Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Suspected Libyan stowaway found on life raft near Robben Island

A Libyan man suspected of being a stowaway was found drifting towards Robben Island on a life raft, suffering from dehydration late last night. He is now in police custody. Crew on board… Continue reading

Dutch female windsurfer assisted by NSRI at Langebaan

NSRI Mykonos rallied to the assistance of a 28 year-old female Dutch windsurfer in difficulty at Langebaan Lagoon yesterday, 24 February 2013.  NSRI Mykonos volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated at 6.31 pm… Continue reading

Mystery air crash at Port Alfred

Mystery surrounds a report of a plane crash into the sea near Bihra , north of Port Alfred last night,24 February 2013. An eye witness reported a plane crashed into the sea near… Continue reading

Names of those convicted of corruption to be published

The Department of Justice and Reconciliation plans to publish names and details of those convicted of corruption Minister of Justice and Reconciliation Jeff Radebe, said today, 24 February. The names will be published… Continue reading

SFBRA aims to maintain the town’s infrastructure

The St Francis Bay Residents’ Association (SFBRA) intends asking all property owners in St Francis Bay to contribute to a special fund to be used to employ outside contractors to address specific problem… Continue reading

NSRI gets new CEO

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has announced the organisations’ new  CEO today, 21 February, as being Dr Cleeve Robertson. DrRobertson will take over the helm of NSRI from Ian Wienburg on 1 September… Continue reading

Bid to turn Lephalale into a city

Services must be made available to develop Lephalale in the Limpopo Province into a city. This according to Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale who said today, 21 February,  during his State of the Province Address in… Continue reading

Minister in talks to end Medupi strike

 Public Enterprises Minister, Malusi Gigaba, yesterday, 21 February, met with stakeholders involved in the construction of the Medupi power plant to find a peaceful resolution so workers can return to work.  Last week,… Continue reading

Road works ahead in Kouga

The following road works will take place in the the respective kouga town of Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp and Hankey over the next three months. The Department of Public Works is rehabilitating intersections on… Continue reading

NSRI helps three men ashore after capsized Hobie

Three young men were taken ashore at  by Durban NSRI volunteer duty crew after their Hobie Cat capsized. “They had launched earlier from the Point Yacht Club Vetchies Beach Site and had capsized… Continue reading