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iol.co.za
Fake advocate bust for R1.5m fraudon Monday, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said. Hawk
Fake advocate bust for R1.5m fraud
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
on Monday, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said. Hawks spokesman Major Robert Netshiunda said the Soweto man lured clients through his Facebook account on which he posed as a qualified advocate who had graduated with an LLM... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Profuse apology over Zuma cartoon proffered by Gauteng schoolwar against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.”
Profuse apology over Zuma cartoon proffered by Gauteng school
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
war against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.” @Lesufi said that interpretation of the Soweto uprising was incorrect and tweeted: “No!They defied apartheid‚ the system not adults. I was always worried about who... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Profuse apology over Zuma cartoon proffered by Gauteng schoolwar against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.”
Profuse apology over Zuma cartoon proffered by Gauteng school
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 hours ago
war against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.” @Lesufi said that interpretation of the Soweto uprising was incorrect and tweeted: “No!They defied apartheid‚ the system not adults. I was always worried about who... Read more
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iol.co.za
Riders on the stormwill have its world premiere at the Market Theatre from June 7 and is launched
Riders on the storm
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
will have its world premiere at the Market Theatre from June 7 and is launched to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising of 1976. The play is set in the far East Rand, the home of an ageing ex-cop (Slab) and his much younger wife... Read more
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iol.co.za
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZNthe University of the Witwatersrand and a director of the Perinatal HIV Researc
HIV vaccine trial earmarked for KZN
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
the University of the Witwatersrand and a director of the Perinatal HIV Research Unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, will lead the study. The vaccine, said NIAID director, Dr Anthony Fauci, was a product of years of study and... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering – University of Johannesburgcampuses, namely the Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus; the Auckland Park Kings
Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering – University of Johannesburg
Asian Correspondent / Posted 9 hours ago
campuses, namely the Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus; the Auckland Park Kingsway Campus; the Doornfontein Campus; and the Soweto Campus. The Academy of Computer Science and Software Engineering (ACSSE) at UJ produces job-ready graduates in the... Read more
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football411
Matlaba happy with top-eight finishinjury, feels that finishing outside of the top half for he first time in 20 ye
Matlaba happy with top-eight finish
football411 / Posted 11 hours ago
injury, feels that finishing outside of the top half for he first time in 20 years would have been an embarrassment to the Soweto giants. "We didn't start the season very well. We wanted to finish third, but that didn't happen and we had an... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?but these problems were not insurmountable. Johannesburg got its first post-ap
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
but these problems were not insurmountable. Johannesburg got its first post-apartheid bike lane in the Orlando township of Soweto in 2013. The following year saw increasingly gentrified Braamfontein get in on the act, with a lane currently being... Read more
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iol.co.za
Malema probed for treasonwith his sentiment that the security services were all EFF members. Malema had
Malema probed for treason
iol.co.za / Posted 12 hours ago
with his sentiment that the security services were all EFF members. Malema had made the comment at Orlando Stadium in Soweto last month while addressing supporters. “(Eugene) Terre’Blanche (former Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging leader) was... Read more
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football411
Kutumela highlights Bafana ambitionslikely to star for the national under-23 side in the Rio Olympics next month is
Kutumela highlights Bafana ambitions
football411 / Posted 12 hours ago
likely to star for the national under-23 side in the Rio Olympics next month is hoping to bring his goalscoring form to the Soweto giants next season and hopefully earn a call-up to Bafana Bafana. "I am happy to get the goal to send Baroka to the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
MEC ire over Zapiro school project continues on Twitterwar against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.”
MEC ire over Zapiro school project continues on Twitter
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 hours ago
war against the regime. Age should never determine the legitimacy of thought.” @Lesufi said that interpretation of the Soweto uprising was incorrected and tweeted: “No!They defied apartheid‚ the system not adults. I was always worried about who... Read more
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Super Sport
What the Dickens just happened?was the Bulls who led the way with 436 points for the season as they romped to
What the Dickens just happened?
