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Eye Witness News
Soweto Street Culture Festival: A stage for new artists, entrepreneursJOHANNESBURG – A group of young entrepreneurs from Soweto are changing the way
Soweto Street Culture Festival: A stage for new artists, entrepreneurs
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG – A group of young entrepreneurs from Soweto are changing the way South Africans consume local music and products by providing a platform for emerging artists and creatives to showcase their work. Hosted for the very first time at the... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF doesn’t want ANC opportunists: Malemamembers” of the African National Congress (ANC) who have failed to make it into
EFF doesn’t want ANC opportunists: Malema
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
members” of the African National Congress (ANC) who have failed to make it into their party’s nomination lists were seeking to join the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), party leader Julius Malema said on Monday. “They failed to be nominated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Aims to Increase Social Support for Childrenthe year that South Africa commemorates the 40th anniversary of the 16 June 197
Government Aims to Increase Social Support for Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
the year that South Africa commemorates the 40th anniversary of the 16 June 1976 uprisings. On 16 June 1976 students from Soweto took to the streets in response to the introduction of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools. On that day... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schoolsI want to work with you’ and that made me extremely happy.” Maponya said worki
Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
I want to work with you’ and that made me extremely happy.” Maponya said working with Mandela gave him the opportunity to see the world, which he otherwise may not have. “I miss him a lot,” he said. BeneficiariesOther beneficiaries present... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schoolsI want to work with you' and that made me extremely happy." Maponya said worki
Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
I want to work with you' and that made me extremely happy." Maponya said working with Mandela gave him the opportunity to see the world, which he otherwise may not have. "I miss him a lot," he said. Other beneficiaries present included three... Read more
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iol.co.za
Madiba: thy will is donethe media at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices in Johannesburg. “Mandela w
Madiba: thy will is done
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
the media at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices in Johannesburg. “Mandela was a public figure, it is not usual to see distribution of an estate done publicly… but Nelson Mandela was Nelson Mandela. We are here to tell the nation that we... Read more
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iol.co.za
Entrepreneurs shine at #SFWAW17By MPILETSO MOTUMI Johannesburg - Wouldn’t it be a dream come true to see ever
Entrepreneurs shine at #SFWAW17
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
By MPILETSO MOTUMI Johannesburg - Wouldn’t it be a dream come true to see every single South African youth become self sufficient? For Carla Thomas, Itumeleng Radebe and Lebo Ramalobela, this dream is starting to realise. The three ladies were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA to Mark 40th Anniversary of June 16Month, paying tribute to the school pupils and ordinary citizens who lost their
SA to Mark 40th Anniversary of June 16
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Month, paying tribute to the school pupils and ordinary citizens who lost their lives during the 16 June 1976 uprisings, in Soweto. This year will mark the 40th anniversary of that fateful day, which profoundly changed the socio-political landscape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 2016Police Cooperation, and Cooperation in Arts, Culture and Heritage. The establis
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Police Cooperation, and Cooperation in Arts, Culture and Heritage. The establishment of a Joint Investment Committee to oversee the implementation of agreements in addition to the structured Bilateral Consultations enhances and elevates bilateral... Read more
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iol.co.za
The funny thing about newbies is ....given a platform to perform in front of a paying audience as well as alongside
The funny thing about newbies is ....
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
given a platform to perform in front of a paying audience as well as alongside the previous winners of this category: Yaaseen Barnes (2015), Loyiso Madinga (2014), Schalk Bezuidenhout (2013), Dillan Oliphant (2012), and Deep Fried Man (2011). We... Read more
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iol.co.za
All that swag at SFWBy MPILETSO MOTUMI Johannesburg - Soweto Fashion Week (SFW) is celebrating its
All that swag at SFW
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
By MPILETSO MOTUMI Johannesburg - Soweto Fashion Week (SFW) is celebrating its 6th birthday this year. Though still a baby, it has grown steadily and is becoming one of the highlights of the fashion season. On Wednesday night they launched the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?“If everyone comes into the city by car, then nobody can move,” says Ntuli. “We
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
“If everyone comes into the city by car, then nobody can move,” says Ntuli. “We need a solution.” At present, though, it seems the Diepsloot cyclists are not the norm: Johannesburg’s cycle modal share – the percentage of journeys taken by bike –... Read more
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Super Sport
What the Dickens just happened?them has really come close to matching New Zealand’s mastery of attacking rugby
What the Dickens just happened?
