SA surfers bring home the silver and gold

The South African Masters surfing team finished runners-up to Hawaii with Greg Emslie and Chris Knutsen winning gold medals and Andre Malherbe and Heather taking silver at the 2013 ISA World Masters Surfing… Continue reading

African drumbeat dancers enthrall visitors

The dancers in the African Drumbeat dancers group are wowing overseas visitors to South Africa and locals alike. At the recent docking of the magnificent Queen Mary 2 ocean liner in Port Elizabeth… Continue reading

NSRI PE evacuate ill fisherman off chokka boat

NSRI Port Elizabeth volunteers evacuated a man off the Umzamo chokka fishing boat yesterday evening . The 39 year-old crewman, from Humansdorp was reported to be coughing up blood (Haemoptysis). Ian Gray, NSRI Port… Continue reading

Chinese lanterns cause NSRI to search in vain for a boat in distress

NSRI appeal to the public not to set off Chinese Lanterns along the coast as they can be mistaken for red distress flares.  This follows time spent by Port Elizabeth volunteers yesterday searching… Continue reading

Six people rescued from the sea after boat capsizes

Six people were rescued from the sea off Durban today, 13 April, after their boat capsized.  Despite them all hanging onto the hull for sometime, rough seas washed them off the hull and… Continue reading

Man hanging on to capsized paddle-ski rescued offshore

A lone paddler in the icy sea hung onto his paddle-ski 1 nautical mile off shore for more than hour today, 13 April. Perchance an NSRI rescue boat towing a stricken boat to… Continue reading

SA to host 23rd World Economic Forum in May

South Africa is to host the 23rd World Economic Forum  next month. In announcing this today, 11 April, the Presidency said the Forum will be held from 8-10 May at the Cape Town International… Continue reading

News flash!! News Flash!! JBay-Hdorp section of N2 closed again today

The N2 between Jeffreys Bay and Humansdorp will be closed to traffic again today (Thursday, 11 April) from 4 pm to 5 pm to accommodate work being done by the developers of the Jeffreys Bay wind… Continue reading

Govt and farmers trying to contain bird flu in W Cape

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says it is working with farmers in the Western Cape and the provincial department to contain the spread of a newly detected strain of bird flu.… Continue reading