Daily Archives: July 11, 2013

Skating events today in JBay

Sector9 presents the skate event of the JBay Winter Fest. This event is a skate course with cones and ramps and other obstacles, and the skaters are aiming for the best time possible. It will take place today and is set to take place on Sable Street in Jeffreys Bay, which is where the BP […]

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Occy eliminated in JBay Open of Surfing

Early morning onshore conditions at Supertubes cleaned up yesterday, and the 3rd and 4th mens quarterfinals were sent out into the highly contestable three to four-foot conditions. The first heat in the water saw the biggest upset of the event take place with former world champion Australian Mark Occhilupo being eliminated along with Simon Fish […]

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Pupils give Angie extra homework

The days of having to attend class at hopelessly overcrowded schools that do not have electricity, proper sanitation or teaching facilities are numbered for tens of thousands of pupils.

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Liliesleaf trio: When we were warriors

In 1961 a “gardener” by the name of David Motsamayi started working on Liliesleaf farm for a white man called Arthur Goldreich.

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Little faith in the courts

One in three South Africans believes the courts discriminate against poor black South Africans.

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Juju puts his hat in the ring

It was always going to be a well-attended media event, the first public outing of Julius Malema as the self-proclaimed commander-in-chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters.

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Jab in leg sees doctor in dock

A 78-year-old man has hauled his doctor before a Health Professions Council of South Africa board of inquiry for allegedly not taking due care when injecting him with an anti-inflammatory.

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No drugs, but minister is hailed

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has been elected chairman of Stop TB, an international organisation that has praised him for his role in fighting the epidemic.

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Phnomenal archaeology

A vast, ancient and sophisticated city has been uncovered beneath Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

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Grills stay in the picture

While steakhouses tend to be the preserve of large franchises, a few independent treasures remain.

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Triumph for African modernism

The seminal exhibition by Meschac Gaba at Tate Modern dispels ­notions that African art is about the traditional or ­ethnographic.

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The arch angle on booming Chinatown

Twin structures spanning Cyrildene’s main stretch bridge the community’s dual identities.

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Pieter-Dirk Uys returns to Robben Island

His play "Panorama" made waves in the 1980s. Pieter-Dirk Uys recalls how he updated the story to write a novel with the island prison at its core.

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Pirouetting in step with the world

An R8-million grant leaves the dazzling South ­African Mzansi Ballet company dancing on air.

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