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Daily Maverick
Jacob Zuma and the rise and fall of the ANCthat fateful day, in December 2007, when he became the president of the ANC, un
Jacob Zuma and the rise and fall of the ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 hours ago
that fateful day, in December 2007, when he became the president of the ANC, until this week (who knows, when we will see the back of him) the Zuma presidency has had very few highlights. Under Zuma’s leadership, which he promised at Polokwane... Read more
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Super Sport
Third time lucky for Bartlett?lot more clinical." Pirates ended a three games winless streak in midweek and
Third time lucky for Bartlett?
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
lot more clinical." Pirates ended a three games winless streak in midweek and will be desperate for a win - victory could see the club climb into the top eight, as high as sixth. Tinkler though is mindful of the fact that his troops will need... Read more
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iol.co.za
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virginsgrounds of young women availing themselves to be checked whether they are still
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virgins
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
grounds of young women availing themselves to be checked whether they are still virgins, I refuse to club in with those who see the local authority as backward and complete idiots. For one thing, nothing is ever achieved in a debate where the other... Read more
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iol.co.za
Graham set to absorb engine-room heatGraham’s leadership is going to be crucial if the Capetonians are to emerge wit
Graham set to absorb engine-room heat
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Graham’s leadership is going to be crucial if the Capetonians are to emerge with something positive. Tonight, they are in Soweto to take on Orlando Pirates (7.30pm) and, on Sunday, they face SuperSport United in Pretoria (3.30pm). “When I first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Colour Us Xenophobic - Are Foreigners Now Safer in Soweto?are still felt, both foreigners and South Africans are negotiating a safer, mor
Colour Us Xenophobic - Are Foreigners Now Safer in Soweto?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
are still felt, both foreigners and South Africans are negotiating a safer, more secure community. MBALI ZWANE visited Soweto to see what's changed. Dusty shelves stand empty in a cavernous room on Marsh Street in Meadowlands. The dingy room... Read more
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iol.co.za
When best friends become enemieswith his team’s recent inconsistency. And that, in a nutshell, is the problem
When best friends become enemies
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
with his team’s recent inconsistency. And that, in a nutshell, is the problem for the two friends and coaches. Both have seen their sides slide over the last few months. Pirates had a sensational run in the CAF Confederations Cup, where they were... Read more
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iol.co.za
Joburg textbook scandalsealed and uncollected in a classroom at Funda-UJabule Primary School, situated
Joburg textbook scandal
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
sealed and uncollected in a classroom at Funda-UJabule Primary School, situated within the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto campus. Among the uncollected textbooks are the maths, technology and science books for grades 7, 8 and 9. The books... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ayanda’s got TV all sewn uplike Eugenie Drakes (CEO and founder of Piece), Lucille Booysen (fashion show p
Ayanda’s got TV all sewn up
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
like Eugenie Drakes (CEO and founder of Piece), Lucille Booysen (fashion show producer), Stephen Manzini (founder and MD of Soweto Fashion Week), Felipe Mazibuko (stylist to the fashion rebels). I see a different you and so many more relevant... Read more
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football411
Tinkler: We move onErasmus to Ligue 1 side AS Rennes is a major blow, but insists the club needs t
Tinkler: We move on
football411 / Posted 6 days ago
Erasmus to Ligue 1 side AS Rennes is a major blow, but insists the club needs to move on.After this weekends draw in the Soweto Derby the Buccaneers head coach wished the Bafana Bafana striker well on his move to the French side and feels it's an... Read more
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iol.co.za
Soweto Derby ‘El Farcico’things and then the consistent let-down of millions. When Kaizer Chiefs and Or
Soweto Derby ‘El Farcico’
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
things and then the consistent let-down of millions. When Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates lock horns these days, there seems to be greater interest in who is occupying the expensive seats, quaffing on Moet and nibbling on wings. Like many of... Read more
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iol.co.za
In the market for big memoriesbecome alienated very fast. The instinct to achieve the bottom line by any mea
In the market for big memories
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
become alienated very fast. The instinct to achieve the bottom line by any means is powerful with the board of directors. Soweto Theatre and the freshly extinct Windybrow are instructive about the psychological abuses and the demand for the... Read more
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Super Sport
Spoils shared in Soweto derby The Soweto derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on
Spoils shared in Soweto derby
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
The Soweto derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon ended in a 1-1 draw, with Willard Katsande’s opening goal cancelled out by an equaliser from Thamsanqa Gabuza. The result... Read more
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iol.co.za
Swallows in NFD free-fallAs we look forward to today’s Kaizer Chiefs-Orlando Pirates match, the original
Swallows in NFD free-fall
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
