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Is there a brothel in Third Avenue? Strange noises heard late at night sparks brothel speculation in Fairways MELISSA LE ROUX

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SOME residents of Third Avenue, Fairways, believe that one of the houses in their street is being used as a brothel. One resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, says “fancy” cars pull up to the house at all hours of the night and day. “We don’t have proof about what is going on though, but something is definitely going on in that house,” she says. A former resident of the road, who also wishes to remain anonymous, says that there were many nights when she heard obscene sexual noises coming from the house. “The noises would start between 22:00 and 03:00. There was one night in particular where there was no doubt in my mind that something non-consensual was happening. If discretion had been used all the previous times it was definitely not

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used that night,” she said. However, Grassy Park Police Station spokesperson, Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith, says police have no knowledge of the alleged brothel. “If what is said about the house is true, we would need to do an investigation into the matter and see the circumstances under which the ‘brothel’ is working. “At this point we don’t know anything. If people have any information they need to come forward and let us know about it. It is a very serious matter,” she says. Paul Thomas, chairperson of the Fairways Neighbourhood Watch, says rumours of prostitution in one of the houses have been circulating in the neighbourhood for quite some time now. “We don’t have solid information or concrete evidence to go with these allegations of the happenings in Third Avenue. “We don’t even know which

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Career guidance FALSE BAY COLLEGE is hosting a parent information evening at Norman Henshilwood High School in Constantia on Wednesday 11 May from 18:30 to 19:30. Up for discussion are career choices, subject choices and the National Certificate (Vocational). Subject advisors will give parents some basic tools to assist learners to make informed career choices. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, contact Adrian Bezuidenhout on (021) 701-1919.

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Seniors celebrate 31 years of joy THE Parkwood Seniors’ Club celebrated its 31st anniversary this month. The club’s members come from various denominations. A celebration service was held on

Some of the members at Parkwood Seniors’ Club’s 31st birthday cel­ ebrations were, from left: Ursula Weaver, Lor­ raine Velds­ man, Marga­ ret Stewart and Marjorie Jacobs.

Tuesday 19 April at the Simon of Cyrene Anglican Church in Acacia Road, Parkwood. The merriment was enjoyed by all who attended, and members had a relaxing afternoon together.

Tale of two landings VIV JAMES will be giving a talk entitled “In the footsteps of Shackleton” at the next meeting of the Historical Society of Cape Town on Monday 9 May at 20:00 at the SA Astronomical Observatory Auditorium, Observatory Road, Observatory. James’ father, Reginald, joined Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Antarctic expedition, and on the way south their ship was trapped in ice for nine months and subsequently sank. They later reached Elephant Island where they camped for nearly five months under terrible conditions. Two years ago, James sailed from the Falkland Islands as a guest of the Royal Navy and was able to land on Elephant Island where his father was marooned. He will talk about his father’s trip, as well as his own landing on Elephant Island. Entrance is free. Contact Neil on (021) 762-2825 for more information..

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Statistically speaking THE Western Cape Branch of the SA Archaeological Society is holding its next meeting on Tuesday 10 May starting at 18:00. Francis Thackeray will speak on “Human Evolution, Past Climates and Statistics”. The talk takes place at the SA Astronomical Observatory auditorium. The cost is R10 for non-members. Contact Connie Feast on (021) 689-5921.


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Lotus River family live in hope Man murdered over the harbour wall and disappeared into the ocean. THE family of James Fisher, a LoFisher and his friends, tus River teen who is believed to Moegamat Adams and have drowned off Kalk Bay last Chandre Hendricks were week, held an emotional vigil at driven to the harbour at the Kalk Bay harbour yesterday. 04:00 that day by Adams’ father, Riedewaan. Fisher (14) has been missing since Darren Zimmerman, the last week, when he fell off the har- National Sea Rescue Instibour wall during a fishing expedi- tute’s Simon’s Town station and disappeared into the ocean. tion commander, said Desiree Williams, Fisher’s grand- Fisher fell off the breakwamother, said the family were hosting ter while casting his line the vigil in hopes that it would some- into the sea. how lead to her grandson being “The teenager then swam HOPEFUL: Desiree Williams (left) and Crystal found. into the harbour to up Moses, the grandmother and aunt of James “We are here today because I want against the harbour wall, Fisher, wait at the Kalk Bay harbour. Fisher has to show him that we are here for him but was unable to climb up been missing since Wednesday 27 April, when and then maybe he will come back,” the steep and high harbour he fell off the Kalk Bay harbour wall into the said Williams. wall. ocean. Photo: Liam Moses “We’re going to call his name and “While holding onto the throw flowers onto the water to show fender tyres he passed his friend his that will still take some time.” him that we are there for him, to fishing rod, which he had hung onto, Jones could not say exactly at show him that we aren’t going to and then he informed his friends what point the SAPS would stop divabandon him.” that he would swim out through the ing. Fisher had been fishing with two harbour entrance to the beach.” Fisher had been living with his friends at the harbour at about 05:00 Zimmerman added that Fisher’s grandmother for the past nine years, on Monday 27 April when he fell off friends saw him disappear below the as his mother and father died nine waves while trying to swim to safe- and eight years ago respectively, and ty. it was Williams who bought him the “The last sight that the friends fishing rod he was using on the day. had of him was in the harbour enWilliams said she felt hopeful that trance,” said Zimmerman. her grandson would be found alive, “It appears that the teenager as her daughter had dreamt that he may have grown tired and been would be. swept out to sea by currents and “I am very, very hopeful that he may have succumbed to hypother- will be found alive,” said Williams. mia.” “My daughter had a dream that he The search for Fisher is current- would be found if we just come here ly being conducted by the SAPS. and call his name.” According to Brigadier Billy Williams added that the grief of Jones, SAPS provincial spokesper- losing her grandson was at its worst son, the focus of the search could when she was alone. soon move away from diving and “I feel at ease until I’m alone – then on to patrols along the coast. its gets to me, because we have pho“The police will continue tos of him in the house, large photos. searching for him, but they won’t “There’s one were he is laughing MISSING: A younger James Fisher pos­ be diving any more,” says Jones. and the other is where is near the waes with a snake. Fisher has been miss­ “They’ll be searching along the ter. He loved the ocean very much ing since Wednesday 26 April. beach. That will continue until and he loved fishing very much,” Photo: Nasief Manie they make a breakthrough. But Williams says. LIAM MOSES

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Fire destroys 11 homes MELISSA LE ROUX

ELEVEN shacks in Olieboom Road, Schaapkraal, were destroyed by a fire on Saturday, leaving 35 people – including five children – without homes.

