SABC News - Pretoria


Phomolong residents protest against poor service delivery

Tuesday 29 July 2014 12:06

The community of Phomolong informal settlement in Mamelodi East, has blockaded Solomon Mahlangu Drive leading into the township with burning tyres and rocks.


ANC slams Tshwane office chaos

Tuesday 29 July 2014 07:40

The African National Congress (ANC) in Tshwane has condemned the storming of its office in Pretoria on Monday by fellow party members.


SA wants Agoa extended: Davies

Monday 28 July 2014 15:07

South Africa will urge an extension of the African Growth and Opportunity Act at the United States-Africa leaders' summit, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday.


Case of alleged coup plotters from DRC postponed

Monday 28 July 2014 14:30

Lawyers representing 20 alleged coup plotters from DRC have again secured a postponement of the trial in the High Court in Pretoria.


The group was arrested last year in Limpopo
DRC coup plotters to appear in the North Gauteng High Court

Monday 28 July 2014 06:04

Twenty alleged coup plotters from the Democratic Republic of Congo will appear in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria again on Monday.


Marikana Commission to resume on Monday morning

Monday 28 July 2014 05:18

It is not clear when controversial police witness, Mr X, will resume his testimony at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria.


Release De Kock and Hani killers: TRC's Boraine

Sunday 27 July 2014 14:10

Former TRC deputy chairman Alex Boraine has called for the release on parole of apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock; as well as the murderers of former SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani.


Lonmin security guards take the stand at Marikana inquiry

Friday 25 July 2014 19:26

Lonmin security guards continued their testimonies at the Marikana Commission of inquiry on Friday.  


South African protestors are not happy with Israel's attack on Gaza.
South Africans protestors march for an end to Israel’s attack on Gaza

Friday 25 July 2014 18:55

Several protests were held across the country calling on Israel to end its attack on Gaza.


The Seriti Commission of Inquiry aims to investigate alleged corruption in the country's 1999 multi-billion rand arms procurement deal.
Seriti Commission mum on resignations

Friday 25 July 2014 14:57

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal could not confirm a report on Friday that two evidence leaders resigned this week.


Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi takes the stand in  the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Lonmin workers acted in a militant way: Security guard

Friday 25 July 2014 12:38

Lonmin security guard, Mogomotsi Masibi, says the striking mineworkers who attacked and killed two of his colleagues on August 12, 2012, were acting in a militant way.


Arms Procurement Commission wants to be in a position to accommodate all the witnesses
Arms Commission seeks extension

Friday 25 July 2014 07:20

Chairperson of the Arms Procurement Commission, Willie Seriti says he is contemplating asking President Jacob Zuma for another extension.


Patricia De Lille says Arms Procurement Commission must thoroughly investigate all allegations in dossier.
Arms Procurement Commission to further investigate De Lille dossier

Thursday 24 July 2014 15:10

Patricia De Lille says it's imperative for the Arms Procurement Commission to thoroughly investigate all allegations contained in her dossier.


Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.


Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.


Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.


Lonmin executive to give evidence at Marikana Commission

Wednesday 23 July 2014 06:35

Lonmin executive Michael da Costa is expected to give evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Wednesday.


 The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu (R).
Mr X defends police

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:34

The crucial witness known only as Mr X has come to the defence of the police.


Military Health Services laid wreathes in tribute to their fallen countrymen.
South Africa’s Delville Wood sacrifice remembered

Monday 21 July 2014 14:40

Military veterans have paid tribute to the more than 1000 South African soldiers who lost their lives over a period of about three days in Delville Wood in France.


President Jacob Zuma
  Zuma calls for safe return of missing child

Sunday 20 July 2014 14:57

President Jacob Zuma is calling on the public to help police find a child who went missing when his father's car was hijacked, the presidency said on Sunday.


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