South Africa
Hawks boss offered R3m to walk away

Hawks boss offered R3m to walk away

South African Police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has sent ­discharge papers to embattled Hawks boss Anwa Dramat (46), offering him a R 3 million severance payment as of…

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

The South African Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per annum. “The MPC has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged for now,”…

Go home foreigners says Zulu king

Go home foreigners says Zulu king

King Goodwill Zwelithini has called for foreign nationals living in South Africa to go home, saying it was unacceptable that locals were being made to compete with people…

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Jeffreys Bay

Photo of the day – sunset at Point

Photo of the day – sunset at Point

Jeffreys Bay photographer Robbie Irlam captured this magnificent image of a sunset overlooking Point surf…

Council meeting to be held on 27 March in Jeffreys Bay

Council meeting to be held on 27 March in Jeffreys Bay

Notice has been given in terms of Section 19 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems…

Police crackdown on crime in Kouga

Police crackdown on crime in Kouga

Police officials from the various stations within Kouga arrested 139 suspects over the weekend. The…

Enter for the My Spar MTB Classic

Enter for the My Spar MTB Classic

It’s nearly time for the annual My Spar MTB Classic, so save the date –…

Dolphins surfing at Supers

Dolphins surfing at Supers

Dolphins surfing along the Jeffreys Bay coastline enthral locals and visitors alike on an almost…

JBAY WINTER FEST

24 South Africans to surf in JBU Supertrial

24 South Africans to surf in JBU Supertrial

The JBU Surf Club has announced that the 2015 edition of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA will take place from 1 – 12 June 2015. The winner…

Dates announced for the ’15 JBay Winterfest

Dates announced for the ’15 JBay Winterfest

The organisers of the JBay Winterfest have announced that the highly popular festival will take place from 8 – 19 July this year. All the world’s top surfers…

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…

Supertubes Surf Report

Travel & Tourism

Visit a castle in South Africa

Visit a castle in South Africa

If you want to experience the royal lifestyle and live the fairy tale, plan your next enchanting escape to these beautiful…

Local flight prices nosedive

Local flight prices nosedive

Online booking company Travelstart says flight prices have decreased by as much as 39% on some domestic routes since last year.…

Addo lion cubs growing big and strong

Addo lion cubs growing big and strong

The three Addo lion cubs whose lives were in danger when their mom Gina died are healthy and are growing big…

International

Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq over the past two days. The Combined Joint Task Force Operation…

Property

Property of the week – Jamaican Palms

Property of the week – Jamaican Palms

The JBay News property of the week is a ground floor apartment with magnificent views of the Marina Martinique canals. It has 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms…

Photo's

Photo of the day – sunset at Point

Photo of the day – sunset at Point

Jeffreys Bay photographer Robbie Irlam captured this magnificent image of a sunset overlooking Point surf break. Shortly afterwards a huge school of dolphins came cruising by to…

Surfing

Jordy Smith finishes 9th at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

Jordy Smith finishes 9th at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

South African Jordy Smith finished equal ninth in the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by BOQ on a day of major upsets at the first event on…

Rugby

Springboks to play in Johannesburg and Durban in 2015

Springboks to play in Johannesburg and Durban in 2015

The South African Rugby Union have confirmed the home venues for the shortened Rugby Championship in 2015 with matches in Johannesburg and Durban. For the third year…

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

Extreme swim event for Jeffreys Bay

Extreme swim event for Jeffreys Bay

An extreme swim event will take place at Marina Martinique on Saturday when swimmers will take on the challenge to swim 12 miles in 12 hours. The…

Eastern Cape

Despatch Police arrest man for Perjury and theft

Despatch Police arrest man for Perjury and theft

Despatch police have arrested a 55-year old man on charges of perjury and theft. Police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Gerda Swart, says the man was arrested on Thursday…

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