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Local, Sharpeville Tribute

The Formation of Sharpeville 

When World War II ended in 1945, industry in many countries of the world experienced a boom. South Africa also experienced the rapid industrial growth with surging demand for manufacturing as the world rebuilt. SASOL and ISCOR were the two state-owned enterprises responsible for the…

Basic, Feature

Human Rights Day 

Human rights are rights that everyone should have simply because they are human. No other qualification is required. They are standards that allow all people to live with dignity, freedom, equality, justice and peace. Human rights are not only moral principles, but they are part…

Feature, Sharpeville Tribute

21 March… A Stitch in Time 

March 21, 1960. Sharpeville police station, Sharpville. Police officers were armed with live ammunition. They shot at a crowd of protesters. The protesters were predominantly black South Africans. They were protesting against pass-laws which required Africans to carry passbooks all the time. After what some…

Sport

Sports Day At Vaal University Of Technology (VUT) Stadium 

There was a lot of league sporting activities for the day including soft ball and hockey, involving junior and senior teams from different parts of Gauteng. The matches included male and female teams. Even though there was less spectators the teams gave a spectacular display…

Local, News

The Big Cleanup In Sharpeville 

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently formally launched the Good Green Deeds campaign in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape.The Department of Environmental Affairs is entrusted with a crucial legislative mandate to ensure all citizens within the Republic of South Africa live in a clean and healthy environment and use…