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Engen 1 Stop Mossel Bay staff make us proud. Shades of Pink walk in George. Knysna Literacy Festival fund raising dinner. Engen provide free health screening for truck drivers. GCIS meeting in Mossel Bay. The latest Plett Tourism Newsletter. Planned power outages for Nelson Mandela Boulevard and Hoekwil.
S Cape mid-amateurs lose both matches again in Kimberly. Plett has become a premier mountain-biking destination. Latest George Golf Club Newsletter.
Trump fed up with the Fed, but it’s good news for the Rand. French fed up with fake news. Trump demands answers re journalist missing in Saudi Arabia. British MP’s demand answers from BoE. Will this mushroom save the honey bees?
Lots of dirty laundering coming out into the open in SA these days.
Is the worst over for the Rand. Tito Mboweni’s appointment should have a positive effect on business confidence. Hawks and NPA to investigate the VBS heist.
David Miller licking his lips at Senwes Park. Youth athletes continue to shine. Now SAFA is at odds with its biggest benefactor. T20 venues announced.
Latest Local News
When Belgian tourist Michèle Simonis realised she had forgotten her handbag at the Engen 1 Stop in Mossel Bay, the family was already 200km away and believed they would never see it again.
It’s that time of the year again for our annual CANSA breast cancer walk.
An exclusive dinner 7 November.
Engen Driver Wellness once again brings health to the front seat for truck drivers by providing them with free health screenings. As part of National Transport month, Engen officially launched the annual programme on 1 October.
GCIS Garden Route District hereby request all community organisations, Mossel Bay Council, ward committees, Community Development Workers and Community Police Forums to assist with mobilization and distribution of invitations to community members to attend this Public Hearing taking place on Friday, 19 October 2018 from 10 am at D’ Almeida Community Hall.
Free training is available for you and your staff on Renew Able Plett practices, the how’s and why’s of reducing single-use plastics, recycling and sending less waste to landfill.
Over the course of the last few editions of Rage News ‘18 we have spoken to a range of individuals at various associations who dedicate their time, effort and care into ensuring that each passing festival maintains the highest levels of safety and security for the young party goers.
As daylight slowly begins to increase in hours and the evening temperatures become tank-and-cooler-box worthy, the Plett wilderness is at its absolute best.
The second installment of the Plett Tourism’s Conversations in Kwano took place at the newly established N2 Lounge situated at the entrance of Kwano, and saw investment banker extraordinaire Andile Khumalo winning the hearts of everyone in attendance, including this lowly writer, something that doesn’t happen often.
Latest Local Sports News
The Southern Cape men’s mid-amateur golf teams again lost both matches yesterday, 7 5 against Gauteng North and by the same score against KZN. They have another bye today.
More evidence that the Western Cape is becoming one of the hottest mountain-biking destinations in the world and that Plettenberg Bay is the final destination of choice!
Petrus Maree of Plett Adventure Racing Team catches us up their latest adventures
IMF chief defends rate hikes after Trump slams ‘crazy’ Fed October 11, 2018
Donald Trump has blamed US Federal Reserve policies for contributing to financial market turmoil
French MPs adopt ‘fake news’ bill October 10, 2018
The bills enable a political party to seek a court injunction preventing the publication of ‘false information’ three months leading up to an election
Trump demands Saudis explain missing journalist October 11, 2018
US President Donald Trump demanded Saudi Arabia provide answers over the disappearance of journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi, whom Turkish officials suspect was murdered after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Senior MP asks Carney to clarify Brexit house price comments October 11, 2018
Nicky Morgan made the request in a letter to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney in which she reiterated that the BoE should produce an analysis of the impact of Brexit.
How a mushroom could help save the world’s honeybees October 11, 2018
Decades ago, a Washington mycologist named Paul Stamets noticed that bees seemed drawn to water droplets on mushrooms in his garden.
‘Damning new evidence’ filed in court relating to arms deal October 11, 2018
Right2Know and Corruption Watch say key information was ignored by the Seriti commission leading to an invalid conclusion
Outrage greets VBS bank report October 11, 2018
Many of those named in the report are taking legal action or protesting their innocence, but its author is standing his ground
‘My company did not have any business relationship‚ nor did it receive money from VBS Mutual Bank,’ Brian Shivambu says
A global stock market rout enters its second day, with the JSE on track for its worst week since January 2016
Rand strengthens as dollar loses ground on subdued US inflation October 11, 2018
Rand gains on weaker dollar as lower inflation trend in the US raises questions about Fed’s hawkish stance
Nomura’s view is at odds with others including Societe Generale and Deutsche Bank, who have recommended shorting the rand
Sacci says greater certainty will emerge after the medium-term budget policy statement and the investment summit
Hawks, NPA team up to investigate VBS Mutual Bank looting October 11, 2018
The Hawks says it has assembled a strong, well-resourced team to investigate the looting of funds from the Venda-based VBS Mutual Bank.
Miller returns to happy hunting ground October 11, 2018
David Miller returns to the scene of where he scored the fastest T20I century of all time as the Proteas gear up to face Zimbabwe at Senwes Park.
Houlie and Coetzee book semifinal spots in Argentina October 11, 2018
Team South Africa’s flagbearer at the Youth Olympics Michael Houlie advanced to the semi-finals of the 50m breaststroke on Thursday
SABC hits back at SAFA October 11, 2018
The SABC says it made a commercially viable offer for the rights to broadcast national team matches, which was rejected by the South African Football Association (SAFA).
CSA announces host venues for T20 League October 11, 2018
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The Wheelchair Wednesday campaign, sponsored by SPAR Eastern Cape, continues to make a massive impact within the physically disabled community,…
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National long jump ace Ruswahl Samaai and Banyana Banyana soccer star Thato Letsoso were named the University of Johannesburg sports…
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The Paarl & Wellington wine routes are celebrating International Pinotage Day on Saturday, 13 October, by paying homage to the…
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