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
Kouga Municipality Cares About The Community – Kouga 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 Houses– Appointment 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.
Alcaraz the youngest year-end world No 1 in history after Nadal eliminated from ATP Finals – Rusty 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 exploitation – Without 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.
Eskom maintenance contractor arrested for sabotage – The accused was found to have intentionally removed a bearing oil drain plug, causing one of the generating unit’s oil burners to trip repeatedly.
‘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’.
Partnerships, pomp and pageantry on the cards for Ramaphosa’s state visit to UK – The 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 lawyers – The content of a letter from lawyers for the liquidators of Regiments Capital sent businesspersons Litha Nyhonyha and Niven Pillay into a tailspin.
Meta Launches New Sports Experience in VR Which Could Help to Spark Interest in the Metaverse – Meta has announced the launch of XTADIUM on Meta Quest, which will enable Meta VR users to experience sports in a more immersive, engaging way.
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
Elon Musk sends Twitter employees his weirdest email so far – Not regular hardcore. Hardcore hardcore. “Extremely hardcore.”
This $8 billion gigayacht could be the largest structure ever built – It’s shaped like a turtle, of course
Mariah Carey Loses Legal Bid to Be the Sole Queen of Christmas – According to the lawyer of a rival Christmas queen, Carey’s application was “a classic case of trademark bullying.”
Activists want ban on offshore oil and gas exploration – The 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 say – New 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 Shoot – The beautiful and historic Kalk Bay is playing host to Hollywood elite Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren for the shoot of their upcoming series 1923.