Thursday news snippits

Good morning, Pretoria! Get a head start on your day with a quick update on the traffic, weather and top news headlines. You’re welcome!

Weather expected for today: 

Pretorians will have a cloudy and rainy day.

Pretoria will have a minimum of 13°C and will reach a maximum of 22°C.


No traffic has been reported.

Local headlines you might have missed: Here are some of the stories that made headlines: 

  • ‘Sagte grootman’ sterf in noord-ongeluk

    “Rian sou op 26 Januarie sy 21e verjaarsdag vier.” Lees meer hier.

  • Pretoria hijacking hotspots identified

    Hijackings, common as they are, tend to happen more frequently during the festive season. Read more here.

Some national headlines that you may have missed:

  •  Poppie’s parents found guilty of murder

    The mother and stepfather of three-year-old Poppie van der Merwe have been convicted on charges of murder and child abuse. Read more here.

  • Mom knew what she was doing when she shot sons – judge

    Judge Hans Fabricius rejected the defence’s argument that the woman had acted in a state of momentary sane automatism when she shot her sons dead in April 2015. Read more here.


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