[PITCHSIDE PODCAST] TUT dominate varsity football finals
TUT made it a clean sweep in the finals of varsity football as both the women's and men's teams claimed come-from-behind victories. The women were 2-1 winners over UWC to claim a fifth title, while their male counterparts put the disappointment of last year's final behind them, beating Wits 2-1. Ahmed Kajee and Michael Pedro bring you all the action from both games and caught up with the winning captains and coaches.
[PITCHSIDE PODCAST] TUT, UWC to battle it out for Women’s Varsity Football title
In a weekend special of Pitchside Podcast, Ahmed and Mike were in Potchefstroom for the weekend tournament of the Women’s Varsity Football. Teams from across SA were represented, with the Gauteng teams making the biggest impact as UJ, TUT and TUKS were three of the four teams in the semis. Ahmed Kajee and Michael Pedro review a weekend characterised by brilliant football.
[PITCHSIDE PODCAST] Varsity sports women’s football kicks off in Potch
The women’s rounds of the 2018 varsity football season kick off in Potchefstroom at North West University today. This is the first season the games will be televised as TUT will hope to defend their crown in another exciting weekend of football. Ahmed Kajee and Michael Pedro caught up with the captains to get their thoughts heading into the weekend.
Joburg residents urged to exercise caution amid heat wave
Temperatures have reached between 33 and 35 degrees on Wednesday with similar temperatures expected for the rest of the week.
1 wounded after police fire rubber bullets at Denel wage strike
One person was reported injured following a Satawu wage increase protest at Denel in Kempton Park on Tuesday.
Reiger Park residents warned of electricity interruptions
Power supply will be affected until 5pm on Monday.
NSFAS says 2019 application process going smoothly
The financial aid scheme was placed under administration last month and has since paid out about R17 billion.
Cosas march won't affect schooling, says dept
The student body says that it will march to the Union Buildings to hand over a memorandum, calling for the release of Fees Must Fall activists and safety in schools.
TUT students urged to march against corruption
The Pan Africanist Student Movement wants the university management to be dissolved and for the institution to be placed under administration.
Cele calls for cooperation to bring crime rate down
The crime stats released in Parliament on Tuesday show an increase in murder, attempted murder, rape as well as aggravated robberies.
Cele: Police leadership crisis contributed to spikes in crime
The crime stats figures showed an increase in murder, attempted murder, rape and aggravated robberies.
Investigation underway into cause of deadly Lisbon Building fire
The fire broke out on the 23rd floor of the building on Wednesday last week and damaged as many as nine other floors in the building.
Families of fallen JHB firemen having a hard time coping
Johannesburg EMS spokesperson Nana Radebe says they are in constant contact with the families.
Funeral arrangements for fallen JHB firemen to get underway
Johannesburg emergency services says there will be a memorial service for the firefighters on Wednesday.
Joburg CBD building fire completely put out
There was smouldering on the 16th floor of the building late last night which was put out by firefighters.
JHB MMC for Safety says Lisbon Building fire was fueled by papers
Johannesburg MMC for Safety Michael Sun says there was no water in some of the floors.
Herman Mashaba admits the city has no capacity to deal with fires
Mashaba says there is a crisis when it comes to dealing with disasters.
[PITCHSIDE PODCAST] TUT & Tuks win to set up derby day semifinals
In the final round of varsity football 2018, NWU needed to win and hope other results went their way to secure a spot in the semis. UKZN & UL battled it out for what would be their first and only wins of the season. Ahmed Kajee and Mike Pedro caught up with Wits goalkeeper Matthew Carelse, who is in his first year of varsity football, and Clinton Mphahlele who has recently joined the team after playing at Tuks for the last two seasons.