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.

Still no mayor for Tshwane after EFF and ANC walk out of council meeting

Still no mayor for Tshwane after EFF and ANC walk out of council meeting: The meeting to elect the new City of Tshwane mayor has collapsed after the ANC and EFF staged a walkout.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Free Press Release Submissions. … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: La Sylphide, State Theatre

This #State Theatre tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Sociology At Work Arts Centre Melbourne More Pretoria Images This State Theatre 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...]

Man who allegedly raped, and murdered woman and hid body in building was on parole

Man who allegedly raped, and murdered woman and hid body in building was on parole: A man accused of raping and murdering a woman before hiding her body in the maintenance shaft of a government building in Pretoria, was on parole when he allegedly committed the crimes.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Nyakane to skipper Bulls as Gelant brings up 50: World Cup champion, Warrick Gelant, will run out for his 50th Super Rugby when the Bulls host the Jaguares on Saturday.. Articles … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Wet Evening 04

This #Union Buildings tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by byronv2 These recent modern structures are dotted around the edge of the financial district, just across the road from where the Union Canal now terminates (itself an area that was regenerated just before this spot). There's something about night shots during the rain, maybe it is the light reflecting off the wet roads and pavements, but I paused on my … [Read more...]

Businessman who allegedly captured Tshwane fleet department had a man on the inside

Businessman who allegedly captured Tshwane fleet department had a man on the inside: A tenderpreneur who paid apparent kickbacks to EFF leaders won a rigged Tshwane fuel tender, AmaBhungane previously reported. It now appears that he also had help on the inside.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Free Press Release Submissions. … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Nessebar – St John Aliturgetos Church [14th century]

This #Church Square tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by fusion-of-horizons youtu.be/ojlbD4p09pA ?????????? - 2nd tone (Byzantine Chant) Chanted by Bulgarian Byzantine Choir . . . photo: Church of St John Aliturgetos, Nesebar, Bulgaria ????? ???? ??????????? (???????), ???????? built in the 14th … [Read more...]

Three men suspected of string of student robberies arrested in Pretoria

Three men suspected of string of student robberies arrested in Pretoria: Police arrest three men who they suspect robbed Tshwane University of Technology students this month.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria PICS | Mamelodi flood victims protest at Gauteng SOPA, saying Premier Makhura broke his promise to relocate them: Around 100 Mamelodi residents have demanded that Gauteng Premier David Makhura consider them during his State of the Province Address, as they wait to be relocated … [Read more...]

Bulls sweat over skipper Odendaal

Bulls sweat over skipper Odendaal: The Bulls have reported one new injury after their 23-21 defeat to the Blues in Pretoria over the weekend.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Robber allegedly shot dead by security guard at Pretoria school: An intruder has been shot dead at the Lesedi Secondary School east of Pretoria by a security officer.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Centurion parents lay charges after teacher allegedly 'strangles' Grade 6 pupil over 'theft' of … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: State Theatre Lobby and Concessions

This #State Theatre tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Michigan Municipal League (MML) Municipal leaders from throughout Michigan attended the annual Michigan Local Government Management Association (MLGMA) summer workshop in Traverse City recently. The four-day workshop included education sessions on the economics of placemaking by (www.mml.org/home.html) Michigan Municipal League CEO Dan Gilmartin, a discussion … [Read more...]

Randall Williams an excellent candidate for Tshwane mayor – DA

Randall Williams an excellent candidate for Tshwane mayor - DA: The DA has dismissed ANC objections to its mayoral candidate for the City of Tshwane, ahead of the council elections this week.. Articles relating to Places | pretoria Free Press Release Submissions. … [Read more...]