St Francis Today
News from St Francis,
South Africa and around the world
Wednesday 7th November
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
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,
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
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.