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Third man fled during court shooting

2014-08-20 21:17

A third man escaped from custody when two awaiting-trial prisoners opened fire in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, Gauteng police say.

Pretoria court escapees still not caught

2014-08-20 17:43

The two awaiting-trial prisoners who opened fire in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, wounding two people, have not yet been arrested, Gauteng police say.

Pretoria girl, 5, screams hijackers away

2014-08-20 09:44
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A 5-year-old girl from Pretoria screamed so loudly during a hijacking that the robbers stopped the car and ran away, it has been reported.

Cable fault leaves Pretoria in the dark

2014-08-19 21:13

Residents of Equestria in Pretoria are without power because of cable faults.

Man held for Bryanston stabbing

2014-08-19 18:23

A man has been arrested in Pietermaritzburg in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

Lawyer traumatised after Pretoria shooting

2014-08-19 14:29

An attorney who witnessed the shooting of a policeman and an orderly at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court says she is traumatised by the ordeal.

2 shot at Pretoria court

2014-08-19 11:39
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Two court orderlies have been shot and injured by robbery suspects as they were about to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, police say.

Schut eyeing season repeat

2014-08-18 21:03

Mamelodi Sundowns captain Alje Schut has downplayed his personal milestones and urged his teammates to improve.

Zokwana wasn't listening - Marikana survivor

2014-08-18 13:26

Former NUM president Senzeni Zokwana was not prepared to listen when he spoke to protesting Marikana miners on 15 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Red Bull X-Fighters: 4 hot bike tricks!

2014-08-18 09:59

Top freestyle motocross riders will take to the skies in Pretoria for the final stop on the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.

Rumblings in Bulls boardroom

2014-08-18 09:02
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A dispute between the Blue Bulls Rugby Union's top brass and its ex-players union is threatening to escalate.

Zuma meets with Nxasana over NPA inquiry

2014-08-15 15:52

President Jacob Zuma met National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana to discuss various matters around the president's intention to hold an enquiry.

Meyer sings Pollard praises

2014-08-14 17:30

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has sung the praises of flyhalf Handre Pollard ahead of their clash with Argentina.

Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour

2014-08-14 13:20

In less than a month’s time the world’s top freestyle motocross riders will take to the skies in front of the iconic Union Buildings.

Bullied teen stabs 2 pupils, killing 1

2014-08-14 11:24

Members of the police and Gauteng community safety department are to conduct a raid at a school in Soshanguve after two pupils were stabbed following an apparent bullying incident.

De Allende to dress for success

2014-08-14 07:00

Midfielder Damian de Allende says he won't be playing for the Springboks with his socks pulled down to his ankles.

Marikana dead remembered

2014-08-13 16:39

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has paid tribute to six men who were killed at Marikana two years ago.

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CCTV footage of an armed robbery that took place early on Sunday morning at the The Reeds garage in Centurion has been acquired by Beeld newspaper and placed on YouTube. Watch.

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Family saw Marikana victim in newspaper

2014-08-13 14:45

The family of a Marikana mineworker killed in the August 2012 unrest had initially identified him in pictures published in the Daily Sun newspaper, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Elderly couple killed in security complex

2014-08-13 08:50

The bodies of an elderly couple have been found in a pool of blood in their home in a security complex in Tuine, Pretoria.

Daniels strike wins it for SSU

2014-08-12 22:23

Clayton Daniels' penalty spot strike has handed SuperSport United their first PSL win of the season, beating Chippa United.

Capitalists are using you, protests tell Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 19:50
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Protesters have repeatedly howled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as he concluded his testimony at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Ramaphosa sold out for financial gain - Mpofu

2014-08-12 16:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have addressed the causes of the August 2012 Marikana unrest before attempting to curb its consequences, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Mpofu asked me to pull strings - Ramaphosa

2014-08-12 14:42

Dali Mpofu asked Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene and help him advance his career, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Lineout bolter for Boks?

2014-08-12 07:43

Heyneke Meyer may spring a surprise and thrust the responsibilities of the lineout calls with No 8 Duane Vermeulen.

