Thursday 17 November

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LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR  – Specials on sunscreen and wine. The wine deal is quite fun, check it out.

Puzzle Page Updated – Justine DuPont at Nazaré on what is one of the biggest waves ridden by a female

Photo Of The Day – A Crowded Summer’s Day At The Beach

Job Opportunities – Can you sell chocolates? Can you sell ads? Can you edit? Do you know your way around small-scale publishing?Keen to get going in life?

REGIONAL:

Kouga Municipality Cares About The CommunityKouga Municipality approved the sponsorship of various non-profit organisations across the region  – the combined sponsorship is valued at R1 070 000.

Local SMME’s Appointed To Construct HousesAppointment letters for the construction of 70 houses in JBay were signed between Kontinental Engineering and 10 Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises – a first for Kouga Muni.

Sport:

Alcaraz the youngest year-end world No 1 in history after Nadal eliminated from ATP FinalsRusty Rafael Nadal’s tournament hopes were dashed by ATP Finals first-timer Casper Ruud who weathered a Taylor Fritz fight-back.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Cannabis Captured: A tale of marijuana charlatans, corruption, collusion and exploitationWithout transparency, credibility and integrity, the equitable growth and sustainability of the S A cannabis community stands to be sacrificed purely for the sake of profit.

ENERGY:

Eskom maintenance contractor arrested for sabotageThe accused was found to have intentionally removed a bearing oil drain plug, causing one of the generating unit’s oil burners to trip repeatedly.

TECH:

‘Could this be Twitter without the toxic slurry?’ A week on Mastodon –  Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has left many users wondering if they should join its rival, which promises a ‘different kind of social media experience’.

What’s On At The SUPERSPAR – Holiday Trading Hours and Christmas Specials

It's Time For Specials Today, the 1st of December 2022, is the unofficial start of the season in St Francis Bay. There are loads of new people, the...

Surfing Today With Rip Curl – Opening Day Of Haleiwa Challenger

Rising Contenders Set the Standard for Haleiwa Challenger at home in The Hawaiian Islands. HALEIWA, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, November 29, 2022)....

Cooking During A Power Outage – brought to you by BUCO

Nothing can spoil your dinner plans quicker than load-shedding. However, if you’re prepared for cooking without electricity, then a power outage...

 Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience

Maphorisa and Parow Collab Continues To Wow Audience  The two artists merged the powerful Amapiano sounds of the kasi with the hard-rapping,...

POLITICS:

Partnerships, pomp and pageantry on the cards for Ramaphosa’s state visit to UKThe UK and SA will use Ramaphosa’s visit to the UK to announce new partnerships with healthcare, science and innovation and clean energy technologies

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Explosive letter scuppers Regiments Capital owners’ bid for cash to pay lawyersThe content of a letter from lawyers for the liquidators of Regiments Capital sent businesspersons Litha Nyhonyha and Niven Pillay into a tailspin.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Meta Launches New Sports Experience in VR Which Could Help to Spark Interest in the MetaverseMeta has announced the launch of XTADIUM on Meta Quest, which will enable Meta VR users to experience sports in a more immersive, engaging way.

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Travel:

South Africa Listed as One of Lonely Planet’s Top Destinations For 2023!From Canada to Italy, Japan and France, South Africa has found itself nestled among the top thirty places to “inspire you” curated by Lonely Planet

Twitter:

Elon Musk sends Twitter employees his weirdest email so farNot regular hardcore. Hardcore hardcore. “Extremely hardcore.”

INTERNATIONAL:

This $8 billion gigayacht could be the largest structure ever builtIt’s shaped like a turtle, of course

BUSINESS:

ENTERTAINMENT:

Mariah Carey Loses Legal Bid to Be the Sole Queen of ChristmasAccording to the lawyer of a rival Christmas queen, Carey’s application was “a classic case of trademark bullying.”

ENVIRONMENT:

Activists want ban on offshore oil and gas explorationThe Green Connection is appealing to the presidency to ban all offshore oil and gas exploration amidst a sudden rush of applications.

EARTH & THE UNIVERSE:

Global heating to drive stronger La Niña and El Niño events by 2030, researchers sayNew modelling suggests climate change-driven variability will be detectable decades earlier than previously expected

THIS & THAT:

Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren In South Africa for Series ShootThe beautiful and historic Kalk Bay is playing host to Hollywood elite Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren for the shoot of their upcoming series 1923.