As we look forward to today’s Kaizer Chiefs-Orlando Pirates match, the original Soweto Derby participants, Moroka Swallows, stand on the brink of extinction. Founded in 1947 and one of the oldest professional football clubs in South Africa, Swallows... Read more
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iol.co.za
Soweto derby - the captainsthat the Amakhosi captain has been trying. He will be the man to watch this af
Soweto derby - the captains
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
that the Amakhosi captain has been trying. He will be the man to watch this afternoon as he takes the field for his 26th Soweto Derby against bitter rivals Orlando Pirates at FNB Stadium. “Shabba” has literally led from the front since being... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pirates will miss Erasmusfeel the effect of the departure of Kermit Erasmus this afternoon because coach
Pirates will miss Erasmus
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
feel the effect of the departure of Kermit Erasmus this afternoon because coach Eric Tinkler had already planned for the Soweto Derby without him but they will definitely feel it going forward. The pint-sized forward, much to the surprise of... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Komphela Wary of Matlaba ThreatAhead of the much eagerly anticipated Soweto derby this weekend, Kaizer Chiefs
Komphela Wary of Matlaba Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Ahead of the much eagerly anticipated Soweto derby this weekend, Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela admits that he feels intimidated by the prospects of facing Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba due to his strength both in attack and... Read more
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9d
AllAfrica.com
Unlikely Duo Join Dusi Title Chaseat his home in Morningside!" described Ntondini. "There are a lot more paddler
Unlikely Duo Join Dusi Title Chase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
at his home in Morningside!" described Ntondini. "There are a lot more paddlers in KZN and Durban which means I can now see where I am compared to the others almost every week." "I have learned so much from Len and have improved my skills a lot... Read more
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Super Sport
Big Match Feature: Pirates v Chiefsguide (last five league matches) Pirates: LDWDL Match Background Orlando Pi
Big Match Feature: Pirates v Chiefs
Super Sport / Posted 9 days ago
guide (last five league matches) Pirates: LDWDL Match Background Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs head into Saturday's Soweto Derby on the back of morale depleting defeats in the Absa Premiership and will enter the FNB Stadium in desperate need... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Soweto giants aim to stand tall againresults and the backlash from the fans doesn’t mean the team should be cautious
Soweto giants aim to stand tall again
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
results and the backlash from the fans doesn’t mean the team should be cautious in their approach to games, including the Soweto Derby tomorrow. Komphela’s boys come up against their arch-rivals Orlando Pirates at FNB Stadium and the 48-year-old... Read more
10d
The Times & The Sunday Times
When Giants Clash: Remembering the beautiful gameThis could explain the disaffection among many followers of the two Soweto gian
When Giants Clash: Remembering the beautiful game
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
This could explain the disaffection among many followers of the two Soweto giants, who transcend townships, cities and provinces. It wasn't always like this. I remember the Saturday evenings when Chiefs fans would taunt their Pirates counterparts... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Maimane can't defeat racismwhich received extensive media coverage. I don't want to impugn his motives; I
Why Maimane can't defeat racism
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
which received extensive media coverage. I don't want to impugn his motives; I propose to address the issues he raised to see if his party’s views or his views on racism are realistic and honest. He began his speech thus: “I stand before you as a... Read more
10d
football411
Tinkler: Soweto derby a clean slate Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler believes their fortunes will turn around f
Tinkler: Soweto derby a clean slate
football411 / Posted 10 days ago
Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler believes their fortunes will turn around following the heart-to-heart between players and the technical team after the 1-0 loss to Jomo Cosmos.The Buccaneers have been in... Read more
10d
iol.co.za
Soweto bosses plead for understandingJohannesburg - Disgruntled Orlando Pirates fans hoping to see the back of Eric
Soweto bosses plead for understanding
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Johannesburg - Disgruntled Orlando Pirates fans hoping to see the back of Eric Tinkler will be disappointed to hear the under-fire coach enjoys the backing of his chairman. Ditto for Kaizer Chiefs supporters, who feel Steve Komphela is out of his... Read more
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10d
Super Sport
Banyana sweat it out for Rio 2016Banyana’s preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are in full swing at the
Banyana sweat it out for Rio 2016
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Banyana’s preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are in full swing at the Nike Football Training Centre in Pimville, Soweto. The South African Women’s Senior National team is holding regular training camps to ensure the players are ready... Read more
11d
BVI Beacon
South African group to help HLSCC mark 25from South Africa. HLSCC President Dr. Karl Dawson said he hopes the turnout a
South African group to help HLSCC mark 25
BVI Beacon / Posted 11 days ago
from South Africa. HLSCC President Dr. Karl Dawson said he hopes the turnout at the two shows will be as successful as the Soweto Gospel Choir’s performance during the college’s 20th anniversary celebrations in 2010. “That was one of the most... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sarr travelled far to put in the workMarley look-alike had So Much Things To Say on Tuesday at Rand Stadium as he st
Sarr travelled far to put in the work
