Wednesday 13th November
St Francis & Kouga News
Coastal Management Plan available for comment – The draft proposal Coastal Management Plan for the Sarah Baartman District Municipality can be accessed on the Kouga municipal website at
Bay’s brown tap water due to low dam levels – The brownish colour of tap water in large parts of Nelson Mandela Bay is due to the low-level of the city’s dams.
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Search for six-year-old Cozette Scheepers called off – The search for a six-year-old girl, suspected to have drowned near Herolds Bay on the Garden Route, has been called off, police said on Tuesday.
National & African News
WATCH | ‘Scores injured’ as tornado hits KwaZulu-Natal – A tornado left a swathe of destruction in New Hanover and Greytown, north of Pietermaritzburg, on Tuesday.
WATCH | John Cena refuses to take legal action against Sho Madjozi over song – American wrestler John Cena has been praised for embracing SA rapper Sho Madjozi, after he apparently refused to sue the star for making a song named after him.
Zimbabwe dollar notes issued for first time in a decade – Queues have formed outside banks in Zimbabwe as people hope to get hold of the country’s first Zimbabwe dollar notes to be issued since 2009.
Ramaphosa arrives in Brazil amid worry over Bolsonaro’s intentions – Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro has expressed a preference for closer ties with the US and European Union, rather than the developing or emerging nations which the BRICS
South Africa unprepared for drought disaster, AgriSA warns government – AgriSA pleads for the government to recognise that the country is not prepared for a disaster and a lot of work must be done if South Africa is to become more resilient
Zuma has ‘nothing to hide’, says Mkhwebane can access his tax records – Former president Jacob Zuma has entered the fray in the ongoing battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Sars over his tax records,
Deputy public protector interviews: Bombshell questions, from politics to racism claims – The parliamentary interviews for the new deputy public protector on Tuesday were as much about that position as about the incumbent public protector,
SA heading toward a crisis of governance – Maimane – He also said SA could learn from the Springboks that ‘we don’t unite because of race, we unite because of particular goals, particular objects’.
DA FedEx to meet urgently ‘to assess the impact’ of Herman Mashaba’s resignation – The party says Mashaba’s resignation does not signal an end to the DA’s commitment to the people of Johannesburg.
#SixMonthsInPower: What has changed regarding rule of law under Ramaphosa? – Almost six months after he took office as president of political analysts believe that the rule of law has not improved under his watch
Business, Money & The Economy
Is Manuel truly independent? – Old Mutual silent on whether his appointment as chair contravenes insurance regulations.
Accountancy body to begin disciplinary hearing of ex-Eskom, Transnet CFO Anoj Singh – Former Transnet and Eskom chief financial officer, Anoj Singh, will facea disciplinary hearing by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
Waves in St Mark’s Square as Venice flooded by highest tide in 50 years – High waters peaked at 1.87 metres as the flood alarm sounded across the Italian city of canals
Els happy to be back at Sun City – Ernie Els is the oldest player in the Nedbank Golf Challenge field and he has a lot on his mind with the upcoming Presidents Cup.
Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one – Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according to research.