Saturday 25 June

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Low 12:14PM 0.56m
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LOCAL NEWS WEEK’SRECAP: (Kouga)

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – weekend price cuts, some tips on water saving, and more

The Human Side Of Money presented by Client Care Lifestyle Financial Planning- Why Risk Profiling Is Not The Answer To Successful Investing.

Property News You Can Use, presented by Harcourts – New Rental and Property Rules

SINGAKWENZA WASTE2TOYS Early Childhood Learning workshopsOn Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week, Sea Vista Primary hosted Singakwenza.

Notes From The Editor – Where are we going?

Self-Proclaimed Chief Threatens To Kill Political LeadershipThe political leaders threatened are Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, Kouga Deputy Executive Mayor, Hattingh Bornman, and Chief Whip, Councillor Daniel Benson.

The Rotary Club of St Francis Is Growing – Five new members were welcomed into the fold by St Francis Rotarians at St Francis Links on 14th June.

Photo Of The Day – Two Giraffe Passing Necks

Photo Of The DaySunset Rocks © Jacquie Jorgensen

Photo Of The Day – Lady and Dog on Nude Beach.

Photo Of The DayFlying Squirrel Nutkin.

Plakkie Classic Junior Surf Competition A Great Success in Victoria Bay – Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace wins U14 division.

Pro surfing heads to Rio – Jordy Smith and JBay surfer Matt McGilivray are both competing. The enxt event after Rio will be the Corona Open JBay.

Plakkie Classic JNR Surf Tournament – All The ImagesAll the photos from the weekend’s surfing event at Victoria Bay. Any photo requests to @gumbootism on Insta

Rip Curl GromSearch Heads For Seal Point, Cape St FrancisThe second 2022 Rip Curl series event will be held at Seal Point and is supported by The Cape St Francis Resort.

Backwash, Barrels, And Bruce AirsJBay surfer Matt McGillivray and Jordy Smith in action in Rio.

ST FRANCIS PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION:

Why Join The SFPO Association? – Here are ten excellent reasons to become members of the St Francis Bay Residents/Ratepayers Association.

TRAVEL:

Namibia Listed as “Most Unknown Paradises in the World to Visit”Namibia has found itself on a list of the ten least well-known places that offer stunning opportunities for photographers!

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Zondo commission: The chickens have come home to roost and there is no place to hideThe rogue comrades betrayed the trust that was placed in the ANC by our people.

REGIONAL NEWS: (East Cape, Port Elizabeth & Southern Coast)​

It’s raining at last in Nelson Mandela Bay, but dam supply will be cut as emergency water plan kicks inIt was decided to severely restrict extraction from the last big supply dam to prevent it from failing.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Eskom says illegal strike behind latest bout of Stage 4 load shedding‘We sincerely apologise to South Africans — one and all,’ said Eskom as the country was plunged into Stage 4 power cuts.

INTERNATIONAL:

Shooting at Oslo gay bar leaves at least two people dead ahead of Pride paradeAt least 2 people killed and 10 wounded after a shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Oslo

THIS & THAT:

Flower box murder: Husband pleads guilty as he cant live with his conscienceIt has been a decade since the decomposed body of Wynand Hibbers was found on a property in Blue Water Bay.

EARTH, OCEANS, SPACE & THE UNIVERSE:

A ‘blue hole’ to the Northern LightsA little-known meteorological phenomenon makes a tiny village in Arctic Sweden one of the best places on Earth to consistently see the Aurora Borealis.

Nearly 150 new houses and major renovations are underway in St Francis Bay! 

Three adjacent houses being built opposite the canal harbour and Greek Taverna - 5 August 2022 -- 147 houses and major renovations were counted...

FOSTER thanks all those involved in the Coastal Clean Up on Saturday

Despite the earlier predictions, Saturday morning turned out to be a balmy winter's day ideal for cleaning the litter off our coastline in and...

Golden Oldie Santa Shoebox Project

The Rotary Club of St Francis is proud to be working alongside the Policlinic Pharmacy and J-Bay Trauma Support Centre on the Golden Oldies Santa...

Photo Of The Day – Muizenberg

A glorious photo of the Muizenberg Bathing Boxes. Photographer Thomas Lipke

Chokka Trail Run kicks off on Sunday

The sixth annual Chokka Trail Run will take place on Sunday, August 7, in the greater St Francis area, with the start and finish at the Cape St...

Photo Of The Day – Oh Dear, 2023 Is Around The Corner

Just like that and we're looking at 2023. In the middle of winter, everyone is yearning for our next summer. © Engin Akyurt

New Business: St Francis Window Cleaners

St Francis Window Cleaners. If anyone needs their windows cleaned and doesn't want to waste water, there is a new option in town. St Francis Window...

JBay Surfer Matt McGillivray Prepares for Outerknown Tahiti Pro, Last Stop Before WSL Rip Curl Finals

Surfing Today with Rip Curl South Africa TEAHUPO'O, Tahiti, French Polynesia - The world's best surfers are preparing for the penultimate event on...

Property News You Can Use, presented by Harcourts

Work From Home: Care For Yourself We all thought that work-from-home would be a temporary set-up, but for now, it seems it is likely to continue for...

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR? International Beer Day Today.

International Beer Day Today, 5 August Yep, today is International Beer Day, a global celebration of beer taking place in pubs, breweries, and...

SPORT:

A Currie Cup final like never before when Griquas clash with Pumas in KimberleySaturday’s Currie Cup final will celebrate the oldest contest in SA rugby with an unlikely winner.

ENTERTAINMENT:

Watch Roger Waters play a medley of Pink Floyd songs on ColbertThe former Pink Floyd frontman played “Another Brick In The Wall Pts. 2 & 3” and “The Happiest Days Of Our Lives”

TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:

‘Those bastard developments’ – why the inventor of the shopping mall denounced his dreamThe world’s first indoor mall was meant to usher in a utopian America. But its creator, an Austrian who had fled the Nazis, came to believe a nightmare had been unleashed

BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:

Big shake-up for jobs in South Africa as great resignation hitsSouth Africa’s ‘great resignation’ is ring-fenced in the professional and specialist roles that are scarce skills in the market