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ISIS suspects blocked from entering SA

Sunday 15 January 2017 17:25

The Hawks have confirmed that two suspected Islamic State operatives have been stopped from entering South Africa.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
Ramaphosa to lead South African delegation to WEF in Davos

Saturday 14 January 2017 11:45

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, next week.


Public Protector assures BLF she will investigate "white monopoly"

Thursday 12 January 2017 20:43

The Black Land First Movement says it has received assurance from Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane that she will investigate its complaint of state capture by white monopoly capital.


Police applauded for job well done over festive period

Thursday 12 January 2017 17:17

Analysts are applauding the police for a job well done over December and the festive period as contact crime, which includes murder and aggravated robberies, decreased by 5.3% over December.


NSFAS allocated R15 bln to deserving students

Thursday 12 January 2017 14:54

Higher Education Minister Blade Ndzimande says the NSFAS has been allocated over R15 billion to fund deserving students at higher learning institutions for the 2017 academic year.


Frustrated parents were stuck in queues.
Online registration leaves Gauteng parents frustrated

Wednesday 11 January 2017 21:13

The first day of the 2017 school year has left some Gauteng parents and children frustrated.


Ghali appeals for UN, AU support

Monday 9 January 2017 20:15

President of the Sahrawi, Brahim Ghali, is appealing for the full independence of his country to be prioritised.


Mosimane extends Sundowns contract

Monday 9 January 2017 19:13

Mamelodi Sundowns President Patrice Motsepe confirmed that Pitso Mosimane extended his contract with the club for another four years.


N4 toll route between Pretoria and Maputo quiter after festive season

Monday 9 January 2017 16:06

The N4 toll route between Pretoria and Maputo in Mozambique has been extremely busy in the past few days.


The Pretoria Magistrate's Court remanded the 27 year-old constable Takatso Mashigo in custody until his bail application on Friday.
Tshwane Metro Police officer charged with murder in custody

Monday 9 January 2017 13:49

The Tshwane Metro Police constable charged with murder, after he allegedly shot a motorist in Hatfield, will spend an additional five days in custody.


The Tshwane Metro Police Division has confirmed that it's handed over CCTV footage of the incident to the Independent Police Investigation Directorate.
A Tshwane Metro officer in court for allegedly shooting a motorist

Monday 9 January 2017 06:08

The Tshwane Metro Police constable arrested following the shooting of a motorist near the Gautrain station in Hatfield is due to appear in court in Pretoria on Monday.


Motorists urged to be cautious on the roads as rainy conditions persist.
Death toll in Pretoria taxi crash rises

Sunday 8 January 2017 08:50

The number of people who've died in a collision between a taxi and bakkie on the N1 near Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria has risen to 16.


An investigation wiil be done to determine what went wrong with the rescue operation.
Names of two Pretoria flood victims released

Sunday 8 January 2017 07:45

The names of the two people who died when a minibus taxi was swept away in a swollen river in Kwaggafontein, east of Pretoria, on Saturday have been released .  


Former Director General of International Relations, businessman Sipho Pityana.
Pityana criticises foreign policy makers

Saturday 7 January 2017 20:37

Speaking at the memorial service of late Professor Rok Ajulu at Unisa in Pretoria, Sipho Pityana made a scathing attack on Pretoria's foreign policy.


Rok Ajulu's memorial service is currently underway at Unisa in Pretoria.
Ajulu was a citizen of the world: Max Sisulu

Saturday 7 January 2017 13:25

Late professor Rok Ajulu has been described as a citizen of the world whose love for freedom knew no boundaries.


 Rok Ajulu passed away at a Hospital in Pretoria.
Ajulu’s memorial underway in Pretoria

Saturday 7 January 2017 12:15

The memorial service of Professor Rok Ajulu is underway at Unisa in Pretoria.


Man found with gunshot wound in a vehicle in Hatfield and Netcare 911 paramedics declared him dead.
Tshwane Metro appeals for witnesses after motorist murder

Saturday 7 January 2017 09:25

The Tshwane Metro Police are calling on members of the public who witnessed Friday's shooting incident outside the Hatfield Gautrain station, east of Pretoria, to come forward.


SA hopeful of UN granting Sahrawi self-determination

Friday 6 January 2017 19:50

South Africa says it is hopeful the new UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, will implement a resolution on a referendum for the self-determination of the people of Western Sahara.


Tshwane metro officer arrested for shooting motorist

Friday 6 January 2017 15:06

A Tshwane Metro Police constable has been arrested following the killing of a motorist outside the Hatfield Gautrain station on Friday.


AfriForum's urgent application dismissed by Pretoria High Court

Thursday 5 January 2017 16:25

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed civil rights organisation AfriForum's urgent application to stop Eskom from disconnecting electricity supply to defaulting municipalities.


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