St Francis & Kouga
ST FRANCIS WATER ALERT: – suspension bridge collapses – Kouga Municipality would like to call on residents of St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis to use water very sparingly.
Corona JBay Open & WinterFest
Lakey Peterson advances into Quarterfinals at Corona Open JBay – mericans Lakey Peterson and Courtney Conlogue won their heats in three-to-six foot (0.9 – 1.8 meter) conditions
JBay Winterfest: Big Wins, Big Upsets at the Corona Open JBay – Saturday offered an excellent day of surfing at the Corona Open JBay, as perfect four-to-six foot waves poured down the point
BOOK LAUNCH – The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls & Evening With Britt Merrick – Monday book launch of John McCarthy’s The Sexy Ugly Beautifuls book at 6 pm – Britt Merrick on Tuesday 16 July at 6pm at the Corona Main Bar
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & South Coast
Two held for Uber hijacking, kidnapping – Two men who allegedly hijacked an Uber vehicle and kidnapped a driver at the weekend were arrested on Sunday.
Citrus Industry impacted by go slow at Port of Nqgura – The “go-slow” strike action at the Port of Nqgura in Port Elizabeth is costing the local economy millions of rand every day
National & African News
‘James Small collapsed naked in a sex club the night of his death’ – report – A judicial inquest has been opened into the death of former Springbok player James Small following allegations that he was found naked and unconscious in a sex club
Wallabies prop robbed and injured in Sandton – Taniela Tupou sustained minor cuts to his arm following the theft of his cellphone near the team hotel.
Famous SA actor, two others, arrested for impersonating police officials and kidnapping – A famous South African actor and his two accomplices arrested for mpersonating police officials, kidnapping, extortion and other charges.
DA calls for immediate recall of ambassador Bruce Koloane – The Democratic Alliance has asked International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor to immediately recall ambassador Bruce Koloane
Mkhwebane vs Ramaphosa & Gordhan
Gordhan and Ramaphosa will need a serious legal effort to overcome Mkhwebane’s clumsy scattergun approach – President Cyril Ramaphosa may have missed a political trick when he appointed his Cabinet after the May 8 elections.
Zuma mocks his critics on Twitter ahead of state capture appearance: ‘I thought I should brighten up your day’ – A video clip of former president Jacob Zuma dancing and mocking his critics was posted on social networking site Twitter on Sunday afte
Zondo zooms into corrupt municipalities – The Zondo Commission into State Capture looks set to shift focus to corrupt municipalities
#StateCaptureInquiry: Zuma backers pose potential headache for Zondo – a group of Zuma backers who call themselves “Concerned South African Citizens” are planning to petition Chief Justice Raymond Zondo
Business, Money & Economy
The winners in the Steinhoff mess – An astonishing R3.75 billion – that’s how much Steinhoff International has spent on auditor fees and fees relating to the forensic investigation, advisory and restructure of the business
Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela expected back in court in mining damage case – A court case against the politically connected former directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems is expected to start in the Springs Regional Court on Monday.
Strong 6.6 quake hits off northwest Australia – A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off northwest Australia Sunday, shaking buildings over a wide area but causing no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
‘Go back home’: Trump aims racist attack at Ocasio-Cortez and other congresswomen – Donald Trump used racist language to attack “the Squad” on Sunday, saying four progressive Democrats who have clashed with party leaders should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came”.
Cricket World Cup
England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand – England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice.
Novak Djokovic says self-belief was the key to his Wimbledon title – Novak Djokovic called his Wimbledon final victory over Roger Federer “the most mentally demanding match of his career”
Pride of SA Impey win Tour stage nine – A South African, Daryl Impey, won stage nine of the Tour de France on Sunday leaving local fans to settle for Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe keeping hold of the yellow jersey on Bastille Day.
Used cooking oil imports may boost deforestation – Imports of a “green fuel” source may be inadvertently increasing deforestation and the demand for new palm oil, a study says.
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