Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Three suspected rhino poachers killed in shootout with rangers

Three suspected rhino poachers were killed in a shootout with Kruger National Park rangers according to the South African National Parks (SANParks)  Four suspected poachers were arrested on their way to Mjejane, a… Continue reading

J-Bay Boardriders win Billabong Inter-club

The J-Bay Boardriders Club won the  Billabong SA Interclub Championships  in icy but contestable 3-foot surf and rainy conditions at the West Coast holiday town of Yzerfontein this past weekend.  The winning team,… Continue reading

Zuma to deliver State of Nation speech on 14 February

President Jacob Zuma is set to deliver a State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 14 February to a joint sitting of Parliament. In SONA 2013 the President will provide an update on… Continue reading

NSRI Jeffreys Bay golf day for boat house

Sea Rescue Jeffreys Bay is hosting a golf day on 4 April 2013 at the Jeffreys Bay Golf Club to raise funds for a new Boat House, to be constructed during the next… Continue reading

73-old doctor missing after boat capsizes at Witsand

A 73 year-old man on holiday at Witsand is missing after his boat is believed to have capsized  yesterday evening. Photo: Witsand/NSRI The boat was later found on the river but despite an… Continue reading

Christian Outreach volunteers in St Francis Bay

Photo: Some of the Christian Outreach volunteers  in St Francis Bay , Warren Yutzy, Jennifer Hayes, Pamela Andrews, Daniel, and Rachael Mccall,  with some Sea Vista surfers at Main Beach, St Francis Bay. (Photo… Continue reading

Forthcoming Event: Big Swimarathon in SFB and JBay

Swimming enthusiasts in St Francis Bay and Jeffreys Bay will once again participate in the Rotary Global Swimarathon for 2013. Last year St Francis swimmers contributed towards establishing a new Guiness World Record… Continue reading

News Flash! February print edition now online

 The St Francis Chronicle February 2013 print edition is now online. Read all about the news and reviews in St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis, the social events  the highlights of the… Continue reading

Two male lions transferred to Karoo National Park today

Two male lions from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park have been released into the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West today, 7 February 2013. There are now nine feline predators  in the Park… Continue reading

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm off to celebratory start

One of the first and largest wind farm projects in the country celebrated the start of  construction in Jeffreys Bay at the beginning of this month. The 138 MW Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm… Continue reading