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Unisa to set up campaign against gender violence | Pretoria News – Independent Online

UNISA main campus. Picture: Jacques Naude/African News Agency(ANA) Pretoria – The Unisa council has called on management to launch a visible and inclusive anti-gender-based violence campaign. This must start with and go beyond the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children – November 25 to December 10. The university said it […]

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Bank of Lisbon demolition to affect 2000 residents, 10 buildings in Joburg CBD | The Star – Independent Online

The Bank of Lisbon is due for demolition of Sunday 24th November 2019. Picture: Karen Sandison/African News Agency (ANA) The demolition of the Bank of Lisbon building on Sunday will impact about 2000 residents and 10 buildings in the Joburg CBD. The 31-storey building was severely damaged following a tragic fire which claimed the lives […]

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Police investigating school girl’s (9) death – Rekord East

The driver of the car that killed a nine-year-old Laerskool Elarduspark learner on Tuesday will be investigated for culpable homicide, police said. Sharlon Aphane was walking home from school with an adult believed to be her mother when she was hit by a car on the corner of Delmas Road and Barnard Street in Elarduspark. […]

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It does not have to be a season of stress – Villieria police – Rekord Moot

Along with the excitement for the festive season comes the financial stress about January. However, according to the police, with planning, stress can be avoided entirely. “The festive season is around the corner and it is the season where individuals take time off from their busy schedules to relax and meet up with their family […]

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Good Samaritan finds iPhone, R100 and brings it to Pretoria News to trace owner | Pretoria News – Independent Online

SifaneTalent Khoza, 46, picked up a phone with a R100 note on the street and brought it to Pretoria News where the rightful owner was traced. Picture: Rudzani Matshili Pretoria – Not all heroes wear capes and a classic example was when SifaneTalent Khoza, 46, picked up a phone with a R100 note on the […]

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Wonderboom airport a ‘fake jewel’ – mayor – Centurion Rekord

The Wonderboom national airport is a “fake jewel”, Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa said on Thursday. Mokgalapa made the proclamation during a media briefing to give an update on recent developments in the company of Tshwane roads and transport MMC Sheila Senkubuge. He said the airport had proved to be a “fake jewel” as it was […]

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Tal Kats busted in Wierdabrug with ‘enough artillery to start a mini-war’ to apply for bail soon | Pretoria News – IOL

TAL Kats in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court yesterday. He was arrested after police found a dagga lab, military firearms and ammunition at his Wierdabrug home. Picture: Oupa Mokoena African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – The Russian national busted with “enough artillery to start a mini-war” has told the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court he intends to apply […]

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Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah wants to be moved from C-Max | Pretoria News – IOL

A file picture of convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah in the Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg, awaiting his sentencing in 2013. African News Agency (ANA) Archives Pretoria – Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah is unhappy that he is locked up at the high security C-Max prison in Pretoria, where he has few privileges. Correctional Services, on […]

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Tshwane appoints consultancy firm in attempt to save Wonderboom National Airport – News24

The City of Tshwane has appointed a “transaction advisory” firm to conduct a review into operations at the embattled Wonderboom National Airport. On Thursday, the City announced that the company, Ntiyiso Consulting, had been briefed to review the technical, financial and legal framework of the airport as well as to propose viable funding models for […]

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Pretoria residents get costs order in refugees interdict application – News24

Pretoria residents have secured a costs order in their application for an order to have refugees removed from outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees where they were camped. The order, which Judge Natvarlal Ranchod handed down in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Thursday, was granted against the City of Tshwane, […]