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IT’S OUR LAND Residents of Rutherford Road in Sunninghill can rest assured that the Johannesburg Property Company will not sell their small park. PAGE 3

WHAT TO DO IN JOZI A list of some interesting places to visit and fun things to do in Johannesburg over the World Cup period. PAGE 4 & 5

FAN PARK FUN Residents from Fourways and surrounding areas descended on Montecasino’s fan zone to support Bafana in the opening match. PAGE 10

MAKING THEIR MARK Two Douglasdale sisters are bursting with pride after having etched their names in World Cup history. PAGE 24

For the love of the game

ENJOY THE GAMES: The Fourways Review editorial team of Julia Lloyd, Matthew Wood, Kennedy Mudzuli, Sharmaine Reuter and Stuart Dickinson wish Bafana Bafana well in the Wednesday match against Uruguay, and all tourists and regular readers a festive and fun-filled World Cup. See inside for additional World Cup stories, as well as detailed guides on how to enjoy Johannesburg and the many treasures it holds.

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Woman murdered in Chartwell SHARMAINE REUTER A 40-year-old woman’s life was violently taken when she was stabbed to death for her cellphone by unknown suspects. According to Douglasdale police station spokesman Warrant OďŹƒcer Balan Muthan, the woman, the wife of a gardener in the area, had alighted from a taxi and was on her way home by foot along Runnymead Road. The victim was accosted at the corner of Third Avenue and Runnymead Road at around 6pm. She was robbed of her cellphone and stabbed to death. Police were uncertain whether there were one or two suspects but were investigating. Muthan said, “It is sad a woman had to lose her life over a cellphone.â€? He said policing in Douglasdale police precinct was increased last month. “All our oďŹƒcers are on the street and will be until further notice,â€? said Muthan. sharmaine@caxton.co.za

Help cops catch crooks Crime Line is an anonymous tip-o line that allows members of the public to send any information on crime, or suspected criminal behaviour, to the police, who have committed to act on it. Smses are sent to 32211 at R1 or e-mails can be sent via www.crimeline.co.za.

Are flags that offensive? Police priorities during the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ have raised many questions. While the greatest sporting showpiece has been one big jol so far, do they really have to go hard on roadside ag sellers? Yes, we all love a city where eective law enforcement prevails. And indeed, the roadsiders are breaking municipal street trading by-laws and should face the might of the law. The truth is that residents have for years pleaded with law enforcement agencies to deal with illegal traders. But there is another school of thought here; the World Cup is upon us. The roadsiders have been selling ags of participating countries and other supporters’ items since the turn of the year. And theirs don’t hit the pocket. In fact, they have always traded there, long before the World Cup kicked o, and will continue to do so after the ďŹ nal whistle. How then, and when, did

people providing a good service and earning an honest living suddenly become a target, so much so that armed policemen take to the roads in trucks and conďŹ scate their wares? Is it because we now have global football fans among us? If so, does it make it right? Some fans will not be able to show their true colours, courtesy of the lawmen, when the pride of South Africa whips the Uruguayans in Pretoria on Wednesday evening. It will be interesting to see if the zero tolerance approach to roadsiders – and the ‘ladies of the night’ who were ordered into a police truck in Illovo the other night – will continue after 11 July. The solution rests with allocating the informal traders a site to conduct their business, and monitoring what they sell not arresting them. But surely national ags during the World Cup cannot be that oensive? kennedym@caxton.co.za

DISCONTINUED DRUG DEAL: A bag of marijuana is testament to a failed drug deal.

Crime catch MATTHEW WOOD It’s been a busy week for Douglasdale police. Criminals fought the law and the law won after culprits continuously failed to keep their illegal swagger out of arm’s reach. Douglasdale police spokesman Balan Muthan allowed the Review a quick peek inside the evidence room. Bundles of copper cable sat securely after two suspects aged 25 and 32 were caught pillaging the underground material from an Eskom power station in Kya Sand. Among conďŹ scated ďŹ rearms and contraband sat an enormous bag of cannabis in a forensic package. The

large sack of drugs was seized from a 28-year-old drug dealer operating in Jukskei Park. But the inspection was interrupted by the arrival of more than half a dozen illegal street traders. According to Muthan they were considered pests in the area who contributed to nothing other than excessive littering and holding up the traďŹƒc during this particularly busy time of year. “Other than that it’s been a very quiet week for us. “Criminals keep a low proďŹ le, particularly with all our forces constantly out on the streets. We are expecting a safe and secure festive period ahead of usâ€?. matthew@caxton.co.za

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Take a trip on the Gautrain REVIEW REPORTER Gautrain commuters should take note of the following: Getting to your destination The Gautrain service will operate from Monday to Sunday between 5.30am to 8.30pm. Trains and buses will run every 12 minutes during peak times and every 20 minutes during o-peak times. The bus stops will be approximately 500m apart, along seven bus routes initially, within a 15km radius of Gautrain stations. There will also be a park-and-ride facility in place within the station precinct. Paying your way The Gautrain train, bus and parking fares will all be payable via the re-usable Gautrain Gold Card, onto which customers can load single trip or monthly tickets and other services. Cards will be available from all ticket oďŹƒces and ticket vending machines at stations as well as from selected o-site retailers. ‰ Airport passengers can board at any station and will pay R100 for a single train trip to the airport. All trains to the airport will go via Sandton station.

‰ A single train trip from Sandton to Marlboro will cost R16.50, from Sandton to RhodesďŹ eld R21.00; and from Marlboro to RhodesďŹ eld R18.50. Special weekly and monthly packages are also available for regular users. ‰ Integrated single train plus single bus trips will cost R22.50 from Sandton to Marlboro, R27.00 from Sandton to RhodesďŹ eld; and R24.50 from Marlboro to RhodesďŹ eld. ‰ Parking at any station will cost R9.50 for the ďŹ rst 24hrs or part thereof as long as you also use the train. Access for the disabled Wheelchair access is provided to all trains, 50 percent of the buses, stations, toilets, lifts, fare gates, ticket oďŹƒces and vending machines. The system has accessibility features to aid people with diďŹƒculties in walking, gripping, reaching or balancing while blind and partially sighted people are assisted through the use of colour contrasts, clear signage and lighting, non-reective surfaces, tactile surfaces, and audible as well as visual announcements. Deaf passengers and those hard of hearing are assisted through visual as well as audible announcements, induction loops and clear signs. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

SMALL TREASURE: Resident JosĂŠ Clara surveys the small rocky koppie that homeowners have big plans for. He holds several ancient stone artifacts which he discovered in the park during walks.

In good hands STUART DICKINSON

IT’S BEAUTIFUL: The Gautrain sits at the station.

