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SISTERS in literature IN COMMEMORATION OF NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, THESE DYNAMIC AND INTELLECTUAL WOMEN EARNED A NAME GLOB ALLY. THEIR BOOKS ARE ON SALE INTERNATION ALLY AND CAN BE PUR CHASED ONLINE FROM AMAZON.COM. Tongaat and Verulam ladies, Deshini Pillay, Dr Indira Naidoo and Veena Loopoo celebrate Women’s Day with a great achievement. The trio recently published three books on education which will be available internation ally. SEE STORY PAGE 4
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Crack down on suspects >> Quick thinking police swoop in on cigarette thieves WEEKLY REPORTER THE provincial police task team, estab lished to crack down on a trend where suspects targeted employees of British American Tobacco and robbed them of their goods, are walking tall after seven successful convictions. IProvincial SAPS spokesperson, colonel Jay Naicker said a 27yearold employee of British American Tobacco was deliv ering boxes of cigarettes on Prickle Pear Road in Waterloo, Verulam on July 16.
“While he was in the process of deliver ing boxes of cigarettes to the Ntshebe Tuckshop he was accosted by three men who demanded his vehicle keys. “They tied his hands with cable ties, forced him into the vehicle and drove off. They then stopped a short distance away from the scene and removed sev en boxes of cigarettes valued at R80 000 before fleeing.” A case of kidnapping and robbery was reported at the Verulam police station. Naicker said, during his daily crime as
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sessment, lieutenant general Mma monye Ngobeni noticed that there was a trend developing where suspects were holding up employees of British Ameri can Tobacco and robbing them of their goods. She directed members of the provincial task team to investigate these cases. Naicker said the team was as signed five dockets for investigation for cases reported in Verulam, Inanda, Ntu zuma, Umlazi and Cato Manor. “Following an intensive investiga
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tellectual women earned a name globally.Theirbooksareonsaleinternationally and can be purchased online from amazon.com. Inherfirstbook,Naidoofoundthat therehasbeenanalarminglylow-level of reading ability in South Africa. She proposed a model to improve the implementation of the NRS at school level. She has also submitted an article based on this study to the South African Journal of Education. In her second book “Invitational Attitude of Teachers within a South African Context”, she writes about the quality of an education system is more dependent on the attitude of
THREE local female teachers are making monumental strides after penning strategic education books. Dr Indira Naidoo, the director of the School of Reading and Maths and the Early Learning Academy, Deshini Pillay acting Head of Department (foundation phase) at Acacia Primary School and Veena Loopoo, senior foundation phase teacher at Shakaskraal Primary School launched their academic books published by German publishers Lap Lambert on Saturday. In commemoration of National Women’s Day, these dynamic and in-
teachers than any other single factor. She will be presenting a virtual presentation of this study at the 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation held at Seville, Spain from November 18 to 20. Schools can to contact her for free reading assessments of their learners. Call 0832260769 or 031502908. Pillay an acting Head of Department at Acacia Primary is a master’s graduate from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Her book, “The Supervision and Assessment experiences of the National Professional Diploma in Education (NPDE) field workers” revealed that field
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lacked adequate skills to adapt their teaching strategies. She said this was as a result of not being adequately trained to teach literacy within multilingual contexts. Loopoo has presented at the International Conference on Education Research and Innovation (ICERI) in Spain in 2010. Her topic was “Barriers to Learning within a South African context”. This article has also been published in an overseas journal. She is currently documenting her doctorate degree in Autism. Ifyouwouldliketohaveyourautistic child assessed, contacted on 082 662 1037 or 071 469 0149.
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CACIA Primary School received a significant technological boost on Friday, after Brenco Reelin Bearings SA donated 20 computers with internet facilities and a projector for a computer room at the school. The donation is part of the company’s social responsibility project which includes a donation to three other schools. At the official opening, principal Vis Govender was full of praise for Reelin Bearings head, Boycee Naidoo. “Words cannot quantify the appreciation our school and community has
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WEEKLY REPORTER THE Shree Veeraboga Emperumal Temple (SVET) invites the public to its inaugural Women’s Day colloquium on Sunday, August 11 at 8.30am. This is an informal gathering of women where a conversation about is sues affecting women takes place. The programme includes high pro
file speakers who will address a variety of issues after which a discussion will be facilitated on what steps need to be taken to advance issues on women empowerment and development. The key note address will be deliv ered by the MEC for arts, culture and tourism Ntombikayise SibidlaSaphet ha. The programme will be interspersed
with a variety of entertaining cultural items. Savy Govender the convenor of the SVET Woman’s Forum, said the event is a must attend gathering. “You will receive cutting edge infor mation and inspiring messages that will lift your spirits amidst the doom and gloom that so often preoccupies us.”
The colloquium will be held at the SVET Cultural Centre and will conclude at 12pm with a sumptuous lunch. This programme is free and open to all women over the age of 16. How ever, registration is compulsory. Registration forms are available at the temple or you can contact Savy or Selochana on 032 945 1496 during of fice hours or email email@example.com.
Billy Nair to be honoured >> Circuit to be named after struggle icon
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TRUGGLE stalwart Billy Nair will be honoured by the department of education at the launch of the Billy Nair Circuit event at Tongaat Town Hall on Thursday, August 14. Speaking to the Weekly, convenor of the event, LB Maharaj said educatorsareproudtoannouncethelaunch of the circuit. The Billy Nair Circuit will comprise 38 schools in the Tongaat and Verulam areas. Maharaj said they anticipate a guest list of around 300 which will be made up of principals, educators, department and government officials, parents, learners, politicians, civics, welfare, cultural, religious, sporting aswellasprivatesectorstakeholders. The commemorative brochure
where the rich legacy of the late Billy Nair will be showcased will also be launched at the event. “We are hoping that the launch of the Billy Nair Circuit and education desk will herald a new beginning among the youth of our country and in Tongaat and Verulam areas in particular. We want Billy Nair’s name to ignite a new energy and spirit to motivateourlearnerstoalwaysstrivetobe the best,” said Maharaj. Nair was born in Sydenham, Durban on 27 November 1929. After he matriculated, he began his university education while on Robben Island. Initially, he was employed as a bookkeeper and later in a dairy in Durban from which he was soon fired due to his trade union activities. In 1951 he became a full-time secretary of the Dairy Workers Union. As a trade
unionist he believed in multi-racialism and worked with people of all colours. In interviews he highlighted issues such as labour laws, job reservation, unfair labour practices to workers in the mines, farms and industry. He spoke strongly of the exploiters and the exploited, of segregationandapartheidintherailwaysstations, parks and lifts. Nair’s political awareness began during his college years and later increased during the Passive Resistance Campaign of 1946. During his recollection of rallies he noted one thattookplaceattheRedSquare(now the Nicol Square Garage) against the Asiatic Land Tenure and Indian RepresentationAct(1946),wherebyIndians were to be forcefully removed from so-called White areas and in return be given representation in par-
liament by three White representatives. In 1949, Nair joined the Natal Indian Youth Congress and became its secretary in 1950. He also joined the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) and served as a member of its executive committee in the 1952 Defiance Campaign called by the Congress Movement. Nair was active in the Umkonto We Sizwe (Spear of the Nation), the military wing of the ANC, since its inception. His participation in various acts of sabotage led to his eventual arrest in 1963. At the famous Treason Trial of the 1950s and 1960s, in which he was one of the accused for Treason under the Suppression of Communism Act, he received a 20 year sentence which he served on Robben Island. He later spoke about the police torture and the difficult and unbear-
ablelifeintheprisoncellsandonRobben Island. While in prison, Nair was an active participant of the “University” which was informal education system run by prisoners. He also obtained study privileges in time and completedBA(inEnglish),andB.Com degrees through the University of South Africa. Even though he completed most of the required classes toward a B.Proc degree,hehadtoabandonitafterseveral detentions. Sonny Venkatratnam, a fellow prisoner, smuggled a copy of Shakespeare into the prison in which all the leading prisoners marked their favourite passages. This copy was later called the Robben Island Bible. Billy Nair chose Caliban's lines from The Tempest: “This island's mine, by Sycorax my mother”.
