Monthly Archive: May, 2013

St Francis Chronicle May 2013 edition is now online!

The May 2013 print edition for St Francis and surrounds in Kouga in the Eastern Cape of South Africa is now out in stores and can be also read online! The print edition… Continue reading

Indaba must be platform for whole African continent – Minister

It is time to modernise and expand Indaba,” the National Tourism Minister, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, said in Durban today at the offical opening of Indaba 2013. “Our vision as government and South African Tourism… Continue reading

Important but contradictory announcements on nuclear in media

By Hilton Thorpe of the Thyspunt Alliance:  A bevy of important but contradictory announcements regarding nuclear power appeared in the South African media around 25 April, 2013.  The Mail and Guardian and Business… Continue reading

Focus on SA’s heritage and culture tourist attractions at Indaba 2013

  South Africa’s rich heritage and culture tourist offerings will take centre stage with the new Heritage Pavilion in  Durban’s Exhibition Centre  during Indaba 2013.  The Pavilion is a collaboration between the National… Continue reading

Smart card IDs, impossible to forge, to be released soon

The new smart Identity Document (ID) card will be rolled out in the second quarter of this current financial year.  Smart cards aim to cut down on the fraudulent use of fake or… Continue reading

Rising surf star Crystal wins 2nd national title

St Francis Bay’s rising surf star Crystal Hulett now has two national surfing titles to add to her impressive surfing career. Last week she was declared the U16 SA Longboard Champion at Muizenberg.… Continue reading

Tourism Indaba to deliver widespread international exposure

Organisers of the Tourism Indaba in Durban,  say they are confident the event starting 11 May in Durban will deliver widespread international exposure for the country. The Tourism Indaba will take place at… Continue reading

Fisherman knocked unconscious by metal bar, evacuated

A fisherman of about 35 years of age from Aston Bay suffered severe injuries when a 1-ton steel bar smashed into him and knocked him unconscious during trawling yesterday, 7 May 2013. St… Continue reading

Justin Bieber concert goers urged to use trains

The City of Cape Town is urging concert-goers of the Justin Bieber gig in Cape Town stadium, on Wednesday (8 May) to make use of trains. The City’s transport plan of making use… Continue reading

No electricity in parts of St Francis Bay Tuesday 7 May

An electricity alert was issued this monring to the effect that the power supply to sections of  St Francis Bay village area will be interrupted from 1 pm to 3 pm tomorrow, 7… Continue reading