Author Archives: Nqobile Dludla

So long stranger….

…..he shuffles rhythmically from one car to the next as soon as the traffic light turns red. His dark brown grazed hand holds up what seems to be an advert of some sort. I try to squint my eyes. Fixing … Continue reading

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S.Africa denies paying bribes to secure 2010 FIFA World Cup

Reporting by Nqobile Dludla, writing by Peroshni Govender JOHANNESBURG May 28 (Reuters) – All 2010 Soccer World Cup funds were accounted for and audited, South Africa’s sports minister said on Thursday, and the government was yet to receive an indictment … Continue reading

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Living life with a different voice

I remember  watching The King’s Speech in second year, a movie recommended to me by my friend Kundai. Of all scenes, I specifically remember the dialogue between King George IV and Lionel Rogue his speech therapist. Upon realising that Lionel … Continue reading

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South Africa delays deportation of 200 foreigners after protests

By Nqobile Dludla, Reuters United Kingdom, May 13, 2015 JOHANNESBURG- South Africa temporarily halted the deportation of 200 foreigners on Tuesday after a legal challenge by a human rights group, which said authorities were unfairly targeting them following anti-migrant riots … Continue reading

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Xenophobia row exposes rivalry between South Africa and Nigeria

By Joe Brock and Nqobile Dludla, Reuters Africa, April 28, 2015 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The recall of Nigeria’s top diplomat after a spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa follows several similar spats that expose the two countries’ deep rivalry … Continue reading

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Wits 1st team women suffer a 6-1 defeat to UJ

The Wits first team women’s side faced an unfortunate 6-1 defeat to University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Saturday in the UJ vs Wits Hockey Derby at UJ Hockey Astro. The friendly match was aimed at assessing the team’s pre-season performance … Continue reading

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Varsity Hockey champs UJ beat Wits 5-2

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) 1st team men came up top in the UJ vs Wits Hockey Derby friendly tournament with a clinical 5-2 victory over Wits on Saturday at UJ Hockey Astro. UJ wasted no time when the first … Continue reading

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Wits FC Women’s side looking to attack this season

Wits Football Club (FC) Women’s side coach Dennis Tshabalala emphasised the need to play attacking football against University of Johannesburg (UJ) Women’s side when the two sides meet at the Bidvest Wits Stadium on Tuesday night. Speaking to Wits Vuvuzela, … Continue reading

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No more funding for recreational clubs

The Wits Fencing Club was shocked late last year when they were notified that they will no longer receive their yearly budget due to changes rolled out by Wits Sports this year. Wits Fencing Club chairperson Natalija Cerimaj was told … Continue reading

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University Derby to kick-off Nedbank Cup last 16 stage

The two clubs that have their roots from institutions of higher learning, Bidvest Wits and University of Pretoria will kick-off the last 16 stages of the 2014/15 Nedbank Cup on Tuesday, 17 March 2015. This was confirmed by the Premier … Continue reading

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