Pretoria Image: Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)

This #Mapungubwe tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Johann du Preez The Great Spotted Cuckoo is a brood parasite like most other Cuckoos. They mainly parasitizes on Pied and Black Crows but in the parks where I've seen them they tend to go for starlings as hosts. In Mapungubwe it would mostly be the Meves's (Longtailed) Starlings that are targeted as they are the most common of the starlings here. Photographed on … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: The Great Trek

This #Voortrekker Monument tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by Nagarjun Afrikaaner nationalism at Voortrekker Monument. Pretoria, South Africa. June 2015. More Pretoria Images This Voortrekker Monument 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...]

Kwagga: Great to be back

Kwagga: Great to be back: It's “special” for Kwagga Smith to be a part of the Springbok Sevens team again. And that word - special - is one that can easily describe the season that this Blitzbok has had. From fifteens to Sevens - there have been quite a few special moments for the 24-year-old this year. And it continued this past .... Google Alert - Pretoria Downs keen to retain that No1 spot: THE Absa Premiership log this season, especially at the top, has been like a house of … [Read more...]

Great time of Praise at Times Square Church

A MyPTA.co.za selected video for you: CLICK HERE to submit your favourite Pretoria videos. Visit the MyPE YouTube Channel. This Church Square video 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...]

What makes your community great? Tell us who's the best of the best and you could be a winner!

What makes your community great? Tell us who's the best of the best and you could be a winner!: The Best of Pretoria Readers Choice Awards celebrate the most unique of community offerings and provides readers the opportunity to have their say.. Google Alert - Pretoria Pretoria East leads Gauteng with highest turnover property market – report: Pretoria East is fast becoming the go-to area for property investment for high-net-worth individuals. A report by Seeff Property Group revealed … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Jon Hammond with the great Clark Terry

This #Sammy Marks Museum tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by hammondcast Jon Hammond with the great Clark Terry - Clark told me, Hammond...don't believe what they tell you about 'The Golden Years' - The Golden Years Suck! Clark Terry (born December 14, 1920) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Terry is an American swing and bop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, educator, NEA Jazz Masters inductee, and … [Read more...]

Forgotten Kingdoms of Southern Africa- Great Zimbabwe, Mapungubwe & Thulamela

A MyPTA.co.za selected video for you: Global Black History presents the Forgotten kingdoms of southern Africa. The forgotten history of powerful African kingdoms is intriguing because it serves as evidence of a thriving African people before colonialism. Most of these ancient kingdoms in southern Africa have been linked to periods between 1100 and 1600 A.D which was well before European settlers settled at any point in Southern Africa. Our focus is Great Zimbabwe in … [Read more...]

Mapungubwe – Lost Kingdoms of Africa – Great Zimbabwe – BBC 4

A MyPTA.co.za selected video for you: More about this programme: In 1871, European explorers stumbled across an astonishing ruined city, deep in the African interior. Great Zimbabwe has been a source of fascination and controversy ever since, a symbol of African genius and a fascinating insight into the empires which once dominated southern Africa. More about this series: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00pv1m4 CLICK HERE to submit your favourite Pretoria … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Image taken from page 187 of ‘[La Maison John Bull et Cie.] John Bull & Co. The Great Colonial Branches of the Firm: Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa’

This #Blue Bulls tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by The British Library Image taken from: Title: "[La Maison John Bull et Cie.] John Bull & Co. The Great Colonial Branches of the Firm: Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa" Author: O'RELL, Max - pseud. [i.e. Leon Paul Blouet.] Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10025.de.6." Page: 187 Place of Publishing: London Date of Publishing: … [Read more...]