PLEASE SAVE WATER
Good rain, but dam levels remain low – Kouga residents and businesses have been urged to continue using water sparingly.
St Francis Property Owners (SFPO) Newsletter October 2020. – Did you know the SFPO consists of two separate organisations, the SFPO NPC, a non-profit company set up to administer the Special Ratings Area (SRA).with the SFPO being the ‘ratepayers association’ for St Francis Bay
Swart Maandag (Black Monday) Drive – The village of Jeffreys Bay is supported by our farming community, as that is where they shop. We, in turn, support our farming community The village of Jeffreys Bay is supported by our farming community, as that is where they shop. We, in turn, support our farming community
Warning to estate agents – Estate agents are reminded that it is illegal for the municipality to supply them with the details of property owners in the region.
PORT ELIZABETH, EASTERN CAPE & SOUTHERN COAST:
Nelson Mandela Bay council a hindrance to economic growth, says Muir – The coalition government in Nelson Mandela Bay does not inspire business confidence but instead is a hindrance to economic growth.
1,800 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours – SA recorded 1,877 new Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.
NATIONAL COMMAND COUNCIL & LOCKDOWN:
Dlamini-Zuma extends South Africa’s national state of disaster – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has extended the national state of disaster by another month.
SOUTH AFRICA & AFRICAN CONTINENT:
South Africa to get new number plate system – Transport director-general Alec Moemi says that government plans to introduce new motor vehicle licence plates as part of the country’s new road rules.
Charl Kinnear murder trial will expose the extent of the rot in the SAPS – Police sirens and screeching tyres marked the arrival at the Bishop Lavis Magistrates’ Court of murder accused Zane Killian,
We are fragile at borders, we could be bombed at any time – Parliament hears – The briefing came in the wake of the Beitbridge border fence fiasco.
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS:
Herman Mashaba: My 8-step plan to tackle SA economic recovery – Earlier this year, entrepreneur-turned-politician Herman Mashaba launched his new political party – ActionSA.
‘It’s not a vote against Helen’: Phumzile Van Damme endorses Gauteng leader for federal council chair – DA shadow minister of communications Phumzile Van Damme has endorsed Mike Moriarty for the position of chairperson of the party’s federal council.
R200m later – how SA’s top cops captured police supply chain management for personal financial gain – The indictment in the State v 15 others sets out in detail how acting National Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and Deputy National Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya captured the SAPS supply chain
Former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi denied bail – The state argues that accused who faces fraud and corruption charges is a flight risk.
Judge Mushtak Parker faces suspension for gross misconduct – The Judicial Service Commission says it ‘will advise the President that it would be desirable for the President to suspend Judge Parker in terms of section 177(3) of the Constitution’.
Zuma ordered disgraced Siyabonga Gama’s ‘reinstatement’ as Transnet CEO – Another day’s evidence, another damning allegation against Jacob Zuma.
Senekal businessman accused of violent protest appeals bail denial – Lawyers for Senekal businessman Andre Pienaar have filed a notice of appeal to have their client released on bail.
TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:
Online shopping showdown – Big surprise from Makro – Makro has performed surprisingly well in MyBroadband’s latest online shopping comparison.
The VR headset that could take virtual reality mainstream – Mark Zuckerberg and his team are imagining a more immersive ‘physically distant’ future for you, with Facebook at the helm.
BUSINESS, MONEY & ECONOMY:
Four more things to watch out for in the medium-term budget – Debt, policy uncertainty, structural reforms and SA’s sovereign rating
Crypto: The hype, the profits, the fundamental challenge – The need for regulation – and 10 red flags to look out for in the meantime.
IMF cautions SA government about SAA loan – The International Monetary Fund has warned the government to weigh funding for struggling parastatals like SAA against the need for spending to stimulate growth and alleviate poverty.
Africa’s First Adaptive Learning Online High School Launches – Prestigious, independent school, Bridge House and award-winning EdTech company, Digemy, have joined forces to create ConnectEd
Thailand uses emergency decree to ban gatherings after Bangkok protests – Protest leaders arrested and publication of news that could harm national security banned as authorities crack down on dissent
US ELECTION 2020:
Trump and Biden offer starkly different visions of US role in world – The world is anxiously watching the election, with the candidates far apart on issues such as the climate crisis and nuclear weapons
Glitter litter ‘could be damaging rivers’ – Scientists have found evidence that glitter used in cosmetics and body paint may harm rivers and lakes.
Loaded field in Las Vegas for CJ Cup as Masters looms – Defending champion Justin Thomas returns to action at this week’s CJ Cup in Las Vegas where four of the world’s top six players head an elite field warming up for next month’s Masters.