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PASSION FOR SUCCESS: Hein April believes that if you can dream it- you can do it. Hein April, shared his passion for success and his love for the things of God as a pastor. He strongly believes that if you can dream it- you can do it. Hein is the owner of Siyakula Pty (LTD), community activist, Trainer, Mentor and Finance Committee Member of the ruling party. He is a seasoned leader in Strategic, Financial, Relationship and Operational Management with over 13 years’ experience across various functional domains within the Private and Public Sector.
In 1996, Hein became a full time youth minister, empowering the youth, ministered the Word of God in their lives and implemented many youth programmes. In 2006 he was ordained a music ministry Pastor at Siloan Ministeries and ever since he kept on reaching for his passion for success in every area of his life. “I believe that you are born to fulﬁl the calling of God for your life, you just need to respond to his call”, he said. He believes that many issues arise in coloured townships due to tough circumstances and poor living conditions. He emphasised that poverty does not have to deﬁne a person’s identity. Speaking passionately about issues, Hein said, “Poverty is the case in most coloured townships and in these townships you ﬁnd a lot of ﬂats and some poor living conditions. “Gangsterism, drug-related problems and criminal activities take place. It is sad to see the high unemployment rate and in all of this. “Your circumstances do not have to deﬁne who you are as a person. I want to encourage you that your small dream will drive you to your big dream. “It takes the process of small steps that will help you reach your goal. I personally love challenges and you will see me at my best when I respond to it that is why I am full time in politics,” said April He pointed out the need of change that must take place in the youth of today. “We need to show our youth that change is the core value to reach success, not staying the same as yesterday but changing your ways today in order to change your tomorrow. “There is no free meal always expecting some sort of expectation from your government. My parents always told me that the world owes me nothing. Make things happen young people. If you can dream- you can do it”, Hein said.
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The Big Issue this past week was when the President announced the date of the local government elections. This year we will elect our local government leaders that get to decide on how our wards and city get run. Local leaders are responsible for service delivery and play an important role in the daily lives of people. This is an important issue and I would like to encourage people to take it seriously and make their mark on Election Day, 3 August. Until a new local government is elected in Ekurhuleni the current government still has an important responsibility to the people of the city. This month the Executive Mayor Clr Mondli Gungubele will deliver the state of the City address. This important mayoral speech will guide service delivery in Ekurhuleni but more importantly it will set the tone for the budget and allocation of resources. Normally the budget gets approved in May for implementation on 1 July of each ﬁnancial year. Due to the local government election this year’s budget timetable was moved forward. National Treasury requested that all municipal councils approve their budgets in April instead of May to ensure the budget
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said she wants to address Parliament’s plenary before her seven-year stint in ofﬁce comes to an end in October, News24 reported in the week. According to the Cape Argus, Madonsela told the committee she wanted to address the plenary before she leaves to reafﬁrm that the position is neither an ‘ofﬁce’ nor an ‘entity’ of the justice department. She described the justice minister’s proviso to speak on behalf of the Public Protector as ‘an accident of history’. Madonsela concluded by telling the committee that the Public Protector is an executive authority in its own right, and the justice minister should never be allowed to speak on behalf of the Public Protector.
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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN BENONI CRASH A 19-year old rider crashed into an oncoming vehicle on Monday 4 April. According to an eyewitness at the scene, it is believed that the motorcyclist overtook a stationary vehicle on Pretoria road towards Bapsfontein, before a head on collision with a Nissan LDV and the Corolla which was following the bike couldn’t swerve on time. Unfortunately the rider was declared dead at the scene after he was airborne and landed on a sidewalk. Both drivers (Nissan and Toyota) didn’t sustain any visible injuries but, they were treated at the scene for shock. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department (EMPD) Media Liaison Officer, Kobeli Mokheseng said, “Our Accident Reconstruction unit, Benoni SAPS Detective unit and the Military police is worked hand in hand, in order to establish the actual cause
of the accident. A case of culpable homicide was registered at the Crystal park police station.” ER24 Spokesperson, Russel Meiring, reported, “Paramedics arrived on the scene and found that a motorcycle and bakkie had collided. The wrecked motorcycle lay on the side of the road with parts spread across the scene. “On inspection, paramedics found the body of the biker laying a few feet away from his motorbike.” Paramedics assessed the patient and found that he had sustained a number of serious injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing more could be done for the patient and he was declared dead on scene. The occupants of the bakkie were assessed and found to have escaped injury.