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Celebrating Women’s Month
August 9, 2013
Celebrating gracious women >> Happy Women’s Day from Mrs Plumber ADVERTORIAL TO all gracious South African Women, I wouldliketojoinhandswithmyteamsand congratulate and wish all women a happy Women's Day. We have been challenged in many as pects of our lives, but we still have our heads up and smiles on our faces. Mylifebeganinhumblebeginningsand
has brought me to where I am today. I will never forget my roots. My achievement be ing a tradetested plumber has brought many light to many people in South Africa and my ongoing dedication will succeed even more. BecominganownerandplumberofMrs Plumbers and a Project manager and plumber for Sizabantu Plumbers and Con tractors, has its daily challenges, but I
make sure that I focus daily and I keep my mentor Mr Nelson Mandela close to my heart. MrMandelahadstruggledtoensure our freedom and to be proud to call South Africa our home. My advice to all women: live your life to the
fullest, educate yourself to the best of your ability and continue to be proud of being a South African woman.
God bless all and may peace and light live in our hearts forever. Sarika
Professional hair and makeup for wonderful women ADVERTORIAL VIJAY Govender’s reputation and passion for bridal dressing has led her to run her acclaimed business venture VDT Bridal for the past 14 years. Vijay has stood out because of her formidably exalted quality in her work, being quickly established as an individual that is highly sought after. Her extensive experience, amazing portfolio and testimonials from hundreds of satisfied brides is proof of her talent. Her work is acknowledged by every bride for its decadence, fine calibre, professionalism and friendly service. She strives to create an individual dream look for every bride, ensuring that you will be confident, relaxed and radiantly beautiful both in person and photos. “I enjoy playing an important part in my brides’ big day, sharing the responsibility of making sure you experience the best service as possible, not only with the services of hair and
‘I enjoy playing an important part in my brides’ big day, shar ing the responsibility of making sure you experience the best service as possible.’
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make-up, but being an emotional support to brides as it will be a memory to cherish,” she said. A complete perfectionist, combined with her exceptional ideas and creativity, turns every bride’s dreams into reality. Her styles are modern and her attention to detail and fresh ideas give brides that little something that's different and special. Honesty, dedication and hard working ethics has made her proud of whom she has become, but never fails to forget to give back and hence dedicates time every year to the community offering unemployed women hand on hair and beauty skills. She thanks God for the abundant blessings, her amazing and ever-supporting family, friends, staff and all brides for their continual referrals. A special message to women on Women’s Day: Work hard and honestly, be proud to reap the benefits of success.
Over the past 10 years, my family have been clients' of Vijay. These include family weddings, school eastern evenings, matric dances, campus events and not forgetting every girls dream day;my wedding. She has successfully accomplished making the simple girl next door look like a bollywood actress. Her heart and soul shines forth in every piece of work that she undertakes which is the ideal that sets her apart from every other make-up and hair artist you find today. Her knowledge and expertise,professionalism and patience are traits that make you feel at ease and allow
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you to completely trust in her outstanding capabilities. In every milestone of my life she has always managed to fill it with that extra powder puff of warmth and love, adding meticulous attention to detail. Thank you Vijay for making every occassion a memorable one. I wish you all the best in future business endeavours.
Deevaksha and Thiruven Naidoo
It gives me great pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Vijay Govender from VDT Bridal. I was lucky enough to meet Vijay and I was able to forge not only a professional relationship but also a wonderful friendship with her. Vijay takes meticulous notes and helps you complete the look and vision you are hoping to create. You are truly an incredible artist and individual. Not only did you make me feel the most gorgeous I have ever felt, you kept me calm and really coached me for the whole day. I am beyond honored and am so blessed to have you in my life. Love Tirusha Moodley
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August 9, 2013
“Kuyangijabulisa ukushiya izingane zi mamatheka nsuku zonke, nokwazi ukuthi zinethezekile ekhaya njengoba sekwagcwala imigulukudu edlwengu la nethumba izingane,” kusho uso mabhizinisi ongumfelokazi owasun gula inhlangano engenzi nzuzo (Non Profit Organisation) iAbethu, esiza izintandane ezingama28 nabantu abadala abayisithupha eHigh View Park, oTugela eNyakatho yeKwaZulu
Natal. Lo mfelokazi onguNkk Sbongile Ntsetha owakhula ngaphandle kwabazali, uthi ukukhula kwakhe kwamkhuthaza ukuba anakekele izingane ezintulayo. Uthi iz inga lokunganakekelwa kwezingane zisale dengwane, lwamnika ugqozi lokwenza lomsebenzi. Uthe: “Izingane ziyaludinga uthando nomzali ozozi nakekela. Ngabona ukuthi uma ngin gazinakekeli mina, kuzokwenzekani kuzona uma engaqhamuki omunye ozozinakekela?” Uthe ukwenza konke
lokhu ngemali yakhe. Usho nokuthi kulezi zingane kukhona nezikhubaze kile. Lo mfelokazi olandela ezinyathel weni zomSamariya olungileyo, uthi waqala ukunakekela ingane eyodwa, kwase kulandela nezinye. “Angibanga nankingangenkathiumuziwamiusug cwele izingane ngoba njengomama ngiyazithanda, futhi kuyangijabulisa ukwaziukuthizizogcinazinekusasaeli qhakazile ngenxa yami,” kusho yena. IAbethu NPO yasungulwa ngo2009. Ukwanda kwesibalo kwen
za uNkk Ntsetha wagcina eseqasha umuzi lapho enakekela khona izin gane. AbakwaTaurus Paper banikela ngendawo engango 26000sq.m ebiza uR500 000 lapho bezokwakha khona ikhaya lalaba bantwana. UNkk Ntsethauthebahlelaukwakhaindawo efana nesibhedlela ngenxa yesimo sa banye abantwana. AbeAbethu banx usa abangafaka isandla ukwakhela abantwana ikhaya elifudumele ukuba bashayele umphathi walenhlangano uMalusi Shezi kwethi 032 457 0047/072 372 2101.
