Medium-low risk of load shedding Monday-Tuesday this week

The risk of load shedding for tomorrow and Tuesday (24 and 25 November 2014 is medium to low  owing to steady progress made in building reserves to limit the risk of load shedding.… Continue reading

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Electricity supply system expected to be ‘tight’ – Eskom

The power system is expected to be tight owing to cold and cloudy weather conditions  over the evening peak periods for the next few days. This according to power utility Eskom that says… Continue reading

Paddler Mark Feather’s body found

The body of surf-skier, Mark Feather, was found on the shore near Trennerys, Wild Coast today, 17 November 2014.  His body is now in the care of the SAP on the scene and… Continue reading

Parts of missing paddler’s surfski found today

During the search early this morning at about 7 am,  part of the missing surf-ski belonging to  missing paddler Mark Feather, was found offshore of East London. But no sign of Feather himself,… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle November 2014 edition on the web and mobiles

St Francis Chronicle November 2014  print edition is now also available  on the web and on mobiles. All our readers around Southern Africa and the world can read all the latest news of… Continue reading

Photo of Rivonia paddler missing near East London

NSRI have released a photograph of the missing surf-skier, 43 year-old Mark Feather, from Rivonia, Johannesburg, to aid efforts find him. Aircraft, Police, NSRI East London, NSRI Port Alfred and NSRI Port Elizabeth and… Continue reading

Surf-skier missing near East London

A surf-skier is missing after he failed to return to shore in the Peter Marlin surf-ski challenge from Orient Beach to Yellowsands, East London, today 15 November 2014. The 43 year-old missing paddler… Continue reading

Power constrained this weekend – Eskom

South Africa’s power system is expected to  be extremely constrained this  weekend. This is according to a statement from Eskom yesterday, 13 November 2014, that said the constraint is due to  the cold,… Continue reading

Oscar Pistorius appeal set for December

The application for leave to appeal both the conviction and sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be heard at the North Gauteng High Court on 9 December  2014, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)… Continue reading

Beware strong rip currents along the coast this weekend

NSRI National H/O warns people on the coast to be extra cautious this weekend with the Full Moon Spring Tide that will cause stronger than normal rip currents.   Coastal people are urged to… Continue reading