Thursday 23 June

Low 5:43AM 0.75m
High 11:49AM 1.33m
Low 5:50PM 0.74m

LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)

Self-Proclaimed Chief Threatens To Kill Political LeadershipThe political leaders threatened are Kouga Executive Mayor, Horatio Hendricks, Kouga Deputy Executive Mayor, Hattingh Bornman, and Chief Whip, Councillor Daniel Benson.

Photo Of The Day – Two Giraffe Passing Necks

REGIONAL:

KOUGA TO INSTALL REVERSE OSMOSIS PLANTSREVERSE osmosis technology will be used to improve the quality of water from existing boreholes – giving the amount of available potable water a welcome boost.

DROUGHT PROJECTS TO SECURE ADDITIONAL WATER“All residents are urged to reduce their water use with immediate effect.”

St Francis Property Owners Association:

SFPO Association Membership DrivePlease consider supporting the SFPO.

ACTION SPORTS:

Pro surfing heads to Rio – Jordy Smith and JBay surfer Matt McGilivray are both competing. The enxt event after Rio will be the Corona Open JBay.

TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:

Plastic eating robo-fish – Scientists unveil bionic robo-fish to remove microplastics from seas

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, Saturday, 2nd July

First Indoor Concept Market at St Francis Links clubhouse, this Saturday, 2nd July. The market will run from 8:30 till 14:00. Start your weekend...

Whats On At The SUPERSPAR – 1 Day Of Specials Today!

One Day Of Price Cuts at the SUPERSPAR - Today! There are some amazing specials for today only, as we try and bring the best prices to our loyal...

Photo Of The Day – Passing The Point

Seaway Osprey passing the point with a rig on board Photo by Gregg Darling

Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay

  News release 29 June 2022 Park Off Music Festival Coming To JBay   Supertubes Park, Da Gama Road, JBay – This year will see the welcome...

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Bye-bye masks: Health minister repeals three major Covid-19 regulationsMasks are now a thing of the past. South Africans breathed a collective sigh of relief following an announcement that masks are no longer mandatory. 

CRIME & CORRUPTION:

Duduzane, Hlaudi, Fraser and Ace head the all-star possible prosecution listThe final instalments of the Zondo report add multiple big names to the list the National Prosecuting Authority is advised to work through for potential prosecution for State Capture crimes.

POLITICS:

Chief Justice recommends: Let the people of SA directly choose their President – scrap the system which sees the party that wins elections select the country’s President, and let voters choose the President directly.

EARTH & THE UNIVERSE:

West Coast Breakthrough: Environment Activists and Mining Company Reach AgreementMineral Sands Resources has prevented legal action, at least for now, over its West Coast operations

THIS & THAT:

‘Pandas Aren’t Real’ Is the Latest Conspiracy Theory Taking Off on TikTokPandas are famously adorable — but are they real?

TRAVEL:

Three South African International Airports Voted as Top 3 in AfricaChief Dawid Stuurman International Airport in Gqeberha is not one of them.

ENVIRONMENT:

Karoo towns struggle while Eastern Cape dams are dryEastern Cape towns under the Dr Beyers Naude municipality are battling for water as well after levels in their dams have fallen too low.

INTERNATIONAL:

Ukrainian journalist Maks Levin ‘executed in cold blood,’ report saysRussian soldiers executed journalist Maks Levin in a forest near Kyiv on March 13.

Finns are ready to fight any Russian attack, says armed forces chiefGen Timo Kivinen says Nato applicant is prepared and motivated to defend against neighbour and would be ‘tough bite’ to chew.

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

Gorillaz and Thundercat Team for a Gritty, Grooving, and Goofy New Track ‘Cracker IslandTrack marks the animated outfit’s first official offering of 2022.

SPORT:

World Cup officials target ‘price-gouging’ as 1.2m tickets soldDoha – The Qatar World Cup’s chief organiser announced “record-breaking” demand on Wednesday with 1.2 million tickets sold, as local touts get involved

Invest offshore with PW Harvey

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Police warn of ‘WhatsApp hijacking scam’Police have issued a warning to be wary about a new scam involving the hijacking of people’s WhatsApp accounts.

Energy and Load-shedding:

We’re on level 2 today – at exactly 5:00 am my Eskomsepush App told me that we are on Stage 2 for the day