Super Sport / Posted 6 days ago
them has really come close to matching New Zealand’s mastery of attacking rugby - to be expected - but only one of the two seems to still be learning and building. When reflecting on the two Aussie losses, you could sense the yearn to learn: “At a... Read more
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Super Sport
Super Diski quotes of the seasonin the field and let the man in the middle be the mediator." – Agitated Kaizer
Super Diski quotes of the season
Super Sport / Posted 7 days ago
in the field and let the man in the middle be the mediator." – Agitated Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela appeals for the Soweto derby to be handled by foreign referees after referee Philip Tiyani spoilt the 1-1 draw at the end of January. "What... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EL-born actor makes TV debut on ‘The Alliance’twist. The story follows the life of popular crime kingpin Bra Jay, also known
EL-born actor makes TV debut on ‘The Alliance’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
twist. The story follows the life of popular crime kingpin Bra Jay, also known as the Reserve Bank Governor of Soweto, who has a thirst for power and rules those around him with an iron fist. “I play Mxolisi, who is employed by one of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chippa end season on a highPremier Soccer League on a high note at the weekend. Chippa closed their campa
Chippa end season on a high
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
Premier Soccer League on a high note at the weekend. Chippa closed their campaign with a fantastic 2-0 victory over Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs in their final league fixture at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. Chippa United head coach Dan... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Gauteng cleans up acid mine watersupply until 2050. Children continue to play next to sources of pollution. For
Gauteng cleans up acid mine water
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
supply until 2050. Children continue to play next to sources of pollution. For young boys in Noordgesig, adjacent to the Soweto Highway south of Johannesburg, those sources are the towering mine dumps that act as their playgrounds. Recent rains... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Relegation dogfight headlines PSL finalehave to spoil the ‘Brazilians’ party – but one they will up for if they wish to
Relegation dogfight headlines PSL finale
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
have to spoil the ‘Brazilians’ party – but one they will up for if they wish to take part in the Confed showpiece. Chiefs’ Soweto rivals, Orlando Pirates are involved in the top eight tussle with Golden Arrows – both teams are tied on 40 points and... Read more
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Super Sport
Chiefs host Chippa aim for third spotaim for third spot Chippa United will look to upset the Kaizer Chiefs ‘apple-c
Chiefs host Chippa aim for third spot
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
aim for third spot Chippa United will look to upset the Kaizer Chiefs ‘apple-cart’ when they travel to the FNB Stadium in Soweto for their last Absa Premiership match of the season on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off is at 3:00pm. The Amakhosi will... Read more
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football411
Kaizer Chiefs v Chippa Unitedas head coach. The Port Elizabeth club are currently sixth in the standings an
Kaizer Chiefs v Chippa United
football411 / Posted 10 days ago
as head coach. The Port Elizabeth club are currently sixth in the standings and guaranteed a top-eight finish, which will see them playing in the MTN8 for the first time. The reverse fixtures between the two teams ended in a 0-0 draw, the first... Read more
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iol.co.za
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwanithat these regrettable events may be linked to the toxic politics of patronage
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwani
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
that these regrettable events may be linked to the toxic politics of patronage and local looting of the public purse. It seems that Vuwani’s move to a new municipality may have a devastating impact on some tenderpreneurs. But there is another... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba - Northern Cape Sport, Arts and Culture Budget Vote 2016recreation facilities through a cost of R20 million and will be appointing care
MEC Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba - Northern Cape Sport, Arts and Culture Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
recreation facilities through a cost of R20 million and will be appointing caretakers in each of those facilities to oversee programme implementation as well as facility amangement. We improved in the National School Sport Athletics... Read more
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iol.co.za
Be free, with MaTownship Counsellor is the name of Ma-E’s debut and a nickname he was given by
Be free, with Ma
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Township Counsellor is the name of Ma-E’s debut and a nickname he was given by the streets beyond where he was raised, Soweto. “When we started with Teargas, people always perceived me as the hood-est guy in the group,” he tells me. “I’m very... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'We Buried My Brother After 27 Years'expressed her grief to Mbali Zwane. We searched for him everywhere. We walked
'We Buried My Brother After 27 Years'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
expressed her grief to Mbali Zwane. We searched for him everywhere. We walked through graves at Avalon cemetery in Soweto and headed in any direction that a tipoff pointed. Twenty-five years later the police found him, buried as pauper with... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Six health officials fired for theft, fraudHospital who have been dismissed for stealing medicine valued at R36,000 last y
Six health officials fired for theft, fraud
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
Hospital who have been dismissed for stealing medicine valued at R36,000 last year. At the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto, three officials were sacked for giving a grieving family the wrong body. Provincial health MEC Qedani Mahlangu said,... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Welcome2Jozi for business and pleasureadd to its appeal as a destination. The development of the tourism scene in Jo
