Happy 120 birthday to Pretoria News
TODAY marks the historic day the Pretoria News first appeared on the streets of the capital city 120 years ago. In the decades since, the Pretoria News has reflected on the people and events which have shaped the city, South Africa and the world.
Cyril ready to meet King Zwelithini over fate of Ingonyama Trust
PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa is prepared to meet King Goodwill Zwelithini to discuss the fate of the Ingonyama Trust Board, which is at a risk of being repealed by the national Parliament, said his spokesperson Khusela Diko. However, Diko said Ramaphosa did not have the power to intervene to save the trust since it was before Parliament for review.
Twitter users slam Gautrain hiccups
THE Gautrain train service was hit by numerous hiccups yesterday, including cable theft and delays, leaving commuters frustrated. Passengers were alerted about cable theft in the early hours. A shuttle service was introduced between Hatfield and Centurion, but the Centurion and Park station section was not affected.
Inmate hangs himself in bathroom
Pretoria - The Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre management is under fire for allegedly failing to protect a mentally challenged inmate who committed suicide. William Phetla, 45, eventually succeeded in taking his own life, having made a failed attempt two days before.