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SOWETO, South Africa (Oct 29, 1995 - 15:06 EST) - Sylvia Tshoma loves cricket so much she took leave from her teaching job to organize the historic match marking the debut of the firstclass game in a black South African township. The match director of England`s current four-day game against a ...
England make history by playing in Soweto (12 Oct 95). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. Oct 12, 1995 ... when it plays in the first first-class match to be staged by a black South African township. Soweto, just outside Johannesburg, hosts the opening four-day game of England`s three-month tour.

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Large crowds gathered in South Africa for the funeral of the anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Thousands of mourners crowded into a stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, where the campaigner was given a high-level send-off before her burial in Johannesburg. Her casket ...
Soweto drug lab: Arrest imminent, says Sitole. Police raided a house in Orlando West on ... JOHANNESBURG - National Police Commissioner Khehla Sithole says that investigators have enough evidence to make an arrest linked to an illegal drug lab in Soweto. Police raided a house in Orlando West ...
JOHANNESBURG - Police will on Thursday morning give clarity on the discovery of a drug lab in Soweto. It's understood that the house in Orlando West was used as a multi-million-rand clandestine den. Police raided the house on Wednesday night. Police Commissioner Khehla Sithole is expected to ...

Thousands of South Africans are expected to fill Orlando Stadium for government's official remembrance service for Madikizela-Mandela. The woman regarded by most as the mother of the nation lived not too far from the stadium in Soweto. Madikizela-Mandela's love for the community has been one of ...
And, like me, countless people, in countless places, aren't going to be polite or agreeable any longer to describe - using blunt, simple language, rather than jargon-laced, diplomatic embroidery - the truth about how Israel has turned Gaza into Soweto - while Israel has become South Africa - circa 1976.
Thaba Jabula Secondary School and the MM Mokone Memorial AME in Pimville have received some relief as the Motsepe Foundation donated over R8 million to different schools and churches in Soweto. This event took place at the Regina Mundi Church in Soweto on March 27 and the Gauteng MEC for ...
The 25-year-old Gugulethu Manyathi from Rockville is representing Soweto as she is the only contestant from Soweto on the SABC1 Series, One Day Leader this season. She said that with the support from Soweto as the biggest township, she can represent it well competing for the coveted title of One Day ...
Roofs are collapsing‚ walls are cracked, the bathrooms don't have running water and some of the classrooms have no electricity. The Gauteng Department of Education confirmed that a team had been dispatched to assess the situation. Spokesperson Steve Mabona said repairs would be made urgently.
A hole in the wall‚ faint light bulbs‚ dusty roof insulation with a collapsing ceiling‚ and mould on the walls are what greet you when you enter classrooms of Ditau primary school in Soweto. On Tuesday TimesLive visited the school‚ which enrols more than 500 unbothered playful learners‚ and found the ...
Johannesburg - Metro cops acting on a tip-off have bust a brothel operating from a house along Lerotho Street, Diepkloof in Soweto, where they arrested a man found with an illegal gun and three women suspected of prostitution. Narrating events as they happened, member of the mayoral committee for ...
JOHANNESBURG - Several Soweto schools facing infrastructure problems have received some relief. The Motsepe Foundation has donated over R8 million to schools and some churches. The foundation held an event at the Regina Mundi Church earlier on Tuesday where Gauteng Education MEC ...
Churches and schools in Soweto were in seventh heaven when they received donations from the Motsepe Foundation on Tuesday. The big occasion was held in the Regina Mundi Church in Soweto and was attended by billionaire Patrice Motsepe and his leadership in the foundation. One of the ...
Prosecutors had opposed their request for permission to perform at the Soweto International Jazz Festival in Johannesburg, raising the possibility that the two might not return for trial. Mayfield and Markham appealed to U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey after a magistrate judge sided with prosecutors. Zainey's ...
We still have some areas such as Skwatta camps in Soweto that still don't have proper electricity connections or no electricity at all. Panasonic has a solution for that, as it has relaunched in South Africa three years ago and has demonstrated its dedication to making an impact on disadvantaged South ...