Beware of possible poetry scam ZANELE SABELA The Poetry Institute of Africa poetry competition appears to be a scam. In May, the Review ran an advert by the institute calling on the public to enter original poems into a competition with a grand prize of R10 000 cash. Subsequently, a reader Matthew Murray said he was having trouble getting in touch with the people at the institute. Murray said he had entered the competition in 2009 and was notiďŹ ed his poem had been selected to appear in the institute’s annual anthology. He was told he would have to pay for a copy of the published book. Thinking it would make a lovely Christmas present Murray ordered 11 copies and posted a cheque for R2 600. It was cashed but Murray never received the books or heard from the institute again. “When I saw the ad this year I noticed the

same details. I called but could not get through,� he said. That is when he called the Review. We also had no luck over the phone, so we tried to lure them out by requesting an interview. But the calls and e-mails remained unanswered. “Even back then I thought it was suspect.� Published poet and coordinator at Wits University Writing Centre, Kgaogelo Lekota, said he entered the competition in 1998, but when they told him to pay to receive the anthology he became suspicious. A Google search by the Review revealed similar complaints on Hellopeter.com. A search for the publishers of the anthology came up empty; the website lists a postal address but no physical address. Murray said his selected poem was part of a trilogy dedicated to his wife who died in 2008, which was why he wanted copies. “It was entitled My wife, my lover, my friend, the same words on her headstone.� zanele@caxton.co.za

The Johannesburg Property Company ( JPC) does not intend to sell the small piece of land on Rutherford Road in Sunninghill. JPC spokesman Brian Mahlangu said they would rather help the community through legal processes to see that they keep the open space. This would involve rezoning the land from residential 1 to public open space. Several weeks ago, the Review published an article detailing how residents in the area had heard rumours that JPC was in the process of selling the land, a small rocky koppie that holds signiďŹ cant historical value to homeowners in the area (Let us keep this land, week ending 21 May). Former landowners, Anglo American Properties, donated the open space to the community in 1984 after residents objected to its development. Previously, the Review struggled to get answers from JPC as several oďŹƒcials declined to comment, but we have since learnt that the municipality does

not intend to sell. Resident JosĂŠ Clara said homeowners were arranging a braai and clean-up afternoon in the near future to rid the park of excess vegetation and look at exciting plans on how to utilise the open space in months to come. Melody Tuson, another enthusiastic resident, said an idea was to erect a curved stone wall at the back of the property which would display large photographs of Clara’s old maps of the area, and pictures of the ancient stone relics he found in the park many years ago. “Pupils from local schools could come and learn about the area’s history and geological structure,â€? said Clara. Ward councillor for the area Annette Deppe said these initiatives had her full support. “We still need to investigate how the land was ever rezoned as residential. I lived in Sunninghill for 18 years and knew that it was originally zoned as public parkland.â€? stuartd@caxton.co.za


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Joburg has much more going for it than just a new soccer stadium. So while you’re waiting to watch your next match, or perhaps have some time on your hands in the City of Gold, why not check out some of Jozi’s hidden gems? Spend some time outdoors Joburg isn’t all bright lights and buildings. The largest urban man-made forest, it boasts a number of parks and open spaces, the salvation of many a frustrated citydweller. ‰Joburg Zoo What trip to Africa is complete without seeing a lion or an elephant? With over 3 000 species you can’t leave Joburg without checking in. Location: Upper Park Drive, Saxonwold. Details: 011-646-2000 or www.jhbzoo. org.za ‰Zoo Lake and other parks Across the road from the Joburg Zoo on Jan Smuts Avenue is one of the city’s gems. Over a hundred years old, Zoo Lake and its famous ducks, is a popular picnic and braai ground for families and friends. Or if you are near the Melrose Arch area, a walk around James and Ethel Gray Park is a relaxing option. Details: www.jhbcityparks.com ‰Melville Koppies A nature reserve and national heritage site, it is the last conserved remnant of Joburg’s ridges as they were before the discovery of gold in 1886.

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VIEW THE HEAVENS: The Johannesburg Planetarium, Wits University.

Join one of the walks and see indigenous wildlife, vegetation and an Iron Age kraal with iron-smelting furnace. Location: Emmarentia (parking at Marks Park Sports Club) Details: 011-482-4797 or www.mk.org. za So much to see, so little time… Jozi has so many attractions, museums and events that even the locals don’t know the half of it, but if you want to take in some local culture, history or beer then it’s all right here. ‰Origins Centre Learn more about South Africa’s history and perhaps your own roots and head along to the Origins Centre, where you can see the earliest images made by man, take an 80 000-year journey to the present in search of art and culture and experience the oldest known ritual still practised today – the San/Bushman trance dance. Location: Wits University, Enoch Sontonga Avenue, Braamfontein Details: 011-717-4700 or www.origins. org.za ‰Apartheid Museum Acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is apartheid. Location: Northern Parkway and Gold Reef Road, Ormonde Details: 011-309-4700 or www. apartheidmuseum.org

LETHARGIC: An elephant enjoys some hay at the Joburg Zoo.

‰Constitution Hill The home of the Constitutional Court, protector of our basic rights and freedoms. Also the site of the Old Fort Prison Complex, where thousands were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela were imprisoned here. Details: 011-381-3100 or www. constitutionhill.org.za ‰Cradle of Humankind Visit the birthplace of humanity in the Cradle of Humankind, an hour’s drive from Joburg. The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an exhibition focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years. Maropeng means ‘returning to the place of origin’ in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa. Our ancestors have lived in this area for more than three million years. Details: 014-577-9000 or www. maropeng.co.za

BIG GUNS: The Military History Museum, Saxonwold. PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN

Childline offers some practical tips for parents and guardians: ‰Do not allow your child to wander alone in parks or shopping malls. ‰Even in winter, make sure your pool is absolutely safe when you allow your child to play in the garden. ‰Do not allow your child to play in the road. If you suspect a child is being abused, report the incident to the police. Details: 0800055-555.


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REVIEW REPORTER Johannesburg Tourism Company ( JTC) has launched its Joburg ultimate guides and transport maps for 2010’s inux of visitors. Chief executive oďŹƒcer Lindiwe Kwele announced that 30 000 guides and 100 000 maps would be distributed as part of its 2010 readiness initiative. Maps and guides can be collected

Rock out this winter Apart from football, there is plenty to keep residents and visitors busy in The City of Gold during the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. ‰ The festival of Africa at Melrose Arch oers a month of African culture, art, music and dance from 11 June to 3 July. Visit www.festivalofafrica.org ‰ The Joburg Zoo has a daily programme oering a variety of World Cup-themed activities, including animals playing soccer, and day and night tours from 11 June to 11 July. Visit www.jhbzoo.org.za ‰SPace, a contemporary African art exhibition, runs from 11 June to 11 July at Museum Africa, Newtown, Johannesburg. Visit www. theartistsofafrica.co.za ‰ Joburg Theatre presents Andrew

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FOOTBALL FUN: See the animals go a little footiemad this winter at Joburg Zoo.