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IHAMBA PHAMBILI iHope eMandeni >> Labadlali basuka ngaphansi kweHope Football Club kanye ne Chappies Kwesokunxele uMiller Nkosinathi, uMlungisi Ntombela, uSifiso Mdluli, uNhlakanipho Ngubo noSphelele Edley ngen kathi belibangise ePieter maritzburg ngoLwesine
zingcwetiezintathuzebholalezinyawo zaseMandeni, eNyakatho yeKwaZulu-Natal ziqokwe ukuyodlala kwi-Mgungundlovu Soccer Academy. Labadlali basuka ngaphansi kweHope Football Club kanye ne Chappies. IHope isungulwe eminyakeni emithathu edlule kanti abadlali bayo baqale ukudlala ngaphansi kwale-
academy ngoLwesithathu. Le kilabhu ingenye yamakilabhu ahamba phambili eMandeni njengoba iphume phambili kwi Mandeni South African Football Association (SAFA) Local Football Association (LFA). UNkosinathi Miller, uMlungisi Ntombela noSifiso Mdluli baqokwe ukuyoqeqeshwa kwiMgungundlovu Soccer Academy eyaqeqesha abadlali abasezingeni eliphezulu abanjen-
goJimmy Tau nabanye. Amanye amalungu eHope azoqeqeshwa ngonyaka ozayo ngaphansi kweMgungundlovu Soccer Academy. Umsunguli weHope, uMnuz Mdu Manzi uthi leli qembu aligcini ngokucija abadlali kwezebhola lezinyawokodwalishintshaindlelayokuziphatha, lifundise ubuholi liphinde liqikelele ukuthi abafundi bayaphumelela ezifundweni.
UMnuz Manzi uthi leli qembu lisiza amanye amalungu alo ukuba athole imfundazwe. UMnuz Manzi uthe abadlali beHope abakhuthalele nje ibhola kuphela, kepha bahlakaniphile nasezifundweni. Uthe ngenkathi laba badlali bevakashele eGoli ngoNhlangula (June), bathola ithuba lokuncela ulwazi kubadlali beMamelodi Sundowns. Uthe: "Sifisa ukubona abad-
lali beHope sebedlalela amaqembu amakhulu. Sithanda nokugcizelela ukuthi abantu abasha kufanele bazibandakanye nezemidlalo ukuze bahlale bephilile." IHope inabadlali abaneminyaka engu-13 kuya ku17. UMnuz Manzi ubonge bonke ababamba iqhaza nsuku zonke ukuthuthukisa iHope.
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qhubeka yini abhale lefilimu? Bekuzoba njani ukuba ubhale ngowesilisa othile ohloniphekile emphakathini jikelele, ngaphandle kokuqoka uthisha? Koze kube nini abanye ababhali belangazelela ukwenza imali ngokuqhakambisa amanyala? Ngikholwa wukuthi miningi ngokumangalisayo imisebenzi emihle eyenziwa othisha emphakathini edinga ukuqhakambiswa. Kunezincwadi eziningi zesiZulu ezixoxa izindaba ezakha umphakathi ezingenziwa amafilimu ebhayisikobho. Kukhona othisha abadela ngisho isikhathi sokuziphumulela nemindeni yabo, baye esikoleni beyolekelela abafundingobabephokopheleleukuthuthukisa isizwe esimnyama kodwa asicabangi ukubhala ngabo. Okufika kuqala emqondweni ukubhala ngothisha esejoyintini, ehlala emjondolo kathayela. Yisiphi
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WRITE TO THE EDITOR Why should Indians be sidelined? Mazibuye African Forum seems to be a racist organisation while our country has moved on with democracy and its challenges. To even suggest to strip Indians of BEE beneficiary status smacks of jealousy of the great strides Indians have made in our economy and country as a whole. We have lived in harmony with our black brothers and sisters. We should help in building our nation based on its diversity bringing in different skills and experience. Already the Indian community is discriminated through affirmative action and equity plans and in many instances they are in over supply in their job places. It is already hurting. Enough is enough. I do not want to dwell on the history of the Indian community, but I want to emphasise education was close to their hearts and the fruits are reaped generations after generation. It was possible all through hard work and perseverance. We know BEE has benefited some through lucrative government contracts and did little to encourage and support emerging black businesses. Broad-based black economic empowerment must be supported including Indians. If correctly implemented, it will pull people into the economy, reduce unemployment and stimulate growth which is so desperately needed in our country. The utterances by the forum to put fear in the Indian community have instead galvanised the minority community of about 1.2 million people. We must not blight our democracy but rather build a brighter future for ALL. ONE NATION ONE FUTURE. Councillor Madhun Sobram Sing DA Chairperson iLembe Constituency
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August 9, 2013
Closer to a nanny state?
When the landlord, tenant relationship breaks THEASEN PILLAY The Constitution of our country recognises that everyone has a right to adequate housing. As rental housing is an integral component of the housing sector, there was a need to establish laws that balance the rights of tenants and landlords, whilst also establishing a mechanism through which conflicts can be resolved cost effective and speedily. As a result, the Rental Housing Act of 1999, came into being and although this Act is over a decade old, very few people know how it can protect their rights.