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning to the public that today and tomorrow [22/23] – people should expect persistent rainfall which could result in flooding in some places. Also, expect severe thunderstorms. Motorists are urged to drive safely. Remember to put on something warm so you ...
On Kinini Street, near Soweto's Mofolo Park (home to the Mofolo parkrun), is the Morara Wine & Spirits Emporium. It's a bright red splash on an otherwise unremarkable street. Inside, it's cool, elegant and a little dark, with shelves stacked with wine, and a resident sommelier on hand to give assistance.
BCUC, AKA Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness, are a young seven-piece band from Soweto who are shaking up South African music. Vocals and sturdy harmony work have always played a dominant role in township styles, but here the tradition is updated and reworked with the powerful but subtle use ...
Two people were killed in the severe weather that hit Soweto. Mayor Herman Mashaba said three officials in the city's development planning department were suspended. "The city had to take action against management officials who were found to be uncooperative in the investigation and failed to produce ...
SOWETO - The mother of one of the children who were molested by a police forensic investigator at a Soweto primary school says she now fears for her child's safety. The officer was supposed to be preparing the two young children for court proceedings involving a school guard who is accused of sexually ...
Parents demand safety assurances following sex abuse at Soweto school. The children aged 7 and 8 are part of a group of more than ... The AB Xuma Primary School in Orlando, Soweto, where more than 80 pupils were allegedly sexually assaulted by a scholar patrol guard. Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN.
SOWETO - The owner of a daycare centre in Soweto where children were diagnosed with listeriosis has described her ordeal after one child fell ill after the next in her care. Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa visited the Child Care Orientation Centre in Klipspruit West on Tuesday afternoon. Nine children from ...
JOHANNESBURG - Voters registration weekend has got off to a good start with President Cyril Ramaphosa walking with residents in Soweto. The activity is part of Ramaphosa's call on South Africans to lead a healthy lifestyle. Scores are moving down the Chris Hani Road with the president.
Soweto - Hope could be seen and heard at the Diepdale Secondary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, as pupils sang songs at the launch of the school's state-of-the-art maths and science centre on Wednesday. The nearly R1 million Allianz maths and science centre was created through a partnership ...
The township of Soweto in Johannesburg has become one of the must-visit places in South Africa. Jam packed with things to do and so much incredible history, if you are making a stop in Joburg and want the "full" South African experience, then you simply can't miss Soweto. With the largest stadium in ...
When staff at a Soweto child centre, where Elizabeth Booth's five-year-old son attends, phoned her and told her to hurry up and meet her at a local clinic, she panicked. Upon arrival at the clinic, a doctor told her they were suspecting food poisoning. The doctor suspected the child had contracted listeriosis, ...
The SGB will elect office bearers such as Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer at its first meeting convened by the school Principal. 11 hours ago. The Gauteng Department of Education invites all parents and guardians of children in public schools to make their voice heard by participating in the 2018 SGB Elections.
Eskom customers in Pimville Zones 3, 4 and 5 in Soweto can purchase the electricity vouchers at the Lavani Fruit and Veg next to Meli Lounge in Pimville Zone 3, Shell Garage opposite Bara Mall, any Spar, Pick n Pay or Shoprite in their area. Customers need to make sure that they produce their prepaid ...
Parts of Naledi in Soweto will be without electricity supply on Thursday, 15 February 2018 from 08:30 to 23:00. This is a planned electricity outage as Eskom will be upgrading and maintaining the network through the installation of the split metering technology. In the interest of safety, all electrical ...
A brave young woman from Meadowlands Zone Seven, Soweto, felt the need to tell her story – not only to heal her own scars, but also to encourage other women who are experiencing abuse, Soweto Urban reports. After a 12-year abusive relationship, Sibongile Dube* found the courage to pack up and ...
A project to enhance the golf course at Soweto Country Club in Johannesburg, South Africa, is now underway. Gary Player Design is leading the project. Player is the original architect of the course, which opened back in 1972. Jeff Lawrence, vice president and senior designer at Gary Player Design, spoke ...
