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Eskom partners with Agence Française de Développement and Electricité de France

 Breaking… Eskom and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) today, 23 November,  signed a €150 million (R2.3 billion) credit facility agreement which will go towards financing Eskom’s Distribution Projects in the KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern… Continue reading

SA companies to benefit from nuclear build – 80% locally sourced

South African construction and industries will benefit hugely from the nuclear build program, which Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) has confirmed will go ahead. Last week, NECSA CEO Phumzile Tshelane told… Continue reading

Cops find 144 possibly stolen sheep in truck

The SAP Police confiscated 144 sheep valued at R187 200 on the route from Somerset East to Despatch.  The suspect will appear in the Uitenhage Magistrate’s Court today, 23 November 2015. The arrest… Continue reading

50 year-old arrested for rape of two Patensie boys

A 50-year-old man arrested for the rape of two boys, aged 11, over a period of time in Patensie, Eastern Cape, appeared in Hankey Magistrate’s Court on 13 November. The man is linked… Continue reading

JBay man arrested for drugs and valuable stolen goods

A Jeffreys Bay man was arrested on Friday, 13 November, on charges of dealing in drugs – mandrax and dagga  – plus for being in possession of suspected stolen goods worth thousands of… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle November edition 2015 is now online

The November  2015 edition of St Francis Chronicle is now available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa,  for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe. Click on the relevant… Continue reading

Parlotones to rock St Francis

Breaking…Exclusive!! Thousands of fans are expected to descend on St Francis on 30 December to hear the Parlotones at Billy’s beach in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. This largest selling rock-band… Continue reading

Uitenhage cops arrest car break-in suspects

Two suspects, 18 and 28, were arrested early this morning for having allegedly stolen wheelcaps, a battery, tools, and other items worth R5000 from vehicles in Uitenhage.  According to Gerda Swart, warrant officer… Continue reading

Family adrift on Gamtoos River towed to safety by NSRI

NSRI JBay towed a cabin boat on the Gamtoos River, near Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, to safety on Sunday after the boat experienced motor failure. Rieghard Janse van Rensburg, NSRI Jeffreys… Continue reading

R30-million invested in JBay

    A major player in international umbrella manufacture, Woodline Shade Solutions has relocated to the Eastern Cape where it is currently constructing a new purpose-built, modern factory. Part of the huge factory at Kabeljous… Continue reading