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Kouga has shocking national score for wastewater treatment – DWS says

The 2022 Green Report 2022, just released this year on the SA government website, has revealed that Kouga is one of 10 municipalities out of all municipalities countrywide that have high Cumulative Risk… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s SRA levy is “unlawful” – PE High Court

Edited by Bev MortimerThe St Francis Bay Special Rates Area (SRA) levy has been declared “unlawful” and Kouga Municipality’s (KM’s) SRA Property Rates Policy is “unconstitutional”, the High Court in Gqeberha stated in… Continue reading

South Africa eyes a green hydrogen boom

South Africa has a tremendous opportunity to take the global lead in hydrogen and fuel cell production.This is according to Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe, who says the new global dispensation… Continue reading

Two R15-billion Coastal Casinos for St Francis

Exclusive! Breaking… By Bev Mortimer The Eastern Cape Gaming Board has granted permission for not one, but two coastal casinos to operate in the two main areas of St Francis – one to… Continue reading

Stowaway cat’s 700 km car ride

By Bev Mortimer An amazing tale of a cat that went awol and hid in the undercarriage of a car that travelled from Rondehosch in Cape Town to St Francis Bay in the… Continue reading

Knappe wins Dimension Data Pro Am

By Michael Vlismas GEORGE, Western Cape – Germany’s Alexander Knappe broke down in tears after winning the Dimension Data Pro-Am by a single stroke over South Africa’s Dean Burmester at Fancourt on Sunday.After… Continue reading

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Karpowership SA receives green light from South African Courts

Karpowership SA has announced there will be a significant boost to the South African economy, following a ruling by the independent courts on Sunday, that 2000 MW of power has received the “go-ahead”.Karpowership… Continue reading

St Francis fisherman missing after falling overboard

By Bev MortimerA St Francis fisherman is still missing after falling overboard yesterday from a fishing charter boat about 2 -4 nautical miles from the Kromme River mouth yesterday, 28 December.Despite continued searching… Continue reading

Man loses life in a St Francis fire last night

By Bev MortimerIn the very early hours of this morning, a fire broke out in a backyard shack in Roman Street, in the densely populated Sea Vista suburb of St Francis Bay.The homeless,… Continue reading