SA’s long-term energy plan is based on 4.3% average GDP growth over next decade.
Prasa’s ‘Dr’ Daniel Mtimkulu helped sister’s company pocket R57m for ‘non-existent’ work – The cash-strapped Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) paid more than R57-million to a company owned by a sister of ‘Dr’ Daniel Mtimkulu,
Another week, another crazy EFF conspiracy theory – It is an increasingly common practice around the world for under-pressure politicians to concoct the craziest theories to explain why there’s so much of a spotlight on them.
Businessman cries foul after his safe deposit boxes were raided by Zondo Commission – Kubentheran Moodley’s safe deposit boxes, were unlawfully seized by the commission in June.
Mashaba to resign as Joburg mayor, DA insiders confirm – Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is expected to announce his resignation from both the DA and his job as the head of the municipality on Monday.
As DA bleeds support, will Zille’s win push it into the space of a Freedom Front Plus lite? – In less than two weeks of campaigning, former party leader Helen Zille won a convincing victory
Business, Money & The Economy
South Africa has no energy crisis, says minister Gwede Mantashe – ‘We have no energy crisis, South Africa has an energy problem that will turn into a disaster if not attended,’ said the minister
Here’s how many bonds were granted for homes priced more than R3 million over the past 12 months – Housing demand has continued to gain momentum since the start of the year
Springbok player ratings: Full-on Faf, marvelous Mapimpi – But it’s the imposing pack of forwards that lay the foundation for a surprisingly complicated victory.