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Tuesday 18th June

St Francis & Kouga

Everyone is talking about CBD oil and the benefits for your health  –  Many of us have heard all the amazing if not miraculous stories of CBS (cannabis) oil but have our reservations about using it ….

Richard Cowling – An ‘Oscar In Science’

Marge Middleton submitted this truly important and interesting article on Professor Richard Cowling's recent inauguration into the...

Boost for KwaNomzamo soup kitchen

Kouga Municipality has boosted the efforts of a KwaNomzamo soup kitchen to help alleviate the plight of the poor.The Siyabonelela Soup...

Municipality starts trucking in water to St Francis

We do hope by the time you read this that the water supply has been restored. If not, hang in there and keep saving water for it won't...

Woltemade Street closes for “plastic” upgrade

Woltemade Street in Jeffreys Bay will be closed from Friday (19 July)A section of Woltemade Street in Jeffreys Bay will be closed from...

Boat restrictions on Kromme

Both the St Francis Bay Riparian Home Owners Association (SFBRHOA) and the Kromme Joint River Committee (KJRC) are acting as agents for...

Two Agents Win All Expenses Trip to Turkey

Well it seems the property market in St Francis and Cape St Francis is certainly alive and well if the achievements of two Pam Golding...


Suspension bridge collapsesKouga Municipality would like to call on residents of St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis to use water very...

Speeding Anarchy in Cape St Francis

One of the Cape St Francis WhatsApp groups lit up the other day on the subject of speeding and an appeal has gone out for residents, and...

St Francis Brewery Going that Extra Mile to Reduce Plastic Waste

St Francis Brewing Company have been part of Ocean Pledge for some time now and are taking their pledge one step further in their effort...

Chicken chain starts recruiting locally

One of South Africa's biggest fast-food chains has started a recruitment drive in Kouga ahead of the opening of their first store at...
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Chelsea Tuach and Adin Masencamp Take Titles & Junior Champions Crowned on Youth Day – The cream rose to the top at the Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing pres by Hurley when Barbados surfer Chelsea Tuach won the Women’s Qualifying Series (QS) 3000

Buffalo and hyena available at Kirkwood Wildsfees auction   –  The annual Kirkwood Wildsfees game auction is breaking new ground with hyena and buffalo with Kruger National Park genes on sale.

National & African News

‘This is the end’: driver as elephant charges car in Kruger National Park   –  That is what Marianne Kuehnast thought as an elephant charged towards her vehicle in the Kruger National Park.

SANDF soldiers and Mozambican border police in ‘shooting incident’  –  South African National Defence Force soldiers have been involved in a “shooting incident” with Mozambican border police on the border between the two countries.

Tough talk by the AU and US looks unlikely to dislodge Sudan’s military junta   –  Khartoum’s military leaders are shrugging off the pressure on them mainly because of support from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt.

Ramaphosa deeply saddened by road deaths on the R81  –  ‘It is absolutely devastating to lose so many young lives in this manner,’ Ramaphosa said in a statement.


Who’s winning the battle of the bulls, Cyril or Ace? And will Busisiwe Mkhwebane survive?  –  Respecting a rogue Public Protector is a naive political strategy. In the brute world of real politics, Busisiwe Mkhwebane is an absolute risk to the Ramaphosa era.

Zindzi Mandela nowhere to be found after ‘race’ tweets  –  The department of international relations and cooperation has been unable to reach SA’s ambassador to Denmark since controversial tweets appeared in her name.

Mkhwebane vs ???

Mkhwebane under the cosh as ex-Sars duo set ultimatum  –  The public protector was given until mid-morning to apologise to Ivan Pillay and Johann van Loggerenberg – if not, they ‘may take action’.

Mkhwebane vs ???

Mkhwebane under the cosh as ex-Sars duo set ultimatum  –  The public protector was given until mid-morning to apologise to Ivan Pillay and Johann van Loggerenberg – if not, they ‘may take action’.

Business, Money & Economy

Steinhoff set to release its delayed 2018 earnings report  –  Retailer Steinhoff is set to release its long-delayed audited group financial results for 2018 on Tuesday. 

SABC faces ‘extremely uncertain’ financial position  –  The financial position of the SABC has been worsening over the last nine months and the public broadcaster is at the mercy of its creditors as it awaits a decision on its application for a R3.2bn financial support from the government.

International News

US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran   –  The US military will send an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East as tensions build with Iran.

Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit  –  The move was in retaliation for the unilateral US withdrawal from the accord last year, which saw Washington impose tough economic sanctions on Tehran.

Cricket World Cup

TODAY –  England vs Afghanistan –  Supersport Ch 202

Bangladesh beats WIndies – West Indies vs Bangladesh – Match Highlights | ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


Junior Boks crash to France defeat in U20 semi-final  –  The Junior Springboks have lost their World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final against defending champions France at the Racecourse Stadium in Rosario on Monday.

‘Pretty good’ says US Open good-guy champion Woodland  –  Woodland, long known as a long-hitter, has worked tirelessly on other aspects of his game.


Atlantic Ocean ‘running out of breath‘  –  A huge international research programme has been launched to assess the health of the Atlantic Ocean.


Please sign this petition to stop octopus trap fishing along our South African coastline.

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