Latest News for: Soweto life


Big day for Molekwa and Mpontshana

Sowetan Live 22 Nov 2021
... fight in the life of Phila Mpontshana.

’Stellenbosch loss won’t affect Soweto derby at all’, says Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter

Independent online (SA) 03 Nov 2021
Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs’ coach Stuart Baxter suggests that “the derby has its own life”, and that’s why their clash against Soweto rivals Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon will not be affected by their respective defeat in the league on Tuesday ... I think lose or draw, the derby has its own life.

An epic journey of cultural economic geography, says Pali Lehohla on Dr Jerry Mofokeng's new ...

Independent online (SA) 02 Nov 2021
He gives us a glimpse into his family life; his love for his wife and kids, as well as tracing the highlights and disappointments in his career ... He has exposed his life so unreservedly and in gory details to transcend some of the paradoxes that bedevil us as a nation ... The book looks back at Soweto of the three decades from the 1960s.

No clarity yet on spectators for Chiefs- Pirates derby

Business Day 02 Nov 2021
... Pirates in the Soweto derby on Saturday ... Since Covid-19 began to wreak havoc with life across the globe early last year, the two Soweto giants have met twice in the DStv Premiership, twice in the MTN8 competition and once during the off-season Carling Black Label tournament.

Dr Mpho Pooe wants justice for mom and babies

Independent online (SA) 31 Oct 2021
She cut a cool and calm figure for someone who’s life has been threatened and shunned by some of her peers for simply doing her job.Dr Mpho Pooe, right, accompanied Princess Zenani Mandela-Dlamini to her mother, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral in 2018 ... Orlando East and Soweto.

Nathaniel Julies murder accused cops were traumatised after incident – witness

Independent online (SA) 29 Oct 2021
Johannesburg – A State witness in the Nathaniel Julies trial yesterday testified that he arranged a psychologist for the police officers who are alleged to have murdered the Eldorado Park teen ... "He told me he tried to save Nathaniel's life by rushing him to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto ... The Star. .

Reading Coetzee in Cape Town, by Linh Dinh

The Unz Review 06 Oct 2021
In 1964, Mandela was sentenced to life in prison. In 1976, between 176 and 700 black protesters were killed by white policemen in Soweto ... Coetzee published Life and Times of Michael K in 1983 ... For a novel about South Africa, Apartheid, post-Apartheid or just general collapse, Life and Times of Michael K remains, ultimately, too abstract.

Officials pay tribute to Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo

Independent online (SA) 22 Sep 2021
GAUTENG.- The City of Joburg has paid tribute to deceased Joburg mayor Jolidee Matongo with a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the accident which claimed his life. Matongo died on Saturday night in an accident in Lenasia. He had just completed a campaign visit to Soweto where President Cyril Ramaphosa was on the campaign trail for the ANC ... IOL .

Research shows that female sex workers are exposed to extremely high levels of violence

Phys Dot Org 09 Sep 2021
According to investigators, this is the first time evidence has been available from a national sample of FSWs, and it has illuminated the health and complex life experiences of these vulnerable women. The study followed a 2016 pilot conducted in Soweto amongst FSWs that showed sex ...

SAHRC slams 'Soweto Parliament' spaza shop directive as xenophobic

Beijing News 14 Aug 2021
The SA Human Rights Commission slammed a video purporting to ban foreign nationals from opening new spaza shops in Soweto ... Soweto leader Nhlanhla Lux on spending five sleepless nights protecting Maponya Mall - 'I am willing to risk my life'. "There will be no more new spazas in Soweto by foreign nationals," he says in the video.

’A tree has fallen’: Tributes for 1976 student uprising leader Dan Montsitsi

Independent online (SA) 13 Aug 2021
Daniel Sechaba Montsitsi was the leader of the Soweto Students Representative Council, the formation that planned, organised and executed the events of the fateful day ... Another 1976 Soweto uprising leader, Seth Mazibuko, said after receiving the bad news about the passing of Montsitsi, he could not sleep.

JymWrites: Forgive Me For My Honesty (POEM)

Modern Ghana 23 Jul 2021
... to Soweto, going by December to find meaning.

Local campaign wants to resurrect struggling entertainment industry and give creatives a lifeline

Independent online (SA) 10 Jul 2021
Vuma Head of marketing Lianne Williams explained that the programme is currently focusing on Soweto, as it is a hive of culture in the country ... Soweto street artist Nhlapo shared these sentiments,. “In my career as a street artist, I have realised that art is life, and life is art - and I live my life in Soweto through art.