SABC News - Pretoria


Andries Tlouamma says they want to come out with mechanism to fight corruption in the country.
Agang concerned about SA’s high unemployment rate

Saturday 23 July 2016 18:57

Agang SA's President, Andries Tlouamma says his party is deeply concerned about the country's high unemployment rate.


Tshwane belongs to all of its residents: Didiza

Friday 22 July 2016 21:03

Thoko Didiza says the Constitutional Court ruling permitting the City to remove apartheid-era Street names will not lead to the total removal of other groups' history.


Thoko Didiza says the ANC in Tshwane will be working along with the leaders of taxi associations to come up with innovative ways to improve the taxi industry.
Didiza promises to work with taxi operators

Friday 22 July 2016 18:42

Thoko Didiza has promised to prioritise the needs of the taxi operators should she assume office after the August 3 municipal elections.


AfriForum had won an interim interdict in the High Court, pending a review of the name change decision.
'Tshwane street name ruling important for African identity'

Thursday 21 July 2016 20:55

Spokesperson for the City of Tshwane Blessing Manale says the Constitutional Court ruling in favour of street name changes in Tshwane is important for the identity of Africans.


DA promises job friendly cities

Thursday 21 July 2016 18:37

The DA says vigorous small business development is the only effective strategy to address the high unemployment rate among the youth in the country.


Breytenbach trial postponed

Thursday 21 July 2016 15:57

The trial against Glynnis Breytenbach and her lawyer Gerhard Wagenaar has been postponed to October 03 to allow state prosecutor, Raymond Mathenjwa, to attend to another matter.


Andries Nel says there's an arrangement between different government departments to tackle electoral offences.
Cooperative Governance concerned by inter, intra party conflict

Wednesday 20 July 2016 21:18

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Deputy Minister Andries Nel says he's concerned by the levels of inter-party and intra-party conflict.


The IEC says the violence will not derail the elections but it has expressed "deep" concern over the issue.
IEC condemns politically-motivated killing of party candidates

Wednesday 20 July 2016 20:44

The IEC has condemned the seemingly politically-motivated killing of party candidates.


SABC to abide by ICASA's order over editorial policy issue

Wednesday 20 July 2016 17:53

The SABC has agreed to abide by the Independent Communications Authority's order to reverse its decisions not to broadcast violent protests.  


IEC Officials were briefing the media about the state of readiness for next month's elections.
IEC says there has been an increase in special vote applications

Wednesday 20 July 2016 17:07

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says all logistic preparations are on track for the upcoming local government elections on the third of August.


The trial resumes after lunch when defence lawyer, Barry Roux is expected to cross examine Xaba.
Breytenbach was aggressive when served with suspension - Witness

Wednesday 20 July 2016 15:41

The Security and Risk Manager of the NPA , Victor Xaba says he was met with resistance and aggression when he served former NPA prosecutor, Glynnis Breytenbach.


Glynnis Breytenbach and her lawyer, Gerhard Wagenaar are on trial on charges of obstructing and defeating the ends of justice.
Breytenbach trial continues in Pretoria

Wednesday 20 July 2016 09:44

The trial of DA MP and former NPA Prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach has resumed in the Pretoria north regional court.


Home Affairs office hours to be extended for elections: Gigaba

Tuesday 19 July 2016 20:39

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the extension of working hours for all Home Affairs offices country wide.


The organisation has accused Thuli Madonsela of of dragging her feet in the investigation of the R26 billion that was stolen during apartheid.
Over 20 Black Land First organisation members arrested

Monday 18 July 2016 19:30

More than 20 members of the Black Land First organisation were arrested after they stormed the Public Protector's office in Pretoria.


Paul Mashatile on Monday joined Gauteng Premier David Makhura and others in forming a circle of unity around Madiba's statue at the Union Buildings for Mandela Day.
Everyone can honour Nelson Mandela: Mashatile

Monday 18 July 2016 16:53

The ANC's Gauteng province chairperson, Paul Mashatile say all South Africans including opposition parties, have an inherent right to honour former late President Nelson Mandela.


During electioneering by all political parties in the city, housing was mentioned as one of the burning points for voters.
Housing, basic services still a problem in Tshwane

Monday 18 July 2016 15:50

As the City of Tshwane gears up for the local elections on 3rd August, many of its residents still live in informal settlements.


Bill Gates delivered the keynote speech at the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture
Role of young people in shaping Africa central for Gates

Sunday 17 July 2016 19:25

The role of young people in shaping the African continent has been a strong focus of Bill Gates’ speech at the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture.


Zuma welcomes Aids 2016 conference delegates

Sunday 17 July 2016 14:15

President Jacob Zuma, on behalf of government, has welcomed all delegates to the International Aids 2016 Conference to take place in Durban from Monday to Friday.


Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates will deliver the Nelson Mandela lecture at the University of Pretoria's Mamelodi campus.
Bill Gates to present his vision for a better world

Sunday 17 July 2016 06:45

The 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation will raise topical issues that are affecting South Africa and the rest of the world.


Bill Gates said Nelson Mandela would be remembered for generations to come "for his courage, his vision, and his relentless pursuit of equality and justice”.
Bill Gates to deliver Nelson Mandela annual lecture in Pretoria

Saturday 16 July 2016 17:06

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates will deliver the 14th annual Nelson Mandela Foundation lecture in Pretoria on the eve of the former statesman and president’s birthday.


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