Tuesday Morning Edition

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This Edition is sponsored by Cricket Trimmings & Wynand’s Cricket Academy.

Local news updated continuously.  International, National, Business & Sports News updated at 8 am weekdays.


Thembalethu march goes off without incident

The Service Delivery march from Thembalethu to George Municipality this morning went well and without incidents.  A memorandum was handed to George Executive Mayor, Ald…

Port of Mossel Bay positioned to be a catalyst for economic development of the Garden Route

[Mossel Bay, South Africa, 19 March 2018] Despite being the smallest of the commercial ports along the South Africa coast,…

Top 5 family add-ons near the Garden Route

Peter Dros, Sales and Marketing Director at Fancourt, told Tourism Update that the following were the top five family add-ons near the…

Stilbaai Craft Beer, Gin and Wine Expo 2018

THE Tasting Experience Not To Miss – in Stilbaai! Where will you find – wines from 23 of the best wine…

Tony Cox and Guy Buttery guitar evening

Hosted by Knysna Montessori School.  Those who love masterful guitar playing are in for a bumper treat this March as two of South Africa’s greatest guitar players come together to perform two unique shows.

Catch the Legendary Lira at Garden Route Casino

Singing sensation Lira will be bringing her Be About It tour to the Bravo Lounge at Garden Route Casino on Saturday, 24 March 2018. One of…

Gondwana launches family-friendly biking trails

Gondwana, in the Garden Route, has added four new mountain bike trails to its 1000ha protected area. Complimentary mountain bikes are…

Greater Knysna celebrates South African Library Week

The Knysna Municipality invited the public to participate in a number of programmes and activities at all Greater Knysna libraries…

Refuse removal change over the upcoming holidays (date added)

Refuse for the upcoming public holidays will be removed as follows: Wednesday, 21 March will be removed on Thursday, 22…

Scheduled power outage – Portion of Tamsui Industria

LS George-Suid in spitsberaad!

Die lede van die leerderraad van verskillende skole het bymekaargekom saam met die Junior Stadsraad om verskillende kwessies te bespreek.

HS Oudtshoorn – ATKV-Redenaarskompetisie

Baie geluk aan Zoe Davids wat deurgedring het na die semi-finale ronde van die ATKV-Redenaarskompetisie! Foto: Zoe Davids

Plettenberg Bay Airport gives CemAir notice Independent Online

The notice instructs CemAir to cease operations immediately and to vacate the Plettenberg Bay Airport premises within 30 days “due to a breach of an agreement with the municipality”. The letter of notice for CemAir to vacate the airport was sent on Wednesday last week. Bitou municipal spokesperson …

CemAir hits back after shock move muncipality Knysna-Plett Herald

“Although several requests have been made to Bitou to provide a copy of this agreement, at the time of writing nothing has been produced,” the statement read. CemAir’s team said on March 27, 2014 CemAir signed a written agreement with Bitou Municipality for the provision of a scheduled air service to …

Listeriosis found on dairy farm and in two shops near Ladysmith Knysna-Plett Herald

Uthukela District Health Services received their test results on Tuesday (March 13) from the dairy farms and shops that were tested for listeriosis. The results came back positive for a dairy farm in Winterton, as well as two shops selling milk, one in Colenso and the other in Bergville. Uthukela District …


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…

Legends and icons headline the Classic Car Friday line-up

Brian Joss – The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb is justifiably regarded as South Africa’s premier motorsport and motoring lifestyle event – and…

The Pinnacle Monthly Meat Competition

Join us this Wednesday for our monthly meat competition, sponsored by Cool Fruit Logistix. This week we are running the…

Hoërskool Punt sport prestasies

Hiermee uitslae van sportaktiwiteite wat die afgelope naweek plaasgevind het: Netbal: Bredasdorp Netbal Toernooi Punt spanne en tellings eerste o/14A…

HS Oudtshoorn atlete presteer

Baie geluk aan Thomas Jordan met ‘n bronsmedalje in spiesgooi (derde plek) en die Botha sussies Elmé (eerste in gewigstoot,…

HS Oudtshoorn leerder presteer in kickboxing

Baie geluk aan Thomas Bell wat in die SAKA SA Protea Kickboxing span opgeneem is! FOTO: Springbokkleure vir Thomas Bell

HS Oudtshoorn Argus fietstoer

Kerrighan Aries en Robert Swart van Struisies het deelgeneem aan die 109km Argus CAPE Cycle Tour. Kerrighan het die 109km…


Putin says he doesn’t want an arms race, striking softer tone after landslide re-election

Despite warning of a hypersonic missile that could strike the US prior to the election, Putin – who won more than 75 per cent of the vote – took a softer tack on Monday

Prime Minister softens on Russia sanctions after first cracks emerge in European unity over Salisbury attack

Theresa May is to soft-pedal on demands for new EU sanctions against Russia after the first cracks emerged in European unity over the Salisbury attack.