Super Sport / Posted 13 hours ago
was the Bulls who led the way with 436 points for the season as they romped to the title with the historic victory in the Soweto final that year. In 2011, with the Melbourne Rebels joining the fray, the average was cut to 46.3 points a game but... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gauteng to clear city streets of addictsare 32 rehabilitation centres in Gauteng treating more than 8000 cases. A furth
Gauteng to clear city streets of addicts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
are 32 rehabilitation centres in Gauteng treating more than 8000 cases. A further two centres were being built in Soweto and Sebokeng, each with 150 beds. Xaba said the approach involved co-ordinating the different spheres of government... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Prince Edward pays visit to UJ science centreof Physics and the United Kingdom Institute of Physics‚ has benefited over 1‚00
Prince Edward pays visit to UJ science centre
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
of Physics and the United Kingdom Institute of Physics‚ has benefited over 1‚000 learners and 600 school teachers in Soweto and surrounding areas. Speaking to the media‚ British High commissioner Judith McGregor said: “The science centre is... 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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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iol.co.za
Orderlies face charges after six suspects escapecells have become a regular occurrence. In March, three dangerous suspects esca
Orderlies face charges after six suspects escape
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
cells have become a regular occurrence. In March, three dangerous suspects escaped from the Protea Magistrate’s Court in Soweto. Sabelo Mthimkhulu, Nicholas Shelembe and Akani Khoza were due to appear for armed robbery, housebreaking, rape and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Prince Edward to visit UJ science centre on Mondayambassador‚ will engage with school learners and teachers during a one-hour vis
Prince Edward to visit UJ science centre on Monday
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
ambassador‚ will engage with school learners and teachers during a one-hour visit to the centre at the university’s Soweto campus on Monday morning. Said the centre’s director‚ Dr Sam Ramaila: “The changing face of education in South Africa... 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 yesterday
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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Mail & Guardian
Land restitution just the beginning for BLF movementOn a cold rainy day in Soweto, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement was fo
Land restitution just the beginning for BLF movement
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
On a cold rainy day in Soweto, the Black First Land First (BLF) movement was formally launched. The May 14 conference was attended by more than a thousand delegates from across the country under the theme “Black Agenda for Black Liberation”. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Trevor Noah: I feel black. Na meen?took over from Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show in September. In the
Trevor Noah: I feel black. Na meen?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
took over from Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show in September. In the interview, which spans his growing up in Soweto, his mother being shot and his thoughts on Donald Trump, Noah admitted that he had a "fanboy" crush on fellow South... Read more
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football411
Chippa down Chiefs to secure sixth place The Chilli boys beat the Soweto giants 2-0 at the FNB Stadium courtesy of two
Chippa down Chiefs to secure sixth place
football411 / Posted 3 days ago
The Chilli boys beat the Soweto giants 2-0 at the FNB Stadium courtesy of two well-worked goals from Buyani Sali and Lerato Manzini to make sure Dan Malesela finished the season off on a high. The loss for... Read more
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Super Sport
Chiefs lose to Chippa Unitedgame of missed opportunities for the Glamour Boys with Steve Komphela's men yet
Chiefs lose to Chippa United
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
game of missed opportunities for the Glamour Boys with Steve Komphela's men yet again drawing a black in front of goal. The Soweto giants ending a rather forgettable season without any silverware. Kaizer Chiefs (0) 0 Chippa United (1) 2 (Sali 17'... Read more
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Super Sport
Chiefs suffer defeat to finish fifthgame of missed opportunities for the Glamour Boys with Steve Komphela's men yet
Chiefs suffer defeat to finish fifth
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
game of missed opportunities for the Glamour Boys with Steve Komphela's men yet again drawing a black in front of goal. The Soweto giants ending a rather forgettable season without any silverware. Kaizer Chiefs (0) 0 Chippa United (1) 2 (Sali 17'... Read more
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iol.co.za
HHP, Soweto String Quartet go down smoothis "The single malt that started it all," and they definitely got the party sta
HHP, Soweto String Quartet go down smooth
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
is "The single malt that started it all," and they definitely got the party started, with the help of rapper HHP and the Soweto String Quartet. As we entered Katy's Palace Bar, we were greeted by a beautiful woman offering a beautiful beverage:... 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 4 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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football411