CHOC­A­BLOCK: Thanks to generous donations from shoppers and business people, the Child­ hood Cancer Foundation of South African (CHOC) has managed to raise R188 411 in the three years it has been active. The project’s fundraisers are appealing to shoppers to continue sup­ porting the initiative by buying branded items for CHOC and other worthy non­governmental organisations. If you are interested in being a volunteer or in donating any items to the CHOC House or CHOC Lodge, contact Nina on 086 110 6441. Pictured from left are CHOC team members Nicole Thompson, Mel Roets (coordinator of the Lighthouse Project), Vanessa Ver­ maak (divisional manager for CHOC Western Cape), Bev Strong, Wilf de Haan, Sue Rose and Yolanda McEvoy. In the front is Tracey de Jager.

Draft ECD policy out for comment THE public can now comment on the City of Cape Town’s new Early Childhood Development (ECD) policy. The newly revised ECD draft policy aims to address all the aspects of establishing ECD centres and is applicable to all ECD centres. “The new draft policy states the same minimum standards and policy statements should apply city-wide and across different income groups,” says Brian Watkyns, chairperson of the City’s planning and environment portfolio committee (Pepco). The policy provides planning and land use management guidelines for the establishing of ECD centres, health and safety standards, information on the operational management of these facilities and guidance as to what assistance the Department of Social Development will give to these centres after they have been approved. James Vos, councillor and chairperson of

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According to Wilfred Solomons-Johannes, spokesperson for the City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre, the cause of the fire is still unknown.

The councillor for Ward 80, Moses Baskiti, did not know about the fire. He thanked People’s Post for letting him know that the fire had occurred over the weekend. “I will be going out to the area to see what can be done for those who have lost their homes,” he said. People’s Post tried calling Baskiti several times after 18:00 yesterday again, but his cellphone was turned off. The MEC for Social Deve-

lopment in the Western Cape, Patricia de Lille, says she has instructed departmental officials to hand out baby packs, brunches and blankets to those who lost everything in the fire. Trauma counselling will also be offered, where needed. If anyone would like to donate anything to those who have lost their homes in the fire, contact community leader, Nazeer Sonday, on (021) 703-2816.


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Tuesday 3 May 2011

Joy after mystery food donation Choir debutantes

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THE Cape Malay Choir Board (CMCB) has wrapped up a successful 2011 Malay choir season. In their debut season, the CMCB caught the attention of thousands of local supporters, even recruiting eight new choirs to compete in next year’s competition. Ebrahim Hull, president of the CMCB, says the first year “proved to be a major success”, and their sights are already set on arranging an even “bigger and better” competition. “We are proud of what we achieved this season, and we will raise the bar slightly next year to create the best Malay choir competition for everybody to enjoy,” says Hull. The 2011 competition was split into five segments, Section One, Section Two, the Challenge Cup, the Champions Cup and the Heritage Cup. On 25 February, the Section One winners were the Silver Sounds Singkoor and Kenfac Community Singkoor. Capetonians Singkoor and Jordan Sporting Club won Section Two on 26 February. In the Challenge Cup on 11 March, Playboys Sporting Club and Hamediehs Sporting Club walked away with top honours. The six top choirs in the top three segments were then all drawn into the Champions Cup, which took place on 27 March at the Athlone Civic Centre. According to Hull, the Cham-

pions Cup “was an extremely tight affair”. Capetonians and Playboys ended in first position, tied with the same number of points, with Silver Sounds and Hamediehs, also in joint second position. On 2 April, the teams competed for the ultimate prize – the Heritage Cup – at the Vygieskraal Stadium. Capetonians Singkoor walked away with the top prize, wrapping up the year’s final competitive choir event. “We believe the competition was a great success. The event was organised well, the people showed great support and we can only go from strength to strength,” says Hull. Looking ahead, Hull says the event will take place at the Good Hope Centre next year. “We don’t want to reveal the dates for the next competition, but we can confirm that we have secured the venue for the next competition,” says Hull. An additional feature to their debut season was seeing two lucky winners walk away with a flat screen television and a ticket to go on Hajj (holy trip to Mecca) later this year. “We achieved a lot in our first season, but we hope to achieve a lot more next year, building on our experiences in our debut season. “We say thank you to everybody involved in making this year’s competition such a major success,” Hull says.

LARGE pots of free-range chicken curry were delivered to the Freedom Park informal settlement on Tuesday 26 April. The ingredients were donated by an unidentified do-

nor, who also sent fruit and vegetables along with the chicken. Members of the Ottery community, including former police officer, Keith Blake, personally delivered the food to the settlement after preparing the meal.

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NEWS

Tuesday 3 May 2011

People’s Post Grassy Park Page 7

Impoverished take to the streets TAMMY PETERSEN

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ORE than 1 000 people from 12 areas braved the elements on Tuesday when they marched from Keizersgracht Street to the Cape Town Civic Centre in protest against what they call the “victimisation of the poor”. After handing over a memorandum to a City of Cape Town representative, Communities for Social Change (CSC), which arranged the protest, threatened the council with a 24-hour hunger strike on its doorstep if demands for follow up meetings were not met within the next seven days. The march comes after meetings with City of Cape Town officials failed to produce satisfactory feedback on issues plaguing the poor, Mario Wanza, the organiser of the CSC, tells People’s Post. He says the organisation is “satisfied” with the number of people who came from Hanover Park, Athlone, Manenberg, Mitchell’s Plain, Hout Bay, Heideveld, Lavender Hill, Lotus River, Ottery, Grassy Park, Elsies River and Leonsdale in support of its “Eerste Kos Dan Rent” campaign. “Their attendance showed their commitment to the cause, especially since things were rainy and wet in the city. We showed that a bietjie

