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40 days ago
Payout for man branded a killer
Payout for man branded a killer
Crime & Courts

A businessman was branded a killer and had to be placed in a witness protection programme - all because of mistaken identity.

40 days ago
Universities go all-out to make up for lost time
Universities go all-out to make up for lost time
Gauteng

Universities in Pretoria have stepped up efforts to salvage what is left of the 2016 academic year after the #FeesMustFall protests.

43 days ago
Mom tells how baby was snatched from her back in street
Mom tells how baby was snatched from her back in street
Crime & Courts

A young mother has told a court of her anguish when her baby was snatched from her back while she was walking down a street in Brakpan.

43 days ago
Staff morale tops new Public Protector’s to-do list
Staff morale tops new Public Protector’s to-do list
Politics

New Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has vowed to wipe out backlogs, curtail trips abroad and boost staff morale.

43 days ago
Prepaid smart meter deal still haunts Msimanga
Prepaid smart meter deal still haunts Msimanga
Politics

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga has exclusively told the Pretoria News about developments in the prepaid smart meter saga.

43 days ago
Man 'invited' to robbery guilty of double murder
Man 'invited' to robbery guilty of double murder
Crime & Courts

He claims he was invited by an acquaintance to a house to steal some things. But Thabiso Modiba ended up as a double murderer.

43 days ago
Cable theft leaves thousands without water
Cable theft leaves thousands without water
Gauteng

The stolen cables at the Rooiwal Waste Water Treatment Plant that left residents without water have been replaced - but it ...

43 days ago
Love triangle led to girl's fiery death
Love triangle led to girl's fiery death
Crime & Courts

A love triangle allegedly led to the horrific death of a Grade 12 pupil who was doused in petrol by a woman who saw her as a rival.

44 days ago
Call for free tertiary education ‘justifiable’
Call for free tertiary education ‘justifiable’
Gauteng

Minister Naledi Pandor told the University of Pretoria that the demand for free tertiary education was the most justifiable ...

44 days ago
Zuma knows our demands - marching students
Zuma knows our demands - marching students
Crime & Courts

Students marching to the Union Buildings say they do not have a memorandum to hand over, because they have written to President Zuma before.

44 days ago
Desperate mission to save 2016 academic year
Desperate mission to save 2016 academic year
Gauteng

Higher education role players and parliamentarians met in Pretoria to discuss plans to save the 2016 academic year.

45 days ago
R90m Tshwane revamp scandal: Officials to be brought to book
R90m Tshwane revamp scandal: Officials to be brought to book
Politics

Two senior Tshwane officials implicated in the misappropriation of an estimated R90 million to revamp the City Hall will face the music.

45 days ago
Home Affairs goes hi-tech to streamline client service
Home Affairs goes hi-tech to streamline client service
Gauteng

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has launched a new departmental contact centre that will bring immediate resolutions to customers' queries.

45 days ago
‘Axe apartheid school names’
‘Axe apartheid school names’
Gauteng

The names of schools that "glorify apartheid" must fall as they contribute to racist incidents, say Cosas and Gauteng's Education MEC.

47 days ago
Sit-in looms at MEC's office over school racism
Sit-in looms at MEC's office over school racism
Gauteng

Cosas has threatened to occupy the office of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi if he fails to take action against the Pretoria ...