South Africa
Eight life sentences for human trafficking

Eight life sentences for human trafficking

The Graskop Regional Court sentenced Nyambi Mabuza aged 62, to eight life sentences for trafficking young Mozambican girls between the ages of 11 and 17 under the false…

More delays at Medupi as South Africa suffers rolling blackouts

More delays at Medupi as South Africa suffers rolling blackouts

Eskom would not over the weekend confirm increasing reports from its Medupi construction site that the deadline to synchronize its unit 6 to the national grid on 24…

Eskom’s energy crisis being shrouded in secrecy

Eskom’s energy crisis being shrouded in secrecy

With Eskom again warning of the threat of imminent load shedding, due to “unforeseen technical problems”, the silence from the Minister of Public Enterprise, Ms Lynne Brown, is…

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Jeffreys Bay

Photo of the day – Cape St Francis sunset

Photo of the day – Cape St Francis sunset

Its just about holiday time at the coast and tens of thousands of people will…

Armed robbery in Mimosa Street

Armed robbery in Mimosa Street

Home invasions in broad daylight continued yesterday in Jeffreys Bay, with a 15 year old…

Load shedding for South Africa this weekend

Load shedding for South Africa this weekend

Rolling black outs will hit South Africa this weekend as Eskom scrambles to build up…

Horrific N2 car accident claims 3 lives

Horrific N2 car accident claims 3 lives

The South African Police are investigating three cases of culpable homicide following a head on…

Holiday home boom expected in St Francis Bay

Holiday home boom expected in St Francis Bay

The holiday home market in St Francis Bay is expected to see a massive improvement…

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

Tsunami warning issued in Indonesia

Tsunami warning issued in Indonesia

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rattled the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia this morning , the US Geological Survey said, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning. The undersea…

Property

Property of the week – Marina Sands

Property of the week – Marina Sands

The JBay News Property of the week is a stunner of a townhouse, situated in a prime location on the canals of Marina Martinique. This ideal holiday…

Photo's

Photo of the day – Cape St Francis sunset

Photo of the day – Cape St Francis sunset

Its just about holiday time at the coast and tens of thousands of people will be visiting the sea shore towns of Jeffreys Bay and St Francis…

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

Paul Perez contract with Kings terminated

Paul Perez contract with Kings terminated

Eastern Province Rugby have confirmed that they have terminated Samoan winger Paul Perez’ contract with immediate effect. Perez, who was seen as playing an integral role in…

Africa

Two SA soldiers injured in Sudanese ambush

Two SA soldiers injured in Sudanese ambush

Two South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members have been injured during an ambush near the South African Battalion Base in Kutum, in the northern Darfur region…

Swim

How Chad beat Michael Phelps at the London Olympics

How Chad beat Michael Phelps at the London Olympics

When Michael Phelps stepped onto the starting block in Lane 6 for the 200m butterfly final at London 2012 he had in his sights a 15th Olympic…

Eastern Cape

Red tide returns to Eastern Cape coast

Red tide returns to Eastern Cape coast

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has confirmed another red tide along the metro’s coastline. Spokesperson, Roland Williams says this is caused by plankton that blooms in the…

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