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Woman allegedly assaulted by Tshwane metro cops for not stopping was recent victim of fake roadblock – News24

The Pretoria nursery school teacher who was allegedly assaulted and thrown to the ground by Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) officers didn’t pull over immediately because she was still traumatised after having been duped into a fake roadblock by gangsters in February.  Following the harrowing ordeal, 28-year-old Kymie du Toit was advised by police to […]

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High court sets aside removal of Tshwane mayor, speaker | Pretoria News – IOL

Axed Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa. Picture: Jacques Naude/African News Agency(ANA). Pretoria – The North Gauteng High, Pretoria, on Friday set aside resolutions by the Tshwane council to remove Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa and Council Speaker Katlego Mathebe from their positions. The DA had sought an urgent interdict to set aside the implementation of council’s resolutions taken […]

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Pretoria’s jacaranda blossoms clinch top international award | Pretoria News – IOL

Picture: Jacques Naude/African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria’s Herbert Baker Street has been listed on CNN Travel’s “most beautiful streets of the world”. While the city is known for its springtime purple jacarandas, Herbert Baker also has some of the more unusual white jacarandas. The list features streets around the world famed for their unusual shapes, […]

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New plans to fix Home Affairs | Pretoria News – IOL

SEVERAL interventions have been proposed to deal with the long queues at Department of Home Affairs branches. This is a queue in Pretoria yesterday. Bongani Shilubane African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – The portfolio committee on home affairs has identified several measures to deal with snaking queues at Home Affairs centres countrywide. The queues have […]

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March organised in Eersterust after teens allegedly raped | Rekord – Rekord Moot

A march was planned in Eersterust in support of three girls who were allegedly kidnapped, assaulted and raped last week. The march was planned for this Sunday, according to community activist Virginia Keppler. She said more information would become available closer to the time. “We want to appeal to every resident in Eersterust to take […]

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WATCH: Men must accept being called trash until they change – acting Tshwane mayor | Pretoria News – IOL

Acting Tshwane Executive Mayor Abel Tau, centre, at the men’s dialogue at Tshwane House. Picture: Rapula Moatshe Pretoria – Men must accept being called trash until they can demonstrate they have changed their abusive ways, said the acting Tshwane Executive Mayor Abel Tau yesterday. He was speaking as part of the panelists, who participated in […]

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Retired Hoërskool Die Wilgers teacher dies – Rekord East

A retired history teacher from Höerskool Die Wilgers has died. The school announced on its Facebook page that Delhies Delport, a retired history teacher who committed over 20 years of his life to education, died on Wednesday. “We today with great sadness bid farewell to a legend,” the school wrote. “His sense of humour and […]

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Tshwane city manager faces jail threat over bills for Donkerhoek property | Pretoria News – Independent Online

File photo: African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – Billing issues may see the city manager of Tshwane behind bars for contempt of court, if the metro does not get its house in order. Pretoria attorney Marius Blom this week obtained an order to declare the City in contempt of a court order issued on September […]

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Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa booted out | Pretoria News – IOL

Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa. File photo: Jacques Naude/African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – In a dramatic turn of events, Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa was removed from office during the chaos-riddled special council sitting at Tshwane House Council Chamber. This was after the motion of no confidence was successfully passed against Mokgalapa after it was tabled […]

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Grade 1 and 8 children offered places too far from where they live – parents | Pretoria News – Independent Online

MEC for education in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi. Nokuthula Mbatha African News Agency (ANA) Pretoria – Many parents are unhappy with the Gauteng Department of Education placing their Grade 1 and 8 children in schools that are too far from where they live. According to the parents, they did not apply for places at these schools […]