TO THE STREETS: A thousand people marched through Cape Town on Tuesday. reën won’t keep us from demanding better lives for the poor. The spirit was there and we made our voices heard.” The group chanted slogans as they walked through the city streets armed with banners stating their demands. The memorandum, which was received by an official from the mayor’s office, listed the group’s demands, which include the halting of all evictions; the scrapping of municipal arrears as residents are “deeply in debt and unable to keep up with payments”; that ownership

be given to tenants who have been paying rent to the City for up to 40 years; a change in attitude by the City’s anti-land invasion unit whose “kragdadigheid was experienced under the apartheid government”; improving service delivery and maintenance of community facilities to lower-income areas; and dealing with issues surrounding the upgrade of the City’s triple-storey flats, especially those by people who improved their flats from their own pockets. Errol Davids, the CSC coordinator for Hanover Park, says protest-

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Tuesday 3 May 2011

‘Exceptional’ work awarded T

HE City of Cape Town bestowed civic honours on 37 exceptional individuals and Thursday 28 April. The individuals and organisations were honoured for their out-

standing service or contribution to the City and its residents. At the ceremony, City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato, explained that the awarding of civic honours was important for a city’s progress and

growth. “We bestow civic honours on certain individuals and organisations to acknowledge their varied contributions to our collective development and to encourage them to continue their outstanding efforts. Our support is important be-

cause these contributions will achieve real, lasting development in this place we call home. “As we build our new democracy, we must do all we can to promote the values of civic-mindedness,” said Plato.

Civic honours were conferred in three categories this year, namely Signing of the Civic Honours Book, one of the highest accolades that the City can confer on its residents, Honorary Title of Alderman and the Mayor’s Medal.

Councillor Demetri Qually from the South Pe­ ninsula Subcoun­ cil was one of six coun­ cillors to be awar­ ded the ti­ tle of Al­ derman. Brent van Rensburg (right), was recognised for his achieve­ ments as the co­founder and artistic director of the Zip Zap Circus. On the left is Mayor Dan Plato. Photo: Carl Fourie

Alvon Collison, a well­known theatre and television personality, re­ ceives his civic honour from Dan Plato, executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. Photo: Carl Fourie

Dave Dewar was honoured for his work as the current emeri­ tus professor of medicine at the University of Cape Town (UCT), director of the UCT Bio­ethics Centre, professor in public health sciences for the University of Toronto and an international member of the standing committee on ethics for the Canadian Institute of Health Research.Photo: Carl Fourie

David Kramer (right), a highly acclaimed playwright, musician and thea­ tre director, is congratulated by Dan Plato, executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. Photo: Carl Fourie

Franklin Sonn the former South African ambassador to the USA, the current rector of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and a trustee for the Worldwide Fund for Nature, the Desmond Tutu Peace Trust and the Impumelelo Innova­ tions Awards Trust, receives his civic honour from Mayor Dan Plato (left). Photo: Carl Fourie

Professor JC de Villiers receives his award from Dan Plato, executive mayor of the City of Cape Town (left). De Villiers is the former chairman of neurosurgery at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and currently devotes his time to writing about medical history. Photo: Carl Fourie

Clive Fox (right) receives civic honours on behalf of the Lions Club International from Dan Plato (left), executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. The club, which is one of the world’s largest and most active voluntary humanitarian service or­ ganisations, received the award for community work around the city. Photo: Carl Fourie

Ian Weinberg (right) accepted the civic honour on behalf of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) from Dan Plato, executive mayor of the City of Cape Town (left). Photo: Carl Fourie

Zackie Achmat re­ ceives his civic hon­ our from Dan Plato (left), executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. Achmat founded the Treat­ ment Action Cam­ paign (TAC) and the National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality. Photo:

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The City also conferred civic honours on the late Prima Ballerina Assoluta Phyllis Spira. Spira’s artistic achievements and her contribution to dance development were acknowledged in a moving citation. Philip Boyd, the head of Dance for All in Athlone, an organisation that has been teaching ballet and various other dance forms of dance to children since 1991, accepted the prestigious award on behalf of his late wife. Seen here are Boyd (left) with Mayor Dan Plato and entertainer Alvon Collison (right). Photo: Alison Foat

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The Western Cape Emergency Medical and Rescue Servic­ es (EMS) was honoured for its services to the people of Cape Town for the past 31 years. Dr Cleeve Robertson (right) accepted the award on behalf of the organisation from Dan Plato (left), executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. Photo: Carl Fourie

Koos Bekker (right), the chief executive officer of Naspers, with Dan Plato, executive mayor of the City of Cape Town. Bekker received the accolade for his contribution to the financial and business advances of the media in South Afri­ ca and Africa. Photo: Carl Fourie

Allan Perrins (right) accepted an award on behalf of the Cape of Good Hope SPCA, one of the oldest and largest animal welfare organisations in South Africa. Photo: Carl Fourie


GENERAL

Tuesday 3 May 2011

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Die Duine Primary covered for winter THE Swiss-based non-profit organisation (NPO) Hope 4 Kids has sponsored school tracksuits and rain ponchos for 10 learners from Die Duine Primary School in Lotus River. Johan Greeff, co-founder of Hope 4 Kids, says: “The NPO unofficially started in 2000 when my Swiss wife, Elvira, was pursuing a five-month teaching practical in Cape Town. During this time she came in contact with many needy people – a contrast from home life. “She was determined to help, so when she returned home she did what she could to raise funds; she even sang with her students.” Today, funding mostly comes from Swiss businesses and private individuals, adds Greeff. He explains that the NPO was registered in 2003 and since it needed help identifying local youths in need, it teamed up with Free Wheel-

ers’ chairperson, Trevor Knowlden, who later became Hope 4 Kids’ executive officer. “Free Wheelers is an NPO focused on getting the youth off drugs and onto bicycles,” says Knowlden. Greeff says hope is paramount. “We all undergo challenges, but our goal is to show that hope can always be found and that less than desired circumstances can be overcome.” Margot Kiewit, principal of the school, thanked the donors: “There’s a saying I hold dear, which is ‘Your treasure is where your heart is’. “When I think about this I realise that your hearts are with the children – tomorrow’s leaders. Helping them replace their mended clothing with new garments, especially as winter approaches, helps give them a renewed sense of dignity.” To donate money to Hope 4 Kids, contact Trevor Knowlden on 072 108 2849.

