LOCAL NEWS: (Kouga)
Kouga Municipality Customer Satisfaction Survey – Kouga Municipality invites all residents to complete their Customer Satisfaction Survey
Notes From The Editor – Where are we going?
Property News You Can Use, presented by Harcourts – New Rental and Property Rules
Weather Report – rain, rain, glorious rain, but probably not enough. In fact, not even close.
Photo Of The Day – Lady and Dog on Nude Beach.
Bay water crisis: race to plug thousands of water leaks – The NMB municipality is racing against time to plug the more than 3000 identified water leaks that are putting pressure on the rapidly declining dam levels.
Plakkie Classic JNR Surf Tournament – All The Images – All the photos from the weekend’s surfing event at Victoria Bay. Any photo requests to @gumbootism on Insta
SA & AFRICA NEWS:
Countdown to Catastrophe – Nelson Mandela Bay contractors begin water ‘leaks carnival’ of more than 3,000 repairs in five days.
Discovery partners with SAA after Comair’s exit – with lounges, fast boarding, cheap flights – Discovery announced its newest partnership with South African Airways. Discovery clients will now have access to premium airport lounges refurbished in partnership with SAA
THIS & THAT:
Not being able to balance on one leg linked to earlier death, study claims – The inability to stand on one leg for 10 seconds in mid-to-later life foreshadowed an earlier death than for those who could. Wow
CRIME & CORRUPTION:
Suspended top cop to appear in court on R1m fraud and corruption charges – its a crooked blue line
EARTH, OCEANS, SPACE & THE UNIVERSE:
‘A tsunami of human waste’ – Half of SA’s sewage treatment works are failing, says report – we actually are in deep shit.
Over 2 Billion Plastic Bottles Recovered for Recycling in South Africa! – 2.1 billion plastic bottles were diverted from landfills last year thanks to the various recycling efforts
Activists and researchers dismayed by IEA endorsement of tapping Africa’s natural gas – The International Energy Agency released a report that explores pathways for Africa’s energy system to evolve
In a spit-fire speech to Unisa, Lindiwe Sisulu repeats her January attack on judiciary and SA Constitution – The tourism minister appears to have again refuted the President’s statement that she had apologised for a previous attack on the judiciary
Coach Jacques Nienaber unveils the 2023 Bok battle plan – The Springbok squad for the series against Wales will be the foundation for the World Cup defence in 2023
Hong Kong’s Jumbo floating restaurant sinks at sea – An iconic Hong Kong floating restaurant has sunk, just days after it was towed out to sea en route to an unspecified destination.
Bill Cosby: Comedian found liable for sex assault of teen at Playboy Mansion – Jury awards $500,000 (£407,000) in damages to a woman who was 16 when the incident happened.
TECHNOLOGY & TELEVISION:
I am not a robot: iOS verification update marks end of ‘captchas’ – Tests where you are asked to spot traffic lights or type out wobbly letters may be a thing of the past
BUSINESS & MONEY MATTERS: