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St Francis & Kouga
To all the ladies in St Francis & Kouga Region have a wonderful Woman’s Day
More muscle for Ocean View crime-fighters – COMMUNITY efforts to fight crime in Ocean View, Jeffreys Bay have been strengthened through Kouga Municipality’s Ward Development Fund. – MAYBE THIS COULD BE EXTENDED TO SEA VISTA
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Four injured crewman patient evacuated off a ship – NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew, aboard the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft to rendezvous with a bulk carrier approaching Port Elizabeth
EC boy drowns as ADM strikers allegedly sabotage water infrastructure – An eight-year-old Eastern Cape boy has drowned in a canal in the Great Kei region while drawing water for his family.
Spike in vigilante killings in Port Elizabeth – says the police – There has been a spike in vigilante killings in Port Elizabeth, say the police.
Duo nabbed with stolen cables worth R300K in Nelson Mandela Bay – Port Elizabeth police dog Max from the K9 Unit apprehended two suspected cable thieves in Bethelsdorp,
Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane: Bad moon rising for the public protector? – In fights such as these, it can be vitally important to get all legal technicalities absolutely correct. Now, apparent mistakes on her part are coming back to haunt her.
National & African News
The thin blue line between cop and crook is narrower than ever – More than 4,000 police officers have criminal records, largely due to government not implementing provisions of the National Development Plan
Company that allegedly gifted cattle to Zuma refuses to provide report detailing contracts worth R600m – Cmpany t has refused to provide the national government with a report on all the contracts it has undertaken for the North West government
Two nabbed with abalone worth R4m in Hermanus – Police arrested two foreign nationals and seized abalone worth R4 million during a raid at a premises in Hermanus
600 taken in for document checks as police raid Joburg CBD – Gauteng premier David Makhura has confirmed that at least 600 people were taken in by police on Wednesday to verify whether they are in the country legally.-
Lead investigator in Gumede case survives hit in Germiston – The investigator was ambushed outside his home in Germiston last Friday, where he was shot and wounded.
CLAIMED: R23m lotto winner claims jackpot just before it expires – The winner of the Lotto Jackpot valued at R23 744 139 has claimed their prize just two months before the ticket expired,
Secret details of the land deal that brought the IFP into the 94 poll – How did 2.8-million hectares administered by the KwaZulu homeland end up in a trust with the Zulu king as its trustee?
Mkhwebane vs Ramaphosa
Judge to rule on Ramaphosa vs. Mkhwebane battle over Gordhan – The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will today rule on the urgent application brought by President Cyril Ramaphosa against the Public Protector
Eskom pension scam: Molefe must pay back the money – The story of Brian Molefe’s R30-million pension bonanza is one of greed and mismanagement.
Business, Money & Economy
How bad is the foreign selling of SA assets? – Over the last week a fair deal of concern has been raised about foreign selling of South African bonds.
Kuga deaths: Ford SA initiates settlement negotiations – National Consumer Commission had planned to prosecute
Beast and the boys force their way into Boks’ ‘A-team’ – It says much that the only changes Rassie Erasmus made for the meeting with Argentina is his replacement front row two weeks ago against the All Blacks.
First consumer product made in exclusion zone – “It’s the only bottle in existence – I tremble when I pick it up,” says Prof Jim Smith, gingerly lifting a bottle of Atomik grain spirit.
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