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GR Dam on track for completion. Knysna doing its bit on Mandela Day. Luigi releases his audiobook. NSRI assists a capsized boat at Keurbooms.
The latest Knysna Golf Club Newsletter.
France fears an escalation of conflict with Iran. The Yellow Vests on the street again. Manhattan plunged into darkness. EU pleads with Moscow. Von der Leyen’s bid for EU top job in the balance.
SABC denies massive job cuts. Zuma gets his day – well not in court – but almost.
Interest rate cut on the cards. Can ESKOM be saved? Dept of Labour won’t go hard at minimum wage offenders.
Djokovic outlasts Federer. England wins closest final imaginable. Proteas stun Jamaica. Hamilton wins again. Impey wins Stage 9 at the TdF. Rassie lays out his plans.
Latest Local News
Construction on the raising of the Garden Route Dam spillway commenced on 13 May 2019 and is on track to be completed within the 10 months construction program.
Knysna Municipality invites Greater Knysna community to celebrate Mandela Month by showing the personification of Nelson Mandela’s legacy of compassion, tolerance and humanitarianism that continues to inspire the world.
Die wel bekende Afrikaanse geestelike rymkletser van Oudtshoorn ( Luigi April) se audio getietelde boek “A walk with the Lord” is uiteindelik vrygetsel na n’ baie lank gewag.
Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said: At 07h24, Sunday, 14th July, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized in the Keurbooms River Mouth.
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France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict July 14, 2019
Foreign minister Jean-Yves le Drian says it is important that de-escalation measures are taken to ease tensions
Police fire tear gas at protesters during a tense standoff in capital Paris following the annual military parade.
About 42,000 customers lost electricity in the early evening, according to power utility Con Edison, which didn’t indicate a cause of the power failure.
The European Union on Sunday urged Russia to ensure continued respect of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, after Moscow suspended its participation in the agreement.
Von der Leyen’s bid for EU top job in the balance July 14, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen learns on Tuesday whether the European Parliament is ready to approve her bid to become the first female president of the European Commission.
SABC denies report that a third of jobs are to go July 14, 2019
No retrenchments planned yet, but a skills audit is under way, broadcaster says
Five days have been set aside for former president, but it is unlikely he will answer any questions
SA is expected finally to see former president Jacob Zuma appear before the state capture commission.
In June the Reserve Bank signalled its willingness to drop the repo rates, saying policy has not been as accommodative as it could have been, writes Sunita Menon
Can Eskom be saved? July 14, 2019
While Nedbank CEO Mike Brown is optimistic, the government will have to make hard decisions, with the burden ultimately falling on the South African public to shoulder the bill.
The department of employment & labour will not use a “hammer” to deal with employers who do not adhere to labour legislation, including regarding the national minimum wage, opting instead to persuade offenders, minister Thulas Nxesi says.
From growing up with NATO bombs raining down on Serbia to securing his place among the Grand Slam greats, Novak Djokovic never fails to both divide and unite.
England win Cricket World Cup in Super Over July 14, 2019
England have been crowned world champions after beating New Zealand in the final of the Cricket World Cup at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
Proteas stun Jamaica at Netball World Cup July 14, 2019
South Africa beat world number-two Jamaica in a nailbiter at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool to top their group.
Hamilton wins record sixth British GP, extends F1 lead July 14, 2019
Lewis Hamilton made the most of a favourable safety car intervention on Sunday to claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory at a packed Silverstone.
SA’s Daryl Impey wins stage 9 of Tour de France July 14, 2019
Mitchelton-Scott rider Daryl Impey was part of a mass breakaway that quickly opened a 10-minute gap and extended it throughout the race with the pack eventually trailing in 16 minutes adrift.
Rassie targets Championship win as World Cup boost
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