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Pretoria

pree taw ree uh

  • n  city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa
News & Articles

  • As Mandela’s Condition Improves, South Africa’s Anxiety Remains
    As Nelson Mandela, 94, spent his fifth day in Pretoria’s Mediclinic Heart Hospital, South Africans’ alarm at his sudden decline has given way to a concern to preserve the dignity of a man who, to so many, represents the best of them and of all humanity. The respectful tone is apparent in the sparse updates on Mandela’s condition from his longtime friend, Mac Maharaj (also spokesman for President ...
    June 12, 2013 - Time.com via Yahoo! News
  • Mandela still 'serious but stable', security tightened
    By Mike Hutchings PRETORIA (Reuters) - Former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela remained in a "serious but stable" condition in a Pretoria hospital on Tuesday after four days of treatment for a lung infection, the government said. Speaking to the national broadcaster, President Jacob Zuma said he had been updated by doctors on the health of the 94-year-old Mandela ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Companies partner for titanium powder research
    PRETORIA, South Africa, June 11 (UPI) -- Research that could increase the supply and use of titanium in aerospace and other industries is being undertaken by Boeing and a South African organization.
    June 11, 2013 - UPI
Quotes

  • Ottmar Hitzfeld in ESPN
    I will be well informed about what is happening in Pretoria,he said. "It could be that I will modify my tactics depending on the score. I feel that anything can happen that game."
  • Kevin Rudd in The Australian
    We have been actively engaged in this since the news of this kidnapping occurred,Mr Rudd said. "We have deployed additional staff from our mission in Pretoria to our high commission in Nairobi which is handling this case at a consular...
  • Nelson Chamisa in Reuters
    There was (no agreement). The matters are still outstanding. It's not about the table discussions in Pretoria but about what's happening on this side of the Limpopo (river),Chamisa said. "We still have to clear the course for meaningful...

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