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St Francis & Kouga
In living COLOUR at St Francis Links – Where else do you want to be!
Concern as domestic animals poisoned at Jeffrey’s Bay and St Francis Bay – A St Franics Bay resident is in a state of shock after her cat suffered a violent death on Tuesday morning – apparently by poisoning.
Corona JBay Open & WinterFest
Jordy Smith powers to victory in Round One of the Corona Open JBay – The opening day of the Corona Open JBay was an all-day action-fest of high performance surfing, as the world’s best surfers took to the perfect waves of Supertubes
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & South Coast
12 heavily oiled penguins recovered in Algoa Bay after oil spill – South African National Parks marine rangers have recovered 12 heavily oiled penguins on the St Croix Island in Algoa Bay.
National & African News
Sanity has eventually prevailed at NPA, Booysen says – After repeated failed attempts to prosecute Booysen, a panel set up by the NPA head found that a proper case had not been made.
Shamila Batohi maps the road from ‘massive credibility – Prosecutions boss Shamila Batohi, said on Tuesday the National Prosecuting Authority faced a ‘massive credibility challenge’ and was ‘seriously divided’.
South African teens fly from Cape to Cairo in homemade plane – An aircraft built by South African teenagers has successfully landed in Egypt three weeks after it set off from Cape Town.
WATCH: Five black mambas surround ‘snake magnet’ home in Durban – KwaZulu-Natal snake catcher Nick Evans faced an unusual challenge when he was called out to remove five black mambas from a single Durban property
Zimbabwe opposition MP arrested on treason charges: lawyer – Job Sikhala, senior official in the MDC, allegedly said in a speech at a rally on Saturday that the party would unseat Mnangagwa before the next election.
Human settlements dept will be first land expropriators – Sisulu – ‘We intend to include in the bill a clause that all state-owned land and public land in the cities is to be used for housing purposes,” the minister said.
Zindzi Mandela faces hate speech complaint over land tweet – Lobby group AfriForum has submitted a hate speech complaint against Zindzi Mandela to the South African Human Rights Commission
Mkhwebane vs Reserve Bank
No sign of life at the ConCourt – There are no signs the Constitutional Court is preparing to deliver judgment in the case between Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) in the Absa-Bankorp lifeboat matter.
I lied about Zuma involvement in Waterkloof, Bruce Koloane claims – In testimony the Zondo Commission which at times stretched credulity, Koloane said he was ‘ashamed’ of having lied about executive involvement in the Waterkloof saga.
Dan Matjila – the PIC’s one-man wrecking ball (with a little help from Brian Molefe) – Dan Matjila may have been trying to paint himself as a victim of political interference and greed. But what he instead succeeded in doing is show how much he bent over backwards to curry favours with politicians
Business, Money & Economy
Bitter blue-on-blue as Hunt and Johnson clash on live TV – Hunt accuses rival Johnson of putting ambition before country in head-to-head Tory leadership debate
US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters – A senior general has said the US wants to create an international military coalition to safeguard waters around Iran and Yemen.
Cricket World Cup
India v New Zealand semi-final to resume on Wednesday after rain delay – New Zealand are 211 for five overnight with 3.5 overs remaining
QF Preview: Nadal, Federer Striving For More Wimbledon History – Querrey, Nishikori looking to stun the all-time greats and reach Wimbledon SF
FIFA to pump millions into South Africa and kickstart amateur football economy – A seismic change is about to take place in the funding of amateur soccer clubs by Fifa, and SA clubs need to make sure they are in a position to benefit.
Land Speed Record
Bloodhound supersonic car to run at high speed in October – The Bloodhound supersonic car will conduct high-speed trials on Hakskeen Pan, a dried-out lakebed in Northern Cape, South Africa.in October.
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