In case you missed it… South Africa moves to Alert Level 1

Following meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council and the President’s Coordinating Council, Cabinet has decided to move South Africa from Adjusted Alert Level 2 to Adjusted Alert Level 1 from midnight 30… Continue reading

Almost 40 shacks destroyed in Sea Vista Fire

Latest update… 26 September 2021 A total of 39 shacks were destroyed in the devastating fire in the St Francis Bay suburb of Sea Vista on Friday night in the Cosovo area. The… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle September edition is now out

The September edition of your community newspaper for St Francis and Kouga has now been printed and is currently being distributed. It is already at some top, popular and crowded, pick-up points and… Continue reading

Energy Dept to announce preferred renewable energy bidder

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, says his department is planning to announce the preferred bidder for the procurement of 2 600 megawatts of renewable energy under Bid Window 5… Continue reading

Four shacks burn down in Sea Vista, St Francis Bay

Article by Bev Mortimer Four shacks were destroyed in a fire at 9 pm last night in the St Francis Bay suburb of Sea Vista. It is unknown at this stage how the… Continue reading

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