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Thursday 6th December

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Full Stop now has a Sushi Bar

Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape  & South Coast) + Blog

All St Francis Entertainment, Sport, Dining & MoreNeed to know what entertainment or sport events are on in St Francis this season?

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

2019 St Francis Calendar now on sale at Spar

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

International News

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 clashHighlights 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.

The importance of Disaster Management

This could have been a far greater disaster had a Disaster Group not been formed after the Cape St Francis fires of 2016.After the fires...

An appeal from SANCCOB

Please don't try to catch catch the injured bird/penguin -  call for helpThis time of the year when all our visitors come to our...

St Francis hosts huge prize handover

St Francis Bay's new Waterberry Caravan Park hosts huge prize handoverThe Spar group recently ran a national competition in a...

New Hotel for St Francis a reality

Come and listen to Adrian Gardiner Chairman of Mantis Collection and the Wilderness Foundation Global talk on this exciting development...

Concerned Residents Association meeting

The CRA will be holding a public meeting, and all interested and affected parties are invited to attend BACKGROUND:The “Concerned...

Feast of firsts for Kouga’s Opening of the Season

Locals and holiday-makers are in for a feast of firsts this Saturday, 15 December, when Kouga’s official Opening of the Season takes...

Take a Walk in the Woods

Walk in the Woods and experience the beauty that surrounds usA wonderful way to start the day is to take a walk. In St Francis we are...

Appeal for the return of an NSRI Pink Buoy – Jeffreys Bay

Youngsters 'captured' on CCTV with Pink NSRI Buoy NSRI are appealing to 4 young teenagers, 3 males and a female, who have been captured...

NSRI’s safety tips for the Summer holidays

The NSRI suggest ways to enjoy a safe summerRule number one, for a safe experience at the beach, is to choose a beach that...

Season to open with a bang on Saturday

Kouga Municipality will be opening this year’s Festive Season with a bang this Saturday, 15 December.The municipality will be hosting...

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