South Africa
Rhino poachers sentenced to 30 years in jail

Rhino poachers sentenced to 30 years in jail

Two rhino poaching suspects were sentenced by the Nelspruit Regional Court in Mpumalanga to 30 years imprisonment after they were found guilty of illegal hunting of protected species…

South African facing an economic crises

South African facing an economic crises

The latest economic indicators released yesterday by StatsSA show that South Africa is facing an economic crisis. Unemployment is rising and economic growth is dangerously slow. The figures…

Ex cops to be re-enlisted in SAPS

Ex cops to be re-enlisted in SAPS

The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), General Riah Phiyega, has announced that a re-enlistment process during the 2015/2016 financial year. This decision was taken…

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Jeffreys Bay

Photo of the day – Jeffreys Bay sunset

Photo of the day – Jeffreys Bay sunset

The sun sets over the horizon at Jeffreys Bay. While JBay is probably better known…

Supertubes fires as winter approaches

Supertubes fires as winter approaches

There is a bite in the early morning breeze as the local surfers hit the…

Jeffreys Bay Old Age Home evacuated due to fire

Jeffreys Bay Old Age Home evacuated due to fire

80 citizens from a Retirement Village in Jeffreys Bay were evacuated and four people including…

Where is crime the worst in the Eastern Cape?

Where is  crime the worst in the Eastern Cape?

Attempted house breakings in Jeffreys Bay are reported on a daily basis between residents but…

Tanja and Banele go to Parliament

Tanja and Banele go to Parliament

Two representatives of the JBay Recycling Project were granted the opportunity of a lifetime this…

JBAY WINTER FEST

Round 1 Heat Draw Decided For The JBU Supertrial

Round 1 Heat Draw Decided For The JBU Supertrial

The first round of the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA has been drawn. With the contest waiting period of 1-12 June opening this Monday, surfers will need to be…

Top junior surfers in action during JBay Winterfest

Top junior surfers in action during JBay Winterfest

The first event in the Billabong Junior Series Presented By BOS is taking place during the JBay Winterfest, and here are all the facts pertaining to the surf…

Final list of surfers for JBU Supertrial announced

Final list of surfers for JBU Supertrial announced

The final 16 surfers in the JBU Supertrial presented by RVCA have been selected. They are once again a mix of young talent alongside hard-earned experience, of new school…

Supertubes Surf Report

Travel & Tourism

Tourism tragedy looming with new Visa regulations

Tourism tragedy looming with new Visa regulations

The countdown has begun. In less than two weeks the new travel regulations for passengers travelling by air with children will…

A weekend at the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park

A weekend at the Jeffreys Bay Caravan Park

The Where2stay crew visited Jeffreys Bay recently and this is their story about a fun filled weekend in the coastal village. We…

See Addo Elephant Park in the Zuurberg mountain bike race

See Addo Elephant Park in the Zuurberg mountain bike race

Participants in next month’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek are set to enjoy a luxury safari tent stay for the three-stage mountain…

International

Islamic State and Iraqi forces clash near Ramadi

Islamic State and Iraqi forces clash near Ramadi

Iraqi forces said they fought off an overnight attack by Islamic State militants near the city of Ramadi, which the insurgents overran at the weekend in the…

Property

Property of the week – Jeffreys Bay ground floor apartment

Property of the week – Jeffreys Bay ground floor apartment

Fancy a modern ground floor apartment with great location, close to all amenities and situated 300 m from the beach? This greta property has 2 Bedrooms with…

Photo's

Photo of the day – Humansdorp farmlands

Photo of the day – Humansdorp farmlands

We have it all in Jeffreys Bay and the surrounding region. From perfect waves that break upon our shores, to the cradle of mankind at Oyster Bay…

Surfing

Supertubes fires as winter approaches

Supertubes fires as winter approaches

There is a bite in the early morning breeze as the local surfers hit the beach before sunrise to paddle out into the stacked up lines that…

Rugby

John Smit determined to get the Sharks back to their best

John Smit determined to get the Sharks back to their best

Rugby World Cup winner and now CEO of the Sharks, John Smit has addressed a letter to all fans regarding the performance of the team in Suoer…

Africa

The killing fields of Etosha

The killing fields of Etosha

Poaching has hit the rhino population of Etosha National Park hard, with 54 animals killed so far this year. The Namibian Sun reports that Environment and Tourism…

Swim

Records galore for local swimmers at Cape Point

Records galore for local swimmers at Cape Point

Two local swimmers, Kendal Wright and Brenton Williams recently took on the challenge of swimming around Cape Point, one of the most notorious open water swims in…

Eastern Cape

Chilling reasons why Jayde Panayiotou was killed

Chilling reasons why Jayde Panayiotou was killed

The affidavit by police investigator, Rhynhardt ‘Kanna’ Swanepoel, has provided a glimpse into the last moments of Port Elizabeth teacher, Jayde Panayiotou and the reason he says…

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