Tuesday 17th September
St Francis & Kouga News
In Kouga, the DA is a government for the future – If we want to build a modern, resilient country that is able to adapt to the challenges of our fast-changing world, then we have to make sure we remain future-focused.
A perfect storm is gathering: South Africa’s perpetual water crisis – Although a national probem it certainly applies to us in the Eastern Came. Click on DAM LEVELS below to see how dam levels have fallen in past fortnight
DAM LEVELS – Are you doing all you can to save water?
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Ambulance crew attacked, robbed while on duty in PE – Members of an ambulance crew were attacked and robbed in Port Elizabeth on Monday,
Springboks vs All Blacks in …
WATCH | ‘I will be the man people run to, not run from’ – high school boys make moving pledge written by Gauteng teacher – “Random boys, naughty kids and kids with full colour blazers and what not – they came forward and said they’d like to take the pledge.”
Ramaphosa calls on men to speak out on crimes against women: ‘It is the men who rape, it is the men who kill’ – President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa should aim to create a society in which women feel safe and enjoy rights as men do.
National & African News
Gang on the run after brazen cash-in-transit heist in KZN – Police are searching for a gang of more than 10 armed men who pulled off a brazen cash-in-transit heist in Mandeni, north of Durban, on Monday afternoon.
Ramaphosa decides to keep SANDF on Cape Flats until March 2020 – The DA has backed the move, but wants clearer conditions attached to the deployment.
Zimbabwe’s (non) human rights are under UN scrutiny – As Zimbabwe suffers a renewed police clampdown, the UN has sent a top official to the country to ‘assess the country’s achievements and challenges
Surveillance laws under Rica ruled unconstitutional – Court puts the brakes on abuse of state entities by connected political individuals.
Business, Money & The Economy
Why the oil price shock couldn’t come at worse time for the world’s economy – The record oil-price surge after a strike on a Saudi Arabian oil facility couldn’t come at a worse time for a world economy already in the grip of a deepening downturn.
Saudi oil attacks: Nato chief ‘extremely concerned’ about escalation – The head of the Nato military alliance has said he is extremely concerned that tensions will escalate after an attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Johnson humiliated by Luxembourg PM at ’empty chair’ press conference – Xavier Bettel gesticulates at empty podium as British PM skips press conference amid loud protests
Rassie’s Irishman already has the feel of a trump card – Much like Eddie Jones in 2007, it at least sounds like Felix Jones is already having an influence on the Springboks’ World Cup assault.
All Blacks aiming to punish any South Africa gambles – The hotly-anticipated match between the two old rivals on just the second day of the tournament is set to ignite the World Cup
South Africa’s Survival Guide to Climate Change: Buy, borrow or steal it – A recent survey has found a shocking level of ignorance in South Africa about climate change — 59% of people surveyed had not heard of climate crisis at all,
This & That
These are the top five best-selling cars of all time – The most popular cars on a global scale (according to sales figures) are: