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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 17:07

Reckless Youth Drivers

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HALF of South African youth between the ages of 20 and 39 are involved in road crashes by factors that can be avoided.

Last year 6047 young people were involved in fatal car accidents; 1790 of those who died were drivers and more than 2090 were passengers.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 16:16

This Far and No Further

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The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) convened a four day investigative hearing in Eldorado Park in response to complaints it has received.

The hearings arose on the back of recent public unrest in Eldorado Park and the repeated disruption of teaching and learning at Klipspruit West Secondary School.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 11:11

EldosFM News Wrap Week Ending 6 October 2017

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NEWS WRAP FOR THE WEEK - 2 October 2017- 6 October 2017
The Human Rights Commission to host investigative hearing in Eldorado Park; Adel Fisher- Peters murder case postponed; Alleged inequity in Klipspruit to be addressed; 4 year old finally laid to rest; Free rabies vaccination for Eldos pets

Monday, 30 November -0001 02:00

New Rehab for Eldos

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Eldorado Park and other areas affected by drug abuse will be getting new Drug Rehabilitation Facilities.

Monday, 02 October 2017 12:08

SADTU calls for strike action in Eldos

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Yesterday afternoon, after much anticipation and concern about challenges at Klipspruit West Secondary school, a closed meeting was held between the Patriots for Equality-a body formed to represent the interest of the school- and the Gauteng department of education.

Thursday, 28 September 2017 13:30

Think Before You Type

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Cyber bullying has become a serious problem for many young people which makes their lives unbearable. This type of bullying occurs on all social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, twitter etc.

What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is when someone is threatened and harassed or even the spreading of gossip or the spreading rumours to intimidate someone.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 19:22

Davy's Fire - The Film & The Story Behind It

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What later happened in Wentworth, in Eden Park and presently plays itself out in Klipspruit, Eldorado Park, first started in Davidsonville, Roodepoort…
This post 1994 struggle of Coloureds to attain equality and to oppose unfair discrimination brought on them by Black supremacists, needs to be told.
 
 
The post 1994 struggle of Coloureds to attain equality and to oppose unfair discrimination brought on them by Black supremacists, needs to be told.
Well, here it is. The premiere of Davy's Fire (one of the first Coloured communities that opposed marginalisation).
 
 
During 2015-16 the Gauteng communities of Matholiesville and Davidsonville came to presumably racial loggerheads with each other over appointments at the Roodepoort Primary School. This saw not only the two communities divided, but also saw a political divide and a nation divided on the standards of equality. It was Black against Coloured, and Bushie against Darkie.
 
 
While the news almost daily and weekly reported the stand-off between the small Coloured community of Davidsonville and the Gauteng Department of Education on the community’s refusal to allow the appointment of three Black teachers as principal and deputies and while the situation was all the more termed a racial problem of Coloureds, the SADTU union tried its best to manoeuvre the situation to its advantage. Yet, neither such efforts, nor the interdicts brought against the community’s leader, nor the closing of the school and the shooting of many innocent protesters by police could stop Davidsonville’s thirst for justice.
 
 
Davy’s Fire takes a look at these extraordinary times for Coloureds and Blacks, political friends and opponents and it seeks to showcase patriotism in the midst of a possible confusing love, challenges faced in nation building and the divides caused by unchecked political viewpoints. The film goes right down to the basics of humanity, values and the interwoven existence and relationship between Coloureds and Blacks in the democratic South Africa.
 

Davy's Fire starring Keanu Swartz & Juliet Gerber is produced by Brotherville Productions and the Kullid Foundation with the selfless assistance from actors, the communities and private individuals.
 
 
WATCH: Davy's Fire - Official Trailer
 
Join us at the Roodepoort Theatre on 28 September 2017 for the premiere of Davy's Fire.

Get your tickets from
Mr Martin Hill (073 966 2557)
Mrs Christabelle Pienaar (073 318 4825)
Mr Keano Swartz (062 264 2330)
Mr Brandon Isaacs (061 974 0564)
 
 
Monday, 11 September 2017 14:10

Legends Luxury Mobile Barber Shop Makes History

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Sheldon Tatchell, owner of Legends Barber Shops, made history on Thursday 7 September 2017.

Wayde van Niekerk cruised to victory in his first serious 400m race in Lausanne on Thursday night as he grabbed his second world lead.
The Olympic champion even slowed before crossing the line‚ but he still stopped the clock on 43.62sec‚ a record for this Diamond League meet and a time faster than any active athlete in the world.
Only four other men in history have been quicker‚ including American Michael Johnson‚ who had held t previous 43.66 meet record.

One of the main catalysts for the recent spate of service delivery protests in Eldorado Park is of course the slow pace of the provision of access to housing.

The Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute (SPII) in association with the Foundation for Human Rights and the Nelson Mandela Foundation is hosting a series of public dialogues and on Sunday 2 July at 14H00 they will be hosting one in Eldorado Park with a special focus on the Right to Housing.

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