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FBI continue work with SAPS on case of alleged child porn mom

Independent online (SA) 31 Jul 2021
Nick Hersh, the media representative of the US Embassy in Pretoria, where the FBI has offices, spoke to Weekend Argus after the publication broke the news of the arrest of a 32-year-old Bonteheuwel mother who allegedly sold naked photographs of her 4-year-old daughter on the dark web ... “She was arrested the same day and never came back home.

Gender commission want probe into 'inhumane treatment' of looting suspects

Eye Witness News 28 Jul 2021
While the Commission for Gender Equality condemned the looting as criminal acts, it was outraged by the videos seen on social media where women were allegedly made to swim in liquid that appeared to be water or alcohol at a mall in Pretoria ... .

S. African schools ready to reopen: minister

Urdu Point 25 Jul 2021
... is ready to reopen schools on July 26 as COVID-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce transmission, said the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga on Sunday, while briefing the media in Pretoria about the country's readiness to open schools.

Angie Motshekga: 1 650 teachers have died of Covid-19 between March 2020 and February 2021

Independent online (SA) 24 Jul 2021
Johannesburg - More than 1 650 teachers died due to Covid-19 related complications between March 2020 and February this year. This was revealed by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga when she addressed the media in Pretoria, on Saturday, about the state of readiness schools ahead of the third term’s opening, on Monday ... She further said.

Tshwane accused of prioritising services for affluent areas

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
Pretoria - Tshwane MMC for utility services Phillip ... This week, he issued at least two media statements per day to update residents in Pretoria east about the progress made by the City to repair Wapadrand substation, after it blew up and resulted in power outages ... Pretoria News .

EFF’s Mbuyiseni Ndlozi takes flak while DA praises taxi drivers for safeguarding malls

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
Pretoria - While the EFF’s Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took flak on social media for warning against “sending vigilante groups” to guard the malls, the DA in Gauteng has praised taxi drivers for their role in safeguarding shopping centres against threats posed by looters ... Pretoria News .

Six alleged instigators of S. Africa's unrest arrested 19 Jul 2021
JOHANNESBURG, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Six alleged instigators behind last week's violent unrest which lasted for almost a week have been arrested, Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said at a media briefing in Pretoria on Monday ... Ntshavheni said other alleged perpetrators of the violence would likely appear in court during this week.

Advocate Michael Donen to chair external inquiry into Tembisa decuplets story

Independent online (SA) 16 Jul 2021
Independent Media has appointed veteran anti-apartheid lawyer, advocate and acting judge Michael Donen SC to chair its external inquiry into the Tembisa decuplets story ... The story has become mired in controversy, conflicting accounts, and contradictory evidence, with Independent Media’s reputation also under the spotlight.

91 dead as KwaZulu-Natal remains volatile

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Jul 2021
Police have arrested one of the 12 individuals believed to be the key instigators of the wave of looting and destruction of property in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. Minister in the presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni told a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday that the police tracking unit had “increased surveillance” on the remaining 11 suspects.

Investors not giving up on South Africa

Independent online (SA) 14 Jul 2021
We are an attractive market with sophisticated institutions and financial markets,” Nick Binedell, the founding director of the Gordon Institute of Business Science of the University of Pretoria, told Independent Media ... company Menar, told Independent Media on Wednesday.

Rearranged Loftus game an opportunity for both teams

Supersport 09 Jul 2021
There was no mention of it when the Lions CEO hosted a media conference on Thursday, but it is possible the Pretoria team could play the Lions in Cape Town on the Tuesday before the first test or possibly a week later, between the first and second test.</p>But apart from ...

Human Rights Commission concerned by inconsistent reporting of school bullying incidents

Independent online (SA) 08 Jul 2021
Pretoria - The SA Human Rights Commission in the Northern Cape is concerned by the inconsistency of reported bullying incidents at schools ... who took her life after a video showing a humiliating, violent attack on her by a fellow pupil was circulated on social media ... Pretoria News .

Covid-19: Popcru accuses correctional services of failing to reduce staff to 50%

Independent online (SA) 05 Jul 2021
Pretoria - The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) has accused the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) of failing to reduce the number of staff in workplaces to 50%, as a measure to curb the Covid-19 pandemic ... also garnering media prominence ... Pretoria News .

SA government expresses ’great concern’ over eSwatini crisis, rights group wants embassy shut

Independent online (SA) 01 Jul 2021
PretoriaThe South African government said on Thursday it had noted with great concern the ongoing political and security crisis in neighbouring eSwatini, insisting that citizens’ rights to peaceful protest should not be curtailed ... Swayoco said on its social media platform.