St Francis Today
Wednesday 9th October
St Francis & Kouga News
St Francis Oktoberfest 2019 Is Upon Us – Cape St Francis – Oktoberfest is almost here – bring your German gear and join us for an Unter, Mitte or Uber time!
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape & Southern Coast
Bobani’s future as Mayor hangs in the balance – The future of the UDM’s Mongameli Bobani as the mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay hangs in the balance.
Don’t rob us, plead Port Elizabeth ambulance drivers – Eastern Cape ambulance drivers and their assistants are appealing for protection from community members following a spate of robberies while on duty
PE house-breaking gang behind bars – The Hawks in Port Elizabeth arrested three people during raids on Tuesday morning on three houses in Zwide.
Semifinalists Set at the Roxy Pro France – The Roxy Pro France resumed yesterday and completed the Quarterfinals in excellent, six foot plus waves – Jordy qualifies for Olympics
National & African News
Old Mutual pleads for its board members not to be jailed – Says a more appropriate sanction if they are found guilty of contempt of court would ‘among other things’ be a suspended sentence, a fine or a warning.
Neigh, my bru – trio nabbed for selling stolen transformer from back of horse-drawn cart – Cape Town police on Tuesday arrested two men trying to sell a stolen electricity transformer from the back of a horse and cart.
IPID officers rubbish public protector report – The public protector has suffered blow after blow in high-profile court cases and members of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate hope to inflict more damage.
Was month’s end at IPID a time for ‘killing files’? – The police watchdog completes a suspiciously large number of cases on certain dates.
Who to believe: Mcebisi Jonas or Duduzane Zuma? – Former deputy minister Mcebisi Jonas and patronage’s Prince Charming, Duduzane Zuma, have presented diametrically opposing versions before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry
Floyd Shivambu seems guilty of breaching MPs’ code of ethics — but what about money laundering – Grand Azania is a company legally owned by Floyd Shivambu’s brother Brian. It is reported that the company received R6.16-million in loot from VBS Mutual Bank
I am being targeted because I am close to Zuma, Dudu Myeni alleges – Former SAA board chairperson, Dudu Myeni, says her ongoing court case was politically motivated.
DA says it won’t be ‘captured’ by ‘nefarious’ IRR – The Institute of Race Relations doubled down this week in a campaign to ostensibly ‘save the opposition’.
Business, Money & The Economy
Audit reports read like an SOS from SOEs, Parliament hears – Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises this week got a glimpse of far-reaching administrative challenges facing state-owned enterprises,
White House ‘will not co-operate with impeachment inquiry’ – The White House has officially refused to co-operate with the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
Springbok player ratings: Rampaging RG, dynamic Damian(s) – It’s a day where the backs (finally) outshone the rampant forwards.
Science & Environment
Nobel physics prize: ‘Ground-breaking’ win for planets and Big Bang – Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for “ground-breaking” discoveries about the Universe.