Johannesburg transport plans for World Cup 2010 Soccer

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Nthambeleni Gabara’s article  www.sa2010.gov.za  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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Getting Out: Hiking in Jozi

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3 Places to walk and hike in and around Joburg T-J de Klerk of the Wilds Walks writes about a long walk at Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve on Sunday, April 25 from 07:30: Hikers are cordially invited by Johannesburg City Parks and the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Association to participate in a 20 kilometre walk in the Klipriviersberg […]

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Wits Scientists reveal new species of hominids

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SEDIBA: NEW HOMINID SPECIES A team led by Professor Lee Berger, a renowned palaeoanthropologist from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (aka Wits University) has described and named a new species of hominid, Australopithecus sediba, almost two million years old, which was discovered in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, 40 kilometres out of […]

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The Codfather

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EATING OUT : THE CODFATHER Adi – adrian@fiftytwo.co.za  compiles a weekly newsletter that focuses on a  Joburg event for the week.  He’s had some great write-ups. This is newsletter 6 FiftyTwo:6 This week’s pick: Codfather Village Outdoor Event Genre: Social culinary experience What: On the 27 March an all day social do will take place […]

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Tobias at 84 – still sharp, witty and engaging

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 Philip Tobias : Giant in the field of paleo-anthropology Chris Thurman enagaged in conversation with Prof Philip Tobias world-renowned paleo-anthroplogist at the Boekehuis this Saturday.  In addition to his ground breaking work with hominids, Tobias has also been very influential as an anatomist, a geneticist, is an expert on medic-legal ethics and  … is a keen lover of cricket!  With a […]

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