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11 January - 17 January 2017

Notorious school gets  100% matric pass rate  Mduduzi  Mathebula 

SEBOKENG. - It is one of the most notorious schools in the Vaal that nobody usually has anything good to say about. But now Kgokare Secondary School in Zone 7 has put its bad reputation to bed by getting a 100% pass rate for their matric results in 2016. The last couple of years they have been lobbying to get 100%. In the past they reached 71% and 96% and finally in 2016 they made it. Speaking to Sedibeng Ster School Principal Joyce Magwa, who started as the school deputy principal in 2011, said her dream has finally come true- five years later.

“When I took over in 2013 I put my head on a block to change the lives of these children. “The school cannot continue to be known for wrong reasons. “We were acknowledged for our excellent football during the 90s,” said Magwa. The 100% rate will be written in the history of the school - that the class of 2016 has turned the tables. “They need to go out there and represent the school and show the world that doctors, lawyers, journalists and presidents can come from a little school right in the dusty streets of Zone 7,” said Magwa who was very excited by the results.

Rus­ter­Vaal Secondary School’s top three Grade 12 learners receive their achievement awards  from  the  principal,  Richard  van  Rensburg  and  his  deputy,  Eric  Lewaak.  From the left are Van Rensburg, Themba Ncala who obtained 2 distinctions in Geography and Life Orientation, Naazly Clarke who obtained two distinctions in Tourism and Life Orienta­ tion and Evonitia Alfred who obtained 2 distinctions in Afrikaans First Additional Lan­ guage  and  Life  Orientation.  Photo:  Lazarus  Dithagiso

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Kgokare Secondary School in Zone 7 had a 100% pass rate for 2016. Photo:Supplied

RUST-TER-VAAL. - Three learners made their school proud when they each received bursaries from the Department of Education to study at an institution of their choice. Despite Rust-ter-Vaal Secondary dropping from 88% in 2015 to 85% in 2016, chairperson of the SGB, Pastor Van Wyk, said the school is happy with the quality results. “It is not about how you start the journey but on how you finish,’ said Van Wyk. Eric Lewaak, deputy principal said, “Each child matters. “The SGB, parents and educators have done their best to make sure school-goers shine in their last year.” The principal, Richard van Rensburg said it was the first time in the history of the

school that they received three distinctions in Life Orientation, Tourism and Geography. “This year my school is among the best and that’s what makes the educators and parents proud.” The principal talked about his retirement in the future but says that it won’t happen until he has reached his goal. “I want to see the school boasting with 100%. That will make me walk tall in the street and in the shopping malls.” All the Grade 12 learners had promised to represent their school accordingly wherever they go for studies. Ncala is heading to study Geography at the University of Cape Town, Clarke and Alfred are going to study Tourism and Bcom respectively at the North West University, Vaal Campus.

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11 January - 17 January 2017



Gruesome matric suicide?

Lazarus Dithagiso

SEBOKENG. - Rumour has it that a learner who allegedly failed his matric exam committed suicide by throwing himself in front of an oncoming train. The incident happened a few hours after the matric results were made public last week. He was discovered near Residensia on January 5 at around 06:30. It is believed that as the train was approaching, he came out of the long grass and laid down in the middle of the railway line facing the oncoming train covering his face with the tracksuit he was wearing. Police spokesperson Sergeant Gertrude Makhale said, “The train driver unsuccessfully tried to sound a warning. The young man was cut in half, right from the upper hip. He was declared dead by paramedics.” Police have opened an inquest case. The young man was wearing blue jeans, a grey T-shirt, a grey and blue tracksuit top with white Adidas takkies. He is estimated to be between the age of 18 and 20. The family of any missing boy is asked to go to the Sebokeng morgue to identify the body. The case number is with the Evaton Police Station. Police also appeal to members of the public to assist in the matter.