The Act also created rental tribunals, which are specialist forums, dealing exclusively with disputes between landlords and tenants on matters relating to tenancy disputes and unfair practices. The rental tribunal is an extremely powerful organisation, and arguably is best suited to decide on conflicts between landlords and tenants. The findings of the tribunal has the same effect as an order from the magistrate’s court. The Act recognises that tenants and landlordshaveenforceablerights,someofwhich include:Tenant: * The right to privacy and not to have the premises inspected in an unreasonable manner. * Not to have their home searched or property seized by the landlord, except through a lawful court process. * Not to have the electricity and water unlawfully disconnected by the landlord. Landlords: * The right to prompt and regular payments, in terms of the agreed lease. *Torecoverunpaidrentalsandterminate the lease, in a lawful manner. Interesting/Important provisions of the Act: * A landlord is obliged to reduce the terms of the lease to writing, if the tenant makes
such a request. * A landlord must furnish the tenant with receipts of all rentals paid. * The deposit paid by the tenant, must be put into an interest bearing account, in favour of the tenant. The tribunal also deals with claims of overcrowding, unacceptable living conditions,poormaintenanceofthepremisesand exploitative rentals. Where a complaint has been lodged with the tribunal, the landlord can be precluded fromevictingthattenant,untilthecomplaint has been resolved by the tribunal. Ejection of tenants, or any unlawful occupants, can only be authorised via a court order and effected by the sheriff of the court. The Prevention of Illegal Eviction Act (P.I.E. Act), as well as recent high court judgements, have specified procedures that must be adopted with evicting occupants from a residential property. Landlords, or the agents, are not allowed to change locks, disconnect water and electricity or intimidate tenants to vacate. This is called “spoliation”, which in common terms means, “taking the law into your own hands”. It is, however, extremely important that anyone who receives “court papers���, seek proper legal advice as the consequences of ejectmentaresevereandcanbeirreparable.
FIRST it was prayer that was removed from schools, then corporal punishment and now someone else is going to tell me that if I discipline my own child I am going to be charged and put in jail or fined. That's absurd. I am a Christian parent and according to the Bible we are instructed to discipline our children. I was discipline as a child and I thank my parents for that because when I look back the disciplining saved me and taught me that it was for my own benefit. There is a difference between disciplining in love and disciplining with the intention of physically abusing a child. I am totally against this draft that is trying to do away with parents disciplining their kids. I love my kids and know what's best for them. Proverbs 13 verse 24 says: “He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him disciplines him promptly”. I live by biblical ways therefore, it is my right according to law to have freedom of religion so no one is going to change that. I can't understand how the government can pass a law to kill unborn babies, yet want to pass laws preventing parents disciplining children. In some instances proper discipline can save a child’s life. What a contradiction in my opinion. Concerned Chris tian parent Ashen Mohanlal Ballito
Parent's expectations Parents pride and joy are their children. Children are provided with all the luxuries that life has to offer by their parents. The latest cell phones, gaming devices, big screen monitors etc are part of the techno savy package. Education is a priority and extremely costly but a tertiary qualifica-
tion will give their children a competitive edge in a scarce job market. Parents have an obligation in respect of nurturing and caring for the child once they are brought into this world. Children cannot be looked upon as a safety net for parents when they get older. The young adults lifestyles are
very different in this day and age. The materialistic tendencies and that unwavering quest to have the best that life has to offer comes at a price. Parents have a sense of entitlement with regard to their children taking care of them in their old age. This notion can eventuallysetthemupfordisappoint-
ment. Every person needs to prepare adequately for retirement and be self reliant when the time comes. If you are fortunate enough to be cared for by your children then consider that a bonus. The scriptures tell us that the only person that can be relied upon is God because he will never let you
down. Maybe parents expect too much of their children in their old age but can this ever be true? Sometimes children have short memories and forgetwheretheyareisbecauseofthe efforts and blessings of their parents. Vijay Surujpal
August 9, 2013
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DIRECT SA Express flights from King Shaka InternationalAirport(KSIA)toMozambique, Botswana and Nambia had been approved, the company’s chief executive, Inati Ntshanga, announced in Zambia over the weekend. Allthreeflightroutescouldbeinoperation as early as March next year. Ntshanga said the direct flight from Durban to Maputo was likely to be the first route to take off as Mozambique was closest to KwaZulu-Natal. Negotiations for air traffic and landing rights were also under way for a slot in the Democratic Republic of Congo. SAAirlinkanindependentandprivateairline already flies between Durban and Maputo.HoweverNtshangasaidSAExpresshoped to offer reasonable prices. Ntshanga was part of a government and business delegation to Zambia for the official launch of the Durban-Lusaka route. SA Expressflightsbetweenthetwocitieshavebeen operating for more than a year. Theroutesheannouncedarepartofadeal with Dube TradePort and the provincial government to establish a Southern African route network out of King Shaka airport, making it a secondary hub to Joburg’s OR Tambo International Airport. Zambia is KwaZulu-Natal’s most significantandlargesttradingpartnerinAfrica.Exports from KZN to Zambia in 2012 were valued at R2.47-billion and represented 14.8 percent of KZN’s total exports into Africa. At the Lusaka, the Durban Chamber of CommerceandIndustryandZambianchamber signed a memorandum of understanding to increase trade and tourism between the two regions.
Tongaat crime round up *A 52-year-old man was accosted by four males during a house robbery at his home in Pringle Dam. The suspects, who were travelling in a grey vehicle, threatened him with a screwdriver and locked him inside his bathroom. They then took his silver Toyota Corolla NJ 8966 and a Sony television and fled. *On Friday a man was working at a home in La Mercy when he heard sounds coming from the house. On investigating he was accosted by a man at gunpoint and taken into the house where he found three other men. Theylockedhiminthetoiletandmadeofwith a television, two laptops and cash. *A 22-year-old female fell victim to yet another case of chain snatching in the Tongaat CBD. She was walking along the road when an unknown male grabbed her from the back and snapped her chain of her neck. The Tongaat SAPS urges the community to avoid wearing expensive jewellery while shopping especially in the CBD. Tongaat police are monitoring all pawn shops in the area very closely for illegal trading, and receiving of stolen jewellery but they believe that the stolen goods are now being sold out of Tongaat. *There is an increase in housebreakings in the Tongaat area. In the past few weeks crime has escalated in the coastal area. This week it has affected all sectors of the community in the south, north and central. Police are urgingthecommunitytobemorevigilantand cautious on their premises. Winter nights are long and cold and suspects take advantage of the situation to break into homes because there is little or no movement at night. *Weekend arrested included a total of 34 peopleforoffencessuchaspossessionofdangerous weapons, possession of drugs, liquor related offences, drunken driving, and disturbing the peace. Further arrests were made for domestic violence, house breakings, assaults and thefts.
