Thursday 3rd October
St Francis & Kouga News
Hundreds of driver’s licences ready for collection – Hundreds of driver’s licence cards are awaiting collection at Kouga Municipality’s Traffic Department in Humansdorp.
International delegates head to Kouga for climate talks – T’s all systems go for the first international climate change partnership to be hosted in the Kouga region.
Kouga Municipality strengthens its frontline – KOUGA Municipality is strengthening its frontline to improve its responsiveness to residents.
Charl shares his stories from the Solheim Cup! – Norman Pretorius was injured so, as the SA Captain, he rallied his team by moving from match to match as a “cheerleader” on Sunday.
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Speed marketing promotes tourism – SOUTH African Tourism will bring 20 inbound tour operators to Tsitsikamma from Thursday, October 3 to Friday, October 4.
Four killed in horror Eastern Cape taxi crash – Four people died and seven others sustained injuries in an accident on Wednesday morning involving a minibus taxi in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape.
Knysna Mayor ousted following vote of no confidence – Embattled Knysna Mayor Mark Willemse says he will be seeking an urgent court interdict to overturn a Democratic Alliance decision to refuse his application to be re-admitted as a member of the party.
Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France Welcomes WSL Championship Tour to Europe – The world’s best surfers have arrived in the Southwest of France as they prepare for the start of the World Surf League Championship Tour’s European leg
PICS, VIDEO: Ramaphosa meets with Harry and Meghan – The royal couple are wrapping up their South African tour with a visit to the Presidency in Pretoria.
WATCH: Meghan shares the secret to changing the world – that she learned from a woman in Bo-Kaap – as she says goodbye to South Africa
National & African News
Ramaphosa’s $11bn climate fund, or, how the smart money could turn Mpumalanga into the envy of the world – In a nation that’s become used to operating in the shadows, sometimes even the mention of sunlight can be met with disbelief.
SAA flight attendants arrested in Hong Kong on drug trafficking charges – Two South African Airways (SAA) flight attendants were arrested in Hong Kong after allegedly smuggling drugs worth R45m into the Chinese territory.
SA Tourism: Why are whistleblower allegations still a secret? – Suspended CEO faces internal inquiry following forensic investigation as several board members resign.
Taxi drivers drive fear into the hearts of Uber drivers – “First, I was hijacked at gunpoint, then a week later a taxi guy tells me he’s going to impound my car,” says Uber driver Tawonga Chifamba
‘I am sorry for my actions’ – tearful Crime Intelligence whistleblower tells the Zondo commission – A tearful whistleblower into the alleged looting of the Secret Service Account (SSA) within Crime Intelligence (CI) has apologised for hos role
Moyane versus Gordhan…again : A question of motive and malice – he broil between former tax boss Tom Moyane and the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, continued at the Commission of Inquiry Into Allegations of State Capture
Bathabile Dlamini must be held to account, says DA after PP report – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has said that former minister of social development, Bathabile Dlamini, still has a case to answer
Zuma cost taxpayers less than two former presidents – Former president Kgalema Motlanthe racked up the largest bill at just under R17 million.
Tshwane mayor orders fuel tender probe over alleged Malema kickbacks – Malema and the EFF are accused of taking kickbacks for contracts in Tshwane, where they played kingmaker after the 2016 municipal elections.
Business, Money & The Economy
We will do better, SARS promises – SARS is working on modernising and addressing skills shortages. Its previous modernisation programme was halted by Moyane in 2014,
We’re not fooling around’: Pelosi and Schiff stand firm as Trump fumes – Democratic pair say impeachment inquiry will not be slowed
New UK plan for Northern Ireland to stay in single market – The government has delivered its new Brexit proposals to the EU, including plans to replace the Irish backstop.
Relentless India pummel Proteas – Two sessions of unrelenting toil for South Africa’s bowlers went unrewarded before rain washed out the final session as India reached a commanding total of 202 without loss
Is red meat back on the menu? – A controversial study says cutting down on sausages, mince, steak and all other forms of red or processed meat is a waste of time for most people.