St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Tuesday 20th November
Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape & South Coast) + Blog
Clean-up drive across Kouga – Kouga Municipality has been intensifying efforts to clean up illegal dumping sites across the region.
PE attorney to spend Christmas behind bars – Disgraced Port Elizabeth attorney, Michael Randell, will have to serve his four-year prison sentence for defrauding Greenwood Primary school out of 2.5 million rand.
National (South Africa & Africa) News
From April 1, experience not needed for govt entry-level posts – This is part of an effort to address the high rate of youth unemployment, and an e-recruitment system will also be rolled out from next month.
R1bn donated to Cyril’s, NDZ’s ANC presidential campaigns, says EFF – EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu has claimed that donations to ANC presidential campaigns leading up to the party’s national conference in December added up to R1bn.
#Momentum responds to social media backlash over R2.4m claim – Momentum has released the following statement addressing some of the questions most frequently raised by the public regarding their refusal of Denise Ganas’ claim:
Writing the election 2019: Things just got a lot worse for the ANC – If the maladministration of the past decade, and especially the burst carbuncles of the past week are anything to go by, there is little trust in the ANC’s leaders.
8 things to know about Gordhan’s first day at the state capture inquiry – Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan faced intimidation and victimisation for refusing to be a party to state capture,
Gordhan goes Gonzo for Zondo – for Corruption to the right of him, BLEFF to the left, Gordhan is stuck in the middle again. The time for relentless transparency has come.
Business, Money & Economy
Now there are eight stages of Eskom misery – Eskom has extended its load shedding regime from four stages that allow up to 4 000 megawatts (MW) of demand to be shed, or cut, to eight stages providing for up to 8 000 MW to be shed.
A short while after the incident in Chicago, there was another shooting in Denver where one person was killed.
Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings – Airbnb says it will remove from its listings all homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
RASSIE – Nobody is cheathing – WATCH as Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus comes out in defence of match officials, following another contentious yellow card decision.
What you need to know about prostate cancer – Men are recommended to consider prostate cancer screening in their 50s, or sooner for men who have risk factors.
Greed sinks bigeye tuna quota pact, despite SA’s effort – It’s simple – if the already overfished bigeye tuna catch isn’t regulated, stocks will collapse within two decades
Pedal & Spoke Birthday celebration has been postponed until tomorrow (Wednesday 21st) out f respect to Garth Perry and his family.