Good morning all,
Taxify looking to disrupt the Garden Route. Garth Taylor returns to the GR Casino. NSRI Plett rescues a damsel in distress. More great entertainment at Lakeside Lodge & Spa.
Latest Newsletters from Pinnacle Point, George and Fancourt Golf Clubs – mmm what’s happening at the other sports clubs?
Brexit Go! Brexit Stop! Repeat and repeat again. Macron is such an ass – even when he thinks he’s defying Trump, he’s still doing exactly what Trump wants. Good old reverse psychology. China is another matter, however. The Young ‘un is still playing war games.
Can’t say the ANC is not tactically astute – use the land-theft as election hype and then let it quietly slip into the abyss. The NHI is still a septic boil. Can’t see us ever getting the Guptas back to SA. VBS scandal could change thge political landscape.
Rand benefits from the Brexit uncertainty. Gold hangs in there – that’s impressive. Politics drives the Rand. Don’t plan your holiday fuel-spend just yet.
Kevin Anderson out, but that was a great run – hope he can continue where he left off next year – and go even higher. Rassie puts his money where his mouth is re: Embrose Papier – now go and grab your chance with both hands young man! Protea women disappoint vs the West Indies.
Latest Local News
Ride-hailing service Taxify has launched a recruitment drive for up to 1,000 driver partners ahead of its launch later this month in Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, George, and Mossel Bay.
Back by popular demand, Garth Taylor will once again be serenading audiences at Tsogo Sun’s Garden Route Casino on Friday, 30 November 2018.
At 13h43, Wednesday, 14th November, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a female hiker injured on the Robberg Nature Reserve hiking trail.
International saxophonist Andrew Young & a five-piece band will be playing LIVE at Lakeside Lodge & Spa.
Our Classic Sport Polo Shirts are on special until we close in December. They are available in black, white, navy, red and lime. Pricing includes embroidery with your logo in ONE position per shirt.
Western Cape farmers face challenges November 15, 2018
Crop farmers in Oudtshoorn, Dysselsdorp and De Rust in the Western Cape say they are in for a rough time ahead due to dwindling water resources in the area.
Latest Local Sports News
UK ministers quit over draft Brexit deal, pound and bank stocks tumble November 15, 2018
Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at an agreement they say will trap Britain in the bloc’s orbit for years.
Pro-Brexit MP Jacob Rees-Mogg seeks vote of no confidence in Theresa May November 15, 2018
The draft Withdrawal Agreement ‘has turned out to be worse than anticipated and fails to meet the promises given to the nation’, Rees-Mogg wrote in a letter to his party
Macron wants ‘real European army’ to defend against Russia, US November 15, 2018
The EU launched a joint multi-billion-euro defence fund last year designed to develop Europe’s military capacities
Trump’s summit no-show draws Asian nations closer together November 16, 2018
One prime minister warned that the trade war between Washington and Beijing could trigger a ‘domino effect’ of protectionist steps by other countries.
North Korea’s Kim inspects testing of newly developed ‘tactical’ weapon November 16, 2018
Kim said the weapons system tested was one in which his father, Kim Jong Il, had taken a special interest during his lifetime, personally leading its development.
No clarity on land policy before 2019 November 16, 2018
Review committee recommends amending constitution to expedite expropriation without compensation
Treasury butts heads with Ramaphosa’s NHI adviser November 16, 2018
Olive Shisana apparently overturned key aspects of the draft National Health Insurance Bill, leaked letter reveals
Land expropriation: AfriForum gears up for legal challenge November 15, 2018
The constitutional review committee adopted the resolution that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow for expropriation without compensation.
In an affidavit submitted to the state capture commission of inquiry, Ajay and Rajesh Gupta say they are in the Emirates, and have no intention of ever returning to South Africa because they fear arrest.
VBS scandal: Cosatu branch vows to hold ANC, SACP leaders to account November 15, 2018
Cosatu in Limpopo has vowed to continue to exert pressure on ANC and SACP leaders to take action against politicians and officials implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.
MARKET WRAP: Rebounding rand lifts JSE, helped along by Brexit woes November 15, 2018
The oil price also climbed a little, settling after a 12-day losing streak, but motorists are still expecting a petrol price cut of about R1.50 a litre in December
Gold holds its ground as the dollar gains on Brexit turmoil November 15, 2018
Further gains are likely if gold holds above $1,210 an ounce; silver moves up from multi-year lows
The tail wagging the dog? – How politics drives the rand November 16, 2018
Political stability is now a crucial determinant of sentiment and, consequently, capital flows to that country … writes Bianca Botes.
‘Too early to celebrate fuel price cut’- Economist November 15, 2018
Economists have warned that it’s still too early to celebrate the projected fuel price cut next month as Government is still trying to recover money for the slate levy used to subsidise the previous fuel hike.
Federer gains revenge over Anderson November 16, 2018
Swiss great Roger Federer gained revenge over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals.
Scotland a ‘tough challenge’ at Murrayfield, says Rassie November 15, 2018
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is under no illusions that Scotland will be a tough nut to crack when the teams meet at Murrayfield.
Rossouw thinking Kolpak not Proteas for now… November 15, 2018
Rilee Rossouw admits that, although he has thought about returning to play for the Proteas, he will continue his Kolpak deal with Hampshire.
“They are maybe not the biggest team in the world, but what they lack in size, they make up for with intensity, speed and a great system.”
Proteas lose to Windies after disastrous batting November 15, 2018
A disastrous batting collapse saw the South African women’s cricket team suffer their first defeat at this year’s Women’s World T20 tournament in the Caribbean.
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