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SCLI recognizes the importance of rivers.  TransNet Port Festival was enjoyed by all.  Plett scoops beach awards. 

Dems release transcripts – well edited no doubt.  Chinese media take a tougher stance on Hong Kong protestors.  Trump is taking US foreign policy back to what the founders intended.

Ramaphosa to send Radebe and Hanekom off on a begging mission.  Did the PP cover up corruption at Prasa?  W Cape government invests in people living with disabilities.

JSE higher as hopes for a US-China trade deal increase.  Ramaphosa has a bigger mess to dig us out of than Mandela.  Rand up on the Moodys reprieve.

‘Boks cite unity as the key.  Social media had some funny takes on the RWC win.  Now let some of the good stuff rub off on the Proteas, but it seems the opposite is happening.

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     Latest Local News

Conservation Corridors for Southern Cape Rivers

Southern Cape rivers have invaluable conservation importance, as they remain the last corridors for biodiversity migration and survival.

Transnet showcases Mossel Bay port for communities

[Mossel Bay, South Africa, 03 November 2019] Throngs of people enjoyed waterside activities, live entertainment, exhibitions and markets at the new-look Garden Route Port Festival hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) on Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 November 2019 at the Port of Mossel Bay.

Plettenberg Bay scoops beach awards for 2019

The International Blue Flag awards were presented to 137 sites in the Southern Hemisphere for the 2018-2019 Blue Flag season, including 96 beaches, 19 marinas and 22 boats. As of 2018, the Blue Flag flies over 3,783 beaches, 698 marinas and 77 boats around the world.

Knysna, from a Visitors Point of View – Explore Knysna Blog

blog­.exploreknysna­.com – Written by: Sarah Dirsuwei – Chasing the Rainbow family travel blog, blogging about outdoor adventure travel for families with teens. Their stay at Oyster Creek Lodge As lovers of the outdoors, our f…

     Latest Local Sports News


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     International News

Democrats release transcripts of top witnesses in Trump impeachment probe November 4, 2019

Former US envoy to Ukraine felt threatened by Trump ‘bad news’ remark

Chinese state media urge ‘tougher line’ on Hong Kong November 4, 2019

Chinese state-run media has called for a “tougher line” on democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

President Trump’s Foreign Policy Wisdom November 4, 2019

President Trump’s foreign policy is a return to the wisdom of our Founders who understood that subordinating U.S. national security interests to foreign countries or foreign bodies was not in our interest.

     National News

Ramaphosa names Radebe and Hanekom as ‘investment envoys’ November 4, 2019

Former Gauteng MEC Kgosientso Ramokgopa will head a planned Investment and Infrastructure Office

Mkhwebane accused of covering up corruption at Prasa November 4, 2019

Civil society organisation Unite Behind has submitted a review application in the High Court in Pretoria, seeking to set aside Mkhwebane’s report into corruption and maladministration at the rail agency.

WC govt invests over R160 in disability programmes November 4, 2019

The country’s currently marking national disability rights awareness month.

     Business News

MARKET WRAP: JSE closes higher on hopes of a US-China deal November 4, 2019

Consumer confidence for the third quarter of 2019 is expected to be released on Tuesday.

Ramaphosa’s challenge may be bigger than that faced by Mandela November 4, 2019

Economic growth during Mandela and his successor Thabo Mbeki’s rule accelerated to more than 5% by the mid-2000s.

Rand rises as rating dodges junk status for now November 4, 2019

The rand rose in thin Asian trading on Monday as investors were seemingly relieved that Moody’s had only downgraded the ratings outlook for the country’s debt and did not cut it to junk as some had feared.

     Sports News

Springboks’ reputation built on uniting for one common goal: Kolisi November 4, 2019

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has reaffirmed that their newly attained pedigree in world rugby is strongly built on unity and working towards one common goal, namely taking South African rugby to new heights.

Springboks win the Rugby World Cup: The funniest internet reactions November 4, 2019

From the moment the Springboks clinched the Rugby World Cup in Yokohama on Saturday, social media has been flooded with GIFs, memes, and pictures that try to sum up the momentous occasion. We’ve rounded some gems that have made us chuckle.

NEIL MANTHORP: As it is with the Boks, so let it be with the Proteas November 4, 2019

Although there are some significant differences between the two sports there is much that SA’s cricket can learn from the transformation of SA’s rugby

     Press Releases

SAMA26 call to entry opened

The 26th edition of the SA Music Awards kicks into gear with the call to entry. Musicians who have released…

The Voice South Africa Finalist PJ Releases Explosive New Single ‘One’

Johannesburg, 4 November 2019. PJ Pretorius has always had a love for music and after wowing audiences as a contestant…

Gregory Alan Isakov to open for Passenger in SA Shows November

Colorado-based indie-folk artist Gregory Alan Isakov will be opening for Passenger on his SA Tour in November. Isakov, who was…

Blaauwklippen Brings Signature Zinfandel Wine into New Gin Range

Blaauwklippen heritage estate in Stellenbosch is launching a unique twist on craft gin with South Africa’s first Zinfandel-infused gin –…

     Regular Columns & Opinion Pieces

African Bank offers unlimited access to your credit score and detailed report

Good news for consumers is that African Bank is now offering unlimited access to their detailed credit report through an…

VolkswagenSA and Siemens launch pilot project to test eMobiliity in Rwanda

Brian Joss – In a first for the African continent, the Volkswagen Brand has launched a pilot project in partnership…

How car connectivity enhances on-road safety

Brian Joss – Over the past three decades, the spread of the Internet has radically changed the world and everything…


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