A young  man  threw  himself  in  front  of  a  moving  train  in  Residensia  recently.  Photo:  Lazarus  Dithagiso

Hit by a gun! Mduduzi  Mathebula 

A store manager of Cassims store was pistol­whipped by a felon on Friday during a  robbery.    Photo:  Mduduzi  Mathebula 

VANDERBIJLPARK.- Just as the festive season ended and the new year commenced, Cassims was stormed by armed men on Friday afternoon. These suspects entered the store pretending to be customers. All hell broke loose when one suspect pulled out a firearm and told everyone to be still. Apparently one store manager (a woman) was about to leave the store. The suspect thought the woman had money and pulled her back into the store, pointing the gun at her. The woman was then pistol-whipped with the back of the gun, whereafter the suspects fled the scene. The woman collapsed unconscious. A

car-guard on the scene said he and fellow car-guards had to run for their lives when the suspects stormed out of the store. “I was so scared I nearly soiled my trousers. “I thought I was going die,” said a young car-guard. He claims that one suspect pointed a gun at them and they had to run for their lives. Vanderbijlpark Police spokesperson Gertrude Makhale said that a case of robbery was not opened with the Vanderbijlpark Police Station. “We have no records of the case. However, since the victim was assaulted she must come to the police station and open a case of assault and attempted robbery,” said Makhale.

Illegal connection shocks toddler  twice in two days BOPHELONG. - “Eskom must take full responsibility for the people being electrocuted!” This was said by the community of Joko Tea in Bophelong after a three-year-old girl was severely shocked twice by illegal electricity connections recently. The incidents happened on January 3 and 4 respectively. The toddler is in extreme pain and fighting for her life at Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging.

The 32-year-old mother of three, Nolithanba Photoloama, said her semi-disabled daughter Leema was playing outside her shack with friends when she was shocked by illegaly connected cables. This was after the heavy rains had stopped. She was taken to a local clinic after the first incident and the nurses referred her to hospital but the mother did not have money for transport. “I had to wait for three days to receive social grants,” she said.


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Feelling ‘better’ the following day the child went outside in the yard to play. She was shocked by another live cable. Leema was brought home crying and in serious pain. Sedibeng Ster took a drive in the area and at first hand saw dangerous electricity wire cables on the ground. Children were playing innocently, not aware of the danger they faced. Most of the nearby households have bridged


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11 January - 17 January 2017

Moreki receives  Esther Award Mduduzi  Mathebula 

SEDIBENG.- Memorial Moreki, a young dynamic woman, was recently crowned Esther the Voice Woman of the Year. The self-taught speaker represented the Vaal in the competition. The Esther Woman in the Kingdom Awards are awards to honour the significant role played by women of the Christian faith in addressing social ills, challenging the status quo and changing lives in the community. Moreki said that Christian women have played a significant role in the well being of the African nation as a whole and more women need to be inspired by the women who have gone ahead in challenging the status quo, addressing a social ill or simply shining brightly in the corner they occupy. “No matter how big or small, known or unknown, it is undeniable that these woman who are walking with Christ and bringing about change are worthy of be-

ing honoured for their dedication towards humanity,” said organiser Gloria Nkosi adding that the Esther Woman in the Kingdom Awards came as an instruction and inspiration as per the book of Esther 6:3 where King Ahasuerus acknowledged the good work done by Mordecai in serving the king and also realising that nothing was ever done to honour him in this regard. “These awards will be the first and the only ones in Africa specifically honouring Christian woman in the different spaces they occupy. Through these awards we hope to encourage women in the kingdom to continue the good work they do, to inspire others to get involved and to bring to attention the great achievements by these phenomenal woman,” said Thabang Mashigo co-organiser. “I’m going to venture in speaking to young men because they hold power and we need to unleash their power in right direction,” said Moreki.

ELM Mayor Simon Mahole Mofokeng and his entire mayoral committee surprised mo­ thers, whose bundles of joy were born on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day with gifts.

