SABC News - Pretoria


Angry TUT students and management resume talks

Thursday 18 September 2014 05:22

The management of Tshwane University of Technology and the Student Representative Council have re-opened talks to end the violent protests that have brought the institution to a standstill.


Head of the Governance, Crime and Justice Division at the Institute for Security Studies, Gareth Newham.
Police must present stategy with the crime statistics: ISS

Wednesday 17 September 2014 17:00

Police must present a clear strategy on how to deal with crime regardless if there is to be a drop in any of the numbers realised in the crime statistics.


 The university had expected students back in class on Wednesday following several days of violent strike action.
Protests prompt closure of TUT's Pretoria campus

Wednesday 17 September 2014 10:02

Violent protests again erupted at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) on Wednesday forcing management to close the Pretoria campus.


Former President Thabo Mbeki.
Mbeki calls for repatriation of African heritage treasures

Wednesday 17 September 2014 09:40

Former President Thabo Mbeki has called for the repatriation of all the African heritage treasures and symbols from all over the world.


Sharks look to redeem against Bulls

Tuesday 16 September 2014 20:11

Sharks head coach, Brad Macleod-Henderson, says there were plenty of positives to take away from their ABSA Currie Cup draw against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein last week.


Africa’s premier defence expo kicks off

Tuesday 16 September 2014 16:15

The continent’s premier air, sea and land defence exhibition, African Aerospace and Defence (AAD) is set to be the biggest in its 14 year history.


Mbeki laments restoration of African history

Tuesday 16 September 2014 15:52

Former President Thabo Mbeki says Africans should reclaim and write their own history.


Police have maintained that there are no links or evidence that suggest the murders could be linked.
'Mamelodi serial killer' still at large

Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:20

No one has been arrested yet in the so called "Mamelodi serial killer" case in which three women were recently found murdered in the township east of Pretoria.


COPE slams 'unwarranted' attack on Judge Masipa

Monday 15 September 2014 12:45

The Congress of the People says the attacks on Judge Thokozile Masipa is unwarranted and unfair.


Lesotho MPs to hold demonstration in Maseru

Monday 15 September 2014 09:00

Lesotho MPs are expected to hold a demonstration in the capital Maseru on Monday.


Police probe the death of a Mpumalanga student

Sunday 14 September 2014 17:56

Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old Mpumalanga pupil.


Communication Minister Faith Muthambi says services like SASSA, Home Affairs, Department of Labour among other services are related to the municipality.
Muthambi urges Mamelodi residents to use Thusong centres

Sunday 14 September 2014 11:41

Communications minister Faith Muthambi says communities will now be able to access government services such as the labour department, South African Social Security Agency services.


TUT taking urgent steps to reopen

Saturday 13 September 2014 17:45

The Tshwane University of Technology on Saturday said it was taking urgent steps to ensure the academic programme resumes at its campuses.


Models hit the ramp at the Retro Vintage Kolektion Fashion Week.
RVK Fashion Week takes fashionistas back in time

Saturday 13 September 2014 09:00

The second Retro Vintage Kolektion Fashion Week has kicked off at the Gautrain Bosman Station in Pretoria.


Steve Biko died in police custody on September 12, 1977.
Biko encouraged dialogue that lead to empowerment: Pityana

Saturday 13 September 2014 07:24

Rector of the College of Transfiguration in Grahamstown, Professor Barney Pityana, says anti-apartheid activist Stephen Bantu Biko encouraged a dialogue that leads to empowerment.


Police have confirmed that two strangled women have been found dead in Mamelodi East.
Police search for missing Mamelodi woman

Saturday 13 September 2014 06:35

Police in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, are searching for Kagisho Tshebesebe, 23, who has been missing since last week Saturday.


Minister Malusi Gigaba met with the airlines industry and the travel and tourism sector on Friday.
Implementation of new immigration regulation to go ahead

Friday 12 September 2014 19:41

Government says it will not postpone the implementation of the new immigration regulations next month.


Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide.
Pistorius trial highlights

Friday 12 September 2014 17:53

Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced on October 13 after being found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Family members want the commission to continue to probe the killing of their loved ones.
Marikana mine workers families granted permission to make submissions

Friday 12 September 2014 12:22

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has once again allowed family members of the mine workers to make written and oral submission.


Professor Grant gives clarity on Pistorius’s charge

Friday 12 September 2014 11:14

Associate Professor of Law at Wits and Criminal Law expert, James Grant says unlike the U.S where they have the different degrees of murder, we have only one murder charge in South Africa.


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