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Extension of school hours on the cards

More local schooling bodies are being encouraged to consider extending school hours to include after-school programmes to keep impressionable kids in a positive environment rather than exposing them to boredom or free time that could lead to crime or bullying. A Harvard University study found that peak times for victimisation[…]

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City and tenants in loggerheads over Athlone stadium

By Rukaya Mosavel There are growing concerns about the access to the Athlone Stadium following an alleged lockdown by the City of the Cape Town. Members of the United Coalition for Sport and Community Based Organisations (UCSCBO) say they were unable to access their offices at the stadium on Thursday[…]

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Cape Town school unites during Ramadan

By Anees Teladia The pupils of Westerford High School have displayed an exemplary spirit of respect for religion during the month of Ramadan this year. Several rugby teams of the school decided not to drink any water on practice and match days, in a show of respect to fellow fasting[…]

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Poor service delivery leaves Collegians “homeless”

By Anees Teladia It is no secret that many citizens in Cape Town are of the opinion that sporting complexes and facilities in some poorer communities are inadequately maintained and protected. The difficulties faced by the well known Collegians Rugby Club have been put under the spotlight after complaints that[…]

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Palestinian-American wins UFC 236 preliminaries

Palestinian-American fighter Belal Muhammad soundly beat opponent Curtis Millender in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 236 preliminaries by unanimous decision in Atlanta last night. This will be the sixth fight he has won out of seven, losing to Geoff Neal in January’s UFC Fight Night 143. Muhammad said of the[…]

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Countdown to VOC Summer Festival

The VOC Summer Festival, inspired by the energy of Cape Town’s festive season, returns this weekend from 1 – 4 December at Vygieskraal stadium in Athlone. Hosted by VOC and its structures, the festival will bring together thousands of revellers and die-hard VOC listeners, for a weekend of food, family[…]

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