Child welfare needs assistance to locate parents THE Tongaat Child and Family Welfare Society requests your assistance in locating: *Thombi Dlamini, who is the birth mother of Asanda Mashona (7). The family is from the Emona area in Tongaat. *The fatherofSnenkosiMusawenkosiMagadlela(4).Thechildhasbeen
residing with his maternal grandfather Kolisile Mahahla of Magwaveni. The birth mother Nkosazana Magadlela is deceased. Anyone with information pertaining to the above individuals may contact social worker B Moodley on 032 944 1514. Assistance is also needed to locate:
*The biological father of Sfiso Nzama (7) and Kwanele Ngcobo (8). The biological father’s details and whereabouts are unknown. The biological mother, Dingisiwe Nonhlanhla Ngcobo passed away in June this year. The family is originally from Magwaveni, Tongaat. *The biological mother of Emihle
Nzama (7). The child concerned has been in the care of his maternal grandmother Thembekile Ntombana Ngcobo. The biological father’s details and whereabouts are unknown.ThebiologicalmotherNoxolo Nzama passed away in May this year. The family is originally from Gwala’s Farm Tongaat.
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Anyone with any information pertaining to these individuals may contactSaneleMabasoon032 944 1514.
In Loving Memory Yearly memorial Service of the late Mr R.J. Naidoo of 2 Hankinson Street, Gandhinagar, Tongaat will be held on Saturday 17 August 2013 at Brake Village Temple Hall at 3pm to 4pm. MR R.J. NAIDOO
Saiyan features in Battle of the Bands
27/10/1931 - 25/10/2012
Please accept this as a personal invitation to attend.
Inserted by Mrs R.J Naidoo & family.
Tyles’ lead guitarist, nineyearold Saiyan Naidoo
Joining the Tyles on stage at Sibaya, for JAY MOODLEY on 082 463 7816 or emailing themuchanticipatedbandnight,willbethe email@example.com or SIDNEY NAIDOO on 083 790 2117. The Battle of the Bands will ever popular Magnets. Formed by a group of teenagers in the take place at the Sibaya Casino’s Izulu The Old Magazine Baracks, The Magnets are to atre on Saturday, 17 and Sunday,18 August. Karou Charou will emcee the event and this day entertaining audiences with their cover versions of chart topping hits by the add some comic relief on the night. Tickets at R120 are available at Computicket and Beatles, Bad Company, Bee Gees…etc. Lead vocalist Johnny Soon, said the Shoprite/Checkers. For enquiries, contact 083 660 1424. band is nothing short of legendary. WhenSoonjoinedtheband,hisuncanny Win tickets: email firstname.lastname@example.org ability to sing Beatles’ songs, earned the with your details and the name of the publi Magnets the nickname, the Fab Four. cation you are reading. Although ageing, Soon still manages to throw the audience OM NAMA SHIVAYA back in time. This show is sure to be a sell The 15th day memorial Service of the Late out so don’t delay in confirming your attendance by contacting Mr Paramanandan (Bala) Chellan will take place on Thursday 8th August 2013 commencing at 6:45pm at the Chinna Yearly Memorial Service Thirupathi Temple ( B a s e m e n t ) , of the Late Mrs Belvedere Drive, Paripoornum Naicker Belvedere. Supper will be served at Thank you Mum for all 5:30pm. Service rendered by: Maidstone that you have done for Shree Emperumal Prayer Group. us. Thank you Mum for
WHAT does a nineyearold know about music from the 60s and 70s? What does he know about the Beatles, Santana, Creedence or Cliff Richard? Well if you attend the Battle of the Bands contest at Sibaya, you might be pleasantly surprised if not reduced to tears of joy, as you witness nineyearold, Saiyan Naidoo play lead guitar to these tunes like a seasoned professional. Tutored from the tender age of four, by his grandfather, Sydney Naidoo, leader of popular North Coast band, the Tyles, Saiyan recorded his first CD at the age of five. Saiyan is now the full time lead guitarist for the Tyles, a band that has been carving a name for itself for more than 40 years. The Tyles, led by Saiyan, play all genres of music including eastern.
Can you help? The Verulam Child and Family Welfare Society requires assistance from anyone with infor mation of the where abouts of the family of Sifiso Dlamini. Dlamini was born on 20 January 2004 in Durban. If you have any details, con tact social worker An drea Napier on 032 5331046. To their knowledge, the natural father of the child is Al bert Sabelo Dlamini of the Empangeni area.
teaching us right from wrong. You were such an awesome mother and we were truly blessed to have you as our mother.
Paripoornum Naicker You and your family are 01/07/1920-09/10/2012 invited to the Yearly Memorial Serv ice of the Late Mrs Paripoornum Naicker on the 11th August 2013 at 10:30am at the V. Moonsamy Hall. You will be greatly loved & missed by your family & friends.
Memorial Service Your passing away came so sudden, we will miss you everyday. You will always have our love and we will hold your memories close to our hearts. For in our hearts we know that no matter where you go, you will be beside us to share in our life.
MR RAMKISTEN NAIDOO (FRANK)
You and your family are invited to attend the 13th Day Memorial Service of the Late Mr Ramkisten Naidoo (Frank) on the 9th August 2013 between 3 to 4pm at The Brakevillage Temple Hall. You will be forever loved and missed by your wife Neela, children, sons & daughter-in-law, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, brothers, sisters and a host of family & friends.
You are the greatest alive, the wisest ever known, you are the rightful King with me, and should sit upon a throne. For when I was in darkness, you have been my guiding light. When everything went wrong; you have put my world to right. Sadly missed by his wife, brother, sisters, children, grandchildren and a host of family & friends.
IN MEMORY Life to us is not the same without you, as your silent farewell shocked us all. We never knew you would leave so so on with no farewell words spoken. You was so happy and quiet. How little did we know that night, what sorrow it would bring. God took you away, O' our shining light and left us alone in darkness. God, broke our hearts, just to prove to us that MR BALIAH SARRAYAH he only takes the best. Lord (ROY) Murugar our star is now in your 14/03/1962 – 26/07/2013 hands. The 15th & 16th Day Memorial Service of the Late Mr Baliah Sarrayah (Roy) will be held on the 9th & 10th August 2013 at 142 Sastri Circle, Belvedere, Tongaat. Supper will be served from 5:30pm, service to follow thereafter. Sadly missed by his wife Annie, son Brandon & daughter Sandy and a host of family & friends.
Yearly Memorial Service You and your family are invited to the Yearly Memorial Service of the Late Mr Ramsamy Soobiya Naicker on Thursday 15th August 2013 at the Shree Veeraboga Cultural Centre. Supper will be served between 6-7pm. Service to follow at 7pm. No farewell words were spoken, so sudden came your call. Your death shocked us all. Within a home where all was so bright, God took away a shining light. We miss your warm shy smile, and your caring ways. We miss the way you touched our RAMSAMY SOOBIYA NAICKER lives. In your own special way. You 28/01/1942 – 23/10/2012 may be gone, but you left us with wonderful memories, that will be cherished forever. Nobody knows the pain we bear, when the family gathers and you are not there. Just how much we miss you no words can ever say we only know without you there's no perfect day. We love and miss you more each day. Your presence will be highly appreciated. Sadly missed by the Naicker family.
