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Closure Expected In Burmeister Saga

31st July 2015

Johan Burmeister

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) confirmed this morning (Thursday, July 30) that they are busy studying the perjury docket against police members who allegedly lied in the theft case against Warrant-Officer Johan Burmeister.

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Science Expo Kicks Off In George

31st July 2015

Science expo kicks off in George

The annual NMMU and Glenwood House School Science Expo, as part of National Science Week, kicked off today (Thursday 30 July).   The outdoor exhibitions were quickly moved undercover due to rain and the halls and corridors became a hive of activity as students from various George schools moved from one interesting exhibition to another.

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South African Film, Actress Nominated For Venice Fest Awards

31st July 2015

South African Oliver Hermanus is an innovative and talented filmmaker and the world is paying attention. (Image: Ian Gavan/Getty)

The Endless River, a film by South African Oliver Hermanus, has been selected for the Venice Film Festival's prestigious Golden Lion award. The film's actress, Crystal Donna Roberts, has also been nominated for an acting award at the festival.

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South African Hotel Is The World's Greenest

29th July 2015

The eco-friendly Hotel Verde in Cape Town has developed an effective environmental building philosophy that exceeds conventional industry practices. (Image: Hotel Verde)

Cape Town's Hotel Verde has been given its second international environmental design certification, making it the most eco-friendly hotel in the world. It offers an entirely carbon- neutral hotel stay for guests and an eco-friendly working environment for staff.

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South Africa's Paralympians Shine In London

29th July 2015

South African athletes are putting in the hard work to strike gold at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016.  (Image: SASCOC)

South Africa's brightest athletes excelled against some of the best in the world at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final, held at London's Olympic Park, led by Hilton Langenhoven in the 200m sprint, Jonathan Ntutu, Charl du Toit and Fanie van der Merwe.

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Internationally Known Pastor In Mossel Bay

28th July 2015

Pastor James Lottering and his wife, Marie (Photo: Facebook).

Pastor James Lottering, by invitation of the SAPS Community Policing Forum, is sharing his 21 years assigned to the Occult Related Crime Unit of SAPS in and around Mossel Bay this week.

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Big Surf Competition In September

28th July 2015

Mossel Bay surfer Damon Bruwer (Photo: Mossel Bay Advertiser)

A new annual event for Mossel Bay’s sporting calendar: the ‘Boss of Moss’ pro junior contest for boys and girls in the Under/12 to Under/18 age groups will take place over the weekend of 12 and 13 September.

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Young Sailor Off To World Championships

28th July 2015

Gathered at the Knysna Yacht Club before departure to the RS Tera World Championships in Holland were (from left) coach Mike Pogodin, sailor Sanele Maquaza, and manager/coach Andrew Finn

A young development sailor of Knysna, trained by and sailing for the Knysna Yacht Club, left to fly to Holland for the RS Tera World Championships, on Thursday, July 23.

Inset: Gathered at the Knysna Yacht Club before departure to the RS Tera World Championships in Holland were (from left) coach Mike Pogodin, sailor Sanele Maquaza, and manager/ coach Andrew Finn

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Montessori Rotary Interact Club Wins Again

28th July 2015

Montessori Rotary Interact Club wins again

Montessori 2015 Rotary Interact Club won the Knysna Rotary Interact Club of the Year award this weekend, received a floating trophy, and R3000.00 in recognition of outstanding service to the school and the Knysna community.

Inset:  Newly inducted Montessori Rotary Interact Board Members for the year 2015/2016: From left to right top row are Azukiwe Seti, board secretary, Heather Metelerkamp, treasurer, Dimpho Soboyis and Jade Hahn. In the middle is Basande Madikane and in the front row are is board president Tinashe Mazodze and Tana Gammon, vice president. (Photo: Supplied).

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South Africa's Integrated Water System Launches

27th July 2015

The Department of Water Affairs has made it easier for the public to get information on the water industry, with its National Integrated Water Information System. (Image: Sterkfontein Dam, South African Tourism)

The Department of Water Affairs has created a new online water services system for water management institutions, commercial water users, researchers and the general public. They will be able to get updated information on the status of water and sanitation in South Africa.

Inset:  The Department of Water Affairs has made it easier for the public to get information on the water industry, with its National Integrated Water Information System. (Image: Sterkfontein Dam, South African Tourism)

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Leisure Isle Festival Fun

27th July 2015

Applications to participate in the Leisure Isle Festival (November 7 and 8), opens on August 1.

