SABC News - Pretoria


Decision on Pistorius conviction to be announced on Thursday

Tuesday 1 December 2015 21:46

The Supreme Court of Appeal will announce on Thursday if it will overturn Oscar Pistorius’s conviction of culpable homicide.


President Kundapur Vanman says the bank will soon commence with recruitment.
BRICS bank plans to deliver quality services speedily

Tuesday 1 December 2015 21:45

The BRICS New Development Bank President Kundapur Vanman Kamath says the institution will act with speed without compromising quality.


African leaders urged to respect human rights

Monday 30 November 2015 21:45

The South African government has urged African leaders to respect human rights.


Power partially restored after Gautrain train lines damaged

Monday 30 November 2015 07:11

The Gautrain Management Agency says power has been restored to one of the two lines between Pretoria and Hatfield.


Nzimande urges ANC to manage leadership transition properly

Sunday 29 November 2015 22:03

The SACP's secretary general, Blade Nzimande, says the African National Congress (ANC) should find a better way to manage its problems whenever there is a leadership transition in the party.


Over 5.94 million meet SARS tax filling season deadline

Sunday 29 November 2015 16:24

More than 5.94 million taxpayers met the SA Revenue Service’s (SARS) 2015 tax filling season deadline, on Friday, acting SARS Commissioner Jonas Makwakwa said on Sunday.


Gautrain agency pushes to fix damaged railway line

Sunday 29 November 2015 08:01

The Gautrain Management Agency says its workers have started repairing the railway line that a cement truck damaged.


The ANC top agenda are preparations for 2016 local government elections.
2016 elections top ANC NEC meeting agenda

Sunday 29 November 2015 01:50

The ANC's plans to retain control of some of the country's strategic metropolitan councilsare being hatched at the party's NEC meeting in Irene, near Pretoria.


Gautrain crash disrupts train services

Saturday 28 November 2015 12:30

Gautrain services have been disrupted between Pretoria and Hatfield. This after a line was damaged.


Environmental Affairs to study rhino horn trade judgement

Friday 27 November 2015 22:49

The Department of Environmental Affairs says it is not totally opposed to legalised rhino horn trade in the country.


The Pretoria High Court's decision to set aside the 2009 rhino horn trade moratorium.
‘Banning legal trade of rhino horns forces people to become poachers’

Friday 27 November 2015 10:32

The attorney representing the applicant in the rhino horn trade case says banning the legal trade will force people to become poachers.


Govt looking into compensating families of slain traffic officers

Friday 27 November 2015 09:51

According to Acting Transport Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, government is in the process of establishing an insurance scheme to ensure that families of deceased traffic officers are taken care of.


Zuma urges African countries to partner in combatting terrorism

Friday 27 November 2015 08:12

President Jacob Zuma has called for more co-operation among African countries in supporting anti-terrorism initiatives.


Judgment on rhino horn trade welcomed

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:44

Wildlife groups have welcomed a High Court ruling, lifting a six year ban on rhino horn trade in the country.


SA court lifts ban on rhino horn trade

Thursday 26 November 2015 12:25

Domestic rhino horn trade is now legal after the High Court in Pretoria set aside government's 2009 ban thereof on Thursday.  


Krejcir’s urgent application dismissed with costs

Wednesday 25 November 2015 19:09

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir has been dealt another blow on Wednesday.


Auditor General uncovers R25.7bn in irregular expenditure

Wednesday 25 November 2015 18:26

The education, health and public works sectors still have the worst audit outcomes.


Minister Naledi Pandor says the science forum will focus on challenges facing Africa.
SA to host science forum

Wednesday 25 November 2015 11:25

Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor says Africa's science agenda will be the main focus during the upcoming deliberations next month on science.


Tshwane aims to ban use of private vehicles in CBD

Tuesday 24 November 2015 21:31

The City of Tshwane wants to ban the use of private vehicles in the Pretoria CBD.


Vumani residents have protested against their inclusion in a new municipality.
New Limpopo municipality case moved to next year

Tuesday 24 November 2015 11:41

The High Court in Pretoria has postponed the case of residents of Vuwani in Limpopo who are against the inclusion of their area in the new municipality in the Vhembe district.


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