Orlando Pirates v SuperSport UtdUtd Orlando Pirates v Godlen Arrows Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United mee
Orlando Pirates v SuperSport Utd
football411 / Posted 4 days ago
Utd Orlando Pirates v Godlen Arrows Orlando Pirates and SuperSport United meet in a league encounter on Saturday in Soweto in the first of two crucial matches between the two sides.Up for grabs on Saturday is a top-eight finish, while a week... 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 4 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 Unitedjust how far the team has come in the last 12 months. Malesela's side will als
Kaizer Chiefs v Chippa United
football411 / Posted 4 days ago
just how far the team has come in the last 12 months. Malesela's side will also be boosted by a 2-0 win over Chiefs' Soweto rivals, Orlando Pirates, last week while they are unbeaten in their last four matches with two wins and two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Yearning That Makes You Question Your Dreamswho has an endless yearning. The novel provides various possibilities for this
The Yearning That Makes You Question Your Dreams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
who has an endless yearning. The novel provides various possibilities for this yearning, and is set in the dusty streets of Soweto and Pietersburg, and the breathtaking city of Cape Town. SIMONE MATIKA reviews the novel. When picking up the book,... Read more
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Super Sport
Bucs host SuperSport eyeing top eightis at 3:00pm. The two giants are scheduled to meet twice in a space of a week
Bucs host SuperSport eyeing top eight
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
is at 3:00pm. The two giants are scheduled to meet twice in a space of a week - the first meeting is a league tie in Soweto and the other is the Nedbank Cup final next weekend. Eric Tinkler is aware that should the Buccaneers fail to qualify... Read more
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iafrica.com
What are SA's top-rated landmarks?Voortrekker Monument, South African 6.Constitution Hill, Johannesburg 7. Bloo
What are SA's top-rated landmarks?
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Voortrekker Monument, South African 6.Constitution Hill, Johannesburg 7. Blood River Heritage Site, Dundee 8. Storms River Suspension Bridge, Tsitsikamma National Park 9. Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Howick 10. Hector Pieterson Memorial, S... Read more
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iol.co.za
300 taxis impounded in traffic blitzmorning during “Operation Ke Molao” which means “it's the law”, metro police sa
300 taxis impounded in traffic blitz
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
morning during “Operation Ke Molao” which means “it's the law”, metro police said. The taxis were travelling along the Soweto Highway and Mentz road in Booysens, South of Johannesburg, when they were pulled over by metro cops and found to be... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Justice Dikgang Moseneke: What a Remarkable ManLawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu is a Diepkloof, Soweto-born Catholic Cleric, writer, sp
Justice Dikgang Moseneke: What a Remarkable Man
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu is a Diepkloof, Soweto-born Catholic Cleric, writer, speaker and youth worker. Lawrence holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy which he passed with distinction on and received the dean’s award for outstanding academic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suspension worries for Piratesand his technical staff certainly have plenty to ponder upon. For this weekend
Suspension worries for Pirates
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
and his technical staff certainly have plenty to ponder upon. For this weekend's match against SuperSport in Soweto, the Sea Robbers are without two suspended players - central defender Ayanda Gcaba as well as striker Thamsanqa... Read more
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Eye Witness News
JRA launches unit to crack down on theft syndicateswill aim to reduce the amount of time motorists spend in their vehicles. The l
JRA launches unit to crack down on theft syndicates
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
will aim to reduce the amount of time motorists spend in their vehicles. The launch of this new division is underway in Soweto, where the joint project with the Metro Police department will seek to crack down on theft syndicates. The JRA's Dr... Read more
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iol.co.za
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwaniregrettable when public property is damaged there is a reason why popular prote
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwani
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
regrettable when public property is damaged there is a reason why popular protest, from Paris in 2005 to London in 1981 and Soweto in 1976, often targets government property. Protest, to be effective, has to target an accessible target with symbolic... Read more
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football411
Tshabalala to teammates: respect the Chiefs badgethe Chiefs badge Kaizer Chiefs captain Siphiwe Tshabalala has urged his teamma
Tshabalala to teammates: respect the Chiefs badge
football411 / Posted 5 days ago
