Monthly Archives: May 2010

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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Fifa World Cup Kick-Off concert on 10 June Orlando Stadium Soweto

Fifa concert ready to rock May 4, 2010 11:01 AM | By Staff Reporter for TIMES LIVE The final line-up for the Fifa World Cup Kick-Off concert has been announced, and includes local favourites Freshlyground, Hugh Masekela, the Soweto Gospel Choir, the BLK JKS and The Parlotones. Acclaimed African hip-jop artist K’NAAN, who recently recorded […]

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South Africa’s ability to produce the entirely unexpected never ceases to amaze …

Special Award to Regina at Shell Ultra City Colesberg I tend in my blog posts to focus on Jozi and its surrounds, but this time I am going a little further afield.  Packed with a thermos of coffee and the inimitable South African ‘padkos’ (food for the road), I drove down with my son to Port Elizabeth nearly […]

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