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WATCH: March to Union Buildings to commemorate World Homeless Day in Tshwane | Pretoria News – Independent Online

A group of about 100 people marched from Church Square to the Union Buildings to commemorate World Homeless Day. Picture: Chelsea Ntuli Pretoria – Various non-profit organisations took to the streets of the Pretoria CBD to commemorate World Homeless Day.  A group of about 100 people marched from Church Square to the Union Buildings. God […]

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UPDATE: Centurion lake plans forge ahead – Centurion Rekord

Plans to rehabilitate Centurion Lake have not stalled, but instead will take time to ensure correct procedures are followed. This was according to the Tshwane metro, which earlier this year committed R28.6-million to the first phase of the Hennops river’s restoration. “The lake is part of this broader process,” said metro spokesperson Lindela Mashigo. “But […]

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Foreign nationals claim continued harassment by Tshwane taxi drivers – Rekord East

Some foreign nationals living in CBD and Sunnyside claimed that they were being victimised by xenophobic taxi drivers. “They would harass and beat us whenever they feel like it,” claimed Ally Juma, one such foreign national. “Foreign nationals in the area are afraid of continual attacks.” Juma said the attacks intensified after an incident in […]

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Gauteng Education officially launches Digital Content and Online Assessment Platform – Sandton Chronicle

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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Tshwane call centres on the blink – Rekord Moot

The city of Tshwane is experiencing problems with its call centres due to “challenges” to its customer relations management system. This, according to the metro, has affected occupational health and safety, human resources and ICT systems and the operational efficiency of the centres. “These challenges have resulted in delays in answering calls, high call volumes, […]

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Hope is there for those who live on the streets | Pretoria News – Independent Online

Homeless people and various organisations marching in the city yesterday to mark World Homeless Day. Jacques Naude African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – Various non-profit organisations took to the streets of the CBD yesterday to commemorate World Homeless Day. A group of about 100 people marched from Church Square to the Union Buildings, led by […]

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LISTEN: ‘We fear Tshwane streets’ – homeless commemorate killed friends – Rekord East

A group of about 100 people marched from Church Square to the Union Buildings on Thursday to commemorate World Homeless Day. The march was held by the Tshwane Homelessness Forum commemorating the senseless killings of five homeless men earlier this year. Prince Dlamini (37) who has been living on the streets for about 20 years, […]

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WATCH: World Sight Day brings joy after 160 cataract ops at 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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We won’t allow the 2019 NSC exams to be compromised, warns Umalusi – EWN

JOHANNESBURG – Quality assurance body Umalsi has warned that punitive measures will be taken against those found compromising the integrity of the 2019 National Senior Certificate exams.On Thursday, Umalusi announced that despite challenges in some provinces, it was all systems go.Nearly 80,000 candidates will sit for the 2019 final exams.Umalusi Chief Executive Officer Mafu Rakometsi […]

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NEWSFLASH: Motorist caught in cross fire during Silverton cash in transit heist – Rekord East

A motorist was killed when a stray bullet struck him in the head during a cash-in-transit heist in Silverton in the east of Pretoria on Saturday morning. The incident took place in Silverton at Alwyn Street corner of Battery Crescent in Waltloo around 11:20, according to police spokesperson Colonel Brenda Muridili.  “A cash van was […]