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Tel: 021 713 9440 Fax: 021 713 9481 Almost 300 youngsters streamed into the Kenwyn com munity hall when Fam Feuds, an ur ban dance com petition, enter tained the mass es recently. It was the third in an ongoing se ries of dance competitions and was ar ranged by a dance group known as the Royal Fam Kings. See page 13.
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SIX alleged shoplifters, who are wanted on 36 charges at 11 different police stations around Cape Town, were arrested last week after they attempted to steal goods at the Constantia Village shopping centre. Officers from Diep River Police Station arrested the six people at the centre at 15:00 on Tuesday 19 April after receiving a call from security guards at the mall. Warrant Officer Keith Chandler, spokesperson for the Diep River police, says that once the fingerprints of the suspects were taken, it was discovered that three of the female suspects were wanted on 36 cases at various police stations. The stations ranged from Milnerton and Somerset West to Muizenberg and Fish Hoek. He also said that two of the suspects had tried to bite away the skin on their fingers to prevent their fingerprints being taken. According to Chandler, the accused used their numbers to their advantage when shoplifting. “They’ll line up side by side and walk into a store and grab what they can so that anybody who tries to stop them won’t be able to stop all of them,” said Chandler.
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Bokmakierie takes a stand a gang and that’s why his grandparents’ home was targeted. “It is shocking that youth would target someone’s family,” says another resident, who also wishes to remain anonymous. “Anyone could have been injured in that house, and we need to do something to stop this violence from escalating. Now that the youth is trying to reform his life his family is being targeted. There was another incident where a group of youth beat up a man who is still in hospital with a broken arm and head injuries.” He says that although there are eight gangs in Bokmakierie, the youth belonging to the gangs can only do “what the community allows them to do”. Walter Daniels, a resident, says he has witnessed how destructive young people are. “We don’t know what the future holds, but we see how destructive our children have become. Being a soccer coach I see how children react to different situations; they become aggressive and use vulgar language, showing
RUGS, crime, gangsterism, an increase in teenage pregnancy and children refusing to go to school are some of the problems which are haunting the Bokmakierie community. These issues were highlighted at a safety and security meeting last Tuesday at the Hazendal Crèche in Kuils Roa called to try and find a way forward to minimise social ills in the area. According to police, the area is divided and there are eight gangs. A resident who wishes to remain anonymous, says the meeting was called after the latest spate of violence in the area. On Friday 15 April an explosive device was thrown at a house in Bokmakierie (“Explosion rattles family”, People’s Post, 19 April.) According to residents, the explosive device was thrown at the house because a youth who lives there had decided to withdraw from
signs with their hands because that is what they see around them. “Listening to the concerns of the parents at the meeting was really sad. Youth are unemployed, which results in poverty, and then they are faced with gangsterism and drugs.” He says the community must pray and believe that the situation will get better. “We put our faith in God and we need to make children understand that there are other activities that will better and fulfil their lives, such as school, sport, going to church and mosque.” Warrant Officer Ian Bennett, Athlone police spokesperson, says police will continue to clamp down on drug houses in the area. “We are continuously raiding known drug dens in the area. We also need the residents to report people who are busy with wrong activities.” He says one of the biggest challenges are parents who are not encouraging children to attend school. “Parents need to tell their children that at-
tending school is important as education will make them the best that they can be.” Bennett says one of the solutions to the problem is creating recreational activities for children. “This would be a good project for parents who are unemployed to create after-school programmes. This will bring down crime, gang activity and teenage pregnancies, which are a huge problem. Churches, mosques and various organisation also need to become involved.” He added that the police also have a support group for drug addicts and their parents weekly if anyone needs assistance. Daniels added that all the issues must be broken up and the relevant roleplayer called in to assist. A follow-up meeting will take place soon to discuss proper solutions for the community of Bokmakierie. To report any crime, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send an SMS to 082 378 9018.
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Tuesday 26 April 2011
Your ward candidates FOLLOWING on last week’s introduction of ward candidates in People’s Post, we this week publish more profiles of political par-
ty members who are making themselves available as ward councillors. Elections for local government
representatives will take place on Wednesday 18 May – declared a public holiday – and residents will have the opportunity to vote
The African Christian Democratic Party’s Theodora Marwede (Ward 41) believes that it is high time poverty should be up rooted, which she says is the main cause of crime. She stands as a catalyst to wipe out poverty and its origin whilst developing social programmes that up lift and skill those in need towards becom ing economically ac tive and independ ent. Theresa Stout will be repre senting the Inkatha Free dom Party in Wards 41 and 42. She is re nowned for her ability to re solve issues facing the com munity. She al so has a good track record of serving her community with dedica tion.
The African Chris tian Democratic Party’s Patricia Fro lik (Ward 42) is a bornagain Chris tian who believes in government that does not undermine God’s will. She works for and serves all people. She believes that political leaders must have strong values, principles and integrity, and be accountable and available to the en tire community.
Inde pen dent candi date Mario Wanza was born and raised in Manen berg. He is a former organiser of the South African Clothing and Textiles Workers Union, regional coordinator of the National Un ion of Mine Workers and a parttime commissioner at the CCMA. Wanza is also the founder and chairperson of com munity organisation Proudly Manenberg. He looks for ward to building a caring society where there is not greed and hunger.
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Red tape threatens community garden TAMMY PETERSEN
COMMUNITY garden created by locals tired of living in filth is under threat from the City of Cape Town’s land invasion unit. The green patch, situated on Silverstream Road in Manenberg, was the brainchild of Owen Paul and Christopher Damon from the environment sector of Proudly Manenberg. They started the garden in March last year but recently received a warning letter from the unit after deciding to fence the garden to protect the plants. “We got tired of the dirt lying all over our area,” Damon says. “People were constantly complaining that there is dumping on every open space available. We decided that something should be done and the open plot was our first project. “It was covered in everything from branches to building rubble and with the help of neighbours and friends we cleared up the whole mess.” Paul says they then approached ward councillor Faiza Adams to obtain permission to plant a garden on the cleared field. “She told us she would speak to the council officials and get back to us. Ons wag nou nog,” he says. After waiting a month for feedback, the duo planted trees and smaller plants on the plot. “Everyone living around there was very happy with what we were doing. The rats and snakes that used to infest the people’s yards were gone and the spot was looking better than ever. The residents were impressed with the progress and made an effort to keep the area clean,” Damon continues. After months of maintaining the area, they noticed the plants were being damaged by people who were walking over them. “We put tyres up to cordon off the area and the plants started to thrive again. But in later months, we saw that people were starting to
throw their dirt there again, which would affect all the hard work we and the community had put into it.” Damon and Paul then approached Proudly Manenberg for material to fence the section of the property where the garden was thriving, and last week put up poles which would be followed by a mesh wire fence. “But last Friday, the anti-land invasion unit rocked up here and told us what we were doing is illegal and that we had 48 hours to remove the fencing we were trying to erect,” Damon says. “We explained to them that we had asked our councillor for permission and that she was supposed to come back to us with feedback which she had failed to do. They told us to go back to her for a way forward or they would demolish everything on the site.” The duo says they visited the councillor’s office the next Monday but she was not available. “We left a message for her to contact us but she failed to do so. We then went to her house that evening and she told us to go to the Fezeka subcouncil office for forms to apply for permission to use the land.” When People’s Post accompanied the two men to the office on Wednesday, they were told that their councillor should apply to the City on their behalf, whereafter the matter would be raised at subcouncil level for approval. “This will most probably take months because of the hindrance the upcoming elections is causing to the subcouncil agenda. The next meeting will be in August,” an official explained. Paul says he is “very angry” because what started out as a good deed is being seen as “something criminal”. “This City does nothing to keep Manenberg clean. We live in dirt and when we use our initiative to improve our living conditions, we are made to look like bad guys. If this garden is not fenced, it will be destroyed and all our hard work will go down the drain. What can we do now?” Adams confirms that the two contacted her
Help feed young minds ISLAMIC Relief South Africa (IRSA) has dedicated April and May to books with the aim of promoting reading and improved literacy levels in their annual book campaign, themed “Unlock a Mind, Donate a Book”. The organisation is calling on the community and business sector to donate new or used children’s books for children aged four to 16 which they would like to re-distribute to orphaned and vulnerable children. They have set up a number of boxes throughout the city where people can drop off their books. Some of the dropoff points are at the Islamic Relief offices in Athlone, the Golden Feather Spur at Vangate Mall, the Kromboom Road SuperSpar in Crawford, the Boorhanol Islamic Centre in Bo-Kaap and the Radio 786 studio in Rylands.
IRSA is also inviting the community to join them at a readathon on Thursday 28 April at Bridgetown Library at 10:00. They are seeking volunteers to sit and read to the children in their reading corner. They will also be running a reading and spelling competition, with lots of spot prizes up for grabs. The book campaign will culminate with a special distribution ceremony for children from IRSA’s Orphans Programme and various other orphanages in the Western Cape at Marsh Memorial Home in Rondebosch on 25 May. For information about any additional drop off points contact Ebrahim Charles on (021) 696-0145 or visit www.islamic-relief.co.za.
GREEN FINGERS: This community garden in SIlverstream Road was started on City land without council’s permission. Photo: Tammy Petersen about clearing up the rubble. “I never told them they could put up any fence on the property. I did ask the subcouncil manager if they were allowed to do so, but he said they must get official permission from council to do that.” The duo has since visited their local ANC office, which applied for a grace period while a formal application is processed. Steve Hayward, the head of the City’s AntiLand Invasion Unit, says the application has been received and is being considered by council’s housing directorate, which owns
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The uneven floor on which Kevin Worship has to walk every day.
