MTV MOVIE AWARDS
Hosted by Kevin Hart and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson
Tune into the 25th annual MTV Movie Awards on MTV (DStv channel 130) on 11 April at 20:30 (CAT) for the pre-show and 21:00 for the awards show. Recently in South Africa with sold out shows, Kevin Hart will host the show alongside larger than life actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Continue reading
Nomadic Orchestra is proud to present their latest record, a 12-track album written over a period of 18 months between Cape Town and Berlin. Recorded at Sunset Studios and Sound & Logic with renowned producers Jurgen von Wechmar and Simon ‘Fuzzy’ Ratcliffe, the new album “Love at Last” is a powerful collection and reimagining of what it means to create dance music; with a saxophone, tuba, trumpet, guitar and drums, Nomadic Orchestra strive for a sound that moves, a non-descript familiarity with broad-base appeal in the diverse amalgamation of influence. Continue reading
This from dailymaverick.co.za:
It’s early days. But when it comes to the so-called Panama Papers – a 2.4 terabyte leak of documents from a Panama-based law firm called Mossack Fonseca – it does appear that we’re dealing with a data leak bigger than both Wikileaks and the Snowden files. Most important, it regards something we have always known, but have struggled to prove: the rich and celebrated hide their money in secret offshore tax shelters. Welcome to one of the biggest stories of our time. And while you’re settling in, try guessing which famous South African family immediately pops up in the files? By RICHARD POPLAK.
Here’s a booming salvo from the vast global digi-mocracy we were promised by the earliest of the internet’s Utopians: Clive Khulubuse Zuma is a big fat scumbag. Oh, I’m aware that this was common knowledge before some unbelievably heroic soul snagged 2.4 terabytes of filth from the servers of a Panamanian law firm called Mossack Fonseca. A resulting collaborative media project has mined the data for recognisable names, and fancy-ass notables like Vladimir Putin, Lionel Messi and the president of Iceland are now implicated in a reverse alchemical process that has turned money into – fresh air!
Full story here:
The Farm Village, Noordhoek, 270 Chapman`s Peak Drive.
Wednesday 6 April – Van T
Venue: Café Roux, The Farm Village, Noordhoek.
Address: 270 Chapman`s Peak Drive.
Time: Dinner from 19h00. Show from 20h30.
Bookings: go to www.caferouxsessions.co.za or book at www.webtickets.co.za
Contact for enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org / 021 789 2538
Proudly sponsored by: The Wolftrap Wine. Continue reading
The City of Cape Town’s Council this afternoon, 31 March 2016, approved the conceptual design of the MyCiTi route T12 between Mitchells Plain and Claremont and a portion of route T11 from Khayelitsha to the intersection of Strandfontein Road and New Ottery Road in Ottery. Read more below:
Transport for Cape Town (TCT), the City’s transport authority, will now proceed with the detail design process along the proposed route alignments.
Importantly, the conceptual design that served before Council this afternoon does not include the Wynberg section as this part of Phase 2A of the MyCiTi service is subject to a final court ruling. Continue reading
Exclusive to ITV Choice (DStv 123) on April 29 at 20.00
In honour of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday on April 21, ITV Choice (DStv 123) has scheduled a raft of exclusive and never-seen-before-in-Africa programming in April and May.
The Royal Season starts on Friday, April 29 at 20h00 with When Ant & Dec Met The Prince: 40 Years of the Prince’s Trust which premieres on Friday, April 29 at 8pm. In this unique documentary, popular presenters Ant and Dec have close access to HRH The Prince of Wales, where viewers will see an unguarded Prince of Wales talking about the upcoming 40th anniversary of The Prince’s Trust, his life as a grandfather and amusing anecdotes from his days in the Royal Navy. Continue reading
- Southern Kings record first win of season in Port Elizabeth
- Emirates Lions collect vital bonus point in Johannesburg thriller
The Vodacom Bulls did just enough to edge the Toyota Cheetahs 23-18 in a hard-fought local Vodacom Super Rugby derby clash on Saturday evening at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria. The home team led 20-10 at halftime and outscored the visitors by three tries to two.
After several gusty performances in their previous matches, the Southern Kings scored their first win of the season when they outlasted the Sunwolves 33-28 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday afternoon. A strong scrum and 13 kicking points by flyhalf Louis Fouché tipped the scale in favour of the Kings at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium after both sides scored four tries each.
Industrious hooker Edgar Marutlulle had another storming performance for the Kings and he was deservedly presented with the Vodacom Player of the Match award afterwards. Continue reading
The City of Cape Town’s Council on Thursday 31 March 2016 approved the installation of fibre-optic cables in the municipality’s sewer and stormwater pipes. Read more below:
This was the final step in the approval process and should silence the many sceptics who believed this was merely a pipe dream. Link Africa, a telecommunication network service provider, can now to proceed with the installation of fibre cables in the municipality’s pipes.
‘I am pleased that this request was approved by Council. This innovative way of installing fibre-optic cabling will have far reaching benefits, not only for the City but more importantly for our residents and businesses. The granting of the long-term rights will contribute to the accelerated roll-out of telecommunications infrastructure that is essential for economic development in Cape Town,’ said City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Corporate Services and Compliance, Councillor Xanthea Limberg. Continue reading
Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town’s transport authority, is spending approximately R55,4 million on the resurfacing of major traffic arteries in Observatory, Woodstock, Paarden Eiland, Newlands, Claremont and Wynberg. Read more below:
‘All in all, the three projects amount to the value of R55,4 million for the resurfacing of nearly 9,2 km of road across the city. The projects are already under way, with the majority of roadworks taking place at night in an effort to minimise the inconvenience to road users and disruptions to traffic. The works should be completed in the latter part of the year, if all goes according to plan,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member: Transport for Cape Town, Councillor Brett Herron.
Transport for Cape Town (TCT) is responsible for maintaining the city’s road network comprising over 10 620 km. Continue reading