JOHANNESBURG - Government has been called on to take urgent action in parts of Soweto after residents complained of becoming ill from mine dust. Experts say the dust contains lethal chemicals with residents complaining of various ailments. Soweto residents have also complained about a disused ...
Police have arrested a suspect who is accused of being involved in the theft of a fence at the Soweto Country Club‚ Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Friday. The arrest took place around 3.45am at a flat complex in Eldorado Park. The suspect will appear in the Kliptown Magistrate's Court on Monday.
Ward 43 team (l-r)- Kedibone Kgwedi, Elen Rakodi, Kefiloe Tlhoaele, Carol Latifah Sebushi, Snowy Moche Nomsa Leshaba and Happyboy Molobye. Recreational parks were once places of tranquillity and leisure, but most of them have been turned into dump sites over the years. Silver Pipe Park in ...
Ever wondered what happens to blood after it's been donated? If yes, then this is the article for you. Westside Urban News interviewed Regional Marketing Manager, Ivor Hobbs from the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) to help you understand a little more about where and what happens to ...
But none of the South Americans could break the deadlock in the second biggest South African crowd-puller after Soweto derbies between Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. South Africa midfielder Percy Tau and New Zealand striker Jeremy Brockie came closest to scoring with the woodwork denying both as the ...
Johannesburg - Soweto police are searching for a taxi driver implicated in a road rage punch-up and shooting on Tuesday afternoon. Captain Mpande Khoza said a taxi driver and another motorist had apparently been cutting each other off in traffic before they got out of their vehicles near the Mofolo South ...
Johannesburg - Angry residents of Protea Glen in Soweto on Monday blocked roads with burning tyres and other objects in a protest over what they said was an unnecessary delay to repairs to their storm damaged homes. Weeks after Johannesburg City Mayor Herman Mashaba visited Protea Glen, ...
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WATCH: Rea Vaya bus caught on camera burning in Soweto. Fire Station responded quickly to the situation and worked hard to stop the fire before the bus could explode. 12 hours ago. A fire fighter hard at work. A Rea Vaya bus was seen burning in Mapetla. According to onlookers, the bus was transporting commutes as ...
Infusing the festival with the history of the struggle against apartheid and staging it in the most metropolitan township in South Africa, the melting pot of the country's cultures, was a masterstroke! Soweto was perfect for such an event and I'm convinced the show will return; that's just how powerful the Kasi ...
JOHANNESBURG - The lawyer for the Soweto scholar patroller, accused of molesting more than 50 children from Xuma Primary School, on Friday told the Protea Magistrate's Court that he was withdrawing from the matter. "I'd like to withdraw from the matter," said Denise Mabasa who was representing the ...
A long-awaited Tiger Wheel & Tyre store has opened in Soweto, at 10894 Klipspruit Valley Road, Orlando West. The store's opening comes in response to massive demand from Soweto residents, who keenly followed the store's construction and eagerly anticipated the day of its opening. The store is now ...
Paramedics arrived on the scene at around 6pm, and found the two vehicles on the side of the road. Five people were injured on Thursday, when two cars collided on the K43 in Lenasia, south of Soweto, paramedics said. . ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said paramedics arrived on the scene at ...
JOHANNESBURG - Soweto police have arrested a woman after she allegedly murdered her stepmother and kept her body in the family's home for 5 days. The suspect was handcuffed on Tuesday in western Jabavu. According to The Star newspaper, the decomposing body was found late in the afternoon ...
UPDATE: Building experts still probing damage in storm-hit Soweto. South Africa; Tuesday 9 January 2018 - 5:47am. File: Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba assessing the damage of storm-hit Soweto. Photo: Herman Mashaba official twitter. JOHANNESBURG – Experts have assessed 4,500 homes in Protea Glen, ...
SOWETO - Matric pupils from Soweto spent Thursday night at petrol stations waiting to see if they had passed matric. Parents and children screamed as they spotted their student number and marks in the newspapers. Matriculants hunt for their names in a newspaper. A matric pupil looks to see if his school ...
Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba has set a deadline of two months for an investigation into the quality of buildings after the collapse of more than 40 buildings in Protea Glen, Braamfischerville and other areas in Soweto in a weekend storm. The city's Group Risk Advisory Services will conduct the ...


 

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