Akon, Youssou N’dour and Yvonne Chaka Chaka collaborate

Pretoria on MyPR: Akon, Youssou N’dour and Yvonne Chaka Chaka collaborate: African Leaders 4 Change Stage Photo: africa Johannesburg—September 21—It was a star studded night at Sandton’s L’Opulence last night as the Africa Leaders 4 Change Awards (ALCA) hosted a listening session to their theme song. The song features a mix of rich African talent such as Akon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Jah Prayzah, Peter Square, Fally Ipupa, Danno Peterson, Themba Mhinga and many more. The event, hosted by South … [Read more...]

Gauteng Gears up to Get Flat and Fast

Pretoria on MyPR: Gauteng Gears up to Get Flat and Fast: Gauteng is gearing up for a high-speed challenge this weekend! The penultimate round of the Nissan TrailSeeker Series kicks off on Saturday, 23 September in Hazeldean. Almost 3000 adventure-seekers are expected to arrive for the spring festivity, which will be hosted by Pretoria’s popular Cowhouse Market. “This is the biggest annual mountain bike event that Pretoria,” said race organiser Francois Theron. Riders will be given the … [Read more...]

Calling the Courageous

Pretoria on MyPR: Calling the Courageous: Elite winner of Warrior 6, Trish Bahlmann, fighting her way through the infamous obstacle ‘Tangled.’ Photo: zcmc.co.za A call to “Be More” drew over 4000 adventure-seekers to Tierpoort Adventure Farm this weekend.  The sixth edition of South Africa’s largest obstacle racing series, the Toyota Warrior Race powered by Reebok took place on 16 & 17 September, and undoubtedly exceeded expectations. This round was hosted at a brand new venue … [Read more...]

Billabong Junior Series Final Event Presented By All Aboard Travel

Pretoria on MyPR: Billabong Junior Series Final Event Presented By All Aboard Travel: Angelo Faulkner is one of the top seeds in the Pro Junior Men’s division Photo: photo © Ian Thurtell Billabong Junior Series Final Event presented by All Aboard Travel Seal Point, Cape St Francis – The final event of the Billabong Junior Series 2017 presented by All Aboard Travel will take place at Seal Point, Cape St Francis on the weekend Friday 29 Sept – Sunday 1 October. This year is the 20th year of … [Read more...]

Family a key element of Tshwane Classic

Pretoria on MyPR: Family a key element of Tshwane Classic: Children of all ages will be catered for when the Tshwane Classic holds a number of races in the Voortrekker Monument grounds on November 5. Photo: Supplied Organisers of the Tshwane Classic are intent on making the mass participation road cycling race a family festival when it takes place in Pretoria on November 5. While the elite riders and adults tackle the road races over distances of 98km and 60km, the younger generation will be … [Read more...]

Van Tonder Wins 12th Warrior Race Title Ahead of Spartan and OCR World Champs

Pretoria on MyPR: Van Tonder Wins 12th Warrior Race Title Ahead of Spartan and OCR World Champs: Jeep Team’s Thomas Van Tonder wins the Race 6 of the Toyota Warrior Series. Photo: Zoon Cronje PRETORIA, GAUTENG – In the build up to Spartan World Team Champs and OCR World Champs, this past weekend saw Jeep Team SA OCR Athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, competed in Race 6 of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at Tierpoort Adventure Farm just outside Pretoria. … [Read more...]

Young leaders debate poor pass rates

Pretoria on MyPR: Young leaders debate poor pass rates: (Centurion) – Pupils from three high schools in the underprivileged community of Olievenhoutbosch will apply their minds to the problem of poor pass rates when the second annual OAA Schools Debate Competition takes place on Saturday, September 23. Forming part of the Olievenhout Academic Awards programme, the debate will see pupils from Olievenhoutbosch, Seshegong and Steve Tshwete secondary schools take to the stage at Forest Hill City … [Read more...]

Hank McGregor – The World’s Most Decorated Marathon Paddler of all Time

Pretoria on MyPR: Hank McGregor – The World’s Most Decorated Marathon Paddler of all Time: Jeep Team’s Hank McGregor win the Canoe Marathon world Championships. Photo: Image Supplied CAMPS DRIFT, PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN – Paddling in front of his home crowd, wife Pippa and young son, Thor, 39-year-old Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel/Gara Racing Paddles) won the K1 and K2 World double gold medals for the third time, making him a ten-time World Canoe Marathon Champion, cementing his … [Read more...]

Top Line-up for Inaugural Cape Recife Music Festival

Pretoria on MyPR: Top Line-up for Inaugural Cape Recife Music Festival: The Cape Recife Music Festival takes place on the 23rd of September 2017. Photo: Supplied Nelson Mandela Bay residents are in for a treat with an all-star line-up at the inaugural Cape Recife Music Festival, taking place in Nelson Mandela Bay on the 23rd of September. The festival, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, forms part of the annual gathering of South Africa’s single-fin longboard surfers … [Read more...]

Arbour Month puts the spotlight on SANRAL’s role in conservation

Pretoria on MyPR: Arbour Month puts the spotlight on SANRAL’s role in conservation: Pretoria, 7 September 2017. Pro-active steps taken by SANRAL’s environmental experts are preserving rare plant species and sensitive habitats during road-building programmes throughout South Africa. Mpati Makoa, the Environmental Manager of the South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL), says the coming Arbour Month activities will focus on the need to protect indigenous trees and forests and presents … [Read more...]