SABC News - Gauteng


Gwede Mantashe has lashed out at the recent spate of disruptions of branch meetings.
ANC to choose candidates for LGE 2016

Saturday 28 May 2016 06:27

The ANC top brass is meeting in Irene on the outskirts of Pretoria this weekend to choose the ruling party's list of mayoral and councillor candidates for the August 3 municipal polls.


This is the 7th edition in the former President Thabo Mbeki’s series of speeches.
Africa must consider retribution and reconciliation: Mbeki

Friday 27 May 2016 21:49

Former President Thabo Mbeki says that Africans must work towards creating justice systems which ensure both reconciliation and retribution.


Seven SASSA employees were arrested in Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp
Hawks nab syndicate dealing in fraudulent social grants

Friday 27 May 2016 20:54

The Hawks have nabbed a syndicate dealing in fraudulent social grants. The syndicate is believed to have defrauded South African Social Security Agency of an estimated R40 million.


SABC Spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago says the SABC will still cover protests, but will not show footage of violence.
SABC clarifies stance on coverage of violent protests

Friday 27 May 2016 20:45

The SABC has clarified its position with regard to reports that it will stop coverage of violent protests on its various platforms.


The ANC’s top brass are finalising the party’s candidate list ahead of the much-anticipated local government elections.
NC nomination dispute may require ANC top brass intervention

Friday 27 May 2016 20:27

The ANC’s top six could now be roped in to quell tensions in the Northern Cape as the Frances Baard region is disputing the validity of the party’s nomination process.


Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says motivating athletes by rewarding them when they excel is the least they could do to show their appreciation for their hard work as a nation.
Mbalula offers bonus for SA Comrades winners

Friday 27 May 2016 20:12

Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula has offered a R100 000 bonus for a South African winner in both the men’s and women’s race in the Comrades Marathon on Sunday.


Violent protests erupted on Thursday in Ennerdale over poor service delivery.
Ennerdale task team gets to work

Friday 27 May 2016 19:38

A task team set up to investigate more than a decade of alleged poor service delivery in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg - has begun its work.


The lecture is the 7th edition in the Thabo Mbeki Africa day series of speeches.
Mbeki to deliver Africa day lecture on ICC

Friday 27 May 2016 18:22

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki will on Friday night deliver an Africa day lecture on the International Criminal Court.


The Commissioner of the HRC has called on the justice system to take action against the perpetrators
HRC condemns burning of property during protests

Friday 27 May 2016 18:14

The Humans Rights Commission has again joined the choir of criticism against the burning of property during protests.


Advocate George Bizos and retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikganag Moseneke were the executors of the estate.
More than R 22 million distributed to beneficiaries of Mandela estate

Friday 27 May 2016 16:28

More than R22 million in cash has been distributed on Friday in terms of Nelson Mandela's will.


SANEF says the SABC should use creative ways to tell violent protest stories instead of not broadcasting them at all.
SANEF slams SABC plan on violent protests

Friday 27 May 2016 14:34

The South African National Editors Forum has called on the South African Broadcasting Cooperation to review its decision not to broadcast footage of public property being destroyed during protests.


Shootout outside Springs High School leaves one dead

Friday 27 May 2016 12:45

A woman has been shot dead and her seven year old child hospitalised after they were attacked outside the Springs Girls High School on Gauteng's East Rand.


Madoko Ndhlovu’s role will be to assist the less experienced and the not-so-fit runners to finish the ultimate human race on Comrades.
Pretoria man to add fun to gruelling Comrades race

Thursday 26 May 2016 20:42

Madoko Ndhlovu will be helping novices who want to beat the 12-hour cut off time to finish Comrades by keeping them entertained.


Three buses were torched and two people killed, the evictions have since been halted.
Hammanskraal residents rebuilding their shacks

Thursday 26 May 2016 20:14

As residents are starting to rebuild their shacks at Sekampaneng in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, five people remain in hospital following Monday's anti-eviction protest.


Krejcir case rolls over to Friday

Thursday 26 May 2016 19:37

The state will resume with replying to the defence's application for further particulars in relation to the charges facing their clients.


Residents went on the rampage earlier on Thursday, blockading roads with burning tyres and rocks.
Mashatile sets up steering committee for Ennerdale

Thursday 26 May 2016 18:16

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile has set up a steering committee to look into issues raised by protesting residents of Ennerdale, south of Johanneburg.


LIons will be facing the Bulls this weekend at Loftus Versveld.
Lions prepare to take on the Bulls this weekend

Thursday 26 May 2016 17:14

Should the Lions win this weekend, they will be on the brink of clinching their group ahead of the Super Rugby June break.


SASSA has agreed to withdraw their Constitutional Court appeal.
SASSA to withdraw ConCourt appeal against Lion of Africa Assurance

Thursday 26 May 2016 15:38

SASSA has agreed to withdraw a Constitutional Court appeal against an interim interdict preventing them from banning new applications for funeral policies to be deducted from child support grants.


The Romanian-born coach collapsed in a Johannesburg mall.
Former Bafana coach Ted Dumitru dies

Thursday 26 May 2016 15:05

Former Bafana Bafana, Kaizer Chiefs, and Mamelodi Sundowns coach Ted Dumitru has died of a heart attack.


Qedani Mahlangu has been tabling her department's budget for the 2016 and 2017 financial year in the Gauteng Legislature.
Gauteng sets aside R1.2 billion for health

Thursday 26 May 2016 12:18

The Gauteng Health Department will spend R1.2 billion towards ensuring that patients needing urgent medical attention are attended to on time.


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