South Africa
Can Ramaphosa save SAA

Can Ramaphosa save SAA

South African Airways (SAA) will be transferred from the Department of Public Enterprises to the National Treasury. The announcement was made at the last post Cabinet briefing of…

3 more rhino poachers killed in Kruger National Park

3 more rhino poachers killed in Kruger National Park

Rangers killed three poachers in the past week in a flurry of shootouts in Kruger National Park, the South African National Parks service said. Three more poachers were…

Government’s nuclear plan will not solve loadshedding

Government’s nuclear plan will not solve loadshedding

Despite public outrage at the secretive procurement agreements signed by Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson,  the government is forging ahead with its 9 600MW nuclear plans. The government’s focus…

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Jeffreys Bay

Body of drowned man found on Kabeljous Beach

Body of drowned man found on Kabeljous Beach

At 7 am this morning, the  NSRI Jeffreys Bay assisted the South African Police after…

Swim the Marina Mile and win a Casio Watch

Swim the Marina Mile and win a Casio Watch

The annual Marina Mile, one of the bucket list events on the Jeffreys Bay holiday…

Photo of the day – having fun in the sun

Photo of the day – having fun in the sun

December holidays in Jeffreys Bay is what makes memories. Fun in the sun, time spent…

Accident at Sand River bridge

Accident at Sand River bridge

The temporary bridge crossing the Sand River near St Francis Bay was the scene of…

Swim the Marina Mile this weekend

Swim the Marina Mile this weekend

Its swim time this weekend as the popular Marina Mile watersports festival, presented by Nicholas…

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

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…

New Visa regulations affecting Tourism

New Visa regulations affecting Tourism

The new visa regulations implemented on 1 October are already having devastating implications for tourist arrivals in South Africa. Tourist arrivals…

International

U2 announces 2015 tour dates

U2 announces 2015 tour dates

U2 are heading out on the road again, playing indoor arenas for the first time in a decade. The iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour 2015 will see the…

Property

Property of the week – Wavecrest family home

Property of the week – Wavecrest family home

The JBay News Property of the week is a family home in the upmarket suburb of Wavecrest. The house has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It also…

Photo's

Photo of the day – St Francis Canals

Photo of the day – St Francis Canals

The summer holidays are here and the canals will be full of people enjoying their annual vacation at St Francis Bay. There is a packed holiday programme…

Surfing

Huge waves batter Jeffreys Bay coastline

Huge waves batter Jeffreys Bay coastline

It felt like winter had returned to Jeffreys Bay over the weekend, with gale force winds, rain and a massive swell that hammered the south coast of…

Rugby

Cheeky Watson remains in control of EP Rugby

Cheeky Watson remains in control of EP Rugby

The clubs and the affiliates of the Eastern Province Rugby Union made it very clear who they want in charge of their union over the next four…

Africa

Mugabe says America is plotting against him

Mugabe says America is plotting against him

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday accused his vice president of plotting with the United States Embassy to remove him. In a massive tent in an open…

Swim

Swim the Marina Mile and win a Casio Watch

Swim the Marina Mile and win a Casio Watch

The annual Marina Mile, one of the bucket list events on the Jeffreys Bay holiday programme, takes place tomorrow morning in the canals of Marina Martinique. One…

Eastern Cape

Murder suspect arrested in Kareedouw

Murder suspect arrested in Kareedouw

The South African Police arrested a 27 year old murder suspect in Guava Juice informal settlement in Kareedouw in the early hours of yesterday morning. The arrest…

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