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Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton’s musical The Boys in the Photograph until July 11. Visit www.showbusiness.co.za ‰ The Mandela at Joburg Theatre hosts Johnny Clegg’s Spirit is the Journey show on 26 and 27 June. Visit www. showbusiness.co.za ‰ Le Grand Cirque Fantazie, described as the next generation of Cirque du Soleil, comes to the Joburg Theatre from 15 July to 2 August. Visit www. showbusiness.co.za ‰AFI Africa Fashion Week at the Sandton Convention Centre features the collections of 30 designers in 19 runway shows from 30 June to 3 July, while on 5 July the second AFI African Fashion Awards will be held at the centre. Phone 011-269-6960. ‰World sport destination expo and inaugural sport tourism conference at the Sandton Convention Centre

from 5 to 9 July. Visit www. worldsportdestinationexpo.com ‰ The World Football House at the Sandton Convention Centre will provide the world’s leading nations and brands with a dynamic platform to showcase their products and services from 10 June to 11 July. Visit www. worldfootballhouse.com ‰ X–Homes Johannesburg, a production of the Goethe Institut and Hebbel am Ufer, will be staged in Pimville and Kliptown from 7 to 10 July. Spectators buy a ticket in advance and are asked to meet at a speciďŹ c place and time. From there, two spectators are sent o on a tour, leading them to seven private homes, including the Soweto Hotel. Phone 011-442-3232. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

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Let’s work TOGETHER and clean up YOUR neighbourhood. How it works: Each week The Citizen invites you to nominate an intersection in the greater Johannesburg area that you believe could do with being spruced up. An intersection will be chosen and a CitiClean team will be dispatched to clean it up.

How to nominate an intersection: SMS the word CLEAN followed by the intersection and suburb to 32111 (Cost per sms is R1) or e-mail to citiclean@citizen.co.za.

CitiClean crew on the corner of Gordon and Ontdekkers (Roodepoort) – 11 November 2009

from Bryanston organic market, Fourways Mall information desk, Northcli Manor guest house, Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Culross guest house in Bryanston, Little Flock pre-school in Bryanston, 6th on Westbrooke guesthouse in Sandton, Alexander Forbes in Sandton and City Lodge in Sandton. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

Free legal aid for tourists REVIEW REPORTER A team of lawyers will be available 24 hours a day to provide telephonic legal advice to local and international visitors during the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. The Johannesburg Tourism Company ( JTC) has selected Legal & Tax, the only legal insurance company in the country, to provide legal and tax services for the duration of the

tournament. This is to ensure visitors to Joburg will have the best possible experience during their stay in the city, oering free legal advice on various topics, including car accidents, unlawful arrest, buying property in South Africa, immigration and general legal advice. Details: Free legal hotline 087-8034636. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

Highway parking not allowed REVIEW REPORTER In a rush to join the excitement at Innesfree Park, fans have been parking on the M1 South and North to watch the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ matches and entertainment at the Sandton Fifa Fan Fest. From 13 June, cars that park on

highways or on the side of o and on ramps will be impounded and released from Metro police for R15 000. To avoid this situation, fans should use the park and walk facilities for Innesfree Park at Rautenabauch Square in Wynberg or in Marlboro at the corner of 8th and Old Pretoria roads. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za


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Boost for hospitals AMY PATTISON-EMMS The Gauteng government has decided to respond to the call for maintenance of hospitals which is rife across the province. To tackle this, R30 702 million has been allocated to hospital maintenance around the province. This was revealed by Faith Mazibuko, the Gauteng MEC of infrastructure development during her budget speech at the legislature. “Working with stakeholders, we have identiďŹ ed among other hospitals, Chris Hani Baragwanath, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic hospital and the Helen Joseph hospital, as our planned maintenance projects, where we will provide materials and work with communities and cooperatives who will be providing intensive labour.â€? According to Mazibuko, this was one of the biggest maintenance projects that the government would undertake. Mazibuko appealed to the public to lend a hand by reporting maintenance needs to oďŹƒcials. She also requested that people refrain from vandalising government-run hospitals and facilities. Meanwhile the Democratic Alliance (DA) was not convinced Mazibuko would achieve anything with that kind of money. Neil Campbell, DA Deputy Spokesman for Health, told this newspaper the money was insuďŹƒcient. “At Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital alone there are four boilers

STERN WARNING: Khabisi Mosunkutu, Gauteng MEC for Community Safety.

No tolerance for violence NIE CELE

MAINTENANCE PROJECTS: Faith Mazibuko, Gauteng infrastructure and development MEC. and half of them are not working. Fixing them will gobble up that whole budget.’’ Campbell also suggested that it would be better if that project was

undertaken by the health department which was better informed on hospital requirements. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Khabisi Mosunkutu has issued a stern warning that any form of violence in the province will not be tolerated. “Perpetrators can run and hide but sooner or later we will get you,â€? said Mosukuntu, adding light-heartedly, “Even if the culprits pass on, we will soon arrest them in the next life.’’ Speaking at city council headquarters in Braamfontein during a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Rea Vaya media brieďŹ ng, Mosunkutu was responding to a question from this newspaper about the progress made

by police in arresting people who ambushed the BRT in Soweto last month. During the attack a commuter was killed and eight others were seriously wounded in two separate shootings. Mosunkutu said police were working hard to track down the perpetrators. He said people who committed such acts were very clever and took precautions to make it diďŹƒcult for police to trace them. But he revealed that at least one suspect had been apprehended and police were following leads to arrest more. citybeat@caxton.co.za


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Is BRT in good hands? NIE CELE A recent announcement by the city council that former taxi bosses will now own 100 percent of the bus operating company, Clidet, that will run and control the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Rea Vaya for phase 1A, is good news. But the fact that city council and the new owners are reluctant to disclose the ďŹ ner details concerning how much they stand to beneďŹ t from this business leaves a big question mark. One can only hope that this is a good business deal that won’t turn sour soon, due to some bosses surrendering their taxis to the City of Joburg in exchange for shares in the company. Another concern is that no one has mentioned anything about who is going to be in charge of what, when and how they are going to take the bus company to greater heights.

Punchline and the Johannesburg commuters can only hope that the local authority really means what it says and has done extensive research on this deal hailed as an historic milestone. Commuters expect nothing less than quality public transport that is safe, fast, eďŹƒcient and aordable, as promised every day by all spheres of government. Punchline hopes that drivers and owners will run these quality buses eďŹƒciently and professionally and keep them clean and roadworthy at all times, failing which the city council will have to take back ownership. To those taxi owners who are still against BRT it’s time for introspection. Johannesburg is one of the fastest growing African world class cities and needs public transport transformation ďŹ nish and klaar. citybeat@caxton.co.za

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Please clean up mass mess soon Michael Jackson, chairman of the Graceland body corporate writes: This is an open letter to the chairman of Massmart Limited Mike Lamberti. You will no doubt be aware of the numerous concerns expressed by members of the residential community of upper Sunninghill regarding the seven storey oďŹƒce block erected by Massmart at the corner of Maxwell and Peltier drives. In the case of Graceland II, we look directly onto the rear of the building, which towers over the skyline. We have tried to request Massmart to at least

make every eort to blend the colours of the building with the surrounds so as not to be highly obtrusive on the surrounding residential areas, many of which have to view it daily from patios and gardens. Our requests have however not been acted on. With the building now completed, the white vertical strips are particularly obtrusive. Our plea would be at least to have these coloured with an intermediate colour between the sandstone and dark red ďŹ nishes, such as Kalahari sand, tan or mocca. Further aspects which would render the building less

obtrusive would be placing fascias over exposed corrugated iron protrusions, and placing a coating on some of the white horizontal tiled strips to render them less dazzling and contrasting to environment colours. We note from the Massmart website that the company views itself as a socially accountable company, with ‘responsibility and obligation to the broader society’. We have found it surprising that neither the colour choices for the building nor the approach taken in addressing aesthetic concerns raised this.

