SABC News - Pretoria


Anxiety as Cabinet meeting details are expected on Thursday

Wednesday 29 March 2017 21:45

Details of a highly-expected Cabinet meeting will only expected to be released on Thursday.


SA's swelling unemployment rate is still a problem: Lehola

Wednesday 29 March 2017 20:11

Pali Lehohla says South Africa seems to be far from finding a solution to the swelling unemployment rate, especially among the younger generation.


Judgment reserved in Gordhan, Gupta court case

Wednesday 29 March 2017 19:31

Judgment is reserved in the application by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, seeking a declaratory order to stop the Gupta family from pressurising him.


Banks support Gordhan’s no interference statement

Wednesday 29 March 2017 17:18

ABSA, Standard Bank, the Reserve Bank and the Financial Intelligence Centre all made submissions to the high court in Pretoria.


SA will need around R650 billion to build three nuclear power stations

Wednesday 29 March 2017 14:57

Delegates attending the Nuclear Africa conference in Pretoria have been told that South Africa will need around R650 billion to build three nuclear power stations.


Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is seeking a declaratory order to stop the Gupta family from pressuring him to intervene in the closing of their companies' accounts by banks.
Standard Bank to make submissions in Gupta case

Wednesday 29 March 2017 05:27

Standard Bank will be the first party to make a submission when the case between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned businesses resumes in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday.


Gordhan refutes rumours of being fired

Tuesday 28 March 2017 19:14

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan refuted reports that he's been fired or that he has resigned.


Helen Suzman Foundation wants Ntlemeza out of office

Tuesday 28 March 2017 16:11

The Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom under Law have filed papers at the High Court in Pretoria to order Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza to leave office.


Gordhan allowed use of State attorney

Tuesday 28 March 2017 14:55

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by Gupta-owned company Sahara disputing Finance Minister Gordhan's right to use of a State attorney.


The city of Tshwane has launched a cashless fare system that removes the handling of cash from the bus drivers.
Cashless fare system on Tshwane buses to improve revenue

Monday 27 March 2017 14:35

City of Tshwane executive mayor Solly Msimango says the newly introduced cashless fare system will help to enhance the city's revenue.


Land reform and racism to headline ANC NEC meeting

Saturday 25 March 2017 09:06

Land reform, crime and racism, will top of the agenda of the ANC's National Executive Committee meeting under way in Irene, Pretoria.


Mastermind in Chief Justice office burglary hands himself to police

Friday 24 March 2017 20:47

The alleged mastermind behind the burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand last weekend has handed himself over to police in Pretoria.


eNatis is the national register for all vehicles and driving licences.
eNatis faces closure due to unpaid bills

Friday 24 March 2017 18:33

The government National Traffic Information System (eNATIS ) faces a total shutdown due to unpaid telephone and data bills.


Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking at the National Skills Conference in Irene, Pretoria.
Ramaphosa urges private sector to support youth empowerment

Friday 24 March 2017 14:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the private sector to support government initiatives to transform post-school education and training.


The seizure and operation is at the premises of nine fresh produce markets agents in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
Competition Commission probes price-fixing in fresh produce markets

Thursday 23 March 2017 16:55

The Competition Commission is conducting a search and seizure operation at the premises of nine fresh produce markets agents in Johannesburg and Pretoria over alleged price-fixing.


Coal transporters take Eskom, government to court

Thursday 23 March 2017 15:07

The Coal Transporters Forum has approached the high court, seeking an interdict to bar Eskom from entering into contracts with renewable energy independent power producers.


SAPS warns public about bogus police

Thursday 23 March 2017 05:43

SAPS are investigating after a criminal gang allegedly posing as cops has been linked to several car robberies in Pretoria, Gauteng.


Free Higher Education for the poor still on the cards: Pandor

Wednesday 22 March 2017 20:07

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has told the Fees Commission that free Higher Education for the poor is the goal of the ruling party.


Fees Commission to resume its public hearings

Wednesday 22 March 2017 10:12

The Commission of inquiry into the feasibility of fee free Higher Education and Training is expected to resume its public hearings in Centurion, south of Pretoria.


SA's ambassador to Eritrea has died

Tuesday 21 March 2017 21:48

The passing of South Africa's ambassador to Eritrea, Roy Setlhapelo has been described as a great loss to the country.


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