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Reverend Jesse Jackson’s tour round PE in pictures

Invited members of the Eastern Cape media and Councillors of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, including the Executive Mayor, Benson Fihla,  were taken on tour of windy Port Elizabeth in honour of the visit  to the… Continue reading

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Ill fisherman evacuated off boat near Oyster Bay

 NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer sea rescue duty crew evacuated a 30 year-old fisherman with a chest infection off a chokka fishing boat yesterday and transferred him to shore and a waiting ambulance. The St… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle October edition is out for web & mobile devices

 St Francis Chronicle October edition has been posted online for Internet readers with desktops and those with mobile devices. All the pages can be read online. Click the relevant pages. Here are the… Continue reading

Rev Jesse jackson to visit PE next week

US human rights activist, Reverent Jesse L Jackson, will visit Port Elizabeth next week to deliver the Govan Mbeki Memorial Lecture. The lecture will be  at the Feather Market Convention Centre in  Nelson Mandela… Continue reading

Russian yachtsmen assisted and surf skier rescued by NSRI

 The NSRI stations in Hout Bay and Bloubergstrand respectively rescued a Russian solo yachtsman and his yacht, plus an exhausted surf-skier in difficulty yesterday, 16 October 2014.  Hout Bay: Geoff Stevens, NSRI Hout… Continue reading

Photos: Service delivery protests at Aston Bay yesterday

Photos sent to St Francis Chronicle showing the service delivery protest yesterday 14 October 2014). The road to Aston Bay and Paradise Beach in Jeffreys Bay was closed

Carnival games on Penguin Awareness Day

A crowd of around 450 people celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day at Sanccob’s rehab centre at the Seal Point lighthouse. An exciting Penguin Carnival was held , followed by a tour of the rehab… Continue reading

EP surfers pipped to the post by KwaZulu-Natal Central at SA champs

KwaZulu-Natal Central won the Freedom Cup after obtaining the highest score of  29 450 points at the 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs in Jeffreys Bay today.  Eastern Cape was second with 26 612 points and… Continue reading

One man missing, another found dead at Swartkops River

Two men in their 20s reportedly jumped one after the other off the Swartkops River Bridge north of Port Elizabeth today and the body of one has been found while the other man… Continue reading

Eastern Cape shines at Lilizela awards 2014

The Eastern Cape shone at the 2014 Lilizela awards in Johannesburg last night,  9 October. Port Elizabeth’s Raggy Charters run owned by Lloyd Edwards took home the Best Marine Encounters in the whole… Continue reading