SABC News - Pretoria


SADC facilitator, Cyril Ramaphosa, is overseeing developments in Lesotho
Ramaphosa hails Lesotho officers' departure

Saturday 22 November 2014 15:14

The departure of three senior Lesotho police and army officers from the country was welcomed by SADC facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday.


Participates at UNITE4MANDELA took part in various in categories including cycling, running and walking.
South Africans celebrate Mandela's legacy

Saturday 22 November 2014 13:54

UNITE4MANDELA participants on Saturday say they took part in Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day in the spirit of Nelson Mandela.


South Africans win UNITE4MANDELA races

Saturday 22 November 2014 12:07

Thousands of sports fanatics took part in various races at the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday.


Pistorius turns 28

Saturday 22 November 2014 05:50

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius turns 28 on Saturday and it’s his first birthday behind bars.


Govt ready for UNITE4MANDELA

Saturday 22 November 2014 05:32

Government says it is ready for the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day on Saturday, which will be attended by over 25 000 participants in categories including cycling, running and walking.


South Africans UNITE4MANDELA

Friday 21 November 2014 20:00

South Africans from all walks of life are expected to participate in the UNITE4MANDELA initiative which takes place in Tshwane on Saturday.  


Swimmers Shaun Harris, Gerhard Zandberg, Giulio Zorzi, and Cameron van der Burgh.
Legendary SA swimmers relay for 'Movember'

Friday 21 November 2014 18:05

Four swimming teams, including four legendary South African swimmers, took to the pool at the Tuks Sports Centre.


 Mandela Sports and Culture Day is aimed at commemorating SA’s first black president.
All systems go for Mandela Sports, Culture day

Friday 21 November 2014 16:05

Over 25 000 people will participate in the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day on Saturday.


Homebuyers welcome rate decision: Ooba

Friday 21 November 2014 08:45

The decision by the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) to leave the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% on Thursday will be welcomed by home buyers, bond originator Ooba said.


De Kock's lawyer positive of his release

Thursday 20 November 2014 12:14

A legal representative for former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock says he is positive that his client will finally be released on parole.


ANCYL protest application declined: AIG

Thursday 20 November 2014 08:25

Tshwane municipality has declined the ANCYL application to protest near the Afrikaans is Groot (AIG) music concerts in Pretoria, organisers said on Wednesday.


E-Tolls Review Panel hearings are being held in Pretoria.
Motorists will continue to finance e-toll: Transport Dept

Thursday 20 November 2014 07:30

The Transport Department says road users will continue to finance the e-toll system while government is looking for different funding models for road infrastructure in Gauteng.


‘Sanral responsible for implementing govt policies’

Wednesday 19 November 2014 20:15

Sanral CEO Nazir Ali says the public should change its thinking about the parastatal, as its mandate is not to make profit, but mainly to implement government policies.


Zuma, Khama to hold second SA-Botswana Bi-National

Wednesday 19 November 2014 16:18

Presidents Zuma and Khama are expected to meet in Botswana on Thursday for the second session of the SA-Botswana Bi-National Commission.


Sanral told panel that it had spent 95 % of its budget on maintaining road network in South Africa
Sanral to make submissions to e-toll advisory panel

Wednesday 19 November 2014 10:40

The roads agency Sanral on Wednesday is expected to make more submissions to the e-tolls advisory panel sitting in Pretoria


The official reception ceremony for 74 victims was held at Waterkloof Air Force Base on Sunday.
Funeral process begins for Nigeria building collapse victims

Wednesday 19 November 2014 05:27

The process of sending the bodies of those killed in the Nigerian church building collapse to their places of burial has commenced, government said on Tuesday.


Operation Phakisa set to overhaul SA clinics

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:25

President Jacob Zuma launched the Operation Phakisa programme to overhaul South Africa’s clinics for the provision of quality health care services.


Workplace gender, disability compliance hearing underway

Tuesday 18 November 2014 19:29

The Commission for Gender Equity says three out of 11 entities making presentations in Pretoria have met the Employment Equity Act requirements.


South Africans urged to support Unite for Mandela initiative

Monday 17 November 2014 19:30

The Sport and Arts and Culture ministries have appealed to South Africans to come out in large numbers and support the Nelson Mandela Sport and Cultural Day on Saturday.


Jim urges members to fight Cosatu expulsion

Monday 17 November 2014 18:36

Numsa secretary general, Irvin Jim, has called on the union's members to fight their expulsion from labour federation, Cosatu.


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