LOCAL NEWS RECAP: (Kouga)
Welcoming The Whales To St Francis – 5 June 2022 – With St Francis Tourism, Raggy Charters, Cape St Francis Resort, Joe Fish and St Francis Runners.
Property News You Can Use – Presented by Harcourts. Banks are lending despite interest rate pressure.
Expedition Africa will Host the World Championship – The Adventure Racing World Championships Goes to Africa for the first time in 2023, the venue is Cape St Francis Resort.
Surfing Today with Rip Curl: The Rip Curl GromSearch is heading to Cape St Francis.
What’s On At The SUPERSPAR– Weekend Price Cuts, Father’s Day Recipes and Our New Fridges
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.
Ruud sets-up French Open final against ‘idol’ Nadal – Casper Ruud became the first Norwegian man to reach a Grand Slam final on Friday when he set-up a French Open title clash with 13-time champion Rafael Nadal.
CRIME & CORRUPTION:
Crime crisis continues in first quarter of 2022 with women and children worst affected – At least 6,083 people were murdered in South Africa between January and March 2022.
REGIONAL NEWS: (East Cape, Port Elizabeth & Southern Coast)
Johnson welcomes government intervention in NMB’s water crisis – “Playing the blame game is not going to help, we need all hands on deck,” Johnson said at a media briefing.
THIS & THAT:
Man Celebrates Birthday by Collecting 35,000 Sanitary Pads – In Stephan Ferreira’s mind, every moment in life is an opportunity to give back. This includes his very own birthday, which he used to collect 35,000 sanitary pads.
UK accused of blocking South Africans at airports unless they pass Afrikaans test – South Africans living abroad have taken their frustrations to social media platform, accusing the UK of blocking them at airports unless they pass an Afrikaans test.
Doc Antle, Zoo Owner from ‘Tiger King,’ Arrested by FBI – Bhagavan “Doc” Antle, the self-stylized guru who gained attention for his turn in the popular Netflix docuseries Tiger King, was arrested by FBI agents in South Carolina Friday and remains jailed on unspecified charges/
No wind. No gas. No diesel. No powerships. Just solar – South Africa’s plan to procure emergency power to help Eskom stave off load-shedding before the end of 2022 has been utterly derailed.
BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS:
New smoking rules for Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has announced several changes as part of an initiative to phase out smoking and tobacco sales.