South Africa
All Blacks win a thriller against the Boks

All Blacks win a thriller against the Boks

New Zealand overturned a half-time deficit to claim a 14-10 victory over South Africa in a thrilling Rugby Championship Test at Westpac Stadium on Saturday. Only two tries…

Dairy speeds healing in children with cancer

Dairy speeds healing in children with cancer

When a child develops cancer, it is natural for the parents to look for reasons, or something to blame. They ask questions about the food they have been…

Record number of Rhino’s poached in 2014

Record number of Rhino’s poached in 2014

Despite beefed up efforts to fight rhino poaching in South Africa, 769 animals have been killed since January. The vast majority of Rhino’s have been poached in the…

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Jeffreys Bay

Brutal armed robbery in JBay

Brutal armed robbery in JBay

4 armed thugs robbed the newly opened O’Chorros Restaurant in Jeffreys Bay last night. The…

Photo of the day – aircraft at Supertubes

Photo of the day – aircraft at Supertubes

Local photographer Robbie Irlam was taking pictures of surfers at Supertubes when this plane flew…

Power failure in Wavecrest

Power failure in Wavecrest

The electricity to a section of Wavecrest is off due to a cable fault. The…

Heritage Festival for Kouga

Heritage Festival for Kouga

Kouga is celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the region with the second annual Kouga…

Crime increases in Aston Bay

Crime increases in Aston Bay

The South African Police have confirmed that more housebreakings have taken place in the normally…

JBAY WINTER FEST

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…

Vote in the JBay Winterfest photo competition

Vote in the JBay Winterfest photo competition

The JBay Winterfest has injected not only cash into the local economy, but also a fresh enthusiasm in the town. People are once again proud of being able…

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Travel & Tourism

Heritage Festival for Kouga

Heritage Festival for Kouga

Kouga is celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the region with the second annual Kouga Heritage Festival. The festival will be…

De Krans Cape Vintage is South Africa’s top Port wine

De Krans Cape Vintage is South Africa’s top Port wine

The De Krans Wine Cellar in Calitzdorp has been awarded the SA Champion Port Trophy, for a vintage port at the…

SA Airways offers more flights to Africa

SA Airways offers more flights to Africa

South African Airways (SAA) is adding to its already extensive African flight schedule to offer customers more travel options on the…

International

Islamic State beheads British aid worker

Islamic State beheads British aid worker

A third western hostage has been beheaded by the Islamic State. A video surfaced on the internet showing the brutal beheading of David Haines, a British aid…

Property

Is it time to fix your interest rate?

Is it time to fix your interest rate?

While the current prime interest rate is still considered to be comparatively low, Reserve Bank Governor, Gill Marcus has forewarned the South African public that we are…

Photo's

Photo of the day – aircraft at Supertubes

Photo of the day – aircraft at Supertubes

Local photographer Robbie Irlam was taking pictures of surfers at Supertubes when this plane flew past at a really low altitude. The plane has been identified as…

Surfing

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.…

Rugby

All Blacks win a thriller against the Boks

All Blacks win a thriller against the Boks

New Zealand overturned a half-time deficit to claim a 14-10 victory over South Africa in a thrilling Rugby Championship Test at Westpac Stadium on Saturday. Only two…

Africa

US attacks Al-Shabab in Somalia

US attacks Al-Shabab in Somalia

The United States conducted a military operation in Somalia on Monday against the al Qaida affiliated terrorist group Al-Shabab, according to the Pentagon. “We are assessing the…

Swim

PJ Wins the Pulse in Plettenberg Bay

PJ Wins the Pulse in Plettenberg Bay

A strong tidal push, deep water channels as well as shallow sandbanks all had to be negotiated in the Keurbooms River the past weekend during the 5K…

Eastern Cape

Perlemoen farm for Eastern Cape

Perlemoen farm for Eastern Cape

A proposed abalone ranch between Schoenmakerskop and Cape Recife in Port Elizabeth has been given the green light by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The…

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