Pretoria is named after the Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius, and within South Africa is popularly known as the Jacaranda City due to the thousands of Jacaranda trees planted in its streets, parks and gardens.
The Pretoria will carry 5,000 tons of iron ore, 175,000 bushels of wheat, or 300,000 bushels of oats...
To strengthen its wooden frame and hull, the Pretoria included steel keelson plates, steel chords, and steel arches. It was also diagonally strapped with steel. It needed a donkey engine to run a pump to keep its interior dry.
The Pretoria sank in a storm in 1905. The ship was sunk during the same storm which sank another notable ship, the Sevona. Ironically, the Sevona received her cargo load shortly after the Pretoria, at the very same dock in Superior. Both ships would be shipwrecked the very next day near the Apostle Islands, when a legendary gale would send them to the bottom of the lake.
This was said by Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment MinisterBarbara Creecy yesterday, during a media briefing in Pretoria, where she released a high-level panel report on the management, breeding, hunting, trade and handling of elephants, lions, leopards and rhinos ... Pretoria News .
Johannesburg - Dramatic video footage which shows cash-in-transit (CIT) guards under attack from armed suspects in Pretoria has emerged on social media, showing a cash van driver expertly navigating his truck to safety despite facing a hail of bullets from his attackers.
In our first weeks at Pretoria, Steve and I carefully studied the layout of the prison to see if there were any obvious cracks in the prison’s security ... site of the old Pretoria Local that was about to be demolished ... Extract from Escape from Pretoria by Tim Jenkin (Jacana Media).
The multi-talented personality who was popularly known as V-Mash died in her sleep at her home in Mamelodi, Pretoria, on April 6, 2020, according to the family statement. Actor and social media sensation Oratile Masedi took to Instagram this week to celebrate and honour the life of his mother, also expressing the pain of losing a parent ... .
Pretoria - The case of the 14-year-old pupil accused of assaulting 15-year-old Lufuno Mavhunga was yesterday postponed to April 28 and 29, after the prosecution opposed bail ... Speaking to the media outside court yesterday, LimpopoNational Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Mashudu Malabi-Nzhangi said ... Pretoria News .
Pretoria - Outgoing Miss Sundowns Kadija Makhanya has opened up about reigning at a time when the country was in hard lockdown ... She said the Motsepe Foundation genuinely cared about assisting others, and that some of its initiatives were not in the media for people to see ... Pretoria News .
Pretoria - Tshoanelo Shaku, one of the 11 Miss BacheloretteSouth Africa 2021 finalists, grew up as a shy but bold girl. Like many girls born and raised in rural areas, she didn’t think she had what it took to be a model ...Fans can go to the link on the Miss Bachelorette South Africa social media pages bio. Instagram ... Pretoria News .
Pretoria - Tinyiko Zitha never imagined herself showing off her figure on the ramp until 2019 ... However, fans can catch the show via live streaming on the event’s website and the Pretoria News, which is the event's official media partner. “The link will be available on the Miss Bachelorette SA media pages bio,” said Mogale ... Pretoria News .
Briefing the media on the updated regulations in Pretoria, she said police roadblocks would be set up ...The briefing came after PresidentCyril Ramaphosa's announcement that off-site alcohol sales would be prohibited from Friday to Monday ... Enditem. .
Pretoria - Strutting her stuff on the ramp on big stages like Miss BacheloretteSouth Africa pageant has always been a Yenziwa Ngema’s dream ... However, fans can catch the show via live streaming on the event’s website and the Pretoria News, which is the event’s official media partner ... Pretoria News .
Pretoria - Nozipho Mashaba’s ego was bruised when her high school teacher told her to forget about being a chartered accountant because she would not cut it ...Fans can catch the show via live streaming on the events website and the Pretoria News, which is the pageant’s official media partner ... Pretoria News .
Pretoria - The media has kept us well informed about the systemic challenges in the higher education sector ... But what is less known, perhaps, are some of the efforts being made to solve these problems, including by a company situated within the campus of the CSIR in Pretoria ... Pretoria News .
On Friday, at the Johannesburg specialised commercial crimes court sitting in Palmridge, prosecutor Hein van der Merwe said the matter will now move to the Pretoria high court for a pre-trial conference. “The matter will be transferred to the Pretoria high court on 2 August ... All accused are expected to appear at the Pretoria high court on 2 August.