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Kick start your running journey with Uber and Nike

Get ready to explore the city and unlock your running journey. Uber and Nike+ Run Club (NRC) know that every athlete needs support to unlock their potential and are here to help with pacers on demand!

On 27 August 2016, from 08:00 – 13:00, Nike+ Run Club Pacer on Demand will offer personalised training sessions to runners in Jozi. Remember if you have a body, you are an athlete, so lace-up, skill-up and get the know-how from the experts.

Simply enter the Uber promo code RUNJOBURG in order to reveal the unique NRC PACER view and request pacers on demand. If successful, two Nike+ Run Club Pacers will arrive ready to enable you with a personalised running session coupled with the right technology. Runners will have the opportunity to trial a pair of Nike running shoes to further amplify the running experience, which will be tailored to each person’s ability level. Continue reading

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The following speech was delivered today, 24 August 2016, by City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, at the full Council meeting.

Good morning, goeiedag, molweni, as-salaam alaikum, shalom.

Mr Speaker,

It has been almost a month since the election and two weeks since our inauguration as councillors.

In that time, all councillors have gone through an induction process.

It is important to reflect that the development and training of councillors is ongoing throughout the term of office so that we may all become better public servants. Continue reading

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Ok so everyone who knows me KNOW that I love chocolate! :) Like, chocolate is my life!!!

Then I get  gift from the lovely folk at Cadbury and I’m like, are you kidding me right now?! All this, for me??? Ok maybe I was supposed to share but then I thought …why? :)

I have become an overnight fan of this new choccies called 5 Star. Oh. My. Word!

So seeing as I’m always giving readers the opportunity to share in the fun we have some great news for you. Firstly, Cadbury are running a cool competition where you can win your share of R1.2 million in instant airtime and data as well as other amazing daily prizes every day until the 30th of September 2016. And secondly, you get to win a cool Cadbury hamper worth R500 PLUS R500 in cash! Yes, five hundred bucks also. How awesome is that?

Ok so firstly you can can win your share in the Cadbury Wondermunchful competition where you need to make up words to describe that feeling when you bite into a Cadbury chocolate and the here, you can stand a chance to win that hamper plus R500 in cash! I KNOW, RIGHT???! :)

Ok ok calm down I know you want to know how but let’s not be hasty. Now I’m wondering what I would do with 500 bucks…

Ok back to serious matters now. How do you stand the chance of winning and getting in on the action?

Let me leave this here and have a read. Toward the end I will also tell you how you can win the hamper and the R500.


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Cwengile Jadezweni will become the third of South Africa’s young and upcoming refereering corps to make his Test debut this year when he takes charge of the match between Kenya and Hong Kong in Nairobi this weekend.

The 2016 season has been rewarding for Jadezweni – also known as “JD” – who was named on South Africa’s Elite Panel for the first time this season and who was one of eight referees at the World Rugby U20 Championship in Manchester, England, in June.

On Saturday, Jadezweni will follow in the footsteps of compatriots Rasta Rasivhenge and Jaco van Heerden, both of whom made their Test debuts earlier this year in matches between Uganda and Namibia, and Kenya and Uganda respectively.

Outside of Jadezweni’s busy refereeing schedule, he is also a member of the SA Rugby coding team, with his focus being specifically on the analysis of referee calls and decisions. Continue reading

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Johannesburg/Lagos, 23 August 2016: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa and MTV Base (DStv channel 322) are once again highlighting the “gold standard” in music, creativity and achievement at the sixth edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).

The MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016, brought to you by Joburg Tourism in association with Absolut will broadcast live from The Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 22 October 2016. Continue reading

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The City of Cape Town unveiled its first blind-friendly park in Bellville this morning, 23 August 2016. The park has a unique design and special features, such as a scented garden and acoustic way-finding to assist children with limited or no vision to orientate themselves in this outdoor space. Read more below:

The park is situated between Berol Street and Beroma Crescent, within walking distance of the Athlone School for the Blind.

Over the past five months Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City’s transport authority, has used approximately R1,1 million from its budget for non-motorised transport to transform this square of sandy land into an inviting playground.

‘Learners from the school have visited the park over the past few days to give the new play equipment and features a test-run. Some of the local residents even came to have a look and expressed their satisfaction, promising to take ownership of the park,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member: Transport for Cape Town, Councillor Brett Herron. Continue reading

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unnamed (1)South Africa’s Olympic team arrived at OR Tambo International airport this morning to a heroes’ welcome. Team SA won 10 medals at the recent Rio Olympics – two gold, six silver and two bronze. Miss South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Kunene was there to congratulate the team including gold medallist Caster Semenya. Pic by Yolanda van der Stoep.
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Indications are that many motorists are finding themselves on the wrong side of the law for misunderstanding fines known as Section 56 notices. Read more below:

The City of Cape Town would like to caution motorists against an increase in warrants of arrest being generated for failure to appear in court – in large part because some motorists appear not to understand the difference between the types of fines issued.

As a result, unsuspecting motorists run the risk of being arrested for unpaid traffic fines.

Traffic enforcement agencies generally issue two types of fines – the Section 341 notice and the Section 56 notice.

A Section 341 notice is issued in circumstances where it is not evident who the driver is, for instance, a parking ticket or an offence captured by means of a camera. For such offences, vehicle owners receive fines in the post. If the fine is not paid, a summons follows with a date to appear in court. Continue reading

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SA Rugby’s Northern, Central and Southern Amateur Provincial Competitions (APC) kicked off on Monday with a mixture of big wins and tight encounters entertaining fans at the three host venues across the country.

The competitions feature the best amateur players throughout the country, with a total of 24 sides battling it out for top provincial honours.

In the Northern APC at Alberton Rugby Club in Johannesburg, the Valke registered the biggest victory of the opening day as they delivered a solid all-round display to thump Pumas Lowveld 54-0, while hosts, the Golden Lions, defeated the Limpopo Blue Bulls 45-36, the Golden Lions XV pipped the Leopards 36-34 and the Blue Bulls beat Pumas Highveld 28-19. Continue reading

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