From left: Cassiem Christians, Community Policing Forum chairper son, Kevin Worship and Charmaine Less.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Wooden walls rotten from the rain.
Blind man braces for winter storms Athlone resident in dire need of assistance across the cold cement floor, which is full of holes, using his EVIN Worship is not the type of per- cane to guide him. son to feel sorry for himself, but the Close to his bed, Worship has prospect of another bleak and wet win- six plastic buckets on standby in ter all by himself is not particularly ap- case it rains through his broken pealing. roof. “I’ve been living like this for 30 Worship (46) has been blind since the age years,” he says. “I went blind of 12, and lives in a cramped, derelict corru- when I was 12 years old. The docgated iron shack in his mother’s home in tor said I had retina problems. It Tarentaal Road, Bridgetown. was difficult growing up, but I acHis plight was brought to the attention of cepted it. I don’t pity myself – I’m People’s Post by a community worker Char- a very positive person.” maine Less, and we interviewed him in his Worship walks wherever he tiny, stuffy shack, which reeked of mould wants to go to with the use of a and dust. cane, and seldom uses public During the interview, Worship was transport. forced to bend his tall frame in the low “I may be blind, but I still apshack, which appears as if it will cave in at preciate the things in life that I any time (a pole props it up) as he walked am capable of doing, like walking. I walk to Athlone and Rondebosch, and if I want to visit my two children in Grassy Park, I HORRIFIC: Kevin Worship shows the bucket he keeps on his bed for when it rains. use public transport.” Photos: Reyana Steyn He says his girlfriend and two children cannot live with him due to the connately we were never able to assist with Worship. dition of his home, and he cannot live with his home. It’s sad for me to see the condiElize Marais, the office, project and them because they are living in a room at her tion of the place where he stays, but my events coordinator of the Cape Town Socieparents’ house and there is no space for him. hands are tied.” ty for the Blind in Salt River, says that while “I miss my family and I wish they could be Shireen Samuels, Worship’s “it’s a pity” that Worship here with me, but the conditions I live in sister, says he asked her for help has waited so long, there is make it impossible. I speak to them on the too. “If I could, I would have still assistance for him to phone as much as I can.” helped him, but I am not working empower himself. He says he tries to “make do” with the disanow. Only my husband is work“We offer computer and bility grant he receives, but he barely suring and I have my two children cane training. He would vives and there is no money to fix his home. to see to. I am concerned about have to make an appointWorship has tried to improve his situation. him and I wish I could help him.” ment to meet our placeHis mother, an emotional Marie In desperation, Worship went ment officer and an interMagdalene Worship, says she feels horrible to the ANC office in the CBD for view would be conducted to that she can’t help her son. assistance. see what he is best at and Buckets still filled with water from last “As a pensioner it’s difficult. I too am strug“I don’t want to be a nuisance what his interests are.” week’s rain. gling and I help him where I can, but unfortuto anyone, but I can’t go through She says they often find another winter in this place. that blind people are begBuckets are placed around my ging at robots, or are being home to catch the rain when the exploited by people to colroof leaks. I even have to sleep lect money for them. with a bucket on the bed or the “It’s sad, but it is a reality bed will be soaked.” that they are being abused Al Quds Foundation Less, who works at the ANC ofin that way. South Africa fice, was touched by Worship’s “We try and help them to th Sunday, 8 May 2011 plight. the best of our ability, but they must be will“I lie awake in bed and think about him ing to need assistance.” Starts: 08:00 am and his living conditions. It was raining Anyone who can help Worship with the last week and I thought about him and structure of his home and ensure that he how he would be able to cope with the doesn’t face another winter in a waterrain. logged shack can contact him on “I always used to see him walking in 084 952 7791 or Less on (021) 697-4183. Athlone, but I had no idea what he was going through until he had the Ladies Only courage to come to me and ask for assistance.” She says the ANC will be speaking to the local social development office to see how they can assist REYANA STEYN
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Man robbed on highway “Then one picked up a brick from the ground and hit me over the head with it, then threw it at me. I fell to the ground and when I looked up, I saw them running away with the radio.” Minnie says when his daughter returned she was shocked at what had happened. She returned with a tow-truck and the car was towed away. The injured man reported the matter at Athlone police station and received medical attention. “People must be careful when they get stuck on the road, because it could have been worse. I didn’t think when the two guys approached me that they were going to rob me.” Bennett says people must ensure that their cars are in good condition. “Cars can break down at any time, but vehicles must be in a roadworthy condition. Criminals will target people who are in a vulnerable position, like being stuck on the side of the road. “Motorists must be vigilant especially when travelling. They should also call for assistance before they step out of the vehicle.” Anyone with information on the two men who robbed Minnie is urged to contact the police station on (021) 697-9238 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
N ELDERLY man was robbed by armed men after he went to the aid of his daughter whose car had broken down on the highway. “The incident happened on Monday 18 April at 06:00 on the N2, close to the Athlone turn-off,” says Warrant Officer Ian Bennett, Athlone police spokesperson. Douglas Minnie (61) says he went to assist his daughter, who had been taking her husband to work when they had car trouble on the N2. “She phoned me and I went to assist her. She took my car and took her husband to work while I waited at her car. “I was standing next to the car waiting for assistance when I saw two young men walking across the bridge from Athlone onto the N2. “They walked towards me and asked me for a cigarette.I told them: ‘I don’t have one.’ “One of them asked me where I lived, while the other one walked to the other side of the car and began scratching in the car. I asked what he was doing and he said he was taking the radio because they needed money.” Minnie says he tried to grab the man to stop him from taking the radio when the other man pushed him. He pushed back and a scuffle broke out. “One of the men took out a screwdriver, while the other had his hands under his jacket and kept saying he was going to shoot me,” says Minnie.
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GREEN LOOT: Fly ing Squad mem bers arrested two suspects, in pos session of 24 box es of dagga, in the Epping industrial area on Thursday 21 April at 09:30. The arrest follows a tip off from a member of the community. Short ly afterwards po lice spotted the yellow Isuzu truck in Gunner Circle, where it was searched. Police found the boxes crammed with dagga worth an es timated R550 000. They arrested the driver and his passenger, aged 25 and 31 respectively, both from Nyanga, for possession of dagga. They will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court today. Police urge the community to report all illegal activities at their nearest police station, or on the tollfree number 08600 10111. Pictured with the contraband is Western Cape Flying Squad member, Constable Arietta Williams. Photo: Captain Piet Smit
Wheels of justice turn for Caleb REYANA STEYN
A MOTHER and her boyfriend accused of beating the woman’s son to death in her Manenberg flat last year remain behind bars until their next court appearance on Friday 6 May. A date for the trial will be set at their next court appearance, which will be in the Cape High Court. Chantal Booysen and Quinton Aysen, also known as “Orre”, appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court last Wednesday for the murder of Caleb Booysen (2). Caleb’s lifeless body was found in his Pam Court home on Friday 21 May 2010. It is alleged that Booysen and Aysen had slammed the toddler’s head into a wall. A postmortem report shortly after his death found the child did not die from natural causes and
that he had suffered abuse over time. He had multiple injuries, including brain haemorrhage, liver problems, a broken arm and wrist, and bruises all over his body (“Shock after baby bashed to death”, People’s Post, 1 June 2010). When Booysen appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court for her bail application on Monday 30 August, she shocked the court when she said Caleb used to eat Mandrax tablets he found on the floor and that he constantly cried for food. She said she would became frustrated beat him. However, she denied giving Caleb drugs. The day Caleb died, Booysen said, she had left the house with the boy asleep in the care of Aysen. When she returned she discovered Caleb’s badly bruised body under a blanket on a couch.
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Stars reach out to the community REYANA STEYN
OME of Cape Town’s best performers will set the Luxurama Theatre in Wynberg on fire when they take to the stage for charity. A variety of legendary, new and local performers from all walks of life will come together and bring the audience a show entitled “Alles wat mal is op die Cape Flats”, presented by RAD Promotions on Saturday 30 April. People can look forward to the likes of Zain Adams, who is famous for songs such as “Won’t you give a little love” and “You’re my everything”. Also in the line-up is Luqmaan Adams, an actor, singer and choreographer best known for his collaborations with David Kramer and the late Taliep Petersen, as well as his roles in “District 6: The Musical” and “Kat and the Kings”. Stand-up comedian Wayne McKay will
have the audience rolling in the aisles, with more entertainment by The Boyz from Athlone, Bakgat Boys from Kraaifontein and Mitchell’s Plain, 10-year-old Niyaaz, who was a finalist on “SA’s Got Talent” and Diva Connie Chung – a South African celeb impersonator. Making her singing debut will be seven-year-old Mumtaz Haroun from Belhar. “People are in for a hilarious treat,” says Dola Hendricks, the production director of RAD Promotions. “People will be entertained right through for four hours and part of the proceeds will go to Hands for the Needy, a community-based project in Belhar which feeds up to 500 underprivileged adults and children.” The project was started eight years ago by Belhar resident, Abdullah Harron. Today 10 women are involved, and their main aim is to provide meals for hungry children in Delft, Belhar and Kalksteenfontein. The organisation “desperately”
needs donations to continue their work. Guinno Abrahams, of Bakgat Boyz, says he is thrilled to perform for charity. “My partner, ‘Spuiker’ and I have been together for six months, performing around Cape Town, and it is always good to do shows for charity. People can look forward to an exciting and funny show.” Fagrie Isaacs of the Boyz – who often performs for charity – says: “We believe the source of our success is giving back to the community, especially the poor and the needy and that’s why we are excited about this show.” Sabre Gaidien, a member of Image, is also looking forward to performing for charity. The show starts at 19:30. Tickets vary in price from R85 to R100 and are available at the House of Rad in Klipfontein Road, Athlone. For discounts on block bookings, contact Mohammed on 073 417 8450, Dee on 082 580 1257 or call (021) 697-4813.
