SABC News - Pretoria


Jackie Selebi was praised for the work he did as National Commissioner of Police.
Political leaders praise Selebi’s effort

Saturday 31 January 2015 17:55

Former police chief, Jackie Selebi, was praised for the work he did in the police, his wicked sense of humour and loyalty to the ANC.


Former police chief Jackie Selebi passed away last week at the age of 64.
Selebi funeral gets underway

Saturday 31 January 2015 08:36

The Dutch Reformed Church Moreletta Park in Pretoria is slowly starting to fill up with people waiting for the funeral of the former police chief, Jackie Selebi, to begin.


Most of the shops in Atteridgeville are owned by foreigners.
Police arrest Somalians over looting murder

Friday 30 January 2015 20:50

Police have arrested four Somalians for the death of a teenager in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.


SARB Governor frets about economic impact of load shedding

Friday 30 January 2015 06:00

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has warned that load-shedding could limit the impact of current lower interest rates.


Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago made an announcement of the repo rate in Pretoria.
Repo rate remains at 5.75%

Thursday 29 January 2015 16:30

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% meaning that the prime lending rate stays at 9.25%.


Chaos erupts at Home Affairs' asylum office

Thursday 29 January 2015 12:14

Chaos has broken out at the Home Affairs Refugee Center in Marabastad, Pretoria with thousands of asylum seekers trying to force their way into the department's buildings.


Time to celebrate Selebi's life: Family

Thursday 29 January 2015 11:00

The memorial service of former national police commissioner, Jackie Selebi, will be held at the Events Centre in Pretoria west at 5pm on Thursday afternoon.


Amla, Rossouw punish wayward Windies again

Thursday 29 January 2015 06:31

Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw smashed quick-fire centuries as South Africa crushed a profligate West Indies by 131 runs in a rain-affected fifth and final one-day international on Wednesday.


ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe addressed the media in Pretoria following a three-day National Executive Committee meeting this week.
Foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land: ANC

Thursday 29 January 2015 05:35

The African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla has resolved that foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land in the country.


Power grid strain due to development: ANC

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:59

The strain on the power grid is due to economic growth and development, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.


Metrorail has apologised for the inconvenience caused.
Cable theft causes train delays

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:35

Metrorail in Gauteng says there will be delays of up to 40 minutes on several routes from Germiston station due to cable theft on Wednesday morning.


Derby-Lewis should be released: medical parole board

Tuesday 27 January 2015 20:25

The Correctional Services Medical Advisory Parole Board says the  terminally ill Clive Derby-Lewis should be released on medical parole.


Selebi's conviction overshadowed his good work: Malema

Tuesday 27 January 2015 19:53

EFF leader Julius Malema says it's unfortunate that former Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi's conviction overshadowed the good work he has done.


Suzman Foundation works to reinstate Hawks Head amidst legal battle

Tuesday 27 January 2015 15:49

The Helen Suzman Foundation wants Hawks head Anwa Dramat back at work while the legal challenges around his suspension continue.


Derby-Lewis a free man

Tuesday 27 January 2015 11:36

The medical parole board has approved Clive Derby Lewis's application. His lawyer, Marius Coertze announced the decision in Pretoria on Tuesday.


Clive Derby-Lewis is behind bars for orchestrating the murder of SACP leader Chris Hani.
Derby-Lewis medical parole decision out today

Tuesday 27 January 2015 05:44

Clive Derby-Lewis's lawyer is expected to make an announcement in Pretoria this morning regarding his application for medical parole.


The presidency says Vas Soni resigned for personal reasons as his wife is unwell.
Zuma receives Soni's resignation

Tuesday 27 January 2015 05:27

President Jacob Zuma has received the resignation of Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Vas Soni, the presidency said on Monday.


Energy crisis high on ANC’s Lekgotla agenda

Monday 26 January 2015 05:32

The on-going energy crisis is believed to be on top of the agenda at the African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla, currently underway outside Pretoria.


Selebi to be laid to rest next Saturday

Sunday 25 January 2015 18:45

Former National Police Commissioner, Jackie Selebi will be buried in Pretoria on Saturday (31 January).


Selebi family to brief media on funeral arrangements

Sunday 25 January 2015 15:00

The family of former National Police Commissioner, Jackie Selebi, will brief the media about his funeral arrangements later on Sunday.


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