Boland and the Valke will meet in the grand finale of the LSEN Week at Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies) in Pretoria on Thursday after strong performances in the first two rounds of the tournament.
The clash will mark Boland’s third consecutive appearance in the final match of the LSEN Week.
Last season they defeated Western Cape neighbours, Western Province, 25-12 in Worcester, while they defeated SWD 45-3 in Potchefstroom in the 2014 edition of the tournament.
Boland and the Valke were among three teams that remained unbeaten after the second round of matches on Tuesday. The Free State was the third unbeaten team. Continue reading
Johannesburg, 30 June 2016: MTV (DStv channel 130) has just the right way to warm you up during the ruthless winter nights as Ridiculousness Africa heats up your screens with bizarre video clips of crazy antics, shocking stunts and eccentric exploits from some of the internet’s craziest clowns.
Embrace your own inner Ridiculousness as host with the most, Thomas Gumede, is joined by the gorgeous Boity Thulo, Nigerian funnyman Basketmouth, and celebrity guest Nasty C in the first episode of the series, premiering on Thursday 14 July at 21:15 CAT.
Nasty C, real name Nsikayesizwe Ngcobo will show off his funny side when he joins Thomas, Boity and Basketmouth on the Ridiculousness sofa to share his hilarious comments and observations on the video antics. The 19-year old chart-topping rapper and award-winning MC from Durban is best known for his hits “Hell Naw”, “Juice Back” and his recent feature on DJ Vigilante’s “Bang Out”, alongside K.O and AKA. Continue reading
The City of Cape Town will, on 8 July 2016, issue the prospectus for the development of the Foreshore Freeway Precinct in the Cape Town central business district. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for urban developers to address the city’s traffic woes and affordable housing needs in return for the rights to develop one of the most valuable, vital and iconic precincts in the Mother City. Read more below:
The prospectus will provide investors and developers with all of the information they need for devising a development proposal for this precinct – a strip of City-owned land that is located under and between the existing and unfinished highways between the city’s northern edge and the Cape Town Harbour.
The strip of land is 6 ha in size and 140 m wide. It is situated in a prime location and has the potential to provide developers with a significant return on investment. Continue reading
GrandWest turns up the heat this winter with a scintillating show by some of the world’s best known R&B artists live at the Grand Arena on 24 July 2016. The one night only show, Legends of R&B, will feature the iconic R&B group, The Manhattans, with Gerald Alston and Grammy Award winning songstress Regina Belle.
“Legends of R&B is a rare treat for rhythm and blues music enthusiasts. We look forward to welcoming these celebrated artists to our stage for one of only four concerts to be performed during their South African tour,” says Elouise Matthys, the PR and Promotions Manager at GrandWest.
Since first emerging on the music scene in the 1960s, The Manhattans have sold over 40 million albums worldwide and boast a string of chart topping hits including classics such as “Kiss and Say Goodbye” and “Forever by Your Side”. Alston joined the group in 1970 and together they enjoyed success with their 1973 song “There`s No Me Without You”. The song quickly became a number one chart topper on both the US Billboard Pop and R&B charts. The group found further success in 1980 with the release of “Shining Star”, which reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and received a Grammy Award. Continue reading
DHL Western Province coach John Dobson has been forced to make some changes to his team for their Currie Cup Qualifying clash with South Western Districts Eagles at City Park on Saturday.
A number of call-ups to the DHL Stormers touring squad in Australia have meant that Dobson has had to shuffle his resources as his team go in search of their 10th win from 11 games this season.
DHL Western Province Under-19 will face Golden Lions U19 in a curtain-raiser at 14h15, before the Currie Cup Qualifier kicks off at 16h00 with entry R20 at the gate.
In the front row prop Wesley Chetty makes his first appearance of the season, with Kyle Whyte shifting across to the tighthead side.
David Ribbans makes his first start at lock since his return from injury, and in the loose trio Luke Stringer shifts across to the blindside with Beyers de Villiers getting an opportunity to start at openside flank.
In the backline Tim Whitehead partners EW Viljoen in midfield, with Johnny Kotze moving out to the right wing and Sibahle Maxwane coming in on the left wing. Continue reading
Jaco Taute will make his first appearance this season for the DHL Stormers in their clash with the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Saturday.
The powerful utility back suffered a knee injury in pre-season, and makes his return to Vodacom Super Rugby action at fullback in place of Cheslin Kolbe who is currently on national Sevens duty.
A fit-again Schalk Burger also returns to the starting line-up at No.8 and will captain the side in the absence of Juan de Jongh who is also with the Springbok Sevens squad.
The only other change to the team that started the 31-24 victory against the Toyota Cheetahs at DHL Newlands before the June break sees Vincent Koch replace the injured Frans Malherbe at tighthead prop.
On the replacements bench prop JP Smith and utility back Scott van Breda are both in line to make their DHL Stormers debut should they take the field. Continue reading
Cape Town City FC will make their bow in the 2016/17 Premier Soccer League season after the new franchise out of the ashes of Mpumalanga Black Aces was launched on Wednesday.
The club is an ambitious project that seeks to unify 100 grassroots teams that play in the SAFA leagues to feed into their academy that is potentially to be based in Nyanga.
Discussions over the project started with SAFA Western Cape president Norman Arendse last November‚ and culminated in the purchase of Black Aces’ franchise to form a professional team for the grassroots sides to feed into.
“It was clear‚ if you don’t tap into the heart of the guy at the grassroots‚ you cannot succeed at the top. This is a club for the people‚” Comitis said. Continue reading
This from ewn.co.za:
MEC Sihle Zikalala laid the charges against Sodwana Bay Guest House owner Andre Slade earlier today.
JOHANNESBURG – Charges of illegal operation, crimen injuria and tax evasion have been laid against the owner of a KwaZulu-Natal guest house, who said his establishment was not taking bookings from black people and government employees.
The province’s Economic Development and Tourism MEC Sihle Zikalala opened the case today against Sodwana Bay Guest House owner Andre Slade.
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