My Tshwane: Capital gives other cities a run for their money

  • My Tshwane: Capital gives other cities a run for their money: I am originally from a village called Bokgaga, about 30km outside Tzaneen in Limpopo. I came to Pretoria in 2003 as a 17-year-old to go study at the then Technikon Pretoria (now Tshwane University of Technology). I stayed in Mamelodi for 14 years and only moved to Andeon, adjacent to Booysens, …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • UPDATE: Pretoria businessman still missing: “We know Uncle Omar is not well and the kidnappers must set him free on humanitarian grounds. I hope the kidnappers will show mercy and release him immediately.” 35 mins ago. Carrim Omar. Photo: file. Today marks day 134 since the kidnapping of the Pretoria businessman, Omar Carrim.. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Major drug bust in Pretoria: A man has been arrested for possession of dagga in the Pretoria city centre, the metro police announced, Pretoria East Rekord reports. Spokesperson Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba said the 40-year-old man was arrested as the metro police (TMPD) intensified their festive season operations.. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Brits farm murder accused takes bail bid to Pretoria high court: The accused Matthew Benson, the son of a local farmer, who was denied bail by the Brits Magistrate's Court has approached the high court in Pretoria to appeal the decision. On Thursday the prosecution told the court they had received a high court indictment and requested a postponement of the matter …. Google Alert – Pretoria
  • Christmas festival at Freedom Park: He said a magnificent stage was set up to complement the Christmas lights and carols that ignited Pretoria's Christmas spirit when they switched on from 7pm every night. “The City of Tshwane supports this initiative of goodwill to its residents, and has generously contributed its resources. Freedom Park …. Google Alert – Pretoria

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About Alan

My ethos is espoused in the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society. If need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”

You will always find me standing on the side of the underdog OR HERE.