Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 9)

Pretoria, South Africa Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pretoria, South Africa. (Page 9)

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  1. Poppie 'played dead' to stop beatings: motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Iol.co.za

    Pretoria - "I simply could not help Poppie as I feared that he would beat her even more if I interfered." This was the excuse Poppie van der Merwe's biological mother, Louisa Koekemoer, offered for not assisting the little girl when she was severely assaulted by her stepfather.

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  2. .com | #News24 ICYMI: #TaxiStrike; Fears of water shortfall for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | News24

    More harrowing details emerge at Life Esidimeni hearings, Ronnie Kasrils' attempt to prevent Zuma from becoming president and Zimbabwe's sacked vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa has fled the country. Here are today's top stories.

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  3. #BlackMonday: 'We are standing for the normal person'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    Organisers of Monday's huge convoy from Stellenbosch to Cape Town said the protest was not just about farm murders but was for all people who are murdered in the country each year. Deputy convener of the protest Daniel Briers said: "We saying enough is enough and we are not so much standing against something but we are standing for the normal person."

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  4. Watch out, says De Sa, Tinkler's United are champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    Platinum Stars coach Roger de Sa has backed his former apprentice, Eric Tinkler, to pass his final examination in the Caf Confederation Cup, with distinction. Tinkler, who is now the head coach of SuperSport United, worked as De Sa's deputy while at Bidvest Wits and Orlando Pirates.

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  5. Count Dracula and the WHORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Bangor Daily News

    In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. In a statement Sunday Oct. 22, 2017 World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus announced he has decided to revoke his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" after the choice drew widespread international criticism.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Pitso: Sundowns in a difficult phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane admits his side are struggling, but says it's too early to "press panic buttons". The Brazilians were knocked out of the Telkom Knockout in the first round by Chippa United on Sunday, having lost their two league matches before that.

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  7. .com | 21 chilling pictures of the #BlackMonday protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | News24

    Dressed all in black in honour of farmers who have been killed, protesters gathered early on Monday morning at various points across the country, including Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Pretoria. A convoy of tractors and other farming vehicles is currently heading from Stellenbosch to Cape Town and several roads have been blocked off.Here are 21 pictures of the protest action so far: hundreds of members of the farming community attending the #blackmonday protest gathering in klapmuts in the western cape.

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  8. #BlackMonday: 'Farmers have 4.5 times more chance of being murdered'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    Civil rights group AfriForum on Monday said attacks on South African farmers have strong racial and political links, condemning "reckless" remarks towards the farmers often made by politicians. "It is important that we create some context.

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  9. #BlackMonday protesters in Pretoria say farmers not safe in SARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    Farm murder protests at Voortrekker Monument, south Pretoria, on Monday. Protesters were dressed largely in black.

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  10. 'Slain soldier feared for her life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    The female soldier killed in the DRC this past weekend allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, had lived in fear, believing he might shoot her because he intimidated her with his gun every time they had an argument, her father said on Sunday. Private Nomathemba Ngeleka of the SANDF 5 South African infantry Battalion in Ladysmith died on arrival in hospital in the DRC on Friday.

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  11. #FarmMurders: Mbalula part of the problem, says AfriForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Iol.co.za

    Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is part of the problem in solving the ongoing scourge of farm attacks and murders which have left South African farmers fearing for their lives, civil rights group AfriForum on Monday. "We do not get feedback from the minister, so we believe that the minister is part of the problem at this stage.

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  12. South Africa:Trial of Couple Who Allegedly Killed Their 3-Year-Old Daughter Set to BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | AllAfrica.com

    The trial of murder-accused couple Kobus and Louisa Koekemoer is set to begin in the North Gauteng Magistrate's Court in Pretoria on Monday. They are appearing for the alleged murder of their three-year-old daughter, Poppie van der Merwe.

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  13. .com | LIVE: Slow moving traffic as #BlackMonday gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | News24

    Farming communities, civil rights groups and many South Africans join the call to wear black to honour the lives of those who have been killed in farm attacks, ahead of a mass protest in Cape Town. Marlene: "Every time I needed to speak to the media, the Holt spirit convicted me that hate can't fight hate."

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  14. Ramaphosa trust withdraws funding from 'racist' studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Mail & Guardian

    Ramaphosa is currently in the final stretch of his campaign to become ANC president. The party's elective conference in December is now less than two months away.

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  15. Court battle looms over Joost's willRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Iol.co.za

    The late Joost van der Westhuizen's brother and his former attorney will on December 6 battle it out in court with the Springbok rugby legend's estranged wife Amor Vittone regarding his last will and testament. The will has been a bone of contention since Joost's death in February.

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  16. Horror at how South Africa let 141 mentally-ill patients dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | The Peninsula

    Weeks of gruelling testimonies at an inquiry in South Africa have tried to answer an unfathomable question -- how authorities allowed 141 mentally-ill patients to die after being moved out of a hospital. The evidence presented has been a litany of neglect, incompetence and cruelty that lawyer Dirk Groenewald described as "the greatest human rights violation since the dawn of democracy" in South Africa.

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  17. Just tap for food - UberEATS now in DurbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Iol.co.za

    There is no better way than having your favourite meal delivered right to your door, at home or at the office. No more wasting time in the kitchen or at the shops as UberEATS has finally arrived in Durban.

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  18. Chamber bid gets alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Iol.co.za

    The Chamber of Mines' battle to have the mining charter set aside is likely to get a boost after three community organisations approached the North Gauteng High Court to intervene in the matter, citing the lack of consultation. This week the Centre for Applied Legal Studies lodged an application on behalf of the Mining Affected Communities United in Action , Women Affected by Mining United in Action and the Mining and Environmental Justice Network of South Africa, challenging the validity of the charter.

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  19. .com | Why the crime stats are wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | News24

    The crime statistics released this week do not paint an accurate picture of the country's crime trends as South Africans lose faith in the police and the justice system. Gareth Newham, head of the Institute of Security Studies' Justice and Violence Prevention Programme, also said the apparent reduction in contact crime down by 2.4% did not suggest any police improvement.

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  20. .com | Gigaba's 'untruths' in alleged Gupta caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | News24

    Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's explanation of his abrupt U-turn in a multimillion-rand dispute was "nonsensical and palpably untrue", the High Court in Pretoria has ruled. The Gupta family has cast a long shadow over the case.

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