According to the Oxford Dictionary the definition of recreation is an: “Activity done for enjoyment when one is not working.” This dictionary will be well advised to include the much-revered Leisure Isle Festival into its definition, as year after year the festival has provided enjoyment to the thousands that have visited it.

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New Research Chairs At South African University

24th July 2015

Information science has changed communication. (Image: Pixabay)

Stellenbosch University and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research have established two new Research Chairs – one in artificial intelligence and one in quantum, optical and atomic physics. Both are expected to boost innovation and discovery in these fields.

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Second Former Knysna Head Girl Dies

23rd July 2015

Chantalle Di Stefano, the 2010 head girl of Knysna Primary School, died on July 10

Knysna Primary School is mourning the death of a second former head girl this year, after the 2010 leader, Chantalle Di Stefano, died in a motor car accident near Cradock on July 10. The 1995 head girl, Gerda-Marie Landman, died in Pretoria on February 7 after a long sickbed, suffering from cancer. Landman was married to Justin Cawood.

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Locals Clean Up Sedge Beaches

23rd July 2015

Sedgefield residents (from left) Tyler Hobson, Antoinette Gibson, Jade Rootenberg, Gabriella Hobson, organiser - Linda Fletcher (lovetostay.co.za), Jurgens and Karen van der Walt (Dover on Sea), Ryan Francois and Oliver Franscois (Photo: Lisa Greyling)

In support of Plastic Free July, a Two Hands Clean-Up took place at Myoli and Cola Beach, Sedgefield on Sunday, July 19 from 11:30 to 12:00. Locals arrived armed with cardboard boxes in which all rubbish collected was placed. All participants agreed that the organiser, Lovetostay, had definitely brought the spirit of a Two Hand 30-minute clean-up to Sedgefield.

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Ahi Impressed With George

23rd July 2015

AHI impressed with George (Photo: Pauline Lourens)

The final arrangements for the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut (AHI) Conference, to be held from Monday 5 October to Friday 9 October, were discussed by AHI executives and other role players on Saturday.

Inset: The Afrikaanse Handels Instituut (AHI) visited the Outeniqua Railway Museum to do a reconnaissance for the annual conference to be held in George in October. From left are: Dr Willie Cilliers (president of the George Business Chamber), Christo van der Rheeder (outgoing CEO of the AHi), Dr Ernest Messina (new CEO of the AHi), Carli Bunding-Venter (George Municipality LED Manager), Prof Tommy du Plessis (president of the AHi), Solly Fourie (head of the Department of Economic Development and Touris

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Wilderness Cheese Festival Postponed

23rd July 2015

Wilderness Cheese Festival postponed

After serious consideration, the date of the Wilderness Cheese & Wine Festival has been moved from 11 to 13 September to 13 to 15 May 2016. The Vodacom George Cheese Festival has been a highlight on the annual George calendar for the past 12 years. The festival was previously organised by Outeniqua Primary School as a fundraising event until 2014 where after they decided not to continue with the event.

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Leaping Kudu Caught On Camera In South Africa

23rd July 2015

Professional photographer Arno Pietersen photographed a leaping kudu while he was on safari in Kruger on 19 July 2015. (Image: ARL Photography)

A professional photographer got lucky when he was on safari in the Kruger National Park. Arno Pietersen managed to capture a magnificent jumping kudu bull and the images have left an impression on those who have seen them.

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South African Classrooms Go Digital

22nd July 2015

The Gauteng department of education envisions a future of paperless classrooms. (Image: Flickr)

Interactive boards and mobile devices are set to replace the traditional chalkboard and notebooks for Grade 12 students in Gauteng. The provincial department of education has started a province-wide rollout of technology to create paperless classrooms.

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Surfer Attacked By Shark At J-bay Final

21st July 2015

Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark during the JBay Open Finals. (Photo: WSL)

The final heat of the 2015 J-Bay Open between Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson was put on hold just moments after it began when Fanning was attacked by what is suspected to be a great white shark in the lineup.

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Wof Hard At Work Preventing Fires

20th July 2015

A fire burning in rooikrans. (Photo: Supplied.)

Working on Fire Western Cape participants continue in their efforts to promote fire awareness within high risk communities to alleviate the risk and spread of unwanted veld and forest fires during the Winter fire season.

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