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Wednesday 7th November

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Local (Kouga, PE, Eastern Cape  & South Coast) + Blog

It seems the world has taken a break from news today. –  Tennis South Africa and KIA Motors South Africa partner to grow beach tennis – 8-10 December 2018:      St Francis & Cape St Francis Prize money: $2500.

The great fire of 1869 – At sunrise on Tuesday, 9 February, 1869, came a ‘berg wind’, the hottest in living memory.

National (South Africa & Africa) News

Try as he might, MPs refuse to buy Gigaba’s story – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba was told “to go rest”, not by an opposition MPs, but his ANC colleagues.

Fists fly in parliament as MPs breach ‘seven different rules’ – In the first fracas in the House since Jacob Zuma stepped down as president, things got very heated, very quickly.

WATCH | Rumble in the Urban Jungle: BLF’s Mngxitama vs economist Dawie Roodt -Expropriation without compensation: whose land is it anyway? – Very, very long vide  but very interesting debate.

Business, Money & Economy

Cyril Ramaphosa says shutting SAA could destabilise other SOEs – The president rejects finance minister Tito Mboweni’s contention that airline should be shut

International News

LIVE: Democrats retake US House, Republicans keep Senate – networks – Follow the results for the US midterm elections as they come in.

Six held in ‘attack’ plot against French president – Six people have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning to carry out a “violent” attack on President Emmanuel Macron,

SPORT

Grace reflects on ‘life-changing’ Sun City victory – Home favourite Branden Grace is delighted to be back at the scene of last year’s “life-changing” Nedbank Golf Challenge

Call for World Rugby to issue statement on Farrell tackle – Former England flyhalf Andy Goode has called on World Rugby to make a statement regarding the controversial incident in last Saturday’s Test between England and South Africa 

Global Warning

Our Burning Planet: The Earth is on fire, It’s time to start worrying – A once-in-628-year weather event threatened the existence of the city of Cape Town, and no one knew what to do about it. 

Tops are Tops and Fill her Up!

Some local news on awards and a fuel warningNo the price of petrol and diesel is not about to go up but the filling station is about to...

Traditional Storyteller for KougaBook Festival Author Day

Added author a reason to bring the kids!The KougaBook Literary Festival will host an Author Day at the St Francis Links on...

Clean-up drive across Kouga

Kouga Municipality has been intensifying efforts to clean up illegal dumping sites across the region. Community Services Portfolio...

Pure decadence

But oh so delishChocolate heaven arrived in St Francis Bay last week when the Chocoholix shop finally opened after weeks of frustrating...

Grannies Pool II

Closing the Grannies Pool slipway was not as one reader has suggested, a clandestine plot by the organisers of the SRA to extract money...

Multidisciplinary operation in Jeffreys Bay

Motorists slapped with fines worth nearly R49 000A multidisciplinary approached  operation conducted on Wednesday (14/11) yielded...

Grannies Pool Slipway

Did Kouga Municipality keep it quiet anticipating objections?Interesting that the slipway at Grannies Pool has been shut down without...

KougaBook Festival to Host Author Day

Promoting  reading Yesterday we featured Sue Rae Fox's launch of her fourth book 'Where the Truth Lies'. Today at the bottom of today\s...

St Francis Author Launches New Novel

Susan Rae Fox so very well known for her dedication to the welfare of  the cats and dogs of Sea Vista as Chair of St Francis Animal...

New Principal For St Francis College

VETERAN Eastern Cape educator Warwick Osmond will take up the reins as headmaster at top private primary school, St Francis College, in...

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