Monthly Archives: January 2019

Line re-opens two weeks after fatal Mountain View #TrainCrash

Pretoria – After the two week closure of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa) Mountain View station following a fatal crash that left three dead and hundreds others injured – the parastatal has announced the re-opening of the line. The Pretoria north corridor was closed on January 8, following a collision between two trains at the Mountain View

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Sentencing proceedings postponed in trial of rapist model agency boss

Johannesburg – Arguments in mitigation and aggravation of sentence in the trial of convicted rapist and Kempton Park model agency boss, Dawie de Villiers, have been postponed to February. On Wednesday, acting Johannesburg High Court Judge Isabel Mlaba granted state prosecutor Arveen Persad’s request for a postponement to February 11. Judge Cassim Moosa, who has presided over the trial, was

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Looks like a two-horse race for new Tshwane mayor

THE contest for the City of Tshwane’s mayoral candidacy within the DA is likely to be a two-horse race between council Speaker Katlego Mathebe and party’s regional chairperson Abel Tau. The pair yesterday spoke openly about their intention to participate in the party’s nomination process to select a mayoral candidate before next week’s council sitting. The successful candidate will be

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