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Thai Airways is withdrawing from South Africa

Thai Airways is withdrawing from South Africa

Thai Airways will withdraw from South Africa from mid-January 2015. The last outbound flight will leave Johannesburg for Bangkok on January 14. A spokesperson for the airline said…

Rhino poacher killed in Kruger, 14 arrested

Rhino poacher killed in Kruger, 14 arrested

One suspected rhino poacher has been fatally shot and another was wounded in a shoot out with SANPARKS rangers in the Kruger National Park early on Saturday morning.…

Corruption is a white man’s thing says Zuma

Corruption is a white man’s thing says Zuma

The Democratic Alliance has noted, with great concern, reports of President Jacob Zuma’s 2009 representations to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), in which he negates corruption as a…

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Jeffreys Bay

E-Street cafe set to rock JBay

E-Street cafe set to rock JBay

Jeffreys Bay was rocking to the sound of a Bruce Springsteen concert last night as…

9 property related crimes reported in JBay

9 property related crimes reported in JBay

The CPF has announced that for the period 6 – 13 October, nine property related…

Photo of the day – the Walskipper

Photo of the day – the Walskipper

Local photographer David Higgs captured this image of the Walskipper restaurant at night. The Walskipper…

Ocean View murder and lack of service delivery cause protest

Ocean View murder and lack of service delivery cause protest

The murder of Ocean View resident Nonqosazana Mthembu as well as a lack of housing,…

Service delivery protest erupts in JBay

Service delivery protest erupts in JBay

The road to Aston Bay was barricaded by protesters at about 6 am this morning…

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

Thai Airways is withdrawing from South Africa

Thai Airways is withdrawing from South Africa

Thai Airways will withdraw from South Africa from mid-January 2015. The last outbound flight will leave Johannesburg for Bangkok on January…

Photo of the day – Leopard in Kruger National Park

Photo of the day – Leopard in Kruger National Park

St Francis Bay photographer Clive Wright captured this image of a male leopard during a visit to Kruger National Park. Leopards…

Stick fighting at Kouga Heritage Festival

Stick fighting at Kouga Heritage Festival

Students from the Makukhanye school in Jeffreys Bay have taken the challenge to revive stick fighting, which is one of the…

International

The demand for gold is exceeding the supply

The demand for gold is exceeding the supply

What has been particularly strange about the gold market over the past two years is that the stronger the physical demand appearing for gold, the weaker the…

Property

Property of the week – Wavecrest townhouse

Property of the week – Wavecrest townhouse

The JBay News property of the week is a beautiful townhouse in a secure and popular complex. Situated in the upmarket suburb of Wavecrest, the unit offers…

Photo's

Photo of the day – beware of the goose teeth

Photo of the day – beware of the goose teeth

Many people say that geese make great “watchdogs”. They are alert and make a great deal of noise when disturbed. What is less well known is that…

Surfing

JBay local Kai Woolf wins SA Surf Champs

JBay local Kai Woolf wins SA Surf Champs

KwaZulu-Natal Central claimed the coveted Freedom Cup at the 2014 Hurley SA Junior Champs which was completed in 3 to 4 foot  picture perfect offshore waves at…

Rugby

Draw revealed for 2015 Rugby Championship

Draw revealed for 2015 Rugby Championship

The Southern Hemisphere’s pre-eminent international rugby competition gets underway on Friday 17 July when the All Blacks, host Argentina in Christchurch while the Wallabies and Springboks lock…

Africa

Central African Republic on the verge of Total Meltdown

Central African Republic on the verge of Total Meltdown

Following a few months of relative calm, tensions have once again flared up in the Central African Republic. The new wave of violence and insecurity was triggered…

Swim

Swim the Metsi Open Water Series this summer

Swim the Metsi Open Water Series this summer

The Open Water Swim season starts in the Eastern Cape on 19 October at Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay. The Marina is regarded as a world class…

Eastern Cape

PE air show takes to the skies

PE air show takes to the skies

The “best of the best” in South Africa’s aviation fraternity will converge on Port Elizabeth later this month for the biennial Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow. The epicentre…

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