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Maths and Science Center to benefit Soweto school

Maths and Science Center to benefit Soweto school

The center, equipped with Maths, Science and Technology facilities and resources, will enable thousands of grade 8 – 12 learners from Soweto to master those subjects so they can study further within these fields and contribute in making South Africa a knowledge-based economy. “At Allianz, our corporate responsibility focus areas are on education and youth. […]

Maritzburg a nightmare for Pitso!

Maritzburg a nightmare for Pitso!

Sundowns also meet Maritzburg‚ at the same venue‚ in the Absa Premiership on Wednesday with a chance to wrap up the 2017-18 title with two matches to spare should Orlando Pirates lose or draw on the same night against Bidvest Wits at Orlando Stadium. Mosimane said he would not be too arrogant to not lower […]

Prison Warders who aided 16 escapee to face the might of the law

Prison Warders who aided 16 escapee to face the might of the law

Police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said they were arrested on Thursday afternoon and would appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. “We are still continuing with the investigation. I can’t confirm if more people are going to be arrested‚” he said. The 16 awaiting trial inmates escaped from the Johannesburg Correctional Centre – also […]

Record-breaker Semenya unstoppable at the Commonwealth Games

Record-breaker Semenya unstoppable at the Commonwealth Games

South Africa’s greatest female track athlete ever added the 800m gold to the 1500m title she won earlier in the week. She was never bothered in her two-lap race, leading from start to finish going through the bell in 58.66 seconds. Perennial challenger Margaret Wambui of Kenya finished second in 1:58.07 with Jamaican Natoya Goule […]

SSC Group granted loan from IDC to aid ailing mines in Mpumalanga

SSC Group granted loan from IDC to aid ailing mines in Mpumalanga

The approval of the loan facility is subject to a number of the normal conditions precedent and to the execution of the necessary agreements between the IDC and Vantage Goldfields (Pty) Limited (VGL). SSC Group has provided their additional equity in addition to the loan facility of the IDC. The funding is sufficient to take […]

Soweto marathon entries cut off date June 30

Soweto marathon entries cut off date June 30

“As the organisers of the People’s Race, we continuously strive to improve the whole marathon experience. This year, we opened entries earlier than ever before to make sure the race is more accessible and are pleased to announce that we are currently sitting on 7500 entries to date – which is roughly one third of […]

ANC veteran’s death Dr Zola Skweyiya a void hard to fill

ANC veteran’s death Dr Zola Skweyiya a void hard to fill

The news broke on Wednesday morning‚ as South Africans prepare to mourn another ANC struggle leader‚ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela‚ at the official memorial service in Soweto. It also comes a day after the 25th commemoration of ANC-SACP leader Chris Hani’s assissination. Skweyiya’s life was devoted to the party he joined in 1956‚ notably serving as Minister […]

UCT to name building after Chris Hani

UCT to name building after Chris Hani

The New Science Lecture Theatre is to be renamed the Chris Hani Lecture Theatre in honour of Hani’s contribution to South Africa’s democracy. Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of Hani’s assassination. The official renaming ceremony will be held on April 25, which is expected to be attended by the Hani family. Deputy Minister of Public […]

Zuma, Malema in court

Zuma, Malema in court

“I am not worried about that‚” he said outside the courthouse where Zuma will appear on Friday on corruption charges. “I joined the ANC 40 years ago under the apartheid regime. I knew I could die. I know that comradeship is all about support. A soldier does not leave another soldier on the battlefield. “I […]

Team SA register first Gold at the Commonwealth Games

Team SA register first Gold at the Commonwealth Games

The Durbanite had been in the lead group with England’s all-conquering Brownlee brothers coming off the 750m swim water and the 20km ride‚ but when he put foot early in the 5km run‚ nobody responded. “I thought the guys were maybe just taking it easy on the first lap‚ maybe use the second lap to open up‚” […]