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EIA for Thyspunt likely release in next few months

Eskom is currently awaiting the outcome of the final Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regarding its nuclear plans from the Department of Environmental Affairs, according to  Loyiso Tyabashe, GM (acting): Nuclear New Build –… Continue reading

Humansdorp man arrested for alleged stolen goods

A 24 year-old man in Humansdorp was arrested today, 23 April, for possession of suspected stolen electrical equipment, valued at more than R20 000.  He was positively linked to two residential burglaries in… Continue reading

Nine year-old JBay child dies after drinking milkshake with sleeping tablets

An apparent  quarrel between a Jeffreys Bay mother and her boyfriend this week allegedly led to the death of the woman’s nine year-old daughter and to the mother allegedly taking sleeping tablets and… Continue reading

Sponsorship urgently needed for six year-old to attend Karate Nationals!!

By Bev Mortimer She is only six years-old but Keiria Jafta from Humansdorp has been chosen to participate in the Karate Nationals in Johannesburg from 15-17 June.   Her proud mother, Lauren Koerat,… Continue reading

Police detective honoured for 43 years of service

Brig John Lebok and D/WO Petrus Oelofse.   Photo  supplied (edited) Jeffreys Bay Stock Theft Unit hosted a farewell function today , 21 April, in honour of Detective Warrant Officer Petrus Oelofse who… Continue reading

High-speed chase in Humansdorp leads to arrests

Humansdorp police were involved in a high speed chase today from the town to the freeway before they managed to arrest four men. The police, acting on a tip off,  spotted the  alleged… Continue reading

Man robbed by men armed with knives in Humansdorp

A 26year-old man was robbed  by five men armed with knives at his home in Silver Town, Humansdorp,  last night, 18 April. The man was inside his house at 5.30 pm when the… Continue reading

Downgrades hammer fuel price – AA

Fuel price rises will be the first major expense to hit South Africans in the wake of depreciation of the Rand against the US dollar, which has affected buying prices for international petroleum.… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle April 2017 edition is now online

The April   2017 print 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… Continue reading

Beware of rip currents in the sea over Easter

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) SRI urges everyone to be extra cautious until after Easter around the coast during the prevailing Full Moon Spring Tide . This Full Moon Spring Tide, which… Continue reading