Book Review: 'Lost and Found in
Book Review: 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir' by Mark GevisserTheSouthAfricanA review of the memoir of Mark Gevisser, most popularly known as a journalist and author of Thabo Mbeki's biography. The memoir is far from a personal account of Gevisser's life, but rather a close look at the city in which he grew up, and how the city ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 1:17 am
Correctional Services Addresses Derby-Lewis
Correctional Services Addresses Derby-Lewis ReportsAllAfrica.comPretoria — The Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services says it has taken note of media reports that say the medical parole board has recommended Clive Derby-Lewis to be released from custody. The ministry on Tuesday said the process of ...and more »
Posted on 27 January 2015 | 8:31 pm
SA Concern at Bogus Nursing Colleges -
SA Concern at Bogus Nursing CollegesAllAfrica.com... of South Africa (DENOSA) has called on the government to close down fake nursing colleges flourishing across the country. DENOSA President, Simon Hlungwani, made the call at this at the just ended National Congress at Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg.and more »
Posted on 27 January 2015 | 5:04 am
Parker: Bafana will counter Ghana's
Goal.comParker: Bafana will counter Ghana's initiativeGoal.comHowever, a draw will mean South Africa bow out. "We have learnt our lesson and we want to bounce ... Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula echoed the exact sentiments of the Boksburg-born forward. "We are quite optimistic of what is coming ...and more »
Posted on 26 January 2015 | 2:24 am
Former 'township' house price growth tops
Former 'township' house price growth tops 'suburbs' in 2014Moneyweb.co.zaNow, the Centre for Affordable Housing Trust in South Africa with the Finmark Trust has developed the Citimark Dashboard – that's a web-based dashboard that delivers local housing market intelligence. One of the interesting things I found – the latest ...and more »
Posted on 25 January 2015 | 12:17 pm
Children swapped at birth in South Africa
Two children swapped at birth in a South African hospital blunder cannot be returned to their natural parents because they are too attached to their ‘adopted' mothers, a report has found. The biological mothers of the four-year-old children learnt last ...
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:16 am
Bronze to Statesmen at Simpson Tourney
Baytown, Texas, Mechanical Engineering) and Byron Lindeque (Sr., Boksburg, South Africa, General Accounting) wrapped up the varsity scoring in a tie for 24th with identical scores of 80. WPU’s second team–‘Blue’–was also in competition and Jeremy ...
Posted on 25 September 2014 | 7:44 am
Oscar Pistorius Sells Home Where He Killed
Oscar Pistorius' home in Pretoria, Johannesburg in South Africa - the home in which he shot and killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp - has been sold to a mining consultant in Boksburg, South Africa, according to multiple media reports. You Magazine in South ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 3:34 pm
Mums at odds over what to do about their
BOKSBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – On August 2nd, 2010, two women’s lives were changed forever at the Tambo Memorial Hospital. It wasn’t the simple fact that they gave birth to healthy babies that was the life altering event; it was the fact that the hospital ...
Posted on 29 May 2014 | 9:51 pm
Nyaope, the street drug that's the scourge
BOKSBURG, South Africa — Mpho was a bored teenager growing up in the bleak sprawl of big city Johannesburg, with few opportunities and little to do for fun. When a friend offered her “nyaope,” she didn’t say no. “I wanted to feel happy,” she ...
Posted on 31 October 2013 | 2:18 am