Monthly Archive: October, 2013

JBay beaches stay closed for weekend after shark attack

The Jeffreys Bay beaches will remain closed for the weekend Kouga Municipality said in a statement Saturday, 12 October. “We will be re-assessing the situation on Monday,” the municipality said. This decision follows… Continue reading

JJ’s maiden win at Vodacom Origins of Golf at St Francis Links

   JJ Senekal is the third maiden winner in this year’s Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour having won the final tournament at St Francis Links today, 11 October. Senekal beat Titch Moore on… Continue reading

Kusile power station expected to stabilise SA’s power demands

The Mpumalanga government and Eskom are confident construction deadlines of the Kusile power station near Kendal will be met and that commercial production will begin next year. Costing  R169 billion, Kusile power station,… Continue reading

Man dies after shark attack at JBay

The Jeffreys Bay surfing community is reeling in shock after a man died from a shark attack  while he was snorkelling in the sea at Lower Point this morning. NSRI Jeffreys Bay responded to… Continue reading

Shale gas is opportunity for SA to produce own fuel – Minister

The potential of shale gas exploration and exploitation provides an opportunity for South Africa to begin exploring the production of its own fuel,  according to Mineral Resources Minister, Susan Shabangu. Announcing on Thursday 10… Continue reading

Excitement mounts for SA Travel & Tourism Summit

How to make how to make urban cities “visitable” and “livable” will be one of the main topics at the inaugural South African Travel & Tourism Summit which has attracted top speakers on the… Continue reading

Vodacom Origins celebrates with a return to St Francis Links

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
By Michael Vlismas – supplied to St Francis Chronicle  The Vodacom Origins of Golf series celebrates its 10th anniversary as South Africa’s premier pro-am series with a…

Small scale fishers to get collective fishing rights

A new amendment bill will give small-scale fishers collective fishing rights for the first time, and is designed to help root out poverty and poaching in the country’s 150 fishing communities. The Marine… Continue reading