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.
Nick Hersh, the media representative of the US Embassy in Pretoria, where the FBI has offices, spoke to WeekendArgus 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.
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... .
... 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 EducationAngie Motshekga on Sunday, while briefing the media in Pretoria about the country's readiness to open schools.
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 EducationMinisterAngie 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.
Pretoria - TshwaneMMC 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 .
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 .
JOHANNESBURG, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Six alleged instigators behind last week's violent unrest which lasted for almost a week have been arrested, ActingMinister 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.
IndependentMedia 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.
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.
There was no mention of it when the LionsCEO 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 ...
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 .
Pretoria – The SouthAfrican 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.