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Tickets for the send-off Test at Loftus still available for sleepyheads – Rekord East

The Boks are the new Castle Lager Rugby Championship holders and today (Saturday 17 Augustus) at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, they will play their Farewell Test against what promises to be a fired-up Argentina side. For Bulls fans it will be all about Schalk, Lizo, Lood, RG, Marco, Jesse and Warrick… Tickets for the Boks’ […]

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UPDATE: Eldoraigne library mural completed – Centurion Rekord

A group of Eldoraigne High School matric pupils have completed their mural at the local community library. The mural, which formed part of ongoing efforts to pep up the facility, was painted by the arts and culture students on an interior wall of the library auditorium starting three weeks ago. Its design highlights mathematics, science […]

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VIDEO: Tshwane tackles unemployment – Rekord East

The Tshwane metro has opened its public works programme employee registration window in the Pretoria CBD. Speaking during his visit to registration centre at Sammy Marks Square in the CBD on Monday, mayor Stevens Mokgalapa said his administration was taking the fight against unemployment to the next level to “alleviate poverty in the city”. He […]

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NEWSFLASH: Abduction fears dismissed after east schoolboy goes ‘walkabout’ – Rekord East

A message doing the rounds on social media about of the abduction of a boy at a Pretoria east school has sent parents into a frenzy. But the police have pointed out there was no need to panic as no such abduction took place. The message claimed that the boy was kidnapped at the Glenstantia […]

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Villieria police reach out to women – Rekord Moot

The Villieria police station is tackling several projects this month in support of women’s month, which is commemorated in August. Not only is the police station planning to launch an awareness campaign against crime with other key players, they also ran several outreaches in their area. Police spokesperson Captain Coba Brits said on the first […]

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NEWSFLASH: Drug bust in notorious Eersterust ‘drug street’ – Rekord Moot

A 21-year-old man was arrested for drug dealing in Eersterust following an intelligence-led operation on Friday morning. The man was found with 188 packets of what is suspected to be methcathinone, also known as CAT, at Titus Avenue, a street notorious for drug dealing. Police spokesperson Sergeant Sam Shibambo said police, along with the Bronkhorstspruit […]

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VIDEO: Meet Pretoria’s ‘linguistic genius’ – Rekord East

Meet 47-year-old Pretoria man who speaks more languages than you can imagine. Linguistic genius Frikkie Mulder speaks more than 12 languages including isiZulu and Russian. “My TshiVenda and Xitsonga are pretty basic, but I am getting there,” he said. The father of five speaks all of the country’s official languages, isicamtho (also known as “tsotsi […]

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Boks continue to strive for consistency says Duane Vermeulen – Rekord East

South Africa will enjoy their triumph in the Rugby Championship, but Springbok captain Duane Vermeulen said these moments are all stepping stones towards the big goal of the year, the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The Boks smashed Argentina 46-13 in Salta on Saturday to clinch the Southern Hemisphere crown for the first time […]

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Mrs Universe finalist will be in corner for abused men, boys | Pretoria News – Independent Online

TSHWANE City staffer Lolo Phala is a finalist in Mrs Universe South Africa. Mahlatsi Dibakwane Pretoria – City of Tshwane employee Lolo Phala, a finalist in Mrs Universe South Africa pageant, has set her heart on being an advocate against domestic violence against boys and men. The 39-year-old said that her colleagues gave her the […]

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UPDATE: Emotional scenes as charges provisionally withdrawn in ‘KFC assault case’ – Rekord North

Sighs of relief and disbelief were the order of the day, as the charges against the men accused of assaulting a couple at a KFC drive-through were withdrawn on Thursday. This after the five men briefly appeared in the Pretoria North magistrate’s court. The defence team – consisting of three lawyers – welcomed the submissions […]