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Security guards get two years’ pay after being fired for being women

Twenty-eight female guards were unfairly dismissed by a security company because the client‚ Metrora.


By unknown | Aug 25, 2008 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

l She loves dancing.

l She loves dancing.

l She reads the Bible.

l She ordered tramezzini take-away.

l Throwing big money into football does not translate into instant success on the field of play. Sundowns took two years to start winning after she and her husband took over.

l "I don't support Sundowns; Sundowns is the love of my life".

l Patrice Motsepe "runs" Sundowns; she "loves" Sundowns.

l She's often stopped - mobbed is the word - on the streets by soccer fans wanting to know if she'd ever come back to Sundowns.

l She was watching the Brazil-US women's Olympic soccer match before making time to meet us, in between a Safa women's seminar in Vereeniging.

l Thinks football is like art: "It's beautiful to watch."

l Came to South Africa in 1970.

l Started her involvement in local soccer at Moroka Swallows.

l Walks without fear in the streets of Mamelodi "when people love you, they love you".

l Loves fashion "like all women do".

l Often a handful, some men would resort to Stone Age tactics to silence her - she was once slapped by musician Sello Chico Twala, at the time with Ria Stars.

l She speaks highly of the late Sonia Gandhi, Graca Machel, Precious Moloi-Motsepe.

l Her mother Fedra and sister Maria represent her pillars of support.


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