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Powerhouse Kenyan wing William Ambaka Ndayara will join DHL Western Province ahead of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup competition.

William Ambaka Ndayara, who weighs a hefty 100 kilograms and stands 1,95 metres tall, first came to prominence after a string of outstanding performances for Kenya at international Sevens level – having made his debut for his country in 2011.

The powerful runner will now make the move to Cape Town and, thus, return closer to his homeland after spending the past European season at French club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.

“We first heard about Willy through Jerome Paarwater who has been working with the Kenyan 15-a-side team and very nearly helped them qualify for the 2015 Rugby World Cup,” Gert Smal, Western Province’s Director of Rugby, told

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Johannesburg, South Africa – Spring 2014 sees the return of the Ekurhuleni Spring Fiesta with its fourth consecutive instalment. With the event only a few weeks away, the line-up keeps getting hotter and hotter!

The South African super group “Mafikizolo” has officially been added to the line-up and will be lighting up the main stage with their debut performance at the Ekurhuleni Spring Fiesta. Another international act joining the festivities is the multitalented Lars Behrenoth who will be adding his magic to the “What About Soul Stage”. This German born, LA based DJ/Producer is no stranger to the South African market and promises of a phenomenal performance has been made.

In addition to these already sensational acts, are over 60 great performers across six diversified stages. If this doesn’t impress you, there are also some very impressive brands joining forces to create the best Spring Fiesta yet! Ekurhuleni in association with Soul Candi Live will once again be hosting the event at the Wild Waters Complex with the partners: Europrime, Emperors Palace, Dragon Energy Drink and Samsung. Adding massive value to the festival-goers this year is Uber shuttle service who will be giving away R200.00  vouchers to first time users.

Tickets are available from Computicket and are selling fast! The pricing works as follows:

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Transport for Cape Town (TCT) is undertaking a major project to review and improve traffic signal timing at the 110 intersections in the city’s central business district (CBD). In addition, exclusive pedestrian signal control will be introduced to enhance pedestrian safety. Read more below:

The purpose of this R6,5 million project, to be implemented over the next eight months, is to reduce delays and to enhance the mobility of all road users in the CBD – from motorists to commuters travelling in the MyCiTi buses and pedestrians alike.

‘Efficient cities make mobility easier and safer, be it for people or goods. This project will further our commitment to building an efficient and well-run city where residents spend less time on our roads and where pedestrian safety is paramount,’ said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member: Transport for Cape Town, Councillor Brett Herron.

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unnamedIn the words of the late, great Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world”. But, to many underprivileged young women this powerful weapon is compromised by their natural monthly cycle.

Many young women cannot afford to purchase the bare essentials, like feminine sanitary products. This in turn keeps them away from school and from their education for weeks each year, resulting in bad marks and even failures.

The team at Bavarian Motorcycles, a registered BMW Motorcycle dealership – based in Centurion, was deeply touched by the plight of these young women. Together with the Catholic Women’s League’s Lynwood, Pretoria-branch managed to raise enough product to keep 133 girls in school for a whole year at their 2013 fundraising/product drive-event.

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Centre Benele Makwezela will make her Test debut for the Springbok Women in the team’s opening Women’s Rugby World Cup clash against Australia at the French Rugby Federation in Marcoussis on Friday after being named in a quality team by coach Lawrence Sephaka on Thursday.

Makwezela participated in the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow last year and made her first appearance for the Springbok Women on the team’s Rugby World Cup warm-up tour to London and France in June and July where she featured in the matches against the Nomads.

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Tuesday, 5 August at 8:30PM

Sparks are flying between daughter and future mother-in-law on Mzansi Love next week Tuesday at 8:30PM.

The naïve and formerly wild receptionist at Kgosi Advertising, Patience (Moliehi Makobane) is about to go on maternity leave.

She’s in a secure, loving relationship with Mohlatsi (Wandile Molebatsi), a recent law graduate completing his articles. The young-parents-to-be are thrown a curveball when Mohlatsi’s contract is terminated, and the financial pressure mounts as the baby’s due date approaches.

Transport for Cape Town will be issuing free myconnect cards to the residents of Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha for another month, up until 31 August 2014. Read more below.

The City of Cape Town urges residents from the Cape Flats who are stranded or experiencing significant delays due to the cancelled Metrorail trains, to please collect a free myconnect card which will enable them to travel on the MyCiTi N2 Express service as cash is not accepted on the buses.

The first phase of the N2 Express service was launched on 5 July 2014 and provides a safe, regular and convenient alternative for traveling between the Cape Flats and the Cape Town CBD and beyond. The MyCiTi buses that are operating on this route make use of the dedicated BMT (bus, minibus, taxi) lane on the N2 freeway, thereby ensuring that passengers spend less time traveling between their houses and the workplace.

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