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Humansdorp high school pupils on alleged murder charge

Humansdorp police detectives are investigating a case of attempted murder by two high school pupils. This follows the alleged stabbing of another Humansdorp high school pupil by fellow learners, Warrant Officer, Basil Seekoei,… Continue reading

Man paddles offshore with garden rake on inflatable pool

      A ‘mystery’ man was found  paddling on a tiny swimming pool inflatable dinghy using a garden rake as an oar, 1 nautical mile off-shore of the Mouille Point Lighthouse in… Continue reading

Thyspunt is a prime candidate for a nuclear site – Dr Kelvin Kemm

Thyspunt is a prime candidate for a nuclear site. “It is one of the best in the world,”  nuclear physicist, Dr Kelvin Kemm, CEO of Nuclear Africa told a  mini nuclear summit held in… Continue reading

German tourist saved from drowning at Cape St Francis

A German woman tourist in Cape St Francis was nearly swept out to sea by a rip current at Cape St Francis main beach yesterday afternoon, 26 February 2015.  The woman, Marthina Wondra,… Continue reading

May 2015 is the new date for the Thyspunt EIA

By Bev Mortimer Breaking… May 2015 is the new latest date for the long  awaited Revised Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the proposed Nuclear-1 power station at Thyspunt to be available for… Continue reading

South africa’s 2015 Budget Speech by Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance, 25 February 2015

The Budget speech downloadable from, courtesy of Alect Hogg – Go to – for all the news and details and analysis of the Budget.   Honourable Speaker I have the honour… Continue reading

Electricity supply vulnerable all week

 The electricity supply system will remain vulnerable for the rest of the week due to a shortage of generating capacity, according to  power utility Eskom.  “ Several units are currently out of service… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuated injured fisherman

NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew evacuated a fisherman suffering from an injured finger apparently caught in a hydraulic winch. The volunteer duty crew launched the NSRI rescue craft Spirit of St Franics… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis evacuates fisherman suffering a stroke

  Yesterday NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to evacuate an ill chokka fisherman suffering from a suspected stroke. The NSRI was activated… Continue reading

PE couple arrested for money laundering and other crimes

The Hawks  arrested a Port elizabeth couple for alleged money laundering and six charges of possession, acquisition and use of stolen property.  The couple, Shaun Ah-Shene (49) and Virginia Ah-Shene (49), allegedly formed… Continue reading