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19 year-old US student missing in the sea near Coffee Bay

A 19 year-old American student went missing in the sea yesterday near Coffee Bay, Transkei, 30 August 2015. The student disappeared in the surf line when he and five other students from UCT,… Continue reading

Medupi fires up with Unit 6

The construction of Medupi is a demonstration that government’s infrastructure plan will change the lives of South Africans in very practical terms, President Jacob Zuma said today, 30 August 2015. Life is changing… Continue reading

Koeberg unit to be shut down – possible load shedding again

Unit 2 of the Koeberg Power Station in the Western Cape will be shut down for planned maintenance on Monday, 31 August 2015, the South African Cabinet announced  this week.  Consequently there could… Continue reading

Spiderman to stop traffic at PE beachfront tomorrow

Superhero Spiderman will stop traffic in Port Elizabeth tomorrow morning for an ill four year-old boy to make his dream come true. Iminathi has a life threatening illness and his most ardent wish… Continue reading

Kouga Municipality confident court case will be in its favour

In the light of the progess made to improve the KwaNomzamo Waste Water Treatment Works (KWWTW)  in Humansdorp, the Kouga Municipality says it  is confident the outcome of a court case against it… Continue reading

Solar won’t replace coal or nuclear as default technology for electricity generation

A self-proclaimed anti-nuclear activist, Vladimir Slivyak, who is touring round South Africa campaigning against nuclear in South Africa and Russia, lauds solar and wind power as alternatives to nuclear. So do many other… Continue reading

Video cameras stolen from Talhado pre primary

  Video cameras to the value of R130 000 were stolen from the Talhado Pre Primary School in Sea Vista, St Francis Bay,  this month. A total of 25 cameras were stolen according to… Continue reading

Dead Cape gannets on St Francis ‘ beaches

Dead Cape gannets are being washed up on the St Francis beaches. This is according to Sanccob that says the rehab facility in Cape St Francis has received numerous reports of Cape gannet… Continue reading

Boks must play smarter rugby – Cowley

Legendary Eastern Province fly-half and television commentator Gavin Cowley says the Springboks’ biggest challenge in the countdown to the IRB Rugby World Cup is that other teams are outsmarting them.   “It’s not… Continue reading

Nuclear plant – not a case of ‘if’, but ‘when’ – Dr Kemm

Breaking… By Bev Mortimer The construction of a nuclear power plant is definitely going to happen and soon. “It is not a case of if, but when,” says Dr Kelvin Kemm, a nuclear… Continue reading