Monthly Archive: May, 2014

St Francis Chronicle May edition is now online

  The May 2014 edition of St Francis Chronicle has now been posted online for the benefit of our readers elsewhere in the Eastern Cape, in South Africa, the US Europe and Australia… Continue reading

Walmer Gqeberha Township now calm

Calm has been brought to Walmer Gqeberha Township after the  the unrest that happened there yesterday, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says the calm resulted from swift interventions and interactions by the political leadership… Continue reading

JBay’s Winterfest surfing and music set to rock the town

The music lineup for the JBay Winterfest is set to blow music lovers away this winter with some top gigs including those from the popular  and extremely captivating The Parlotones,  The  Winterfest will… Continue reading

Eskom’s urgent call to switch off heating appliances

Owing to a “severely constrained” power system due to the unavailability of some of its generating units, power utility Eskom has called on consumers to urgently switch off electrical heaters, geysers, pool pumps… Continue reading

Brilliant Blues guitarist in PE and JBay – win CDs, tickets

Dan Patlansky, brilliant guitarist, singer/songwriter and globally respected purveyor of the blues, will be doing shows in Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay next week (May 2014). And St Francis Chronicle is giving away… Continue reading

Vote counting finished – official results 6 pm today

Breaking….The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has counted 100% of votes in the 2014 General Elections. The figures are preliminary and the official number will be released by the IEC at its national Results… Continue reading

Vote results start being announced

 Vote counting was at least 20% complete at around 5 am this am, reports said.  Early results had shown that the ANC won the first poll in Mount Ayliff in the Eastern Cape.… Continue reading

Sailor loses artificial leg, crawls ashore when yacht runs aground off Oyster Bay

A 62 year-old sailor, who lost his prosthetic leg and clothes when his yacht ran aground last night in rough seas off Oyster Bay, battled to crawl ashore to sand dunes to try… Continue reading

McGillivray wins at RVCA Junior Challenge JBay

Matt McGillivray was victorious in a nail-biting finish in the RVCA Junior Challenge JBay, winning the premier U20 division as well as winning hthe  coveted entry into the JBU Supertrial in June The… Continue reading

Extra cops out in force in EC on election day

More than 10 000 police will be deployed throughout the Eastern Cape to ensure that the election process takes place peacefully, says the provincial SAP. Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service… Continue reading