Monthly Archive: May, 2013

Govt discourages Kleinfontein from wanting independence

Government has discouraged residents of Kleinfontein from lobbying to declare the area as independent. Government on Wednesday said such acts were the main causes of a divided South Africa. This comes after media… Continue reading

SA ready to roll out Digital TV

South Africa is ready to rollout Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) the Minister of Communications Dina Pule has announced.  Presenting her budget vote in Parliament today, 21 May, Pule said the target is for… Continue reading

Obama is coming to South Africa end of June

  United States President Barack Obama will visit South Africa as part of his Africa tour next month. The visit, which will also take him to Senegal and Tanzania, is scheduled from June… Continue reading


COMPETITION TIME AGAIN!!! Two St Francis Chronicle readers or followers will win tickets to the rugby match on Sturday between Southern Kings vs Cheetahs at the Nelson Mandela stadium. And Little Venice Adventures… Continue reading

Mixed reactions, solutions to Saturday’s demonstration on the R330

By Bev Mortimer: Mixed reactions have been forthcoming following the 4 hour march and demonstration by about 200 residents on the R330, the only access road to St Francis Bay, in which motorists… Continue reading

Jordy wins hard battle to take the Billabong Pro Rio

Today, 19 May 2013, Jordy Smith (ZAF), 25, won the Billabong Rio Pro in a hard-fought final over national favorite Adriano de Souza (BRA), 26, by a score of 17.80 to 16.34 in clean two-to-four foot (1… Continue reading

Jordy wins Billabong Pro Rio – photo

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The Jordy smile

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Sea Vista marchers dispersing and vacating the R330

The 200 angry Sea Vista marchers who took over the R330 this morning from 7.30 am when they marched from Sea Vista to the entrance of St Francis Bay, have now dispersed. The… Continue reading

Sea Vista marchers block entrance to St Francis Bay

By Bev Mortimer: St Francis Bay has been marooned yet again but this time by about 200 Sea Vista residents who have barricaded the road with burning branches and rubber tyres. The crowd… Continue reading