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Reshall Jimmy's family refuses Ford’s settlement offer

Wednesday 24 May 2017 18:38

Montano says proper compensation determined by the court is the only settlement the family is prepared to negotiate.


Thousands of mourners, including family, friends and top government officials from Gauteng and Mpumalanga are attending the mass funeral.
Bronkhorstspruit cash victim’s funeral underway

Saturday 6 May 2017 10:10

Thousands of mourners are attending the mass funeral of 16 of the 18 learners who died when the minibus they were travelling in collided with a truck in Verena, outside Bronkhorstspruit two weeks.


UN report to press countries to re-use waste water

Wednesday 22 March 2017 07:10

A United Nations report to be released at a World Water Day meeting in Durban on Wednesday will press countries to re-use waste water for human consumption.


The cost of education in the country has resulted in FeesMustFall protests.
Calls for Nsfas loan to be converted into a grant

Wednesday 15 March 2017 18:41

Civil organisation Equal Education (EE) has urged government and ministry of higher education and training to convert the current National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) into a grant.


NetCare911 officials arrived on the scene to assist the injured victims.
Double Garsfontein murder prompts manhunt

Wednesday 15 March 2017 12:21

Police have launched a massive manhunt following the killing of two people and the wounding of three others during a house robbery in Garsfontein, east of Pretoria.


SABC Reporter Reginald Witbooi has described his win at the SADC South African Media Awards as a pleasant surprise.
SABC reporter Reginald Witbooi scoops SADC media award

Saturday 11 March 2017 08:33

SABC Reporter, Reginald Witbooi of Kimberley has scooped the Southern African Development Community South African Media Award in the general radio category.


Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Ministry of Environmental Affairs are back in court to the coal fired power station in Limpopo.
Earthlife Africa, Environmental Affairs head back to court

Friday 3 March 2017 09:08

The court case between Earthlife Africa Johannesburg and the Ministry of Environmental Affairs will resume at the High Court in Pretoria.


 Earthlife says the case is about protecting the environment and the health of locals.
Earthlife challenges decision to build coal power station in Limpopo

Thursday 2 March 2017 20:14

Environmental rights group Earthlife has approached the Pretoria High Court to challenge the Environmental Affairs Department's decision to build another coal-fired power station in Limpopo.


Metro police to use wheel clamps on protesting truck drivers

Wednesday 1 March 2017 10:33

The Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimanga says he has instructed the Pretoria Metro Police to use wheel clamps on the protesting truck drivers' vehicles.


Violence erupts in Atteridgeville

Friday 24 February 2017 07:11

The organisers of planned march against illegal immigrants in Pretoria have denounced xenophobic attacks and looting.


O’Sullivan vows to not back down

Tuesday 14 February 2017 14:24

Private investigator Paul O'Sullivan says he is expecting constant police visits following his arrest and release on Monday.


O’Sullivan’s assistant appears in court

Tuesday 14 February 2017 12:27

Forensic Investigator Paul O'Sullivan's assistant, Sarah Jane Trent, has briefly appeared at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.


The DA's Belinda Bozzoli says the current challenges facing education are a result of poor government subsidies
DA opposes students' calls for free education

Monday 6 February 2017 21:25

DA MP Professor Belinda Bozzoli and Economist, Dr Ntabi Leoka gave evidence to Fees commission sixth phase public hearings that is looking at the alternative funding model.


Officer commits suicide after killing three people

Monday 6 February 2017 06:18

Police are investigating after an officer killed three and injured two people in Pretoria.


The Fees Commission chaired by Judge Jonathan Heher was established in 2016 year by President Jacob Zuma to investigate the feasibility of free higher education and training.
Fees Commission to continue in PTA

Monday 6 February 2017 06:04

The commission is expected to present its final report on the feasibility of free higher education by the end of June this year.


Blade Nzimande says government will continue to assist poor students through NSFAS to access higher education.
Nzimande to meet students over threats to shutdown colleges

Thursday 26 January 2017 12:48

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says he will be meeting with the SEFATSA, representing TVET students, on Friday.


Solly Msimanga with the the Class of 2016 achievers.
Tshwane Mayor honours 2016 matric achievers

Wednesday 18 January 2017 11:52

Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga has honoured the city's class of 2016 top achievers during a special ceremony in Centurion, south of Pretoria.


The Tshwane Metro Police Division has confirmed that it's handed over CCTV footage of the incident to the Independent Police Investigation Directorate.
A Tshwane Metro officer in court for allegedly shooting a motorist

Monday 9 January 2017 06:08

The Tshwane Metro Police constable arrested following the shooting of a motorist near the Gautrain station in Hatfield is due to appear in court in Pretoria on Monday.


Motorists urged to be cautious on the roads as rainy conditions persist.
Death toll in Pretoria taxi crash rises

Sunday 8 January 2017 08:50

The number of people who've died in a collision between a taxi and bakkie on the N1 near Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria has risen to 16.


An investigation wiil be done to determine what went wrong with the rescue operation.
Names of two Pretoria flood victims released

Sunday 8 January 2017 07:45

The names of the two people who died when a minibus taxi was swept away in a swollen river in Kwaggafontein, east of Pretoria, on Saturday have been released .  


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