A face that is always on our minds, a smile we have seen a million times. Two eyes that lights up the sky at night one last battle you could not fight. The day was long then night. We knew that soon you would be gone, we clasped your hand so warm in ours, soon you would be out of time. To stay with
Salatchee Govender 17/08/1941 – 13/10/2012
us you fought so hard, our heat went into a million pieces. Now a photo we took at to see your smile. But great memories we will always keep with us. Your love in our hearts for eternity, we never got to say goodbye Ma. We will always love and miss you Ma. Rest in peace. Date: Time: Venue:
10 August 2013 3pm S.V.E.T Hall – Gandhi's Hill
Family and friends are kindly requested to accept this as a personal invitation. Sadly missed by your loving husband Vadi, sons Ravi, Smally, Buffy, Kelvin, daughter Preme, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, sister, brothers & host of family & friends.
August 9, 2013
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BUSINESS for sale -Buffelsdale, next to BP. Contact: 032-944 8553.
lounge & dining, informal t.v lounge, kitchen ﬁtted in genuine pink beech, pool, garage, storeroom, study, air-conditioning in all living areas. Excellent ﬁnishing’s throughout house. Fully secured. R1 250 000.00. BELVEDERE – 3 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, bath R565 000. BELGATE – 2 bedrooms, lounge, dining, kitchen, bath, lock-up garage. R395 000. WESTBROOK – 2 bedrooms, lounge, dining, kitchen, bath, en-suite, pool in complex. R780 000. BALLITO – shop/ofﬁce – 90 sqm R650 000. DESAINAGAR – vacant land. R400 000. TO Let – Shop/ Warehouse – Watson St, Tongaat, 280 sqm. R10 000.00 p/m K. NAIDU & Associates, Suite 5 & 6, KNA Centre, 1 Watson Street, Tongaat. Tel :032-944 5001 / 082 939 1814.
VERULAM CENTRAL ﬂat 3 Beds bic, lounge, ff kitchen R 550 000 URGENT VERULAM Temple Valley 3 Bed lounge, d/room, ff kitchen needs TLC R695 000 TO view call GAN REDDY on 032-943 3981 or 082 441 9012 THINKING of selling your property then call me Gan Reddy on 082 441 9012 or 032-943 3981
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BUSINESS PREMISE TO LET TO let – 20smq mini factories R800.00 pm, rainbow Centre opp Waterloo, Verulam. Tel: 032-533 1324 / 082 905 9631. FLAT TO LET FLAT to let – 2 bedrooms – Gandhi’s Hill, Tongaat. Ph: 084 744 5997. FLAT for rent – Tongaat – fully ﬁtted kitchen with hob, oven & extractor, ground ﬂoor – avail 01/09/13. 2 bedrooms fully ﬁtted, blinds on windows, mirror tinted windows. R3 500 ex L/W. 084 945 1985. FOR HIRE KZN JUMPING Castles - Bubble, Candyﬂoss & Popcorn machines!!!! Winnie, Barbie, Ben 10, Spiderman, Barney, Cars, Clown, Dalmation, Slides, Activity castles, Kids rides/chairs/tables. 031-530 7752 / 031507 5899 / 083 469 8417, kzngroup@ telkomsa.net / www. kznjumpingcastles. co.za HOLIDAYS/TOURS INDIA special – R20 999, 29 Dec 2013 – 13 Jan 2014. Delhi, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mathira, Agra, Jaipur, Mumbai. Soni – 074 626 9520. HOUSES FOR SALE
VILLAGE Park – 3 b/ rooms with bic, lounge, f/kitchen, toilet & bath, carport. R680 000 BELVEDERE Drive – 3 b/rooms, lounge, kitchen, toilet & bath. R590 000 101 VICTORIA Embankment, Durban – 3 b/rooms, 2 baths, lounge & dining, kitchen, 2 parking bays. R950 000 WATSONIA – 3 bedrooms, lounge, dining, f/f kitchen, bath, d/lock up garage, maids room with bath, f/walled. R1 200 000. SANDFIELDS – 3 b/ rooms, mes, lounge, dining, f/f kitchen, bath, lock-up garage, fully walled. R850 000.00. BELGATE – Old Phase – new house 95% complete – 3 b/rooms, lounge & dining, f/ kitchen, bath, f/fenced. R495 000 Urgent Sale. MAIDSTONE Village – 4 b/rooms, 2 baths,
Tongaat 3 Bedroom ﬂat @ R695 000 Van Rova Gardens 3 Beds, 2 x bics, f/f kitchen + fenced & lug @ R795 000 Maidstone - 2 Bedroom house+2 lounges, kitchen/dining+large entertainment hall @ R895 000 Chelmsford Heights – 3 Bedroom house l/d/k @ R850 000 3 Bedroom house , l/d /k @ R750 000 Watsonia – 4 bedroom house, l/d/k + dbl garage + 1 bedroom o/b @ R995 000 Mitchell Village - 3 Bedroom +2 Bedroom basement , L/d/k requires TLC @ R1.25M Belvedere – 3 Bedroom house l.k + lug @ R795 000 3 Bedroom house @ R595 000 Verulam - Land-2049 sq mts @ R310 000 Land -731 sq mts @ R180 000 Phoenix – 3 bedroom house, l/k @ R550 000 neg Rental - 2 Bedroom o/b @ R2500 excl 2 Bedroom ﬂat @ R3600 excl. CALL SELVA 083 703 8665 / (o) 032-944 3203 or 084 512 5896
TONGAAT Central ﬂat 3 beds bic mes, lounge, d/room, ff granite top kitchen 130sq meters R895 000 VACANT land Burbreeze 960 sq mts R150 000 MAIDSTONE opposite station 4 beds bic, lounge,d/room. ff granite top kitchen,3 lug,1 bed ﬂatlet,walled and gated R795 000
GEORGE: 082 648 2711 KALESH: 083 246 7535 METCALF houses ranging from R820 000 to R1 650 000.00 HOUSE 24, Belgate – f/ﬁtted & d/carport @ R650 000.00 GEMSTONE Drive, Belgate @ R550 000.00 / Rent R3500.00 SASTRI Circle, Belvedere @ R650 000.00 AZAD Avenue, Belvedere (with furniture) @ R695 000.00 E D M U N S B U R Y, Belvedere @ R495 000.00 DOUGLAS Place, Belvedere @ R590 000.00 HILLVIEW Rd, Hillview @ R2 900 000.00 FLATS FOR SALE THE Nest, Plain Street @ R750 000.00 KALDON Mews @ R650 000.00 WEWE Gardens, Maidstone 2 b/r @ R595 000.00 PLEIN Grove @ R550 000.00 LAND LOT 1143, Verulam @ R1 800 000.00 BELGATE – Old Phase @R225 000.00 FLAT to let – Flamingo Hgts, R2 750 fully tiled. KALDON Mews, Plein Street @ R4500.00 THE Nest, Plein Street @ R5500.00 Vanrova gardens – 3 b/r, lounge, dining, kitchen, fenced. R575k Land – Vlm, Temple Valley, 700 sqm – R250k Rental: 3 b/r duplex, Gandhinagar Mews, R4 500. Pref christians. B.D.M Prop – 083 633 6059 / 032-945 2514.
