Tuesday 8th October
St Francis & Kouga News
Kromme-Enviro Trust Coastal Cleanup a great success – Helping to keep our oceans clean – Following on from yesterday’s article on the eco-brick initiative, Rotary and Kromme-Enviro Truust joined forces again on Sunday
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
19-year-old arrested for allegedly killing fellow student at NMU – A 19-year-old Nelson Mandela University student is in police custody after he allegedly stabbed a fellow student to death.
Holidaymakers find human remains on EC beach – Police in the Port Alfred cluster have opened up an inquest docket following the discovery of skeletal remains on a beach in Boknes.
20-year-old man drowns at Port Elizabeth pool party – A 20-year-old man drowned at a pool party in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, at the weekend.
Former municipal director and stepson appear in PE court for fraud – A former municipal director and his step-son appeared at the specialised commercial crimes court in Port Elizabeth for alleged fraud, theft and corruption, amounting to approximately R16 million,
Courtney Conlogue Finds Perfection at Roxy Pro France – The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France continued yesterday in excellent four-to-six foot surf at La Graviere to run through the third rounds of competition in both the men and women’s fields.
National & African News
Nowhere to hide: Canned big cat hunting explained – Canned hunting is an integral part of South Africa’s captive breeding industry.
Walus has shown remorse for killing Chris Hani, says his lawyer – According to the assassin’s psychologists, he has rejected racism and accepted democracy.
Our not-so-perfect wedding: 9 arrested, cops assaulted after KZN celebration – A wedding procession led a day later to a party that didn’t end until police were forced to intervene.
WATCH: Suspects rob, stab KZN motorist who stopped to change flat tyre – A bakkie driver who stopped to change a flat tyre was stabbed and robbed on the N2 southbound freeway near the spaghetti junction.
Striking Zimbabwe doctors defy order to resume work – Doctors striking in Zimbabwe for pay hikes defied a government order to resume work on Monday and asked the UN and private businesses to help fund their return to the wards.
Viewfinder: IPID’s cover-up of police brutality in SA – Torture, rape, killings, assault – South Africans lodged 42,365 criminal complaints against the police between April 2012 and March 2019.
Nine Key Takeaways: IPID’s cover-up of police brutality in SA – For years, whistle-blowers inside South Africa’s cop watchdog have alleged that investigations into police criminality were rushed through in a bid to inflate performance statistics.
Duduzane is lying and I don’t know why – Madonsela – Zuma was given numerous opportunities to respond to the allegations before the report was released, she said.
WATCH | ‘That’s my guy,’ Zuma says about his relationship with Tony Gupta – Tony Gupta was a business partner as well as a “dear” and “close” friend of his, Duduzane Zuma told Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo
‘He’d always ask people about Guptas’: Duduzane confirms taking Booysens to meet family – A confident Duduzane said Booysens had expressed interest in meeting the now fugitive Gupta family.
Mkhwebane was determined to make findings against me – Gordhan – Pravin Gordhan says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is determined to make adverse findings against him “irrespective of the evidence to the contrary before her”.
Business, Money & The Economy
Bridgestone invests R700m in SA tyre plants and signs taxi deal – CEO says strategic partnership with SA Taxi will see it gain a bigger share of the minibus taxi tyre market.
Eskom’s $4bn coal bill headache largely of its own making – South Africa wants coal producers to help debt-stricken state power utility Eskom tackle its skyrocketing costs of fuel – a problem that’s largely of its own making.
Trump’s shock Syria retreat reverberates as Turkish troops mass – Officials scramble to understand implications of US move as Kurds face prospect of invasion alone
Revealed: the EU’s point-by-point rejection of Johnson’s Brexit plan – Exclusive: Leaked papers obtained by the Guardian show extent of fundamental objections Brussels has raised
Bok skipper Kolisi takes step into unknown with Canada – South Africa captain Siya Kolisi accepts his side will be taking a leap into the unknown when they face Canada for the first time in nearly 20 years
Science & Environment
Ozone hole vigilance still required‘ – The recovery of the ozone layer over Antarctica cannot be taken for granted and requires constant vigilance