Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Russia asks South Africa to rock ‘n roll

Russia’s Federation of Acrobatic Rock ‘n’ Roll has urged South Africa to develop the new sport so that it can  be included in the summer Olympic Games programme.  “At least three African countries… Continue reading

Ducks and geese stolen in Joubertina

The Jeffreys Bay stock theft unit need the assistance of the public regarding a stock theft case in the Joubertina area.  Ducks and geese were stolen between  5-11 April 2013 on the ‘Kraaltjie’… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! Search for 2 girls last seen in St Francis Bay

Despatch police need the assistance of residents with the search of two missing girls from Reservoir Hills in Despatch last seen on Saturday, 20 April in St Francis Bay. According to family members… Continue reading

Search for missing fisherman off Betty’s Bay

A search will continue today for a 37 year-old man who disappeared underwater after falling off a boat off Betty’s Bay yesterday afternoon, 28 April. Despite an extensive air, sea and shore search… Continue reading

Helping SA companies forge partnerships with foreign nuclear vendors

 The Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) wish to send missions in the next few months to the US and China in to enable… Continue reading

Search continues for man overboard crayfish boat

Despite an extensive search yesterday, 26 April, no sign of missing fisherman, Lucas van Wyk, 33, of Steenberg, Cape Town, has been found.  The fisherman is presumed to have drowned. Searches will continue… Continue reading

Launch of the St Francis Business Chamber

By Bev Mortimer  Exciting developments are on the cards. This was evident at the launch of the St Francis Business Chamber by John Hammond last night at St Francis Links. A most informative… Continue reading

Five kids swept out to sea in rip current

Five teenagers were swept out to sea in a rip current at Port Edward yesterday evening.  Two of them were taken to hospital – one for recovery from near drowning  and the other… Continue reading

Rhino poaching still increasing despite arrests

The number of rhinos poached for their horns in South Africa since the beginning of the year has increased to 249, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.  In a statement today, 25 April,… Continue reading

News Flash!! News Flash!! Land-lines go dead in Kouga today

Most land-lines in the Kouga area of the Eastern Cape – from Hankey, Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay and Cape St Francis  – are not working, or working intermittently today.  It is… Continue reading