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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 […]

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SAPS crime intelligence officer appears in court on theft, fraud charges

PRETORIA, December 18 – A member of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) crime intelligence unit appeared in the Specialized Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria, facing charges including theft and defrauding the police service of more than R500,000. The bail application of Morris Lesiba Tshabalala, alias Captain KGB, was postponed to Friday. According to the charge […]