SABC News - Gauteng


Record number of parties to contest elections

Wednesday 29 June 2016 21:20

A record 200 parties and 61 014 candidates will contest the 3 August 2016 municipal elections following the certification on 27 June 2016 of parties and candidates contesting the elections.


Services disrupted at Midvaal Municipality

Wednesday 29 June 2016 19:22

Services at the Midvaal Municipality have been disrupted since last week.


Didiza visits killed ANC member’s family

Wednesday 29 June 2016 18:31

The family of African National Congress (ANC) supporter, Simon Modige, who was gunned down two weeks ago is still battling with its loss.


Violent protests remain a concern for the IEC

Wednesday 29 June 2016 15:40

Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Deputy Chairperson, Terry Tselane, says that violent protests remain a concern to the IEC.


Police have confirmed that 83-year-old Jan Hettema was shot in the head during a robbery on Wednesday morning.
Former Springbok rally driver and SA cyclist murdered

Wednesday 29 June 2016 14:40

Former Springbok rally driver and South African cyclist, Jan Hettema, has been murdered on his smallholding in Tweedrag near Boschkop in Gauteng.


The SABC is still trying to get more details on the shooting of the police officer in Diepsloot.
Police officer killed in Diepsloot

Wednesday 29 June 2016 08:53

A police officer has been shot and killed in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg.


Jimi Matthews resigned on Monday.
Matthews’ resignation worries Parliament committee

Wednesday 29 June 2016 08:45

The Chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee for Communications, Humphrey Maxegwana says he is highly concerned by the resignation of Acting SABC CEO, Jimi Matthews.


Jimi Matthews resigned on Monday.
SABC refutes claims of staff revolt

Wednesday 29 June 2016 05:50

The SABC Board has denied reports that employees are in revolt against management following the resignation of acting CEO Jimi Matthews.


Potentially undecided voters on the rise

Tuesday 28 June 2016 20:51

With just over a month before the Local Government Elections, the 2015 Quality of Life Survey shows that there is a growing number of potentially undecided voters in Gauteng.


Davies encourages growth in manufacturing sector

Tuesday 28 June 2016 19:09

Trade and industry Minister, Rob Davies says South Africa is pulling out all stops to encourage and stimulate growth in the manufacturing sector.


Petroleum truck driver strike halted

Tuesday 28 June 2016 18:28

A planned truck-drivers’ strike in the fuel industry strike has been put on hold.


Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane.
Downs upbeat ahead of Enyimba clash

Monday 27 June 2016 20:54

It’s back to square one for Mamelodi Sundowns in the Caf Champions League group stages, when they host Enyimba of Nigeria at the Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium, Pretoria on Wednesday.


Mmusi Maimane was speaking at the party's Tshwane manifesto launch in Soshanguve north of Pretoria.
DA calls on political leaders to work towards peaceful elections

Monday 27 June 2016 18:46

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has called on all political party leaders to work towards peaceful local government elections on the 3 of August.


Coach Steve Komphela, who had a relatively bad start as the coach of Amakhosi, had a big influence in acquiring the new players.
Kaizer Chiefs to sign new players

Monday 27 June 2016 17:30

Kaizer Chiefs have moved swiftly following a mass exodus of players at the end of the past season, making eight new signings ahead of the 2016 and 2017 season.


According to Netcare 911 spokesperson the cause of the accident is yet to be established.
Germiston taxi accident claims four lives

Monday 27 June 2016 16:24

Four people have died and eleven others were injured after a taxi accident in Germiston.


President to pay R7.8 mln over Nkandla upgrade

Monday 27 June 2016 16:24

Treasury says President Jacob Zuma must pay back R7.8 million for non-security upgrades at his Nkandla home.


The Gender Commission is holding a discussion on the issue in preparation for the local government elections in August.
Women continue to struggle in politics: Study

Monday 27 June 2016 15:32

Research presented by Gender Commission shows that only a fraction of women were earmarked for strategic positions in the run-up to the 2014 national elections.


Mmusi Maimane says in a statement South Africans were defrauded by the President and all those implicated in the Nkandla saga, and it is pay-back time.
President Zuma must repay 100% costs of Nkandla upgrade:Maimane

Monday 27 June 2016 14:56

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has asked President Jacob Zuma to repay 100% of the reasonable costs of upgrades to his Nkandla home.


Julius Malema told people that under EFF rule all black people will get land.
Malema says land in SA belongs to the majority

Sunday 26 June 2016 20:28

EFF leader Julius Malema says land in South Africa belongs to the majority.


The Freedom Charter was adopted in Kliptown in 1961.
Campaign trails heating up as elections near

Sunday 26 June 2016 20:00

With 38 days to the August 3rd elections, the campaign trails are heating up and it was no different for the ANC's top 6.


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