SuperSport United have signed Zimbabwean striker, Kingston Nkhatha on a pre-contract. Nkhatha, whose current contract with Kaizer Chiefs expires on 30 June 2015 will join Matsatsantsa from 1 July 2015 to bolster the attack with the likes of Bradley Grobler, Dove Wome and Thuso Phala.read more
On Tuesday, January 27, Hudson Park Primary held it’s annual Interhouse Athletics Day at the Jan Smuts stadium. Hudsonians took part in a number of track, field and fun competitive games. It was a fun filled day and not even the rain could spoil the event. The Victor Ludorum was Ntsika Honi, and Tayla-Jade Marais was the Victrix Ludorum.read more
The Clique of the Elite Rappers (CliQ-Oter) hails from the small town of East London, the formidable rappers are a crew that live through making music with a wealth of soul that they possess to portray an outlet of artistry of music that will be forever.read more
Port Elizabeth based Chippa United has named Ernst Middendorp as head coach with immediate effect. Middendorp becomes the third coach this season for the Chilli Boyz.read more
This years first boxing bout eOrient Theatre, ngeCawa, February 1, 2015 saw boxers exchanging leather in front of a capacity audience in a bill presented by Gabs Promotion.
From Members of Parliament, Eastern Cape premier, MEC of sport, municipal officials, prominent business people, current and former boxers, promoters and trainers, boxing enthusiast, young and old were out to witness history as Ndongeni claimed first place in the overall league.read more
“Proposed amendments to the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) regulations to include unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) leave loopholes for weaponized drones and do not consider the right to privacy”.read more
Court order fails to stop #BoycottWoolworths campaign, UN Security Council backs plan against Rwandan rebels in Congo, Cyprus watching Greece after Syriza victoryread more
Punishment will be meted out to any learners or teachers found guilty of cheating or colluding with cheaters in last year’s matric examinations, Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga told a media briefing in Buffalo City.read more
Cleopatra VII (Philopatris Netjeret Merites) was the last Pharaoh of ancient Egypt and the last of the Ptolemaic dynasty. The events surrounding her rise to power, her relationships with Julius Caesar, Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony) and her tragic death continue to fascinate and her story has been retold many times.read more
The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.
But there is something that I must say to my people who stand on the warm threshold which leads into the palace of justice. In the process of gaining our rightful place we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.read more
Masikwamkele to the #12 Edition yeTownship Times. It’s February, already! The month of love if the Gregorian chronogram is to be believed. That means hearts flowers and Valentine’s Day gifts if you’re into that sort of thing. Last year we brought you the Legend of St Valentines, made for interesting reading we thought.read more
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