Monthly Archive: December, 2015

Fireworks are banned in Kouga!!

The discharge of fireworks is not allowed anywhere in the Kouga region. This is according to a statement received from Kouga Municipality today. “We appeal to everyone for their cooperation in this regard. Let us work together… Continue reading

JBay beach closed owing to shark scare yesterday

  Kabeljous Beach, Jeffreys Bay, was closed owing to a shark scare there yesterday, 27 December. NSRI Jeffreys Bay launched sea rescue craft at 2.34 pm and beach patrols to assist to warn… Continue reading

Another car shoots off the Sand River Bridge

Yet another  car went over the temporary bridge over the Sand River  outside St Francis Bay in the early hours of this morning, 27 December 2015. About 50 cars at least  have gone… Continue reading

NSRI volunteers endanger their lives to rescue two trapped dogs

In a moving tale of bravery NSRI Port Elizabeth volunteers on Christmas Day rescued two dogs pinned in a quarry tunnel by sand, mud and rubble after they chased a Dassie down a… Continue reading

Two teenagers missing in the sea at Herold’s Bay

Two teenagers are missing at Herold’s Bay near George in the Western Cape. A police dive unit, re the NSRI and other rescue and municipal lifeguards are continuing an ongoing search operation for… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle December 2015 Edition is now Online

  The December  2015 edition of St Francis Chronicle is now available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa,  for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe. Click on the… Continue reading

Dept Agriculture has processed 928 fishing rights appeals

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has processed all the 2013 Fishing Rights Appeals, Minister Senzeni Zokwana announced today, 14 De4cember 2015 A total of 928 appeals have been processed, starting from… Continue reading

Teenager missing in sea at Gordon’s Bay

A 17 year-old Eerste Rivier male is missing at sea after disappearing under water. He reportedly got into difficulty while swimming. An extensive air, sea and shore search this afternoon revealed no sign… Continue reading

Man missing, swept away by the sea at East London

A 24 year-old man from Alice in the Eastern Cape is missing after being swept out to sea at East London yesterday afternoon, 6 December, at Eastern Beach. Despite an extensive search no… Continue reading

Three Paternoster fishermen lost at sea found after helicopter search

 Caption: One of the missing fishermen being swum to safety by an NSRI Mykonos rescue swimmer Three fishermen who were lost and adrift at sea when the motor of their crayfish dinghy failed were… Continue reading