Sevenyearold Mumtaz Haroun will debut at the show.
The Bakgat Boyz
Tribute to Asian icons ZINDAH PRODUCTIONS is hosting a tribute to the Asian culture icons of South Africa. The musical production will be directed by Ganie Parker to honour and remember those pioneers of the communities and past local greats of the Western Cape who kept the spirit
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FTH:K theatre company turns six OBSERVATORY-based visual theatre company From The Hip: Khulumakahle (FTH:K) celebrated its sixth birthday at the Kwalapa Organics Wholefoods Centre in the Montebello Design Centre in Newlands Avenue, Newlands. The event was held on Tuesday 19 April and
guests enjoyed snacks, drinks and a speciallymade FTH:K birthday cake, as well as performances by FTH:K’s trainees. FTH:K combined the birthday celebrations with its annual general meeting and company’s committee gave feedback about some of the highlights of the previous year, including winning the Fleur du Cap and Standard Bank Ovation awards.
PARTY: FTH:K thea tre company train ee members Marlon Snyders, Sinethem ba Mgebisa, Chris topher Beukes and Tomri Steyn enjoy the company’s sixth birthday par ty. Photo: Christine Skin
JOLLY GOOD FELLOWS: Members of the FTH:K theatre company with the cake that was made to celebrate the occasion. Photo: LizeMarie Moller
ALL SMILES: Michelle Busch, Tanya Surtees and Charles Kieck at the FTH:K birthday event which was hosted on Tuesday 19 April. Photo: Christine Skinner.
CELEBRATION: Thobekile Mbanda, Mzingisi Diwu, Nodumo Same and Cara Loening at the FTH:K birthday party at the Kwalapa Organics Wholefoods Centre. Photo: Christine Skinner.
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Learning is key at Lofob MELISSA LE ROUX
THE League of the Friends of the Blind (Lofob) in Grassy Park held a special event on Tuesday 19 April to thank to Pep Stores for a generous R40 000 donation. Established in the 1930s, Lofob has dedicated decades of service to blind and partially-sighted people of all ages. At the event, held at Lofob, guests were given a sneak preview of the latest equipment that had been bought using the Pep donation. The equipment will be used as part of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme to further enrich the lives of blind and partiallysighted children.
The ECD programme follows the same format as that taught to children at a regular preschool; however, the pupils’ lessons will be taught in braille. “Education is key – it is still a part of our mission and part of all the work that we do here,” says Lofob executive director, Philip Bam. ECD teacher, Benita Petersen, adds: “One of the most important objectives in the programme is developing a child, to get him or her ready for school. “We need to instil the importance of braille into children at an early age. They have conversations, they spell words – it’s all part of learning.”
Some of the people who were at the Lofob event included Sadley Martin (left) and his wife Valde la, from Grassy Park.
From left, Franklin Farmer, from Plumstead, Cara Cato, from Kenilworth, and Gildo Michelitsch, from Camps Bay.
James de Gouveia, from Durbanville, and Mac Bam, from Grassy Park.
From left, Karel du Plessis, from Lotus River, Alvin Witten, from Pinelands, and Jean Wil liams, from Heathfield.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Mystery reality show shot in Tokai LIAM MOSES
BEING trapped in an abandoned mental hospital for two days and subjected to strenuous mental and physical tests may seem like a nightmare to most people, but 12 Cape Town residents volunteered for it. A reality show called “Whodunnit?” saw contestants overcoming mental and physical challenges to win THE LINEUP: The contestants on “Whodunit”, (back R1 000, bragging rights and row): Kyle Bedingfield, Billings Siwila, Charlie Manner, possibly fame, should the an actor known only as Bingo, Bertrand Logan, Richard show be taken up by a televi- Slater and Inger Jansen. Front row: Bianca Kaltwasser, sion station. Astralita Dreyer, Sebastian Owen Murray, Tarryn Ses “Whodunnit?” is a cross sions and Matthew Bernstein. Photo: Roche Pienaar between the reality television series “Survivor” and a murder mys- but I’ll say that the way we shot it is differtery role play in which one competitor is ent to what people will see in other reality the “killer” while the other 11 try to stay series. The other shows are just focused alive and follow clues to solve the case. on the contestants. It will be more interDirector Jacques Brown says the con- esting visually.” testants were removed from their comBrown says the show was made even fort zones and tested in every way during more riveting by the fact that viewers filming. “I think it was very challenging could try and work out who the killer was for the contestants,” says Brown. while watching the contestants compete. “It was emotionally, physically and “I think people should watch it because physiologically challenging because they they can try to figure it out themselves didn’t have comfortable beds to sleep in, and they can watch the contestants as there weren’t any doors or windows in they try to do the same thing.” the asylum and they had difficult tests to The entire programme was filmed on a complete.” The show was filmed in the budget of R5 000. abandoned mental asylum in Tokai ForBrown and his co-producer, Chris est, and contestants faced challenges Spinas, have not yet approached any such as paintball wars, an archery com- broadcasters to air the show but are confipetition and freeing themselves after be- dent about finding a channel once they ing tied up. The challenge winners re- have edited all 11 episodes. ceived either a clue to help them find the This is the second version of “Whodunkiller or “safe house” status, which grant- nit?” to be filmed. ed them immunity from the killer and the The original was filmed and aired in right to choose the next victim. the US in 2010 by Cody McCollum, a According to Brown, the show’s unusu- friend of Spinas. McCollum then allowed al format and unique cinematography Spinas and Brown to film the series as make it unlike any reality show seen in long as they called the show by the same South Africa. name and used the same theme song. “I think it’s exciting and different to Visit www.whodunitsa.yolasite.com other reality shows,” said Brown. for more information on the show or the “I don’t want to give too much away, contestants.
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Second chance for failed matrics MELISSA PAPIER
HE Metro South Education District (MSED) of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has announced its plans to assist Grade 12 pupils who failed last year. The MSED said last Wednesday that the department will be rolling out a programme to encourage unsuccessful 2010 matriculants to successfully complete their matric this year as full-time candidates. Glen van Harte, the MSED curriculum manager, says the district’s matric pass rate last year was 76%. “This means that 1 600 pupils failed to receive their matric certificate. What we found was that many of these pupils failed by 1% to 3% and we can’t afford to let these pupils slip through the system. “It is our view in the district that we must allow these pupils a second chance at obtaining this precious certificate,” he said. This opportunity is only for pupils within the Metro South District, which includes Mitchell’s Plain, Lower Crossroads, Philippi, Nyanga, Brown’s Farm, Retreat, Lotus River, Grassy Park, Wynberg, Lavender Hill, Fish Hoek, Ocean View, Masiphumelele, Kommetjie, Noordhoek, Sun Valley and Wynberg. Former pupils wanting to participate in
this programme must: . Commit themselves to a full-time study programme for 2011. . Commit to attending tutorial sessions during the holidays and on selected Saturdays and after school. . Attend all lessons regularly without absence. . Work closely with Dr John Gibbon, who is the district’s programme manager. “The district will support all pupils in achieving this goal. “We will purchase the necessary stationery and textbooks for pupils in addition to supplying pupils with good teachers and tutors. “Because some learners are waiting for the supplementary examination results – which will be available on 3 and 4 May – we will be meeting with all interested learners at a later stage,” he said. The meeting will place on Sunday 8 May and Monday 9 May at the Lentegeur Hospital Auditorium and the Ottery Hall, situated at the Ottery Youth Care Centre, at 10:00. “While the year for matriculants is nearing the half-way mark, we are confident that with the right attitude and our support pupils will not only pass, but will do well enough to continue studying further. It is never too late to start a good practice.” For more information call Edith Leeman on (021) 370-2066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPOILT GUESTS: The UCT RAG annual Golf Day in aid of SHAWCO was held on Friday 15 April at the Rondebosch Golf Club to raise awareness and funds for the organisation. UCT RAG is a studentrun organisation that serves as the fundraising arm of SHAWCO (The Stu dents’ Health And Welfare Centres Organisation), which is the largest studentbased volun teer organisation in the southern hemisphere. At the Golf Day the players were treated to goodies to the value of R160 000. Photo: Supplied
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Historic holiday TOMORROW (Wednesday) South Africans will celebrate Freedom Day, a historic day for a country and people once divided along racial lines. Seventeen years ago, people of colour were not allowed to vote and were subjected to oppressive minority rule. They were forced to live, fight and die in inferior areas and evicted from their homes. Barren District 6 is a testimony to the atrocities that characterised Apartheid. Not all welcomed the changes that ushered in a new order while some elected to forget the pain of the past, focusing instead on the joy and hope of the present. Part of the present is the younger generation, and it is both good and sad that they missed out on the unrest of the ’70s and ’80s. Good, because many youth like them lost their lives in the liberation struggle, and sad because today’s youth seem to lack a true appreciation for the privileges that come so easily to them. They take for granted the privilege of having the political freedom to live where they wish, the privilege of attending schools with world-class sports and academic facilities and the privilege of having equal access to jobs. Sadly, most do not know enough of our country’s troubled political past to truly value what they have. Of greater concern though, and an irony, is that while we have the freedom our constitution and a democratic government afford us, we are not really free. How can we be when poverty, unemployment, crime and violence on women and children headline our existence? This should be the burning question as we reflect on our freedom tomorrow, as we stand united in celebration of all that we’ve achieved; of what we’ve shown the world, and ourselves. And so we should celebrate Freedom Day by also honouring the unsung heroes – the community workers and the police – who fight daily to ease poverty, joblessness and crime.
