South Africa
Is the JSE flying too high?

Is the JSE flying too high?

With the JSE currently trading at high levels, it is unusual to find someone who isn’t too concerned about it. It’s almost become accepted wisdom that the market…

R850m for nuclear development

R850m for nuclear development

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says R850 million of her department’s R7.4-billion budget will go towards nuclear development. “On the nuclear front, R850 million has been allocated to the…

Interest rates rise in South Africa

Interest rates rise in South Africa

The Reserve Bank has decided to raise the repo rate by 25 basis points, taking it to 5.75%, Governor Gill Marcus said on Thursday. “The Monetary Policy Committee…

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Jeffreys Bay

Photo of the day – Supertubes

Photo of the day – Supertubes

This is what has put Jeffreys Bay on the map and created an entire tourism…

Fisherman lost overboard offshore of St Francis Bay

Fisherman lost overboard offshore of St Francis Bay

Yesterday morning, the NSRI St Francis Bay were activated following reports of a man having…

NYDA to hold workshops in JBay and Thornhill

NYDA to hold workshops in JBay and Thornhill

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) would like to invite young people to Job Preparedness…

Flamingo Trail Run ends off JBay Winterfest

Flamingo Trail Run ends off JBay Winterfest

The final day of the JBay Winterfest 2014 saw the Flamingo Trail Run take place…

NSRI receives new rescue vehicle

NSRI receives new rescue vehicle

A new Rescue Vehicle for Jeffreys Bay was handed to Station Commander Rieghard Janse Van…

JBAY WINTER FEST

Flamingo Trail Run ends off JBay Winterfest

Flamingo Trail Run ends off JBay Winterfest

The final day of the JBay Winterfest 2014 saw the Flamingo Trail Run take place on a cool and windy Sunday afternoon. The midday start at Supertubes coincided…

Black ray caught during JBay Skins Competition

Black ray caught during JBay Skins Competition

The JBay Skins1500 Fishing competition was another successful event that took place during the JBay Winterfest, which concluded the past weekend. The Saturday morning of the competition dawned…

Lots of action at the JBay Winterfest Funduro

Lots of action at the JBay Winterfest Funduro

Over 80 riders took part in the JBay WinterFest Funduro which took place near Mentoorkraal, just outside Jeffreys Bay. There were some serious tumbles with one young rider…

Supertubes Surf Report

Travel & Tourism

New rules when carrying devices at airports

New rules when carrying devices at airports

America has requested airports worldwide to step up security. They are concerned about new and sophisticated bombs going undetected at airports.…

Chaos at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

Chaos at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5

British Airways passengers around the world are finding themselves without luggage, as Heathrow’s Terminal 5 baggage system has been experiencing major…

Roads open in Baviaanskloof

Roads open in Baviaanskloof

Baviaans Tourism has advised that the Baviaanskloof road R332 is open and vehicles are able to drive through the Baviaanskloof. Entering…

International

Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism

Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism

The United States has expressed its concern by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s decision to press charges against six bloggers and three independent journalists under the Anti-Terrorism…

Property

Property of the week – Aston Bay home

Property of the week – Aston Bay home

The JBay News property of the week is a low maintenance home, situated in the beach front suburb of Aston Bay. It is an ideal holiday home…

Photo's

Photo of the day – Supertubes

Photo of the day – Supertubes

This is what has put Jeffreys Bay on the map and created an entire tourism as well as a retail industry in the town. Ever since Supertubes…

Surfing

Mick Fanning wins JBay Open in huge waves

Mick Fanning wins JBay Open in huge waves

Jeffreys Bay delivered perfect waves for the final day of the JBay Open and Australian Mick Fanning took full advantage of the huge surf to win the…

Rugby

Back to Business for EPRU Referees

Back to Business for EPRU Referees

The Eastern Province Rugby Referees Society will return to adjudicating Eastern Province Rugby Union club matches, after EPRU cancelled all club games last weekend over the poor…

Africa

Impunity leads perpetrators to continue child rights violations in DR Congo

Impunity leads perpetrators to continue child rights violations in DR Congo

The recruitment and use of children by armed groups remained endemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between 2010 and 2013, according to a new…

Swim

Cold water Classic is an extreme swim

Cold water Classic is an extreme swim

Windy conditions and icy 11 degree Celsius water greeted some of South Africa’s most extreme swimmers, who gathered at Marina Martinique to take on the Cold Water…

Eastern Cape

Club rugby banned in Eastern Province this weekend

Club rugby banned in Eastern Province this weekend

Following concerns raised by the Eastern Province Rugby Referees Society relating to the conduct towards them at club matches, the Eastern Province Rugby Union has decided to…

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