Mofokeng surprises new mothers with gifts SEDIBENG. - Emfuleni Local Municipality Executive Mayor Councillor Mahole Simon Mofokeng and his entire mayoral committee surprised mothers whose bundles of joy were born on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, with gifts recently. Mofokeng and his team visited several maternity wards at different medical facilities, including Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging, Johan Heyns Community Health Centre in Vanderbijlpark and the Levai Mbatha CHC in Evaton. This was part of an annual two-day programme championed by Mofokeng and aimed at welcoming infants born on days of significance, as part of the municipality’s social responsibility programme. Mayor Mofokeng told the mothers to look after their children and encouraged the excited women to make use of local clinics and hospitals to ensure their newborns stay healthy. “You have a great responsibility of looking after these children. We congratulate all of you who have been blessed with beautiful children,” he said. The executive mayor gave the mothers starter packages which included nappies, wipes, baby lotions and many other necessities

Memorial Moreki  (in  yellow)  recieves  the  Esther  Public  Speaking  Award.    In  the middle is Nolubabalo Salem alongside celebrity and actor Marietjie Bothma. Sup­ plied. 

– all packed in big baby bathtubs. Ida Zondo (33) from Small Farm is one of the mothers who gave birth at Sebokeng Hospital on New Year’s Day. “I’m very happy, I’ve named my baby boy Bokang,” she said. She also thanked Mofokeng and his team for thinking about mothers on the first day of the year. “I would like to thank the executive mayor for this beautiful surprise. Life will be easier as I now have the baby’s basic necessities. January is a difficult month and no matter how much you plan ahead, there is always something the baby needs and that is the reason why I’m so grateful to the mayor and everyone who came to see us,” she said. Over 30 mothers who gave birth on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day at different medical facilities received gift packs. They include Puleng Thinane (25) from Evaton Central, Olga Johnny (33) and Lerato Makondo (21) both from Evaton West – who all gave birth to Christmas babies at the Levai Mbatha Community Health Center and Dimakatso Ntsilo (34), Mapaseka Mokako (32) and Ngwajane Mole (19) – who all gave birth to Christmas babies at Sebokeng Hospital.








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A few hours after we welcomed the 2017 a friend of mine asked me how I would like to be remembered. I thought extensively for an answer but first I wanted to know where this question suddenly came from, and the answer came that said many of us do not seem to be thankful and appreciate what we have - life itself. My pal said that some of us have long been forgotten before we are



Let bygones be bygones! even dead. (A coward dies many times before its actual death). Most will never be remembered at all, not even by family. He made me aware that this being a New Year, many people have made resolutions that they would have forgotten in February, forgetting that they should just be thankful for seeing the New Year. I was left puzzled. To answer his question I said, “I would like to be remembered as someone who put a smile on everyone’s face, someone who was always generous and as someone who lived life to the fullest, no matter the criticism.” I believe the lives we live are the lives we

make. Call it self-destiny, God’s will, karma, good luck, bad luck whatever! When you finally sit down at the end of the day you should know your worth! At the end I want to be remembered for the love that I gave; for the friendships that I made and for the care and compassion that I showed towards others. As we welcome the New Year, another journey begins. I hope and wish that 2017 brings with it for all of us Joy, Love and Prosperity. Whatever differences we might have had in the past year, I wish to say in the words of a wise man, “Let bygones be bygones.” Let us start afresh.

The class of 2016 made us proud and it is now all up to them to prove that they can stand on their own and face the difficulties of life. The ball is in their court. To those that have not made it, this is not the end of the world. Stand up, dust yourself off and continue with the journey. Having said that, I wish to welcome you all - our loyal readers, our critiques, sceptics and the opposition. Continue to do what you do best, whatever it is! Happy 2017. Lerato wa ha Serero...

ANC deputy president a no­show at rally Lazarus Dithagiso

BOPHELONG. - Some ANC supporters left the stadium immediately after they learned that deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa was not coming. “It was not about the bad weather conditions. We were told that Ramaphosa would be addressing the community as part of the mini-rally build-up to the 105th birthday celebration of the ANC,” said one of the supporters on their way out. The mini-rally was hosted at the Bophelong Stadium over the weekeend. Paul Mokhitli and Kaiser Manoeng echoed the same statement. They said they love the party and are happy about the 105th celebration. “No political party will take over from the ANC,” said the die-heart Kaizer. The ANC National Executive Committee members who attended the rally included Joe Phaahla, Obet Bapela, Mcebisi Skwatsha, MEC Sizakele Malobane-Nkosi. They were welcomed by regional ANC chairperson Mahole Mofokeng, joined by Bheki Ngobese,

