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Oom Paul's days are numbered
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Pretoria – It is only a matter of time before Paul Kruger bids farewell to Church Square – his home for the past 61 years. The public dialogue on heritage monuments hosted by the City of Tshwane on Thursday all but endorsed that Kruger and other …

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Black babies die at higher rate
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Pretoria – More than 22 000 babies were stillborn to South African mothers during 2013, and statistics show that in three years including that year, most babies who did not survive the first week of life were black. Most stillborn babies were in …

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Nelson Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital.
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In a statement released this afternoon, President Jacob Zuma, thanked the nation and the international community for their continued support. President Zuma visited Madiba earlier today.

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MPs refuse to approve R76bn cop budget
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Pretoria – Angry MPs have refused to approve the R76 billion budget of the police after SAPS commissioner General Riah Phiyega failed – for months – to appoint a chief financial officer to manage the budget. MPs warned Phiyega on Wednesday that they …

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Like Moses‚ he did not live to reach the promised land: Tshwane chief's lawyer
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The lawyer handling the Pretoria land claim for Bakgatla ba Lekhuleni has told how‚ weeks before he was killed‚ the clan's Chief Victor Lekhuleni took him up the Magaliesberg mountains‚ east of Pretoria‚ to view parts of the claimed land.

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The five Diepsloot murder suspects appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate court today.
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They all appeared together for the first time since their arrests last week. Cousins Yonelisa and Zandile Mali were found dead in a public toilet two weeks ago.

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Paul Kruger statue: charges dropped
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Pretoria – Chants of “Paul Kruger tshwanetse a pentwe” (“Paul Kruger must be painted”) rung around the Tshwane CBD as Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) celebrated after charges levelled against one of its members were dropped. According to his legal …

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Pact to to heal ailing health system
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Pretoria – Doctors, nurses and the Department of Health have agreed to work together to fight ills affecting the country's health care system. These include medical litigation, unaffordable private health care and the compromised quality of public health.

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Opikopi Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa
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With a stay at Opikopi Guest House in Pretoria, you’ll be close to Menlyn Park and Pretoria Country Club. This 5-star guesthouse is within the vicinity of University of Pretoria and UNISA….

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In Pretoria, Zuma brings Mugabe in from the cold
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On Wednesday morning, President Jacob Zuma welcomed his Zimbabwean counterpart President Robert Mugabe to South Africa in a typically lavish ceremony in Pretoria (even if the threat of rain dampened the pomp somewhat). This was only Mugabe's …

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Cricket transformation 'must be seen to'
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Haroon Lorgat is frank when asked about the shortage of black African players in the national cricket squad. The chief executive of Cricket SA (CSA) openly admits that the issue of transformation in cricket in the country needs to be urgently addressed.

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Cop dies in high-speed car chase
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Pretoria – A young police officer was killed on Thursday afternoon when the police vehicle he was driving smashed into the wall of a shopping mall during a high-speed chase involving robbers who had broken into a house in Silverton. The officer and his …

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Counting the Cost – Extra – Pretoria’s power problems
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What is the impact of South Africa’s electricity crisis on health and environment? – Subscribe to our channel – Follow us on Twitter Odometer gears for BMW and Mercedes can be purchased from…

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Reds start Hunt at fullback against Bulls in Pretoria
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The Reds have named a team with six changes for this weeks's match against the Bulls in Pretoria with Karmichael Hunt at fullback and Nick Frisby at 10. The Reds have also been able to name lock Rob Simmons in the team for the first time this season as …

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Musician arrested for drunk driving in Pta
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A member of a popular music group was arrested and charged with drunk driving in Pretoria, the Tshwane metro police said on Wednesday. “Metro police officers on Tuesday night noticed that he was driving on the wrong lane and onto oncoming traffic along …

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Mont Paradiso, Pretoria, South Africa
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With a stay at Mont Paradiso in Pretoria, you’ll be close to Botswana High Commission and Embassy of the Republic of Poland. This 4-star bed breakfast is within the vicinity of University…

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Vital to keep skills within SA – Gigaba
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Pretoria – With South Africa still struggling to bridge the gap of core critical skills needed to boost the economy, the Department of Home Affairs is convinced that waiting for decades for the country to catch up will rob South African children …

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Bulls halt Crusaders' momentum in Pretoria
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The Bulls halted some of the Crusaders' momentum in Super Rugby with a 31-19 win to wrap up round seven and prevent a clean sweep for New Zealand over South African teams on Saturday. The Bulls were 12-0 up inside 10 minutes at Loftus Versfeld …

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Osborne House – Guest House, Pretoria, South Africa
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With a stay at Osborne House – Guest House in Pretoria, you’ll be close to University of Pretoria and UNISA. This 4-star guesthouse is within close proximity of Hatfield Plaza and Brooklyn…

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Semifinalists confirmed on tight Cell C Community Cup opening day
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Hosts Rustenburg Impala defeated Pretoria Police 30-28 in a nail-biting match to close the opening day's play in front of a passionate home crowd, while Hamiltons beat Wesbank 34-26 in the opening match. Durbell, meanwhile, edged Jonsson College …

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McBride questions police watchdog's independence
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Pretoria – Suspended Ipid head Robert McBride has accused police minister Nathi Nhleko of threatening the police watchdog's independence, eNCA reported on Friday. In court papers filed at the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday, McBride argued that …

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