South Africa
DA will not enter a coalition with EFF

DA will not enter a coalition with EFF

There has been media speculation over the last few days that the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters may form a coalition after the election. “I wish…

Motorists urged to be cautious over Easter

Motorists urged to be cautious over Easter

Motorists have been urged to exercise caution on the roads over the Easter weekend. Traffic volumes on the country’s major routes are expected to rise and therefore increase…

6.9 magnitude earthquake off African coast

6.9 magnitude earthquake off African coast

A powerful earthquake occurred near the Bouvet Islands at 04:57 am this morning. The Bouvet Islands are situated 2 263 km South West of Hermanus. The earthquake occurred…

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Jeffreys Bay

DA leader to hold meetings in Kouga

DA leader to hold meetings in Kouga

The DA Leader in the Eastern Cape, Athol Trollip MPL along with Elza van Lingen…

Photo of the day – low flying

Photo of the day – low flying

Local photographer Clive Wright took this image of a low flying plane above the Jeffreys…

Property of the week – Marina Martinique canal plot

Property of the week – Marina Martinique canal plot

Marina Martinique has become known as the most exclusive suburb in Jeffreys Bay. With no…

Local surfer dies in JBay

Local surfer dies in JBay

The JBay surf community is saddened by the death of local surfer Lance Pearlman over…

Photo of the day – on the water at Cape St Francis

Photo of the day – on the water at Cape St Francis

Local residents as well as all the holidaymakers have enjoyed sublime weather over the Easter…

JBAY WINTER FEST

JBU Super Trial to be part of Winter Fest

JBU Super Trial to be part of Winter Fest

The JBU Surf Club has announced the JBU Super Trial which will determine the wild card entry for the JBay Open of Surfing. The Super Trial is a…

Winter Fest offers 11 events in 10 days

Winter Fest offers 11 events in 10 days

There is something for everyone this July in Jeffreys Bay as the town prepares itself for a Winter Fest that is growing in stature every year. The anchor…

Oakley to bring sport legends to JBay for Winter Fest ’14

Oakley to bring sport legends to JBay for Winter Fest ’14

The exciting news that the JBay Open of surfing has been upgraded to a WCT event will bring even more feet to the surf town of Jeffreys Bay…

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Travel & Tourism

Istanbul, Turkey – a city with a soul

Istanbul, Turkey – a city with a soul

Istanbul is a vibrant, exciting cultural city. If it is not on your bucket list it should be. Travel consultant Margot…

Sol Kerzner announces his retirement

Sol Kerzner announces his retirement

Hotel and casino entrepreneur Solomon Kerzner will retire as chairman of Kerzner International Holdings Limited (KIHL), following Investment Corporation of Dubai’s…

Changes to United Kingdom Visa application

Changes to United Kingdom Visa application

Travellers wanting to visit the United Kingdom should take note that there is a new agent taking over the UK visa…

International

Fewer acts of Piracy in 2014

Fewer acts of Piracy in 2014

Piracy continues to fall across the globe, from the Horn of Africa to Southeast Asia, according to statistics compiled by a maritime intelligence provider for the first…

Property

Former black townships doing well in housing pricing

Former black townships doing well in housing pricing

The FNB Area Value Band for the 1st Quarter 2014 that gauges housing pricing in different segments of settlements has identified the former black township as the…

Photo's

Photo of the day – misty seas

Photo of the day – misty seas

The southern tip of the African continent – where the land meets the sea. This picture was taken by Jeffreys Bay photographer David Higgs.…

Surfing

JBU Super Trial to be part of Winter Fest

JBU Super Trial to be part of Winter Fest

The JBU Surf Club has announced the JBU Super Trial which will determine the wild card entry for the JBay Open of Surfing. The Super Trial is…

Rugby

Springboks to face World XV in June

Springboks to face World XV in June

The Springboks will kick off their 2014 season against a World XV, to be coached by former Springbok coach Nick Mallett, at Newlands in Cape Town on…

Africa

Marriott targets Africa following Protea acquisition

Marriott targets Africa following Protea acquisition

Marriott International, the largest publicly traded hotel chain in the United States, said on Tuesday that it would continue its expansion into African markets as it completed…

Swim

9 swimmers qualify for Commonwealth Games

9 swimmers qualify for Commonwealth Games

Chad le Clos, golden boy of South African swimming, finished the South African trials for the Commonwealth Games with seven gold and one silver medal, qualifying in…

Eastern Cape

Wet weather expected today

Wet weather expected today

Heavy rain is expected along the Eastern Cape coast and adjacent interior. About 40 mm of rain is predicted by the South African Weather Office. Drivers are…

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