SABC News - Pretoria


Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition co-founder Johnenglish Molepo, winners Amogelang Chaane, Oleboheng Sebotsa and founder Marcia Lebambo.
Spelling Bee Competition aims to improve learner’s vocabulary

Saturday 25 October 2014 19:36

Scores of learners from different primary and higher schools in Tshwane, Pretoria, participated in the 2nd Annual Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition.


Stronger regulations needed for genetically modified foods

Friday 24 October 2014 19:48

The Department of Trade and Industry says it needs to further strengthen its regulations on the labelling of genetically-modified foods before enforcement can take place.


Cousins Yonalisa and Zandile Mali were found dead in a public toilet in 2013.
Policing forum calls on parents to protect their children

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:42

The Honeydew Policing Forum is calling on parents to ensure that they protect their children.


Anelisa Mkhonto was killed before her body was dumped in a garbage bin.
Diepsloot child murder trial continues

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:14

The trial of Ntokozo Hadebe accused of the gruesome murders of three Diepsloot toddlers continues at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.


The Varsity Netball took South African netball by storm in 2013.
Varsity Netball praised

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:18

The Varsity Cup Netball Tournament that ended in Pretoria earlier this week, has given young players the opportunity to showcase their talent and be noticed by the national selectors.


Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.


NPA disappointed with Pistorius sentence

Wednesday 22 October 2014 08:00

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Nathi Mncube says they are disappointed with the five year jail sentence imposed against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.


‘Pistorius trial biggest in SA’s history’

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:20

Researcher at Media Tenor, Ludene Brown, says according to their research, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was a highly covered case by both local and international media in the history of SA.


Pistorius spends first night in jail

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:32

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.


More explosives found in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:14

More explosive devices have been found in a hole in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria on Tuesday.


The general feel on social media is that Oscar Pistorius' five-year jail sentence is a slap on the wrist.
Curtain falls on Pistorius - the social media darling

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:40

Oscar Pistorius has been known to be a sensation on track, and such has been no different to his murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court.


Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his model and reality TV star girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Tuesday.


Oscar Pistorius will be serving his sentence in Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.
We are ready to support Oscar: Pistorius family

Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:55

The Pistorius family says they are ready to support paralympian Oscar Pistorius.


Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced the athlete to spend a maximum of five years behind bars.
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility

Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:29

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility where he will begin serving his sentence.


Oscar Pistorius being sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday morning.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:14

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his law student and model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


International media have showed huge interest the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Global media praises live broadcast of Pistorius trial

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:02

The international media has commended the South African government for allowing paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s trial to be broadcast live.


Oscar Pistorius to learn his fate soon

Tuesday 21 October 2014 09:11

It is expected that sentencing proceedings in the North Gauteng High Court in the Oscar Pistorius trial will last for no more than a couple of hours.


Hive of activity outside court ahead of Pistorius' sentencing

Tuesday 21 October 2014 08:00

There is a hive of activity outside the North Gauteng High Court ahead of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing on Tuesday.


 Pretoria discovered 15 more military explosives at a Pretoria scrap yard.
Police appeal for information on scrapyard explosion

Tuesday 21 October 2014 06:24

The police have appealed for information on the location of old military explosive devices after a fatal explosion at a Pretoria West scrap yard on Monday morning.


Repatriation of Nigerian collapsed church victims imminent

Tuesday 21 October 2014 05:53

Synagogue Church of All Nations says the repatriation of bodies of South Africans who died in the Lagos church tragedy is imminent.


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