South Africa
Rodriguez to tour South Africa in 2016

Rodriguez to tour South Africa in 2016

Legendary singer and songwriter Rodriguez will be returning to South Africa early next year. This time he will be performing in Johannesburg and Cape Town again, as well…

Karoo lion finally recaptured

Karoo lion finally recaptured

Following an extended three week operation in mountainous terrain and through a number of river valleys, a 3 year old male lion that escaped from the Karoo National…

Government sells stake in Vodacom to fund Eskom

Government sells stake in Vodacom to fund Eskom

The government has sold its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation to help fund the R 23 billion allocation to Eskom, National Treasury said in…

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Jeffreys Bay

No water cut during JBay Winterfest

No water cut during JBay Winterfest

On request from residents, businesses and holidaymakers the repair of the pipeline in Jeffreys Bay…

Injured Florence withdraws from JBay Open of Surfing

Injured Florence withdraws from JBay Open of Surfing

John John Florence has withdrawn from the JBay Open due an ongoing ankle injury he…

Coastal Water Rescue wetsuit stolen in JBay

Coastal Water Rescue wetsuit stolen in JBay

A visit to Jeffreys Bay ended badly for a member of Port Elizabeth’s Coastal Rescue…

Promising wave forecast for JBay Open

Promising wave forecast for JBay Open

The JBay Winterfest officially kicks off on Wednesday 8th July, and the conditions look promising…

All systems go for the JBay Winterfest

All systems go for the JBay Winterfest

It is all systems go for the third edition of the annual JBay Winterfest taking…

JBAY WINTER FEST

Promising wave forecast for JBay Open

Promising wave forecast for JBay Open

The JBay Winterfest officially kicks off on Wednesday 8th July, and the conditions look promising for the World Surf League Championship Tour event – the JBay Open –…

All systems go for the JBay Winterfest

All systems go for the JBay Winterfest

It is all systems go for the third edition of the annual JBay Winterfest taking place in and around Jeffreys Bay from 8 – 19 July. The JBay…

Excitement growing for Oakley X-Over at the JBay Winterfest

Excitement growing for Oakley X-Over at the JBay Winterfest

There has been much competitiveness and rivalry amongst athletes in the run up to this year’s Oakley X-Over event. A one-of-a-kind ‘cross-over’ contest, the Oakley X-Over comprises mountain…

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Travel & Tourism

Lion escapes from Karoo National Park

Lion escapes from Karoo National Park

The hunt is still on for a fully grown male lion who escaped from the Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West…

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…

International

Waters Of The Faroe Islands Run Red

Waters Of The Faroe Islands Run Red

For the second time this season, the waters of the Faroe Islands are red with the blood of slaughtered pilot whales, killed in the infamous drive hunt…

Property

Property of the week – Marina Martinique Apartment

Property of the week – Marina Martinique Apartment

The JBay News Property of the week features an apartment with a prime location on the canal of Marina Martinique. It is a  78 m2 ground floor…

Photo's

Photo of the day – Dolphins enjoy the waves

Photo of the day – Dolphins enjoy the waves

The eyes of the international surfing community will be on Jeffreys Bay over the next month for the much anticipated JBay Open of Surfing which takes place…

Surfing

Injured Florence withdraws from JBay Open of Surfing

Injured Florence withdraws from JBay Open of Surfing

John John Florence has withdrawn from the JBay Open due an ongoing ankle injury he suffered while on a surf trip. This marks the second consecutive event…

Rugby

McCaw to captain All Blacks against Samoa

McCaw to captain All Blacks against Samoa

The All Blacks team for the historic Test against Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday July 8 has been named, with George Moala to make his Test…

Africa

Dozens of tourists slain on Tunisian beach

Dozens of tourists slain on Tunisian beach

Gunmen have attacked two tourist hotels in the Tunisian town of Sousse. Reports claim that a man entered the hotel armed with a AK47 rifle and opened…

Swim

SA Swim Team for World Champs has been announced

SA Swim Team for World Champs has been announced

The squad to represent South African at the forthcoming FINA World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia during July / August has been announced. This will be a…

Eastern Cape

Photo of the day – Karoo by night

Photo of the day – Karoo by night

This fantastic image of the night sky in the Karoo was taken by Stan Blumberg. The yellow glow under the tree came from the lights in Uitenhage,…

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