Fun-filled Family Day on St Francis canals

The St Francis College, together with some local businesses, are organising and sponsoring a Family Fun Day this Saturday, 18 March, at Quaysyde on St Francis Bay’s canals. Designed to be the same… Continue reading

Two men shot dead in Jeffreys Bay yesterday

  Two armed men and an accomplice alloegedly stormed into a house in John Dube Street, Mandela area, in Jeffreys Bay and shot dead a taxi owner, Mthobeli Matyumza, 51, and his driver,… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle March 2017 edition is now online

  The March  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

Human faeces thrown during municipal strike

Human excrement has been thrown at a Kouga Municipality building in Humansdorp  by striking Kouga municipal workers . Kouga Council property has also been further damaged, allegedly by striking workers, as SAMWU workers… Continue reading

Workers striking at Kouga Municipality

Breaking… Kouga Municipality  has closed today as workers are striking there because their temporary contracts were not renewed by the municipality. Some of the strikers allegedly broke two access control gates at the… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuate three ill fishermen off boats at sea

St Francis Bay NSRI volunteer duty crew evacuated three fishermen suffering from dehydration in three separate incidents over the past few days. This is according to a report by Neil Jones, NSRI St… Continue reading

Mayor praises Kouga municipality’s successes of the past six months

In a lengthy speech on the ‘state of the Kouga Municipality’ today, 28 February,  in Jeffreys Bay, Executive Mayor, Elza van Lingen, praised her Council for its achievements in the last six months.… Continue reading

Zwartenbosch golf course manager shot and injured

By Bev Mortimer Zwartenbosch Golf Course manager was shot and injured on Saturday night, 25 February,  by an unknown suspect. The manager, Jan Nel, 42,  and his colleague, Gerhard Pretorius, had just locked… Continue reading

Two men arrested in Humansdorp

 Humansdorp police have arrested two suspects, 18 and 19 years-old, in connection with a house robbery in the town  on 11 February 2017.  It is alleged the 77-year-old victim was overpowerted by three… Continue reading

St Francis Bay man drowns while swimming at Cove

The body of a 35 year-old local man was found at the  the Cove area of  St Francis Bay  yesterday afternoon. It is believed  the man drowned after disappearing under water while swimming.… Continue reading