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Pledge signed during #100MenMarch

PRETORIA, July 10 – A strong number of men positively responded to government’s call for an end to gender-based violence and participated in the #100MenMarch which was held in Pretoria on Tuesday. Men and women marched through the streets of Pretoria to the Union Buildings where a pledge was signed by Ministers and dignitaries committing […]

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Solomon Mahlangu tombstone unveiled in Mamelodi

JOHANNESBURG, July 10  – A newly renovated tombstone of the revered former uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) combatant Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu was unveiled by the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, on Tuesday. This year marks the 39th anniversary of the execution by hanging of Mahlangu, a trained combatant of the African National Congress’s (ANC) […]

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Tiger Brands says listeria strain found in food samples

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – South African food giant Tiger Brands said late on Wednesday it had received confirmation of the presence of the LST6 listeria strain in samples taken from its Enterprise Polokwane processed meat facility. Tiger Brands in March recalled all products from its Enterprise facilities in Polokwane, Pretoria and Germiston after the health minister said […]

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Metrorail suspends Pretoria trains due to cable theft

PRETORIA, April 16 – Commuters reliant on the Metrorail train service in the northern Pretoria corridor were on Monday forced to use alternative means of transport as the trains were temporarily suspended due to cable theft and damaged overhead wires. “Metrorail train services in the northern part of Pretoria, between Mabopane-Belle Ombre-Dewildt and Pretoria North, have been […]

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LGBTI rights take centre stage at Human Rights Day celebrations in Pretoria

PRETORIA, March 21 – An ecstatic mood gripped the Pretoria CBD on Wednesday as scores of Democratic Alliance (DA) in colourful regalia gathered at the Tshwane City Hall celebrating the annual Human Rights Day with special emphasis on rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTI) community in Africa. “Today is another big milestone for the LGBTI […]