Benoni has a tendency to produce names in the limelight, such as Charlize Theron, Lira and Princess Charlene of Monaco, and it continues to do so. Megan van der Merwe (20) is looking forward to leaving South Africa in June, to further her education in dancing, after being accepted into the International Dance Academy of Hollywood (IDA).
Alternative country band Crystal Park, are celebrating their fourth birthday, and in order to mark the occasion, the band will be performing at an Alternate Country Folk event at the Grid and Grill (80 Pretoria Road, Rynfield, Benoni) on Sunday, April 27.
South African players received a favourable draw when the official draw procedures for the Airports Company South Africa (ASA) Gauteng Open were concluded on Tuesday. The draw which took place at the tournament venue, the Gauteng East Tennis Complex in Benoni was managed by tournament referee Mxolisi Matyolo.
Julius Malema’s EFF often claims to represent poor South Africans. But it seems some of its members don’t fit that bill. Cobus Roode and Corrie Gordon, two North West businessmen, say they are proud EFF members.