Monday 30th September
St Francis & Kouga News
DINERS CLUB CELEBRATES ITS ANNUAL WINELIST AWARDS – The Eastern Cape, Southern Cape and Klein Karoo winners have been announced
Here is the official petrol price for October – The Department of Energy has published the final petrol price changes for October 2019.
J’Bay drug dealer arrested – Eastern Cape police have arrested a 29-year-old man for dealing in drugs in Jeffreys Bay.
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Mayonnaise bottle blow leads to husband’s death, wife arrested – A woman has been arrested after her husband apparently died after being cut by a shard of glass from a mayonnaise bottle hurled at him during an “alcohol induced argument”
Convicted drug mule’s lawyer suspects drug trafficking ring behind social media attacks – Convicted drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda says she won’t allow herself to be dragged into the mud by attention seekers
NSRI Jeffreys Bay attend to non-fatal drowning victim – NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty crew were activated following reports from an NSRI off-duty crewman, who works at a restaurant at the beach, of a non-fatal drowning at Dolphin Beach.
The Pupo Reign Continues, Samuel Wins QS10,000 EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira – Samuel Pupo (BRA) has won the QS10,000 EDP Billabong Pro Ericeira in exciting fashion yesterday, claiming victory in the Final bout against Stuart Kennedy (AUS)
TCS-WiFi Covers The Sea Harvest SA Junior Surfing Championships With Free WiFi – TCS-WiFi, powered by The Computer Shop, have plugged the entire Sea Harvest South African Junior Championships contest site into high-speed wifi
Action on day four of SA Junior Surfing Champs in JBay – he U 18 Boys lit the morning up on the fourth day of the Sea Harvest SA Junior Champs at Lower Point in JBay,
National & African News
UPDATE: Man stabbed to death at Clifton beach was first-year UCT student – The university confirms that four students suffered a tragic incident, resulting in an indiscriminate robbery and ensuing violent incident.
‘Generation of unskilled and ill-equipped youth’ will come from Grade 9 certificate – DA – The introduction of a General Education Certificate (GEC) in grade 9 will create another generation of young people who are unskilled and ill-equipped to enter the jobs market,
Nigerian ‘torture house’: Kaduna school was ‘like hellfire’ – A survivor of the Nigerian “torture house” raided by police has described being there as “living in hellfire”.
Cars taken from African leader’s son worth $18.5m at auction – An auction house in Switzerland is set to sell 25 luxury cars including Ferraris, Rolls-Royces and Lamborghinis that Geneva authorities seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president
Justice Edwin Cameron: ‘If any judge has ever taken money, I would be utterly amazed‘ – Retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron says if any judge has ever taken money as alleged, he would be utterly amazed.
DA backs Mmusi Maimane over Markus Jooste sponsored car – The DA has come to the defence of its leader Mmusi Maimane amid reports that he had continued to drive around a car paid for by former Steinhof chief executive officer Markus Jooste.
SAPS ‘not aware’ of complaints surrounding ‘rogue unit’ projects – In February 2010, the Snowman dossier found its way to Malema, who falsely claimed it was a National Intelligence Agency document.
Tender Comrades Part Two: Tshwane tenderpreneur’s R15m ‘EFF tithe’ – We present the clearest evidence yet that EFF leaders are taking kickbacks for contracts in cities where the party emerged as kingmaker after the 2016 municipal elections.
Tender Comrades Analysis: When it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck – Here’s why we believe a Tshwane tenderpreneur’s R15-million paid to EFF-linked companies was corrupt.
#GuptaLeaks wins Global Shining Light investigative journalism award – Announced in Hamburg, Germany on Saturday, the team won for #GuptaLeaks, the story of how the patronage network run by the family engineered the system of state capture.
Business, Money & The Economy
This is how Eskom throttles the economy – Reserve Bank analysis shows the effect of load shedding on economic growth, particularly on mining and manufacturing.
How SARS will deal with South Africa’s tax revolt – South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Edward Kieswetter has stated that the revenue service needs to prosecute tax dodgers to prevent a widespread tax revolt.
Robert De Niro drops f-bomb on critics of anti-Trump stance – live on CNN – The actor and longtime Trump foe Robert De Niro has hit back against his critics at Fox News, saying “Fuck ’em” – live on CNN.
ERASMUS: Japan a ‘Scary’ Option for the Boks – Rassie Erasmus revealed that Japan were a “scary” proposition after the hosts’ staggering upset of Ireland put them on a collision course with the Springboks in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Science & Environment
Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights – The American entrepreneur Elon Musk has given a further update on his Starship and Super Heavy rocket system.
Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of SA’s biggest earthquake – The quake, which measured 6.3 on the Richter scale, occurred in the Tulbagh area in the Western Cape on September 29 1969.