COVERED FOR WINTER: Learn­ ers at Die Duine Primary School in Lotus River pictured in their new school tracksuits and rain ponchos. In the back row, from left, are: Trevor Knowl­ den of Free Wheelers (Hope 4 Kids executive offic­ er), Johan Gre­ eff (co­founder of Hope 4 Kids), Eleanor Leak (Die Duine Pri­ mary School ed­ ucator) and Margot Kiewit (school princi­ pal).

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LEADER

Tuesday 3 May 2011

Protect and serve THE South African Police Service (SAPS) is under scrutiny after violent attacks, two of which ended in the death of civilians by shooting. The most recent attack occurred on Saturday, when police were caught on CCTV kicking a Pretoria man in the stomach, hitting him in the face, and trampling on his head. After this assault, the man was arrested for being in possession of an unlicensed firearm, pointing the firearm and resisting arrest. In Woodstock, a sports bar owner and his patrons were allegedly manhandled and assaulted by the Woodstock police at the Easter weekend. President Jacob Zuma, who has expressed “concern” about excessive violence used by SAPS members, called on police to rethink their strategy in containing volatile situations. This came after the death of Ficksburg resident Andries Tatane, who was assaulted and then shot in the chest by police during a service delivery protest in April. Last week, Kempton Park resident Jeanette Odendaal was shot dead by an officer outside a police station after she bumped a parked police car. Much is left to be desired when it comes to the expressed sentiment of the police’s top brass on the point of excessive use of force by officers in the execution of their duties. National Police Commissioner, Bheki Cele, said that recently reported instances of police brutality are mere “isolated cases”. But incidents of excessive violence hardly seem sporadic, with the steady influx of reports at community newspapers alone about officers exerting excessive force. Police brutality sabotages attempts by the force to build stronger relationships with the communities they serve. And a breakdown in trust works against efforts such as the establishment of community police forums and social crime prevention initiatives. Our men and women in blue must always be mindful to first to do no harm.

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Shoes in time for winter IN RESPONSE to your letter from Roekshanah Muller regarding the issue of school shoes at Buck Road Primary School in Grassy Park, I would like to firstly thank you for making this much-overlooked social issue known to the public through Roekshanah’s letter of appeal. I am an employee of the Bobs for Good Foundation in Cape Town, and read the appeal with interest after recently proposing to provide school shoes to three other schools in the area where the learners suffer the daily plight of emotional and physical torment because they do not have school shoes. Upon the publication of the letter, my inbox was also flooded with acknowledgements from your

23 April to the children of Freedom Park informal settlement. Accompanied by my wife Tina and a friend Patricia Alberts, we drove in my white steed (beach buggy) with the Easter eggs to Freedom Park, and called the children to come and receive the Easter eggs. What a sight and sound when about 50 kids milled around us with open hands, but we only handed out the Easter eggs after we prayed and thanked God for the gifts received. A person had to be there to see the faces of these precious children as we handed out egg after egg. This made our Easter so special, and thanks to the donor who gave the eggs. It’s just a pity you were not with at the handing out early Easter ceremony. KEITH BLAKE Ottery

readers who kindly took the time to write to our foundation for assistance. After contacting our associates in the Department of Education and Roekshanah herself about the social circumstances of the learners at Buck Road Primary, the Bobs for Good Foundation is delighted to announce that we will ensure that the learners who do not have school shoes will very shortly walk tall with pride and dignity in brand new leather and locally-made school shoes. Our foundation looks forward to visiting Buck Road Primary, and aims to have the school shoes fitted on the needy children by the end of May, in time for winter. CLAIRE ALEXANDER Bobs for Good Foundation: www.bobsforgoodfoundation.org

Local issues . Despite people driving with speed on Strandfontein Road, how many times are pedestrians at fault? Come on, I’ve come across many accidents on that road and then many of the pedestrians smell like they have been drinking – and that is a dark road. So why not start educating these people on how to use the roads? And please don’t get me wrong, I’m against speed. . Regarding the construction of new classes at Plantation Primary School: Vusela Construction, why are you using the labour force that was employed to work on the Marble flats? Is that not against the law? Please investigate. General . Just wondering how many others are paying Telkom for no service in return? I have been without service since November. I have even paid rental for the year, yet to this day there has been no service. Is there anyone else getting such lousy treatment? . Would film extras who have issues about outstanding fees or conditions on film set please

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AKHNI & CURRY'S 40L­ 100L +. Catering done on request.(Jasmine on 021 391 2763/ 083 582 6618

DIVORCES from R500. ( 021 948 2161

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

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

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. We deliver. Ph 083 377 5564. JUMPING CASTLES All day (076 044 1485/021 703 837 7 JUMPING Castles for hire.(021 396 5530/ 083 793 1938/083 459 9285

Contact Russel on 021 706 6574/ 082 417 8022 or

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Personal Services

email:superbblinds@gmail.com

DO YOU NEED PRAYER? Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 19h30­22h00 Ph 079 806 4173

74 Electrical Appliances AA APPLIANCE repairs to all makes washing machines, tumble dryers etc. 40 yrs exp. Ph Alwyn West 021­671 5786 or 082 705 8103.

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Photographice/ Video Services A DVD, FOTOS & VIDEO 082 738 1166/021 372 6950 PHOTOGRAPHER for weddings, birthdays, special events, websites etc. Ph 021 692 0221, 084 562 0811

Radio/TV/Video DSTV, Aerial Installations & repairs done. DSTV Special R599.( 072 249 1889/ 073 966 0860

FOR SALE

DSTV & AERIAL

Installations, repairs & sales. Contact Terence on

083 769 7242/ 81

Garden Services Free water. Wellpoints / mini boreholes. No water, no charge Improve your existing wellpoint.( 021 637 5677 021 701 4522/ 072 825 9586

WENDY HOUSES Concrete foundations. Better structures 2 year guarantee. Ph 021­391 7276 or 072 665 6553

GARDENING We cut lawns, weed flowerbeds, plot clearing, refuse removal, treee felling, in your yard. 7 days a week. 0734923255 / 637 9373

