Monthly Archives: May 2010

World Cup 2010: More on transport to the soccer matches

The South African National Department of Transport (DoT) has announced its readiness for the Soccer World Cup. DoT has introduced an inter-provincial and regional transport system to facilitate the transport of general spectators to and from matches. The fleet will comprise 110 newly acquired 79-seater MAN Lion Explorer semi-luxury, inter-city coaches. Furthermore, DoT has implemented […]

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Interesting talks being held by Botanical Society at Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

BOTANICAL SOCIETY   EVENTS, WALKS & TALKS   May to June 2010 (Bankenveld branch)Book with Karen E-mail: or fax to e-mail 086 694 9636Cost: Members R40, non-members R80, Children under 12, half price Walter Sisulu Geological Garden Walk & Talk  Saturday 22 May  BOOKING ESSENTIAL This walk will be led by Prof Grant Cawthorn of Wits. […]

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Johannesburg transport plans for World Cup 2010 Soccer

Nthambeleni Gabara’s article  5 May 2010   (entire article copied below): Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg unveiled a comprehensive transport plan aimed at encouraging local and international soccer fans to use public transport during the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament.    The City’s executive mayor, Amos Masondo, said they were on track and ready to […]

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What’s currently showing at the Art Galleries in Joburg?

There are many good quality art exhibitions currently showing, or about to open, in Joburg at the moment.  Showing at the Johannesburg Art Gallery until 1st  August and not to be missed is William Kentridge’s  I Am Not Me, The Horse Is Not Mine a film installation, made during his preparations for his production of […]

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New 2010 Fan Guide: link to download

All you need to know in new 2010 Fan Guide  Tuesday, 04 May 2010 From SA GoodNews With less than 40 days to go until kickoff, the 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has released a comprehensive, easy-to-read 92-page guide to the tournament, packed with practical information on stadiums, host cities, fan parks and much more.     […]

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