SABC News - Pretoria


Student leader Benjamin Phahle passed away on Friday morning.
Students mourn death of Benjamin Phehla

Friday 21 October 2016 19:57

Tshwane FeesMustFall student leaders are mourning the death of student leader Benjamin Phehla who died on Friday morning after a car ran into a group of protesting students on Thursday.


Students at different institutions are demanding free education at tertiary institutions.
TUT, University of Venda make presentations at Fees Commission

Friday 21 October 2016 18:08

Universities require funding in order to efficiently execute their mandate of contributing to the growth of knowledge economy.


Masutha clarifies SA's move on ICC

Friday 21 October 2016 11:11

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has given more details on South Africa's decision to formally start the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, at a media briefing.


Police disperse Fees-Must-Fall protesters in Pretoria

Thursday 20 October 2016 19:08

A group of about a thousand Fees-Must-Fall protesters which had earlier gathered at the Union Buildings has now dispersed.


It’s been a week in the job and Busisiwe Mkhwebane has walked in with her "own shoes."
Mkhwebane yet to decide whether to oppose State Capture interdict

Thursday 20 October 2016 18:25

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is still not sure whether or not to oppose the interdict application against publishing the State Capture report.


The students were angry after three unknown officials believed to be DDGs came to collect their memorandum.
Police accused of firing stun grenades at protesting students

Thursday 20 October 2016 15:27

Police have fired stun grenades at fees must fall protesting students outside the Union Buildings.


Students have gathered singing struggle songs at the lawns of Union Buildings.
Student leader shot with rubber bullets

Thursday 20 October 2016 12:45

Former Wits SRC President Shaeera Kalla has been shot 10 times with rubber bullets by police.


Students are marching to the Union Buildings to continue to show their show their dissatisfaction over the fees increment.
Fees Must Fall students head to Union Buildings

Thursday 20 October 2016 11:28

Protesting Fees Must Fall students are now making their way to the Union Buildings in Pretoria.


It's believed the arrest is related to the Fees Must Fall protests.
EFF student leader arrested in Mamelodi

Wednesday 19 October 2016 11:01

An EFF student leader in Tshwane, Naledi Chirwa has been arrested at her Mamelodi home on Thursday morning and is expected to appear in the Pretoria magistrate's court.


Joburg has the highest number of millionaires, billionaires: report

Tuesday 18 October 2016 21:56

Johannesburg has come out tops as the city in South Africa with the highest number of millionaires and billionaires.


Prof Ahmed Bawa says universities started experiencing financial constraints during the global economic crisis eight years ago.
Setting of fees the prerogative of University councils

Tuesday 18 October 2016 06:53

Universities South Africa CEO Ahmed Bawa has told the Fees Commission in Pretoria that the setting of fees and annual budgeting have always been the prerogative of university councils.


Police are set to conitnue monitoring institutions of higher learning across the country.
Students concerned about academic assessments

Monday 17 October 2016 21:24

Students are worried about their end year academic assessments after weeks of disruptions caused by the FeesMustFall protests.


The trial against former National Prosecuting Authority and DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach and her former lawyer, Gerhard Wagenaar, adjourned to continue on Tuesday in Pretoria.
Trial against Breytenbach to continue on Tuesday

Monday 17 October 2016 19:45

The trial against former NPA senior prosecutor and Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Glynnis Breytenbach and her former lawyer, Gerhard Wagenaar, continues on Tuesday.


COPE opens case against Maine for inciting violence

Sunday 16 October 2016 18:34

ANCYL president Collen Maine has been accused of inciting violence by COPE, who have opened a case against him


Sundowns make a statement with 3-0 CAF win over Egyptian Zamalek

Sunday 16 October 2016 08:05

Mamelodi Sundowns defeated Egypt’s Zamalek 3-0 in the CAF Champions League final first leg at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday.


Sundowns pave way for possible CAF history

Saturday 15 October 2016 17:55

The Brazilians beat five time CAF Champions League winners Zamalek of Egypt 3-0 in the first leg of the final in Pretoria on Saturday.


Baleka Mbete says the rules of Parliment oblige her to table all documents received and that therefore she will not be able to preserve the report until a decision is final.
Mbete turns down request to preserve Gupta State Capture report

Friday 14 October 2016 22:20

Speaker of Parliament, Baleka Mbete, has turned down Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s request to preserve the controversial Gupta State Capture report.


Advocate Thuli Madonsela held her final briefing on her last batch of reports on Friday.
State Capture report will be prioritised by new Public Protector

Friday 14 October 2016 16:26

While outgoing Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela held her final briefing on her last batch of reports on Friday, new Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she will prioritise the state capture report.


Advocate Thuli Madonsela was expected to present the "state capture" report on Friday.
Gupta State Capture interdict application set for November

Friday 14 October 2016 14:29

The Pretoria High Court has definitely set the matter of Minister Des Van Rooyen's application to interdict the Public Protector's State Capture findings for November 01.


'Not much stands in Madonsela’s way in releasing report’

Friday 14 October 2016 10:53

Criminal lawyer, Tyrone Maseko, says the Public Protector can still release the preliminary State Capture Report by the Gupta family as no court has ruled against it.


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