St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Thursday 6th December
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
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Car dealership helps keep bathers safe – A Humansdorp car dealership has come on board to help kit out Kouga’s lifeguards for the Festive Season.
Food, craft markets for Jeffreys Bay and Hankey – Two mini fresh food and craft markets are planned by Kouga Municipality for Hankey and Jeffreys Bay to help boost the local agricultural and arts and crafts economies in the area.
NMB Tourism gets lifeline from Metro – Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism will soon be able to get its wheels turning again after Council approved its request for R7m in emergency funding to prevent its doors from closing
National (South Africa & Africa) News
ANC fooled whites in ’94, betrays pact – Afriforum – Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota told the seminar Ramaphosa broke his oath of office by announcing land expropriation the day after he was sworn in.
‘I have been abandoned,’ says Trillian CEO Eric Wood – “I am the only person who remains in the employ of Trillian. One could colloquially term me the last man standing.”
Nuclear sector governance in South Africa heads for the courts – again – The top brass of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa) has launched court action against Energy Minister Jeff Radebe
Sanef ‘alarmed’ that lottery commission has set state spies on journalists – Instead of looking into why millions are unaccounted for, the organisation is allegedly trying to get spies to expose where journalists are getting their info from.
Daughters stand by Jason Rohde, social worker tells court – Jason Rohde’s three daughters are standing by him as he faces sentencing for murdering their mother.
Business, Money & Economy
Eskom is ‘kaput’, it’s game over – energy experts – The power utility is currently kept afloat by a government debt guarantee of R350 billion, and it wants R100 billion more – but it may all be pointless.
One year on, Steinhoff’s Jooste is still left in peace – Yet so far, the 57-year-old has been largely left in peace
Seven servicemen were on board the aircraft and only one has been found so far, with a search and rescue operation up and running.
Five living US presidents in show of unity at George HW Bush’s state funeral – A divided Washington led by the nation’s five living presidents put on a show of unity Wednesday at the poignant state funeral of George H.W. Bush
Manchester United 2-2 Arsenal: Spoils shared after frantic clash – Highlights and report as Arsenal go 20 games unbeaten in all competitions
Coal & Cars
Cars and coal help drive ‘strong’ CO2 rise in 2018 – A booming global market for cars has helped drive CO2 emissions to an all-time high in 2018, say researchers.