Picture speaks too many words Owner of Total Garage, Douglasdale, Gerhard Viljoen writes: With reference to the article Mind your juice when ďŹ lling up, week ending 11 June. I have been in this industry for the past 20 years, and the scenario described in your article is one of thousands we as service station operators need to be on the lookout for on a daily basis. In some cases, pump attendants

defraud customers (as per your example), in some they defraud the service station owners and in others ‘customers’ defraud the service station. It does happen in the industry, but it is far more isolated than the article suggests. The problem I have is not with the article, but with you using my service station (as seen in the photograph) in this negative context.

Although there is no direct link in the article to my service station, customers immediately link the article to the photo and perceive Total Village to be the problem area. I am a neighbourhood service station. My customers know my site, and some comments like ‘have the guys been caught’ reect negatively on my sta and on my business.


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Fanfest fever hits Sandton KEBA MOTHOAGAE

HEADY NOISE: Magic Dlomo of Houghton.

They came from Soweto. Many ocked in from Alexandra. An overwhelming majority were locals from Sandton and Fourways. Nearly 200 000 tense and excited spectators packed Sandton’s Innisfree Park Fifa Fanfest™ to witness Bafana Bafana collide with Mexico in the ďŹ rst ever 2010 Fifa World Cup™ match on African soil. Gridlocked traďŹƒc on the adjacent Grayston Drive did not diminish the spirit of an incoming crowd determined to lap up as much quadrennial World Cup euphoria as possible. Nick Roberts from England described the event as buzzing. “After this I’m deďŹ nitely staying for the whole tournament,â€? he said. The place was awash with the

yellow of Bafana Bafana, but a meagre Mexican representation was intent on making its modest presence felt, even though blowing Central American melodies on vuvuzelas lacked the necessary impact. When kick-o arrived, the noise and passion was incredible and the rendition of Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika seemed likely to bring down nearby buildings as the audience channelled its zeal into a Bafana team almost 30km away. Immediately after the game, as if on cue, a typical Johannesburg winter chill descended on the park. But the camaraderie kept everyone warm as the droves headed for the exits. The general consensus was that a return to Innesfree was not negotiable. Expect a bigger, better and louder turnout for the next matches. kebam@caxton.co.za

GO SOUTH AFRICA GO: Thabo Molefe of Grahamstown.

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BLOW BY BLOW: Pascal Wyss, Jason Maidwell, Alistair January, Thabo Mosana, Wesley Nemeti and Mthenjwa Mtolo from Fourways.

REAL FANS: Peggy Mokoena, Kelebogile Mokoena, Naledi Mokoena and Masego Leserwane from Soweto.


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Monte fun REVIEW REPORTER Keeping children entertained for four weeks is certain to challenge the creative planning skills of most parents, but Montecasino has loads in store. Its children’s holiday programme will be ďŹ lled with fun and learning for all ages and, from this week to 9 July, young animal lovers aged seven to 12 are invited to run wild in the Bird Gardens’ secure environment. Children will enjoy interactive tours, bird shows, takehome crafts, lunch and refreshments, fun and games and a tree planting activity, with dierent themes each day. There will be no holiday programme on 16 June. Details: mbirds@mweb.co.za or 011-5111864. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

Diary Non-proďŹ t organisations are invited to send details of upcoming events to 011-889-0683 or fourwaysr@caxton.co.za 17 June Domestic Watch meeting Time: 9.30am Venue: Sandton Bible Church, Leslie Road Details: 082-461-6968. 19 June Leopard Conservation Project fundraiser Time: 7pm for 8pm Venue: Barnyard Theatre, Broadacres Details: Jonathan Stolp 082-805-7661. 21-25 June School holiday club, all are welcome Time: 8am to 12.30pm Venue: Rosebank Union Church Details: 011-784-6214. Scripture Union and Real Life Church school holiday club Time: 9am to 12pm Venue: Leeuwkop Prison main hall Details: Ali Steven 082-772-6765. 3 July Wits Bird Club talk Time: 2pm for 2.15pm Venue: Delta Environmental Centre, Victory Park Details: Lauraine 083-387-1960. 25 July Family Worship Centre Hospice Christmas in July fundraiser Time: noon Venue: Indaba Hotel, Fourways Details: Pat Lee 083-545-9443.

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Hearty cheers LEONA DIBAKOANE With thunderous vuvuzelas and loud cheers, soccer fans united at Montecasino fan park in Fourways to watch the opening match. Spectators showed o their dancing skills and took part in the diski dance just before kick-o. When the match started the atmosphere was electrifying as supporters cheered on their

favourite team and waited anxiously for that ďŹ rst goal by Bafana Bafana, which sent the fan park into a wave of sheer excitement. By the end of the match the supporters’ spirit was as high as at the start. “We didn’t win but the boys played a fantastic game, well done,â€? said Bafana supporter David Makula. leonad@caxton.co.za

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2010 BABY: In line with the excitement of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ and Netcare’s Participation with Passion campaign, Netcare Sunninghill Hospital celebrates the birth of babies at the hospital with limited edition baby football supporter T-shirts. Seen here are some of the youngest World Cup supporters sporting these shirts. 206043

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DISKI PROS: Gugu Nocuze of Netcare Sunninghill Hospital’s diski dance team wows the crowd with some great moves.

The World Cup pulse STUART DICKINSON The lower levels of Netcare Sunninghill Hospital shook as sta celebrated all things soccer ahead of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. And they have reason to celebrate. The hospital team came ďŹ rst in Netcare’s Participate with Passion competition, and was runner-up in the national division with a awless and energetic rendition of the diski dance.

The competition was aimed at instilling a sense of pride in all Netcare hospitals across the country, encouraging sta to celebrate the World Cup in any way possible. After showing o their dance, hospital oďŹƒcials took part in a four-a-side mini soccer tournament under a sunny sky, relishing World Cup fever. “I think with this attitude we’ll be the best hospital in the world,â€? said the hospital’s Kagiso Motlapele. stuartd@caxton.co.za

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BOOOOOOTH: Bafana Bafana defender Matthew Booth greets his fans.

