Monthly Archive: July, 2014

SA’s population is about 54 million- Stats SA

South Africa’s population is estimated to be at 54 million with the life expectancy of the population at 61-years of age, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) announced on Thursday.  Stats SA released the… Continue reading

Sanccob EC’s Wilna Wilkinson passes away

The Sanccob EC team in Cape St Francis, has released the following tragic news: “It is with the deepest sadness that we have to share the news that our beloved colleague Wilna Wilkinson… Continue reading

Search for fisherman overboard offshore St Francis Bay

Despite an extensive sea and air search by NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer crew, helicopters and fishing boats there has been no sign of a fisherman who fell overboard offshore of St Francis today, 22 July, 2014.… Continue reading

R850-million to go to nuclear development – Energy Minister

  Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says R850 million of her department’s R7.4-billion budget will go towards nuclear development “On the nuclear front, R850 million has been allocated to the department and its relevant… Continue reading

Six people arrested after 89 year-old woman robbed    

Six suspects have been arrested in connection with a  robbery from an 89 year-old St Francis Bay woman’s home last week. Two suspects were arrested on 19 July and four were arrested today.… Continue reading

Awesome JBay Open final between Mick and Joel

 The final between Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson, both from Australia, was awesome! Mick won the last day of the JBay Open  today, 19 July, in perfect eight-foot surf that pumped throughout the… Continue reading

Mick Fanning is JBay Open Champion

Mick Fanning of Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia, above, took his second victory of the season by winning the J-Bay Open at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa today, 19 July 2014. Defeating childhood friend… Continue reading

Huge swells for JBay Open surfers today

Six to eight foot waves have greeted the international surfers at the JBay Open in Jeffreys Bay today. This event, stop No 6 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship… Continue reading

Parlotones conquer crowds in Jeffreys Bay

The Parlotones, one of South Africa’s most favourite music bands and internationally renown and loved, wowed the audience in Jeffreys Bay at the event at Jolly Dolphin yesterday evening, 16 July They played most of… Continue reading

An 89 year-old St Francis Bay lady tied up and robbed

An 89- year-old St Francis Bay woman was tied up and robbed of  several possessions, including a flat screen TV last night, 16 July 2014. The intruders gained access through a bathroom window,… Continue reading