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Wounded St Francis Bay fsherman rescued by NSRI

A local fisherman with rib injuries had to be rescued at sea by the NSRI St Francis Bay yesterday as the boat  could not enter Port St Francis owing to huge wave swells… Continue reading

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Truce with parliamentary opposition parties is off

The agreement between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties represented in Parliament has been called off. This was revealed yesterday, 24 November,  after Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa met with opposition leaders at… Continue reading

Increased risk for load-shedding later this week – Eskom

The risk for load-shedding will increase later this week Eskom warned today, 24 November 2014. The risk increases as water and diesel reserves decline. “Mild and cloudy weather is forecasted from Wednesday onwards,… Continue reading

Repairs to storm damage at St Francis Bay’s beaches

Stormy weather has caused damage to the St Francis Bay beaches, rock revetments  and access stairs or boardwalks. The St Francis Bay Residents Association (SFBRA)  has taken action to repair some of these… Continue reading

 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

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