HALF A MILLION WORTH OF ALCOHOL STOLEN Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) K9 Unit members joined hands with E-Track vehicle tracking company personnel to track down stolen stock of alcohol worth R500 000 to a warehouse in Springs. While rummaging through the warehouse, the officers stumbled upon suspected stolen motorcycles and several copper sheets. EMPD Spokesperson, William Kgasago reported, “The warehouse, situated in MarryMain Street near Springsgate Mall, was
found locked with boards displaying the ‘on sale’ message. “Among the dozens of liquor confiscated included vodka and whiskey. Furthermore, 115 motor bikes still packaged, valued at around R1.2m with several copper sheets suspected to be stolen property, were also confiscated.” The crime scene was taken over by SAPS members to conduct forensics with a view to establish facts that would afford leads to bringing the responsible persons to book.
STOLEN: The liquor recovered in the warehouse.
CRASH: A motorcyclist collided with an oncoming vehicle on Monday 4 April while attempting to overtake a stationary vehicle.
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Phillip Venter, High School Sports Manager at SAHETI School receives a R20 000 donation from Protex Marketing Manager, Mrs Savintha Govender, which will be invested in sports development. Protex graced the Saheti School, located in Bedfordview with a R20 000 cheque on the monday, 4 April. Last year, Protex launched a hand wash intiative promtion and has been running the promotion with Spar stores around SA. The competition has ended and there are 4 Spar stores that have been selected as winners. Part of the grand price, the stores had an option of donating their prize money from Protex, to a school of their choice. Super Spar in Witfeild (Boksburg) has chosen to donate its winnings to Saheti
School, in Senderwood. On Monday 4 April 2016, representatives from Protex and Spar Witﬁeld,visited the school, during Assembly, to hand the cheque of R20 000 over. The school plans to use the funds for sport development in the school and are excited to having received the donation. Philip Venter, the sports manager said that when they received the call from Protex they were astonished. They will keep the tame TIMES informed on the sporting development facilities that they plan to implement.
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With a storyline which might suit any Hollywood romantic comedy, the ﬁlm, ‘Sleeping with other People’ needed to be different to offer the viewer something exciting. A ﬁlm with such great potential of becoming one of the greatest rom-com’s since the likes of ‘The Proposal’, falls short of its greatness by offering too much in the plot. From the chemistry of Jake (Jason Sudeikis) and Lainey (Allison Brie) meeting at college and losing their virginity to one another, the ﬁlm sort of loses track by spending a lot of time introducing other characters years after Jake and Lainey’s college days. While giggles throughout the ﬁlm can be expected as in any rom-com, (although not always a guarantee), ‘Sleeping with other People’ manages to deliver an emotionally gripping story which includes some of the
best use of camera angles to help enhance the tension in certain scenes. Although the ﬁlm was released earlier this year, Ster Kinekor at the East Rand Mall has continued to show this rom-com and could most likely be around for another week. ‘Sleeping with other People’ may not be an award winning ﬁlm, but it could potentially win your hearts, with plenty comedy and romance.
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MATRICS TUTORIAL PROGRAMME LAUNCHED Gauteng Department of Education launches programme to offer tutorial support to Grade 12 learners. The MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesuﬁ launched the programme to provide extra tutorial support to 73 054 Grade 12 learners in 460 Gauteng schools. The programme, commonly known as the Secondary Schools Improvement Programme (SSIP), takes place during weekends and school holidays. Learners beneﬁt from extra tutorial support in the following 10 key subjects: Maths; Maths Literacy; Physical Sciences; Life Sciences; Accounting; Economics; Business Studies; History; Geography; and English First Additional Additional Language. The SSIP programme is designed to enhance the Grade 12 learner performance particularly in previously disadvantaged communities, especially schools that performed below the provincial average in the 2015 National Senior Certiﬁcate examinations. Gauteng obtained 84.2% and this percentage is used to determine schools that should participate in the SSIP programme. The programme will be offered in 168 sites across Gauteng. Expert tutors are contracted every year to
teach at these sites. SSIP will be organised as follows: Saturday programme (during Saturdays); Holiday programme (during school holidays); and Matric camps Matric camps are divided into High Risk and Exam Preparation. The High Risk camp takes place in June/ July school holiday and Exam Preparation in September/ October. Saturday sessions started on 20 February and will end on 18 September 2016. The June holiday programme will take place from 27 June – 08 July and the October holiday programme from 3 - 7 October. Camps are for selected learners and run parallel to the holiday programmes. The programme is a major factor for the signiﬁcant improvement of the matric pass rate in Gauteng since 2010. Lesuﬁ has urged all learners to take advantage of this programme, as it will assist them to improve their results at the end of the year. “For Gauteng learners, whilst the NSC examinations might seem far off; the work begins now”, said MEC Lesuﬁ. He further appealed to all parents to encourage, motivate and monitor learner attendance.
