Rodney Roskruge-23rd Time Of The Writer

Surrealist, poet ,author, Rodney Roskruge who hails from Wentworth, will be featured among the top authors in the land at the 23rd Time of The Writer. Roskruge is the second author from Wentworth to grace this prestigious stage. Last year six time author,Cyril James was featured on the very same platform Time of the Writer …

158 Austerville Drive-A Snake Haven

At the residential complex of 158 Austerville Drive, these rock walls don’t only shelter the snakes, they also keep them fed well. Rodents and smaller reptiles, like lizards will also be lured in by the easy shelter rock walls, which is essentially food service for snakes also inhabiting the rock walls. Snakes are experts when …

Theresa’s Trauma Causes Rioting In Austerville

On Friday 21 Feb rioters, who are also residents of Austerville, blockaded the corner of Austerville Drive and Goedehoop street with burning tyres, trees, rocks and other debris, forcing their plight to be heard. This row was between the disgruntled flat dwellers and the Department of Housing And Human Settlement. The residents’ frustration can be …

People Without A Voice-The “Woodstock”Crisis

As you travel from Chamberlain Rd onto Austerville Drive, less than a kilometre into Austerville Drive, on your left you will encounter a sight for sore eyes. This is the zone euphemistically known as “Woodstock”. Rising tensions, high rates of crime and street disorders are believed to stem largely from frustrations and hostilities prevalent among …

SAPS Warns That Dealing In # Cannabis Is Still Illegal

PRETORIA:The South African Police Service is issuing a stern warning that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms which are marketing and selling cannabis- related products to the public remains illegal, except where specifically allowed in terms of the Medicines and related Substances Act. Some of these illegal businesses, purporting to …

The Power Of Collaboration-Norma Maclou and Gwen Sookool

So when local hockey coach, Gwen Sookool volunteered her services to Norma Maclou and the senior team at Malibongwe, it was a match made in heaven The New Modified Hockey Development For The Elderly, is a welcome addition to the many fitness programmes that these senior citizens are involved in. Resources, energy, tаlеntѕ and gоаlѕ …

Miss Valentine 2020-Kelda Smerdon

Kelda Smerdon is the embodiment of Psyche, whose name means “soul,” she was the mortal bride of Cupid, the Roman God of love. She was granted divinity after attempting Goddess-like feats of devotion to reclaim her beloved after a nasty misunderstanding.   They say that when goddess Kelda  aimed her arrow of love at Irwin Smerdon, …

Dr Anthony Small From Humble Beginnings to Doctorate in Theology (Dth:2017)

The mild mannered Dr Anthony Small constantly strives to be on an even keel in all his endeavours. Always trying to be objective, he is a pacifist who dislikes any kind of conflict. This is not a weakness, but a predilection towards his stoic impartiality. Anthony Small was born in the locality of Stellahill in …

ANC Mourns Death Of Stalwart Derrick McBride

The African National Congress (ANC) has expressed sadness and pain at the passing of struggle veteran and stalwart, Derrick McBride. The passing of Stalwart Derrick McBride 88, who is also the father of MK veteran  Robert McBride, is a huge loss to the entire mass democratic movement. He was unwavering and principled in his commitment …