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No electricity in parts of Walmer on Sunday

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality informs residents of Walmer that there will be electricity interruptions in the area on Sunday, 21 September 2014.. The interruptions will be  between 7.30 and 11.30 am. The affected areas are, 9th,… Continue reading

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Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow aims to be biggest and best

   Developers of the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth’s western suburbs have thrown their weight behind the region’s oldest and most prestigious air show. The air show is in its 18th year… Continue reading

Jordy in Quarters at Hurley Pro Trestles

Jordy Smith of Durban, South Africa, reached the Quarterfinals of the Hurley Pro Trestles yesterday, 17 September. Smith defeated Michel Bourez (PYF) and takes on Mick Fanning in the Quarterfinals scheduled for today.… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle September edition is now online

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? St Francis Chronicle September 2014 edition is now online. The entire paper can be read here by clicking the relevant pages at this page: http://www.safricavoyage.com/stfrancischronicle.html

Trapped whale freed by SAWDN, NSRI St Francis Bay (photos)

A juvenile Humpback whale entangled in rope and buoys near St Francis Bay was freed by SAWDN and local NSRI volunteers yesterday. The South African Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said at 2.12 pm… Continue reading

Kouga Heritage Festival 26-28 September

Cultural dance group Mothers of Heritage’s  performance will be one of the highlights of this year’s Kouga Heritage Festival. The festival will take place in the Kouga Cultural Centre in Humansdorp from Friday,… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuate 11 crew men after two-boats collided

  NSRI St Francis Bay sea rescue volunteer duty crew evacuated 11 crew men from a sinking boat after two boats collided offshore. It appears that the boat Southern Star (+-40m collided into… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle September edition is now online

  St Francis Chronicle September 2014 edition is now online. The entire paper can be read here by clicking the relevant pages at this page: http://www.safricavoyage.com/stfrancischronicle.html

NSRI PE evacuates ill Burmese sailor to shore

NSRI Port Elizabeth yesterday assisted a 47 year old Burmese sailor from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on board a ship 6 nautical miles off shore  to have medical assistance in… Continue reading

Sanccob needs equipment for ICU Facility Upgrade

 The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (Sanccob)  next to the Seal Point lighthouse in Cape St Francis is upgrading its ICU facility as a response to better the care… Continue reading