How to cast a special vote HOW can I vote if I won’t be in South Africa on 18 May? KAREN FLETCHER Green Point THE IEC RESPONDS: The reader can apply for a special vote which allows a registered voter who can’t vote at their voting station on election day to apply to vote on a predetermined day before election day. You can apply if you: . Are a registered voter in South Africa. . Have a green bar-coded ID book or a valid temporary ID certificate (apply at a Home Affairs office). . Appear on the Voters’ Roll; and . Can’t travel to your voting station because you’re physically infirm or disabled; or . Can’t vote at your voting station on election day. To make sure that you’re registered and to
Teachers do your jobs SENDING learners for extra classes of maths and physics is a waste of money, especially when those giving the lessons are currently teaching those subjects at school. They are supposed to look after the education of our children at school. This is what they are paid for. If learners do not obey them and their work is poor, it should be reported to the principal and parents. The governing bodies should play a more meaningful role and check on lazy teachers, their work and dress code. The organisations giving theses classes need to be investigated. They promised the parents excellent results but cannot deliver, especially for those children who can’t catch on so fast. MAUREEN PETERSEN Athlone
EARLIER this month, Julius Malema, ANC Youth League president, accused DA leader Helen Zille of “dancing like a monkey” to get votes from the electorate. Keeping such a keen eye on her moves,
find out where you are registered: . Go to Am I registered? on the IEC’s website and enter your ID number, or SMS your ID number to 32810. . Call our call centre on 0800 11 8000; or . Go to your Municipal Electoral Office. The Voters’ Roll is now closed for the 2011 Municipal Elections, so if you’re not already registered, you won’t be able to vote in these elections. How do you apply for a special vote? 1. Download and complete MEC 35 (Appendix 25), the application for special vote (Word version – 71 KB/PDF version – 34.9 KB). 2. From 15 April to 3 May, submit the application form in person (or via a proxy if you’re unable to travel) during office hours at the Municipal Electoral Office responsible for the voting district in which you’re registered. Important: You can’t email or fax your application form to us – it must be hand-delivered to your Municipal Electoral Office. 3. Staff will record the details of your application on our system and give you a systemgenerated receipt that indicates whether you qualify for a special vote. Please keep this receipt as proof of your application outcome.
IN LOVING MEMORY: The Veroni family from Cape Town, Elim and Bredasdorp still misses Constable Er nestine Vero ni who was killed on 22 April 2008 in Athlone. Her smile and laugh will al ways be re membered.
Malema must have sat up and taken note when he heard that a field mouse had scampered up Zille’s leg under her jeans when she visited his home town, Seshego in Polokwane, on Thursday.
For Malema, the puzzle about Helen Zille’s dancing might be solved and he may now have one less wonder to ponder about her before laying his head to rest at night.
Your SMSes . In response to the disqualification of our youth in the “Dallas Cup” in the USA. Apart from the weak admin on the organiser’s side for this tournament, the American embassy could have expedited the Visa application. They are too occupied sorting out who is a terrorist and who is not. It is one of the worst countries to apply for a Visa, unlike South Africa where it is so easy for foreigners to enter our borders with a smile and most not even requiring a visa. Huge blame should be placed on the embassy. Play your tournaments in other countries where you are appreciated. Cader . Well said in your letter from one parent to another, Pierrene Molander on 19 April. I wish more parents could think like that and prevent heartache. Naz . When will evening classes start for matric again? Where in Heideveld? Miss Honey . Hallelujah. I thought I was the only one taking note. I have phoned the principal of Athlone High already, but nothing was done. The children say the teachers don’t care. How can you leave past eight and be home before three? Every week this person is absent. . I am also a concerned parent. Athlone High kids are walking around from early morning, and this has been going on for a long time. Something needs to be done. Mrs SI . The shop in Fourth Avenue, Belgravia, should please have respect by not trading during Friday prayer time. . I wonder how many of the voluntary posts which the IEC advertises actually go to the unemployed? I’ve seen many well-paid so called “public servants” working at these stations. How much
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Apology LAST week’s Treknet cartoon gave the impression that a person named “Gamat” was under the influence of alcohol. While it was not the intention of the cartoonists, People’s Post apologises for offence that may have been caused to Muslim readers.
Tuesday 26 April 2011
Easter comes early M
ORE than 300 children from Athlone and Lansdowne received Easter party packets from the Basket of Hope organisation in Crawford last Tuesday. The children from Pooke se Bos Informal Settlement and an
informal settlement in Lansdowne received cereal, cake and party packs comprising of chips, sweets, cooldrinks and toys. Children were excited to receive the gifts and the organisation would like to thank all the people who donated gifts for the children.
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Dancers enthral Kenwyn FAM FEUDS, an urban dance competition, was hosted at the Kenwyn community hall on Saturday 9 April. The competition saw several forms of hip hop dances including breakdancing, krumping and popping. Close to 300 people watched dancers from around the city display their skills. Fam Feuds was the third in an on-going series of dance competitions and was arranged by a dance group known as
the Royal Fam Kings. The date for the next instalment of Fam Feuds has not been set yet, but another event, known as the Big City Brawl elimination, will be taking place on Saturday 28 May. The venue and details of the event have not yet been confirmed. Anyone with inquiries can call Bevil Hendricks on 076 9703 372 or email Royal Fam Kings on firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANI MAT ED: The crowd gets going as an other danc er takes to the floor.
From left: Samantha Olivier, Jennifer Brandt, Glynis Demascio and Christine Lackay from Basket of Hope handed out gifts to the children at Pooke se Bos Informal Settlement. Photos: Reyana Steyn JUMP HIGHER: A krump dancer performs at the Fam Feuds event. Krumping is an ag gressive style of dancing which originated in Los An geles, Cal ifornia. Gifts being handed out to the children.
Bringing down the house TWO top DJs will bring the house down at club Galaxy in Rylands on Thursday 5 May when they join forces for the second time. DJ Fresh and Euphonik have joined forces and became one of the hottest acts in South Africa better known as F.eU – Fresh plus Euphonik equals F.eU. Based on the hot success of 2010s original F.eU release of the same name, Soul Candi Records delivers F.eU Too with more “hot house anthems and fresh sounds, flawlessly mixed by the two maestros of their genre”. Combining original material with tracks from fellow local House players and international House giants, the mixes bring relevant and much sought-after tracks straight from the clubs to the home. The first instalment of the F.eU brand saw gold sales almost instantly and F.eU Too is tipped for even bigger sales figures based purely on the powerful track listing. Live, these two are “phenomenal”, bringing the art of performance back to DJing. Previously, the two DJs have opened massive doors with the Ultimix at six feature on Fresh’s 5FM drive time radio show. With a brand new album about to drop and a huge tour in April, the two are once again all about the business of music. Digging deep into their record boxes, Fresh and Euphonik bring the finest tracks to the people as they embark on this second instalment. The show will start at 23:00 and entry is R60 per person. All ladies enter free until 22:00. For more information call Galaxy on (021) 637-9132.
Raising awareness of disabilities THE ninth Annual Elite and Food Town Cash and Carry’s Disability Awareness Walk-a-Thon will be held on Freedom Day – Wednesday 27 April – at the Vangate Mall parking area at 07:30. For more information contact Fatima on (021) 638-3898.
THE Arthritis Foundation will have a Lupus awareness day on Wednesday 11 May in the Kleinschuur Room at Groote Schuur Hospital from 10:00 to 12:00. RSVP to Julie on (021) 425-4759 or 079 238 5927 or Nimo on (021) 6968879. The Grassy Park support group meets on the second Monday of each month at the Grassy Park Library at 11:00. Contact Julie on 079 238 5927. They are also hosting a trip to Goudini Spa from Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June for R850 per person. Pickups from Grassy Park Library, Mitchell’s Plain Promenade, Athlone Dutch Reform Church, St Athans Road and Bonteheuwel Multipurpose Centre.
Arts and crafts training THE Cape Town Child Welfare is offering arts and crafts training courses which will run Mondays to Thursdays from 09:00 to 14:00 from 9 May. The training, which will be offered at Cape Town Child Welfare’s head office in Silvertown, includes candle making, basket weaving and découpage. There is a cost of R150 per person for materials. Participants will be equipped to make these items for their own home, to sell at fleamarkets or to use as gifts for friends and family. For more information contact Maureen Skilder on (021) 638-3127 or 0800 435 754. .
Joker’s is coming your way THE Joker’s Comedy Club, showcasing the comedy styling of KG, Liam Bento and Carl Weber from Heart 104.9 FM, is touring the Cape Flats and will be at a venue near you soon. On Wednesday 27 April, catch the showcase at Swinger’s in Lansdowne. The show begins at 21:00. The cost is R30 per person. On Wednesday 4 May they are at Dom Pedro’s in Woodstock. The show starts at 21:00 and the cost is R30 per person. To win double tickets, send an email to email@example.com or call 076 395 8901 to book. Alternatively, visit www.thejokerscomedyclub.com.