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Clothing/Shoes

WENDY WAREHOUSE

Hiring Services

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. COLORADO HIRING Crockery, cutlery, glassware linen and backdrop. Ph 021 374 7104 / 0822278968 CROCK , cutlery & linen & helium balloons Ph 021 397 8326, 073 696 7788, 083 465 3455

HOUSE OF HIRING Call us for your hiring needs plus kids party items. (021 3711 588/082 503 9026

Crockery, cutlery, glassware & linen@ 10c per item. Ph 021 371 7229 / 072 443 6695

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4 Bed caravan for sale. R18 000neg.(084 482 3067

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• NO DEPOSIT • BLACKLISTED WELCOME • FAX: 021 696 5397

FR E E BRICKS PLASTIC LINING

R40

per week

DELIVERY IN CT

WENDY HO US E S

WE SPECIALISE IN CARPORTS, VIBRACRETE HOUSE & WALLS NO DEPOSIT, BLACKLIST WELCOME TOILETS & ELECTRIC

MITCHELLS PLAIN

021 397 8388 078 536 2678 072 542 7217

021 696 4183 072 542 7217 GRASSY PARK/RETREAT 021 762 1252 072 542 7217

AFTER HOURS

021 797 6569

3M/6M Sand, Stone & Rubble ( 083 292 3960

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

ATHLONE

021 797 6569 072 542 7217

Building Material 2 & 3m sand & stone & rubble removal. Ph 078 6113 627.

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

from

LANDSDOWNE

L & F HIRING

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

Sport/Camping Equipment

021 697 3530

JUMPING CASTLES & waterslide for hire. Ph 021 704 0859, 083 281 7930

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All Fridge Regassing and geyser repairs. 021 3715362 80

JUMPING CASTLES for hire. Ph Johan 083 365 7684

DECOR Backdrop poles and lights. (021 396 2526/082 212 8949

SO DON’T DELAY, GIVE US A CALL TODAY!!!!

Up to 30% discount on Wooden blinds.

WEDDING DRESSES FOR HIRE. Call Sally 021 706 7387 082 588 9940 021 706 5388

Miscellaneous

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A DECOR

“ Te l l i n g i t a s i t i s ”

Special prices on Wooden and Venetian blinds.

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Backdrop poles & chair covers. Ph 021 637 0133 or 083 453 9021

(between Auto Zone and Big Apple Motors) Ph 072 915 1308 or 078 928 7219 DIVORCES R3 000 Renette Rauch Attorneys 021 418 1337/8 or e­mail: renette.rauch@ attorneys.law.za

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

SUPERB BLINDS

WEDDING dress and 3 yellow bridesmaid dresses with silver accessories and white lace umbrella's , miniture bides dress with bouquet. Flower girl dress with white lace umbrella and basket. (021 376 0261/ 076 102 0297

WENDY 250510

Weddings

A Woman who has got a solution to every kind of problem & diseases. No matter what kind of person. Just come to me. Only herbs. No side effect. I read your problems before you say anything.

Tuition

DRIVING ACADEMY

CLC BESSICK HIRING Crockery, cutlery, glassware, trestles and chair covers. ( 021 371 9464 or 084 974 6176 or 072 381 4784

Amy’s Wendy 16 11 10

05

DR KIZZA

CHAMPS

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Champs 5x1 05-04-11-1AMR1RF.cdr

FAMILY NOTICES

A LADY DOCTOR WITH HER MUTTI SHOP

021 405 1136 • 0860 11 69 18

AA BARGAIN PAVING SLABS 400 x 400 = R10,50 450 x 450 = R12,50 500 x 500 = R13,50 ( 076 382 6711

AFRI BLOCKS

190 &140's ­ Sand & Stone Call 021 393 0661/ or 073 186 2991 (a.h.)

ABACUS BLOCKS

90s, 140s, 190s, Sand, Stone. Tel: 021 704 4109 021 715 2739 Cell: 084 368 8125

BUILDING MATERIAL & Home Improvement

On account, no deposit 12 to 60 months to pay, Tiling, vibracrete, paving and all sorts of building material. Blacklisted welcome. Contact André 071 588 2172 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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Miscellaneous Services

HARRY'S BOARDS

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


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SPEED QUEEN SPECIALIST 15 years experience. All repairs done on site. Call Alister on 021 715 1173 or 071 680 2617

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Money/Loans A BEST CASH LOAN ­ R150k. Call/sms ID, name & netpay. Can get u out of admin. Home loans up to R1m. (073 247 6116 / 371 7572 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

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Building and Construction

ALL BRIDGE CREDIT

Bridging cash for

ALL Building plans drawn and submitted. Call Dominick on 021 396 2115 or 078 085 2067 ALTERATIONS garages, carports, brickpaving, tiling. (082 409 0592/392 5501 Aluminium Windows & Doors supplied & fitted. ( Chris 082 570 5686 021 638 5292

PENSION/PACKAGE Lumpsum/Payout same day

APPROVAL SAME DAY

" 021 949 3402/3 Call back 073 609 9307 073 439 3111

ARE U WAITING

Pension/ Provident/Package on a

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Home Improvement Interior

GARAGE DOORS & automation. 076 523 0306

Lumpsum Payout? Cash sameday. Sms/Call: Nawaal ( 076 064 0458

ARE YOU IN DEBT?

