Monthly Archive: January, 2013

People pinching from burnt houses and racing trucks

Numerous complaints have been received by the St Francis Bay Residents’ Association (SFBRA) of people entering  properties where houses were burnt down and and removing paving and other items.  There have also been complaints of speeding trucks.… Continue reading

Suspect rhino poacher shot dead in Kruger Park

 A suspected rhino poacher was shot dead and two others arrested  in the Kruger National Park on Saturday, 26 January 2013.  A high calibre hunting rifle fitted with a silencer, ammunition and poaching… Continue reading

Final Thyspunt Transmission Lines Project reports on environmental impact now available

The final Thyspunt Transmission Lines Project reports on the environmental impact are now available for viewing, Eskom consultants for this project, SiVEST, have announced. These documents are the Final Environmental Impact Reports (FEIRs) which… Continue reading

Woodridge Preparatory 20/20 Cricket Festival

Woodridge Preparatory will be hosting its third 20/20 Cricket Festival for primary schools on Saturday and Sunday 26-27 January.  The festival aims to involve children in the shorter form of the game  at… Continue reading

Entangled Humpback whale freed at Dassen Island

A 9 meter juvenile Humpback whale was rescued  4 nautical miles South East of Dassen Island after being entangled in 7 ropes yesterday, 23 January 2013. One rope entangled the whale from the fluke,… Continue reading

Forthcoming event: Kids fishing at the Port

  The last Saturday of the month is here already which means kids and families can fish at St Francis Bay’s port  from 10 am to 2 pm (Saturday 26 January 2013). Entrants… Continue reading

Enormous opportunities to invest in South Africa – Zuma

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has asked South African delegates at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, to assure investors the country remains in good hands. He reiterated calls for business… Continue reading

Kittens dumped on CSF rocks

The story of some marine kittens… By Trudi Malan: On Wednesday, 9 January 2013,  somebody lost a little bit of their humanity on the rocks in front of the Cape St Francis Lighthouse.… Continue reading

Hundreds rescued from rooftops and homes in Limpopo floods

 By Eric Mashaba in Musina – More than 870 people have been rescued from their homes and rooftops following the floods that ravaged parts of Limpopo. Four helicopters were used to carry out the rescue… Continue reading

Zuma to ask for investment in South Africa and Africa at Davos

South African President, Jacob Zuma, is expected to use the the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting  in Davos   to call on the world’s top economies and businesses to invest in South Africa’s… Continue reading