Amicable Brexit divorce on the cards March 19, 2018

UK even agrees to a ‘backstop’ solution on the future of the Irish border, something Theresa May would not even contemplate before


SARS boss Tom Moyane suspended

Cyril Ramaphosa cites among his reasons the ‘deterioration in public confidence at SARS and public finances being compromised’

‘I will stop at nothing’ – De Lille says she is hell-bent on clearing her name

Cape Town – City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she is resolute, determined and hell-bent on clearing her name ahead of her fight-back against charges levelled against her by the Democratic Alliance.

Gordhan Plans Sweeping Changes for South Africa’s State Firms

Extensive changes are in the offing at South Africa’s troubled state-owned companies as new Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan moves to tackle their many management and financial failings.


SA braces for first ratings verdict of Ramaphosa era

South Africa will probably escape a junk assessment from Moody’s Investors Service this week in the first such verdict on the country’s creditworthiness since Cyril Ramaphosa came to power.

Listeria may bite Tiger Brands for R1bn

JOHANNESBURG – Tiger Brands continued its slippage on the JSE yesterday, losing a further 1.54percent as the beleaguered company shut another factory amid reports that it could lose nearly a billion rand in product recalls and possible class action suits on the listeriosis outbreak.

MARKET WRAP: JSE little-changed as rand slips, while market eyes looming risks March 19, 2018

Although a concern, Treasury has already indicated that recent political developments have been well received by Moody’s and it does not envisage a downgrade

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Economists expect reprieve from Moody’s March 19, 2018

A credit rating reprieve will ‘give SA a much-needed window of opportunity’, writes Sunita Menon


Salah backs Liverpool to overcome City in CL quarters March 19, 2018

Mohamed Salah has played down the task facing Liverpool in their Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City.

Proteas not stressing about Rabada availability March 19, 2018

The Proteas are not wasting time contemplating the availability of Kagiso Rabada for the third Test against Australia.

President’s resignation could plunge Blue Bulls into financial turmoil March 19, 2018

The sudden resignation of Blue Bulls Rugby Union president Gert Wessels could plunder union and Blue Bulls Company into financial ruin.

SA’s Kevin Anderson climbs to career-high ATP ranking March 19, 2018

SA’s Kevin Anderson equalled his career-high ranking in the ATP singles rankings on Monday, after his run to the quarter-finals in Indian Wells.

Discrepancies in Rabada’s case, verdict in 48 hours March 19, 2018

Cricket writer Neil Manthorp, says there are alleged discrepancies between the report from match referee, Jeff Crowe

Injury worries over Mitchell Marsh and Starc

Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Marsh were both under injury clouds as Australia got down to training at Newlands in Cape Town in the lead-up to the third Test against South Africa, starting on Thursday with honours even at 1-1 after two of the four Tests.

Springboks surpassed by Scotland, drop down World Rugby rankings

LONDON – South Africa dropped one spot to sixth in the World Rugby Rankings released on Monday.  Scotland were the big movers as they displaced the Springboks for fifth position in the world. 

Blitzboks to field different teams at Hong Kong Sevens, Commonwealth Games

CAPE TOWN – The Springbok Sevens team will assemble in Stellenbosch on Tuesday with two huge challenges looming early next month.


Bottomless Coffee Band talk about their “Broken System” video in the spirit of Human Rights Day

Bottomless Coffee Band released the first single off their new album “Anthelia” in January this year. With Human Right`s Day coming…

Shamwari Conservation Sponsors New School Teacher

March 12, 2018 – Through the kind efforts and donations from past Shamwari Conservation Experience students, from various schools and colleges…

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…


Teach Your Children These 7 Money-Savvy Principles

March serves as a reminder of certain South African rights – Human Rights as well as Consumer Rights. But, what…

“Young Guns” in storming start to cross country campaign

Brian Joss – The Young Guns have made a storming start to their 2018 South African Cross Country campaign, powering…

De Villiers/ Howie win opening round of cross country championships in Mpumalanga

Brian Joss – Toyota Gazoo Racing SA started the 2018 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) started with resounding victory in Round…

SGB elections could determine the future of education in South Africa

An important election regarding the future of our children is currently underway at schools across the country when more than…

There’s no such things as a guaranteed quick investment

SABRIC, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre, has sent out a warning to consumers to be sceptical of any…

Who’s Responsible For Supplying Rainwater Tanks – Landlord or Tenant?

Drought is affecting many parts of the country, not just Cape Town: Johannesburg had a critical shortage of water a…

Motor dealer model set to change radically as motor manufacturers prepare for direct sales

Brian Joss – The Sewells-MSXI/NADA Dealer Performance Conference, which took place at the Kyalami Convention Centre, provided plenty of food…

Until next time…


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