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Latest Local News

Thembalethu Residents Association have begun gathering for the march which is due to start at 8.30am so as not to interfere with the early morning traffic.

Eden DM Municipal Health Services continue to ensure that clean domestic water is supplied to the district

One of the responsibilities of a Municipal Health Services function in a municipality is to ensure that clean domestic water…

Steve Hofmeyer konsert gaan voort na Munisipaliteit besluit heroorweeg

Die munisipaliteit het die besluit om die stadsaal aan die relevante skool vir fondsinsameling op 22 Maart 2018 uit te…

Hoërskool Outeniqua musiekdepartement bied Etensuur konsert aan

Die Musiekdepartement van Hoërskool Outeniqua het op Woensdag 14 Maart ‘n baie suksesvolle Etensuur konsert aangebied as deel van die…

HS Punt – ATKV Redenaarskompetisie

Lucia Pauw (gr. 9) en Marina Barnard (gr. 12) is gekies om in die semifinale rondte van die ATKV-Redenaarskompetisie deel…

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Garden Route Dam overflows George Herald

Journalist Alida de Beer | Saturday, 17 March 2018, 13:30. Garden Route Dam overflows. The Garden Route Dam is overflowing. Photo: Alida de Beer. Video. GEORGE NEWS AND VIDEO – The Garden RouteDam is overflowing. This follows two days of generous showers. A lot of people are visiting the …

Buffalo Rally mass ride Mossel Bay Advertiser

MOSSEL BAY NEWS – About 5000 bikers today participated in the Buffalo Rally mass ride. Led by the organisers, the Nomads Motorcycle Club of Cape Town, the mayor and chairman of the Nomads, Luderick were joined by municipal manager Adv Thys Giliomee. Locals lined the streets to enjoy the …

Cansa Relay for Garden Route prizegiving Mossel Bay Advertiser

Cansa Relay for Garden Route prizegiving. The Cansa Relay for Garden Route prizegiving event took place on Friday 9 March. R300 964.70 was raised during this year’s event.

Teams gear up to co-host Garden Route walking festival Tourism Update

Garden Route National Park (GRNP) teams are preparing to co-host the third Garden Route walking festival, which is expected to kick off on Easter Friday (Mar.

Crews fighting fire at PetroSA Mossel Bay Advertiser

MOSSEL BAY NEWS – Mossel Bay Municipality’s Fire and Disaster Management’s firefighting crews have been assisting PetroSA since 03:30 this morning to douse a fire at Unit 27. Crews are still on site busy with exposure protection. Both Mossel Bay Fire Department’s station managers are on site …

Latest Local Sports News

Anel Oosthuisen is SA Champion in the 20km Walk

Anel Oosthuisen of the Nedbank Running Club SWD won the SA Champion in the 20km Walk. 

Teams gear up to co-host Garden Route walking festival

Garden Route National Park (GRNP) teams are preparing to co-host the third Garden Route walking festival, which is expected to…

SWD lose both matches vs WP in Cape Town

Pool A, Sunfoil 3-Day Cup at Cape Town, Mar 15-17 2018 Toss: South Western Districts, elected to field first Western…

HS Outeniqua’s Matthew Thorn selected for Coca-Cola T20 All Stars

The Coca-Cola T20 All-Star team had their last training session with Temba Bavuma prior to their match against a CSA…

York High – SPAR Sponsorship Evening

The Launch of SPAR’s Sponsorship of York High’s 1st Boys Hockey Team, took place Friday the 9th March at York’s…

HS Punt – SA Youth & Junior Track and Field Championships in Paarl

Elne Conradie, Joshua Hermanus and Andrea Kommer are included in the team to participate in the SA Youth & Junior…

Knysna Golf Club Newsletter

International News

Trump attacks FBI as his lawyer calls for end to Russia probe March 18, 2018

US President Donald Trump has slammed the FBI as he hailed the firing of a veteran agent as a “great day for democracy”.

