Monthly Archive: June, 2017

National Arts Festival – a shining light in the gloom

The spotlight was turned on the importance of the arts in South African society at the official opening ceremony of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown last niught, 28 June. The Festival ,… Continue reading

300 youngsters left stranded after bogus employment offer

About 300 young people from KwaZulu-Natal were left stranded north of Pretoria after being lured by false promises of work in the SANDF. This is according to a report on SAnews this afternoon,… Continue reading

Financial skills training at Sea Vista and Umzamowethu

 Free financial skills training for communities will be held at Sea Vista and Unzamowethu this week for anyone over the age of 15. This is an initiative of Kouga Wind Farm and the… Continue reading

Important ‘Youth in Energy’ Summit at CSF Resort

Young career orientated or aspiring business people and those already in business in Kouga are invited to a Youth in Energy Summit at Cape St Francis Resort on Wednesday this week to learn… Continue reading

Cops arrest guy with stolen car near Humansdorp

A 34 year-old man in a stolen vehicle was arrested by the SAPS at a manned roadblock on the N2 near Humansdorp yesterday, 19 June. At 11:30 am yesterday police formed a roadblock… Continue reading

Longmore fires destroy thousands of hectares of farmland

The Longmore fires that have been burning since 7 June have destroyed about 17 000 ha of veld, plantation and farm land in the Kouga area. This does not include damage on Nelson Mandela… Continue reading

New fire at Van Stadens area today

Breaking… By Bev Mortimer A huge fire is currently running parallel to the N2 Eastern Cape, near the Van Stadens turnoff. The fire, according to two eye witnesses, started in the early morning… Continue reading

SA surfing lass 5th behind Hawaiian at Durban surf event

Breaking… Zoe McDougall of Hawaii was crowned Women’s Champion at the international Volkswagen SA Open of Surfing at Durban’s Dairy Beach yesterday. And St Francis Bay’s Crystal Hulett  Francis Bay was the highest… Continue reading

There is no load shedding tomorrow 18 June – Eskom

Eskom warns everyone that messages doing the rounds on social media about load shedding being scheduled for 6 hours  from tomorrow morning, 18 June, are not true. In a statement this evening the power… Continue reading

Kouga fire-fighters on high alert

Breaking… Edited by Bev Mortimer Kouga fire-fighters are on high alert following the prediction of strong winds for tomorrow by the SA Weather Bureau. Two helicopters from the SA National Defence Force arrived… Continue reading