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Marley look-alike had So Much Things To Say on Tuesday at Rand Stadium as he stood up for his teammates ahead of Saturday’s Soweto derby against arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs. The Sea Robbers go into this match in troubled waters, sitting at the bottom... Read more
11d
football411
Gumede: We are all responsibleall of us. "We try as much as possible that we share it and take responsibilit
Gumede: We are all responsible
football411 / Posted 11 days ago
all of us. "We try as much as possible that we share it and take responsibility and then we try to motivate each other and see where we can do things differently and how we can turn things around." The 11th-placed Pirates face arch-rivals Kaizer... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'We will give title deeds overnight' DA's MashabaRaborife, News24 Johannesburg Mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba talking to Edwa
'We will give title deeds overnight' DA's Mashaba
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Raborife, News24 Johannesburg Mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba talking to Edward Zweni inside his butchery in Dobsonville, Soweto. (Mpho Raborife, News24) Johannesburg - Under the DA's administration, residents and small business owners in Soweto... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA will deliver deeds overnight in Soweto: Mashaba"What I am saying to the people of Soweto is that overnight we will ensure that
DA will deliver deeds overnight in Soweto: Mashaba
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
"What I am saying to the people of Soweto is that overnight we will ensure that people actually get title deeds to these properties because these properties belong to them," Mashaba said during a visit to a business complex in Dobsonville,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A World of Difference Between Private and Public Healthcare in South Africainequality is that, often, private healthcare is reserved for those who can aff
A World of Difference Between Private and Public Healthcare in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
inequality is that, often, private healthcare is reserved for those who can afford it while public healthcare sees to the rest. Two Joburg women from different economic backgrounds talk to AAISHA DADI PATEL about their experiences of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
All our problems have a common thread: Government failure to make good on the promise of a non-racial economyto overwhelm us. We in South Africa are not alone in this battle to end raciali
All our problems have a common thread: Government failure to make good on the promise of a non-racial economy
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
to overwhelm us. We in South Africa are not alone in this battle to end racialism, as today when we read the world news we see conflicts and protests that are achingly similar to our own. However, we are unique in our challenge to defeat the deep... Read more
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iol.co.za
Colonial types gave us a bum steerBare bottom protests are not exclusive to South Africa, and we probably have no
Colonial types gave us a bum steer
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Bare bottom protests are not exclusive to South Africa, and we probably have not seen the back of them, writes Andrew Donaldson. The ANC Women’s League has fingered the usual suspects behind the bare-bummed protest, if we may put it that way, at the... Read more
14d
football411
Katsande: Don't rule us out Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has warned any detractors that the
Katsande: Don't rule us out
football411 / Posted 14 days ago
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande has warned any detractors that the Soweto giants cannot be discounted from this season's Premiership title race.AmaKhosi are in the Mother City on Sunday to face Platinum Stars in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soweto Businessman Helps Needy Pupilsone afternoon, he found it inappropriate and reprimanded the girl. When the pu
Soweto Businessman Helps Needy Pupils
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
one afternoon, he found it inappropriate and reprimanded the girl. When the pupil at Madibane High School in Diepkloof, Soweto, explained why, he was not prepared for the answer he got. She said she and her family had gone to bed hungry and... Read more
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17d
Daily Maverick
By-elections Report: 20 January 20fill the opposition benches. The ANC will defend a relatively safe seat in Abaq
By-elections Report: 20 January 20
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
fill the opposition benches. The ANC will defend a relatively safe seat in Abaqulusi in February. It will be interesting to see what their margin of victory will be, and whether the IFP can beat the NFP to second place. Ward 5 Camdeboo... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Soweto businessman helps needy pupilsMpho Raborife, News24 Soweto businessman David Matojane. (News24) Johannesbur
Soweto businessman helps needy pupils
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Soweto businessman David Matojane. (News24) Johannesburg - When a pupil asked David Matojane for R20 after class one afternoon, he found it inappropriate and reprimanded the girl. When the pupil at Madibane High School in... Read more
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18d
Mail & Guardian
Real estate nails race to the mastfrom sales, estate agents who are just starting out may have to wait anywhere b
Real estate nails race to the mast
Mail & Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
from sales, estate agents who are just starting out may have to wait anywhere between three and six months before they see any income, Chaplog said. Agents interviewed believe this may be one of the reasons why the industry is dominated by... Read more
18d
AllAfrica.com
The Journalist Opens Its 2016 Chaptersome of our most popular stories, including the #FeesMustFall student protests
The Journalist Opens Its 2016 Chapter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