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AC Driving Academy DRIVING LESSONS Code 10 (Truck) Code 8 Manual/ Automatic. Ex Hillstar Examiner Ph/sms 073 555 8410 ADMIRALS: Your School Of Driving 5 lessons @ R600. Ph Leonie 084 973 0505 ALL wheel driving school. k53 specialist. Avail. 7 days a week. For all areas. Affordable rates @ R120p/hour. Toyota conquest avail. for lessons & for driver test hire.(Waleed on 082 555 4654 BSI DRIVING ACADEMY K53 driving lessons Competitive Rates Packages available Contact Sharon / Bernie on 021 638 3649 or 074 133 0069 021 802 4221 www.netshape.co.za/ bsidrivingacademy FOCUS DRIVING SCHOOL All areas. First 50 clients at discount prices. Free lessons before driving test. Special package for 3months only. .K53 instructors . Pick up & drop off. . Toyota Tazz only. (021 397 6833/082 507 6262/ 021 391 1637/082 061 9807
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Nervous ladies welcome. Car hire for pass out. All areas.
Free Assessment Caryn & Sebastien ( 071 362 5616 www.healthnshape.co.za
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• K53 Code 8 Driving Lessons • Easy to drive Toyota Tazz • Dual Control ALL
SPECIAL: FREE STAGE DECOR WITH ALL YOUR HIRING NEEDS! Menus from R69 p/p. Price includes basic decor. For all your hiring needs and stage decor, incl bouquets. Crockery and cutlery from 10c. Chair covers with bows also available. Ph Rashieda or Shafiek 021372 5921 / 082 660 0876 / 084 566 0087 DECKSTER'S CATERING Menu's from R90,00. Price includes: Backdrop, Arch, Red Carpet and chair covers. (Ielaahm or Rene 021371 4507/082 324 9486 HALAAL CATERING FROM R60 P/P PH: 021 701 6084 OR 082 468 7818 ICE CUBES & blocks for sale. 100 Ruth Road, Rylands. ( 021 638 7394
NAZLIA'S CATERING & HIRING Strictly Halall. For all your catering needs. Also frozen savouries, eg. pies, samoosa's, springrolls etc.. and platters and also all your hiring needs, eg. crockery, cutlery & table clothes. (021 633 9585 / 073 305 8027 36
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BESSICK HIRING Cutlery & Crockery Linen, tables, chairs and covers, etc Ph (021) 374 3786 or Joan 079 4688 616/ Leon 083 6603 495
“Nervous AREAS & Beginners are our speciality” Cell: 073 740 7722
ADELAH & SHAKIER'S Samoosas & pies, R105 per 100, Budget Pack R140 (40 pies, 40 samoosas, 20 pizzas, 20 spring rolls). We deliver. Ph 376 2506
AFFORDABLE DECOR & CATERING
COLORADO HIRING Crockery, cutlery, glassware linen and backdrop. Ph 021 374 7104 / 0822278968
PHOTOGRAPHER for weddings, birthdays, special events, websites etc. Ph 021 692 0221, 084 562 0811
CROCK , cutlery & linen & helium balloons Ph 021 397 8326, 073 696 7788, 083 465 3455
Traffic School 12-10.ai
078 731 5050
Photographice/ Video Services A DVD, FOTOS & VIDEO 082 738 1166/021 372 6950
Tel: 021 691 6500, or Cell: 083 738 4344
DR ADAM KHAN L.
Children’s Entertainment AHMED'S jumping castles for hire. 072 344 6977 BJUMPING castles for hire. Cartoon characters & purple dinosaur castles available. Excel. rates.(082 938 5342 HIRE A CASTLE from R150 p/d. K/Chairs, tables and linen. Ph 696 3791 or 084 209 1313 J/CASTLE for hire. 021 393 4663/083 357 4008 JUMP 4 JOY castle hire. ( Ricky on 073 268 7546 JUMPING CASTLE for hire. 021 393 8528, 083 890 4793 JUMPING Castles for hire.(021 396 5530/ 083 793 1938/083 459 9285
Ph 021393 7307 or 074 177 1923
AKHNI & CURRY'S 40L 100L +. Catering done on request.(Jasmine on 021 391 2763/ 083 582 6618
Backdrop poles & chair covers. Ph 021 637 0133 or 083 453 9021
HOUSE OF HIRING Call us for your hiring needs plus kids party items. (021 3711 588/082 503 9026
L & F HIRING
WEDDING DRESSES FOR HIRE. Call Sally 021 706 7387 082 588 9940 021 706 5388
Personal Services DO YOU NEED PRAYER? Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 19h3022h00 Ph 079 806 4173 I do divorce, testaments, sell & evaluate properties and all legal matters. ( (021) 374 3786 (a/h) / (021) 391 0530 (o/h) 083 6603 495
WE SPECIALISE IN CARPORTS, VIBRACRETE HOUSE & WALLS NO DEPOSIT, BLACKLIST WELCOME TOILETS & ELECTRIC
021 397 8388 078 536 2678 072 542 7217
GRASSY PARK/RETREAT 021 762 1252 072 542 7217
021 797 6569 072 542 7217
WENDY HOUSES Concrete foundations. Better structures 2 year guarantee. Ph 021391 7757 or 072 665 6553
021 697 3530
• NO DEPOSIT • BLACKLISTED WELCOME • FAX: 021 696 5397
021 696 4183 072 542 7217
DECOR Backdrop poles and lights. (021 396 2526/082 212 8949
Crockery, cutlery, glassware & linen@ 10c per item. Ph 021 371 7229 / 072 443 6695
HO US E S
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DIVORCES R3 000 Renette Rauch Attorneys 021 418 1337/8 or email: renette.rauch@ attorneys.law.za
CATER HIRE 021696 2394 or 084 588 0686 Plastic chairs R2. Round Table: 10 seats R10 Long Table: 10 seats R10. Chair Covers: R4. Long Table Cloth XL: R12. Round Table Cloth XL: R15. Organzas: From R2.
Amy’s Wendy 16 11 10
DIVORCES from R500. ( 021 948 2161
FR E E BRICKS PLASTIC LINING
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74 Electrical Appliances
All Fridge Regassing and geyser repairs. 021 3715362
021 797 6569
Special prices on Wooden and Venetian blinds. Up to 30% discount on Wooden blinds.
Contact Russel on 021 706 6574/ 082 417 8022 or
Radio/TV/Video DSTV, Aerial Installations & repairs done. DSTV Special R599.( 072 249 1889/ 073 966 0860
DSTV & AERIAL
Installations, repairs & sales. Contact Terence on
083 769 7242/
Garden Services “ Te l l i n g i t a s i t i s ”
ATTENTION ALL PRIVATE SELLERS AND CAR DEALERSHIPS PEOPLES POST WILL BE RUNNING A MOTOR FEATURE ON THE 31 MAY 2011
PEOPLES POST CLASSIFIEDS TO BE PART OF THIS FEATURE PLEASE CALL ROSALIND/ JANINE/ LISA ON 021 405 1136 / 0860 116 918
Free water. Wellpoints / mini boreholes. No water, no charge Improve your existing wellpoint.( 021 637 5677 021 701 4522/ 072 825 9586 GARDENING We cut lawns, weed flowerbeds, plot clearing, refuse removal, treee felling, in your yard. 7 days a week. 0734923255 / 637 9373
Clothing/Shoes A A+ CASH PRICE PAID for good used 2nd hand clothing, shoes, linen, etc. 021 761 3083 or 084 9733 899 CASH 4 used items. Minimum 3 black bags. Sms/ph Lorraine on 076 118 5384
SO DON’T DELAY, GIVE US A CALL TODAY!!!!
