About Alan

My ethos is espoused in the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society. If need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

You will always find me standing on the side of the underdog OR HERE.

Good luck to local solar car teams! Students prep for 2018 SA Solar Challenge

Good luck to local solar car teams! Students prep for 2018 SA Solar Challenge: International and local solar-car teams are gearing to battle it out on South African roads as they prepare for the 2018 Solar Challenge.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria PICS: Paul Kruger's grave vandalised in Pretoria: A federation of Afrikaans cultural organisations has condemned the targeting of Afrikaner heritage and described it as "worrying".. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Dalton … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Rock Formation

This #Mapungubwe tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by MBoy68 More Pretoria Images This Mapungubwe image was automatically curated and published with WP Robot plugin - CLICK HERE to learn more about WP Robot for Wordpress - a massive time and money saver. Read, Republish and Submit Press Releases to MyPR. … [Read more...]

Suspect killed in shootout with guards after robbers attack unmarked security vehicle

Suspect killed in shootout with guards after robbers attack unmarked security vehicle: A robbery suspect has been shot and killed after a group of five men allegedly attacked a vehicle occupied by two security guards in Fort Klapperkop in Pretoria.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Free Press Release Submissions. … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: State Theatre: Bay City, MI.

This #State Theatre tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo Built as the Bijou Theatre in 1908, this former vaudeville palace added movies to its programming and by 1921 it had been renamed the Orpheum Theatre. In 1930, C. Howard Crane was hired to gut and rebuild the interior of the theater which he did in an Art Deco/Mayan aesthetic. When it reopened under the W.S. Butterfield chain, the theater … [Read more...]

Decision to appeal Jiba ruling not racist – General Council of the Bar

Decision to appeal Jiba ruling not racist - General Council of the Bar: The General Council of the Bar of South Africa says it was not being racially selective by applying for leave to appeal against the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in favour of the NPA's Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria WATCH: SANParks kicks off 100-day celebration of Madiba’s legacy: South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated Mandela Day by holding a discussion on how … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Impala female, Aepyceros melampus in Mapungubwe

This #Mapungubwe tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Derek Keats Impala female, Aepyceros melampus in Mapungubwe More Pretoria Images This Mapungubwe image was automatically curated and published with WP Robot plugin - CLICK HERE to learn more about WP Robot for Wordpress - a massive time and money saver. Read, Republish and Submit Press Releases to MyPR. … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Union Station Square

This #Union Buildings tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by cliff1066™ Called "La Petite Roche" by early French explorers, Little Rock became the territorial capital in 1821. As the train enters the station, the dome of the State Capitol building can be seen on the hillside to the south. Little Rock Union Depot, built in 1921 after fire destroyed the earlier station, was once acclaimed in Ripley's … [Read more...]

City of Tshwane restores 90% of power to Pretoria East after substation fire

City of Tshwane restores 90% of power to Pretoria East after substation fire: The City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality says it has restored power to about 90% of affected areas in Pretoria East after the Wapadrand substation fire.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Free Press Release Submissions. … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Burchell’s Zebra, Mapungubwe National Park

This #Mapungubwe tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by wattallan594 Mapungubwe National Park is a national park in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. It is located on the Kolope River, south of the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers and about 15 km to the NE of the Venetia Diamond Mine. The park was established in 1995 and officially opened in 2004. The park is 280 km² in size. More Pretoria Images This … [Read more...]

Electricity restored in some parts of Pretoria East after substation fire

Electricity restored in some parts of Pretoria East after substation fire: Electricity has been restored to at least 60% of consumers in some parts of Pretoria East, following a fire at a substation, says the City of Tshwane.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Case against farmers for allegedly assaulting 9-year-old girl postponed: The case against two men who are accused of handcuffing a 9-year-old girl to a tree before beating her and firing shots at her has been postponed.. … [Read more...]