Clear your debt by calling SCM Debt Clearance 021­788 4485 24/hrs: 078 221 0193

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Home Improvement Exterior

BRIDGING CASH

ARTHUR'S SLIDING GATES, b bars, vibracrete & steel fencing & automation. 021­ 691 1936 or 083 229 7612

Payout (lumpsum only)

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

while waiting for:

PENSION / PACKAGE

PROPERTY DEALS

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 DEAR FRIEND, NEED A LOAN? Plz pick up the PH HOFFMEESTER ­ we give up to R50 000. Blacklisted Welcome. 072 309 1877

A BRIDGING loan? Waiting for Pension/package payouts? SMS or send

“please call me”

082 301 7856

IRIS BRIDGE

0860 105 546

LOANS

Personal ,home,vehicle, etc. No hassles. Sms name, id no,gross + net pay to 073 188 6942/07 9 043 0203

LOANS Quick & easy. Same day approval. B/listed & judgment welcome.(074 162 7630 Loans up to R15 000 Same day approval Blacklisted welcome Contact Asma Tel: 021 762 8863 Fax: 021 762 8657

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Electrical Repairs

BLINDS AND CURTAINS. All types. Free quotes. Less 10%. ( 021 371 8627/08 2 516 0030

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

CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING Mattressess, cars & taxis. ( Mark­ 021 371 5277/ 082 335 0429/082 489 2592

FRIDGE AND FREEZER REGASSING & REPAIRS Reasonable prices! ( 076 164 0700

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Curtains/Carpets/ Upholstery ACTIVE BLINDS For all your window blinds. ( Bernie 021 393 0672

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

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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

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TV/DVD/Video Services

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

STAR TV REPAIRS WE COLLECT AND DELIVER (082 579 6947

TV REPAIRS " LOW COSTS" 18 Linaria Cres,Silvertown. (Steven on 021 633 1802 / 083 486 5394

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 1142

Carpentry ALL CARPENTRY WORK All carpentry, Hanging of all doors, fixing roofs & cupboards.(Nico 021 392 6818/076 342 1470 SPECIALISING HANGING DOORS Phone Mr M Harris 021 392 2894, 073 2933 952

A FREE PLUMBING quote for bathroom renovations, geysers, leaks and blocked drains. Call Joseph 073 322 4661 FOR ALL YOUR PLUMBING Maintanance and new installations. All workmanship guaranteed. (Frank 082 3544 076 Plumbing, Electrical .24hrs . R125 p/hr ( 021 703 0906

CLEAN & MAINTAIN pools. Ph 083 494 3939 or 702 1208

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Cleaning Services

NATASHA 021 949 0458 Faks: 086 601 4207

oral afgekeur? • U motor, huis, kredietkaart en lenings is in ’n BAIE GROOT gemors?

ONS HELP U PER FAKS, E-POS OF PERSOONLIK

Besoek PBC in die ABSA-gebou op die

www.pbcsa.co.za - info@pbcsa.co.za 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

U BENODIG: ID, REKENINGBEWYSE, SALARIS- EN BANKSTAAT

Verskeie Opsies:

• Konsolidasies • Skuldhersienning • VBH Plan • Clear Blacklisted • Clear Admins • Testamente

Nuut !! CLEAR BLACKLISTED & CLEAR ADMIN ORDERS nou beskikbaar !!

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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 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: mainy@mweb.co.za

WEEKEND TRIP TO GOUDINI SPA 15 ­ 17 July 2011. R700 incl. transport & accommodation. S/catering. (Betty on 073 188 6942 / 021 633 7207

Plumbers

Swimming Pool Services

rekeninge is agter en reeds gelys? “Skakel my vir hulp” •• UU Leningsaansoeke is reeds

HOLIDAY AND TRAVEL

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Geen huis nodig. Een paaiement vir al jou skuld.

Tuesday 3 May 2011

, 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

MOTORS

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

ROCKLANDS 3 beds, bic's. R280 000 neg. (082 315 7650

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 WENDY ENGEL PROPERTIES STRANDFON­ TEIN R385 000. 3 Bedrooms, 2 with built­in cupboards, laminated floors in lounge and bedrooms. Kitchen with stove and oven. Contact Wendy Engel 073 696 3947

BUSINESS

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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 urgently. Athlone & surrounding areas. Call Sumaya 072 700 1581

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Repairs – Vehicles

GEARBOX REPAIRS FROM R850 Engine and Diff reconditioning Contact Bruce 072 862 9882 or 084 815 3135

PROPERTY

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Houses to Let PARKWOOD 2 B/ house. R3 600p/m.(084 490 6428

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Houses for Sale OLD STRANDFONTEIN (PRIVATE SALE) 3Beds, kitchen with bic's. Lounge, bath & sep. toilet. Garage in a quiet close. A MUST TO VIEW!! R595 000. (Stephanie ­076 011 4564

TALENT

AVON REPS NEEDED Call Michelle 021 396 2115 or 082 637 6559 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 CASH NOW Sell tupperware full or part time. ( Narriman 084 414 7444 or 021­637 5932 or Zainoe 084 530 0300 WE DON'T REPLY TO PSE CALL ME 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

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General Vacancies AVON &JUSTINE reps needed. (Mildred 021 696 5866 /079 053 8019

AVROY SHLAIN

Agents needed. ( Nikki 082 489 2592 /021 371 5277

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

Free Computer Training

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 REGISTER today to avoid

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Sales/Marketing

,ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY! , German company recruiting Sales reps + experienced telesales ladies. Succesful candidates has opportunity to become managers. Ope­ ning New Branch in South Africa. First 30 calls. Excellent Package per written contract + incentives. For interview call 021 801 2275 / 072 115 6266 429

Staff Vacancies

EXPERIENCED SALES PERSON Required at SOUNDMATCH Car audio sales experience preffered. Applicants must be hard working, and motivated. Call Parveen on 021 638 6302 or fax cv to 021 638 1142

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 Aileen on 021 465 7852 Terms & Conditions Apply

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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Tuesday 3 May 2011

MARK ANTHONY PROPERTIES View pictures of houses www.markanthonyproperties.co.za

Mark Anthony1-03.05.11.ai

Westridge

CALL ANTHONY ARENDSE 021 704 0289 082 673 1503 Belhar

Only R469 000

Lovely 3 beds,beautiful fully fitted kitchen, lounge, bathroom, carport, enclosed, bars & security gates. (Nice Area)

R839 000

Rocklands

Large 3 beds, bics, lounge + dining room, fitted kitchen, laundry, carport, Garage + Large Yard.

