Embracing her spirit of defiance

  • Embracing her spirit of defiance: A picture from the Pretoria News archives of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the funeral for the victims of the Mamelodi Massacre. THE mass funeral of the victims of the Mamelodi massacre in 1985 remains one of the events through which the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela made a mark on many …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Mango fruit fly infestation hits Pretoria: Residents of the quiet suburb of Gezina in East Moot, Pretoria, this week discovered a nasty infestation of mango fruit flies, also known as mango flies, Pretoria North Rekord reports. Charmaine Jacobsz asked for help on the 'Moot se Mense' Facebook page, after discovering 26 mango flies on her …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Africa Associations Congress to launch in Pretoria: The Association of Association Executives (AAE) has launched a new event for Africa in its associations congress series. The Africa Associations Congress will take place 29-31 October 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre (CSIR ICC) in Pretoria, South Africa. The congress is designed for …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Jazz talent promises 'killer' State Theatre debut: When the Pretoria News interviewed her yesterday, she was preparing for her show in a State Theatre studio. She said her song had been received positively when it was released, which led her to make it a single. “I've been performing this song since 2013 and the reception has been amazing. The fact …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • City business owners cry foul as trucks impede trade: HARVESTING season is a nightmare for businesses near the intersection of Carl and Maltzan streets in Pretoria West. The source of their headaches is the more than 30 heavy duty trucks delivering grain to businesses in the area, which block their entrances for days. The business owners are frustrated …. Google Alert – Pretoria

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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.