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If you visit JLR’s technical training centre, you'll want to be an EV technician

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
At the company's local headquarters in Irene, on the outskirts of Pretoria in Gauteng, they have set up a state-of-the-art EV training facility that's set to propel a new age of motor vehicle technicians into the future ... This is to ensure that any technician that's working on the vehicle can do so safely without fear of electrocution ... .

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s top 7 defining moments

Independent online (SA) 07 Oct 2021
Born Desmond Mpilo Tutu on October 7, 1931, in Klerksdorp, the Anglican cleric received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1984 for his non-violent role in opposing apartheid in South Africa ... They had four children ... In 1954, Tutu had obtained a teaching diploma from the Pretoria Bantu Normal College and later completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at Unisa.

Feast of Clowns festival sees murals, artworks highlighting Pretoria’s unique strengths, biodiversity

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2021
Pretoria - Murals to highlight Pretoria’s unique strengths and biodiversity will be the order of the day when the annual Feast of the Clowns festival returns this year. Hosted in collaboration with the Tshwane Leadership Foundation, the festival was launched at a mural art workshop at Burgers Park ... Pretoria News .

How to protect your most prized possessions as art theft peaks in South Africa

Independent online (SA) 25 Sep 2021
These masterpieces by renowned South African artists including WH Coetzer, Ignatius Marx, Helene Kapp, Margaret Gradwell and Gerhard Smit were being transported from Sandton Auctioneers to Pretoria art dealer Ben Keogh, when the robbery took place.Stolen Artwork by Gerhard Smit.

How to protect your prized possessions as art theft rises in South Africa

Independent online (SA) 17 Sep 2021
In April, over 31 paintings, valued at R500 000, were stolen during an art heist in Pretoria. These masterpieces by renowned South African artists including WH Coetzer, Ignatius Marx, Helene Kapp, Margaret Gradwell and Gerhard Smit were being transported from Sandton Auctioneers to Pretoria art dealer Ben Keogh when the robbery took place.

State Theatre marks Heritage Month with trilogy

Independent online (SA) 08 Sep 2021
Pretoria - The State Theatre in Pretoria and Luthando Arts Academy will be kicking off Heritage Month with a trilogy of works to celebrate and restore the value of African works ... The pieces will be hosted at the Luthando Arts Academy in Sebokeng from tomorrow until September 26 ... Pretoria News .

WATCH: Nathi Mthetwa launches Heritage Month at Freedom Park

Independent online (SA) 02 Sep 2021
Pretoria - Minister for Sports, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa this morning called on all South Africans to pass on their cultural heritage to their children as he launched Heritage Month at Freedom Park ... Pretoria News (@pretorianews) September 2, 2021 ... Pretoria News .

Closure of SA’s liberation monument Liliesleaf described as an embarrassment

Independent online (SA) 02 Sep 2021
However, Wolfe said the entire arts, culture and heritage sector stood to be destroyed and forgotten, by a failing government ...Obviously the arts would get relegated, as sport is seen as the more glamorous sector ... Meanwhile, Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa is set to officially launch Heritage Month on Thursday in Pretoria.

Hammanskraal arts youth programme back with a bang

Independent online (SA) 16 Aug 2021
Pretoria - As it turns 10 this year, and after taking a hiatus for a year due to the pandemic, a Hammanskraal arts youth programme is back with more exciting classes for people of all ages ... and future opportunities that arts training opens to them,” he added ... Pretoria News .

Investing in Africa’s youth is crucial for sustainable development

Mmegi Online 16 Aug 2021
In another South African initiative, CCBA along with other corporates, helped to establish a multi-million-rand youth development centre which has transformed the lives of hundreds of children living in Malusi, an informal settlement located in Pretoria West, popularly known as Gomorrah. The centre provides state of the art study facilities ... .

5 powerhouse women owning the stage

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
She co-wrote and co-produced the play “Bubbly Bosoms” for the Thari Ya Arts group, which was staged at the National Theatre in Pretoria in 2010, and at the National Arts Festival in 2011 ... Dr Lliane Loots, founder of Flatfoot Dance Company and UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts, ...

South African clinic goes wild with veterinary care

Longview News-Journal 18 Jul 2021
A tiger with a tummy ache, an anaconda refusing to eat, a gorilla with a stuffy nose — these aren’t animals you would find when you take your dog to the veterinarian ... Onderstepoort is part of the Veterinary Academic Hospital of the University of Pretoria. Its facilities were recently upgraded to include state-of-the-art housing for large animals ... ....

British and Irish Lions MUST beware the masters of the dark arts South Africa, warns ...

The Daily Mail 04 Jul 2021
They had muscle on muscle ... During that Test in Pretoria, Schalk Burger should have been shown a red card for gouging Luke Fitzgerald's eye inside the first minute ... Alain Rolland has warned the British and Irish Lions to beware the dark arts of South Africa. Back to the Pretoria Test, there could easily have been a couple of red cards in that match ... 1 ... .

'Pianists, Russians & Rossini' postponed to due to Covid-19

Independent online (SA) 21 Jun 2021
The show, which was originally scheduled for July 4 at Affies in Pretoria, has provisionally moved to August 1 ... In 2007 he made his debut at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC ... Carin van Graan obtained a BMus (Performing Arts) degree cum laude from the University of Pretoria in 2005.

Art student's drawings gets attention on social media

Sowetan Live 15 Jun 2021
A final year fine and applied art ...