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Sowetans get ready for serious skateboarding on June 16!

Sowetans get ready for serious skateboarding on June 16!

As part of June Month (Youth Commemorations countywide) on June 16, the Skateboarding for Hope tour presented by Vans takes place at Phefeni Secondary School in Vilakazi Street. The event will feature skateboarding clinics, board hand-outs, skateboarding contests and Youth Day discussions. Registration starts from 09h00 while qualifying rounds start at 11h00 for the Top […]

Does Ludeke’s departure paves way for Matfield?

Does Ludeke’s departure paves way for Matfield?

The ooh and aahs reverberated at the announcement of stepping down of Bulls coach Frans Ludeke. The firing of Frans Ludeke as Bulls coach has paved the way for Springbok lock Victor Matfield to ascend to one of the most sought-after coaching jobs in world rugby. Ludeke announced on Saturday after the Bulls lost 42-29 […]

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is still in SA.

Al-Bashir, who is in South Africa attending an African Union summit, stands accused in an International Criminal Court arrest warrant of war crimes and crimes against humanity over atrocities committed in the Darfur conflict. “President al-Bashir is still in Johannesburg but we are leaving South Africa today,” Mohamed Hatem told Reuters. Judge Hans Fabricius on […]

The Jolie factor brings Jozi to a halt!

The Jolie factor brings Jozi to a halt!

Angelina Jolie will be speaking on a panel at the Sandton Convention Centre on violence against women in conflict. She has been invited by AU Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The actress, who is a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, says there’s a global epidemic of violence against women which can […]

Increase for SACTWU members on the card!

The deal was announced by the Cosatu-affiliated Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers’ Union (SACTWU) after a meeting of the clothing industry bargaining council in Cape Town. The increases will come into effect on 1 September 2015‚ which is the normal due date for annual wage increases in the industry. SACTWU said its members in […]

The fifth MAMA’s promises fire and exuberance!

The fifth MAMA’s promises fire and exuberance!

Celebrating the extraordinary evolution of African achievement, this year’s MAMA recognises contemporary artists and trailblazers in a range of music and lifestyle categories including Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Best Collaboration and Personality of the Year. A total of 70 nominees were revealed at the event, across 13 different categories. Nominees for […]

Airlink a drive to increase tourist numbers in the Platinum Province!

Airlink a drive to increase tourist numbers in the Platinum Province!

But all that is forgiven, following robust negotiations that took place amongst ‘tripartite alliance’ i.e. North West Provincial Government, SA Express and Sun City to revisit the idea of an airlink. Fast-forward to April 2015, when the first commercial flight took to the skies between Cape Town, Johannesburg, Sun City and soon Mahikeng Airport -to […]

SA bound: Megane Turbo Sport Range!

SA bound: Megane Turbo Sport Range!

Following in the footsteps of the Mégane R.S. 265 LUX 2.0 Turbo which motored into Mzansi in February, it succeeds the Mégane R.S. 265 Trophy which debuted in SA in May 2012 and takes up the mantle of flagship of the Mégane Renault Sport range. A powerful, sporty yet sophisticatedly-styled addition to the highly acclaimed […]