some of our most popular stories, including the #FeesMustFall student protests that made history; the ongoing struggle that seeks to put an end to outsourcing, and a focus on South African heroes of the past like AWG Champion who stood up for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mpuuga Headed for Showdown With NRM's Ssentongo in Masaka Municipalityby his assertions, Mpuuga sounds more confident that he will retain the seat, t
Mpuuga Headed for Showdown With NRM's Ssentongo in Masaka Municipality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
by his assertions, Mpuuga sounds more confident that he will retain the seat, though by assumption the NRM candidate also seems to be politically strong in the area, and his entrance in the race has generated political tension higher than what was... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Traffic’ parties are jam-packedthe series starts in Pretoria on January 30 before it heads to Durban on Februa
‘Traffic’ parties are jam-packed
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
the series starts in Pretoria on January 30 before it heads to Durban on February 5, Cape Town on February 6 and finally Soweto on February 12. In Pretoria, Cape Town and Soweto, revellers will be treated to Black Motion, Riky Rick and Groove... Read more
18d
iol.co.za
Chiefs ready to wow Cape Town crowdCape Town - WIith another Soweto Derby looming at the end of the month, Kaizer
Chiefs ready to wow Cape Town crowd
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Cape Town - WIith another Soweto Derby looming at the end of the month, Kaizer Chiefs are set to wow their Cape Town fans when they meet Platinum Stars in a PSL game at the weekend. This will be Chiefs’ second in a series of three league “home”... Read more
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iol.co.za
#MmusiOnRace: the full speechThis speech was delivered by Mmusi Maimane at the Apartheid Museum in Joburg on
#MmusiOnRace: the full speech
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
This speech was delivered by Mmusi Maimane at the Apartheid Museum in Joburg on Tuesday. I stand before you as a child of Soweto, a proudly Black South African, a son of the African soil. I stand proud to live in a country that is no longer the... Read more
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19d
iol.co.za
Vegetable vendors feel the pinchfresh produce doesn’t drop in the next three months, Patrick Nkosi will have to
Vegetable vendors feel the pinch
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
fresh produce doesn’t drop in the next three months, Patrick Nkosi will have to close his vegetable vendor business. The Soweto man has been selling vegetables on the pavement in Freedom Park, Soweto, for the past five years and has never... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
If you are a racist, don't vote DA - Mmusi Maimane's full speech on raceLadies and gentlemen Fellow South Africans Bagaetsho Dumelang I stand befor
If you are a racist, don't vote DA - Mmusi Maimane's full speech on race
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Ladies and gentlemen Fellow South Africans Bagaetsho Dumelang I stand before you as a child of Soweto, a proudly Black South African, a son of the African soil. I stand proud to live in a country that is no longer the skunk of the world, proud... Read more
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20d
Daily Maverick
Theodor Adorno vs Herbert Marcuse on student protests, violence and democracyor the United States of America. And yet, since the current wave of students pr
Theodor Adorno vs Herbert Marcuse on student protests, violence and democracy
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
or the United States of America. And yet, since the current wave of students protests began – the most significant since Soweto ‘76 – I have returned countless times to the debate that opposed Theodor Adorno to Herbert Marcuse in 1969, as the... Read more
20d
iol.co.za
Higher food prices ‘on the horizon’especially of livestock, grasses - what they need to eat, and cereal production
Higher food prices ‘on the horizon’
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
especially of livestock, grasses - what they need to eat, and cereal production, will have a major impact, so we will see food prices increasing,” said Scholes. She suspected cereal prices would continue to be at an all-time high between next... Read more
20d
Super Sport
Baroka top, Swallows go bottomof the 2015/16 National First Division campaign saw Baroka FC’s lead at the top
Baroka top, Swallows go bottom
Super Sport / Posted 20 days ago
of the 2015/16 National First Division campaign saw Baroka FC’s lead at the top of the table slashed to two points, while Soweto giants Moroka Swallows slipped to the bottom of the log following a humbling defeat in Cape Town. The weekend’s... Read more
22d
News 24 South Africa
Do away with policies based on race MashabaPW Botha and people before him made it impossible for people like us to run bus
Do away with policies based on race Mashaba
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
PW Botha and people before him made it impossible for people like us to run businesses but I can assure you in my village, Soweto and Alexandra, with my families, people had thriving businesses [that were] against the laws." Going into those same... Read more
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22d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Do away with race-based policies, says DA's Joburg mayoral candidate Herman MashabaPW Botha and people before him made it impossible for people like us to run bus
Do away with race-based policies, says DA's Joburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
PW Botha and people before him made it impossible for people like us to run businesses but I can assure you in my village, Soweto and Alexandra, with my families, people had thriving businesses [that were] against the laws." Going into those same... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Mhlongo Receives Bacela's Praiseway Mhlongo has grown between the sticks as he was still learning from the late
Mhlongo Receives Bacela's Praise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
way Mhlongo has grown between the sticks as he was still learning from the late Senzo Meyiwa when he (Bacela) joined the Soweto giants in 2013. "For me personally it's great to see how he has grown," said Bacela. "When I joined Pirates in 2013... Read more
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