Monthly Archive: April, 2019

Silence on Freedom day for those who died in floods and calls for ridding crime and corruption

President Cyril Ramaphosa marks Freedom Day at the Mili Yili sports grounds in Makhanda on Saturday. GCIS Today during Freedom Day celebrations at Makhanda in the Eastern Cape, commemorated 25 years since South… Continue reading

Fanfare at windy opening of new R4-million Sea Vista library

By Bev Mortimer   Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe, was faced with gales of wind on his arrival in St Francis, but the dreadful weather did not prevent the grand opening of the Sea… Continue reading

Eskom to get top energy research through seat on international board

Breaking…   Eskom’s Chief Operating Officer, Jan Oberholzer, has been appointed onto the Board of Directors of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). A seat on this Board gives Eskom direct access to… Continue reading

St Francis’ Amica de Jager Wins ladies swim in the Bellbouy Challenge

Breaking News… (Edited by Bev Mortimer) Overall champion, Amica de Jager, from Cape St Francis crosses the line in a fast 57:42 to lead the Open Water World Tour rankings. SA Lifesaving’s recently… Continue reading

Escaped prisoners re-arrested

  The two prisoners who escaped while being transported back from prison have been re-arrested. Mbongosi Mgoqi (24) and Jason Witbooi (22) were successfully apprehended in the Storms River Area at 12 noon… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle April 2019 edition is now out!!

St Francis Chronicle April 2019 edition is now out in PE and at some stores in St Francis Already available at: Some select shops in PE, at St Francis Bay Spar, at Blue… Continue reading

Police still searching for escaped prisoners

An SAPS Task Team is still searching for two prisoners, who escaped from a police vehicle travelling between Kareedouw and Humansdorp yesterday, 3 April. The SAPS says at about 11:20 yesterday morning the… Continue reading

Electricity to be increased by Kouga Municipality to almost 14%

Kouga Municipality has announced a steep, almost 14% increase (13.87% for electricity on average) in electricity prices from July this year, plus increases for other services averaging around 7 % as follows: •… Continue reading

Breaking… finally, a pedestrian bridge across the Kromme River

By Bev Mortimer A Storms River type suspension bridge across the beautiful Kromme River at St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape has at last become a reality, following its final ratification at… Continue reading