Bicycles change lives in Katlehong

A stylish customised bicycle inspires three youthful men to establish a bicycle restoration hub in Katlehong (ward 49) Phadima section.The ‘7 K STUNTS’ restoration and customisation centre which deals with mending bicycles has become a community elevating hub for most young people in Katlehong because most children bring their old bicycles to be revived in the workshop,they also see it as an intriguing zone for entertainment and sharpening their mechanical expertise, the centre also offers repairing, reconditioning, renewing and painting services for bicycles which were declared un-usable.The bicycle restoration hub…

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Vosloorus’ finest soccer-star

Vosloorus’ finest soccer-star Kagiso Thabiso ‘Kalawa Jazmee’ Senamela says ‘soccer saved his life’ By Matampane Raymond Mokwena One of Vosloorus’ finest soccer-star Kagiso Thabiso ‘Kalawa Jazmee’ Senamela states that soccer saved his life and to a large extent through his talent he wanted to change his family’s life.“If it wasn’t for soccer I could’ve been in prison or died a long time ago but because my passion for soccer seemed stronger than anything i opted to go for it from a young age when I was only thirteen (13) years…

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KFC goes 50/50

KFC goes 50/50 with Mzansi to celebrate 50 years in South Africa #LetsGo5050 Next year, KFC will celebrate 50 years of sharing its famous Original Recipe™ with Mzansi. Since 1971, the popular chicken brand has served up millions of meals around the country and has, over five decades, cemented itself as one of South Africa’s most loved brands. A brand that is not only known for its high-quality standards, but for also offering its customers delicious tasting meals at great prices – making it affordable for all South Africans to…

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A female coach striving for a league cup victory

A female coach believes her unique team containing sets of twins, has what it takes to clinch the top spot of the league cup taking place at the Vosloorus soccer stadium, helmed by Vosloorus Local football Association. The former Banyana Banyana player renowned among her fans as “Bhazooka” (Lydia Lindiwe Zwane) adamantly revealed that her team called “Bhazooka FC” has quality players that will cause havoc in the league.She explained, saying that, “My under 17 team has already showed that it’s capable of winning the league because it has already…

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Young soccer players showcase their talents

Sam Ntuli mall celebrated its one (1) year birthday by hosting a soccer tournament comprising of 8 teams with 15 players per team.The Sam Ntuli Centre Manager Lerato Makama explained to Ekurhuleni news stating that, “This ceremony signifies a great journey for us as a mall, we are grateful to be still operating especially now during this hard economic times because most businesses have closed down, but today we are fortunate to be celebrating our existence as a mall and we want children within our vicinity to enjoy themselves and…

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DRILLING TEAM SEEKS ASSISTANCE

A drum and drilling team which is called ‘Sesfikile Drum Majorettes’ that was formed in 2013 in Phola Park (Thokoza) is pleading with any reliable donors to assist by donating full uniforms and instruments for the group. The team comprising of girls who are aged 9-14 years old needs white boots, white hats, white gloves and more drums. The ‘Sesfikile Drum Majorettes’ group was formed under a soccer team called Sesfikile FC from Phola Park in Thokoza led by Duduzile Mudau. However the soccer team only manages to buy dresses…

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COACHING MAESTRO HONORED

The Vosloorus ward 45 George Makhubela ANC branch based in the City of Ekurhuleni honoured a soccer coaching maestro, Bra Zakes Ntshalintshali, who started coaching youngsters back in 1994.Initially, the prestigious event commenced at Bopang Kgotso primary school and it proceeded to the Joe Modise sports ground where the ideal dream of the legendary soccer coach began and a top four (4) soccer tournament was also held during the phenomenal event, on the day (24 October 2020).However the masses who attended the event were puzzled and amused by the presence…

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A NETBALL PLAYER FROM EKURHULENI CONTINUES TO BREAK BARRIERS

A 31-year-old mother, Palesa (Busta) Mbukwana from Kwa-Thema in Ekurhuleni and also an employee of the Ekurhuleni municipality continues to break barriers in the netball fraternity.She started playing netball at a very young age, but only started taking the sport seriously in 2004, when she was in Grade9, fortunately she was selected to represent Eastern Gauteng now famously known as Ekurhuleni and during the national netball championships she was then selected to play for the South African school under-17 netball team.Later In 2011 she was selected to play for Gauteng…

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RUN YOUR CITY SERIES BIDS FAREWELL TO FNB

2020 will be remembered for many reasons, but for Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the Run Your City Series, it marks the final year with FNB as the valued title sponsor of what has become one of South Africa’s most iconic and innovative road running series. “The Run Your City Series has enjoyed tremendous growth since the inception of the inaugural event, the FNB Cape Town 12K CITYRUN in 2015,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The Cape Town race was such a resounding success that it quickly…

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FITNESS JUNKIES CELEBRATE HERITAGE DAY BY EXERCISING IN WINDMILL PARK

Ntokozo Mwelase the founder and director of The Future Shapers organisation celebrated heritage day (24 September 2020) by hosting ‘The Future Shapers Fitness Club Aerobics Marathon’ that are distinctively incorporated with African dance moves that invigorate the body, at Ebandleni Shisanyama, in Windmill Park.Primarily, Ntokozo Mwelase who was also a fitness instructor on the day, explained that, “The reason we host these aerobics marathon is to introduce fitness to people holistically, yes you can be fit physically but if you are weak mentally it’s a crisis, when we say a…

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