Penning a life on his own two feet

Independent Online - 3 hours ago
“Yes, my father was Afrikaans; my mother was British. My mother couldn't speak Afrikaans. “Later, when we came back here, a coloured lady worked for her who couldn't speak English, so they taught each other their languages.” “Where did you go to school?and...

WATCH: Behind-the-scenes with Bobby van Jaarsveld

Channel 24 - 9 hours ago
Cape Town - Hunky Afrikaans singer, Bobby van Jaarsveld is bearing his soul in a new music video and has posted some behind-the-scenes shots of the film shoot. The reality show star hinted that the song and video are coming soon in the...

Karlien van Jaarsveld is having a girl!

Times LIVE - 11 hours ago
Afrikaans singer Karlien van Jaarsveld and her hubby, Joe Breytenbach have revealed that they are expecting a baby girl. Karlien who first announced her pregnancy in May took to Instagram to reveal the exciting news. "We have kept it a secret for a long ...and...

Advertiser cuts ties with Jacaranda FM because of Tumi Morake

Zalebs - 1 day ago
"Jacaranda FM is Afrikaans and white, all of [its listeners] suffer from [a] laager mentality," said acting chairperson of the EFF in Gauteng, Mandisa Mashigo in an interview with the publication. Mashigo also added that Jacaranda FM listeners think ...and...

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iewers is daar iets fout met julle oe of breins want n normale mens sal lankal iets gedoen het om SPRINGBOK RUGBY reg te ruk....nie die sirkus waarmee julle besig is nie. Gister se geploeter sal nog lank spook by ons en asseblief verwyder die politiek uit alle sportsoorte want dit is ons grootste struikelblok! ... Sien MeerSien Minder

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TOETIE IS N MISLUKKING EN HET NIE N FLIPPIN CLUE WAT AFRIGTING EN SPANKEUSES BEHELS NIE. DIE RAINBOW KWOTAS IS N MOERSE FLOU GRAP. HY MAAK ONS NAAM GAT MET SY BOETIE-BOETIE KEUSES ... Sien MeerSien Minder

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Wat n SKANDE. PLEASE SARU GET RID OF ALISTAIR COETZEE WHILE YOU CAN. THIS PERFORMANCE IS TOTALLY , TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE AND A MORAL BREAKER. IF YOU HAVE TO, GET IN JOHN MITCHELL OR JOHAN ACKERMAN BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE. IT'S A SHAME IN WHAT STATE OUR RUGBY IS AND EVERYTHING STARTING AT THE TOP MANAGEMENT IF SARU. IF YOU CANT DO THE JOB THEN YOU NEED TO MAKE WAY FOR SOMEBODY WHO CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE. WHERE IS RASSIE ERASMUS, I THOUGHT HE IS DIRECTOR OF RUGBY AT SARU, AND WHERE IS JURIE ROUX, I TELL YOU WHERE ROUX IS, HIDING IN HIS OFFICE. IF YOU ARE A DECENT CEO, THEN FIRE ALISTAIR COETZEE UPON RETURNING FROM NZ. ... Sien MeerSien Minder

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MUST READ: Women honoured on Secretary's Day

Newcastle Advertiser - 1 week ago
The women and Oppie Plaas Lapa thanked its sponsors for generosity in donating prizes for the draws and for the various presentations and activities. “Thank you to all the women who joined us for this very successful event, and for the bosses who gave...

Standing ovation at hospice's Oppi Plaas event

Alberton Record. - 1 week ago
Standing ovation at hospice's Oppi Plaas event. Ruhan du Toit's renditions of Pavarotti's Nessun Dorma and O Sole Mio that had everyone on their feet in awe. September 12, 2017. FIGHTING THE CHILLS: Getting cosy by the fire are Anthea Pascoe,...

GroundUp: Title deeds – how do we fix the system?

Daily Maverick - 1 week ago
Ben Cousins, the founder of the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Reform (PLAAS), who chaired the talks, said that 60% of people in the country occupy dwellings outside of the formal property system. Cousins and Royston, along with Donna Hornby ...and...

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Solidarity should attack the right targets

Times LIVE - 2 days ago
Dirk Hermann, of I-have-lost-my-appetite-to-eat-at-Spur-again fame, is at it again. The chief executive of Solidarity trade union has taken aim at Jacaranda FM, ...and...

Outburst Over Tumi Morake Shows All Is Not Well In White South Africa

Huffington Post South Africa (blog) - 6 days ago
There is nothing that makes a bully drape himself in feigned victimhood as quickly as someone standing up to him and calling out his behaviour. We all knew the kid who pushed around the other kids in the play area and then ran crying to the teacher if...

South African literature

Brand South Africa (press release) (registration) (blog) - 7 days ago
Another South African writer who emerged in the 1940s, Herman Charles Bosman, is best known for his tales, a portrait of Afrikaner storytelling skills and social attitudes. The first collection of stories was published in Mafeking Road in 1947. Among ...and...

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Affies girls do their part in the fight against cancer

Pretoria East Rekord - 5 days ago
A Cansa Sprayathon was recently held at Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool. The day was dedicated to staff members and learners who had been diagnosed with cancer. Affies spokesperson, Colleen Naudé, said learners could either spray their hair, buy a...

Merkel: “Europa heeft eenduidig buitenlands beleid nodig”

MarketUpdate - 1 week ago
Ook zegt de Duitse bondskanselier in het interview met de Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung dat er meer gedaan moet worden om de buitengrenzen van de EU te bewaken, mensensmokkelaars meer onder druk te zetten en afspraken te maken met Afrikaanse ...and...