Go wild for Bafana KEBA MOTHOAGAE Bafana Bafana can rest assured the whole nation is behind them. An estimated 185 000 people packed the streets of Sandton’s central business district to witness the national team parade in an open top bus, with everyone present using the opportunity to wish Bafana well for their opening 2010 Fifa World Cup™ match against Mexico. PULSE OF THE NATION This year’s World Heart Rhythm week runs from 7 to 13 June with the theme, Know your Pulse. The initiative aims to raise awareness about heart arrhythmia and sudden cardiac arrest or death. These conditions can occur in apparently healthy, young and ďŹ t people and are often caused by an out of rhythm heartbeat of which a person is unaware. Soccer legend Lucas Radebe, in partnership with Prevent Arrhythmic Cardiac Events, led thousands of football fans in a world record attempt to have the most people take their pulse at the same time during half-time in the Nedbank Cup Final at Soccer City. The Fifa medical committee viewed the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest as a major objective of their preventive and educational eorts. A standardised pre-competition medical assessment of all players was implemented. Details: www. heartrhythmcharity. org

The festivities were the brainchild of Rand Merchant Bank which brought on board Primedia, Supersport and Sandton’s Southern Sun hotel where Bafana will stay for the duration of the tournament. National pride was at fever pitch as people squirmed and jostled for a better view of their heroes, with customary howls of ‘booooooooooth’ ringing out as the team, and a very tall Matthew Booth, came into view.

The occasion coincided with Vuvuzela Day, and the sound of nearly 200 000 blaring horns gave the Bafana Boys plenty of gees in their endeavour to do well in the greatest show on Earth. As if part of proceedings, the Dutch national team bus passed through, sending the crowd into a frenzy that left thunderstruck expressions on the faces of the Dutch players. kebam@caxton.co.za

LENDING THEIR WEIGHT: German supporters Ralf Denninger and Atefan Froumherz.

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This Father’s Day, why not spoil Dad with something different, like a home-cooked meal and some quality time together in the kitchen! Grab an apron, pull out the pots and get ready to do your best Nigella domestic goddess thing. We guarantee he’ll be impressed - and appreciative of your efforts!

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Onion, ricotta and sage omelette Preheat the oven grill to hot. Heat 30ml olive oil in a 25cm, non-stick, heavybased ovenproof frying pan and sauté 3 sliced red onions, 5ml crushed garlic and 30ml chopped fresh sage until soft and the onions are golden in colour. Pour 10 beaten jumbo eggs into the onion mixture, season with 5ml sea salt crystals and 2ml freshly ground black and pepper, and top with 80g ricotta

cheese, drained and crumbled. Cook over medium heat for three to five minutes, or until almost set. Remove from the stove top and place under the grill for three to five minutes, or until golden in colour. To serve, slice into wedges and garnish with 20g wild rocket. Serves 6

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In a large pot, melt 1 tablespoon butter with a few glugs of olive oil over a low heat, as you don’t want it to burn. Make sure the bottom of the pan is covered, by swishing it around. Pour in 3 roughly chopped yellow onions, mix them into the oil with a wooden spoon and sweat gently for about 40 minutes. If the heat is kept to the lowest setting they won’t need more oil. Towards the end of the cooking, turn up the heat a bit; you want the onions to brown and caramelise, not to be charred to a crisp. When the onions look golden and browned round the edges, pour in 2 litres of stock (I use 4 cups of chicken stock and 4 of vegetable stock, although beef is the traditional choice). Turn down the heat to low again, stir, and add 1 tablespoon good aged syrupy balsamic vinegar. This gives the soup a mellow, sweet earthiness. Let it simmer for another 15 minutes, taste, add salt and pepper

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Lemon chicken with buckwheat Preheat the oven to 175°C (350°F / Gas mark 4). In a large, heavy-based frying pan, heat 2 tsp corn oil (vegetable oil) over medium heat. Add 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts and brown on both sides. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste and transfer to a large casserole dish. Add 350g finely chopped onions to the frying pan and sauté until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add 2 finely chopped cloves of garlic and continue sautéing for 1 minute. Add 350g buckwheat to frying pan, stirring to coat with the oil. Cook for 1 minute,

stirring well. Add 1/2 tsp ground cumin, 1/2 tsp ground coriander, 1/2 tsp ground cardamom and juice and grated zest of 1 lemon. Stir well, then spoon buckwheat mixture over chicken. In a medium saucepan, bring 700ml chicken stock to the boil. Pour stock over buckwheat and chicken. Cover the casserole tightly with aluminium foil and bake for 45 minutes, until chicken is cooked through and buckwheat has absorbed almost all the chicken stock. Serves 6 Recipe from 500 Casseroles by Rebecca Baugniet. Struik Lifestyle, R110.

Preheat the oven to 175°C. Dust 6 lamb shanks with 1 cup flour seasoned with salt and pepper and fry in 1/4 cup olive oil until brown. Transfer the shanks to an ovenproof dish. Arrange 1 diced red pepper, 1 diced yellow pepper, 1 diced green pepper, 36 whole baby onions, 1 x 410g can peeled tomatoes and 1 cubed brinjal over the shanks. Combine 1 cup white wine and 2 cups chicken stock and pour over the shanks and vegetables. Season to taste. Cover the dish and roast for 1 to 1 1/4 hours. Serve with rice. Serves 4 - 6 Recipe from Tastes of Africa by Justice Kamanga. Struik Lifestyle, R230.

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Apple tart Peel and core 6 apples. Cut 3 of them into chunks and cook with 1 tsp sugar and 1 stick cinnamon to make a purée. Slice the other 3 apples into thin wedges and poach until soft. Roll out pastry into a greased tart dish. Blind bake in preheated oven at 200°C for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Spoon apple purée over the pastry lining. Arrange cooked apple wedges on top. Spread apricot jam over the top. Return to oven for 20 to 30 minutes and bake until golden. Recipe from Evita’s Kossie Sikelela by Evita Bezuidenhout. StruikLifestyle, R150.

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SOCCER SMILES: Pupils of Summit College prep have pledged their support to Bafana Bafana.

FLYING HIGH: Dainfern College pupils group together in different colours to form the South African flag.

Behind the boys Football themes could be found in every nook and cranny across Dainfern College during the day of their oďŹƒcial preparation for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. With soccer matches from Grade 0 to 12, a helicopter y-over, diski

dancing, cultural food stands and an opportunity for the junior school to go home half an hour early, students would aďŹƒrm that this was undoubtedly the best day of the school year. The event was characterised by a consistent hum of vuvuzelas with blurs of yellow and green football jerseys everywhere.

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“We are extremely pleased at how well the pupils have taken to the culture of this major sporting event,� exclaimed junior principal Felicity Gower Jackson. “The children have been learning the diski dance all morning and the classrooms look lovely with all the football decorations and colours.� matthew@caxton.co.za

FOR BAFANA: Grade 9 Summit College pupils Chiara Renaud, Jeanne Altern, Chelsey Gertenbach, Brandon Howard and Cleone Miller embrace the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ fever.

