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Pietermaritzburg Municipality visits George to learn a thing or two.
Weather doesn’t dampen the spirits at the Knysna Cycle Tour Road race. Local golfers in contention at the Di-Data Junior. The latest George Golf Club Newsletter.
Pompeo meets with Saudi leaders to discuss the deteriorating relations with Iran. Palestinians reject Kushner’s Middle East Peace plan. Iran talks down America’s new sanctions.
Zuma agrees to attend the Zondo Commission hearing, but will he testify? Ramaphosa has a problem with the PP. She is clearly not competent to hold the position, but firing her could look like obstruction of justice. Now the DA denies distancing itself from the Ramaphosa money laundering allegation.
Banks and retailers take a hammering – pull the JSE down. We should be more and more terrified as the scale of SA’s economic crisis becomes known. SA can’t just ride out the storm, some smart investments will have to be and, more importantly, actually successfully carried out – something the ANC seems incapable of doing. Bitcoin jumps to over 11 000 dollars after Facebook shows confidence in crypto-currencies.
The 2026 Winter Olympics awarded to Italy. Bafana continues SA’s dismal performance at major tournaments – thank goodness for the junior golfers, and there’s still hope for the ‘Boks. WP Rugby on the verge of bankruptcy. Andrew Huson lays into the Proteas. Perhaps the only good thing that has emerged from the cricket world cup is Faf du Plessis’s honest appraisal of the situation. Don’t be surprised if all hell breaks loose when they get home. There’s too much going on behind the scenes.
LATEST LOCAL NEWS
A delegation from the Msunduzi Municipality from Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal recently paid a second study visit to GO GEORGE. Three years ago, they formed part of a larger group visit of interested municipalities, but this time they brought along municipal officials, political representatives and taxi and bus industry representatives.
When we began our plans for the Strandloper Project coastal expedition, the route was chosen with careful consideration. Dr Louw Classens recovering snagged recreational fishing tackle from a transec…
LATEST LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
GEORGE, 23 June 2019 – Expect an exciting battle for dominance in Tuesday’s final round at Fancourt after local favourite Ben van Wyk grabbed a share of the lead in the Dimension Data Junior Open and six players finished within striking distance of leader Jack Buchanan in the Dimension Data Under-15 Challenge on Monday.
Thousands of cyclists turned up at the start of Sunday morning’s Knysna Cycle Tour road races despite chilly, wet conditions and, according to Marketing Manager Andrew Finn, speaking on behalf of the organisers, Knysna Rotary, the event went off smoothly.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia’s rulers as he sought to coordinate with allies over soaring tensions with Iran.
Analysts have rebuked the economic part of the United States’ Middle East peace plan for failing to address the main problem that has heavily curbed the Palestinian economy – the 52-year-old Israeli military occupation over the Palestinian territories.
Iran plays down threat of new US sanctions June 24, 2019
Tensions have flared after Iranian forces shot down a US drone Thursday, the latest in a series of incidents including attacks on tankers in sensitive Gulf waters that have raised fears of an unintended slide towards conflict.
The former president’s lawyers say there’s no guarantee he will testify or answer questions
The public protector’s fitness to hold office is in question after a number of embarrassing court setbacks
In a confusing turn of events, the DA has come out to set the record straight on money laundering allegations regarding a CR17 Bosasa donation
Global markets begin the week lower as fears mount that the US and China won’t bury the hatchet over trade later this week
Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech was all sound and furry feelings, signifying nothing
NEVA MAKGETLA: SA can’t just ride out its economic storm June 25, 2019
As long as the economy remains unusually inequitable and mining dependent, it won’t sustain rapid growth
Bitcoin trades above $11 000, after 10% weekend jump June 24, 2019
Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.
Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo has been named as hosts of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Bafana suffer opening AFCON loss to Ivory Coast June 24, 2019
Bafana Bafana’s AFCON 2019 campaign has started in the worst possible way with a loss to the Ivory Coast.
WP Rugby’s money woes set to cripple the union June 24, 2019
WP Rugby is seemingly in major financial strife, with the union reportedly only able to pay its employees one more month’s salary.
Proteas not bold enough and failed to execute – Hudson June 24, 2019
Andrew Hudson, the former national cricket selection convener, believes there was nothing wrong with the team the Proteas selected for the World Cup, saying instead that they lacked the ability to play boldly in England.
Du Plessis’ hard exterior cracks as Proteas plummet June 24, 2019
When Faf du Plessis assembled his Proteas team in May, he knew that he had collected a unit that was the weakest of any that had gone before them.
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