A crowd of shack dwellers in Mdantsane yesterday burnt tyres and closed down main roads, demanding houses from Buffalo City Municipality.
The protest started at about 3.30am and lasted for six hours, leaving a cloud of smoke over the township. The residents were from Ward 18, which covers Slovo Park, Daluxolo in NU6, Ngindi Park in NU8, Ekuphumleni, Vukani and Ramaphosa in NU7, Madolwana in NU2 and Nazo Park in NU1.
Residents’ spokesperson Siyabulela Simane said “We just found out after the Integrated Development Programmes that there were no funds allocated for our housing project.”
Municipal spokesperson Samkelo Ngwenya said “the municipality has not allocated funds for houses for Ward 18 this financial year,” however a consultant had been appointed to carry out assessment ...
Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs have renewed their interest in Bloemfontein Celtic rough diamond Mark Mayambela and while the club will not stand in his way, they are reluctant to let him go.
The 21-year-old Eastern Cape-born player though has struggled to break into the starting eleven this season with coach Owen da Gama preferring Nigerian Prince Olomu in the role behind the strikers.
Celtic CEO Ikie Augousti “We are not keen to sell him,But obviously if the right offer comes along we will have to be guided by the technical committee. In addition, we must also sit down with the players and discuss the matter.
Augousti, however, stressed that Mayambela has not indicated to them that he wants to leave even though failure ...
Oprah Winfrey said on Friday that she will end her popular show because it feels right in her bones. After 25 years on air the popular tv show will be off air on 9 of September 2011.
It is said she has urged her views not to believe the rumors of why she is quitting.
I love it enough to know when to know when its time to say goodbye. “Over the next couple of days you may hear a lot of speculation in the press about why I’m making this decision now and that will mostly be conjure” she said.
She has not publicly announced what she will do after the show.
Kwaito star Zola has hit back at his former boss at Ghetto Ruff Lance Stehr on a song, Zola is said he is talks about hunting and killing down the enemies like animals and suing them for millions of rands.
A source close to the situation tipped off Sunday World that Zola’s inflammatory lyrics are aimed at his former boss Lance Stehr, boss of Ghetto Ruff, which was Zola’s first music home.
On track 13, Hunter Hunted, on Zola’s album Impepho, Zola talks about a hunter who is hunted. Some of the lyrics go like this: I made a deal with the devil... that’s how I was burned. He said I was too skinny and needed to be fed...
The industry ...