Car flies onto Main Beach St Francis Bay – photos

A car landed on St Francis Bay beach early this morning and no one at this stage seems to know how it got there. Main Beach, St Francis Bay. The car went over… Continue reading

Ranger shot and wounded by poachers

A ranger was shot and wounded during an operation to apprehend suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park on Friday evening. The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of… Continue reading

NSRI Hout Bay rescues small fishing boat lost in dense fog

A small fishing boat lost in dense fog was found and rescued by NSRI Hout Bay volunteers on Friday, 25 May. The fishing boat is recovered at Hout Bay.  Photo: Lyall Pringle/NSRI The… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle’s Editor a finalist in community newspaper awards

St Francis Chronicle’s Editor, Bev Mortimer, was one of the finalists for the annual MDDA-Sanlam awards held at the award ceremony in Gauteng last night. The awards, considered ‘the Oscars of South Africa’s community media’,… Continue reading

Cape Town to march in global unity against Monsanto

 This Saturday, 25 May,  a huge march in Cape Town will take place  against Monsanto, the multi-national seed and chemical giant. The Cape Town march is part of a world-wide outpouring of hostility… Continue reading

Govt discourages Kleinfontein from wanting independence

Government has discouraged residents of Kleinfontein from lobbying to declare the area as independent. Government on Wednesday said such acts were the main causes of a divided South Africa. This comes after media… Continue reading

SA ready to roll out Digital TV

South Africa is ready to rollout Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) the Minister of Communications Dina Pule has announced.  Presenting her budget vote in Parliament today, 21 May, Pule said the target is for… Continue reading

Obama is coming to South Africa end of June

  United States President Barack Obama will visit South Africa as part of his Africa tour next month. The visit, which will also take him to Senegal and Tanzania, is scheduled from June… Continue reading


COMPETITION TIME AGAIN!!! Two St Francis Chronicle readers or followers will win tickets to the rugby match on Sturday between Southern Kings vs Cheetahs at the Nelson Mandela stadium. And Little Venice Adventures… Continue reading

Mixed reactions, solutions to Saturday’s demonstration on the R330

By Bev Mortimer: Mixed reactions have been forthcoming following the 4 hour march and demonstration by about 200 residents on the R330, the only access road to St Francis Bay, in which motorists… Continue reading