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The Boksburg Rugby Club managed another victory of the season when the ﬁrst and second teams won against Sasolburg. The results from the weekend are as follows, Under 21 results
With the Super Rugby in full swing and beginning to take shape, it is fair to say that the team to watch is the Crusaders from New Zealand. Over the past couple of Super Rugby seasons, the Crusaders seemed to fade into becoming just another team in the tournament. After previously being known for their slow start to the season, the Crusaders have come out blazing in this year’s edition for the competition. From a South African point of view, the Stormers look to be the form team this season, with ﬁve wins out of six matches this season, the team from the Cape is marginally ahead of the Lions and the Bulls. Over the past weekend, the Lions proved to be a formidable side when they managed a 24 – 9 away victory when they played the Sharks in Durban. With the season still a long way to go, it may be premature to start picking clear favourites from this year’s competition. The one thing evident though is that the teams which have historically performed well in Super Rugby seem to be taking the early advantage. While the Chiefs are the leading New Zealand side after the weekend, one has to consider that they have played a game extra as compared to the Crusaders. Australia are strongly represented by the Brumbies, while South Africa’s form team the Stormers look to be in great touch this season. Tuesday 12 April is a big day for South African rugby, after a process of looking for a Springbok coach since the resignation of Heyneke Meyer, the new coach will be announced. While Alister Coetzee may seem like the favourite, South Africa will have to wait and see who will be leading the Springboks to Japan 2019.
Sasolburg 24 - Boksburg 17, second team’s results Sasolburg 15 – Boksburg 21 and ﬁrst team results Sasolburg 22 – Boksburg 24. The Boksburg team will be taking on Nigel in their next away ﬁxture on Saturday 16 April.
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Can Abashiri be the next Louis the King? Champions Day on Saturday 30 April at Turffontein will host the third leg of the SA Triple Crown, the Grade 1 Derby, the race that will decide whether Abashiri can join an elite group of only two horseracing heroes to win all three legs of the Triple Crown, last achieved by the phenomenal Louis the King in 2014 and before that by Horse Chestnut in 1999. Champions Day will also host the popular Intercontinental Village, which will be showcasing culture, tradition, community and foods from around the globe, making for a great family fun day out. South African horseracing fans will be glued to their screens and a bumper crowd is expected at Turffontein on 30 April to witness what will be an exhilarating end to the Triple Crown. Furthermore, Champions Day also features the R4 million Champions Challenge, currently the richest race in the country. Join in on Saturday 30 April as Turffontein becomes a ‘mecca of multiculturalism’ with colourful crafts, costumes, live on-stage entertainment as well as delicious international cuisine! Champions Day is bound to be one of the most exciting race days this season as Abashiri will give his everything to win the Triple Crown, and no one will be more excited than owners and true horse lovers Adriaan and Rika van Vuuren, who stand a chance of earning a R2 million bonus should Abashiri achieve this feat. When asked what trainer Mike Azzie thinks of Abashiri’s odds at Champions Day, he just says “I’ll let Abashiri do the talking”. The interest in Abashiri, a name which means fearless beauty, is so great that he now has his own Twitter following. Follow Abashiri @ Abashiri_horse to monitor his progress and the build up to Champions
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The Blitz Time Trial Results - 6 April 4km 1. Theunis Holl (BOKS) 13:31; 2. Thabo Modise (BOKS) 15:43; 3. Bjorn Uys (BOKS) 16:42; 4. Lwazi Pambuka (BOKS) 16:43; 5. Greg Peebles (BOKS) 20:07; 6. Shannon Holl (BOKS) 20:08; 7. Milton Bartholomew (BOKS) 21:13; 8. Jenny Rogers (BOKS) 22:42; 9. Sheree Rogers (BOKS) 22:43; 10. Shaun Jordaan (BOKS) 22:43; 11. Lindi Olwethu (Eskom) 23:41; 13. Akheem Waqar (BOKS) 23:44; 14. Eric Oaker (BOKS) 24:40