Tuesday 24 January

TIDES

High 5:32AM 2.06m
Low 11:37AM 0.29m
High 5:43PM 1.98m
Low 11:53PM 0.19m

Village News:

Photo Of The Day – A Long-Crested Eagle. Stunning photo by local wildlife photog Si Cunneen

Puzzle Page is refreshed – it’s a classic photo of Seal Point by Richard Arderne

Wine On Water 2023

Win 31 Cases Of Wine with the Rotary Wine On Water RaffleR200 for a raffle ticket will make sure you have a chance to win this amazing prize and stock your wine cellar with a collection of wines which are to be featured at Wine On Water 2023 in St Francis Bay. Who wants a dop?

Regional:

ANC lays nepotism charge against Kouga mayorThis comes after the DA Mayor’s daughter Nikita Hendricks was appointed as an Auxiliary Officer in the Corporate and Digital Services Directorate of the Municipality.

Technology:

Spotify to cut 600 jobs after CEO admits to expanding too quicklyMusic streaming service becomes latest tech firm to announce cuts after pandemic overexpansion

 

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Media:

Post About Living in South Africa Goes Viral! – “You can’t top up data because by hour 3 the cell phone towers have emigrated.”

 

Action Sports:

Surfing Today with Rip Curl – St Francis surfers preparing for the first event of the year, the Rip Curl GromSearch #1 in Cape Town at the beginning of February.

Politics:

Ramaphosa’s load shedding populism – a cheap, short-term political move that will hurt South AfricaPresident Ramaphosa’s call appears motivated by the realisation that rolling blackouts could cost the ANC a previously unimaginably large number of votes in the general election just 18 months away.

Crime & Corruption:

We are a nation that has surrendered itself to be led by fools – we need courageous and visionary leadershipThe role of political leadership is to articulate a vision and attract relevant expertise to translate that vision into practice. 

Entertainment:

Pamela Anderson Says Tim Allen Exposed Himself to Her on ‘Home Improvement’ SetThe claim is the latest bombshell to drop from Anderson’s forthcoming memoir.

 

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Business:

St Francis Property Owners Association Newsletter January 2023

January 2023 Hi, and welcome to the first SFPO Newsletter of 2023. It was a bumper season in St Francis, with the local Hospitality Industry,...

Great Conditions Forecast For Rip Curl GromSearch Surfing Event #1 

News Release 30 January 2023 Excellent Conditions Forecast For Rip Curl GromSearch Surfing Event #1    What competition is it? The Rip Curl...

The People’s Triathlon Results and Images

The People's Triathlon took place over the weekend and was a resounding success. All results can be found here - RESULTS All images can be found...

Photo Gallery: Cape St Francis Beach Saturday 28th January

It was an awesome day at Seal Point on Saturday. A good swell running, firing waves on the point and on the beach, Nippers training, lifeguards on...

International:

Half Moon Bay shootings: at least seven dead in northern CaliforniaTwo attacks in agricultural area near Half Moon Bay come within days of shootings in Monterey Park and Central Valley

Sport:

Lewis Hamilton opens up about pain of racial abuse at schoolThe 38-year-old, who is preparing for his 17th season in F1, said: “For me, school was the most traumatising and most difficult part of my life.   

Earth & The Universe: 

‘No miracles needed’: Prof Mark Jacobson on how wind, sun and water can power the world – “Combustion is the problem – when you’re continuing to burn something, that’s not solving the problem,” says Prof Mark Jacobson.

Energy:

Rolling blackouts take heavy toll on the many who are struggling to survive‘Load shedding combined with the water shortage in my area has completely obliterated my business’, says one small-scale chicken farmer who is shutting down as a result of power outages and water shortages

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