Sport/Camping Equipment 4 Bed caravan for sale. R18 000neg.(084 482 3067
Tuesday 26 April 2011
2 & 3m sand & stone & rubble removal. Ph 078 6113 627. 3M/6M Sand, Stone & Rubble ( 083 292 3960 5M, SAND, STONE, RUBBLE Bakkie loads also 021 397 6413 or 082 709 6443 A 6 cubic meter sand, stone & rubble removal.(John on 072 407 4289 A bakkie sand R195 A bakkie stone R385 Paving slabs 300x300 R6.90 400x400 R10.90 per slab 450x450 R12.90 per slab 600x600 R19.90 per slab Colour cobblestone R2 each. Rockface 450x450 R22.90 per slab. Contact 073 182 1491 o/h or 021 372 2961 a/h A bargain block: 190, 140 & 90. Ph 021 374 2053/ 021 692 1209 all hours. Free Delivery. A D BLOCKS 1 m bakkie load sand R260. Stone 1m load R490. Blocks 190 , 140 & 90 from R580 each per 100 delivered in area. (021 393 5356/072 257 0405/ 082 408 6721 AA BARGAIN PAVING SLABS 400 x 400 = R10,50 450 x 450 = R12,50 500 x 500 = R13,50 ( 076 382 6711
90s, 140s, 190s, Sand, Stone. Tel: 021 704 4109 021 715 2739 Cell: 084 368 8125
190 &140's Sand & Stone Call 021 393 0661/ or 073 186 2991 (a.h.) CHEAPEST IN TOWN Selling sand & stone Removal of rubble. Also selling in bags. Sand R350 5 m3 Stone R1 300 5 m3 ( 078 368 9274 / 073 775 7047
DAVID'S PRECAST We sell Vibrecrete Poles & Slabs. (021 692 3107 / 021 691 5877/ 072 106 0655 / 083 691 4449 WILDCATS TRANSPORT Bakkie Sand R135 (Bags R7,50) Bakkie Stone R350 (Bags R15.00) Vibracrete Slabs R29.00 each Bricks from R1.20 each CEMENT R67.00 EACH We also do truck loads and rubble removals Ph 021820 4068 or 084 467 7507
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Cutting, Edging, Devin Doors Hardware&Fittings, Deliveries, OffCuts Freddy Lenderts Tel/Fax: 021 705 8897/079 9943 629 Andrew Gideons Tel:021 706 7387/ 084 210 1704 Sally Harry:021 706 7387 082 588 9940
SPEED QUEEN SPECIALIST 15 years experience. All repairs done on site. Call Alister on 021 715 1173 or 071 680 2617 104
Building and Construction ALL Building plans drawn and submitted. Call Dominick on 021 396 2115 or 078 085 2067 ALL BUILDING plans drawn up and submitted to council. (021 701 6276/082 863 913 3 ALTERATIONS garages, carports, brickpaving, tiling. (082 409 0592/392 5501 Aluminium Windows & Doors supplied & fitted. ( Chris 082 570 5686 021 638 5292
DESIGNS & RENOVATIONS Undertake all building work and extentions to existing houses, and all front boundary walls. All building prices are reasonable. (021 701 6276/082 863 9133 PLANS for pools and submit to council and constructions of pools onsite. (021 701 6276/ 082 863 9133
Home Improvement Interior BUILT IN CUPBOARDS bedroom and kitchen. ( Howard 021 638 5497, 072 195 3572
GARAGE DOORS & automation. 076 523 0306
Home Improvement Exterior
DSTV AND AERIAL REPAIRS AND INSTALLATIONS
DSTV packages fully installed for R599. HD PVR installations from R2 699. Service call repair charge of R150. Ph 083 268 1213
Geen huis nodig. Een paaiement vir al jou skuld. rekeninge is agter en reeds gelys? “Skakel my vir hulp” •• UU Leningsaansoeke is reeds
NATASHA 021 949 0458 Faks: 086 601 4207
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ONS HELP U PER FAKS, E-POS OF PERSOONLIK
Besoek PBC in die ABSA-gebou op die www.pbcsa.co.za - firstname.lastname@example.org 4de vloer, Voortrekkerweg 32, Bellville SMS “PBC POST” na 38020 en ons bel jou terug! (SMS Cost R10)
Skakel alle ure:
• Johan 082 431 9865 • Stefan 072 696 9301 • Anton 082 695 3807 • Martin 082 257 4164 • Charlotte 072 828 9431
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ALTERATIONS, brick, plas., skin., tiling, etc. Good Refs. 076 124 4713 ARTHUR'S SLIDING GATES, b bars, vibracrete & steel fencing & automation. 021 691 1936 or 083 229 7612 BELIEVE IN CHRIST SERVICES Vibracrete, tiling, carports, paving, gates. Contact Albert 073 545 6994 /
DAVIDS PRECAST We do all Vibrecrete Walls / Raisings / Gates & Barb Wire / Carports / Structures & Garages / Paving / Laminated Floors / Painting Waterproofing / Roofs & Ceilings. CONTACT :021 692 3107 021 691 5877 / 072 106 0655 083 691 4449
FLOWERSONG GARDEN SERVICES For all your garden needs. ( Henry on 072 553 6239 IVOR'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
Alterations, renovations, carports, paving, vibrecrete walls and extensions. Free Quotes. ( Ivor on 076 111 7300/021 762 7077 KASSIEM'S roof cleaning and painting service. Phone 073 096 2249 or 021 376 7514
Money/Loans A CASH LOAN up to R180 000. Same day payout. b/listed welcome. Conditions apply.(Randee on 021 761 3995/ 083 548 7293 A CASH LOAN up to R70 000 B/Listed welcome. Ph / Sms Zane 081 403 4421 ARE U WAITING
Pension/ Provident/Package on a
Lumpsum Payout? Cash sameday. Sms/Call: Nawaal ( 076 064 0458 DEAR FRIEND, NEED A LOAN? Plz pick up the PH HOFFMEESTER we give up to R50 000. Blacklisted Welcome. 072 309 1877
Nuut !! CLEAR BLACKLISTED & CLEAR ADMIN ORDERS nou beskikbaar !!
HOME OWNER Let BONDPRO FINANCE use your PROPERTY to consolidate your debt even if you are under administration/debt review. Property REMAINS in your name.
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APPROVAL SAME DAY
BUILDING MATERIAL & HOME IMPROVEMENT S ( On Account Basis Only ) ,Tiling, Paving ,Vibracrete ,BIC's ,Wendy Houses ,L/Flooring 6 60 months to pay!!! For further info contact Ashley on 072 371 6000
SMS “Debt” to 076 716 6191 or call 021 880 6000
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Clear your debt by calling SCM Debt Clearance 021788 4485 24/hrs: 078 221 0193
ARE YOU SICK & TIRED OF YOUR DEBT? Cant control it anymore? I can help you. Garnishees on payslips, summonses, dont have money for food? Reduce payments to one instalment. Stop the struggling, the help you need is hassle free. Service guarenteed. Call us now! (Audrey079 3 95 4709 or fax: 021 421 6817. Fax your ID, payslip and all your accounts to see what you qualify for.
AWAITING PENSION/ PROVIDENT FUND Imm. CASH (/SmsSHIRLEY083 665 1002/ KIM073 050 2179/ 021 949 8566
BRIDGING CASH while waiting for:
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Same day payout Tel: 021 949 0930/1/2 CONSOLIDATION Apply for an old mutual finance consolidation of debt or personal loan from R1 000 R100 000.(Jacky/Charl on 021 706 5029 or sms your name to 082 990 4196
DEBT STRESSED? We help all people. We can finance you. Homeowners welcome. (021) 705 0226 OR 082 378 8592 AGENTS NEEDED EASY LOANS With affordable repayments R50 000 B/listed welc. Pls call/ Sms Grasham 073 228 6148
Personal ,home,vehicle, etc. No hassles. Sms name, id no,gross + net pay to 073 188 6942/07 9 043 0203 LOANS We come to you. ( 021 558 6648 / 082 957 3251
BLINDS AND CURTAINS. All types. Free quotes. Less 10%. ( 021 371 8627/08 2 516 0030 CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Mattressess, cars & taxis. ( Mark 021 371 5277/ 082 335 0429/082 489 2592 FOR ALL types of blinds. Ph 074 259 1802 Renaldo or 082 598 2606 Wesley or 021371 8315 o/h JADE Upholstery & repairs. Call Hilton o/h 021 9030606 or a/h 021 371 8265
M&M INTERIORS Blinds, curtains, rods, upholstery cleaning and carpet cleaning. All blinds less 10%. Phone Moosa 021 371 8917 or 083 4931 495
STAR TV REPAIRS WE COLLECT AND DELIVER (082 579 6947
A BRIDGING loan? Waiting for Pension/package payouts? SMS or send
“please call me”
082 301 7856
0860 105 546 JC FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS Bonds/personal loans & consolodations. B/listed welc. (Janine021 376 4690/ 082 439 9863 Loans up to R15 000 Same day approval Blacklisted welcome Contact Asma Tel: 021 762 8863 Fax: 021 762 8657
Moving and Storage BAKKIE DELIVERIES We ALSO deliver after hours and weekends. Ph 072 274 6139 FURNITURE removals and up country trips ( 078 611 3627
+ Top TV + God TV installations and repairs. Repair callouts from R150. www.techzonesa.co.za 073 272 6117
DSTV AND AERIAL INSTALLATIONS Single view systems R599 installed. Xtra View as well as HD installations. SMS or call Mikaheel 073 374 3951
FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING Maintanance and new installations. All workmanship guaranteed. (Frank 082 3544 076 Plumbing, Electrical .24hrs . R125 p/hr ( 021 703 0906
Swimming Pool Services POOL SERVICE and maintenance. Ph Michael 073 104 3575 or 021705 8851 CLEAN & MAINTAIN pools. Ph 083 494 3939 or 702 1208
TELERAMA TV REPAIRS Efficient repairs to TV's & microwaves. We collect and
(021 391 5779,
021 391 5819 /083 861 0418
TV REPAIRS " LOW COSTS" 18 Linaria Cres,Silvertown. (Steven on 021 633 1802 / 083 486 5394 119
Painting ALL PAINTING and Waterproofing. Good ref. Ph 076 124 4713
A.W.A. ELECTRICAL Fully Licenced Contractor Since 1986 , Rewiring, Main Boards , Lights, Plugs , Prepaid Meters , Electrical Certificates . FREE QUOTES . ( Allan021 392 19 73/082 708 5700 FRIDGE AND FREEZER REGASSING & REPAIRS Reasonable prices! ( 076 164 0700 FRIDGE repairs, all appliances.(073 922 5336
JC ACTIVE ELECTRICAL Fully licenced electrician.Repair s to lights, plugs,geysers, installation of prepaid meters, main boards, etc. (021 701 3022 / 072 470 7658
115 IMMEDIATE APPROVAL Loans up to R100 000. Cash sameday. Govt. & b/listed.(021 949 8566/ Kim 073 0502 179 Shirley 083 665 1002
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Carpentry ALL CARPENTRY WORK All carpentry, Hanging of all doors, fixing roofs & cupboards.(Nico 021 392 6818/076 342 1470 BUILT IN CUPBOARDS repairs & alterations. ( 072 695 9738 SPECIALISING HANGING DOORS Phone Mr M Harris 021 392 2894, 073 2933 952
Plumbers A FREE PLUMBING quote for bathroom renovations, geysers, leaks and blocked drains. Call Joseph 073 322 4661 ALL PLUMBING, good ref.. 076 124 4713
Tiling/Flooring ALL PAVING. Excel ref. Ph 393 2090 or 076 124 4713