Yesterday was amazing,couldn’t believe how many people came out to support bafana bafana.It was incredible love our city and love our country.how many of you guys came out to support.come on womf about tell us what you thought of the festivities!

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STERLING SCHOLARS: Beaulieu College awarded scholarships to the following Beaulieu Prep pupils: Gabriele Jacobs received the cultural scholarship, Dain Ongers the sports scholarship and Jonathan Oehley the academic scholarship.

School sings in the rain REVIEW REPORTER The eort, energy, time and talent put in by the cast and crew was noted in Crawford College Lonehill’s production Come Rain or Shine... a musical for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. The musical follows the life of the Hoover family. With a massive cast and crew of 135 pupils and sta, it traces the family’s travels from Johannesburg to Cape Town during

the tournament. Lizeth Roux, director of the musical said, “The students enjoyed the opportunities for growth, self discovery and teamwork the production oered them.â€? Principal of Crawford Lonehill, Shaun Fuchs said, “I love the theatre. It is the one opportunity that we have to sit and relax, whether it is Michael Flatley or a school musical.â€? As part of the production, there was a special drive for the school’s

community outreach programme whereby parents and friends who attended bought tickets which included a blanket. The blankets were donated to a blanket drive the school supports. It was a great evening topped o with the audience tapping its feet to the beat of the Waka Waka and realising they are proud South Africans and the World Cup is deďŹ nitely here. fourwaysr@caxton.co.za

RUGBY RUN: Frederick Romijn is the newly appointed HeronBridge College co-curricular coordinator who, for the third consecutive year, has been appointed head coach of the Golden Lions U19 amateur side.


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Show support for your local band REVIEW REPORTER Are you suering from football fatigue or a vuvuzela hangover? Do you want some exuberant, quirky, danceable music to lift your spirits? Imagine a post-modern Abba-esque pop sensibility fused with jazzy vocals, thunderous drumming, retro disco bass lines, virtuoso keyboard ourishes and unforgettable tunes that make The Arrows one of the most exciting and unique live bands to emerge from South Africa in decades. Come and see The Arrows on 19 June for their only Joburg show before they jet o to the USA for their second American tour. They will thrill, astound, amaze and captivate you with songs from their debut album Make Believe. The event at Tanz CafÊ at the Buzz shopping centre on the corner of Narine and Witkoppen roads begins at 8.30pm. Details: Rowan Ferreira 078152-4426, 011-722-0528. fourwaysr@caxton. co.za

SUPERSTARS: Pam De Menezes and Christie Desfontaine of The Arrows are performing in Joburg before jetting to the USA.

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Park at Parker’s for a good laugh MATTHEW WOOD Those addicted to laughter won’t want to miss out on a night at Parker’s Comedy and Jive in Montecasino. The Review witnessed a typical night out at the arena of gambling and entertainment to see funnymen Melt Sieberhagen, George Kuda, Mpho Pops and Andrew ‘Magic Man’ Eland hosted by club owner and comedy legend Joe Parker. Using a stage backdrop of numerous international ags, the comics made fun of the upcoming Fifa World Cup™, and many members of the audience. Mpho Pops amused the crowd with his suggestion that we didn’t have to worry about local terrorists. “Can you imagine how stupid that would be? Someone with a 750ml Black Label quart ďŹ lled with petrol sticky-taped to their chest in a taxi asks a friend on his cellphone how to detonate it. Did it work? If it worked I would not be having this conversation right now.â€? Magic Man was a favourite with his card, coin and balloon tricks and his ability to make a bottle of cooldrink appear out of thin air before handing it to an audience member. Audience members James Boyce and Samantha Dent were in stitches along with Hardus and Zelda van Pietsen from Crowthorne, and Ruaan Engelbrecht and William Wilson who came all the way from Witbank and Kimberly. matthew@caxton.co.za

LAUGHTER THERAPY: James Boyce and Samantha Dent.

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0224 Driving Schools MDS DRIVING ACADEMY Learners and licenses. Contact Sonika/Marlise 079 577 8562 082 824 7972 NP009295

SIYANQOBA DRIVING SCHOOL Quick bookings, Learners & drivers licences. 082-209-0802 (MIDRAND)

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TV, VIDEO, HI-FI, DVD AND M/WAVE REPAIRS AERIAL AND SATELLITE INSTALLATIONS

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GKN PLUMBING 24/7 Geysers, Blocked drains, Burst pipes, General plumbing. Gordon: 076-176-2106

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FUTURE POOL REPAIRS • All repairs & replacement of Pumps & Filters •Leaks, Piping, Heating • Marbelite, Fibre Glass & Chlorinators. Rodrick 082 726 4865 Free Quotes

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082 085 5235 aroundabout@iburst.co.za www.aroundabout.co.za

BOOKKEEPING, PAYROLL, ADMIN Jacqueline 082 633 4946 NP009437

BUSINESS CONSULTANT

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REMOVALS STORAGE PACKING

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PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS Registered members of the SAIP, Accountants, Payroll, Tax, Business sevices, registrations. www.4ways Accountants.co.za 011 4654 683 CH001506

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ABEST REUPHOLSTERY 071-811-4369 NP009376

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0442 Garden Flats / Cottages

CASH FOR CLOTHING We buy "good" used clothing. Shoes. Linen. We collect. Tel. Sharon 082-412-9823

GARDEN COTTAGE R3000 per month incl. water, lights and DSTV. Own garden. Contact 084 517 2463

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0348 Miscellaneous

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80SQM STUDIO

LOANS R1000-R50 000 Blacklisted Welcome. Call Lindah 073-137-0528

Available to rent in the Fourways area, use it for:

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PAY DAY ADVANCE Need cash now? Borrow against your next salary.

Cash Converters Fourways Crossing Tel (011) 467-1535

LONEHILL Spacious 2 beds, full bath. Dining/lounge, granite kitchen, secure parking. boomed crescent. W+E incl. Avail immed. R6500pm

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0396 Wanted to Buy

Call 082 783 1664

A 2 Z CASH DEALS For Household Furniture & Appliances.Etc.We collect. 082 440 8202

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0463 Offices & Shops

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AARON PAYS BEST for antiques, furniture, silver, ornaments & S.A art etc. 072-358-9404

Contact : Minuette on 071 6896 276 Or Chris on 073 2258 323 CH001556

0484 Townhouses /Simplexes /Clusters /Duplexe

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ALL CASH PAID FOR SA ART, ANTIQUES & JEWELLERY Tel 082-657-2610 7 Days a week RO028028

0428 Flats

WINDSOR FURNISHERS

0318 Carpets / Furniture / Appliances AA AUCTIONS Barry pays best cash prices for all good, used furniture, appliances, antiques, pianos, etc. Tel. (011) 793-4668/ (011) 793-4478.

We pay more than anyone else for household and office furniture. Fridges and TV`s. We also collect.