MARK ANTHONY 021-704 2160/ 083 482 4250 MARK ANTHONY2 030511 1APLN5Q

Only R299 000

Rocklands Only R299 000

(Behind Shopping Centre)

(Close To Fire-Station)

Bellville/Oakdale

People’s Post Grassy Park Page 13

Free-Standing, Large 3 beds, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, New tiles thru-out, newly painted inside, drive-way, large yard. (If your combined wages is R9 500.00 per month you can buy this house)

3 BEDS, FITTED KITCHEN, BATHROOM, LOUNGE,YARD. EXTENDED. (If you earn R8000.00 per month you can buy this house

Rondevlei Only R379 000 (Behind Westgate Mall)

Neat, Free-Standing 2 beds, Renovated 3 beds,lounge,fully carpets, lounge, kitchen, large fitted kitchen, bathroom + Garage.(If your combined wages grounds, good condition. (If your as R9 500.00 per month you can combined wages is R7 500.00 you can buy this house) buy this house)

Rondevlei

Only R269 000 Newfields Village Only R249 000

2 large beds, lounge, bathroom, fitted kitchen, drive-way, cemented yard. (If your combined wages is R8500.00 per month you can buy this house)

Eersteriver Only R235 000 (Free-Standing)

R575 000 Neg

Cute 3 beds, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, drive-way, large grounds.

3 beds, lounge, kitchen, bathroom, garage (2 cars), large grounds.

Alpine Park Only R299 000

SELLERS IN ALL AREAS

(Large Free-Standing)

3 newly built-on bedrooms, main with en-suite Double garage with one built in braai, also one garage with automated door.

Strandfontein Only R419 000

Large 2 beds, large tiled lounge, fitted kitchen, fully tiled bathroom, separate toilet, bars,security gates, paved front, enclosed carport (2 cars). (If your combined wages is R9 500.00 per month you could buy this house)

WANT AN AGENT TO SELL YOUR HOUSE FAST, EFFICIENTLY AND AT THE BEST POSSIBLE PRICE? CALL MARK ANTHONY TODAY. 021 704 2160/083 482 4250 OR ANTHONY ARENDSE 021 704 0289/082 673 1503. COMMISSSION NEGOTIABLE!

View more pics @ www.markanthonyproperties.co.za 7 Caversham Building, Main Road, Bergvliet 7945 Tel. 021 712 0225 Fax 021 713 0159

Visit our website on:

EST. 1996

www.harcourts.co.za

BRANCHES: WETTON 021 761 0707 M/PLAIN 021 391 2200 PROSPUR-03 05 11

E-mail: admin.bergvliet@harcourts.co.za

CAPRICORN BEACH Duiker Gate : R649,000 2/3 bed cluster home, o/plan living & s/garage, incumbent tenant @ R3950 p/m. Ideal for Investor! Sanderling Quays : R780,000 Ultra secure complex. 2 downstairs beds (bics), loft bedroom upstairs, o/plan living to fitted kitchen. No Transfer Duty! Sanderling Quays : R275,000 2 x Plots (335 sqm and 304 sqm) fully serviced in secure complex with pool PELICAN PARK: - R470,000 2 bed flat near mosque, open plan living,neat & modern. VANGATE MALL: - R525,000 Neat 2 bed flat, scenic mountain views, 24 hr security, covered p/bay. STEENBERG: R198,000 1 x Plot (322 sqm) zoned business & residential. SIMON FERNANDEZ: 083 676 2907

WYNBERG R480,000 & R499,000: 2 x Bachelor flats, close to Constantia village, o/plan living, s/garage, great views. R625,000: Delightful duplex – 3 beds, mod kitchen, private garden. R645,000: 2 bed flat, neat kitchen, secure parking, 2 min to Maynard Mall. R720,000: 2 bed flat in Wellington Ave, Mountain views, Secure parking in well run complex. SHAMINI REDDY: 083 356 8839 WYNBERG R395,000: Perfect bachelor pad / Studio apartment, excellent security, gym in complex – close to shops. R650,000: 86 sq.m. 2 bed flat in secure, well maintained complex, Spacious lounge, balcony + mountain view. R710,000: Newly renovated, 3 beds (bics), Mod kitchen, stunning bathroom, Close to school & shops. SAMANTHA KOEN: 084 583 8813

LAKESIDE: R635,000 Neg. 2 bed flat close to the False Bay coast, open plan lounge to kitchen, large balcony with built in braai. ALLAN MARAIS: 076 862 1560

BELTHORNE: R1.2mil F/s, 3Beds, Lnge, Bath, S/toilet, Mes, FFK, Laundry, D/Garage. S.ABRAHAMS 072 923 1490

CONISTON PARK: R570.000excl F/s, 3Beds, Lounge, D/room, F/Bath, Kitchen, E/Garden, Encl, 349m². LYNETTE 073 580 5059

HEIDEVELD: R495.000excl D/s, 5Beds, 2xF/Bath, Mes, Laundry, G/Flat, Braai, D/Garage, S/Gates. SHEREENA 072 435 4085

BELHAR: R590.000excl F/s, 5Beds, Lnge, Drm, FK, F/Bath + S/tlet, Carport, P(10xCars), Encl, 511m² EGHSAAN 073 845 9392

SYBRAND PARK: R1. 1mil F/s, 3Beds, Lnge, Drm, FK, Vibacrete G/Flat, Garage, Carport, Encl, 714m² S.ABRAHAMS 072 923 1490.

FAIRWAYS: R750.000excl Town Hse, 2Beds, Lnge, Brm, FFK, T/Garage, S/toilet, Shower, Storerm. KEITH 084 888 2526

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AIR CONTROL: Ajax Cape Town FC mid­ fielder Gran­ wald Scott counters Goodman Dlamini of AmaZulu FC, during Ajax’s 2­1 win in an Absa Premier Soccer League match at Ath­ lone Stadium on Friday evening. The result placed title­chasing Ajax in pole position in the race for the league cham­ pionship title. Photos: Rashied Isaacs

CHALLENGING ENCOUNTER: Ajax Cape Town FC goal ace Thulani Serero harasses Tsweu Mokoro in the AmaZulu FC midfield during Ajax’s 2­1 win in an Absa Premier Soccer League match at Athlone Stadium on Friday evening. Goal ace Serero and central defender Clayton Daniels were back in action for the Urban Warriors after attending trials with Ajax Amsterdam in Holland last week.

TOUGH STUFF: George Maluleka of Ajax Cape Town FC is impeded by an AmaZulu FC opponent during Ajax’s 2­1 win in an Absa Premier Soccer League match at Athlone Stadi­ um on Friday evening.

