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.
Pretoria - Aparthedi-era police officer João Rodrigues, who is facing a charge of murder related to the death of Ahmed Timol nearly 50 years ago, has lost his legal bid for a stay of prosecution ... He was one of the officers who was in the room at the time that Timol was detained by the officials ... Pretoria News .
... of a judicial officer” ... Desai, who is busy setting up the offices of the Legal Ombud in Pretoria said while he has not been officially informed of the complaint against him, he views it as “another own goal by the desperate Israeli lobby” ... I spent at least half my time in Pretoria.
Pretoria –A former metro police officer who was working as a security guard has been convicted for the murder of Vosloorus man Sibusiso Amos while enforcing regulations during the level 5 Covid-19 lockdown last year, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Friday ... “He then saw a scuffle inside the yard between Amos and EMPD officers.
Pretoria - A former JoburgMetro Police officer has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars for killing a motorist during a road rage incident ... The officers confiscated his firearm and he was later arrested and charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder,” said Cola.
In an application at the high court in Pretoria, Xolani Matinisa argues that the office of the secretary general of the ANC has failed to remove people older than 35 years from the ANC youth league’s task team, adding that this is inconsistent with the instruction from the ANC’s national working committee.
Pretoria - Two Limpopo law-enforcement officers went beyond the call of duty when they assisted a young mother to deliver a bouncing baby girl at a police station boardroom in Roedtan outside Modimolle... This meant the police station was her last resort. Mogoru, 41, who has a nursing certificate, spoke to the Pretoria News yesterday ... Pretoria News .
When PretoriaNews shared this video with the Gauteng traffic police and the SAPS, the law enforcement officers said they were not aware of the incident, but promised to investigate further to establish what happened ... On Friday night, on the N1 in Pretoria, he said the Gauteng ...