Maipato Tsokolibane, Robert Thema, Senzo Hlongwane. The rally started as a door-to-door in Polokong and ended up at the Bophelong Stadium. Shabangu said that, as the ANC, they want to assure the community that they are responding to their crisis. “Currently we are busy with preparations to restore confidence in the people. The ANC has leadership with potential to lead. When we go to the next elections, we will remain strong,” she said. The main celebration featuring keynote speaker President Jacob Zuma, was hosted over the weekend at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto. ANC Sedibeng Secretary Bheki Ngobese, Obed Bapela, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, Suzan Shabangu, Mcebisi Skwatsha and Maipato Tsokolibane  were  at  a  mini­rally  for  ANC celebrations in Bophelong over the week­ end.  Photo:  Lazarus  Dithagiso

The residents of Riverside section in Boiketlong, Sebokeng take the EFF councillors and members of the Gauteng Legislature on tour through their area to show them their living  conditions.  Photo:  Lazarus  Dithagiso

Poor are always held  hostage: Sindane Lazarus  Dithagiso

SEBOKENG. - Residents of the Riverside section in Boiketlong informal settlement said they are sick and tired of the government’s delayed provision of stands and houses in the area. Taking both Emfuleni Local Municipality Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) councillors and Gauteng Legislature members on tour last week, the community said they were recently relocated to a clay area and every time it rains, the soil sinks. “The construction company delivered sandy soil that is making matters worse,” said a community member. Patrick Sindane from the Gauteng Legislature in Housing Settlements has been deployed by the EFF to the region and his task is to make sure there is service delivery. Sindane said it is about time people receive what they deserve:

“I am here to bring my popularity back through service delivery. Government delays should be a thing of the past.” He added, “Poor people are always left behind in terms of service delivery. It is not a good thing that, before anything happens, a community must first take to the streets.” “Residents should not be held hostage by infighting politics,” said EFF’s Proportional Representative (PR) Councillor Moipone Maisa promising that the issue of Boiketlong would be high on their agenda when the Emfuleni Council resumes on January 24. After listening to the problems of the residents, the officials promised to take up the matter with the ELM and the Gauteng legislature. Sindane was joined by Mzwakhe Mapei, Toni Mnyambane, and Maisa.

Big Five gives high five Members of the ‘Big Five’ Society from Lakeside, celebrated their anniversary re­ cently. The women grouped themselves to donate money as monthly savings to be withdrawn at the end of the year. Thabisile Zianke (chairlady) said they save according to the affordability of their pockets. They are, standing left to right, Si­ zakele  Mbokazi  (vice  secretary),  Thabisile  (chairlady),  Mamosala  Masondo  (vice treasurer), and Khabonina Nkabinde (secretary). Front row left, Merriam Phele (trea­ surer)  and  Thandi  (additional  member)  Photo:  Supplied



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BASIESE EVALUERINGSPROSES KENNISGEWING VAN DIE VOORGESTELDE OPGRADERING VAN ’n BRANDSTOFVERMENGINGFASILITEIT BY DIE SASOL EEN-KOMPLEKS IN SASOLBURG, VRYSTAAT PROVINSIE Kennis geskied hiermee ingevolge regulasie 41(2) van GNR 982 (8 Desember 2014) gepubliseer kragtens artikels 24 en 24(D) van die Wet op Nasionale Omgewingsbestuur (Wet 107 van 1998) (NEMA) vir die indiening van ’n aansoek vir ’n omgewings magtiging (EA) ten opsigte van ‘n aktiwiteit geïdentifiseer onder GNR 983 (8 Desember 2014) AGTERGROND EN LIGGING Die aansoeker, Sasol Energy Technology [’n afdeling van Sasol South Africa (Edms) Bpk] (Sasol), bedryf ’n bestaande ondergrondse brandstof-tenkterrein wat vyftien ondergrondse tenks , met ’n totale kapasiteit van 212m3 akkomodeer. Hierdie tenks is in die 1980’s geïnstalleer en het die einde van hul bedryfsleeftyd bereik. Sasol beoog om die bestaande tenks te vervang met nege nuwe tenks met ’n kapasiteit van 242m3 in ‘n area wat grens aan die bestaande tenks. As gevolg van die behoefte aan ononderbroke bedryf, sal die nuwe tenks geïnstalleer en in werking gestel word voordat die bestaande tenks vewyder word, wat dus lei tot ’n tussentydse verhoging in kapasiteit van 242m3.




