Wednesday 25 January

TIDES

High 6:11AM 2.01m
Low 12:17PM 0.36m
High 6:20PM 1.89m

Village News:

How to Select the Right Paint for your Outdoor – Presented By BUCO

The Weather Guru: The Water Situation In St Francis – Our latest columnist, Garth Sampson from the South African Weather Service, has a look at the extended forecast for the St Francis Bay region.

Village Sport:

St Francis Bay Readies Itself For The People’s Triathlon – hosted by The Quays this weekend. Pull in.

Social:

Twitter sued in London and San Francisco over alleged unpaid rentSocial media platform abandoned its offices near Piccadilly Circus after Elon Musk takeover, and was evicted from Singapore office

Health:

Here’s the Healthiest Way to Drink Alcohol, According to a Dietitian –  All your questions about booze, diet, and health—answered!

this and that:

OpenAI reportedly tests ChatGPT Pro. What we know about the paid versionTraining data, fine-tuning, API, and more. Have you tried ChatGPT? The server is pretty busy…

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...

Crime & Corruption:

First testimony in Gupta-linked Vrede Dairy Project trial points finger at Free State agriculture departmentThe controversial Vrede Dairy Project that cost the provincial department R280-million.

Business:

Businesses in South Africa warn of riots, looting and collapseSmall businesses in South Africa say they are taking a severe beating from load shedding, sitting with no support from the government.

Entertainment:

Press Start to Play: 2023’s Most Anticipated Video GamesFrom reinvigorated classics to brand new IP, and a little Zelda in between, these are the games we’re most psyched to see in 2023.

 

Technology:

Why you cannot get DStv’s R390 package with all SuperSport channelsNot so clever DStv sells a package that includes all its SuperSport channels for just R390 per month (per screen), but it is exclusive to accommodation establishments like hotels, lodges, and B&Bs.

SA News:

International:

Monterey Park shooter: police ask why he attacked dance hall he frequented – All 11 victims of the shooting have now been identified, with all of them, except one, being in their 60s and 70s

Sport:

Experts confirm Newlands Stadium is not a heritage site, despite claim by former Bok skipper  Former Springbok captain Wynand Claassen’s heritage claim over Newlands Stadium is one of the more mysterious interventions in a WP rugby saga that would make a Terrence Mallick movie seem mundane.

Energy:

Stop pointing fingers at government and just ditch Eskom, says Michael JordaanFormer FNB CEO and Bank Zero founder Michael Jordaan says South Africans should proactively look for solutions to their problems.

Environment:

South African Wine Estate Celebrates Birth of Rare Baby Quagga!There were only about 200 Rau quagga in South Africa… and now we can proudly say there are at least 201!

Action Sports:

JBay surfer Matt McGillivray prepares for Billabong Pipe Pro –Jordy Smith will be competing as well.