, CAN YOU IMAGINE WE WILL CLEAN & DISINFECT YOUR ENTIRE HOUSE WITHOUT ANY CHEMICALS, Like carpets, tiles, walls, upholstery, kitchen, ovens etc... For free quotations call 021 801 2275 / 072 115 6266
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Holiday Accommodation GORDONS Bay S/catering holiday accom. R800p/night. Sleeps 6.(079 522 4309. www.weekendescape.co.za
WEEKEND SPECIALS AT CLUB MYKONOS STARTING AT R600 PER NIGHT! Contact Suzanne 021448 2717 office hours only 133
Tours CLUB MYKONOS 23 27 May @ R650p/p (021 712 4756
WEEKEND TRIP TO GOUDINI SPA 15 17 July 2011. R700 incl. transport & accommodation. S/catering. (Betty on 073 188 6942 / 021 633 7207 JOIN us on a fun filled trip to PE. Departure 28 September 2011and return 02 October 2011. Self catering chalets. R1 500 p/person. (Shirena021 371 2041/ 072 194 6200 NOT TO BE MISSED 10 Exciting days from CT Lesotho Sun City. Depart Cape Town 28 Dec 2011 and return to Cape Town 6 Jan 2012 More info on package: Charmaine 079 474 2704 Lionel 084 586 4699 A/H 021393 4558 Email: email@example.com
Page 16 People’s Post Athlone DAY trip to Worcester casino . 30 April 2011 @ R130 p/person.(Gershon 021 371 2041/072 194 6200
Houses to Let MANENBERG Near Silverstream Primary. 3 Bedroom house, bics, near school & transport facilities. R3 500 pm plus upfront deposit (can be discussed) Please contact 0744853370 PARKWOOD 2 B/ house. R3 600p/m.(084 490 6428
AVROY SHLAIN Agents needed. ( Nikki 082 489 2592 /021 371 5277 AVON &JUSTINE reps needed. (Mildred 021 696 5866 /079 053 8019
Houses for Sale
COMPUTER SKILLS TRAINING
BAYIEW STRANDFONTEIN PRIVATE SALE R570 000 NEG
3 bedroom house, 2 bathrooms, plus 2 bedroom granny flat, auto garage doors, front paving, yard fully tarred, secure property. Ph Andre 071 415 7928
WARELEY HOMES Sellers in Strandfontein & M/Plain contact us for a FREE valuation of your property. Robert 021 393 2410/08 3 427 0036 WENDY ENGEL PROPERTIES Do you want to sell your house ? Do you want to buy a house ? (Wendy on 073 696 3947 1795
Separate Entrances GRASSY PARK 1Bed, kitchen & bathroom. Avail. immediately. For couple or single female. R2 800p/m neg.(021 706 2388/ 073 661 8614
(Part Time & Full Time) Data Capturing Receptionist & Office Admin Cashiering, Bookkeeping Call Centre, Pastel Accounting, Internet and Email, Drivers Classes FULL COURSE: R750 DURATION: 2 week period Payment for practical training assistance with job placement
BUXEY'S INSTITUTE 2nd Floor 25 Perm Building Symphony Walk Town Centre (opp Sports Scene) Contact office: 076 873 1327 /
CAPE TOWN BASED COMPANY IS OPENING UP A NEW BRANCH & NEEDS TO EXPAND IT'S SALES FORCE! No transport or previous sales experience needed. All training is provided. We offer basic salary, commission, petrol allowance and various other incentives. For appointment, call Andre on 021 930 9068 Terms & Conditions Apply.
STAFF NEEDED URGENTLY Recently established company needs to fill various positions: *Telemarketing *OPC/ Outdoor surveyers. If you are vibrant, goal driven & self motivated book your interviews now. Full training provided Basic + good comm. Ph: Lecrecia 074 842 3935 or 021001 1013
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082 971 2585 / 021391 5885
(Registered PCO & Member of SAPCA)
Mark 074 691 3854
Guaranteed Effective PEST CONTROL
NEW YEAR JOBS!
2011 Special, Available Immediately, No Experience needed, local + International placements Training + Certificate + Job Placement Flight Attendants, Receptionists, Bank Tellers, Cashiers / Data Capturers, Office Administrators Book Keepers / Accounts Computer IT, Call Centre, Waiters & Bartenders, Home Base Nursing
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Come to: Bellville, 14 Kruskal Avenue, Same Building with African Bank & PC training building on the 4th Floor. @ AH Personnel / YIES Project, Co.Reg.No.2008/129244/23 CALL: 021 820 3231, 021 829 6620, 021 829 6621, 078-857-8272, 078-857-8271 Registration fee is R500
Business Opportunities AVAILABLE in Cape Town for survey/data capturers. Good income. Own hours. Training. For info, SMS full n a m e / a d d r e s s t o 0 7 1 5 4 8 6 9 4 4 , JS Enterprise. Ph 041 360 5382. Redwing Drive, PE AVON REPS NEEDED Call Michelle 021 396 2115 or 082 637 6559
AVON Reps needed urgently. Athlone & surrounding areas. Call Sumaya 072 700 1581
DATA CLERKS needed Work from home with or wit hout computers. Sms name and address to 073 176 4267/021 952 322 3 Flute Way, Belhar Earn R30 000 p.m. @ Home sms INCOME to 34008 EVERY genuine business opportunity does not have to be about selling, capturing or policies... for more info call Cheryl on 071 527 1869 EXTRA income opportunity. Data works with or without a computer. For info sms name, surname & adress to 084 062 4825 /021 704 4293 17 Liberator Rd, Rocklands FINANCIAL FREEDOM SMS FREEDOM to 34008
MARK ANTHONY2 26-04-11-1APADGF.cdr
Bellville/Oakdale (Nice Area) R839 000
Lakeview R529 000
Large 3 beds, bics, lounge + dining room, fitted kitchen, laundry, carport, Garage + Large Yard. Belhar R369 000
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Tuesday 26 April 2011 FINAL COUNT: Carlo Davids (right) of ASD Cape Town challenges Wilbard Sakeus of Komesha Academy of Na mibia during the Namibians’ 32 win in the champions fi nal of the Metropolitan Pre mier Cup for under19s at Belhar yesterday (Monday).
Dallas 2010: How it went down
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N response to your article, “Dallas tour debacle” (People’s Post, 19 April): Last year, during the same period, my family and I were part of the Dallas 2010 tour, my spouse being one of the two coaches of the team and my son playing in the team. Our team was treated first class in Dallas as we were the upcoming hosts of the World Cup. I just want to mention a few issues that affected our trip. 1. Team preparation: Mr Basil Palanyandi did not arrange practices and games and fields. Everything was last minute, which was frustrating to the coaches. The boys were also never all there as they were involved in other things. 2. Team funds: Most of our funds were deposited into one or other account of the organiser. Mr Palanyandi asked me towards the end of the year to collect outstanding monies from the parents. When I collected the money I would hand it over to him immediately. This was the trend up until the last meeting Mr Palanyandi held with the boys and their parents at a local campsite. 3. Team gear: There was absolutely no sponsorship, even though we went under the auspices of the Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s foundation. As parents we had to fork out money for everything. The boys received their gear on the last minute and the gear was not up to scratch. Jackets and bags were promised as part of the gear – this we paid for, but to date these boys and the rest of the touring party have not received any bags nor jackets. 4. Team departure: We had a farewell at a local hotel. There was not enough
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food, and families of two boys from Stellenbosch pitched (Mr Palanyandi told us they were not in the team any longer although their flights had been for paid already). This occasion was disastrous. The departure date changed to two days later. Mr Palanyandi and the head coach did not make it to Dallas. The head coach arrived in time for the last game as Mr Palanyandi did not book his ticket. 5. Team arrival and team transport in Dallas: Mr Palanyandi never booked and paid for any team transport in Dallas. This we found out on the eve of our departure. After telephoning Dallas to confirm the booking, we were told there was no transport for us, so the coach and I had to run around frantically finding funds for transport. A player’s parents helped us out. After being at the orientation camp for three days we had to find someone to take us back to Dallas to collect the van and then to the hotel. This van was not big enough for all and put more pressure on the manager and coach. The coach had to take responsibility for driving the van without an international driving licence because the manager would not do it. To crown it all this was not the first trick. We only found out afterwards. Between my family and the manager we had to use our own funds for gas for most of the time as there was no money from Mr Palanyandi as promised. 6. We arrived in Cape Town all well after the tournament and we had a good experience, but to date we have not had a feedback meeting with Mr Palanyandi. JULIA FALKEN Sybrand Park
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Tuesday 26 April 2011
CHALLENGING: Robin Rhoda (front) of Chip pa United FC impedes Sher man Ling of Steenberg Unit ed FC during Chippa United’s 21 win in a Vo dacom Second Division soccer match at Grassy Park on Saturday. Lo gleaders Chip pa United are on the verge of an nexing the league title to qualify for the national play offs for National First Division (NFD) status next season.
TO THE RESCUE: Steenberg United FC goalkeeper Zandre Hendricks thwarts Andile Mbenyane of Chippa United FC during logleaders Chippa United’s 21 win in a Vodacom Second Division soccer match at Grassy Park on Saturday. Chippa United are in an unassailable position at the top of the log.
AIR BATTLE: Dami en Basadien (cen tre) of Origan Spurs AFC challenges Za id Simpson of Mi lano United AFC during a Plate Sec tion quarterfinal at the Metropolitan Premier Cup for un der19s at Belhar on Sunday. Origan won 43 on penal ties, after the score was locked at 33. Photos: Rashied Isaacs
TURF TUSSLE: Kaylem Mentoor (right) of Steenberg United beats a challenge by Clayton Edeam of Chippa United during Chippa’s 21 win in a Vodacom Second Division match at Grassy Park on Saturday.
