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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, ...
We hoped you loved learning more about Houston-based petite plus blogger Sarah-Jane of SarahJaneReign! This week, we travel the interwebs across the world to South Africa to meet up with the lovely Nomali of Nomali from Soweto. At 6 feet tall, Nomali represents for you tall, plus size babes! She loves ...
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 ...
Situated at 8115 Orlando West in Soweto - Mandela House is the perfect place to take your family, especially the young ones who never had the opportunity to see the late former South African president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. On March 16, 1999, the National Monuments Council declared the ...
Johannesburg - A group of protesters gathered in Protea Glen in Soweto, on Wednesday to demand help after their homes were damaged during a recent storm. "They are blocking the road. They are burning tyres and [putting] pipes [in] the road," Captain Kay Makhubele told News24. The N12 was blocked ...
Young Soweto kids got their year off to a bouncing start after being presented with a myriad footballs at the weekend. LaLiga's Africa Director Antonio Barradas gave hundreds of football balls to children (boys/girls) under the age of 11 in Soweto. The donation of LaLiga branded soccer balls was made to ...
"Look at the state of my spinach field, this yellow sand right there, it destroys everything," says 50-year-old Thabo Ngubane, who has been farming since 1990 at the foot of a poisonous slag at Snake Park,north of Soweto. The gold fever that gripped the region from 1886 left behind mountains of earth or ...
After a long day waiting to find out who would be the ANC's top six leaders‚ members of the ruling party took to Soweto to celebrate and some to drown their sorrows. Some conference delegates chose to celebrate the victory of Cyril Ramaphosa over Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma just outside the Nasrec Expo ...
The neighbourhood is part of the urban sprawl of Soweto, site of the famous uprising of 1976 and massive violence in the 1980s as the apartheid regime sought to crush growing protests. Ramaphosa, the son of a policeman, grew up here and was twice imprisoned for his activism. The roads in much of ...
Delegates, observers, guests, media and officials will be spoilt for choice when taking a break from conferencing in Soweto this weekend. The African National Congress (ANC) 54 elective conference will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) in Nasrec, just outside Soweto. It is one of the ...
Johannesburg - Scores of African National Congress (ANC) supporters in Emdeni south in Soweto are awaiting the arrival of treasurer general Zweli Mkhize, who is expected to address them. Earlier on Sunday, Mkhize conducted a door to door campaign ahead of ward 11's bi-elections in February ...
Mashaba said the fence was part of a renovation project at the Soweto Country Club. So far the project has included a new club house‚ a practice facility‚ a conference centre‚ and a fence constructed along two boundaries of the golf course. The Soweto Country Club is due to be redesigned by legendary ...
Eight-year-old Soweto resident, Junior Tebogo (8) happily poses with one of the characters in the enchanting garden of Lights at Emperors Palace's 5-Star D'oreale Grande Hotel. Junior was one of the special young cancer patients invited to the Palace of Dreams for a festive season treat, in cooperation ...
This Soweto is starkly different to the tumultuous Soweto that members of TCIYF were born into in the 1980s. In 1976, massive student protests erupted in the township over the apartheid government's education system, sparking a violent state crackdown that led to international sanctions against South ...
Rubycon new owner Kieth Thabo donated R1000 to Hlatshwayo, wishing her many more years to live under the sun. Rubycon (formerly known as Sedibeng) will be hosting lunch for Soweto senior citizens on December 13. Thabo promised Soweto senior citizens to give them a five-star treatment for free ...
REJUVENATION OF CLUB COMMENCE: Dr Andrew Mlangeni, the oldest surviving member of Soweto Country Club, Herman Mashaba (executive mayor of the City of Johannesburg), Ty Votaw (PGA Tour executive president global business affairs) and Selwyn Nathan (Sunshine Tour executive director) at ...
A metro officer was run over and killed by a motorist during a roadblock in Soweto on Friday night‚ the Johannesburg Metro police Department said on Sunday. "JMPD officer Zanele Nelani‚ 38 years of age‚ …. was outside his vehicle when he was bumped at a roadside check operation on Impala Rd.
This is according to one Soweto bird-spotter Raymond Rampolokeng, who told Sowetan that township dwellers can spot fascinating bird species in an urban sprawl if they know where to look. Known as Soweto's birdman, Rampolokeng is arguably the first and only bird tour guide in the township who has ...
Johannesburg - Scores of African National Congress (ANC) supporters in Emdeni south in Soweto are awaiting the arrival of treasurer general Zweli Mkhize, who is expected to address them. Earlier on Sunday, Mkhize conducted a door to door campaign ahead of ward 11's bi-elections in February ...
Although based in Jabulani, the organisation functions to service different health facilities around Soweto. "We have seen a gap in our public health facilities and subsequently started an organisation to fill in those gaps so that health services can improve. Thus we offer training in the organisation for ...
SA-born comedian Trevor Noah has definitely made his mark as the host of The Daily Show, and is such a perfect fit that people often forget that he's not American. So when one follower called Trevor a "Hollywood elitist," he was quick to set the record straight. It's no secret that Trevor's satirical take on ...
Even with all his success as a player, even with his work getting Soweto Country Club ready for opening, Player still found time and arranged for South African golfer Vincent Tshabalala to go to the United States to play two PGA TOUR events--the Kemper Open and the IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic.
Johannesburg - police have been deployed around the Noordgesig Primary school ahead of a meeting between the Gauteng education Department and the Soweto community over the appointment of a new principal. At the heart of the protest is the principal's race, which the community says is not ...
From the dusty streets of Soweto, comes elegance and class in the form of Kol CAFE, an acronym for Kagiso, Oscar and Lesley. Recently launched and opened in Meadowlands Zone 3, Cnr Mabitsela and Mmilo street, the Luxurious, Opulent, Stylish meets Urban, Vibrant & Fresh Restaurant was the place ...
Johannesburg - The Gauteng education Department has denied claims that it's imposed a principal on a school in Soweto, saying the appointment was made according to the procedure. Parents at the Noordgesig Primary School have accused the department of appointing a new headmaster without ...
It's business as usual in Soweto's famous Vilakazi Street as tourists scurry between the museums and restaurants. Tourists continue to flock there, despite the ailing economy, and locals see a chance to take their business up a notch. Inside a newly renovated seven-roomed house, just off Vilakazi Street, ...
Johannesburg - The Gauteng education Department says social workers are continuing with the mammoth task of counselling pupils at a Soweto primary school affected by sexual abuse. A 57-year-old guard accused of molesting over 80 girls at the school made a brief appearance in the Protea ...
Johannesburg - The case against a school guard accused of sexually assaulting over 80 pupils at a Soweto primary has been postponed to next month for further investigation. The 57-year-old man made a brief appearance in the Protea Magistrates Court on Thursday. He was arrested last month after ...
Busisiwe Mmotla, from Emndeni was crowned Miss Soweto 2017, beating 19 other finalists at the Soweto Theatre on Saturday, 25 November 2017. The annual beauty pageant, proudly sponsored by White Star Super Maize Meal, was a glitzy and prestigious affair with world-class Entertainment, featuring ...
teacher Busisiwe Mmotla was crowned Miss Soweto on Saturday night at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulani. Mmotla, from Emndeni in Soweto, snatched the title from crowd-pleaser Musawenkosi Makhalemele, 22, of Naledi, who became first princess. Diepkloof-born Phumzile Nyembe was second princess.
The debt of Soweto was rising monthly and was standing at R8bn with interest, the money was required to build infrastructure and maintain ...


 

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