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DA concerned about bullying in schools

DA concerned about bullying in schools

DA concerned about bullying in schools – The Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape is deeply concerned about the reports of bullying taking place in some of the schools in the province. The Western...

High adrenaline fun at Gold Reef City

  High adrenaline fun at Gold Reef City Bring the family for what should be day packed full of adrenaline and fun. The Theme park offers the following rides,  Anaconda with a fear factor...

Man tries to hang teenage boy

Man tries to hang teenage boy

Rondebult Alberton – Man tries to hang teenage boy. Police have arrested a 48-year-old man after he allegedly tried to hang a 10-year-old boy in Alberton, south of Johannesburg. Police believed the 10-year old...

Parkdene Primary School

Parkdene Primary School

Image:  Google Streetview The History of Parkdene Primary School On 31 October 1906, a train with the High Commissioner, Lord Selborne, as passenger steamed into Vogelfontein station. Lord Selborne was to officiate at a...

St Dominics Catholic school for girls

St Dominics Catholic school for girls

About St Dominics Catholic school for girls St Dominics Catholic school for girls, was established eighty-seven years ago when the magnificent buildings of St Dominic’s Convent and School rose from the African dust. The...

Lions destroys Western Province

Lions destroys Western Province

JOHANNESBURG –  Another great win by The Golden Lions when they destroyed Western Province when they beat Western Province 62-25 in Johannesburg on Friday at Ellis Park Stadium. The Teams Golden Lions: 15 Andries...

Springboks take down Scotland with great win

Springboks take down Scotland with great win

Image: Springboks Facebook View image | gettyimages.com The Springboks upped their game with an impressive 34 – 16 win over Scotland in their Rugby World Cup Pool B match in Newcastle.  Under the new leadership...

Christian massacre in Oregon

Christian massacre in Oregon

International News Oregon – Christian massacre in Oregon. Residents of a quiet Oregon town struggled after the latest U.S. mass shooting. A young gunman went on a rampage and killed nine people in a college classroom before he...

Zuma says SA wants smarter citizens

Zuma says SA wants smarter citizens

Johannesburg – Zuma says SA wants smarter citizens. President Jacob Zuma said today that Operation Phakisa the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education will assist the country to have smart citizens in the...

Joburg mall shootout wounds 12 people

Joburg mall shootout wounds 12 people

Alexandra Johannesburg – Joburg mall shootout wounds 12 people.  According to reports and Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha the shooting happened at the Pan African Mall. The injured were treated on the scene and taken...

Cosatu plans national stay-away next week

Cosatu plans national stay-away next week

Cosatu plans national stay-away next week. Introduction Management may be aware, from recent media reports, that Cosatu has issued a notice to Nedlac of its intention to stage a national stay-away or a socio-economic...

The Crucible Glass Blowing

The Crucible Glass Blowing

  The Crucible Glass Blowing, a long-term dream and project of Greg Miller, came to fruition in 2011 as a diverse centre of creativity offering the facilities and space for aspiring and experienced fine...

Kempton Park Golf Club

Kempton Park Golf Club

Designed in 1965 by Grimsdell & Kerr, Kempton Park Golf Course is characterised as a typical Parklands golf course with kikuyu fairway grass and a mixture of poa and bent grass on the greens....

Emperors Palace Hotel and Casino

  Emperors Palace Hotel and Casino Situated just 5 minutes from Oliver Tambo international airport at 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, South Africa. Emperors Palace Hotel and Casino is ideal for conferences, banquets and...

House robbery Noordheuwel

House robbery Noordheuwel

House robbery Noordheuwel HOUSE ROBBERY Noordheuwel Suspects traced back to Windmill Park Boksburg Nicely done SAPS! Boksburg North Facebook  Do you have a story for us.  Please send us a mail to info@myalberton.co.za  

Robbery in Casseldale

Robbery in Casseldale

Robbery in Casseldale – There was a armed robbery in Casseldale. The Casseldale CPF was fast on scene. Hi5 Kids Recovery Unit would like to thank Sean and Bev the married team for their fast...

Google launches Google Match targeting email

Google launches Customer Match targeting email

Google launches Customer Match targeting email – All the large tech giants are rolling out their latest products due to ad week. Google is on the verge of launching their newly anticipated and in-demand product...

Carnival City Casino and Hotel

  Carnival City Casino and Hotel. Situated just off the n17 Carnival City is home to a variety of activities that will entertain the whole family. The casino has 1750 slot machines and 58...

Repairs on the Swartkoppies Road Bridge

Repairs on the Swartkoppies Road Bridge

Alberton – Back in March 2011 the pedestrian bridge was damaged by a truck.  Since then the Swartkoppies Road bridge was left as is. The bid for the repair of the bridge was advertised back in 2011. According...

Maboneng Urban Lifestyle

Maboneng Urban Lifestyle

Maboneng Urban Lifestyle, Maboneng, meaning ‘Place of Light’, is a privately developed urban neighbourhood on the east side of Johannesburg CBD. A fully fledged thriving community, Maboneng is home to several independent retail, restaurants...

jack blacks beer

Jack Black’s Beer

  Jack Black’s Beer is made from the finest natural ingredients at our state-of-the-art Cape Town craft brewery. At Jack Black’s Brewing Co we’re dedicated to brewing beers that inspire us. Our focus is...

Basic Sangria Recipe

Ingredients 2 Bottles dry red wine (Tassenberg) 1 Cup brandy(Richelieu or Klipdrift) 1 Cup orange juice 1/4 Cup sugar 2 Oranges, cut 2 Lemons, cut 3 Limes, cut 2 Apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks 2...

Crazy salary hikes for SABC

Crazy salary hikes for SABC

Crazy salary hikes for SABC – Hlaudi Motsoeneng has had a salary increase of nearly R1 million in the last financial year according to a 702 interview with a EWN reporter. The public broadcaster’s...

all about beards

All About Beards

  All About Beards – The beard has been growing in popularity since the mid 2000’s. But it wasn’t until spring of 2013, that the full beard took over the world. When will it end?...