SABC News - Pretoria


Minister Nhlanhla Nene says a revitalisation of the agricultural sector is needed.
Nene laments effects of drought on farm production

Friday 28 August 2015 05:44

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene has acknowledged that the recent drought in the country has affected the productivity of farmers and is responsible for the current food price fluctuations.


Executive, judiciary commit to working together

Thursday 27 August 2015 20:34

The executive and the judiciary have agreed to work together to ensure that attacks on either side do not happen.


The board's decision on new municipal boundaries has been met with fierce objections.
Municipal Demarcation Board proposes new boundaries to IEC

Thursday 27 August 2015 20:02

The Municipal Demarcation Board is sticking to its guns regarding new municipalities and wards boundaries.


‘Snake-feeding’ pastor in hot water again

Thursday 27 August 2015 19:31

The controversial snake-feeding pastor is in hot water again as Soshanguve residents are spitting fire after learning that Penuel Mnguni had been conducting services at Ayanda Primary School hall.


President Zuma, judges seek to 'heal rifts'

Thursday 27 August 2015 12:35

The much-anticipated meeting between President Jacob Zuma and members of the judiciary is under way at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.


 Musician Vusi Nova says he is living his dream.   
Vusi Nova promises to thrill fans at Moretele Festival

Thursday 27 August 2015 09:00

R& B musician Vusi Nova says that he is pleased with how he is career is turning out.


McBride, Nhleko battle goes to court

Thursday 27 August 2015 06:12

Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.


Zuma to meet Mogoeng over criticisms of judiciary

Thursday 27 August 2015 05:30

President Jacob Zuma will attempt to heal rifts between his government and the judiciary at a meeting at the Union Buildings on Thursday morning.


SA man killed in Mali hotel attack laid to rest

Wednesday 26 August 2015 19:42

The South African killed in Mali during an attack three weeks ago, Jaco Janse van Rensburg, has been laid to rest in Pretoria West.


EFF leader, Julius Malema, was addressing students ahead of SRC elections on Thursday.
Violence breaks out at TUT as Malema addresses students

Wednesday 26 August 2015 17:54

The Tshwane University of Technology says no violence will be tolerated on any of its campuses.


Motsoaledi discharged from Hospital

Wednesday 26 August 2015 17:40

Health Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has been discharged from hospital on Wednesday afternoon following his admission to Steve Biko Academic Hospital.


GDP growth, weakened by 1.3% in the second quarter of this year, compared to the first quarter.
Technical recession on the cards: Analyst

Wednesday 26 August 2015 10:05

Senior Lecture at School of Economy and Business Science at Wits University, Lumkile Mondi, says South Africa could have a technical recession.


We will appeal the verdict: Lawyer

Tuesday 25 August 2015 20:46

The defence lawyer for the eight former policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia, says his team will appeal the verdict.


Greenpeace protesters demand transparency on nuclear investments

Tuesday 25 August 2015 16:27

A group of Greenpeace Africa activists protested outside the Department of Energy in Pretoria about perceived lack of transparency on the country's planned nuclear investments.


Former policemen convicted of murder in Macia's case

Tuesday 25 August 2015 13:47

Eight former policeman charged with the murder of Mozambican Mido Macia have been convicted of murder.


Judge accuses policeman of submitting various versions of Macia death

Tuesday 25 August 2015 12:16

Judge Bert Bam has accused one of the former eight police officers charged with the murder of Mido Macia of submitting various versions about the death.


Madonsela exposes corrupt individuals at Prasa

Tuesday 25 August 2015 05:36

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has named and shamed some of the companies and individuals implicated in the irregular awarding of tenders at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).


Ramaphosa allays fears of SA energy crisis

Monday 24 August 2015 15:16

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has had to allay fears in the Japanese business sector over South Africa's energy crisis and labour market instability.


Alleged police killer to appear in court

Monday 24 August 2015 05:13

A suspect is expected to appear in court on Monday following a major breakthrough in the recent spate of police killings in Gauteng.


Atteridgeville alleged police killers nabbed

Sunday 23 August 2015 17:42

Two suspects, a man and a woman, have been arrested in connection with the death of a police officer at Atteridgeville west of Pretoria over the weekend.


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