 

Parly committee concerned by court shooting

2014-08-20 21:17

Parliament's police portfolio committee have expressed concern about the shooting in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Mamelodi protest causes bus delays

2014-08-20 14:13

Protests in Mamelodi, Pretoria, have caused bus service delays in the area, Putco says.

Marikana causes need second inquiry - Mpofu

2014-08-19 22:49

It would be unfeasible for the Farlam Commission of Inquiry to embark on a second phase probing the 2012 Marikana unrest, a lawyer says.

Police search for Pretoria gunmen

2014-08-19 21:09

Police were out in full force in Muckleneuk, Pretoria, after a gang of seven men opened fire at a guard during a botched house robbery.

Power restored to Tshwane

2014-08-19 16:39

Power has been restored to areas in and around the Highveld area in Tshwane following power outages due to attempted cable theft.

People back in Pretoria court after shooting

2014-08-19 13:15

People are re-entering the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court where a court orderly and police officer were shot, Gauteng police have said.

Evidence of Marikana survivor queried

2014-08-18 21:22

A man who survived the 2012 Marikana shootings has conceded at the Farlam Commission that he incorrectly assumed police in a helicopter were shooting at workers.

Power interrupted in Centurion

2014-08-18 13:26

Power supply has been interrupted in Centurion and surrounding areas due to vandalism of electrical cables, the Tshwane municipality says.

From bad to worse for Bulls

2014-08-18 11:20

Blue Bulls flyhalf Jacques-Louis Potgieter has been ruled out of rugby for at least four weeks following a rib injury.

Red Bull X-Fighters: 4 hot bike tricks!

2014-08-18 09:53

The world’s top freestyle motocross riders will take to the skies in front of the iconic Union Buildings in Pretoria for the final stop on the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.

Tlakula ruling welcomed

2014-08-15 22:33

Opposition parties have welcomed the Constitutional Court ruling dismissing IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's application for leave to appeal against an Electoral Court ruling against her.

Unannounced raids planned for schools

2014-08-14 21:42

Unannounced raids at schools throughout Gauteng will become a regular feature in a bid to curb violence, Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has said.

Every point vital for Boks

2014-08-14 14:03

The Springboks will head into this year’s Rugby Championship knowing that every single point counts if they want to win.

Pumas name strongest XV

2014-08-14 11:36

Argentina have named a near full-strength side for their opening match of the Rugby Championship against South Africa.

Boks hope big risk pays off

2014-08-14 09:38

The Boks are banking on a midfield combination that is untried and untested in their Rugby Championship match against Argentina.

Boks wary of improved Pumas

2014-08-13 19:30

A change in management and mindset means Argentina will pose a difficult challenge for the Springboks in Pretoria.

Meyer backs bold selections

2014-08-13 16:30
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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has backed his bold selections ahead of their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.

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CCTV footage captured the moment five men, armed with assault rifles, robbed a petrol station in Centurion, reports Beeld. The filling station was one of two hit by the gang on the same day!

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Farmers will be compensated - Mantashe

2014-08-13 14:44
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Farms will not be taken from owners without compensation, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Smith comeback near complete

2014-08-12 22:32

If flanker Juan Smith is named in the Springbok squad to play Argentina it will mark a fairytale chance to win a 70th cap after injury.

Ramaphosa: I wish I could've done more

2014-08-12 21:28
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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that living conditions for many miners are "inhumane" and wished that he had done more to improve them.

Ramaphosa is a murderer - protesters

2014-08-12 16:49

Several protesters yelled at Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa again as he gave evidence at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Poaching: SA to evacuate 100s of rhino from park

2014-08-12 15:13

South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhino from the famed Kruger National Park to safe havens out of horn smugglers' reach.

250 000 Zimbabweans can stay, for now - Gigaba

2014-08-12 13:33
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The government says around 250 000 Zimbabweans living in the country on temporary visas due to expire can get three-year extensions, delaying a possible mass expulsion of workers.

Van Graan expects open contest

2014-08-12 05:24

SA forwards coach Johan van Graan expected an open encounter when they face Argentina.

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