Putin wins Russia’s presidential election: exit poll March 18, 2018

The voting projection, by pollster VTsIOM, put Communist party challenger Pavel Grudinin in second place with 11.2%.

UK Brexit committee suggests delay in leaving EU March 18, 2018

Britain’s official departure from the European Union may have to be delayed with many key negotiating issues still to be resolved, Westminster’s Brexit committee has suggested.

National News

Tony Abbott backs Peter Dutton’s call for visas for white South African farmers

The former prime minister Tony Abbott has sided with Peter Dutton’s call for white South African farmers to be protected in Australia, warning of a “national crisis” and alleging farmers are being “brutally murdered”.

Zuma had no intention to commit crime, just wanted to support BEE March 18, 2018

Former president Jacob Zuma to tell court he was following ANC dictate to help black business

Maimane stands uncontested for re-election as DA leader March 18, 2018

The Federal Congress will take place on April 7 and 8, when the party leader, federal chairperson and deputy federal chairpersons will be elected

Zuma’s Prosecution Carries Peril for South African Ruling Party

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s prosecution for graft appears at first glance to be a victory for the anti-corruption campaign of the nation’s new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa. Yet it also carries risks for his ruling African National Congress.

DA labels EFF’s move to oust Trollip based on colour unacceptable

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance (DA)’s Mmusi Maimane says the party finds the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)’s plans to ‘punish’ its Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor on the basis of colour unacceptable.

Business News

OPINION: SMEs survival guide for public holidays March 18, 2018

For small businesses owners, public holidays can result in sleepless nights due to interruption, writes Ben Bierman.

Media24 fined millions for price fixing March 18, 2018

Media24 has agreed to pay R14m as a settlement agreement with the Competition Commission after admitting to price fixing and fixing of trade conditions in the media industry. The tribunal began its investigation in late The post Media24 fined millions for price fixing appeared first on TechCentral.

PRECIOUS-Gold prices edge lower on firmer dollar ahead of Fed meet

March 19 (Reuters) – Gold prices inched lower early Monda yas the dollar remained supported, with investors expecting the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at this week’s policy meeting.

Sports News

Irish centurion Balbirnie hails ‘X factor’ Rankin March 18, 2018

Centurion Andy Balbirnie called Boyd Rankin Ireland’s “X factor” after the fast bowler took four crucial wickets to wrap up a 25-run win over Scotland.

#SunfoilSeries set for dramatic finish despite draws March 18, 2018

The Lions’ prospects in this competition have long ended, and the odds on the Dolphins winning it have lengthened too.

Disconnect between administrators and athletes doesn’t help the sport March 18, 2018

There has always seemed to be a disconnect between administrators and the athletes they are supposed to serve in South African sport.

Press Releases

Semenya Seeks Second Record at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series, Paarl

Fresh off her 1000m SA record, Caster Semenya will be chasing the women’s 1500m South African record at the Dal…

Poole Confident Ahead Of Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Paarl

Speaking on the eve of the competition of the South African Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane, 17-year-old World…

Munyai shatters Wayde’s 200m SA record

Sprint prodigy Clarence Munyai had the crowd on its feet at Tuks Athletics Stadium on Friday, scorching around the track…

Three records tumble on Day 1 of ASA Senior Championships

Three national records fell on an action-packed opening day of the ASA Senior Championships, with sprinters keeping fans on the…

Regular Columns & Opinion Pieces

Wie is ’n goeie kandidaat vir die skoolbeheerliggaam?

Maartmaand is verkiesingsmaand en om meer spesifiek te wees – dit is die maand waartydens die verkiesing van skoolbeheerliggame (SBL)…

All revved up for start of all-new Engen Polo Cup championship

Brian Joss – The Engen Volkswagen Polo Cup series – one of South Africa’s longest surviving national circuit racing disciplines, will…

Panda clocks up thousands of kilometres on natural gas

Brian Joss – This week marked the first anniversary of the trial on the Panda powered by natural gas, the biomethane…

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