SABC News - Pretoria


Bozwana was killed execution style on 2nd October 2015 at the Garsfontein off-ramp on the N1 highway in Pretoria
Suspects accused of killing Bozwana plead not guilty

Wednesday 28 June 2017 10:59

The trial of four men accused of killing North West businessman Wandile Bozwana is expected to start in the North Gauteng High Court this morning.


Process of repatriating 237 young people in Pretoria begins

Wednesday 28 June 2017 10:03

Gauteng Social Development Department has started repatriating close to 237 young people who were stranded in Wonder Park‚ north of Pretoria, on Tuesday.


Jeff Radebe says cabinet takes its evaluation reports seriously.
Radebe defends his department amid criticism

Tuesday 27 June 2017 18:52

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation has defended the work his department is doing, saying Cabinet takes its evaluation reports seriously.


The postponement of presidential elections in DRC led to protests across the country.
Kabila committed to unlocking impasse over national elections  

Sunday 25 June 2017 18:38

DRC President Joseph Kabila has committed to unlocking the impasse over the staging of the national elections in his country.


DRC president Joseph Kabila.
Zuma has urged DRC govt, opposition to resume dialogue

Sunday 25 June 2017 15:19

President Jacob Zuma has urged government and opposition political leaders of the DRC to resume dialogue to unlock the impasse over the staging of the national elections.  


Parents urged to circumcise their boys in hospital

Sunday 25 June 2017 13:18

Parents of boys going through the initiation process have been urged to allow them to be circumcised in hospital.


SA, DRC discuss economic, social, political challenges

Sunday 25 June 2017 12:40

President Zuma has welcomed the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) leader.


DRC nationals protest Kabila visit in Pretoria

Sunday 25 June 2017 11:18

Scores of DRC nationals were protesting at the entrance of the Sefako Makgatho presidential guesthouse in Pretoria ahead of President Joseph Kabila’s arrival


DRC's Leonard She Okitundu (L) and SA's Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (R) met in Pretoria.
SA, DRC consolidate bilateral relations

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:12

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo are looking to consolidate their relations.


Tshwane has been hit by sporadic disruptions of waste management services.
Tshwane's waste management services in crisis

Saturday 24 June 2017 20:52

There's uncertainty over future waste management services in some parts of Tshwane.


Saturday’s dead rubber followed after the Boks had already tied up the series with back-to-back wins in Pretoria and Durban in the past fortnight.
Boks whitewash France 3-0 after winning the third Test 35-12

Saturday 24 June 2017 20:34

The much-improved Springboks wielded the whitewash brush to good effect by winning the third and final Test 35-12 against France at Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg, on Saturday evening.


Ndaedzo Nethonzhe from InnerMan Institute says it is important to influence the next male generation from a young age to respect women.
Good role models for boys to combat violence

Saturday 24 June 2017 18:32

Good male role models for young boys are a way to combat the scourge of violence against women and children in South Africa.


ANC Secretary-General, Gwede Manstashe says removing President Jacob Zuma might cause a crisis in the organisation.
Removing Zuma will destroy ANC: Mantashe

Friday 23 June 2017 21:49

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe says the ANC is under siege with its allies believing that removing President Jacob Zuma will solve the party's challenges.


Tshwane approached the court after illegal land occupiers blocked formal residents from leaving their homes.
Court interdicts Mamelodi illegal land occupation

Friday 23 June 2017 08:00

The high court in Pretoria has interdicted illegal land occupiers of Mahube Valley in Mamelodi from destroying the City of Tshwane's infrastructure.


While tensions remain high, City of Tshwane mayor, Solly Msimanga says a solution to the shack dwellers' challenges has been found.
Shack dwellers, home owners' stand-off continues in Mamelodi

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:25

Tensions remains high in Mahube, east Mamelodi in Pretoria, following an overnight confrontational stand off between bonded house owners and illegal land invaders who have erected shacks.


Police intervene in Mahube residents stand-off

Thursday 22 June 2017 07:38

An attempt to burn down a house, a shack, damage water meters and a car prompted a stand-off between residents of Mahube, east of Pretoria.


AG expresses concern over irregular spending for municipalities

Wednesday 21 June 2017 20:09

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has expressed concern at the increase in irregular expenditure for municipalities for the 2015-2016 financial year.


It's estimated that about 193 million children are victims of sexual violence worldwide.
Government admits to failing in their fight against child exploitation

Wednesday 21 June 2017 18:23

Governments and organisations fighting the sexual exploitation of children have admitted to failing to combat this crime, globally.


United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's Banele Kunene says Inter-departmental co-ordination must also be stepped up to address human trafficking in South Africa.
Conference hopes to tackle growing human trafficking problem

Tuesday 20 June 2017 17:23

The National Freedom Network that deals with human trafficking case management says most trafficked humans are from rural communities and are enticed to cities or farms by job promises.


Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffrey says unattended domestic violence often results into a tragic domestic homicide.
No child should witness abuse at home: Jeffrey

Tuesday 20 June 2017 16:12

Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, John Jeffrey says no child should witness abuse at home.


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