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Duties include invoicing, general filing, processing credits, liaising with customers and sales reps. Minimum requirements for this post: Matric, 2 years’ experience with debtors and creditors / invoicing, own transport. Must reside in the Vereeniging area for own convenience. Willing to work flexible hours. Closing date for applications is Thursday 18 January 2017. Salary negotiable R 5000 to R6500 depending on experience. Apply by submitting your CV via E-Mail to: General Enquiries: 016 421 4348.




OMGEWINGSAANSOEK Gelyste aktiwiteit 51 van GN 983 (2014 Omgewingsimpakevaluering (EIA) regulasies) is van toepassing op die voorgestelde projek. Die gelyste aktiwiteit lees as volg: “Die uitbreiding van fasiliteite vir die stoor, of stoor en hantering, van gevaarlike goedere, waar die kapasiteit van sodanige bergingsfasiliteit uitgebrei sal word met meer as 80 kubieke meter.” REGISTRASIES WSP Environmental (Pty) Ltd (WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is aangestel as die onafhanklike Omgewing Assesserings Praktisyn (EAP) om die basiese evalueringsproses te bestuur. Partye wat formeel as belanghebbendes wil registreer ten einde hul kommentaar te lewer oor die voorgestelde projek word versoek om hulle volledige kontakbesonderhede te stuur aan die EAP by die kontakbesonderhede hieronder verskaf. Geregistreerde belanghebbendes sal alle toekomstige korrespondensie insake die proses ontvang en individueel in kennis gestel word van bykomende geleenthede om aan die proses deel te neem. Die kontakbesonderhede van die EAP: Naam: Tutayi Chifadza Tel: 011 361 1390 Faks: 011 361 1301 E-pos: Adres: Posbus 98867, Sloane Park, 2152 BASIC ASSESSMENT PROCESS NOTICE OF THE PROPOSED UPGRADING OF A FUELS BLENDING FACILITY AT SASOL ONE COMPLEX IN SASOLBURG, FREE STATE PROVINCE Notice is given in terms of regulation 41(2) of GNR 982 (8 December 2014) published under sections 24 and 24(D) of the National Environmental Management Act (No. 107 of 1998) (NEMA) for the submission of an application for an environmental authorisation (EA) in respect of an activity identified under GNR 983 (8 December 2014)

NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 5 (5) OF THE GAUTENG REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIONS ACT, 1996 I, Mr W. Louw, being the authorized agent, hereby gives notice in terms of section 5(5) of the GAUTENG REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIONS ACT, 1996, that I have applied to the Emfuleni Municipal Council for the removal of certain conditions in the Title Deed of Erf 437, Three Rivers x1 Township, which are situated at 129 Ring Road for the purpose of relaxing the building lines. Particulars of the application will lie for inspection during normal office hours at the office of the Strategic Manager: Land Use Development, 1st Floor, Old Trust Bank Building, corner of President Kruger and Eric Louw Streets, Vanderbijlpark for the period of 28 days from 11 January 2017. Any person, who wishes to object to the application or submit representations in respect thereof, must lodge the same in writing to the Municipal Manager at the named address or to P.O.Box 3, Vanderbijlpark, 1900 or faxed to (016) 9505533 within 28 days from 11 January 2017. Address of the authorized agent: Mr. W. Louw, 1 Schubert Street, Vanderbijlpark, 1911, PO Box 45, Henbyl, 1903 Tel: 0836926705 / 0833848784 Fax: 0865463812 M10 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR AMENDMENT OF THE VANDERBIJLPARK TOWN PLANNING SCHEME 1987 IN TERMS OF SECTION 56(1)(b)(ii) OF THE TOWN-PLANNING AND TOWNSHIPS ORDINANCE, 1986, (ORDINANCE 15 OF 1986), READ WITH THE SPATIAL PLANNING & LAND USE MANAGEMENT ACT 2013 (ACT 16 OF 2013): PORTION 19 OF THE FARM ZUURFONTEIN 591 IQ I, C F de Jager of Pace Plan Consultants, being the authorized agent of the owner of PORTION 19 OF THE FARM ZUURFONTEIN 591 IQ, hereby gives notice in terms of Section 56(1)(b)(ii) of the Town-Planning and Townships Ordinance (15 of 1986), read with section 45 of the Spatial Planning & Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act 16 of 2013) that I have applied to the Emfuleni Local Municipality for the amendment of the Vanderbijlpark Town Planning Scheme, 1987, with the rezoning of PORTION 19 OF THE FARM ZUURFONTEIN 591 IQ, situated on the corner of the Sasolburg/ Johannesburg Road (P155/1) Vaal Street and the Stokkiesdraai Road from Special” for public garage, drive-inn restaurant, three shops and three dwelling units with a maximum total floor area of 1110m2, agricultural buildings and with the special consent of the Local Authority special uses) the portion may also be used for the purposes of shops, offices, residential units, residential buildings, butchery, place of refreshment , public garage, showrooms, warehouses, agricultural buildings, flea market(special use), workshops(for boats, caravans, trailers, pumps, lawnmowers, gates, fencing, burglary-proofing security related equipment and similar items excluding heavy engineering and with the special consent of the local authority, for any other use (except noxious industries) to Special” for shops, offices, public garage, hotels, residential units, residential buildings, butchery, place of refreshment, drive-inn restaurant , motor sales market, showrooms, warehouses, agricultural buildings, flea market(special use), workshops(for boats, caravans, trailers, pumps, lawnmowers, gates, fencing, burglary-proofing security related equipment and similar items excluding heavy engineering and with the special consent of the local authority, for any other use excluding noxious uses with a maximum coverage of 35 percent of the total extent of the property.




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All relevant documents relating to the application will be open for inspection during normal office hours at the office of the Strategic Manager: Land Use Management, First floor, Old Trust Bank Build, corner of President Kruger Street and Eric Louw Street, Vanderbijlpark, for 28 days from 11 January 2017. Any person, who wishes to object to the application or submit representations in respect thereof, must lodge the same in writing to the Municipal Manager at the named address or to P O Box 3 Vanderbijlpark 1900 or fax to (016) 950 55 33 within 28 days from 11 January 2017. Address of the agent: Pace Plan Consultants, PO Box 60784 VAALPARK, 1948, Tel: 083 446 5872 Date of first publication: 11 January 2017



