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Restrictions on water a serious concern!

Restrictions on water a serious concern!

While Rand Water said there were restrictions, advising people not to water their gardens and wash cars between 6am and 6pm, the City of Joburg and Ekurhuleni denied having restrictions in place. On Tuesday, Rand Water said on the government news agency website that restrictions had been imposed. But this morning Rand Water refused to […]

Ben Okri and the gratuitous quest to stir!

Ben Okri and the gratuitous quest to stir!

Ben Okri is a prolific writer. He is in fact considered one of the best post-modern and post colonial authors. Many of us will remember how he became internationally renowned after his first novel called “Flower and Shadows” came out in 1980. I pen this piece having paused from reading his celebrated “The Famished Road” […]

The hopeless can cook as well, thanks to Jenny and Reza!

The hopeless can cook as well, thanks to Jenny and Reza!

From the cooking basics, to the intricacies of Mediterranean and Asian recipes. Yes, we’re talking Jenny and Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy, that has been confirmed to air on November 16 at 5pm on Food Network, DStv channel 175. Talking of ‘hopeless’ off we went to the media launch next to Honeydew, where aprons, stoves and […]

Its back to classes at Wits!

Its back to classes at Wits!

Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib said the two bodies reached a resolution on a series of proposals put forward. “We have agreed to postpone the examinations and a new examination timetable will be shared with students before the end of the week,” he said. Among the agreements was the matter of outsourcing of workers. Habib said the […]

Lolo’s death robs Ajax CT!

Lolo’s death robs Ajax CT!

His death was confirmed by his club‚ which tweeted: “It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of our brave warrior Cecil Lolo. May his soul rest in peace.” Details of the accident remain sketchy‚ but it is understood the 27-year-old football star’s car collided with another vehicle on Spine Road near the […]

The Glenlivet goes big at this years’ whisky fest!

The Glenlivet goes big at this years’ whisky fest!

Venue: Sandton Convention Center (traditional host) Yes, EcoMobility will be long gone so come prepared to indulge, immerse and taste what the likes of award winning and celebrated The Glenlevit Single Malt will be offering. The three-day fest begins from November 11 to 13 2015. As previously indicated in my first stanza ‘out of this […]

Red berets, overalls hit the streets!

Red berets, overalls hit the streets!

It will begin from Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, to Chamber of Mines to fight against the retrenchment of miners. From thereon, they will proceed to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in protest against labour brokers and end up at Reserve Bank. Said Malema:” Labour brokers take the little salary you make and keep you poorer. You’re […]

Pres Zuma to meet student representatives and varsity heads!!

Pres Zuma to meet student representatives and varsity heads!!

Previous negotiations have led to the government agreeing to reduce the rise in fees from more than 10 percent to six percent, but that has failed to satisfy protesters. The [protesters] are hoping that the second meeting this week could result in no increase at all in the fees. Critics say the increases would further […]

Cassper Nyovest is the new face of MTN!

Cassper Nyovest is the new face of MTN!

Born Refiloe Maele Phoolo, as part of the deal, the critically acclaimed artist and music producer will become the face of MTN in a deal that represents a major branding coup in the marketing industry. Says Larry Annetts, Sales and Marketing Executive, MTN South Africa, the popular Nyovest appeals to the majority of MTN’s customers […]