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SA's MMA high-flyer Dricus du Plessis desperate to land world ranking after Las Vegas bout

Independent online (SA) 01 Jul 2022
Cape Town — Dricus du Plessis, South Africa's MMA high-flyer will be looking for a third dose of success on Saturday night on the expansive Las Vegas stage ... After joining forces with the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) the Pretoria kickboxer and former SA EFC (Extreme Fighting Championship) champion is undefeated after two bouts ... He tried to get that fight.
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Photographing past and present newsmakers

Mail Guardian South Africa 21 Jun 2022
This is the third leg of the show; it has appeared in Benoni and recently in Tshwane at the Pretoria Art Museum ... In the meantime my application for funding at the National Arts Council came through even though I only got a quarter of what I had applied for ... Mawela is surprised that he got a space to exhibit at the Pretoria Art Museum recently.
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Strauss & Co heads to Pretoria for valuation day

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2022
Strauss & Co, South Africa’s leading auction house, is heading to Pretoria on Monday 20 June 2022, giving Pretoria residents the opportunity to have the value of their art assessed and to learn more about the South African art market ... 299 Clark St, Brooklyn, Pretoria.
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Voilà to maestro Steven Woodham!

Jamaica Observer 29 May 2022
In 2010, he was invited to invigilate as an international jury member by the University of South Africa, for the UNISA International String Competition in Pretoria, South Africa. Woodham disclosed that he always remained focused on the performing arts, even when ‘traditional’ career paths presented itself.
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Turkish food and culture promoted in South Africa as part of Turkish cuisine week

Anadolu Agency 28 May 2022
The Turkish embassy in the capital Pretoria has offered free breakfasts and meals to several South Africans who wish to taste Turkish traditional dishes as part of the Turkish Cuisine Week ... It was top class,’’ said a Pretoria resident ... Turkish Breakfast coupled with live music and art exhibition will be part of the event.
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Africa, is your time now?

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 May 2022
The Windybrow Arts Centre calls for unity as it hosts the Africa Month festivities under the stewardship of Gerard Bester ... Flipping the Globe was kicked off with a workshop by linguist, comedian and artist Pule Kanjanolitjie and curator Puleng Plessie of Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria.
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SA reviewing flag monument project after outrage

Business Ghana 20 May 2022
A South African ministry is reviewing a decision to erect a massive flag monument at Freedom Park in the capital, Pretoria. Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Thursday said the review ...
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Nathi Mthethwa puts R22 million monumental flag project on hold amid public outcry

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
PretoriaMinister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has directed that the decision to erect a gigantic “monumental flag”, which would cost the taxpayers R22 million, be reviewed. “Over the past few days, the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture has followed and taken note ...
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Cellist returns to his roots

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2022
Born in Madadeni, KwaZulu-Natal, Mhlambi is known for incorporating art with music, having held an artistic residency at the prestigious Cite International des Arts ... He has performed at the National Arts Festival, Baxter Theatre, Soweto Theatre, and the State Theatre in Pretoria.
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Court puts SAHRA heritage objects case against Nelson Mandela daughter on hold

Eye Witness News 11 May 2022
Earlier this year, South African Heritage Resources Agency - together with the Robben Island Museum and the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture - approached the Pretoria High Court for an order that about 30 items be returned to home soil ... .
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‘When Rain Clouds Gather’: Acknowledging the role of Black women in South African art history

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Apr 2022
It would be remiss of me to not point out the unprecedented nature of such an exhibition, given that the field of art history has traditionally — deliberately and/or by systematic obfuscation — had the world believe that such a rich and enduring creative practice does not exist.
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See apartheid through the eyes of artists in ‘Yakhal’ Inkomo’ exhibition

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2022
Three decades later, black creatives from across South Africa gather at the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria to share with the world their ideas, thoughts and experiences about apartheid, using the powerful medium of art ... “I started asking what was at risk and who the art was for,” says Mosaka.
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Heath: PIC Commission unfairly targeted Sekunjalo, Iqbal Survé

Independent online (SA) 05 Apr 2022
“Specifically, these transactions relate to companies such as … Steinhoff … alongside Tongaat Hulett and EOH ... After completing his Bachelor of Arts and LLB degrees in 1967 and 1969 respectively at the University of Pretoria, he joined the office of the State Prosecutor. He thereafter joined the Pretoria Bar and attained Senior Counsel status in 1986.
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Heath rips Mpati Commission for targeting Sekunjalo, Iqbal Survé

Independent online (SA) 05 Apr 2022
“Specifically, these transactions relate to companies such as … Steinhoff … alongside Tongaat Hulett and EOH ... After completing his Bachelor of Arts and LLB degrees in 1967 and 1969 respectively at the University of Pretoria, he joined the office of the State Prosecutor. He thereafter joined the Pretoria Bar and attained Senior Counsel status in 1986.
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Heath's findings on the PIC Commission targeting Survé ignored

Independent online (SA) 05 Apr 2022
Thabo Makwakwa. thabo.makwakwa@inl.oc.za ... Former Judge, Advocate Willem Heath, was born in Boksburg in 1945. After completing his Bachelor of Arts and LLB degrees in 1967 and 1969 respectively at the University of Pretoria, he joined the office of the State Prosecutor. He thereafter joined the Pretoria Bar and attained Senior Counsel status in 1986 ... .

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