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And so it is back to work – As a great season draws to a close, a happy, wonderful and successful 2019 to all SFT readers!

Lyons Group Yellowtail December Competition – Over the official competition there were 23 boats with 87 anglers, 14 of which were Juniors and 4 were Ladies.

National (South Africa & Africa) News

This is what really happened on Clifton Fourth Beach: security firm boss – For the first time, the head of the security company at the centre of the Clifton beach race row has given his version of events.

Man accused of starting deadly Overstrand fire expected to appear in court – The 34-year-old is facing a charge of contravention of the Nature Conservation Act.

An open letter to white people about #Skaapgate – Dear White people. You continue showing more outrage about the sheep than about the racism on the beach. 

WATCH: Sneaky leopard catches impala mid-air in perfect hunt – A leopard managed to sneak up to some unsuspecting impalas and snagged himself lunch in Kruger National Park. 

Irishman missing after coming to SA to meet woman he met online – Stanley Currie was alleged to have boarded his flight on December 28‚ but hasn’t been heard from since December 30.


#Elections 2019

The politics of 2019 – sharp, divisive, dangerous – A series of different political dynamics are bound to culminate around the national elections, currently scheduled for some time in the autumn. 

Business, Money & Economy

What does 2019 hold for the property sector? – What happens in the property market is often a reflection of what’s happening in the country at large.

6 ways to lessen your Janu-worry financial blues – The high spending season of December has come and gone, leaving many South African consumers in debt or struggling to make household finances last 

International News

‘Yellow vests’ storm French ministry as protests turn violent – “Yellow vest” protesters returned in force to the streets of France this weekend, clashing with police in several cities and smashing their way into a government ministry in Paris with the help of a forklift truck.

Trump: ‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall – President Donald Trump said Sunday that he might declare a national emergency imminently to secure money for his border wall.


Faf du Plessis suspended for third Test – Proteas captain Faf du Plessis was on Sunday suspended for one Test because of his team’s slow over rate as they beat Pakistan in Cape Town.

Big plans to break MultiChoice’s DStv monopoly on sport – ICASA has released its Draft Sports Broadcasting Services Amendment Regulations 2018, which are aimed at making big sporting events accessible for free to all South Africans.


Swimming and your hearing: what you need to know – Water exposure can cause damage, which may affect your ears and hearing later in life. Here’s what you need to know and how to take care of your ears when going for a dip.

Kouga Enjoys Bumper Season

Compliments have been pouring in for Kouga Municipality in the wake of a successful festive season.While the overall visitor tally is...

A Caring Community

Community joins in to search for missing petThe St Francis Animal Loving Community came together yesterday when a group searched an area...

When Four Pounds earned 8p

Movie Ticket Prices Set To RocketAn article in ‘MyBroadBand’ titled ‘Massive movie ticket price hikes in South Africa’ prompted me to...

Blues and a Picnic

Blues on the River Picnic with Gerald Clark After touring Eastern Europe for a several years Gerald Clark is bringing his band from the...

Recycling – a success story

Make it a permanent Recycling Facility Please Mr MayorThe temporary recycling depot proved a huge success over the season. It was...

Cell C Goodwave Surf Contest Surfers Names Announced

St Francis & JBay Surfers in lineup The event organisers of the 2019 Cell C Goodwave have announced the invited surfers for the...

R2000 reward for missing dog

Much loved Oakley missing in RebelsrusSt Francis Animal Rescue has asked St Francis Today to publish this plea for anyone who may have...

Meths arrest in JBay

Police arrests suspects with over R300,000 TikPolice arrested four suspects in possession of crystal methamphetamine  (commonly known as...

And so it is back to work

As a great season draws to a close, a happy, wonderful and successful 2019 to all SFT readers!After 13 days not following the news at...

Lyons Group Yellowtail December Competition

News from Port St Francis Ski Boat And Yacht Club 23 boats with 87 anglers, 14  Juniors and 4 Ladies.The competition was run over 2 days...

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