Saturday, August 20, 2022

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Soup kitchen skelms steal pots & ingredients

A Mitchells Plain soup kitchen has been forced to turn people away after skelms stole their pots and ingredients.Widaahd Williams, chairperson of the Al Furqaan Foundation, said their soup kitchen, situated in West Ham Street in Lost City, was burgled last Saturday.“My team and I attended a Women’s Day event at a hall right here behind us and they must have opened my garage door, which is unlocked, come in and take two 100 litre pots, a bag of 20kg rice and 10kg of split peas that I had prepared...
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Cape of Stance event takes it back to grassroots

The marvellous thing about this recent event at a Cape Flats school is that it reminds Bobby Nitro of the place that the local car culture started – at the grassroots level.Called Cape of Stance and organised by Kullit Kulture, the show ‘n shine took place on the Belvue Primary field in Belhar, bringing together almost 500 cars to raise funds for charity.TURNOUT: 500 cars at the Belhar schoolBobby spoke to organiser Achmat Brevis. He says: “The aim was to raise funds for a feeding scheme we’re going to roll...
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Don’t ask taxi drivers to jaag

Now Bobby Nitro is aware that this might be a contentious topic but because of the danger it poses to lives, it needs to be brought into the public awareness.Minibus taxis, on the whole, seem to disregard the speed limit, and to add to that, passengers will urge these drivers to go faster when they are late.Now, this excessive speed is likely the result of the fact that the more the route is driven in a day, the more cash the driver will receive, and that his profit only really...
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Family loses alles in blaze

A family of seven have lost everything they own in a fire at their home.The incident took place on Tuesday at Suffolk Street in Riverside Gardens in Kuils River.It’s believed that the fire was started by an electrical short.According to residents, this is the seventh house to burn down in the area due to electrical problems.Dad Granville Jacoman, 46, says: “We lost everything in the fire that started at our electrical box, but we didn’t see when it happened. I don’t have a job and we couldn’t save any of...
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Get teen to Malaysia football festival

A football mal meisie from Mitchells Plain is hoping to travel to Malaysia at the end of the year to fulfil her dream of one day playing for Banyana Banyana.Jordin-Leigh Liedeman, 14, says she has been playing for the last five years while she hopes one day to emulate her hero Megan Rapinoe, USA women’s football icon.“I used to play netball but I started playing with my neighbour when they made an indoor side and from there I just fell in love with the sport.“I now play for Hotspurs Ladies...
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PSL’s battle over City’s bank sponsorship deal is a hit job

How petty is the PSL? Their new crusade against Cape Town City is another one of a seemingly running battle against Cape football.The rush to punish City for their recent sponsorship deal with FNB ranks up their with the demise of Ajax Cape Town.Just to refresh the memory, Ajax were relegated off the back of the Tendai Ndoto saga.Having cleared the club to register the striker despite Ajax being his third club in a season, they turned around and stripped the club of points picked up in games in which...
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