SABC News - Gauteng


Breakthrough made in mall robberies: Police

Thursday 18 December 2014 17:50

Gauteng police say they have made headway against shopping mall robberies.


Madonsela finds City of Joburg guilty of maladministration

Thursday 18 December 2014 16:48

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has called for an urgent investigation into the hijacking of privately-owned buildings, particularly in the City of Johannesburg.


Gauteng police on drive to curb taxi wars

Thursday 18 December 2014 07:45

The South African Police will be deploying extra officers at several taxi ranks in Gauteng in efforts to deter episodes of taxi violence.


De Villiers and Amla put Proteas centuries ahead of Windies

Wednesday 17 December 2014 18:30

Unbeaten centuries by AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla put the South African cricket team in control on the first day of the first Test against the West Indies in Centurion.


Taxis operational despite upsurge in conflict

Wednesday 17 December 2014 16:14

Taxi operations in Gauteng will not be shut down over the festive season despite Gauteng Transport MEC voicing his intention to suspend certain operations due to a rise in taxi violence.


Cloudy day disappoints Voortrekker Monument guests

Tuesday 16 December 2014 16:55

Hundreds of South Africans and tourists were disappointed when low clouds prevented a rare ray of sunshine to hit the cenotaph at noon at the Voortrekker monument in Pretoria on Tuesday.


The power utility says there is a high chances blackouts could be effected from Tuesday and the rest of the week.
Power cut risk high: Eskom

Tuesday 16 December 2014 13:07

Eskom says the risk of load shedding has been heightened after four generating units collapsed at three power stations.


Malema lashes out at disgruntled EFF delegate

Tuesday 16 December 2014 07:20

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) president Julius Malema lashed out at party commissar for land Andile Mngxitama after the election of 35 additional members to the party's command team in Bloemfontein.


EFF leader Julius Malema
Gauteng delegates disrupt nomination conference

Monday 15 December 2014 20:48

EFF delegates from Gauteng on Monday briefly disrupted the Economic Freedom Fighters' national people's assembly to nominate additional members to the party's command team.


Roadblocks will form part of the safety programme over the festive season
Motorists urged to be vigilant on the road

Monday 15 December 2014 18:32

Authorities have made special appeal to all road users to obey road regulations as traffic volumes start to pick up.


Health officials on high alert after measles outbreak

Monday 15 December 2014 14:07

The National Health Department has confirmed the prevalence of measles cases in five provinces.


Kasrils elated at serving United Front

Monday 15 December 2014 08:22

Former Intelligence Minister and now United Front National Working Committee member, Ronnie Kasrils says he feels rejuvenated to be involved with the United Front.


‘Female president goal will take time to achieve’

Monday 15 December 2014 05:14

African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president Angie Motshekga has conceded that their ultimate aim to see a woman lead the country will take time to achieve.


Angie Motshekga was addressing the media at the end of the ANC Women's League's policy conference in Boksburg.
Sex workers’ rights still a thorny issue: ANCWL

Sunday 14 December 2014 15:58

ANC Women's League President, Angie Motshekga, says the league is still battling to convince its own members on the need to embrace the rights of sex workers.


Ronnie Kasrils has been speaking at the United Front People's Assembly in Boksburg on Gauteng's East Rand.
Kasrils excited to be involved with United Front

Sunday 14 December 2014 15:42

Former Defence Minister and now United Front National Working Committee member Ronnie Kasrils says he feels rejuvenated to be involved with the United Front.


The first day of the meeting saw over 300 delegates gather and grapple with the form and nature of issues that the United Front must tackle.
United Front table serious issues on first day

Saturday 13 December 2014 20:55

The Numsa-led United Front will have a weighty set of issues that it will need to confront.


JMPD members educating the public about the dangers of drinking and driving.
SAB; JMPD working to decrease drunk driving accidents

Saturday 13 December 2014 17:40

South African Breweries and the Johannesburg Metro Police Department are working together in an effort to decrease the number of alcohol related accidents during the festive season.


Numsa President Andrew Chirwa.
United Front has no political orientation: Chirwa

Saturday 13 December 2014 12:58

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) President, Andrew Chirwa, has reiterated that the United Front has no political orientation.


 Graca Machel and Ndileka Mandela are amongst the walkers.
Graca finishes Mandela Walk to Union Buildings

Saturday 13 December 2014 12:15

The wife of late former President Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel, joined by the African National Congress’ stalwart Andrew Mlangeni have arrived at the Union Buildings.


Sophie de Bruyn and Andrew Mlangeni.
'Nelson Mandela legacy must not die'

Saturday 13 December 2014 10:20

African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts, Sophie de Bruyn and Andrew Mlangeni, say former late President Nelson Mandela’s legacy must carry on.


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