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Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach

Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach

Allister Coetzee Stays On As Coach: In the end SA Rugby will choose the soft option by retaining Springbok coach Allister Coetzee for the immediate future following a review process of his first year in...

Never Too Late

Never Too Late

Never Too Late:  Never Too Late: Decades ago, a shotgun wedding locked Edith into a life with a husband she is not sure she ever loved. At sixty-five, she feels like a ghost in...

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All

Tembisa Hospital No Help At All: A accident victim who waited for hours at the Tembisa Hospital without receiving medical attention is recovering well at another government hospital. Michelle Cornellissen (57) was seriously injured on...

Grow your own grape vines

Grow your own grape vines

Grow your own grape vines Grow your own grape vines: Grape vines need full sun all day, no matter the region you live in. Vines also need a well-drained soil that is free of...

Lemon bars

Lemon bars

Lemon bars: Lemon bars: First of all,  if citrus flavor is what you want, then these melt-in-your-mouth lemon bars are the answer. Therefore,  the two-ingredient glaze packs a bright, lemony punch! In addition,  this...

The Roots of the Olive Tree

The Roots of the Olive Tree

The Roots of the Olive Tree The Roots of the Olive Tree:  Set in northern California, a beautiful and touching debut novel. This is a novel that brings to life,  five generations of women....

Interesting facts about pom pom chrysanthemums

Interesting facts about pom pom chrysanthemums

Interesting facts about pom pom chrysanthemums Interesting facts about pom pom chrysanthemums:  First of all,  growing pom pom chrysanthemums flowers in your garden, can be very beneficial. In addition,  pom pom chrysanthemums are very...

SA Bike Festival

SA Bike Festival

SA Bike Festival: Tickets are on sale now for the hugely successful South Africa Bike Festival, which debuted as the FIRST event in 2016 at the ALL NEW Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Back by...

Yoghurt flatbreads

Yoghurt flatbreads

Yoghurt flatbreads Ingredients: 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup finely ground wholemeal flour 3/4 tsp fine salt 1 cup Greek yoghurt 2 Tbs olive oil, plus extra for cooking Method: Yoghurt flatbreads:  Place...

Close On R1-m Damages

Close On R1-m Damages

Close On R1-m Damages: Ekurhuleni Metro has to cough up nearly R1-million in damages after a Boksburg North man was seriously injured when he drove into a brick wall after hitting a pothole. Thomas Lourens van der...

Big Things For Kempton

Big Things For Kempton

Big Things For Kempton: The City of Ekurhuleni has hit the ground running for the year of 2017, as the mayoral service delivery programme continues. In the first 100 days in office, executive mayor, Clr Mzwandile...

Being Elvis A Lonely Life

Being Elvis A Lonely Life

Being Elvis A Lonely Life Being Elvis A Lonely Life: On the surface, Elvis Presley seemed to have it all. Money, gold records, women, incredible fame. Yet underneath was a lonely man, addicted to...

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th

Friday The 13th: Fiday the 13th, considered by many as one of the unluckiest days of the year, is here again. If you are worried about what’s in store this time, then you’re not alone. Psychologists...

Ekurhuleni Issues

Ekurhuleni Issues

Ekurhuleni Issues: The office of the Executive Mayor in Ekurhuleni notes the social media allegations against MMC for Human Settlements, Lesiba Mpya, plus the Chief of Staff, Reckson Hasani. The allegations are around the alleged usage...

Birch Acres Dog Training Club

Birch Acres Dog Training Club

Birch Acres Dog Training Club: Birch Acres Dog Training Club registration and first day of term, is on Saturday. The club would love to welcome new members and dogs/puppies; and help you build your relationships with your...

Early Morning Accident

Early Morning Accident

Early Morning Accident: One person was killed and 15 others injured when a taxi rear-ended another vehicle on the N1 south at Allandale Road around 6am yesterday morning. After the collision the taxi driver lost control...

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down

Father Gunned Down: A 38-year-old father of three children – two boys and a girl – was brutally gunned down in Rhodesfield in what is believed to have been a hijacking. Tebogo Madisha of Terenure, who...

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo The Count of Monte Cristo:  Edmond Dantès, a handsome,  promising young sailor,  docks the three-masted French ship, the Pharaon in Marseilles after its captain died en route home. As...

Cauliflower cheese tart

Cauliflower cheese tart

Cauliflower cheese tart Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 140g cold unsalted butter, chopped 3 eggs 1 egg yolk, extra 1 small cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small...

In This Mountain

In This Mountain

In This Mountain In This Mountain:  Father Tim takes on a unique and difficult ministry, when an unexpected event propels him on a painful journey that shakes his faith, his marriage, and the whole...

Zuurfontein In A Mess

Zuurfontein In A Mess

Zuurfontein In A Mess: There has been no back filling done yet on Zuurfontein Road where a huge sinkhole occurred due to a burst water pipe on Tuesday. The road has been closed for...

How to care for potted geraniums

How to care for potted geraniums

How to care for potted geraniums How to care for potted geraniums:  Geraniums are a longtime favorite of all gardeners. They are easy to grow, colorful, and many add a lovely scent to the...

Zuurfontein Chaos

Zuurfontein Chaos

Zuurfontein Chaos: Its now the second time in recent weeks a car has ended up in a huge hole in one of Kempton Park’s roads – and again the hole has been caused by...

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle: A man was left trapped inside a vehicle after five cars collided on the N1 South near the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand, on Saturday morning at around 10am. According to Netcare 911’s...

Like Dandelion Dust

Like Dandelion Dust

Like Dandelion Dust Like Dandelion Dust: This book is a compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent. Of being a parent, through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar...

Rack of lamb with rosemary and roasted vegetables

Rack of lamb with rosemary and roasted vegetables

Rack of lamb with rosemary and roasted vegetables Ingredients: 1 pound fingerling potatoes, tossed in olive oil 1/4 cup mild extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped rosemary leaves Use whole twigs too if...

The Thorn Birds

The Thorn Birds The Thorn Birds: Three generations of Clearys live through joy and sadness in the rugged Australian Outback. Also, through bitter defeat and magnificent triumph.  All driven by their dreams, sustained by remarkable...