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You will get the best deal on Household furniture, Appliances, Fridges, TV`s, etc. For cash on the spot phone RESELL IT. 011 704 0989 or 011 781 9641

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Bachelor flat R3000pm incl. w/l. Available immediate. Call 083 292 0221 RO028073

0509 Business Premises / Offices / Shops

MIDRAND RIDGE Newly renovated unit with beautiful garden, ground floor, lounge, dining, kitchen. 2 beds with BIC`s and , bathroom. Upperfloor. o/plan family room, 1 DAINFERN CAR large bedroom with WASH FOR SALE BIC and en suite SITUATED AT THE bathroom. Immed VALLEY SHOPPING occupation. R6500pm CENTRE neg. Contact Chris 082 Please contact the 488 4771 for viewing. owners Johan at RO028159 083 725 0769 or Michelle PAULSHOF 082 897 6984 2 bed, 1 full bath, 2 parkings. R6000 per month incl elec. 24 hr sec. pool. No pets. 084 584 3879

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EASY LOANS UP TO R5 000 No ITC Check. Call: Moses / Sthembiso 011 472-6786 011 472-9362

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0299 Upholstery / Curtaining

0760 Motor Services / Security

Cash Converters Fourways Crossing Tel (011) 467-1535 LOANS R1000 - R30 000 Call Clarence 072 1020 733 CH001466

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0786 Wanted

CARS WANTED FOR CASH We will give you more! 072 307 8657 CH001540

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22 • FOURWAYS REVIEW • Week ending June 18, 2010 2ND HAND CARS We buy & pawn cars for cash. Best prices paid. Trade ins accepted on your accident damaged vehicles. Gavin 083-708-6050

DOMESTIC PEACE OF MIND (EST 2002) For top class Housekeepers, Nannies, Cooks, Drivers. Full or p/ time. Males/ Females who are RO028023 screened & referenced. 4 your Peace of Mind Call: Julie 076 235 6315

RACHEAL seeks full time domestic work with accom. Has references. 078-258-0319 JH001398

RONAH requires domestic employment on a full or part time basis. 078-615-3290 LW010543

SO057055 RUTH Mwn seeks domestic

ELDA seeks full time domestic work with / out accom. Has references. 073-8120-503 HK024769

ELIZABETH Mwn seeks domestic, childminder p/f. anydays. Cooks. Acc. Refs. Eng. 073-862-4099

0893 General Employment Wanted

p/f work 072 186 8454 Refs: 076 310 8209 Eng KL005511

SAMANTHA Zim seeks domestic p/t Mon. Wed. Thurs work 0784 789 1761 Refs. Eng KL005480

DF091155 SARAH Zim seeks domestic/ childminder f/t work. Trained ELIZABETH seeks p/f time & qualified 083 982 7488 domestic childminding Refs. Eng KL005503 work.Refs.Eng 073-499-0234 JK004315 SIBUSISO Zim seeks domestic p/t 3 days work 084 EURICA Sa seeks domestic 331 1725 Refs. Eng p/t 3 days work 083 951 KL005493 9148 Refs. Eng KL005496 SIKHANGELE Zim seeks FEBBY Zim seeks domestic/ domestic, frail care with childminder f/t work 072 180 accom. Refs. Eng. 071-455-6853 3698 Eng DF091196 KL005508

DRIVER Brian Sa ( code 10 + pdp ) seeks f/t work 076 216 1712 Refs. Eng KL005528

DRIVER Phineas Sa ( code 10 ) seeks 5 days work 082 482 4431 Refs: 083 653 4656/ 083 274 5702 Eng KL005471

GEOFFREY MWN seeks p/f time garden driving work.Code 10.Refs.Eng 071-994-1220 JK004319

MIKE Mwn seeks garden/ garden ( code 10 ) p/f work 076 212 9743 Refs. Eng KL005469

0895 Domestic Employment Wanted A+ SKILLED DOMESTIC PLACEMENTS + references checked. 011-880-4647

SILETHUKUHLE Zim seeks domestic p/t 5 days work with Accom 078 863 8268 KL005505 Eng

FELDAH Zim seeks domestic f/t work 078 952 2221 Refs. Eng

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FILDAH SA seeks domestic, childminder p/t. Mon,Tue,Fri. SILIBAZISO Zim seeks Refs. Eng. 072-187-6116 domestic anydays. Refs. DF091167 Eng. 083-749-5144 DF091174 FLORENCE Mwn seeks domestic/ childminder 5 days SITHABISO Zim f/t work 073 762 7561 Refs. seeksdomestic p/f 4 days Eng work 073 128 4494 Refs. KL005501 Eng KL005560 GRACE Mwn seeks domestic, childminder f-time THEMBI seeks full / part Mon-Fri. Refs. Eng. time domestic work with / out 079-664-3363 accom. Has references. DF091181

073-662-1962 HK024747 IRENE Mwn seeks domestic p-time Mon,Wed,Fri. Eng. VIVIAN SA seeks domestic 078-068-9214 full-time 5days. Accom. Refs. /Ref:083-783-3557 DF091180 Eng. 073-602-8577 DF091186

LIMUKANI seeks full time domestic work with accom. Has references. 084-728-8585

WENDY Zim seeks domestic, childminder full-time with accom. Refs. JH001403 Eng. 073-615-0885

LIYANA Zim seeks domestic

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work 073 100 8374Refs: 082 /t work 072 865 0705 Refs. 782 1052 Eng eng KL005462

LUCY Mwn seeks domestic/ childminder/ frail care p/t 3 days Tue. Thur. Sat work 073 780 0796 Refs. Eng MAGDELINE Sa seeks Fri work Cooks 073 460 6049 Refs. eng

ZANELE SA seeks domestic part/full-time Refs. Eng. 078-440-5556/071-100-4358 DF091157

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MAGRET Mwn seeks domestic/ childminder p/f 3 days work 071 958 1388 Refs. Eng

part/full-time 5days with accom. Refs. Eng. 076-110-9138/072-695-6274 DF091229

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ABOVE AVERAGE DOMESTIC Housekeeping, housemen, drivers, nannies, gardeners, cooks, frailcare all with certificates. Fully screened with traceable references. Jane (011) 886-7698 (o/h) 078-113-4568(a/h)

