PRETORIA Top Stories

Protesters from various trade unions gather at the government's Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday Aug. 24 2022.
AP / Shiraaz Mohamed
2022-08-25, Beijing News
Cape Town - South African workers are holding protests nationwide against the rising cost of living, as inflation hits its highest rate of since 2009. Thousands of...
Women protest outside the Krugersdorp, South Africa, Magistrates Court Monday, Aug. 1, 2022
AP / Shiraaz Mohamed
2022-08-10, The Los Angeles Times
PRETORIA, South Africa — The gang rape of eight women — allegedly by illegal miners — has transfixed South Africa and encapsulated numerous evils plaguing this...
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken at the U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue with South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor in Pretoria, South Africa on August 8, 2022.
Public Domain / Freddie Everett
2022-08-09, The Jordan Times
PRETORIA — The United States is seeking a "true partnership" with Africa and not trying to "outdo" other world powers in vying for influence on the continent, US...
Independent online (SA): Johannesburg - When FredKhumalo comes to mind, you probably think of the many books under his belt, which encompass various genres including non-fiction, memoirs and short stories written primarily for the older generation. Well, the award-winning novelist...
Irish Independent: We should have known this would happen. A week after Ulster tick every box in their demolition of Scarlets, in beautiful conditions and at top speed, the heavens open in Belfast when they’re next up for assessment. Forget last season and...
Irish Independent: When the fixtures were announced you looked at the decision to pitch this game in Musgrave Park and reckoned it suited Munster’s well-established pecking order of big games in Limerick, lesser games in Cork - a thorn in the side of the rugby folk in...
Independent online (SA): Durban - On September 29, 1972, Durban mayor Ron Williams cut the ribbon at 5pm. Then 22-year-old GinoLeopardi, fresh out of Italy, pressed the button. The Roma started turning. The restaurant has become an institution in the city ever since, and this evening...
Independent online (SA): Johannesburg’s Chinese community is mourning the loss of their beloved matriarch, Shue Chee Pon who died this week at the age of 109. Her daughter Gloria, 76, told The Saturday Star that she died peacefully at RosebankHospital on Tuesday following a leg...
The Irish Times: Some 24 migrants say they find Cork a welcoming city but still warn about the dangers of discrimination According to some of those interviewed for We are Cork: Stories from a Diverse City, several found themselves living in direct provision for several years....
Independent online (SA): Johannesburg - Sexy is returning to South Africa this month at The Sex Expo, which promises to be bigger and better than ever before. The adult-themed exhibition’s tasteful titillation will be held at Times Square in Menlyn, Pretoria, from October 13 to16....
Belfast Telegraph: Connacht’s poor start to their UnitedRugby Championship campaign continued with a 28-14 defeat to the Bulls in Pretoria. Jake White’s team posted a third successive victory, achieving it in bonus-point fashion. Connacht had plenty of promising moments, but...
Independent online (SA): Poor Cassper. The dude was already a ball of contradictions - mulling over his underdog status one moment, gloating about his wealth the next. Don Billiato, as he calls himself these days, is someone as driven by ego as he is plagued by fame. This year, even...
Independent online (SA): Cape TownDespite seeing his team pull off a bonus-point victory over Connacht, Bulls coach Jake White was in a crestfallen mood afterwards as he contemplated the potential absence of three star players for the upcoming tour of Europe. The Pretoria side...
MENA FN: (MENAFN - Nam NewsNetwork) PRETORIA, Oct 1 (NNN-SANEWS) –Trade, Industry and CompetitionMinisterEbrahim Patel will host the 9th session of the South Africa-Saudi ArabiaJoint Economic ... ......
Mail Guardian South Africa: Despite a professed commitment to gender equality, African men are in the driving seat when vice-chancellors are appointed in South Africa. Far from women being at the forefront, it is the men who are calling the shots when it comes to gender politics in South...