Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 8)

Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. .com | I heard a noise, then I saw officers running away - eyewitness to Tshwane protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | News24

    Tshwane metro police officers fled from ANC supporters who flipped their car during a protest in central Pretoria on Monday, an eyewitness said. "I heard noises from my room and I thought it was just people fighting.

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  2. Pistorius family faces extortion attempts ahead of sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | New York Daily News

    ... to right, sister Aimee, aunt Lois and uncle, Arnold listen as Pistorius gives evidence in court in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius, who fatally shot Steenkamp in his home early on Valentine's Day in 2013, is currently under house arrest after an ...

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  3. Metro police appeal for calm as ANC members go on the rampage in PretoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Mail & Guardian

    ... to investigate further. We will find out who are the culprits," he said. Violent protests erupted in Pretoria, South Africa's capital city, on Sunday following the ANC's announcement that parliamentary House chair Thoko Didiza would be the party's ...

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  4. .com | Tshwane ANC members take to the streets over Didiza nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | News24

    ANC members have taken to the streets to express dissatisfaction with the nomination of Thoko Didiza as the mayoral candidate for the party in Tshwane. "We have branches of the ANC here.

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  5. Oscar Pistorius's family receive chilling threat that athlete...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    The family of Oscar Pistorius have called in the police after a man threatened to arrange for the athlete to be 'gang raped' in prison. In the latest chilling message it is claimed an unnamed man sent a WhatsApp message to the 29-year-old's cousin last week.

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  6. .com | ANC member shot dead in TshwaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | News24

    An ANC member was shot and killed outside the Tshwane Events Centre as the party was set to announce Thoko Didiza as the mayoral candidate for the city. "A member of the ANC passed away and several others were injured.

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  7. .com | IEC deadline looms for local election candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | News24

    Another deadline approaches for the August 3 local government elections - this time the submission of outstanding documents for individuals whose names appear on candidate lists. All ward candidates and proportional representation candidates, who have not yet handed in a copy of their identity document or a signed acceptance of nomination form, must get these to the Electoral Commission of South Africa by 17:00 on Monday.

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  8. .com | ANC's Cape Town mayoral candidate to 'hit the ground running'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | News24

    Cape Town African National Congress mayoral candidate Xolani Sotashe is expected to hit the ground running after he was announced as the party's candidate for the City of Cape Town . He told News24 on Monday that he would be meeting with the party's leadership to find out what their expectations of him were.

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  9. Big payout after wrong woman locked up for 9 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Iol.co.za

    In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, police arrested a Gauteng woman for ID fraud and locked her up for nine days without bothering to verify why she shared the same identity number with a woman bearing the same name as hers. Judge Annelie Basson, in the high court in Pretoria, differentiated the two women as Duma GP and Duma KZN in her judgment.

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  10. Who is Thoko Didiza?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Mail & Guardian

    Thoko Didiza isn't originally from Tshwane, but nobody is counting. After a weekend of deliberations by regional and national ANC leaders, a postponed announcement and a shooting, the governing party needed some redemption.

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  11. South African ruling party member killed at meeting ahead of local pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    JOHANNESBURG: A member of South Africa's ruling party was shot dead on Sunday during a meeting in Pretoria to decide mayoral candidates for local elections due to take place in August, a senior official said on Monday. The elections are expected to be closely contested and will pose a major test for the African National Congress Party as it tries to fend off a strong challenge from opponents amid a struggling economy.

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  12. SA seeks to legalise extradition of fugitives to Botswana despite death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Mail & Guardian

    Cabinet has reportedly agreed that amending the Treaty on Extradition would enhance relations between South Africa and President Ian Khama's government. The South African government has proposed new amendments to the Treaty on Extradition to allow for the extradition of criminal suspects to Botswana where they face the possibility of the death penalty, among other judgements.

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  13. Oscar interview airs on M-Net after UK screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    South Africans will be able to see the controversial Oscar Pistorius interview on M-Net after its world premiere on Friday, on the UK ITV network. M-Net and SuperSport have secured the rights to screen the much-talked-about documentary Oscar Pistorius: The Interview, which features the former Paralympic athlete's first television interview since the events of Valentine's Day in 2013.

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  14. 'Senzo didn't kill himself, so who murdered my son?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    Sam Meyiwa says his son didn't shoot himself, and he is still waiting for the police to tell him who killed him. It's been more than two months since it was announced that the Hawks were on the brink of finally arresting the killer of soccer player Senzo Meyiwa, but no arrests have been made.

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  15. Diamond geezer: Trainee five months into his apprenticeship in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Daily Mail

    ... back to 1905, when the 3,106.75-carat rough Cullinan Diamond was uncovered at the Cullinan Mine near Pretoria, South Africa. One of them, the 530.20-carat Great Star of Africa, became the largest top-quality polished diamond in existence and was set ...

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  16. .com | Coalition politics will help unseat ANC - FF PlusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | News24

    Johannesburg Coalition politics would help unseat the ruling ANC, the Freedom Front Plus said following the launch of its local government election manifesto launch over the weekend. "The Freedom Front Plus intends to form coalitions with other opposition parties," said FF Plus leader, Pieter Mulder, in a speech prepared for delivery at the launch held in Pretoria on Saturday.

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  17. .com | ANC faction fighting behind Tswhane shooting - family friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | News24

    A family friend of the person who was shot outside the Pretoria Showgrounds ahead of the ANC's announcement of the mayoral candidate for Tshwane on Sunday, says the incident was triggered by factionalism. "I was not there but my cousin was.

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  18. Senzo docket out of Hawks hands for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    The Senzo Meyiwa murder investigation has taken another twist this week, with the docket being moved from the Hawks to the national detective service s office at police headquarters in Pretoria. Picture: Barry Aldworth The Senzo Meyiwa murder investigation has taken another twist this week, with the docket being moved from the Hawks to the national detective service's office at police headquarters in Pretoria.

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  19. Gutsy Downs do SA proud in AlgeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    Two brilliant individual goals saw Mamelodi Sundowns overcoming hostile conditions in Algeria as they kicked off their CAF Champions League Group B campaign with a superb 2-0 away win over ES Setif on Saturday night. It was a fantastic performance by the gutsy South African club, who defended courageously and then took the chances that came their way in clinical fashion.

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  20. The Guptas are a security threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Iol.co.za

    For a moment, imagine someone as far afield as the US warns you about an imminent robbery at one of your apartments where his compatriots meet and a security company you have entrusted to safeguard them has not detected any threat. Upon receiving the warning, the company assesses the threat and assures you and the tenants there is no imminent danger .

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