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MARIA Mwn seeks domestic/ childminder p/f work 082 502 3412 Refs. Eng Excellent housekeeper SA020749 KL005534 /gardener/maid with 7yrs. MARY Sa seeks domestic 3 exp+ref seeks f/p work 083-662-4833/074-979-9199 days p/t work with Accom DF091223 072 727 5241 Refs. Eng KL005516 INNOCENT Mwn seeks MELITA SA seeks domestic, garden, driver full-time Refs. Eng. 083-521-1093 childminder p/f. 5 or 3days. DF091162 Cooks(basic) Refs. Eng. 079-245-0530 LAWRENCE Mwn seeks DF091176 garden/ houseman Mon. MERCY Zim seeks p/f time Tue. Thurs. Sat p/t work 073 domestic childminding 640 5499 Refs: 072 251 ADELINA requires full time work.Refs.Eng 7798 Eng KL005547 domestic employment. 078-124-3932 JK004329 Tel. 076 608 2469. MISHECK Mwn seeks SO057034 My hardworker Beauty seeks garden/ houseman p/f 7 days AGNES Sa seeks domestic f/p-time domestic ref: work with Accom 073 701 p/t Mon. Fri & Saturday work 072-120-5401(Andwell) 1060 Eng DF091185 071 191 7399 Refs: 082 549 KL005538 1240 Eng KL005464 NOMSA Sa seeks domestic SIMON Mwn seeks garden, 5 days f/t work with Accom houseman painter p/f. ALLISON Sa seeks domestic 078 716 4182 Refs. Eng KL005509 Cooks. Acc. Refs. Eng. p/t 2/ 3 days work 072 028 073-150-6119 8500 Refs. Eng DF091212 KL005531 NONHLANHLA Zim seeks domestic full-time with ANGELINE Zim seeks accom. Eng. 076-701-0876 domestic/ childminder f/t DF091195 work 073 929 7820 or 072 NONSIKELELO Zim seeks p 158 5825 Eng KL005565 /t 3 days domestic work 071 073 7862 Refs. Eng CECILIA (SA) seeks KL005494 domestic f/t or p/t work with NTOMBETHEMBA SA seeks accom. Emp of 20 yrs domestic, childminder f-time relocating. Excel ref. FIRST CLASS DOMESTIC Refs. Eng. 076-563-6079 082 371 2749 & CHILDCARE DF091182 SA020757 Placement of Trained PHALESS Mwn seeks Qualified staff: CHARITY Mwn seeks domestic part/full-time Domestic childcare house domestic, childminder, 3days. Refs. Eng. management frailcare f/t 5days. Acc. 078-222-2131 Au Pair Tutors. 078-297-2758 DF091169 Courses avail. /Ref:079-710-8278 DF091178 SPECIALS AVAILABLE PRETTY Zim seeks domestic p/t 3 days work 078 071 324 9848 CYNTHIA Burundi seeks National Registered Trainer 776 7475/ 078 489 2594 domestic, childminder p & Provider Dept. Labour. Refs. Eng /f-time Eng. 071-495-4831

0899 Domestic Employment Available

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Week ending 18 June 2010

FOURWAYS REVIEW

Sport •

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Ending hunger HEATHER WALKER For most people 5km is not far. But this is the average distance a hungry child in the developing world has to walk to ďŹ nd food. With this in mind, hundreds of people trekked 5km through the Joburg Zoo for the End Hunger Walk the World relay. This international event runs over 24 hours in all the time zones, beginning in Australia and ending in Samoa. “The initiative mobilised an estimated 150 000 people to raise awareness and funds for the school feeding schemes of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). In an incredible wave of solidarity, the world came forward to say that child hunger is totally unacceptable. At least 160 walks in 70 countries raised enough money to provide 10 000 children with nutritious school meals for a year,â€? said Josette Sheeran, WFP’s

WALK PROUD: Participants walk through the zoo. executive director. “Since Walk the World began in 2003, it has seen two million participants and fed 190 000 children,� said Tim Steel of TNT Express, a founding partner of the event. According to WFP research, hunger and malnutrition are the biggest threats to global health. Every six seconds a child dies of hunger and related causes. Funds raised from Joburg’s walk will go to the Food 4 Africa

Foundation, which aims to provide children with at least one vitamin- and mineralenriched meal every day. One walker, Dominique von Moos, explained why she took part. “It’s a great reason to get out of bed early on a Sunday morning and I love the idea that I’m part of an event happening simultaneously in 70 countries.� heatherw@caxton. co.za

Top jumping at Penny Place REVIEW REPORTER Some phenomenal and ďŹ ercely competitive riding was seen at the recent Penny Place show jumping festival, the home venue of world famous rider Anneli Drummond-Hay Wucherpfennig. Splendid prizes were on oer and Gauteng’s top riders participated. The winner of the televised show jumping championship was Jason Phillips and his horse Franlaren stud’s Principal Legionnaire. Heather Robertson and her horse Leapy Lee claimed ďŹ rst place in the junior section. fourways@caxton.co.za

KICKER: Inquina first team player Jacques Lemmer gets the game going.

Inquina rugby marches on MATTHEW WOOD There is no shortage of passion, dedication and commitment as the youthful soul of the Fourways Inquina rugby team marches on. The ďŹ elds of Fourways high school were abuzz with adrenaline as the blue and white striped clad Inquina strategically combated against Wanderers. The crowds were wowed as the Inquina U20 polarised the score board with an uncanny 102-0 victory. The third team were beaten very narrowly and ďŹ nished with a 14-17 loss.

Competition and resistance remained consistent during the second team game until tries and conversions were dropped almost casually by the Inquina backline for the remainder of the match, concluding in a 24-10 win to Inquina. Donning yellow and blue uniforms, the Inquina ďŹ rst team lost an extremely close game to Wanderers 25-26. The games were monitored closely by managers Bishop Vismer and Remi Clarke, shouting support for their soldiers all the way. matthew@caxton.co.za

CHAMPIONS: Jason Phillips and his horse, Principal Legionnaire on their way to winning the show jumping championship.

WIN a hamper of twenty10 wine!

Go to http://joburgnorth. getitonline.co.za to enter our Weekly Win competition JHB - NORTHERN SUBURBS

The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ proudly accepts only Visa-branded credit, debit, and pre-paid cards, along with cash, in all 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ stadiums in recognition of Visa’s sponsorship. For the convenience of all fans, there will be Visa kiosks in all FIFA venues to purchase Visa prepaid cards.

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Week ending 18 June 2010

Sisters hoist the SA ag SHARMAINE REUTER Douglasdale sisters, Kadzamiri (14) and Vizuri (9) Modjadji are brimming with enthusiasm and patriotism for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™, since they both play a part in the historical event. Two weeks ago, Kadzamiri was chosen as a ag bearer for the quarterďŹ nal at Ellis Park on 3 July. Kadzamiri was at home with her friends when she discovered the news. “I was so excited and jumped up and down screaming when I found out,â€? she said. “It was great to have my friends there to share the excitement with me.â€? She said she wasn’t too sure of what was expected of her on the day. “But they will brief us and it’s sure to be great fun since there will be more than 300 ag bearers.â€? Her younger sister Vizuri performed in a video screened at the opening ceremony last Friday. “I auditioned for it about two weeks beforehand, and at the time all I knew was it had something to do with the World Cup.â€? The next day, Vizuri got word she had the part and ďŹ lming started the following day. The idea for the video was to showcase the young girl in dierent parts of Johannesburg. “I was a little nervous but was also so excited and felt like a model.â€? A highlight for the sisters was they got to keep the clothes. “I had this pretty princess dress made for me which is now mine,â€? said Vizuri while Kadzamiri said she was thrilled to have her ag bearing soccer gear. sharmaine@caxton.co.za

GO BAFANA: Douglasdale sisters Kadzamiri and Vizuri Modjadji cheer for the boys in green and gold.

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