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Monthly Archive: February, 2015

German tourist saved from drowning at Cape St Francis

A German woman tourist in Cape St Francis was nearly swept out to sea by a rip current at Cape St Francis main beach yesterday afternoon, 26 February 2015.  The woman, Marthina Wondra,… Continue reading

May 2015 is the new date for the Thyspunt EIA

By Bev Mortimer Breaking… May 2015 is the new latest date for the long  awaited Revised Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the proposed Nuclear-1 power station at Thyspunt to be available for… Continue reading

South africa’s 2015 Budget Speech by Nhlanhla Nene, Minister of Finance, 25 February 2015

The Budget speech downloadable from Biznews.com, courtesy of Alect Hogg – Go to http://www.biznews.com/ – for all the news and details and analysis of the Budget.   Honourable Speaker I have the honour… Continue reading

Electricity supply vulnerable all week

 The electricity supply system will remain vulnerable for the rest of the week due to a shortage of generating capacity, according to  power utility Eskom.  “ Several units are currently out of service… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuated injured fisherman

NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew evacuated a fisherman suffering from an injured finger apparently caught in a hydraulic winch. The volunteer duty crew launched the NSRI rescue craft Spirit of St Franics… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis evacuates fisherman suffering a stroke

  Yesterday NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II to evacuate an ill chokka fisherman suffering from a suspected stroke. The NSRI was activated… Continue reading

PE couple arrested for money laundering and other crimes

The Hawks  arrested a Port elizabeth couple for alleged money laundering and six charges of possession, acquisition and use of stolen property.  The couple, Shaun Ah-Shene (49) and Virginia Ah-Shene (49), allegedly formed… Continue reading

Missing paddlers or small boats can be tracked with new free app

Originally posted on St Francis Chronicle:
 The NSRI  H/O has announced the launch of a free  smart phone app that monitors a small boat or canoe’s journey and alerts emergency contacts if the…

Statement that the main power grid could collapse for two weeks is a hoax

The South African government has dismissed as a hoax a statement that has gone viral, which alleges Eskom notified government that the main grid could possibly crash and plunge the country into darkness… Continue reading

Missing paddlers or small boats can be tracked with new free app

 The NSRI  H/O has announced the launch of a free  smart phone app that monitors a small boat or canoe’s journey and alerts emergency contacts if the craft fails to return to shore… Continue reading

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