Thursday 25 April 2024

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Village News:

Seal Point Boardriders GromComp – Photo Of The Day

Warning signs from SARSSARS continues to warn taxpayers that they are targeting non-compliant taxpayers.

Puzzle Page update – a 100-piece escape room jigsaw puzzle with ‘braai’ as the theme.

Port Alfred Easter Festival TV Program Schedule – For all of the local St Francis groms and competitors who competed in the surf tournaments in Port Alfred over Easter and want to see themselves on TV.

Regional:

Hawks arrest EC Health Department spokesperson on charges of fraud and forgerySizwe Kupelo, was arrested and appeared in the Zwelitsha Magistrate’s Court on charges of fraud and forgery.

Athletes gear up for 12th Motherwell Freedom RunThe 10km run is an EPA Participation League event which will attract many local clubs and a number of high-profile national athletes who are keen to compete on this fast route.

Politics:

Failed bid to serve warrant on Joburg city manager was abuse of powerFailed arrest attempt on the Joburg City Manager.

SPORT:

Rafael Nadal will only play French Open if he can ‘compete well’The next three weeks will determine if Nadal will play or not in the upcoming tournament.

 

This & That:

Venice will now charge day visitors to enter the city – If you are planning a trip to Venice, make sure to budget a daily visitors fee.

Crime:

Warning for motorists filling up at petrol stations in South Africa The trend of hijacking at petrol stations has increased, as patrons and attendants are left vulnerable.

ENTERTAINMENT:

Discovery uses puppy therapy to relieve employee stress – Emotional support dogs at work? Sign us up

Energy:

 

Load shedding will return, warns electricity ministerEven with the help of Solar Power to the grid, loadshedding is not a thing of the past.

 

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

Kariega Teacher accused of faking kidnapping granted bailXolile Douw, who faces charges of defeating the ends of justice and extortion, was released on bail of R7000.

Food & Drink:

Three Ships Whisky crowned ‘World’s Best’ at 2024 World Whiskies AwardsAt this year’s World Whiskies Awards gala in London, Three Ships Whisky won ‘World’s Best Blended Limited Release’ for its 12-Year-Old Double Wood expression.

 
 

 Visiting Buffalo City – Notes From The Editor

Has anyone been to East London/Buffalo City recently? Helluva place.  I was down there for a surfing tournament that my son was surfing in, and that...

St Francis Links Golf News: Santa Says – Happy Mother’s Day and what a day it was!

St Francis Links Golf News Nearly 100 joined us at the Links in support of their moms and a wonderful Mother’s Day celebration! The team put it on...

J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run Returns as a Highlight of J-Bay Surf Fest ‘24

  May 2024, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape – Entries are now open for the J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run in Jeffreys Bay on 22 June...

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge In Action – Photo Of The Day

CSF Surfer Troye Jorge was one of the Cape St Francis surfers who attended the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef presented by Sea Harvest, a Surfing...

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace Wins Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef

Cape St Francis surfer Rory Dace and Louise Lepront are the winners of the Premier U16 Divisions of the Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef Cape St...

Surfing Today:

Rip Curl GromSearch Nahoon Reef presented by Sea Harvest – Entries are open, and a large contingent of  St Francis surfers have already entered.

Tech:

Fibre cables getting stolen and “smoked” in South Africa – With how slow the internet has been lately, its starting to feel like the days of dial-up internet.

 

Environment:

 

Positive environmental stories from 2024 – Some good stories about the environment in April 2024.

Business:

 

Bad to worse for interest rates in South Africa – It seems that interest rates won’t be cut in 2024.