BACKGROUND AND LOCATION The applicant, Sasol Energy Technology [a Division of Sasol South Africa (Pty) Ltd] (Sasol), operate an existing underground fuel tank site which accommodates 15 underground tanks with a total capacity of 212m3. These tanks were installed in the 1980s and are reaching their end-of-life. Sasol intends to replace the existing tanks with nine new tanks with a capacity of 242m3 adjacent to the existing tanks. Due to the need for continuous operation, the new tanks will be installed and commissioned prior to the existing tanks being decommissioned and thus resulting in an interim increase in capacity of 242m3. The site is located within the Sasol One complex in Sasolburg, Free State province. ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATION Listed Activity 51 of Listing Notice 1 (2014 Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations) is triggered by the proposed project. The listed activity reads as follows: “The expansion of facilities for the storage, or storage and handling, of a dangerous good, where the capacity of such storage facility will be expanded by more than 80 cubic metres”. REGISTRATION WSP Environmental (Pty) Ltd (WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) has been appointed as the independent Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP), to manage the Basic Assessment. Parties wishing to formally register as stakeholders in order to offer their comment on the Proposed Project are requested to forward their full contact details to the EAP at the details provided below. Registered stakeholders will be forwarded all future correspondence, and notified individually of additional opportunities to participate in the process. The contact details of the EAP are: Name: Tutayi Chifadza Tel: 011 361 1390 Fax: 011 361 1301 E-mail: Address: PO Box 98867, Sloane Park, 2152 TEKOLO YA MOTHEO YA TSHEBETSO TEMOSO YA NTLAFATSO E SISINTSWENG YA MOAHO MOO HO TSWAKWANG FUELE SASOL E NNGWE YA DIBAKA TSA SASOLBURG, PROFINSENG YA FREISTATA Temoso e fuwa dipehelong tsa molao 41(2) wa GNR 982 (8 Tshitwe 2014) o hatisitsweng tlasa karolo 24 le 24(D) ya Molao wa Naha wa Taolo ya Tikoloho (No.107 ya 1998) (NEMA) bakeng sa thomello ya kopo bakeng sa tumello tikolohong (EA) mabapi le mosebetsi o hlwauweng tlasa GNR 953 (la 8 Tshitwe 2014) NALANE LE SEBAKA Mokopi,Sasol Energy Technology [Lefapha la Afrika Borwa (Pty) Ltd] (Sasol), e tsamaisa moaho wa tanka ya mafura e tlasa mobu, e kenyelletsang ditanka tsa mafura tse tlasa mobu tse nang le boholo ba 212m3. Ditanka tsena di ile tsa kenywa ka dilemo tsa bo-1980 mme di fihlella qetellong ya bophelo ba tsona. Sasolo e ikemisetsa ho tlosa ditanka tse teng ka ho kenya ditanka tse ntjha tse robong tse nang le boholo ba 242m3 pela ditanka tse teng. Ka lebaka la tlhoko ya tshebetso e tswelang pele, ditanka tse ntjha di tla kenywa le ho kenywa tshebetsong pele ho ditanka tse teng di ka kgaotswang tshebetso. Hone hot la tlisa keketseho ya nakwana boholong ba 242m3. Moaho o na sebakeng se kahare ho Sasol One Comlpex Sasolburg, Profinseng ya Freistata KOPO YA TIKOLOHO Mosebetsi 51 o Thathamisitsweng wa Temoso 1 ya ho Thathamisa (Melao ya Tekolo ya Tshusumetso ya Tikoloho) e bakilwe ke projeke e sisintsweng. Mesebetsi e thathamisitsweng e baleha ka mokgwa ona; “Katoloso ya moaho bakeng sa polokelo, kapa polokelo le tshwaro, ya thepa e kotsi, moo boholo ba moaho wa polokelo e jwalo se tla atoloswa ho feta 80 cubic metres” NGODISO WSP Environmental (Pty) Ltd (WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) e thontswe e le Setsebi sa Tekolo ya Tikoloho (EAP) e ikemetseng, ho laola Tekolo ya Motheo. Mekgatlo e lakatsang ho ngodisa jwaloka batho ba nang le seabo e le hore ba ka fana ka tshwaelo Projekeng e sisintsweng ba koptjwa ho tlisa dintlha tsa bona tsa boiteanyo tse feletseng ho EAP Dintlheng tse fanweng mona ka tlase. Batho ba nang le seabo ba ngodisitsweng ba tla fetisetswa ngollano kaofela ya nako e tlang, mme ba lemohiswe ka bo mong ka menyetla e eketsehileng ya ho nka karolo tshebetsong . Dintlha tsa boiteanyo tsa EAP ke: Lebitso: Tutayi Chifadza Mohala: 011 361 1390 Fekse: 011 361 1301 Emeile: Aterese: PO Box 98867, Sloane Park, 2152