the Chiefs badge Kaizer Chiefs captain Siphiwe Tshabalala has urged his teammates to uphold the prestigious name of the Soweto club.Chiefs have had a difficult season which will end trophyless despite reaching the finals of both MTN8 and Telkom... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Chilli Boys in the hunt for that priceless Chiefs’ scalpChippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela said he would like to end the season o
Chilli Boys in the hunt for that priceless Chiefs’ scalp
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Chippa United coach Dan “Dance” Malesela said he would like to end the season on a high note and beating two Soweto giants back-to-back would do just that. Chippa play Kaizer Chiefs in their last Premier Soccer League fixture of the season at FNB... Read more
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iol.co.za
14 goats in1 taxi land 5 men in troubleand others with him in the vehicle could not justify why the animals were insid
14 goats in1 taxi land 5 men in trouble
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
and others with him in the vehicle could not justify why the animals were inside the vehicle. The five men, who are from Soweto and Kliprivier, have been arrested and charged with stock theft. Those inside the Jetta and the bakkie fled the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magistrate Court Remands SA NationalsRamatlabama in South Africa, who works as a cleaner at Palms Hotel and Antoinet
Magistrate Court Remands SA Nationals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ramatlabama in South Africa, who works as a cleaner at Palms Hotel and Antoinette Relebohile Nthoba of Pimville Zone 5 in Soweto, South Africa who is a butchery operator. According to the charge sheet, the two accused, Lekena and Nthoba on or... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Afrobarometer: Trio of polls show shifting attitudes but voters would still opt for ANC15 May 2011 of South African President Jacob Zuma dancing on stage during the f
Afrobarometer: Trio of polls show shifting attitudes but voters would still opt for ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
15 May 2011 of South African President Jacob Zuma dancing on stage during the final African National Congress (ANC) election rally in Soweto, South Africa. President Zuma's approval rating is down to 34%, according to Afrobarometer. EPA/KIM LUD... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba - Northern Cape Sport, Arts and Culture Budget Vote 2016Affairs Agenda will this year be influenced by the following key anniversaries:
MEC Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba - Northern Cape Sport, Arts and Culture Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Affairs Agenda will this year be influenced by the following key anniversaries: 40 years of Youth struggles starting in SOWETO 1976 and spreading to the rest of the Country 100 years since the publication of Sol T. Plaatje's Book: "Native Life... Read more
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football411
Okwuosa to leave ChippaJames Okwuosa will be leaving the club at the end of the season.Media speculati
Okwuosa to leave Chippa
football411 / Posted 6 days ago
James Okwuosa will be leaving the club at the end of the season.Media speculation has heavily linked Okwuosa with a move to Soweto giants Orlando Pirates in the off-season. Midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni was also reported to be on his way out of the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Letsholonyane's Chiefs exit explainedto Soccer Laduma, the midfielder felt that the club had not moved fast enough t
Letsholonyane's Chiefs exit explained
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to Soccer Laduma, the midfielder felt that the club had not moved fast enough to secure his future with the Soweto giant. The club moved quickly to tie down Bernard Parker, Tsepo Masilela and Siboniso Gaxa but waited until the last... 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 6 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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Daily Dispatch
Mbangeni fills up with joy at Sama nominationmonth. Mbangeni started off performing in musicals and got her major break in
Mbangeni fills up with joy at Sama nomination
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
month. Mbangeni started off performing in musicals and got her major break in 2002 when she auditioned for a place in the Soweto Gospel Choir. She performed with the choir in Australia and New Zealand and was soon one of the Grammy Award-winning... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fashion fit for an African warriorfound that partner (investor),” says Didi. With some of their statement pieces
Fashion fit for an African warrior
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
found that partner (investor),” says Didi. With some of their statement pieces adorned with images of Shaka Zulu or the Soweto Boxing Club and their infamous fashion shows which end with models named “Konscious Warriors” with raised fists... Read more
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football411
Ajax's Graham ready for big movereports linking him with Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. Graham says he is h
Ajax's Graham ready for big move
football411 / Posted 6 days ago
reports linking him with Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. Graham says he is humbled by the reports linking him with the Soweto giants, and feels the time is right to make the next step in his career. The versatile Urban Warriors player had a... Read more
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