South Africa
Is National Service going to become compulsory in South Africa?

Is National Service going to become compulsory in South Africa?

29 July 2015 The South African government is considering introducing military conscription (forced military service) for South Africa’s youth. Given that ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has recently…

How Cape Town manages load shedding

How Cape Town manages load shedding

The City of Cape Town and the close surrounding municipalities are at a slight advantage to other parts of South Africa when it comes to loadshedding. At times…

Koeberg Unit to shut down for 3 months

Koeberg Unit to shut down for 3 months

Unit 2 of South Africa’s sole nuclear power plant situated at Koeberg, will be shut down for three months from the end of August. Eskom said that the…

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Jeffreys Bay

Property of the week – Kingston Place, Marina Martinique

Property of the week – Kingston Place, Marina Martinique

Situated in Kingston Place, Marina Martinique, this 2nd floor has permanent canal views. It has…

No water in Wavecrest tonight

No water in Wavecrest tonight

28 July 2015 The repair of a leak in the main waterline in Jeffreys Bay…

Taxi violence in Jeffreys Bay

Taxi violence in Jeffreys Bay

27 July 2015 A fight between suspected rival taxi associations occurred yesterday afternoon in the…

Photo of the day – Kabeljous River Mouth

Photo of the day – Kabeljous River Mouth

Jeffreys Bay photographer Joey Nel took this panoramic photograph of the Kabeljous River Mouth by…

Winner of the JBay Winterfest photo competition is announced

Winner of the JBay Winterfest photo competition is announced

The winner of the JBay Winterfest Photo Competition presented by Arbor and Core Surf Skate Shop is @dtlphotography.…

JBAY WINTER FEST

Winner of the JBay Winterfest photo competition is announced

Winner of the JBay Winterfest photo competition is announced

The winner of the JBay Winterfest Photo Competition presented by Arbor and Core Surf Skate Shop is @dtlphotography. This classic JBay winter sunrise shot with a couple of surfers who have…

Shark incident stops JBay Open

Shark incident stops JBay Open

The final of the JBay Open was called to a close shortly after the start when one of the finalists, Mick Fanning was pulled under the water by…

Clash of champions coming up in JBay Open

Clash of champions coming up in JBay Open

With 18 scores of nine points or more, the 2015  JBay Open has seen its fair share of fireworks already. Still, the contest’s most anticipated heat so far unfolds…

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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

More whales slaughtered in Denmark

More whales slaughtered in Denmark

The Grind on the island of Vagur at Borg Beach got under way yesterday with the sea running red with the blood of slaughtered whales. On 10…

Property

Property of the week – Kingston Place, Marina Martinique

Property of the week – Kingston Place, Marina Martinique

Situated in Kingston Place, Marina Martinique, this 2nd floor has permanent canal views. It has modern finishes with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite), open plan kitchen…

Photo's

Photo of the day – Kabeljous River Mouth

Photo of the day – Kabeljous River Mouth

Jeffreys Bay photographer Joey Nel took this panoramic photograph of the Kabeljous River Mouth by stitching seven images together. This is why we live here…..…

Surfing

World Champ sizzles at JBay Open

World Champ sizzles at JBay Open

The JBay Open  continued with excellent waves for the rest of round three yesterday, and there were some inspired performances as well as some surprise exits. In…

Rugby

Germany beat SA at Underwater Rugby World Champs

Germany beat SA at Underwater Rugby World Champs

29 July 2015 The South African Underwater Rugby team is currently competing at the Underwater Rugby World Championships being held in Columbia. Open water swimmer Matt Stow…

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

Eastern Cape has highest unemployment rate in SA

Eastern Cape has highest unemployment rate in SA

The DA has expressed its concern with the high number of unemployed people in the Eastern Cape. The pain of unemployment is not simply felt in people’s…

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