Tuesday 14 May 2024

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Village News:

The challenges of having a global family – The Human Side Of Money presented by Client Care

Puzzle page update – early morning fishermen jigsaw.

St Francis Bay’s Ben Rodrigues – The Rising Star Behind TikTok’s Latest Musical Obsession, ‘Was It Real’

College Road Sunrise – Photo Of The Day by Si Cunneen

 New Business – Gogreen Industries – Wildside Marketing:

Kromme Enviro-Trust Update – Good things are going on in the hood

New Shops In Town – What Is The Latest? – Is it really going to be a KFC and a FreshStop convenience store at the petrol station? That’s the latest, from a very, very good source.  Please drop a comment with your thoughts. 

FOSTER:

Regional:

George building collapse: Toll climbs as rescue and recovery efforts continueRescue numbers are increasing, whilst we all wait for the final survivors to be rescued.

Politics:

The biggest social unrest risks in South Africa right now – The worry of riots are looming while we all wait with baited breath to see what will happen at the end of May.

Travel:

SPORT:

The curious case of Elton Jantjies – the defiant and talented Springbok prodigy to Instagram prophet.

This & That:

Michigan woman found living inside grocery store sign with computer, desk and coffee maker –  The unidentified homeless woman was discovered when contractors noticed an extension cord was running up to a plug in the roof sign.

Village Sport

Celebrating Excellence: St Francis Links Rises in The Top 100 Rankings!St Francis Links moves into the Top 3!

International:

‘We saw our family members cut into pieces’ – how Colombia’s Wiwa people have been forced from their mountain – again.

ENTERTAINMENT:

DStv vs Netflix vs Amazon Prime and more in South Africa – DSTV is the most expensive streaming in SA, whilst the competition is making streaming easy.

Energy:

Ramaphosa claims big load shedding win – but no victory lap just yet – With the help of the provate section, and home owners resorting to solar power, the grid has been massively alleviated.

HEALTH:

South Africans have the worst screen time in the world – Maybe not the best thing to be “The Best” at.

 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...

What’s Hot & What’s Not:

Submitted by ‘Slinky Fox’, this week it is all about KFC coming to townBoth hot and not.

Surfing Today:

Disgraced former World Surf League CEO Erik Logan picks up job writing for Forbes“I have had the privilege over my three-decade career to work alongside some of the biggest brands and monumental pioneers of our time,”

Food:

The pungent history of Bombay DuckBombay Duck, a unique and enigmatic delicacy, has a history steeped in tradition and odorous controversy.

SA & AFRICA NEWS:

New South African driving licence cards uncertainty – No confirmation on the validity period, and yet another deadline missed for the roll out of new drivers licence cards.

Crime:

Criminals are after these 4 items in South Africa – and they’re looking for homes that have them And they are more common items than you think.

R3 million worth of dagga and mandrax seized from truck driver – R3.54 million worth of drugs won’t be hitting the streets after this bust.

Tech:

Big Internet cable faults cause connectivity problems – Connectivity issues expected to continue with yet another cable damaged.

Environment:

First ‘extreme’ solar storm in 20 years brings spectacular auroras – The world got their very own Nothern Lights show over the weekend.

Business:

Investors vote with their feet: CEO – In the ebb and flow of investment, the current economy is causing investors to pull back from SA.