St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Thursday 1st November
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Bennie Bosch escapes serious electrical shock – Kouga Municipality Electrical Services Area Engineer, Bennie Bosch, was badly shocked whilst working at restoring power to St Francis on Tuesday
Millions for Coastal Upgrades – Millions for dune rehabilitation and coastal upgrades at St Francis Bay and Oyster Bay.
Municipality to get tough on debtors – Kouga Municipality is stepping up its efforts to collect outstanding services and rates monies
National (South Africa & Africa) News
Public protector asks Ramaphosa to discipline Gigaba – Busisiwe Mkhwebane agrees with the finding that the home affairs minister lied under oath and violated the constitution.
Explosive report exposes massive corruption and implicates over 20 senior cops – No wonder SAPS wanted a closed SCOPA session on Tuesday.
De Lille wants DA to pay for application to set aside controversial report – The City of Cape Town and the DA are the respondents, and De Lille wants the DA to pay the costs of the application
Two men to be charged for Pete Mihalik’s murder – The suspects‚ aged 26 and 31‚ will also be charged with the attempted murder of Mihalik’s eight-year-old son‚
‘It’s like a dream come true’, says sister about looming release of ex-SANDF colonel jailed in South Sudan – former South African National Defence Force colonel who was imprisoned in South Sudan for more than two years.
Business, Money & Economy
And here is the (British) news of a South African fuel price drop, and other matters economic – A petrol price decrease is on the cards for November. That was not announced in Parliament during Wednesday’s Q&A of economic portfolio ministers, including Energy Minister Jeff Radebe
It is the first public confirmation by a Turkish official that The Washington Post columnist was strangled and dismembered.
Nearly 100 women have claimed to be a victim of the Hollywood producer in a class-action lawsuit, which has now been expanded.
George wary of Springbok ‘talisman’ Marx – Jamie George says England must nullify talisman hooker Malcolm Marx in order to beat South Africa in their first November Test on Saturday.
Oceans ‘soaking up more heat than estimated’ – Researchers say that the world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years.