SABC News - Pretoria


Downs, F State Stars, Arrows through to Telkom last 8

Sunday 4 October 2015 08:35

Mamelodi Sundowns booked their place in the Telkom Knockout quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over Chippa United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville in Pretoria.


Businessman Wandile Bozwana was shot dead on Friday in Pretoria.
Calls for calm after killing of N West businessman

Sunday 4 October 2015 08:07

There have been calls for calm after prominent North West businessman, Wandile Bozwana, was shot dead in Pretoria on Friday in what police say could have been an assassination.


 Cyril Ramaphosa says government is on track in creating job opportunities, especially for young people.
Govt ready to assist young entrepreneurs

Saturday 3 October 2015 22:10

The South African government is ready to support youth interested in business, that's according to deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa.


Hundreds gathered in Pretoria for the Gay Pride Parade.
Gay pride attracts many in Pretoria

Saturday 3 October 2015 18:55

People came from far and wide to celebrate their sexuality at this weekend's Pretoria Gay Pride Parade that was held in Centurion.


The car that North West businessman Wandile Bozwana and Mpho Baloyi were travelling in.
Community in shock following killing of N West businessman

Saturday 3 October 2015 08:28

The killing of a prominent business man around the North West and Northern Cape, Wandile Bozwana has been received by shock to those who have known him.


Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says South Africa is taking the SADC Media Awards seriously.
SABC duo shines at SADC Media Awards

Saturday 3 October 2015 06:49

The South African winners of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards 2015, as well as the national winners, were celebrated at Freedom Park in Pretoria.


HIV/Aids research to target workplace

Friday 2 October 2015 22:04

The Department of Labour has partnered with the Human Sciences Research Council and the German government to conduct multi country research on HIV/AIDS in the workplace.


New visa rules costs tourism industry $540 million in annual revenue

Thursday 1 October 2015 22:15

South Africa's new visa rules will cost the tourism industry $540 million in yearly revenue, the head of an industry body said on Thursday.


ANCYL wants e-tolls scrapped

Thursday 1 October 2015 19:27

Opposition to the e-tolling system is gaining momentum, this time from within the ANC.


Women wait in line to fill buckets from a communal clean tap in Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa. The country has extremely high levels of inequality.
Why inequality won't be fixed with Pikettian distorted data

Thursday 1 October 2015 08:17

In the hot ideological wars South Africans wage, perhaps none is as violent to the truth as the rejigging of the Gini coefficient measuring income inequality.


Thousands took part in the anti-corruption march held in different parts of the country.
Radebe downplays booing incident

Thursday 1 October 2015 06:00

Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, says he is not upset by the hostile reception he received when receiving a memorandum from anti-corruption groups at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.


South Africans gathered in different parts of the country to march against corruption.
Unite Against Corruption threatens more protests

Wednesday 30 September 2015 20:56

The Unite Against Corruption coalition has threatened more action if government does not respond to its demand to scale up anti-corruption efforts.


National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega believes the police could have achieved more had it not been for Solidarity.
Phiyega promotes 14 000 police officers

Wednesday 30 September 2015 20:31

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has attributed the slow rate of promotion in the police service to trade union Solidarity.


Thousands of people took part in the anti-corruption march at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Govt must act decisively against corruption: Vavi

Wednesday 30 September 2015 18:11

The time for government to act decisively against corrupt officials has come. This is according to former Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.


Carl Cloete has taken a swipe at South Africa's biggest labour
Cosatu has neglected its mandate of fighting for workers: Numsa

Wednesday 30 September 2015 12:48

Numsa deputy general secretary Carl Cloete has taken a swipe at South Africa's biggest labour federation, Cosatu. Cloete says Cosatu has neglected its mandate of fighting for workers.


The crime statistics were presented to Parliament's Police Committee on Tuesday.
Partnerships are needed to fight crime: ISS

Wednesday 30 September 2015 11:20

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) Senior Research Fellow, Dr Chandre Gould, says we need a partnership to win the fight against crime.


People say they are joining the march to show their disgust at the level of corruption in the country
Anti-corruption march in Pretoria

Wednesday 30 September 2015 10:43

Young and old South Africans have already started arriving for the highly anticipated anti-corruption march that will get underway at 11am in Pretoria and Cape Town.


SA groups to march against corruption

Wednesday 30 September 2015 09:00

Members of faith based organisations, youths, civil society and trade unions will march to the Union Buildings as well as the National Assembly in Cape Town to protest against corruption.


Two killed during armed robbery in Ga-Rankuwa

Tuesday 29 September 2015 20:17

Police are searching for a group of five men believed to be involved in a fatal cash-in-transit heist at a Ga-Rankuwa shopping complex, north of Pretoria.


A board of inquiry into Riah Phiyega's conduct  was announced last week.
Phiyega awaits Zuma's considerations on her fate

Tuesday 29 September 2015 08:03

President Jacob Zuma now has to consider reasons submitted by National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega on why she should not be suspended, pending the inquiry into her fitness to hold office.


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