Monthly Archive: September, 2014

Jubilation as Eastern Cape surfers win Presidents’ Cup

Eastern Province win the President’s Cup for the second time in 49 years at the South African Surfing Championships in Mossel Bay yesterday, 27 September 2014. An ecstatic Eastern Province team won the… Continue reading

Billabong Junior Series final at Seal Point next weekend

 The final event in the Billabong Junior Series 2014 is set to be held at the classic right-hand point-break of Seal Point . The contest will run 3-5 October. It is usualy gifted… Continue reading

South Africa partners with Russa on nuclear energy

Today in Vienna South Africa signed an agreement with Russia on strategic partnership and co-operation over nuclear energy. The agreement is for the provision of up to eight large-scale nuclear power plants (NPP)… Continue reading

Read St Francis Chronicle mobile edition at Issuu

St Francis Chronicle can now be read online from your mobile by logging into Issuu ( – wherever you are around the globe. The new edition each month of St Francis Chronicle will… Continue reading

All the SAP 2013/14 crime stats and Minister’s comments

 The South African Police Service (SAPS) today released  crime statistics for the 2013/14 financial year, which show a range of increases and decreases in certain crime categories. For the year under review, there… Continue reading

Stick fighting display at Kouga Heritage Festival today

There will be a stick fighting display by the youth from the Makukhanye school in Jeffreys Bay  at the Kouga Heritage Festival today 26 September. Stick fighting is one of the respected African indigenous… Continue reading

Jordy wins Hurley Pro Trestles (photos)

Jordy Smith of Durban South Africa has claimed his first win of the 2014 ASP WCT season by defeating Hawaii’s John John Florence in the Final of the Hurley Pro Trestles yesterday, 18… Continue reading

No electricity in parts of Walmer on Sunday

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality informs residents of Walmer that there will be electricity interruptions in the area on Sunday, 21 September 2014.. The interruptions will be  between 7.30 and 11.30 am. The affected areas are, 9th,… Continue reading

Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow aims to be biggest and best

   Developers of the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth’s western suburbs have thrown their weight behind the region’s oldest and most prestigious air show. The air show is in its 18th year… Continue reading

Jordy in Quarters at Hurley Pro Trestles

Jordy Smith of Durban, South Africa, reached the Quarterfinals of the Hurley Pro Trestles yesterday, 17 September. Smith defeated Michel Bourez (PYF) and takes on Mick Fanning in the Quarterfinals scheduled for today.… Continue reading