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Plan to build gate structure to curb crime at Klapperkop Nature Reserve | Pretoria News – Independent Online

Ward councillor Shaun Wilkinson and MP Michael Shackleton at the entrance of the crime-ridden Klapperkop Nature Reserve. Pretoria – The City of Tshwane has taken a resolution to start building permanent gate structures at the crime-ridden Klapperkop Nature Reserve. The move followed an urgent meeting convened by ward councillor Shaun Wilkinson to bring together stakeholders […]

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Tshwane residents urged to use water sparingly due to low reservoir levels | Pretoria News – Independent Online

Tshwane residents have been urged to use water sparingly due to low reservoir levels. Picture: Susanne Jutzeler, suju-foto/Pixabay. Pretoria – Tshwane residents have been urged to use water sparingly due to reservoir levels across the municipality that have recently dropped severely. Utility Services MMC, Abel Tau, said the plea was necessitated by some reservoirs, which […]

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WATCH: World Sight Day brings joy after 160 cataract ops at the Eye Institute | Pretoria News – Independent Online

Fortune Mamogobo, 16, one of the patients who underwent free cataract removal surgery to mark World Sight Day. Thobile Mathonsi African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – World Sight Day yesterday brought joy to 160 patients who were given the gift of sight through successful surgeries performed by various ophthalmologists at the Eye Institute in Pretoria. […]

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Gauteng Education officially launches Digital Content and Online Assessment Platform – Fourways Review

The Gauteng Education MEC for Education and Youth Development, Panyaza Lesufi officially launched the Digital Content and Online Assessment Platform at Soshanguve East Secondary School, today, 11 October.  The e-learning platform will equip learners for the fourth revolution across the province Lesufi said. The digital content intends to improve the province’s approach by availing the […]

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City of Tshwane feels SAHRC heat to fix Rooiwal Water Treatment Plant | Pretoria News – Independent Online

The Rooiwal Wastewater Treatment Works. Picture: African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) continues to put pressure on stakeholders to rehabilitate the Rooiwal Water Treatment Plant, which supplies Hammanskraal and surrounding areas. According to the SAHRC, water coming from the facility was not as clean and should not be used […]

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Soshanguve pupil struggles to speak after bullying | Pretoria News – IOL

Theo Nyamane with a copy of her book, School Bullying Impaired My Son’s Speech Permanently. Oupa Mokoena African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – A 15-year-old boy from Soshanguve is still struggling to regain his speaking ability after his vocal cord was damaged by a fellow learner. The incident happened inside the boys’ toilets while he […]

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UPDATE: Moot man fought house robbers before he was killed | Rekord Moot – Rekord Moot

It appears that a man, who was murdered in his Rietondale home during a house robbery, fought the robbers before they killed him. Edwin Muller (32) was found dead at his Rietondale home by his 64-year-old mother, whom he shared the house with, around 18:40 on Wednesday. “He was found with multiple stab wounds to […]

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Off-duty officer captures wanted Sunnyside murder suspect – Rekord East

An off-duty police officer helped lead a sting operation that led to the capture of a murder suspect who had been on the run for almost a year and a half this weekend.  It is believed that the 34-year-old man was among the suspects who reportedly lured Shaun Douglas Chabalala (23), an upcoming musician, to […]

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PICS: Injured woman rescued after fall in Pretoria nature reserve – IOL

PRETORIA – A woman has been rescued and hospitalised with a broken ankle after falling on a hiking trail in a Pretoria nature reserve on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said.   Netcare 911 paramedics responded shortly after 2.30pm “to a fall” at the Wonderboom Nature Reserve in Pretoria, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said. “Reports from the […]

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More than 600 arrested in Pretoria operation – Rekord Moot

More than six hundred people were arrested during a joint high-density crime prevention operation in Pretoria over the weekend. SAPS joined forces with Tshwane Metro Police Department, Gauteng Traffic and National Traffic to address transit crimes, said police spokesperson Captain Augustinah Selepe. Selepe said crimes such as detection of stolen vehicles, drugs, unlawful possession of […]