Government plans to train and employ more artisans

The South African government is trying to right the current production rate of qualified artisans in South Africa, which is far shorter than required targets This is was stated by the Minister of… Continue reading

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Another car vaults off the Sand River Bridge

Another  car vaulted off the temporary Sand River Bridge about 4 pm today. The car was going in the direction of Humansdorp and went through a gap in the barriers to arrive on a ledge near the… Continue reading

Bulk of R60-billion EC budget for health and education

The bulk of the Eastern Cape provincial budget went to health and education  departments, which have been plagued by perpetual over-spending over the years. This was announced by  Eastern Cape Planning and Finance, MEC… Continue reading

SFBRA project enhances beauty of St Francis

PROJECT ST FRANCIS   The first SFBRA community project has been completed.  All the palm trees in St Francis Drive have been pruned.  The bushes and trees in the area adjacent to the… Continue reading

The state of Kouga Municipality – mayoral address

State of the Municipality Address   BY EXECUTIVE MAYOR, CLR BOOI KOERAT 8 MARCH 2013 KOUGA CULTURAL CENTRE, HUMANSDORP     MADAM SPEAKER MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCILLORS MAYORS OF NEIGHBOURING MUNICIPALITIES MUNICIPAL… Continue reading

Shock as 24 rhino poached in a week

South Africa has lost another 24 rhinos since last week, the Department of Environmental Affairs said on Wednesday. The latest rhino poaching statistics indicate the Kruger National Park remains the hardest hit, with… Continue reading

JBay’s star performer, Dylan Lightfoot

Jeffreys Bay’s Dylan Lightfoot was the star performer at the Billabong Junior Series presented by BOS event in Durban on the weekend of 3 March, winning every heat he contested and comfortably taking… Continue reading

Three men adrift of PE rescued by NSRI

Three men on an inflatable boat drifting offshore of Port Elizabeth yesterday evening were rescued by NSRI sea rescue volunteers. The men were reported to be drifting somewhere between Schoenmakerskop and Sardinia Bay,… Continue reading

South Africa in UN talks on violence against women and girls

South Africa is participating in a United Nations meeting to discuss the scourge of violence against women and girls in societies across the world.  The 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on… Continue reading

Denmark to fund South Africa’s renewable energy

Denmark has committed to help South Africa meet its future goals of a low carbon economy. The aim is also to reduce the growth of greenhouse gases through the deployment of low carbon… Continue reading