Three suspects arrested for murder

Three suspects were arrested for the murder of a 32 year old male from Saint Petersburg on the 23rd of February 2021. The deceased’s brother alleges that he and the deceased were visiting a relative in Tsakane extension five when they all decided to go to Bahama Bar in KwaThema. After spending some time at Bahama, they decided to head back to Tsakane. The deceased’s brother alleges that a fight broke out outside the gate of Bahama between the deceased and a number of other males. Shortly after, a red…

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Author imparts positivity through writing

Tebogo Matjie (31-years-old) from Duduza, Nigel is a self-taught writer who currently has two books out. The one book is titled ‘The Journey Goes On’ and the other one is titled ‘Dreams Worth Dreaming’. He is also a Boston Media House Graduate and holds a diploma in Radio and Broadcasting. Tebogo shares the challenges he had whilst growing up and seeing that he loved writing poems back then, literature was something he found solace in. He also mentions how those difficulties inspired him to write his first book, his book…

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Ayoba-Yo hosts tournaments in Astroturf field

On Sundays Coach Innocent Mayoyo who is famously known as Ayoba-Yo usually hosts soccer tournaments at Astroturf field in Kwa-Thema. These eight aside tournaments consist of U-11 teams that are based in Ekurhuleni and outside the region.The Ayoba-Yo games are usually structured as top 8 tournaments that include U-11 teams from Delmas, Vosloorus, Duduza and Kwa-Thema, and other areas outside of the City of Ekurhuleni. Coach Mayoyo said: “I started this project last year, but because of COVID-19 and the rainy season I decided to put it on hold; however…

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First albinism contest launched in South Africa

The first-ever Mr and Miss Albinism South Africa beauty pageant was launched by Godfrey Mphatswe, through the initiative he aims to uplift and inspire the lives of people with albinism. Mphatswe noticed a gap in the South African fashion and beauty industry after learning that countries like Zimbabwe and Malawi are empowering and uplifting their people with albinism. He then decided to introduce the peagant in South Africa. “I was invited to Mr and Miss Albinism Zimbabwe, as a judge and I also went to another one in Malawi and…

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Tlakula matric pupils acquire second spot

The principal of Tlakula Secondary School, Nonhlanhla Thembekwayo is impressed by the overall performance of her 2020 matric students. Tlakula Secondary School obtained an 84, 76% matric overall pass rate and claimed the second spot in the best performing high school category in KwaThema. Hundred fifty one (151) learners wrote their exams, but only 128 learners passed. 87 learners obtained their bachelors, 33 of them obtained their diplomas and only 8 learners passed with higher certificates. The principal mentioned that the school never closed, and that the challenges that they…

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Fafi immensely preferred by Township dwellers

Fafi also known as ‘mo-china’ is a form of betting played mainly by black South African women and men, particularly those living in South African Townships. History reveals that it was established by Chinese immigrants in South Africa. In a quiet corner of Mafuyeka and Mswati an area in Tsakane, Fafi players anxiously wait for the Fafi bakkie holding their bags filled with betting lucky numbers. Players bet on numbers from 1 up until 36, that correspond with a particular image derived from dream that the Fafi player had. These…

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