Pretoria News Engages Seniors, Students with 120th Anniversary Campaign

In 2018, the Pretoria News in South Africa’s capital city celebrated its 120th birthday. Pretoria was founded as a town in 1855 by a Voortrekker leader named Marthinus Pretorius, and the Pretoria News was its first local newspaper.

The first editor was Leo Weinthal, who bought a disused church close to the central square of the town and set up the Pretoria News printing business.

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