St Francis Today – News from St Francis, South Africa and around the world
Monday 7th January
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
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.
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
‘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.