TONGAAT – Mithanagar – 3 bed sectional title ﬂat with f/f kit open plan lounge & dining set on top ﬂoor in excel area & close to all amenities @ R695 000 – Sastri Naidoo – 083 277 9986. Fairbreeze – freestanding 3 bedroom, 1 x bic single lockup garage f/walled @ R550 000 – Vuma July 083 696 9982. Ofﬁce: 031-502 3470.
2 B/R, L/K – R3 000 incl, 2 x 2 large rooms. R3 000 incl, 1 single room, ensuite. R2 000 incl. 032-541 6203 / 083 713 9633. GANDHI’S Hill – 3 bedrooms duplex, bic, open-plan, L/D/K, fully ﬁtted K/T/B, secure parking. Rent: R4 950.00 excl l/w. Contact Sudesh – 083 349 6949. BASEMENT to let – Sastri Circle, Belvedere. Tel: 082 702 8652. LAND FOR SALE LAND for sale 1/2 acre, Happy Valley, Glen Hills. Call: 072 734 8497. LOANS ARE you drowning in debt??? Pay from as little as R250.00 per month towards all your accounts. Immediate relief. We also remove garnishees. Call Siva – 078 5450 850 / 032533 7894, Savy – 082 397 1840 / 031-837 2614. SERVICES BOOKKEEPING services offered at reasonable pricing. For further information please contact: 072 280 9612. SITUATION VACANT RESPONSE Ofﬁcers and Controllers required for a security company based in Verulam. Must have relevant qualiﬁcations and experience. Call Nisha – 081 595 9030 for an interview or e-mail C.V to hr@ reactionunitsa.co.za DUE to expansion PSIRA registered security guards required. Must reside in Verulam/ Phoenix/ Tongaat or surrounding areas. Contact Nisha – 081 895 9030. PARAMEDICS wanted male & female with BAA & ILS required in the north coast and surrounding areas. Contact: Nisha - 081 595 9030 or email C.V to prem@ reactionunitsa.co.za
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The Verulam Civic Association hosts its monthly civic meetings on the last Thursday of each month at the Verulam Day Care Centre at 6pm. All civic minded persons are welcome to attend. The KwaZuluNatal Blind and Deaf Society re quires volunteers to assist in our lucky ticket draw. For further information and those who want to vol unteer please contact Visa Soobramoney on 031 309 4991 or 079 294 9192. The Gandhi's Hill Reunion Committee monthly meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of every month at 6pm at Ganas Naidoo (Gringo) resi dence, 39 Mitchell Crescent, Mithanagar, Tongaat. Enquiries Chads Moonsamy on 084 812 7546 or 032 944 2902. The Vishwaroop Temple and Dharamshala lov ingly invites you and your family to their annual Gita Week Celebrations from August 21 to August 28 at 6.30pm daily. The programme will consist of bhajans and talks by various speakers on chapter six of the Bhagvad Gita. Krishna Janam Astamee will be celebrated on August 28 from 6.30pm to 12pm. Keynote speaker will be Swami Lokhasan grahananda. Supper will be served daily. Contact 076 700 7861. Tongaat Sabha will hold its monthly council meeting on the August 10 at 2pm sharp, at its prem ises in Railway Street Tongaat. For more info please contact 083 788 8485. Join Gayathri Peedam's Annual Gayathri Maha Yajna celebration. Starting at 5am, on Saturday, 10 August, bring the family along to pray and recite the all powerful Gayathri Mantra. The prayer will conclude at 6pm. Meals will be provided during the day. 2 Fairview Drive, Brindhaven, Verulam. For more information, contact Lalitha on 079 868 9694. The Tongaat Central Library hopes to form co opts and training where business support will pro vide training and skills development on the neces sary skill required. This meeting will take place on 20 August 2013 from 10am to 12pm. Booking is es sential. Contact Vigie on 032 944 4734 or 084 445 5069 to secure your seat Yoga classes are now being held on Thursdays at 5.30pm at the Seatide Library. Other classes available are Sundays at the Westbrook Retire ment Village at 6.45 am; Ballito Lions Scout Hall on Mondays at 5.15pm. For further info please con tact Sharon on 084 512 8904 or email sharon.chu firstname.lastname@example.org. The Verulam Secondary matric class of 1988 has planned a 25 year reunion on 31 August. Ex stu dents can contact Rajendra Hariparsad 082 875 9727 or Jayshree Moodley on 082 747 4054. Netcare Alberlito and Storks Nest Maternity Open Day will take place on August 3 from 7.30am to 2pm. Attendance is free, booking is essential. Call Pria Govender on 032 946 6957. First 50 mums to book their delivery with us on the day will receive a Netcare Maternity passport Goodie bag worth R1 000 Free. (Includes 4D scan and other items for Mum and Baby). The Verulam Civic Association is hosting its third Annual Interfaith Road Prayers at the corner of R102 and Wicks Street on Friday, August 9 at 10am. Lunch will be served after prayers. All are welcome . For details contact Chairman, Bobby Singh 083 441 6324 or Secretary, Logan Manikam on 082 336 4124.
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Shree Siva Subramaniar AlayamUmdloti Drift Verulam have the pleasure of inviting you and your family to our Annual Marieamman Prayer on July 28 at 10am. Donations welcome. Contact Ronnie 032 533 4241 or 073 293 0019. Notice is hereby served to Glenhaven Secondary School’s Class of 2012 that their Grade 12 NSCE cer tificates are now available at school. Learners are advised to call at school to pick up their certificates between 8am and 2pm (Monday to Friday). Con tact person is N Raghoonandan 032 533 2179. The Verulam Child and Family Welfare Society in partnership with Pick ‘n Pay Family Store Veru lam, Verulam Athletics Club and Verulam Sports Council is hosting a Family Fun Walk/Fun Run as follows, Sunday, August 18 from 9am at the Veru lam Sports Ground. Entry fee is R10. Entry tickets are available at Pick ‘n Pay Family Store Verulam, Verulam Child and Family Welfare Society and local schools. The Tongaat Civic Association hosts their monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 6pm at the Tongaat Central Library. For details contact Dennis Kullen on 083 6717 430.
