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St Francis & Kouga
Cup-of-Soup raises over R13000 for Hospice – he Cup-of-Soup day held at Cape St Francis Resort last Friday raised R13 150 for St Francis / Kouga Hospice.
Pam Golding Properties Canals Winter Challenge – The 14th annual Pam Golding Properties Canals Winter Challenge, hosted by St Francis Paddling Club, will be held this year on Sunday 21 July 2019.
Corona JBay Open & WinterFest
Four South African Surfers To Compete in the Corona Open JBay – De Vries, February and Buitendag to Join Jordy Smith in Jeffreys Bay
Winterfest Bowls Tournament Results & Comedy Lineup – Bowls 4’s results & the lineup fpr the comedy fest
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & South Coast
Bay’s penguin population closely monitored after oil spill – Nelson Mandela Bay’s penguin population will be closely monitored after four oiled birds were found following this weekend’s oil spill in Algoa Bay.
DA to lay charges in EC toilet scandal – DA Eastern Cape Leader, Nqaba Bhanga, will be laying criminal charges against those implicated in the Amathole District Municipality’s toilet scandal.
National & African News
Cele mum on state of emergency plea but promises steps to end Cape Flats killings – As the bloodletting on the Cape Flats continues unabated and calls for the deployment of the army fall on deaf ears
Land Reform committee condemns KZN land invasion, farm manager assault – The attack on the farm manager happened during an invasion of a 7,500 hectare farm, valued at more than R300 million.
Gun Free SA tells police to destroy firearms to keep them out of underworld’s hands – Gun Free SA on Tuesday urged the South African Police Service (SAPS) to destroy seized and surrendered firearms.
UN hails Africa free trade area as ‘bridge to peace’ – UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed said the pact was an important step towards reducing the lure of emerging terror groups for the young.
Mkhwebane vs Pravin
Public Protector answers seven burning questions on Gordhan report – Was Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane selective in her finding that Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan is in breach of the Executive Ethics Act and guilty of maladministration?
I was violated for five years for exposing ‘rogue unit’ – Piet Rampedi – The former Sunday Times journalist accuses several of his former colleagues of being involved in a cover-up driven by Pravin Gordhan.
Ex-protocol boss tells Zondo of ‘inaccuracies’ in Waterkloof Gupta landing report – Bruce Koloane says the manner in which the JCPS report was compiled smells fishy and that if it smells fishy, then it is fishy.
Dan Matjila finally makes his debut before Judge Lex Mpati – but gets off to a rough start – On Monday, the inquiry began, at last, hearing evidence from the fund manager’s former chief executive, Dr Daniel Matjila.
Business, Money & Economy
How the accountants mangled capitalism – SA is not alone – it’s a global phenomenon.
Gold sees wildest price swings since 2016 – The gold market is seeing the biggest price swings since late 2016 as traders and investors struggled to read when the US Federal Reserve may cut interest rates.
Hong Kong: Carrie Lam says extradition bill is ‘dead’ but stops short of withdrawal – City’s leader says legislation a ‘total failure’ but does not confirm protester demand that it be scrapped completely
Ambassador ‘has PM’s full support’ despite Trump criticism – Downing Street says the UK’s ambassador to the US has the prime minister’s “full support”, despite Donald Trump saying he will no longer work with him.
Cricket World Cup
TODAY – India vs New Zealand – DSTV Channel 202
Berrettini Asks Federer How Much He Owes For Wimbledon Lesson – Italian reflects after 74-minute loss in the fourth round
How Norway turns criminals into good neighbours – Norway moved away from a punitive “lock-up” approach and sharply cut reoffending rates.
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