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

Weather expected for today: 


Pretorians will enjoy a sunny but cool Thursday.

Pretoria will reach a maximum of 23°C. With 0% chance for rain predicted.


 No traffic has been reported as of yet.

Local headlines you might have missed: 

  • Shoot-out in Zwartkop restaurant. The reaction officer was shot in his right arm and was scheduled for surgery. Read more here>
  • Baby boy dies at Pretoria east nursery school. “I feel so very sorry for the parents. My heart breaks for them.” Read>

Not sure what recently happened in the world? Here are some of the stories that made headlines: 

  • WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning set to be released. Chelsea Manning, the transgender army private jailed for one of the largest leaks of classified documents in US history, is set to walk out of a military prison Wednesday after seven years behind bars. Read>
  • India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim. A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit for terminations in India, police in the country said Wednesday. Read>


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