Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Nersa grants Eskom an 8% tariff hike

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has granted power parastatal Eskom an 8% tariff increase over the course of the next five years of the Multi-Year Price Determination period 2013/14 to 2017/18… Continue reading

Today’s South Afrcan Budget Speech in full

Pretoria – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan  today tabled the country’s National budget, which provided, among other announcements, details on how the country’s massive infrastructure projects will be funded. Here is the the copy of… Continue reading

New speed on St Francis Roads is 50 km p/h

The speed for drivers on all St Francis Bay streets  is now 50 kms per hour and not 40 kms p/h.  This was announced today by St Francis Bay Residents Association (SFBRA) that… Continue reading

11 year-old held in conection with death of 6 year-old boy

  An 11 year-old boy was questioned by SAP detectives yesterday in connection with the murder of the 6 year-old boy, Decan Anoster, whose body was found in the bushes in St Francis early… Continue reading

Electric ‘green’ cars on South African roads soon

In what government officials have described as a ground breaking pioneering initiative for the South African automobile market, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa today (26 February) introduced the department’s zero emission electric vehicles,… Continue reading

Stop Press!! Missing dive master found drifting in the sea

Jean-Pierre Els, the dive master of African Dive Adventures who went missing this morning (26h February) was located by Transnet National Ports Authority’s rescue helicopter at 3. 20 pm off-shore of Port Edward… Continue reading

Prevent power outages

Kouga residents are urged to use electricity sparingly especially between 5-9 pm, as Eskom enters its annual summer maintenance period. Kouga Executive Mayor Booi Koerat said today (26 February)  everyone’s support was needed… Continue reading

Body of six year-old St Francis boy found in bushes at 3 am

By Bev Mortimer A six year-old boy was found in the bushes above Assisi Drive in St Francis Bay by a Sea Vista resident at around 3 am today (26 February). His distraught… Continue reading

Scuba dive master goes missing

A scuba dive master went missing while diving at Protea Banks  near Shelley Beach today It appears that when divers emerged from diving the Dive Master was reported missing. The sequence of events… Continue reading

NSRI retrieves Swedish guy’s kite board lost at sea

 NSRI Mykons found and retrieved a kite and board drifting a sea today off Langebaan. There was no sign of the   kite surfer  but after a search a Sedish guy was found, who… Continue reading