Monthly Archive: August, 2021

Kouga Municipality’s Cultural Centre burns down

Written by Bev Mortimer The multi-million Rand Kouga Municipality Cultural Centre building in Voortrekker street, opposite Engen garage, has burnt down in a big fire this morning. Firemen at the scene, helped by… Continue reading

Jordy eliminated, locals Crystal Hulett and Coert Venter shine at Longboard champs

Crystal Hulett created a great display for viewers yesterday at the South African Longboarding Championships on Day 1 at the Point in Jeffreys Bay.Crystal, pictured, had a beautiful heat with well-timed turns and… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle August edition is now out

St Francis Chronicle August edition is now out! St Francis Chronicle August edition of your community newspaper is now out at Spar, Indulge Bakery, and some busy commercial shops in St Francis and… Continue reading


St Francis woman dies after being hit with a hammer

A 29 year-old St Francis Bay woman from Zwelitsha in the town’s suburb of Sea Vista died on Wednesday last week after she was allegedly hit with a hammer.Her 39 year-old husband was… Continue reading

Four shacks destroyed in Sea Vista fire

Four shacks burned down last night and two were partially damaged in a Sea Vista fire on St Francis Bay last night. The fire was reportedly started by a candle. Liezl Clause of… Continue reading

Breaking… Hankey couple tied up, robbed by armed men

By Bev MortimerFour armed men wearing balaclavas stormed into a farmhouse in Hankey area yesterday evening, held a middle-aged couple at gunpoint before tying them up and robbing them of a firearm, jewellery… Continue reading

Breaking… Why so little rain water reaches the Mpofu, Churchill and Kouga dams?

By Bev Mortimer and Japie Buckle Most users of water from the dams in the Kouga Local Municipality and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro area are aware that rains need to fall in the… Continue reading

Ramaphosa’s major Cabinet reshuffle

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced some major changes to his Cabinet, last night, 5 August, as part of improving the capacity of the government. Three of the major changes are: Minister Tito Mboweni has… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle July 2021 Edition is now out!

Look out for the July edition of St Francis Chronicle – at Spar stores and other spots in St Francis, Humansdorp and Jeffreys Bay.Top news in the paper includes:* A top story from… Continue reading