GOLDEN TOUCH: New Balance Fish Hoek under14 surf lifesavers (from left) Jethro Bloch, Yushua Kimmie, Megan van der Horst and Simone Faulman won gold medals to help Fish Hoek win the recent South African Nipper Championships at Strand. Fish Hoek staved off challenges from Durban Surf and King’s Beach (Port Elizabeth), who finished second and third respectively. Photo: Supplied
OVER THE TOP: Ethan Sampson of ASD Cape Town bicycle kicks as Matthew Rhoda of Ajax Cape Town FC closes in during a Winners Section semifinal at the Premier Cup under19 champi onship at Belhar yesterday (Monday). ASD Cape Town won 31 on penalties, after a 11 tie.
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Sharks crave Newlands showdown LOUIS DE VILLIERS
HE Stormers will have to stop a few sturdy players in their tracks at Newlands on Saturday if they want to stay at the top of the Super Rugby series. Not only do the Sharks sound cautiously optimistic that Bismarck du Plessis will be fit and ready to play against the Capetonians, but the storming flank, Jean Deysel, could also return to the team. In addition, John Smit delivered a tidy performance against the Hurricanes as the Sharks’ hooker. Du Plessis is a football freak that would make most teams, and the Sharks do not constitute most teams. Tendai (The Beast) Mtawarira and Willem
Alberts also looked sharp against the Hurricanes on Saturday, which will make for a lipsmacking spectacle at Newlands for those who appreciate rough and ready rugby. John Plumtree, the Sharks’ coach, just smiled at the question of whether he would consider Deysel, saying: “If he is fit.” Deysel has played the past three Vodacom Cup matches, so this requirement is easily met. The Sharks coach is preparing for a difficult mission. “I do not see much in it for us that they had a bye this weekend. It will not help to hit at them for 40 minutes – it is more difficult than that. “There is more than enough at stake – both teams will know afterwards exactly where they stand,” he said after the match against the Hurricanes.
According to him, his team will not be taking a leaf out of the Reds’ book. The Queenslanders are the only team that could trump the Stormers this year and this is largely the result of tactical kicking. “The Reds’ recipe will not work for us. We will stick with what suits us. You can also not try to read too much into one match.” An area of the Sharks’ play that concerns their coach is their line-out work. The Sharks lost a couple of throw-ins – not a fatal error, but their line-out possession was sloppy on the whole and put them on the back foot. “We tried out a few options, but it did not go well. Our line-out work is currently not accurate enough, and if we don’t urgently iron it out, the Stormers will put us under ugly pressure.” The former Stormers lock, Ross Skeate,
was in the middle of the line-out on Saturday, but was not an overwhelming success. No-one knows better than the Capetonians, though, what the talented Skeate is capable of, and Plumtree was also satisfied with his performance. He singled out the contributions of his replacements: Jannie du Plessis and Keegan Daniel, who were on the replacements bench for a change but performed superbly during their time on the field. “Jannie and Keegan did very well and Adi (Jacobs) was as dangerous as always when he ran on from the bench. There is healthy competition in the team.” With the Stormers doubting the availability of fly half Peter Grant, an extremely important cog in their defence, there is already the prospect this week of a few feisty Sharks specifically targeting this channel.
Engen Santos launches fan walk ENGEN SANTOS FC have planned a fan walk from Langa Indoor Sports Centre to Athlone Stadium for Santos’s clash with Orlando Pirates on Saturday 7 May. Building on the success of the World Cup fan walk, which united people from all walks of life in the spirit of the game, Santos has taken the bold step of creating a fan mile to the stadium. Spectators as well as those who want to come along to enjoy the experience can safely park their cars at the sports centre as they make their way to the stadium. Spectators will enjoy a host of entertainment along the way in Lourie Street, Bridgetown. With strict security along the fan walk, fans will meet at the sports centre at noon to cross the Bhunga Avenue Bridge on their way to Loerie Street, Dr Abdurgahman Avenue and Springbok Street to enter the stadium gates. Fans are urged to purchase tickets at Computicket and Shoprite/Checkers branches before the match. No tickets will be on sale at the stadium. The match starts at 15:00. Goolam Allie, the chairperson of Santos, encouraged Capetonians to “come out and enjoy the day with us”. “There will be great entertainment, plenty of security and return shuttles for those going back to their parked cars after the match. Add the magic of soccer, and it’s an occasion not to be missed,” said Allie. Pirates are vying for the league title this season and Santos are looking to secure its place in the top eight in the Absa Premier Soccer League – so nothing can dampen the spirits of either team or their fans. Santos FC together with its partner, Engen, will play host to the sassy La Vuvuzela, who will entertain an anticipated 20 000-strong crowd at Athlone Stadium. . People’s Post is giving away ten sets of double tickets to the game. To enter the lucky draw for the tickets, SMS “Santos” to 34586 by noon on Thursday 28 April. SMSes cost R2 each. Winners will be phoned and must be willing to collect their tickets from Santos’s office in Lansdowne Road, Lansdowne.
A winner! THIRD TRIUMPH: Ole sya Nurgalieva of Rus sia wins her third Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon as Fikile Mbalula, the Minister of Sport and Recrea tion, follows to honour her at the finish of the women’s race at UCT on Saturday. Olesya fin ished in a time of 3:33:58, while her twin Elena – with three previous Two Oceans triumphs – placed sec ond in 3:37:44, after pulling up with a pain ful calf after 30 km. Two other gold medal winners from Cape Town were eighth placed Farwa Mentor and VOB’s Joanna Tho mas, who placed 10th and first master over all. George Ntshiliza of Port Elizabeth won the men’s marathon. Photo: Peter Heeger/Gallo Images
Knockout Challenge on the roll YOUNG footballers can start polishing their ball skills for the premier youth tournament on Cape Town’s soccer calendar: the annual Engen Knockout Challenge for under-17s. The inter-club tournament will be played from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July at the Stephan Reagon Sports Complex in Westridge. It is the eighth edition of this popular annual youth soccer showcase. The tournament is a guts-and-glory opportunity for young soccer players to
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Dallas tour row intensifies T
HE controversy surrounding the ill-fated Dallas Cup tour for under15s to America rages unabated following the disqualification of the 17-player squad from the annual event that started on Sunday 17 April. So much so that more angry parents of the touring players have contacted People’s Post, which broke the news “Dallas Tour Debacle” in its Tuesday 19 April edition. The parents and friends also placed the report on Facebook, which was then read by the touring children in America. The article revealed the anguish the youth footballers experienced – through no fault of their own – after the team was disqualified for failing to register on time and arriving late for the tournament. Former Springbok rugby player Dale Santon, whose son plays for Wynberg St John’s AFC, and Winston Faulmann, whose son is a member of the Western Province Sports School, were among parents who vowed to put the record straight once the team returns from Dallas. Faulmann spent over R60 000 for him and his wife to go on tour with their son, while Santon forked out over R20 000. Amid the chaos, tour coordinator Basil Palanyandi – who has been involved in several previous Dallas tours – has been targeted by the parents for not fulfilling “his duties correctly and timeously”. They blamed Palanyandi for the delay in
the issuing of visas by the American Consu- his return from Dallas. late in Cape Town. This resulted in the tour In another twist to the debacle, this newsgroup leaving on separate flights on Friday paper established that Palanyandi liaised 15 and Saturday 16 April, instead of on Sun- with some parents and other stakeholders inday 10 April for Dallas, as had been sched- volved in the Dallas Cup tours via the email uled. The controversy deepened when Dan address firstname.lastname@example.org from the ofVaughan, the aide fices of the LFA Cape for Archbishop DesDistrict, and not mond Tutu, said last through the adMonday that the min@capedisArchbishop had trict.co.za email adwithdrawn his supdress, which serves port for the Dallas as a control point for tours since 2009, afall emails regarding ter Palanyandi soccer. “failed to submit auIt is understood dited financial statethat Palanyandi’s ments, as well as for email was only supother conditions reposed to be used to garding misreprefulfil his duties as sentation that were secretary of the Facilnot adhered to”. ity Management It has also come to Committee (FMC) for light that no executhe LFA Cape Distive member of the trict, which is based Safa Cape Ikapa United tour coordinator Basil Palanyandi at the William HerTown – which has is seen last week with cheerleaders from the bert Sports Complex distanced itself from Dallas Cup tournament and some youth players in Wynberg. the tour that was en- from Cape Town at a postfriendly match cele Winston Engledoe, dorsed by the South bration. the president of the Photo: Supplied African Football AsLFA Cape District, sociation (Safa) – honoured invitations to at- also serves as chairperson of the FMC. tend a farewell function for the tour group. The LFA Cape District said last week that Palanyandi serves on the executive (head “it had not received any complaint from any of fixtures) for the Safa CT – which has indi- parents over the last 10 years regarding the cated it will summon him to a meeting after Dallas Cup Tournament”.
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“Like any club (Ikapa), requested permission from Cape District, Safa and Safa CT to partake in the Dallas Cup tournament. “We are, however, unaware of the financial implications as no funds were directed via Cape District for this tour. “Cape District is not in a position to comment on the operational issues for this tournament or any other tournament hosted by any other club.” But Carla Goodman, whose son plays for Camps Bay AFC, was among parents who confirmed they were contacted via the email address basil@capedistrict in connection with pre-tour arrangements. She said the parents will meet to decide what action they will take regarding the tour debacle, prior to the tour group’s arrival at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday 28 April. Mohamed Shabodien, the reservations manager for an Athlone-based travel agency, confirmed yesterday (Monday) that the tour group will return home via London. When Palanyandi was contacted by this newspaper on Wednesday 13 April to give his side of the story, he responded: “Your call regarding the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Ikapa United team – no comment. “You are however invited to attend the report back meeting once the team returns. Will give you date, time and venue for that meeting.” Arrangements were made for the touring team to compete in friendly matches in Dallas after its disqualification. . See letter on page 17.
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