Gugu Zulu's VW Polo

Team Toyota reigns at rainy VW Rally

Severe weather and tough and very wet driving conditions resulted in a shortened VW rally with only 10 stages of 12 completed due to the course being flooded. The rally started in Uitenhage but covered Port Elizabeth and surrounds as far as Buffelshoek near Jeffreys Bay. There were also stages hosted at the Aldo Scribante Raceway in PE and the PE oval race track. The 2015 edition proved to be a true test of endurance for both vehicles and drivers with only 15 finishes out of 50 odd vehicles that pulled out of the starting gate on Friday. Gugu Zulu finished in overall 7th place on home turf with a hair-raising accident that almost saw them out of the race on day one. After a good start on stage one, he crashed on stage two and … [Read More...]

NUMSA

How Numsa shop stewards splurged R200k

A National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) report has pointed to the wholesale looting of workers’ money by shop stewards at an Eastern Cape transport company for what they called “stress relief” and the “drowning of sorrows”. The report, leaked to amaBhungane, indicates that after Schnellecke Logistic Solutions management withdrew from overseeing the fund in 2009, leaving control in union hands, close to R200 000 was splurged on T-shirts, parties, hotel accommodation, alcohol and taxi fares. It also finds that in 2011 nine stewards who feared being replaced at the Uitenhage firm awarded themselves R4 000 each, code-naming the payouts “licences”. Numsa would not confirm the estimated scale of the loss or comment on … [Read More...]

Jayde Panayiotou teacher

Riebeek College Girl’s teacher Jayde Panayiotou RIP

South Africa was rocked by another murder case in April 2015, two years after Reeva Steemkamp was murdered. It was a heart-wrenching day at Riebeek College Girl’s High School in Uitenhage on Wednesday following news that the body of much loved teacher, Jayde Panayiotou, had been found. Teachers and students alike had been praying for her safe return since hearing about her disappearance outside her home at Stellen Glen residential complex in Deacon Road, Kabega Park on Tuesday morning. Panayiotou, 28, had been waiting outside her complex to get a lift with a fellow teacher and friend, but when the friend arrived, Panayiotou was missing. It triggered a massive manhunt for her that ended in tragedy on Wednesday when her body was … [Read More...]

Mediclinic Nurse

Free Nursing Training by Mediclinic

Application Closing Date: 31 January 2015 Reference Number: 20150601-3: Mediclinic will pay for your Registration fees, Accommodation, Meals and book allowance as you study to become a NURSE Main Requirement: Grade 12/ Matric Click the THIS link to get application details NB: Guys please share this information with those who are writing Grade 12 and those with Grade 12 but do not have money to go to University. source: My RSA Jobs … [Read More...]

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Golf challenge for cancer

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