Thursday news updates especially for you

Good morning, Pretoria! Get a head start to 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 warm and sunny day, with no rain predicted thus far.

Pretoria will have a minimum of 13°C and will reach a maximum of 32°C.


No traffic has been reported.

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

  • Nothing to be sorry about – Jacaranda’s Tumi Morake

    Morake spoke about the incident on air during the breakfast show on Wednesday morning, saying she had nothing to be sorry about. Read more >

  • Sunnyside ‘child rapist’ in court Wednesday

    “It is believed the man was grooming her into prostitution and would beat her up if she failed to attract clients for sexual favours.”Read more>

Some international headlines that you may have missed:

  • Singapore gets first female president without a vote

    An establishment stalwart was named Singapore’s first female president Wednesday but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote. Read more >

  • Japanese firm to offer ‘drive-thru’ funeral service

    A Japanese funeral parlour is set to offer relatives the chance to pay their final respects to deceased loved ones without leaving the comfort of their cars. Read more >


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