Saturday 30 April

High 3:24AM 1.96m
Low 9:34AM 0.26m
High 3:40PM 1.87m
Low 9:41PM 0.27m

LOCAL NEWS RECAP: (Kouga)

Property News You Can Use – Presented By Harcourts What’s in store for 2022.

Tool Time, with BuilditHow To Change A Tap Washer.

The West Wind Digital Lifestyle Magazine Issue15Coming in at 73 pages and filled with local news and interviews.

Kouga Will Run Out Of Water By The End Of MayLarge parts of Kouga will have no water by the end of May as the region is fast running out of potable water, with no significant rains projected for the next four months for the area.

Cooking With Conrad Gallagher – The Evolution Of Food. Is everything we consume in some way or form, less natural than 50 odd years ago? How did we get here, and how do we go back?

Surfing Today with Rip Curl – Gabriel Medina Returns To Championship Tour after a short break.

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – Weekend specials and extended specials at TOPS

Puzzle Page Is Updated Check it out this weekend.

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. Also, the SFPO Association has a Quicket page to accept subscriptions. So if you haven’t renewed your Association membership for this year yet, you can now do so very quickly on Quicket. It’s only R500 per annum and R330 if you’re a pensioner.

SPORT:

Entire Rugby Team Shave Their Heads to Support Coach’s Girlfriend! – High School rugby team go the extra mile to support their coach and his girlfriend’s stage 4 cancer fight!

CORRUPTION:

‘Almost a miracle’ Treasury wasn’t captured, says Chief Justice while recommending charges against Tony GuptaTony Gupta in the firing line as part four of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture report recommends that the NPA pursue charges against the associate of former president Jacob Zuma.

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

Humansdorp High School closed until further noticeHumansdorp Secondary School has been closed indefinitely because of a myriad of issues at one of the largest high schools in the Kouga Municipal Area.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

No dodging the State Capture hangover for McKinsey and TrillianThe Zondo Commission wants law enforcement to continue investigations into ‘rampant corruption’ identified in the awarding of deals to global consulting firm McKinsey & Co and the Gupta-linked Trillian Capital Partners.

INTERNATIONAL:

Photo Of The Day 2 – Kromme River Mouth in all her glory

Our ever-changing rivermouth. © Barry Culligan

Photo Of The Day – Elephant Bath

Elephant bath. Photo © Andrew Rice

Notes From The Editor – Water Crisis talks tonight, fat FOSTER Jol on Saturday, and Sunday Roast at The Brewery. It’s all happening.

Water Crisis Talks Tonight We have some fun times in our town, but the theme tonight at the Bowling Club is serious. Join Tsitsi-Kouga Constituency...

Surfing Today with Rip Curl: The Rip Curl GromSearch is heading to Cape St Francis.

Seal Point – the second leg in the new Rip Curl GromSearch surfing series is heading for Seal Point. It will run from 23 -24th July, the weekend...

Looking Back: St Francis Bay MTB Challenge 2009, 2010, 2011

St Francis Bay MTB Challenge 2009, 2010, 2011 By Richard Arderne The first St Francis Bay MTB Challenge was held on Sunday 6 September 2009, and we...

Photo Of The Day – Biggest Wave Ever Ridden, Ever…

Sebastian Steudtner (GER) has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest wave surfed (unlimited) – male. As part of the Red Bull...

Corona Open JBay – Looking Back At Jordy Smith’s 20 point heat

Perfect Scores At JBay We all know that Jordy Smith is capable of some incredible surfing. The Durban-born Capetonian won two Corona JBay Open...

Kouga Business Forum Launch

Last week Thursday saw a well-attended Kouga Business Forum launch at The Links. With the rain starting to come down, there was an air of optimism...

Property News You Can Use, presented by Harcourts

Paint like a Pro: Some tips Prepare your substrate properly. We can’t stress the importance of this step enough. Cracks, peeling or flaking areas...

Photo Of The Day – Early Morning Sand Dune

Early morning sand dune walk. Image © Wendy Wei

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Elon Musk ‘Vehemently’ Opposed Trump’s Twitter Ban: Report“He vehemently disagrees with censoring. Especially for a sitting president. Insane.”

TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:

Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel dismisses Facebook’s metaverse as ‘hypothetical’Founder says his company is committed to augmenting the real world