#Welcome2Jozi for business and pleasure
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
add to its appeal as a destination. The development of the tourism scene in Johannesburg over the past twenty years has seen a dramatic increase in the number of precincts, museums and attractions to highlight the city’s fascinating story,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There's a Mixed Reaction to the Launch of the Black First Land First MovementAndile Mnxgitama launched his Black First Land First movement on May 14 in Orla
There's a Mixed Reaction to the Launch of the Black First Land First Movement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Andile Mnxgitama launched his Black First Land First movement on May 14 in Orlando West, Soweto. Although Mngxitama placed great emphasis that the movement was not a political party, the model is that of a political party. MBALI PHALA asked attendees... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
It's déjà vu for Bucs, SuperSport in cup finala wonder goal to send Pirates tumbling out at the last-16 stage in what was Sup
It's déjà vu for Bucs, SuperSport in cup final
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
a wonder goal to send Pirates tumbling out at the last-16 stage in what was SuperSport's first outright victory over the Soweto giants in the Nedbank Cup. They had a 6-5 penalty victory in 1999 after the teams were goalless. The Buccaneers won... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Welcoming the Media Imagination in Nigerian Foreign PolicyNigeria and its people also hosted some of the exiled freedom fighters from Sou
Welcoming the Media Imagination in Nigerian Foreign Policy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Nigeria and its people also hosted some of the exiled freedom fighters from South Africa, with numbers increasing after the Soweto Student Uprising in 1976." It appears, however, that beyond these formal platforms and speeches eulogizing Nigeria,... Read more
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football411
Swanky Boys see off plucky Baroka However, the match sprang to life after the break as Bradley Grobler fired th
Swanky Boys see off plucky Baroka
football411 / Posted 15 days ago
However, the match sprang to life after the break as Bradley Grobler fired the hosts in front after just two minutes of play, before Thuso Phala added his name to the scoresheet with a smart finish from inside the... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Dear Mr President...do the maths'campaign advertisements in the past to draw donations for two of the schools it
'Dear Mr President...do the maths'
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
campaign advertisements in the past to draw donations for two of the schools it supports - Forte High School in Dobsonville Soweto and Itirele-Zenzele Comprehensive School in Diepsloot. They have assisted both schools in the steady improvement of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Dear Mr President...do the maths'campaign advertisements in the past to draw donations for two of the schools it
'Dear Mr President...do the maths'
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 days ago
campaign advertisements in the past to draw donations for two of the schools it supports - Forte High School in Dobsonville Soweto and Itirele-Zenzele Comprehensive School in Diepsloot. They have assisted both schools in the steady improvement of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jabulani residents thrown out into streetsJohannesburg - Residents of the Jabulani Views housing complex in Jabulani, Sow
Jabulani residents thrown out into streets
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Johannesburg - Residents of the Jabulani Views housing complex in Jabulani, Soweto, were evicted on Wednesday afternoon for failing to pay their rent. Their belongings were left in the nearby veld. The block of flats is owned by the Madulammoho... Read more
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iol.co.za
Army won’t turn against Zuma: Defence Ministerto thank members both in uniform and civilian who have remained true to these v
Army won’t turn against Zuma: Defence Minister
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
to thank members both in uniform and civilian who have remained true to these values.” During the EFF manifesto launch in Soweto last month, Malema said: “I am whispering to you, Zuma, wherever you are, those soldiers are going to turn their guns... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Mngxitama: ‘Slave mentality’ EFF doesn’t believe ‘blacks can actually farm and feed the nation’system. If BLF decides to participate in elections‚ it would not lose its chara
Mngxitama: ‘Slave mentality’ EFF doesn’t believe ‘blacks can actually farm and feed the nation’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
system. If BLF decides to participate in elections‚ it would not lose its character as revolutionary movement that seeks to end politics‚” explained Mngxitama. “The guiding approach is summed up as ‘anti politics-political engagement’.... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chippa promise fresh approachsays his team needs a fresh approach and will not be banking on previous victor
Chippa promise fresh approach
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
says his team needs a fresh approach and will not be banking on previous victories over Orlando Pirates when they play the Soweto giants at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium tonight (kick-off 7.30pm). In the five league games that Chippa and Pirates have... Read more
19d
Mail & Guardian
Horseman: The stuff of legendsfather painted a scary scenario, telling him that he could have gone to jail fo
Horseman: The stuff of legends
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
father painted a scary scenario, telling him that he could have gone to jail for what he had done. “As a child, I couldn’t see what was wrong. I thought the elders were the ones that had the problem. I blamed that child’s father and mine for... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mngxitama: ‘Slave mentality’ EFF doesn’t believe ‘blacks can actually farm and feed the nation’system. If BLF decides to participate in elections‚ it would not lose its chara
