Chokka boat aground off Cape St Francis, 8 crew missing

  Eight people are missing from a chokka boat that ran aground and crashed on rocks in stormy seas and fierce winds at Cape St Francis’ Sunset Rocks early this morning The name… Continue reading

World surfing event in Jeffreys Bay started this morning

The Corona Open J-Bay World S|urfing League event has startedat Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, this morning , 15 July.   Today’s event will see a two South African surfers face each… Continue reading

Cape St Francis Resort to host Chokka Trail

Edited by Bev Mortimer Following on from its highly successful hosting of the last month’s Expedition Africa, the Cape St Francis Resort will again be the host for the Bestmed Chokka Trail Run… Continue reading

Intense rivalry forecast for JBay world surfing event

Edited by Bev Mortimer The stage is set for a tough battle between the top five leading surfers on the Jeep Leaderboard, who are separated by just 600 points. Excitement and nervous energy… Continue reading

Lions escape from Kruger Park

Breaking… Four lions escaped from the Kruger National Park last night.  The South African National Parks (SANParks) has warned the community of Matsulu in Mpumalanga to be on the lookout for SANParks has… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle June 2017 edition is now online

The June 2017 print edition of St Francis Chronicle is available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa, for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe.   Click on… Continue reading

2017 National Arts Festival Award winners

More than two hundred productions premiered on the Fringe at The National Arts Festival this year, it was no easy feat for the Ovations Awards panel to make their way through the Festival’s… Continue reading

Jordy wins Ballito Pro again

  World No.3 Jordy Smith (ZAF) Wins the QS10,000 Ballito Pro pres. by Billabong for the second time. Credit: © WSL / Cestari Jordy Smith  of South Africa won the Ballito Pro pres. by… Continue reading

Armed robbery and illegal firearm in St Francis Street, JBay

  St Francis Street in Jeffreys Bay has been the scene for two separate crime incidents in the past two days involving an armed robbery and the arrest of men with an unlicensed… Continue reading

Man shot in car in St Francis

Breaking.. A middle aged man was found shot dead in his car this evening at about 5 pm in the parking lot outside Village Square shopping centre.  Foul play is not suspected. Police… Continue reading