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Tshwane’s city manager leaves, ANC and EFF unhappy with new man | Pretoria News – IOL

Dr Moeketsi Mosola, the former Tshwane city manager. Pretoria – Controversial city manager Dr Moeketsi Mosola has finally packed his bags and left the city’s most senior position, but the heat around acting city managers continues to split the council. While opposition parties had been clamouring for Mosola to leave his post at Tshwane House […]

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Women celebrated at events in Pretoria – Rekord Moot

An event to honour women affected by domestic violence and sexual assault was held in the Moot recently. The event was hosted by People Against Abuse organisation based in Eersterust to honour women who have been abused, said spokesperson Atlegang Moeketsi. The event kicked off at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church and the organisation worked […]

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Wrangle over Clifton Beach ‘racism’ payment order | Pretoria News – IOL

Black People’s National Crisis Committee members protest at Clifton Beach in Cape Town where black people were removed. Phando Jikelo African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – Privatesecurity company Professional Protection Alternatives (PPA) must take responsibility for its guards sending beachgoers at Cape Town’s Clifton Beach packing during last December. The North Gauteng High Court in […]

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[VIDEOS] Buildings and shops looted and burned in Pretoria CBD – 702

Shocking videos were shared on social media on Wednesday as the protests devolved into looting and police fired rubber bullets. The conflict is believed to have been triggered when taxi drivers fought with alleged drug dealers, which led to a driver being shot dead. Witnesses described it as a war zone, with firefighters trying to […]

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Pretoria Chinese High pip Pretoria Boys High in #HighSchoolQuiz | Pretoria News – Independent Online

THE Pretoria Chinese High School Team 1 has won the regional final of the Pretoria News High School Quiz, sponsored by IIE Varsity College. Jacques Naude/African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – The Pretoria Chinese School Team 1 and Pretoria Boys High School Team 1 came first and second respectively in the regional final of the […]

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5 people being questioned over Tshwane CBD violence – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Police are investigating after a taxi driver was shot and killed in the Tshwane CBD.It is understood that an alleged altercation broke out between taxi operators and a group of people who were being accused of dealing in drugs on Tuesday.The incident led to chaos in the capital and saw buses being used […]

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Mathews Phosa’s former butler booted out of witness protection | Pretoria News – IOL

Anti-apartheid activist Dr Mathews Phosa. Picture: Thobile Mathonsi/African News Agency/ANA Pretoria – The former butler of Mathews Phosa has turned to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria to be reinstated into the witness-protection programme. Jan Venter was on the programme for the past 15 months, but was kicked out two weeks ago. He was living in […]

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UPDATE: Bushiri couple due back in court today – Rekord East

Fraud and money laundering accused self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary were due to appear in the Pretoria specialised commercial crimes court on Thursday. In May, the couple appeared briefly in court a day earlier than scheduled by prior arrangement as Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi told Rekord the couple’s 10 May appearance […]

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Tuks’ Tshina Mdau shows her mettle on netball courts | Pretoria News – Independent Online

TUKS netball star Tshina Mdau. Pretoria – Tshina Mdau was the shining star after the University of Pretoria’s (Tuks’) powerful performance this week against the University of Free State (Kovsies) in the Varsity Tournament. Though she was unsurprisingly the player of the match, she is a real team member, something that showed against Kovsies, and […]

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West woman ‘dead’ for 20 minutes – Rekord Moot

A 67-year-old woman from the west of Pretoria is recovering at home after she was clinically dead for about 20 minutes before she was resuscitated. Marianne Mostert’s heart stopped following a heart attack on 26 July at her Mountain View residence, according to her daughter-in-law Adel. “Her heart had stopped and she was basically dead,” […]