South Africa
More foreigners are buying South African property

More foreigners are buying South African property

The South African residential market has become a lot cheaper in recent years for foreigners whose incomes are denominated in some of the World’s major currencies. This is…

Eskom implements stage 2 loadshedding

Eskom implements stage 2 loadshedding

Eskom implemented stage two load shedding due to “unforeseen technical problems at power stations” on Monday. These unspecified technical problems saw Eksom’s unplanned outages increase to a staggering…

Somali shopkeeper back in court over teen murder

Somali shopkeeper back in court over teen murder

Somali shopkeeper, Senosi Yusuf, is due back in the Protea Magistrates Court today in connection with the murder of a Soweto teenager a week ago. He made his…

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Jeffreys Bay

Potters Place finally closes its doors

Potters Place finally closes its doors

Being synonymous with Jeffreys Bay and much loved by young and old, an iconic business…

JBay woman attacked in Diaz Road – chases off assailant

JBay woman attacked in Diaz Road – chases off assailant

A beautiful morning stroll along the beach front just after sunrise, was marred for a…

Ward demarcation meeting today

Ward demarcation meeting today

The Demarcation Board will present their proposals for ward changes in the Kouga today in…

Man stabbed in St Francis Bay house robbery

Man stabbed in St Francis Bay house robbery

The St Francis Bay Police are hunting for three suspects after a house robbery turned…

Photo of the day – dawn breaks

Photo of the day – dawn breaks

A picture is worth a thousand words. Robbie Irlam’s photo shows why we live here.…

JBAY WINTER FEST

JBay Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

JBay Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

South African Jordy Smith continued his phenomenal run of form that has seen him jump from 14th to seventh on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) rankings when…

World Surf League announced by ASP

World Surf League announced by ASP

The Association of Surf Professionals will cease to exist by the end of the year and will be known as the World Surf League (WSL) from 2015. The…

JBay Winterfest a total success

JBay Winterfest a total success

From perfect waves on the final day of the JBay Open, which saw Mick Fanning use all his experience to win the title from fellow Aussie surfer Joel…

Supertubes Surf Report

Travel & Tourism

Visit the world heritage site of Mapungubwe

Visit the world heritage site of Mapungubwe

The World Heritage Site of Mapungubwe was once the capital of a country as large as Swaziland, surrounded by more than…

Virgin Atlantic Airlines to charge for pre-seating bookings

Virgin Atlantic Airlines to charge for pre-seating bookings

Virgin Atlantic  has announced it will charge passengers for the privilege of selecting their seats. Customers can choose a specific seat…

Photo of the day – Cape Vidal

Photo of the day – Cape Vidal

Cape Vidal falls within the St Lucia Marine Reserve and is situated north-east of St Lucia within the Isimangaliso Wetland Park…

International

SA man sentenced to death in Malaysia

SA man sentenced to death in Malaysia

A South African national has been sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug-related offences, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) confirmed on Friday. Deon Cornelius…

Property

More foreigners are buying South African property

More foreigners are buying South African property

The South African residential market has become a lot cheaper in recent years for foreigners whose incomes are denominated in some of the World’s major currencies. This…

Photo's

Photo of the day – wild side splash

Photo of the day – wild side splash

There has been plenty of big swell that has pounded the southern coast of Africa since the beginning of 2015. Supertubes has delivered waves for the local…

Surfing

RVCA Rolling Retro surf event is back

RVCA Rolling Retro surf event is back

The 2015 version of the RVCA Rolling Retro surf event is set to return to Llandudno, and it promises to be another chilled and cruisy day on…

Rugby

Super Rugby warm up games announced

Super Rugby warm up games announced

The pre season fixtures for the 2015 Super Rugby tournament have been announced. The first South African teams in action will be the Bulls vs the Cheetahs…

Africa

African Union says Boko Haram must be defeated

African Union says Boko Haram must be defeated

The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned what it has labelled the despicable attacks that the Boko Haram terrorist group continues to commit in various parts of…

Swim

JBay to host EP Open Water Swim Champs

JBay to host EP Open Water Swim Champs

Swimmers from all over the Eastern Cape will be descending upon Jeffreys Bay during February to compete in the prestigious EP Open Water Swim Champs. The event…

Eastern Cape

Kirkwood grinds to a halt

Kirkwood grinds to a halt

Protests have flared up in Kirkwood again, with some roads having been barricaded with burning tyres, rocks and other objects. Police spokesperson, Warrant-Officer Basil Seekoei, says members…

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