St Francis Today – News from St Francis, South Africa and around the world
Thursday 9th May
St Francis & Kouga
Full classrooms at Talhado to kick off the year – The school started off the year with a full contingent of 90 learners.
Santa Says Selective Lighting are making Fridays extra special at St Francis Links. – And he also says its almost time for the 2019 PGA
Have your Say & Collo’s Blog
Not so indelible, indelible ink – Quite an interesting question came up during an Election Commission press briefing late yesterday afternoon.
PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast
National & African News
Defiant Khoisan group ‘swears in’ their own leader of SA – In an act of defiance, a small group of Khoisan chose election day to symbolically inaugurate their own chosen leader of South Africa.
Elephant, giraffe and vulture electrocuted at Kruger National Park – SANParks said an elephant, giraffe and a vulture were electrocuted after an Eskom power line collapsed inside the Kruger National Park (KNP).
Zimbabwe High Court declares opposition leader Nelson Chamisa illegitimate – The MDC has countered that the ruling is an attempt by the ruling Zanu-PF to destabilise the opposition.
Follow all the 2019 election results live right here! – Keep track of the results in The Citizen’s live electoral map.
24LIVE BLOG – All the news, opinion and analysis around the South African General Elections 2019 as it happens
Five post-election economic milestones to watch – Unless the government adopts market-friendly economic policies that stimulate growth and job creation, the 2024 national election is likely to be a fraught affair.
#SAElections2019: Numerous hiccups cause headache for Western Cape IEC – The DA and the ANC in the Western Cape have confirmed that they have filed a number of complaints to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) over the elections.
Business, Money & Economy
Property slowdown beckons as next risk for emerging markets – As growth worries and trade war jitters threaten to spoil any rebound for emerging markets in 2019, property markets are shaping up as a critical element to monitor for further signs of gloom.
Steinhoff says Jooste got $2.4m bonus without approvals – Payout not approved by the human resources and remuneration committee nor by the supervisory board.
Hackers make off with £31m in Bitcoin heist from Binance exchange – About 2% of the cryptocurrency exchange’s total holdings were stolen by hackers in what the company said was a patient attack.
US House panel holds Attorney General William Barr in contempt – US Attorney General William Barr should be held in contempt of Congress, the House of Representatives judiciary committee has ruled.
Champions League: All-English final as Tottenham Hotspur beat Ajax – Defender Danny Rose says the Spurs players “saw Liverpool last night and it just goes to show it’s not over until it’s over”.
Super Rugby, Round 13 – Part One – The Crusaders may be on a road trip to South Africa, but Friday is earmarked for two crucial derby matches.
UK drones map Chernobyl’s ‘Red Forest’ – Chernobyl’s “Red Forest” – one of the most radioactive locations on Earth – has just been surveyed by UK scientists using a suite of drones.
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