South Africa
Technology must be used to keep citizens informed says Minister of Police

Technology must be used to keep citizens informed says Minister of Police

The South African Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko has said that the Police need to use social media technology to keep communities informed in the war against crime…

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.…

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Jeffreys Bay

Finalists announced in Fossil wallet competition

Finalists announced in Fossil wallet competition

The first set of finalists have been announced in the Fossil 30 year anniversery celebration…

Perlemoen poacher dies in car accident near Jeffreys Bay

Perlemoen poacher dies in car accident near Jeffreys Bay

A man in his 40′s was killed and his 38 year-old accomplice taken into custody…

Property of the week – Aston Bay cottage

Property of the week – Aston Bay cottage

The JBay News property of the week is a cottage in the peaceful seaside suburb…

Locals shine in first open water swim of the season

Locals shine in first open water swim of the season

Perfect conditions greeted swimmers for round one of the Metsi Open Water Swim Series at…

Ocean View residents march to Kouga Municipal office

Ocean View residents march to Kouga Municipal office

Ocean View residents embarked on a service delivery protest yesterday in Jeffreys Bay. The residents…

JBAY WINTER FEST

JBay Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

JBay Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

South African Jordy Smith continued his phenomenal run of form that has seen him jump from 14th to seventh on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) rankings when…

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…

Supertubes Surf Report

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 – Aston Bay cottage

Property of the week – Aston Bay cottage

The JBay News property of the week is a cottage in the peaceful seaside suburb of Aston Bay. The cottage has 2 Bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and…

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 Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

JBay Open winner Mick Fanning claims another World Tour victory

South African Jordy Smith continued his phenomenal run of form that has seen him jump from 14th to seventh on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) rankings…

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

Locals shine in first open water swim of the season

Locals shine in first open water swim of the season

Perfect conditions greeted swimmers for round one of the Metsi Open Water Swim Series at Marina Martinique on Sunday. A number of South African qualifying times were…

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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