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A new  beginning, a  new look! A new beginning – a new look! No, I did not write about football so long that my beard has turned white. This is the new look - the best way to kick start the year! TOUCHLINE wants to take this opportunity to join the chorus in wishing all of you a Prosperous New Year. Compliments are in order! I don’t know about you, but my New Year’s resolution is to remain the person that I was in 2016 and to continue to preach on the development of football in this country against all odds. TOUCHLINE hopes all the people who are involved in the development of football in Sedibeng made some introspection by reflecting on 2016. What happened with Vaal Stars FC is heartbreaking when their celebration was cut short after being told that they were no longer going to play in the Safa Sedibeng SAB League this season. This was the most painful moment for the club administrators, coaches and players to learn that their efforts went up in smoke as they were ordered to replay their Promotion Play-Offs match against a Heidelberg-based side which they lost. I don’t want to dwell much on this, though. As TOUCHLINE said before – even if teams win or won promotion at the end of the season it doesn’t necessarily mean that they are the best. Some coaches will do everything to win even if their teams don’t deserve it. Our players are stuck in SAB League just because some football administrators and coaches don’t create opportunities for them. If we don’t create opportunities for these boys in education or football – they will end up not releasing their potential. TOUCHLINE also wants to take this opportunity to wish all those soccer players who passed their matric the best for the next couple of crucial years. Football and education are like brothers. “It is essential that coaches focus on the education of the youth and not just their football.”

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Positive developments at  annual Pooe tournament

Zacharia Nale

EVATON.- There were a lot of positive developments at the Pooe Tournament during the festive season. Firstly, the tournament was won by the ABC Motsepe League team Orange Vaal Professionals who are also challenging the league title. This Orange Farms based side smiled all the way to the bank with a cheque for R120 000 in prize money after being crowned the tournament champions. They achieved this after they beat Hlatswayo FC on penalties. Hlatswayo FC received R60 000 as the runner-ups and medals. The two finalists played with new soccer kits branded ‘Community Games.’ The club head, Coach Isaak Mphasane said winning the tournament was a morale booster

for his side as they resumed with their league campaign over the weekend. Mphasane was optimistic that his side has the ability to surprise many by winning the league title at the end of the season. Back to the Pooe Tournament, Bafana Bafana Assisitant Coach Thabo Senong who is also national u/20 coach graced the tournament. He was invited by the Qena Sport Science Academy to give players, especially the teams that reached the semi-finals a motivational speech. Kaizer Chiefs Head of Development Kenneth “Conti” Kubheka was also invited. Qena Sport Science Academy which is owned by a young black woman, Lerato Maqena conducted a session with the players to highlight the significant role played by mental skills training and necessity in perfomance

improvement, by challenging traditional views of performance management among other things. Speaking to Sedibeng Ster Sport Maqena, who is the young woman behind the initiative, said her company is committed to making change in the community. “The objective of this programme working with Pooe’s tournament is to address all the components that make up a successful athletic performance – mental as well as physical. We also want to prepare the athletes to enter competitions with a proper mindset,” she told Sedibeng Ster Sport. Meanwhile, Maqena said her company is looking forward to forming a relationship with local sporting clubs to help them reach their potential to compete at the highest level.

Poor start for Vaal Pros Zacharia  Nale

SEDIBENG. - Vaal Professionals FC, otherwise, known as “Setla” started the year in a low gear when they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Alexandra United FC in the ABC Motsepe League match over the weekend. The latter is fighting for survival to escape relegation at the end of the season as they are languishing 13 positions on the log after they played 16 games. They have accumulated 16 points.

Unlike their neighbours – Orange Vaal Professionals FC, Setla has blown hot and cold since the departure of their former coach, Geelbooi “Goma” Masango. However current coach Fusi Mareletsa is trying hard to steer this sinking ship. The club’s No 1 Supporter, Lekgwakgwa Mokoena, is confident that the club will not be relegated at the end of the season. Mokoena, who is well-known for his passion for football in Sedibeng told Sedibeng Ster Sport that there is no need to press the

panic button because it is too early to do so. “This is part of the game where a team will perform poorly after losing a coach but I have no doubt that the current coach will save the team. “There is no need to panic because the league is far from over. I want to thank Ntate Mosotho Petlane for reviving Vaal Professionals FC which was one of the most feared teams in South African football,” he concluded

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Sedibeng ster 11 17 january 2017

Sedibeng ster 11 17 january 2017  

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