No mercy for unauthorised expenditure – MEC

The Eastern Cape Local Government and Traditional Affairs will have no mercy for any financial irregularities. This warning was stressed this afternoon in a press release issued by MEC, Mlibo Qoboshiyane. The release that urges all municipalities in the Eastern Province to apply for co-operative salary hikes, specifically warns of no leniency for “unauthorised expenditure, under-expenditure, financial mismanagement,…

Cape Town man drowns in Cape St Francis today

A 50 year-old man from Cape Town drowned  about 100m offshore of the Cape St Francis Lighthouse today. The man on holiday in St Francis Bay with his family, had been snorkelling (free diving with snorkel, goggles and fins) in the water at the time. Marc May, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said at noon…

Sarah Baum takes home the silver for SA

Sarah Baum claimed the silver medal in the Women’s division as Team South Africa finished sixth on the final day of the historic ISA China Cup on Hainan Island in China earlier today. The 17 year-old from Athlone Park south of Durban placed second to former ASP and ISA Women’s World Champion Sofia Mulanovich (Peru)…