SAVF charity golf day

Platinum Weekly (press release) - 2 weeks ago
Rustenburg – Take your best swing at the Rustenburg Suid-Afrikaanse Vrouefederasie (SAVF)'s first charity golf day! The SAVF is a vehicle of hope for people with social needs. Their mission is to render social services as a national welfare...

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What happened this day in history: September 20

Market Rasen Mail - 9 hours ago
1909 - Parliament passed the South Africa Act 1909, creating the Union of South Africa from the British Colonies of the Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Orange River Colony, and the Transvaal Colony. 1911 - White Star Line's RMS Olympic collided with...

Two victories for Midrand workers after 23 years

Fin24 - 18 hours ago
The Johannesburg City Council has agreed to grant priority for jobs to the workers and the Financial Services Board has instituted an inquiry into the former Transvaal Municipal Retirement Fund and Joint Municipal Fund. After being largely ignored over...

The 1857 Peace Accord

Mmegi Online - 2 days ago
As previously noted, by the beginning of 1857, the Boers of the South African Republic (SAR) had been able to at least temporarily secure their occupation of most of the Transvaal through their successful military campaign against the Balaka and ...and...

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South Africa's test case made for cryptocurrency

The National - 3 days ago
Orania was established in the arid Karoo region in the early 1990s, during the waning years of apartheid and open exclusively to white Afrikaans people. Although part of multicultural South Africa, it manages to retain its racial exclusivity because...

The Orania.Berlin

ITCM - 3 weeks ago
The Orania.Berlin is located in the most vibrant part and creative heart of Berlin at Oranienplatz in Kreuzberg, In this beautiful historic building dating from 1913, which has been restored over the past three years, the legendary Oranienpalast Café...

We need to change the way we select future teachers

EducationHQ Australia - 1 month ago
As a teacher, I know that the intellectual tasks required of me are also the aspects of the job which have become the easiest. Reading and understanding new curricula, planning lessons and assessing student work have all become routine. The difficulty ...and...

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Good relations upset between Jewish and Bo-Kaap schools

The South African - 6 hours ago
The school governing body (SGB) of Vista High in the Bo-Kaap has terminated collaborations with Herzlia High, a Jewish school, with immediate effect according to Bo-Kaap community leader Dawood Terblanche. He also said the school has...

Download the MyCiTi Heritage Weekend map here

Gears Of Biz - 7 hours ago
According to the service, each of the 20 points of interest are easily accessible using MyCiTi buses, and include spots like Bo-Kaap, the Slave Lodge, District Six, and several others in Hout Bay and along the West Coast. “Various sites around the city...

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Maize and wheat lower on profit taking

Independent Online - 1 month ago
“Today we saw a bit of profit taking and a stronger rand also put pressure on the wheat and maize market‚” said Andries van der Walt‚ trader at Vrystaat Mielies. “SA had some drought‚ but 60% to 70% of the maize has been harvested and is in silo's or ...and...

Play back by popular demand

News24 - 2 months ago
Last year, this theatre production with Tobie Cronjé and Gerben Kamper sold out within days at the Vrystaat Arts Festival, Aardklop, Woordfees and the KKNK. Bloemfontein has one last chance to see these two “ooms” in action on 4 and 5 August at...

Artworks come to life

News24 - 4 months ago
The Programme for Innovation in Artform Development (Piad) is an initiative of the Vrystaat Arts Festival and the University of the Free State (UFS), supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It mainly focuses on how technology, interdisciplinary...

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#Declassified: Apartheid profits

André Vlerick: banker and bigot - 3 weeks ago
In this instalment of Open Secrets' series 'Declassified: Apartheid Profits', we profile the Belgian banker André Vlerick, who was central to Pretoria's relationship with one of its staunchest arms sanctions busting allies: Kredietbank. In 1987, Zuid...

Holland's helping hands

Platinum Weekly (press release) - 1 month ago
Rustenburg – Stichting Tien Helpt Zuid Afrika, an outreach program from Holland formed by a group of 15 youths, raised funds in their own country to make the trip to South Africa from 7 – 17 August 2017 during their own school holidays. They chose...

The Lion Man bezoekt Birdman

Gazet van Antwerpen - 2 months ago
The Lion Man bezoekt Birdman. Nieuw-Zeelandse bekendheid vertelt tijdens opendeurdag Uilenhof over zijn leeuwenpassie. 18/07/2017 om 03:00 door neel Vermeiren. Craig Busch, Frank Lens, Denise Schulze en hun dochter bij de leeuwen in...

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Majority of SA farmers are not rotten potatoes – Fikile Mbalula

Politicsweb - 53 minutes ago
Pretoria – The majority of farmers in South Africa are not racist and should continue to do their work without fear, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Wednesday. "It is our programme of action, from the minister's point of view, to ensure there is ...and...

Turkey to extend presence in Africa through new embassies in Swaziland and Lesotho

Daily Sabah - 3 hours ago
Turkey will soon open new embassies in Swaziland and Lesotho, as part of the country's policy of opening up to Africa, Turkish Ambassador to Pretoria said Wednesday. "We have made the necessary diplomatic notifications and are waiting for procedures to ...and...

Zesco's CAF Cup opponents SuperSport quartet get Bafana callups

Lusaka Times - 5 hours ago
The quartet featured in SuperSport 's starting XI against Zesco in that quarterfinal, first leg home match that finished 0-0 on September 15 in Pretoria. Meanwhile, SuperSport arrive this Friday ahead of Saturday's final leg,quarterfinal match at Levy ...and...

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