SABC News - Pretoria


SA learners set to return from Nepal

Monday 27 April 2015 17:34

The 18 learners from St Mary's Diocesan School in Pretoria who were on an educational trip to Nepal are due back home on Thursday.


21: SA celebrates Freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 13:17

The Freedom Day Concert has kick started at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.


Jacob Zuma
Zuma says South Africa is still learning

Monday 27 April 2015 12:36

President Zuma's Freedom Day speech highlighted the need for South Africans to use means, rather than violence, to vent their frustrations.


Gauteng premier urges more effort to realise freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 11:05

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the fundamental basis to any freedom is democracy and to achieve a fully democratic country, South Africa needs to mobilise the society as a whole.  


President Jacob Zuma is about to address the nation at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
South Africans grateful to be part of the Freedom Day celebrations

Monday 27 April 2015 11:04

Proceedings for the 21 years of Freedom are underway at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where President Jacob Zuma is expected to address the country.


South Africans urged to embrace spirit of Ubuntu

Monday 27 April 2015 09:00

South Africa celebrates 21 years of democracy on Monday and Minister Nathi Mthethwa calls on South Africa to not abandon their spirit of Ubuntu.


South Africans gather for 21 years of freedom

Monday 27 April 2015 06:30

South Africans come together on 27 April to celebrate Freedom Day and 21 years of democracy.


ANC says South Africans will mark the day amid violence tha portrayed the nation as xenophobic
SA marks Freedom Day

Monday 27 April 2015 06:25

President Jacob Zuma is expected to urge South Africans to value freedom when he delivers the freedom day keynote address at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday.


Sundowns beat spirited Vasco da Gama 1-0

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:35

Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape will meet in the Nedbank Cup final in Port Elizabeth next month.


SA won’t recall high commissioner in Nigeria

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:06

South Africa will not withdraw its high commissioner in Nigeria to reciprocate Nigeria's decision to recall its acting High Commissioner.


SA to send help to Nepal following devastating earthquake

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:00

The South African government is in contact with Nepal government to provide assistance to stranded South Africans while Gift of the Givers are sending a rescue team to the affected country.


Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:31

Nigeria recalled its ambassador to South Africa on Saturday in the latest sign of the African country's discontent at Pretoria's handling of attacks on immigrants.


Acting Minister of Public Service Nathi Mthethwa says they can only restructure the package but cannot increase the salary bill.
Govt considers new salary package

Saturday 25 April 2015 07:30

Government is considering restructuring a new salary package for public servants when they return to the negotiating table on Tuesday.


The court ruled that the application for Sapo to have its bank accounts released is devoid of all merits.
Sapo fails in bid to have bank accounts released

Saturday 25 April 2015 07:24

The High Court in Pretoria on Friday rejected a bid by the SA Post Office to have its bank accounts released, part of a battle by a cellphone service provider to recover R50 million.


President Jacob Zuma assured leaders of the migrant community that foreign nationals are safe in the country.
SA’s moral high ground intact amid xenophobic attacks: Zuma

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:26

President Jacob Zuma says despite the recent spate of xenophobic attacks, South Africa's moral high ground still remains intact.


We are dealing with the xenophobic problem: Zuma

Friday 24 April 2015 20:45

President Jacob Zuma says organisations that represent foreign nationals will link up with a committee set up to deal with the xenophobic attacks.


Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says, however, there is still room for improvement.
Madonsela lauds government in fighting corruption

Friday 24 April 2015 17:48

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has commended government for making a steady progress in fighting corruption in the public sector.


Seven people have been killed and several others displaced due to the xenophobic attacks.
South Africans march against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 13:37

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has joined thousands of people in an anti-xenophobia march in the capital city. The march has been billed as a "Million Men March".


People around the world voiced out their opinion in xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Citizens speak out against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 12:14

People have taken to social media to express their views on the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.


The Anti-xenophobia march will start at the Pretoria City Hall and proceed to the Union Buildings
Anti-xenophobia march to attract thousands

Friday 24 April 2015 08:00

The newly-formed anti-xenophobia task team is expected to attract thousands of people in its planned march against attacks on foreign nationals in Pretoria on Friday.


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