SAFA Results Quarry Height 0 Crystal Lads 3, All Stars 1 Dalas Young Stars 1, Gandhi’s Hill B 1 Beeva Ramblers 2, Shakas Head United 2 Umbhayi Lions 3, Hambanathi Tigers 0 Maidstone B 3, Maidstone U19 2
Spain B 1, Under 17 Maidstone 2 Young Chiefs 1, Maidstone –Tongaat United (P), Under 15 Barcelona 7 Shakashead United 0 Checkout KO Series Under 13 Gandhi’s Hill 1 Hambanathi
Tigers 1, Sunrise 3 Dalas Young Stars 0 (W/O), Young Troublemakers 5 All Stars 0, Gandhi’s Hill 1 Calypso Sporting 0, Dalas Young Stars 0 Hambanathi Tigers 3 (W/O), Sunrise 0 Young Troublemak ers 8
Over 35 Railways 3 Gandhi’s Hill 0, Seatides 2 Belvedere United 0, Rail ways 3 BD Bluebells 1 SAFA KO Maidstone U19 4 Maid stone B 2, Maidstone A 4 Beeva Ram blers 5, Spain A – Tongaat United (P),
The jubilant Ramblers outfit
AIDSTONE A were given a rude awakening when they were ousted out of the Checkout Cup by the Beeva Ramblers under 19 outfit. They are currently playing in
the division one league. This was a huge upset beating one of the toughest sides in SAFA Tongaat. The match ended 0-0 in the normal regulation time and the game was eventually decided by the dreadful penalty shootout.
Maidstone defender Stuart Clark failed to score the final penalty even on the second attempt. Beeva’s manager Seelan Pillay said, as a result, of this win “the boys are inspired and are going all out to give it their best in the Checkout competition”.
Household of Faith Ministries HOUSEHOLD of Faith Ministries will be hosting a 7-A-Side Soccer Tournament on Friday, August 9 to Sunday, August 11 at the Belverton Secondary School Grounds. The tournament will
start at 9am. EntryfeeisR50perteam.Therewill be prizes for the winners, runners up and various other surprises on the day. PastorNundaValayudamhasmadean
appeal to all soccer lovers to support the event as the proceeds will be used to feed the underprivileged communitiesinthetown.Fordetails,contactValayudam on 082 570 2547.
Upset in local league >> Beeva Ramblers beat Maidstone A
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Disco 4 Young Chiefs 1, Gandhi’s Hill A 0 Calypso Sporting 1.
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The VAC members at the Day Lee challenge ten KZN Elite Cross country league in Queensburgh junior Yadhvir Sewnarain continuing to show good form in the 6km junior event in a time of 26.58. Dumisani Mngidi together with Praveen Sewnarain continued to sharpen their speed in the 8km senior men category with 33 minutes and 51 minutes finish respectively. Travelling companion Joseph Manguwala from Falcons also attempted the 12km race and posted an incredible four minutes per km in a 48 minute
finish.CynthiaZondiwasthesoleVAC lady to finish the 4km. DAY LEE INDEPENDENT CHALLENGE 4KM Ricardo Nair 0:21; Anitha Sewnarain 0:24; Thilsohan Kisten 0:30; Premilla Harricha ran 0:32; Vincent Reddy 0:36; Velvan Nair 0 ;36; Ravi Naidoo 0:37; Tharushka Sookoo 0:39; Demika Jhuri 0:41; Denita Jhuri 0:42; SuernRamilan0:43;KrishneeNaidoo0:45; Dolly Shamlall 0:45; Pam Sookoo 0:45; Prashiv Soomaroo 0:48; Mahesh Sooma roo 0:48 8km Run
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WEEKLY REPORTER THE Tongaat Panthers Athletics Club (TPAC) Comrades training club launched was successful for new and old runners of the club. The purpose of the training club is to assist runners preparing for upcoming qualifiers. The route went from Victoria PrimaryschooltoKingShakaairport and back. This Sunday sees the eighth leg of TPAC Thinnys league challenge will continue from Victoria Primary school commencing at 6am. The route will be finalised in the morning before commencement. All members of the club, social partners of the community and others are urged to attend and participateinthe5km,12kmand 20km run/walk.
WEEKLY REPORTER heDayLeeChallengehostedby Verulam Athletic Club (VAC) has maintained a sustained interest with the public warming up to the promotion of its Wellness campaign every Saturday morning at 6am starting from Gaterite. VAC events convenor Ametha Singh said the early start to the day with members of the public as well as localsupportingclubshasbeengood. “A clearly comfortable participation platform for anyone that wants to just run or walk a 2km, 4km or 8km distance at their own pace, without any pressure of competition, yet at the same time allows people to compare their weekly times, if necessary.” Withthecallmadeforallyouthformations to join the walk or run, seven new faces, many youth and one senior enjoyed the early morning stroll. VAC's junior Ricardo Nair led the way in a time of 21.30 ahead of the consistentAnithaSewnaraininatime of 24.33. Verulam High junior Thiloshan Kisten finished third in a time of 30.20. Velvan Nair and 70+ category Vincent Reddy finished together in a fast 36.55, whilst consistent Ravi Naidoo easily mastered the course in a time of 37 minutes. VAC members also participated in
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Krish Naidoo 0:45 8km Walk Smiley Naidoo 1.02 KZN cross country 6km Yadhvir Sewnarain 0:26 8km Dumisani Mngidi 0:33 Praveen Sewnarain 0:51 12km Joseph Manguwala 0:48 4km Ladies Cynthia Zondi 0:10
RESULTS: 20km Devan Reddy 1:37 15km Logan Govender 1:50 12km Bongiwe Majozi 1:08, Zandile Mtshali 1:10, Dan Muniaha 1:08, David Reddy 1:13, Strini Moodley 1:13, Sam Subramany 1:13, Kandy Pillay 1:13, Ra jen Pillay 1:16, Loga Naidoo 1:27, Lajeeth Maharaj 1:32, Behr Pillay 1:32 5km Adhikar Ramparasad 07:23 and Reshan Ramparsad 07:23. Club news *For further information please con tact Lajeeth Maharaj on 084 206 5342,SajidaAbdoolon0836782465, Krish Naidu on 083 799 5651 David Reddyon0827216754orStriniMood ley on 083 329 5172