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Illegal diamond traders turn themselves in

Eight men turned themselves in today in connection with a recent illicit diamond syndicate bust. This was announced today, 25 August, by directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (“The Hawks”) spokesperson, Captain Paul Ramaloko. Ramaloko… Continue reading

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Kouga Imbizo 2014 to open with a bang

All Kouga communities are invited to connect with government this week at two big imbizos.  The imbizos, set to take place at Hankey and Humansdorp, will open with a must-see accident-scene demonstration by… Continue reading

Kromme River committee wants feedback from public

The Kromme River Joint River Committee has launched a public  opinion poll to assess the views of all affected parties regarding the Kromme River. In a statement this afternoon, 19 August, the committee… Continue reading

Theft of monkey signs

The four signs that were recently erected in St Francis Bay and which asked people not to feed the monkeys have been removed.  This is according to the SFB Residents Association (SFBRA) which… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle August 2014 edition is now online

St Francis Chronicle August 2014 edition is now online.   The  print edition is now out in select stores in Port Elizabeth, Humansdorp, Jeffreys Bay and in most shops in the St Francis… Continue reading

Areva wins contract to replace 6 Koeberg Steam Generators

 Eskom’s Board of directors announced today, 16 August 2014,  that the contract to replace Koeberg Steam Generators has been awarded to AREVA NP Proprietary.  Based on the lead times for the manufacture of… Continue reading

No electricity in Kouga this Sunday 17 August

There will be no electricity in Kouga Municipal area on Sunday, 17 August from 5 am- 10 pm. Kouga Municipality says the interruption is necessary for Eskom to install overhead supply lines for… Continue reading

Fisherman evacuated by NSRI St Francis Bay

NSRI St Francis Bay today, 10 August 2014, evacuated a fisherman from a chokka fishing boat 4 nautical miles off-shore of Port St Francis. The fisherman was suffering from suspected a dehydration and… Continue reading

Petrol price to remain unchanged in August

The petrol price will remain unchanged in August, the Department of Energy said today, 1 August 2014. In July, the petrol price saw a 29-cent increase for 93 unleaded petrol (ULP) and lead… Continue reading

Surfer attacked by shark in Muizenberg this afternoon

A 20 year-old  surfer from Newlands, Cape Town, was attacked by a shark today and suffered multiple lacerations. The man, who was taken to hospital in a stable condition after having been assisted… Continue reading