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Task team to probe Dallas tours BRIAN GAFFNEY

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LL Dallas Cup tours for youth footballers to America over the past decade – including the controversy-dogged tours coordinated by Basil Palanyandi since 2009 – will be investigated by an independent task team cochaired by two advocates. This was confirmed by the Safa Cape Town president, Norman Arendse, yesterday (Monday) in the wake of the 2011 tour which went horribly wrong for the 25-person travelling party – which included 17 under-15 footballers. The task team, which will be cochaired by advocates Charles Simon and André Coetzee, have been briefed to investigate the matter with urgency once they have received the relevant submissions from parents and other stakeholders in the tour. Arendse said the Safa CT has also recommended that “pending the outcome of the task team’s findings, Palanyandi must be suspended from all Safa CT activities, including his executive committee position [head of fixtures]”. He said that Palanyandi will be afforded the opportunity to explain his “side of the story” regarding the Dallas tours when he meets with

the task team. Palanyandi has coordinated the tours on his own since 2006, after they were run by the old Safa Western Province since 2000, with him on board at the time. Since 2006, he continued to present the tours to locals and to the Dallas Cup organisers as the “Archbishop Desmond Tutu Ikapa United” tour, implying continued endorsement from Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s office. Local youth footballers’ dreams of competing in the 2011 international showpiece were shattered when they were told they had been disqualified for not meeting the registration deadline, and for failing to have all members present for the opening day on Sunday 17 April. The tournament organisers instead arranged friendly matches for the touring team in Dallas. The tour that never got off the ground was bedevilled by a delay in the issue of visas by the American Consulate in Cape Town. According to irate parents that had called People’s Post, Palanyandi had blamed the consulate for the delay. The parents, however, pointed fingers at Palanyandi for “not fulfilling his duties correctly and timeously”. The tour debacle took another controversial turn on Monday 19

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FIERY WELCOME: Carla Goodman, the spokesperson for parents of the under­15 tour team that was disquali­ fied from the Dallas Cup, confronts tour coordinator Basil Palanyandi at Cape Town International Airport on Thurs­ day. Photo: Rashied Isaacs

April when Dan Vaughan – the aide for Archbishop Desmond Tutu – informed this newspaper that the Archbishop’s office was no longer responsible for the Dallas tour. “About two years ago, the Archbishop’s office, following inquiries to the office, became concerned that the Archbishop’s support of the Dallas tour was being misrepresented and that it was not receiving financial reports regarding the fundraising”. Vaughan said that no further support by the Archbishop could be assured until Palanyandi had provided audited financial statements. “Archbishop Tutu’s support for the tours was accordingly with-

drawn and he has not endorsed the project since then [2009],” said Vaughan. There was a heated confrontation between some parents at Cape Town International Airport when Palanyandi and the tour group returned from Dallas on Thursday. Carla Goodman from Camps Bay, whose son was included in the under-15 touring squad, called on Palanyandi to call a meeting to address the parents’ concerns surrounding the ill-fated tour. Palanyandi said he would provide parents with his 2011 tour report at the offices of the LFA Cape District at the William Herbert Sports Complex on Wynberg this

past Friday at 18:00. However, when this newspaper contacted Palanyandi yesterday (Monday), he said he was unfortunately able to get the necessary information from the LFA Cape District office, which he said was locked. He, however, met the parents of the junior players at a clubhouse on the complex – where it was decided to reconvene the report-back meeting for Friday 6 May in Wynberg. Palanyandi said he was unaware that a task team had been appointed to investigate all Dallas Cup tours. He was not prepared to comment on any tour issues until after the meeting on Friday.

TELLING TACKLE: DHL Stormers wing Bryan Habana is up­ ended by Sharks fly­ half Patrick Lambie dur­ ing the Stormers’ 32­12 win in a Super Rug­ by match at Newlands on Saturday. Photos: Peter Heeger/Gallo Im­ ages

WP under­21 captain Candice Manuel beats KwaZulu­Natal captain Kara Stella Photo: peterheeger.com

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SUPER CHARGED: Juan de Jongh keeps the DHL Storm­ ers in con­ trol in a Su­ per Rugby match at Newlands on Satur­ day. The Stormers won 32­12.


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Grant, could not deter the Stormers from playing all-round good rugby – and young LiCLASH of the titans can be expectonel Cronjé stepped up to the plate and did ed when the DHL Stormers take on a fine job replacing the Stormers pivot. the Crusaders in the Vodacom SuInside centre, Jean de Villiers, was impresper Rugby competition at DHL Newlands sive and scored one of his side’s four tries. on Saturday. His performance also earned him the man of the match award. Arguably South Africa and New Zealand’s The Stormers dominated at the breakmost consistent, strongest and best teams in downs, maintained a solid defence and the competition, Allister Coetzee and Todd thrilled the 46 000-strong crowd with attackBlackadder’s charges will do battle in one of ing and wide-spread plays. The excellent play by his side impressed head coach, Coetzee. However he maintains that they can still improve their current form. “It was a good win, and I am satisfied with the outcome – we scored three tries in the first 25 minutes of the match,” he said. “I felt that we stood up physically and again did well on defence. We have been criticised for not scoring many tries, but if we are preventing the other side from scoring tries, I am happy. “However, we still have a lot to work on – we created several opportunities which we did not capitalise on. In a play-off match you need to take such opportunities.” Following the victory over the men from Durban, the Cape side extended their lead on the top of the South African conference log, and have moved to second place on the combined log. The Blues from New Zealand are on top with a one-point lead. The men from Canterbury in New Zealand will be looking for revenge, after their last visit to Newlands ended in a recordbreaking 42-14 win in favour of the Stormers. The current crop of Crusaders players has impressed throughout the season, despite injuries to vital players such as captain, Kieran Read, Daniel Carter and stalwart, Richie McCaw. Read and Carter, without a doubt the number one flyhalf in the world, are said to be making QUICK STEPPER: DHL Stormers centre, Jean de Villiers, manages to get past the clutches of Meyer Bosman their return on Saturday, while of the Sharks during the Stormers’ 32­12 victory at DHL Newlands on Saturday. De Villiers, who scored McCaw played his first match for one of his side’s four tries, was named man of the match. Photo: peterheeger.com the side in their 42-30 victory over TASMIN CUPIDO

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