Agulhas NSRI assists fishing boat with broken mooring

 Yesterday late afternoon  22 June, NSRI Agulhas volunteer sea duty crewassisted  a small fishing  boat in the Strusibaai harbour which lost its mooring in high winds. Danie Viljoen, NSRI Agulhas deputy station commander,… Continue reading

Boaters and fishermen warned about dangers of Spring Tide

NSRI urges boaters, paddlers and bathers around the South African coastline and in particular anglers fishing along the shoreline to be cautious at this time of the year as winter storms create rough… Continue reading

Basic Education dept’s harsh criticism of Mamphela Ramphele

The Department of Basic Education has severely criticised Dr Mamphela Ramphele in a press statement sent to the media last night. In its statment , the Department maintains  the statement made by Ramphele regarding… Continue reading

SABC rugby, cricket and FIFA soccer 2013 programme viewing times

SABC has embarked on a campaign a to rally support and Get Behind The Boys during the Cricket ICC Champions Trophy 2013 tournament, the Rugby Championship, as well as the Castle Lager Inbound… Continue reading

PE man, one of two South Africans who died in attack in Somalia

 A Port Elizabeth man was one of two South Africans who died in an attack on a United Nations compound in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. State arms manufacture Denel has released the names… Continue reading

Mandla Mandela – protecting Madiba’s legacy

By Chris Bathembu: When it comes to protecting Nelson Mandela’s legacy, no-one is more passionate than his grandson, Chief Mandla Mandela (real name Zwelivelile). I (SAnews) was granted a private audience with the 38-year-old Chief… Continue reading

Khoisan communities must benefit from land restitution bill

Direct descendants of the Khoi and San communities must benefit from the new cut-off date for lodging a land claim as part of reversing the legacy of the 1913 Native Land Act. Speaking… Continue reading

Travis Logie eyes the top spot at Mr Price Pro Ballito

 Former Durbanite Travis Logie, Current World No 20, is one of  several South Africans eyeing the top spot in the Mr Price Pro Ballito from 4-6 July 2013. For Travis , now living in Los Angeles… Continue reading

Illegal occupants of District Six houses to be evicted

  A group of people who claimed to be the original land claimants of the District Six land who forcefully and illegally moved into 15 houses on Saturday, 16 June, were given a court… Continue reading