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.
A self-proclaimed king of South Africa's indigenous Khoisan community has been arrested for growing cannabis plants outside the president's office in Pretoria, one of the country's three capitals ... a face mask in public when ordered to do so by a police officer,” he said.
Pretoria, (APP - UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 13th Jan, 2022 ) .The leader of an indigenous South African group was released on bail on Thursday, one day after his dramatic arrest for growing marijuana outside the president's office in a years-long protest ... offices.
Durban - Yet another document offering solutions on how to save the ANC from its current "leadership challenge" has been prepared and is being circulated by the group of former uMkhonto Wesizwe (MK) operatives which last year met in Pretoria under the leadership of the former army intelligence officer, GeneralMojo Motau. Titled “Saving the ANC.
Pretoria - Good news for SA PostOffice (Sapo) workers is that the Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered that the postal giant cannot shy away from its obligations towards its employees. It has to pay its monthly contributions on behalf of the workers towards the Post Office Retirement Fund ... Pretoria News .