South Africa
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…

French bank enters SA consumer finance market

French bank enters SA consumer finance market

BNP Paribas Personal Finance, a subsidiary of French bank BNP Paribas, is to acquire South African consumer finance company RCS from Foschini Group and Standard Bank for approximately…

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Jeffreys Bay

Domestic worker attacked in St Francis Bay

Domestic worker attacked in St Francis Bay

A domestic worker was attacked by an intruder on Thursday while getting a house in St…

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…

62 year old tied up for hours after St Francis Bay robbery

62 year old tied up for hours after St Francis Bay robbery

A 62-year-old man from St Francis Bay was left tied up for several hours in…

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…

NSRI rescues divers on rubber duck

NSRI rescues divers on rubber duck

The St Francis Bay NSRI responded to eye witness accounts of a rubber duck in…

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

Property of the week – Aston Bay gem

Property of the week – Aston Bay gem

The property of the week is a well priced family home situated in Aston Bay. The property is low maintenance with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, massive open…

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

DA wins by elections in Eastern Cape

DA wins by elections in Eastern Cape

The Democratic Alliance romped home to convincing victories in two by-elections, held on Wednesday, 2 April, in Ward 1 in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and in Ward…

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