Freedom day celebrations kick off in Pretoria

Freedom Day celebrations kicked off in the capital on Tuesday, with an address expected from President Jacob Zuma shortly. Thousands gathered at the Union Buildings as the country commemorated 16 years since the first democratic election on April 27,1994. Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane opened the celebrations calling on South Africans to make 2010 a year […]

Flags fly high as city marks 100 days to soccer tournament

Although Pretoria is 650km from the 100-day countdown festivities in Durban, World Cup fever has affected the city too.  Yesterday morning motorists responded to a radio call to hoot in support of the World Cup while schools, shopping centres and offices also marked the date.  At Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, flags representing the 32 countries […]