Mngxitama: ‘Slave mentality’ EFF doesn’t believe ‘blacks can actually farm and feed the nation’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
system. If BLF decides to participate in elections‚ it would not lose its character as revolutionary movement that seeks to end politics‚" explained Mngxitama. "The guiding approach is summed up as ‘anti politics-political engagement’.... Read more
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Super Sport
Top eight battle for Bucs, Chippaweeks ago. Coach Eric Tinkler has expressed concerns about their recent form o
Top eight battle for Bucs, Chippa
Super Sport / Posted 19 days ago
weeks ago. Coach Eric Tinkler has expressed concerns about their recent form or what he called a dip in their form. The Soweto giants have registered a win over the newly-crowned league champions to reach the semi-finals of the Ke Yona... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Soweto woman wins R20m lotto jackpot The woman, who is a factory worker, says she’d like to go on early retirement
Soweto woman wins R20m lotto jackpot
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
The woman, who is a factory worker, says she’d like to go on early retirement & buy a house by the sea. Picture: www.sxc.hu. JOHANNESBURG – A factory worker from Soweto has won R20 million in the lotto... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lifeline for addicts on Gauteng's streetshome. But I got bored and I start smoking again. (Addiction) is very dangerous,
Lifeline for addicts on Gauteng's streets
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
home. But I got bored and I start smoking again. (Addiction) is very dangerous,” he said. Sihle Mnguni, a 29-year-old from Soweto, expressed similar reservations, although he said he was hopeful. “I cannot even resist the programme right now,” he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi - National Archives Awareness Week Launchand human rights on the Bill of Rights. This year also marks 40 years since th
Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi - National Archives Awareness Week Launch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
and human rights on the Bill of Rights. This year also marks 40 years since the landmark June 16 student uprising in Soweto. The 2016 Archives Awareness Week forms part of the 2nd annual Africa Month celebrations under the theme, "Building a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016this budget vote during the 60th anniversary of the Women's March to the Union
Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize - Telecommunications and Postal Services Dept Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
this budget vote during the 60th anniversary of the Women's March to the Union Buildings and the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprings. These are acts of courage which give us strength as we tackle deeply rooted historical problems, which have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Reimaging Johannesburg as a tourist destinationI want Johannesburg to be a tourist destination in its own right. I want to see
Reimaging Johannesburg as a tourist destination
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
I want Johannesburg to be a tourist destination in its own right. I want to see thousands of jobs created through the endless tourism potential that Johannesburg has, but has yet to realise. This is an opportunity that needs to be unlocked through a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cellphone courier robbers have struck before: experta guard was shot dead. A security expert at Courier IT, a company whose employ
Cellphone courier robbers have struck before: expert
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
a guard was shot dead. A security expert at Courier IT, a company whose employees were victims of an attack in Mofolo, Soweto, two weeks ago in which a security guard was shot three times in the chest, believes it could be the same men who... Read more
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football411
Nengomasha eyes Stars promotion10 years with Kaizer Chiefs, winning nearly every individual accolade on offer
Nengomasha eyes Stars promotion
football411 / Posted 24 days ago
10 years with Kaizer Chiefs, winning nearly every individual accolade on offer as well as a host of silverware with the Soweto giants. Having spent the last couple of seasons at Bidvest Wits and then Mpumalanga Black Aces, Nengomasha officially... Read more
24d
Super Sport
Pirates gunning for redemptionbottom of the log and will hope to cause an upset to save their Premier Soccer
Pirates gunning for redemption
Super Sport / Posted 24 days ago
bottom of the log and will hope to cause an upset to save their Premier Soccer League status. Ernst Middendorp's side have seen their defence leaking soft goals and will have to ensure they remain watertight at the back to bag the full three... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pensioner killed, guards shot in Soweto ATM bombingsJohannesburg - Security guards were shot at by a gang who had just bombed an AT
Pensioner killed, guards shot in Soweto ATM bombings
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
Johannesburg - Security guards were shot at by a gang who had just bombed an ATM in White City, Soweto, early Thursday morning. The machine placed near the popular entertainment venue, Panyaza Braai and Pub, was bombed at about 2am. Besides the... Read more
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football411
Middendorp: Its not lack of commitmentin the league - 52, too often the KZN outfit having lost focus or made careless
Middendorp: Its not lack of commitment
football411 / Posted 24 days ago
in the league - 52, too often the KZN outfit having lost focus or made careless mistakes to give away soft goals. "If you see that game with the way we lost it, we should have done much better," KickOff quoted Middendorp as saying of the 2-1... Read more
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iol.co.za
Only 1% of Post office workers on strikeas a cautionary safety measure. The closed outlets are the West Rand’s Carlton
Only 1% of Post office workers on strike
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
as a cautionary safety measure. The closed outlets are the West Rand’s Carltonville main branch, Oberholzer, Kliptown in Soweto, and Benoni in Ekurhuleni. Said Barnes: “Operations at the Witspos mail centre are also normal. Operations are normal... Read more
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