SABC News - Pretoria


SA rises in development despite the rough edges: Survey

Thursday 30 June 2016 20:10

The Community Survey released on Thursday evening is the second most prominent statistics in South Africa, following the Census.


Man accused of killing ANC member gets bail

Thursday 30 June 2016 14:16

The man accused of shooting and killing a man at an ANC branch executive committee meeting at the Tshwane Events Centre has appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.


Deputy Minister of Agriculture Bheki Cele says the celebration aims to show young people how ‘cool’ farming is.
SA wants to attract young people to farming

Thursday 30 June 2016 09:26

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has launched a celebration of young producers and entrepreneurs.


Didiza visits killed ANC member’s family

Wednesday 29 June 2016 18:31

The family of African National Congress (ANC) supporter, Simon Modige, who was gunned down two weeks ago is still battling with its loss.


Violent protests remain a concern for the IEC

Wednesday 29 June 2016 15:40

Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Deputy Chairperson, Terry Tselane, says that violent protests remain a concern to the IEC.


Police say the man will be charged with murder and more charges may be added.
Suspect in Tshwane ANC shooting arrested

Wednesday 29 June 2016 09:20

Gauteng police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a man who was gunned down outside the ANC meeting at the Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria two weeks ago.


Oscar Pistorius 'swindle' bail hearing postponed

Tuesday 28 June 2016 12:30

The bail hearing of the man accused of trying to swindle murder accused Oscar Pistorius out of R350 000 to make his murder docket disappear has been postponed.


Heyns elected member of UN Human Rights committee

Monday 27 June 2016 21:54

Former Dean of Law Faculty and former Director of the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria Professor Christof Heyns has been elected as a member of the UN Human Rights Committee.


Minister Lindiwe Zulu says attacks on foreign traders will not be tolerated.
Minister condemns Tshwane looting, violence

Sunday 26 June 2016 12:58

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says she is concerned that the on-going intimidation directed at small business owners will discourage entrepreneurs to establish new businesses.


FF Plus lodges complaint against high profile ANC leaders

Sunday 26 June 2016 10:25

The Freedom Front Plus (FFP) has handed a docket of more than 100 pages to the South African Police Services complaining about high profile African National Congress members.


Thoko Didiza took part in a campaign trail for the second day running in Tshwane.
Tshwane ANCWL supports Didiza

Saturday 25 June 2016 19:43

The ANCWL in Tshwane has officially welcomed the much talked about mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza.


Dipuo Peters was speaking at the first-ever, two-day National Youth Summit on Road Safety in Pretoria.
Young people must remedy road carnage says Minister

Saturday 25 June 2016 15:05

Transport Minister, Dipuo Peters says worldwide statistics show that young people die in huge numbers on the roads, and that South Africa is no exception.


Didiza unfazed by violent protests against her nomination

Friday 24 June 2016 19:39

African National Congress (ANC) Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza was on the campaign trail in the city and came face-to-face with some of the residents on Friday.


NPA, Zuma spy tapes appeal dismissed

Friday 24 June 2016 10:15

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed the NPA and President Jacob Zuma's application for leave to appeal a decision on the spy tapes case.


Fikile Mbalula says the ruling party must educate its members more on internal processes.
ANC must draw lessons from Tshwane unrest: Mbalula

Friday 24 June 2016 07:55

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says the African National Congress (ANC) must draw lessons from the unrest in Pretoria townships.


Spy tapes judgment to be handed down

Friday 24 June 2016 06:46

The High Court in Pretoria will deliver judgment in the so called spy tapes case on Friday.


Simon Modige is expected to be buried on Saturday.
Man shot at ANC Tshwane gathering remembered

Thursday 23 June 2016 21:24

A memorial service was held for the man who was gunned down outside the ANC's branch executive committee meeting at the Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria on Sunday.


ANC deployee to Tshwane, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Tribalism not the root of violence in Tshwane: Motsoaledi

Thursday 23 June 2016 17:17

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has rejected claims that tribalism is at the root of violent protests against Thoko Didiza being the ANC's mayoral candidate for the Tshwane Metro.


African National Congress' Tshwane mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza.
Didiza officially introduced as Tshwane mayoral candidate

Thursday 23 June 2016 14:42

The ANC’s Tshwane mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza, says one of her priorities will be to make Tshwane one of the best run metros in the country.


Buses were burnt by protestors in Tshwane.
'Political leaders must listen to the masses'

Thursday 23 June 2016 11:00

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) says political leaders must listen to the masses.


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