SABC News - Pretoria


Fraud and corruption charges against Mdluli struck off the roll: NPA

Monday 6 July 2015 14:52

The NPA has confirmed that fraud and corruption charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and two others have been struck off the roll.


New diesel locomotives under spotlight at conference

Monday 6 July 2015 14:42

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa board chairperson to give her the relevant details with regards to the diesel locomotives recently acquired.


'Operation Fiela' sees police impounding taxis in Mamelodi

Monday 6 July 2015 11:03

Gauteng police say their decision to impound taxis in Mamelodi, north-east of Pretoria, is part of Operation Fiela.


Violence flared on Wednesday when taxi operators tried to stop Autopax buses from transporting commuters.
Disgruntled Mamelodi taxi bosses to meet Tshwane Mayor

Monday 6 July 2015 05:22

The Mamelodi taxi industry is expected to meet with Tshwane executive mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, as well as representatives of the Gauteng and national governments on Monday.


Mamelodi says "no" to taxi violence

Sunday 5 July 2015 14:59

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says government's duty is to meet the needs of the people.


Gauteng govt, transport stakeholders meeting over taxi violence

Sunday 5 July 2015 12:03

A mass meeting between the Gauteng government, transport stakeholders, community organisations and Mamelodi residents is underway east of Pretoria.


Man gunned down in Pretoria

Sunday 5 July 2015 09:16

A young man has been gunned down at a residential area in Nellmapius in Pretoria, in the early hours of Sunday morning.


Mamelodi residents gear up for a mass meeting with government

Sunday 5 July 2015 06:28

Mamelodi residents are gearing up for a mass meeting with government on Sunday after the past week's taxi violence in the Pretoria township.


Operation Fiela underway in Mamelodi

Saturday 4 July 2015 15:15

Operation Fiela activated in Mamelodi east of Pretoria, following a stand-off between taxi operators and new bus service provider Autopax.


Community organisations, ANC condemn 'transport wars' in Mamelodi

Saturday 4 July 2015 10:05

Community organisations and the African National Congress (ANC) in Mamelodi, east Pretoria have condemned the recent attacks on new operator Autopax services' buses.


Mamelodi taxi operators and the Gauteng Transport Department held a meeting over a routes dispute with Autopax.
Meeting to discuss Autopax, taxi operators impasse set for Sunday

Saturday 4 July 2015 07:29

The public meeting that will include the community of Mamelodi, has been set for Sunday, in an effort to resolve the Autopax-taxi operators clashes.


Gigaba condemns child trafficking in SA

Saturday 4 July 2015 06:55

Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has lamented the continuation of child trafficking and abduction in South Africa.


Autopax and taxi drivers are fighting over some routes in Mamelodi.
Pretoria mayor promises to end Autopax, taxi feud

Friday 3 July 2015 20:43

Tshwane Metro Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says plans are in place to try and restore peace in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria.


The 7th BRICS Summit which starts in Russia next week will discuss the operation of the BRICS Development Bank in SA.
BRICS bank operations to cost SA billions

Friday 3 July 2015 17:29

South Africa will have to spend at least R120 billion to help get the new Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Development Bank up and running.


Prisoner changing the face of the justice system

Friday 3 July 2015 16:38

A prison inmate, Johanes Mogoba, who is serving time at Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Pretoria, is being credited with helping to change the law.


Makhura intervenes in Mamelodi bus violence

Friday 3 July 2015 12:48

The premier of Gauteng David Makhura has been briefed at the Tshwane Metro Council offices in Mamelodi about the transport situation and the causes of this morning's violence.


SuperSport extend Phala’s stay

Friday 3 July 2015 12:43

SuperSport United winger Thuso Phala has signed a four-year extension which will see him at the club till 2019.


The DA remains convinced that the NPA’s decision was politically motivated.
NPA files papers in spy tape case

Friday 3 July 2015 12:33

The National Prosecution Authority (NPA) has filed its papers in the spy tapes case in the High Court in Pretoria.


Situation remains calm in Mamelodi

Friday 3 July 2015 10:47

The situation in Mamelodi seems to have calmed down after passenger transport company, Autopax announced it's not going to let their buses run in Mamelodi, north east of Pretoria, on Friday.  


Vadi condemns killing of a Putco bus driver in Mamelodi

Friday 3 July 2015 08:27

Gauteng’s MEC for Transport, Ishmail Vadi has condemned the killing of a Putco bus driver after he came under fire by unknown assailants in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria.


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