Thursday 02 May 2024

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Village News:

FOSTER UpdateTwo fund raisers upcoming for FOSTER

Win A Car With SPAR, Wine Of The Week and How To Make Large Baked Potato Cups – What’s On At The SUPERSPAR

Scooter LifeNotes From The Editor

The dogs bark, the caravan comesNotes From The Editor

Sunset Sail In Indonesia – Photo Of The Day

 

Kouga Municipality:

First Tursday St Francis

 

Regional:

NMB Business Chamber establishes another business cluster in Newton Park – Another suburb in NMB taking service delivery (of the lack there of) into their own hands.

Politics:

John Steenhuisen says only DA can save NMB from rampant crime – The DA is adamant they are the party to save NMB.

Zuma’s MK party denies forging signatures – Seems there is always something happening with Zumas new MK party.

SPORT:

The ‘Rose of Soweto’ dies at 57 – South African boxing legend Dingaan Thobela has died at the age of 57.

T20 Cricket World Cup in USA will be ‘stepping stone’ for Olympics – Cricket’s only previous appearance at an Olympics was in 1900 in Paris, where a team from Great Britain defeated France.

This & That:

Takealot’s plan to compete with Amazon in South Africa Takealot isn’t phased by Amazons move to SA.

International:

Man, 36, charged with murder of Daniel Anjorin, 14, after Hainault stabbingsTeenage boy died in attack by man armed with sword, while two police officers and two others were injured

ENTERTAINMENT:

Top tips on how to enjoy the Cape Town Jazz Festival – Festival is happening on the 3rd and 4th May in Cape Town. 

Energy:

Orania kissing load-shedding goodbye with massive battery – Oranias new plan helps them ensure they are not affected up to stage 6 loadshedding.

Eskom burned enough diesel to fill nearly 42 million Toyota Hilux bakkies in five years – Thats quite a few Hilux Bakkies over a short period of time – the real reason for the price increase, perhaps?
 

Crime:

Popo Kanyiso, defender of the peace – Local security in Richmond Hill speaks on how he helps keep the streets safe, with 15 years of experience to back him up. 

Hawks host awareness campaign as kidnappings rise – As the spike in kidnappings, the Hawks are here to help you stay more vigilant. 

Colin Kannemeyer sentenced to 25 years for wife’s murder – The family has peace and closure after sentencing. 

 Visiting Buffalo City – Notes From The Editor

Has anyone been to East London/Buffalo City recently? Helluva place.  I was down there for a surfing tournament that my son was surfing in, and that...

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says – Happy Mother’s Day and what a day it was!

St Francis Links Golf News Nearly 100 joined us at the Links in support of their moms and a wonderful Mother’s Day celebration! The team put it on...

J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run Returns as a Highlight of J-Bay Surf Fest ‘24

  May 2024, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape – Entries are now open for the J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run in Jeffreys Bay on 22 June...

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge In Action – Photo Of The Day

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge was one of the Cape St Francis surfers who attended the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef presented by Sea Harvest, a Surfing...

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace Wins Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace and Louise Lepront are the winners of the Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef Cape St...

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Weather Forecast for the Weekend – Have a look and see whats coming your way this weekend. 

Tech:

South African firms paid ransomware attackers an average of R17.9 million – The sad truth is that paying the ransom is cheaper than recovering the system after not complying.

 

Food:

Traditional Homegrown South African Recipes – Add something new to this weekends dinner plans. 

 
 

Environment:

EC environmental activists scoop top global award – Award won with battle against Shell over seismic testing.

These are the world’s biggest plastic polluters – What systems do you have in place to reduce, reuse or recycle your plastic waste?

Business:

Ramaphosa denies there is a hostile business environment in South Africa – Shake up in the mining industry amidst merger proposal highlights the ANC government has undermined investor confidence in the country.

Treasury looking at offshore investment changes for South Africa – Treasury says it made a mistake in the amendment in 2023 in connection with offshore investments.