Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

KFC-voorval: Drie in hof

Drie mans van Pretoria wat daarvan beskuldig word dat hulle ʼn egpaar in Montana aangerand het, het Vrydag in die landdroshof in Pretoria-Noord verskyn. Landdros Motlhoki Rapulana het na die mans se aansoek om borgtog geluister en gesê sy het tyd nodig om die bewyse te bestudeer, voordat sy haar besluit op 30 Augustus bekend […]

Pretoria Commuters get some relief as Taxis expected to operate normally

Tshwane commuters can expect some relief as taxis are expected to operate normally this morning. On Wednesday, operators blocked several roads causing massive delays while protesting to the Tshwane House to submit a memorandum to Mayor Solly Msimanga. Among the issues raised by the drivers is that traffic contravention tickets be scrapped. Taxis in the […]

Inwoner van Pretoria voor haar verloofde geskiet wyl hy video neem

Carine van Staden (28), ʼn inwoner van Pretoria, is Donderdag voor haar verloofde glo deur ʼn weermaglid in die noorde van die stad geskiet. Carine se pa, Johan van Staden (53), het Saterdag aan Maroela Media gesê sy dogter en haar verloofde, Johan Harmse (29), was omstreeks 18:00 van Daspoort op sy BMW-motorfiets op pad […]

Jong Pretoria verliefdes sterf saam in motorfiets ongeluk

Twee mense is dood en twee kritiek beseer toe ʼn motorfiets en ʼn Opel Kadett Saterdag in die vroeë oggendure in Pretoria gebots het. Xander Loubser, woordvoerder van Best Care-ambulansdienste, het Saterdag aan Maroela Media gesê die botsing het in Mootstraat in Daspoort in die weste van die stad plaasgevind. “Die oorsaak van die ongeluk […]

Protesting Pretoria West residents clash with cops – still unclear what the protest was about

Protesting Pretoria West residents clash with cops - still unclear what the protest was about

Pretoria – Close to a thousand protesting residents of Gomora informal settlement in Pretoria West have battled with police since the early hours of July 13, 2017 on Thursday morning. Police fired hails of rubber bullets, dozens of tear gas canisters, and stun grenades in a bid to keep the hostile protesters at bay. Protesters […]

Dennis Haynes, vermis sedert 1986, word moontlik na 31 jaar opgespoor in Pretoria-Noord

Vermiste Dennis Haynes word na 31 jaar opgespoor in Pretoria-Noord

ʼn Man van Bloemfontein wat in Februarie 1986 spoorloos verdwyn het, is moontlik ná 31 jaar in Pretoria opgespoor. Dennis Haynes was 22 jaar oud toe hy van Bloemfontein na Roodepoort vertrek het vir ʼn werksgeleentheid. Sy vrou en eenjarige dogtertjie het in Bloemfontein agtergebly. Dennis het egter nooit teruggekeer nie en sy familie kon […]

Kleinfontein an Afrikaner settlement near Pretoria

Kleinfontein an Afrikaner settlement near Pretoria

Pretoria – The petrol station attendant warns me I am going to get killed in Kleinfontein. “Are you sure you want to go there?” he asks, looking concerned, after I stop to ask him for directions. According to my GPS, I am five minutes away from the settlement, an Afrikaner cultural community near Bronkhorstspruit. “Yoh […]

Neighbourhood watch makes Garsfontein safer – Get involved in your neigbhourhood

Neighbourhood watch makes Garsfontein safer - Get involved in your neigbhourhood

If people do not get involved, Garscom can’t be sustainable. Pretoria east is the “wild wild west no more” following the efforts of Garscom, Chubb and the police. Vice chairperson of neighbourhood watch, Garscom, Herklaas Meyer attributed the decline in crime in the area to proactive action. He said the area north of Solomon Mahlangu […]

This is when your home is most likely to be broken into in South Africa

Home robbery and housebreaking are among the most frightening and dangerous crimes to experience. It is frightening because it violates our private space and the one place that we think of as our sanctuary. According to the latest report released by Statistics South Africa, Exploring the extent of and circumstances surrounding housebreaking/burglary and home robbery, […]

Elektriese heinings: Hoe veilig is hulle werklik?

Meeste mense steun swaar op hul elektriese heinings vir veiligheid en vertrou dit blindelings as ‘n “ondeurdringbare” linie, en met reg ook so. Maar hierdie spesifieke item is telkemale, weens verskeie faktore ter sprake, nie aangewese om goeie beskerming te bied teen huisbewoners nie! Mense moet hulle dus nie blindstaar teen ‘n elektriese heining vir […]

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