SABC News - Pretoria


Aids candlelight memorial continues to fight stigma in society

Sunday 21 May 2017 19:43

People living with HIV and Aids, but often too afraid to speak out and seek help, have been thrown a lifeline during the Aids Candlelight Memorial.


Hundreds march in Pretoria against women and child abuse

Saturday 20 May 2017 12:55

Government officials and celebrities such hip-hop artist Cassper Nyovest took part at the #NotInMyName march which was held in Pretoria.


Women urged to join 'Not in My Name' march

Saturday 20 May 2017 09:28

Organisers of the "Not in my name" men's march have encouraged women to join in today's action.


Men to march against women abuse in Pretoria

Saturday 20 May 2017 06:01

Civil society groups and political parties are expected to take part in the "Not in my name" men's march in Pretoria on Saturday.


She was last seen with her boyfriend almost a month ago, shortly after her graduation.
23 year old woman missing in Pretoria

Thursday 18 May 2017 19:32

Soshanguve Police are investigating the disappearance of a 23 year old TUT student who is also a secondary school teacher.


Ntlemeza loses court plea against Mbalula

Thursday 18 May 2017 10:35

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed former Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza's application to bar Police Minister Fikile Mbalula from interfering in his job.  


Ntlemeza back in court for fight for his job

Thursday 18 May 2017 07:05

Former Hawks' head Berning Ntlemeza will know on Thursday morning whether he will return to his job or not.


Tshwane Metro laments plights of homeless people

Thursday 18 May 2017 06:00

The Tshwane Metro Council is planning on building more shelters to accommodate the escalating number of homeless people on their streets as winter creeps in.


D-Day for Ntlemeza's bid to return to work

Wednesday 17 May 2017 19:05

Former Hawks Head, General Berning Ntlemeza will find out on Thursday if he can go back to work.


A group of unemployed graduates, dressed in their graduation gowns and waving their qualifications in the air, marched to the two departments to raise their grievances.
Unemployed graduates march for jobs

Wednesday 17 May 2017 18:18

Unemployed graduates in Pretoria with qualifications ranging from diplomas to postgraduate degrees have marched to demand, among others, employment and economic transformation.


SA-Brazil reaffirm strategic partnership

Monday 15 May 2017 21:11

South Africa and Brazil have reaffirmed their strategic partnership which spans country to country co-operation.  


Stats SA releases teenage pregnancy research findings

Monday 15 May 2017 18:38

The 2016 Demographic and Health Survey has dismissed the perception that teenage girls are deliberately falling pregnant in order to receive government's social grants.


eff Radebe was speaking at the launch of the government's Anti-Corruption Discussion Document Strategy in Pretoria.
Corruption is an enemy of good governance: Radebe

Sunday 14 May 2017 21:16

Minister in the Presidency, for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says corruption is a global phenomenon that requires joint effort to be rooted out.


Marlboro collision claims four lives

Sunday 14 May 2017 06:30

Four people have been killed near the Marlboro off-ramp on the N-1 south between Johannesburg and Pretoria.


Women urged to stay away from abusive partners

Saturday 13 May 2017 12:27

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has urged women to stay away from abusive relationships.


Police minister, Fikile Mbalula also attended a road block on the R80 Mabopane Highway.
Mbalula sends strong warning to Soshanguve criminals

Friday 12 May 2017 18:01

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says operation Wanya Tsotsi will come upon criminals like a ton of bricks.


SAAF’s 44 Squadron gets royal patron

Thursday 11 May 2017 19:05

The South African Air Force’s 44 Squadron has welcomed its new Honorary Colonel, Bafokeng King Leruo Tshekedi Molotlegi, at a parade at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria.


Itereleng Community members say they accept the explanation from the Tshwane MMC for Housing, Mandla Nkomo.
Itereleng residents optimistic after meeting with Tshwane MMC

Thursday 11 May 2017 18:39

Itireleng Community leaders have met with Tshwane MMC for Housing, Mandla Nkomo, to discuss a way forward following Wednesday's violent service delivery protest.


Black Sash continues fight for grant recipients

Thursday 11 May 2017 08:38

Black Sash says it will continue fighting for the rights of the poor following the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria which allows deductions from social grants recipients.


Residents burned tyres and debris and blocked the R55 road with stones, while waiting for the Member of the Mayoral Committee for Housing.
Laudium residents demand service delivery

Wednesday 10 May 2017 20:24

The Itereleng community next to Laudium, west of Pretoria, will meet the MMC for Housing in Tshwane on Thursday 11 May to address their demands.


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