SABC News - Gauteng


Three security guards were wounded in a cash-in-transit heist and an ATM bombing.
Manhunt launched for cash heist suspects

Thursday 23 October 2014 14:31

Gauteng Police have launched a manhunt for those responsible for two separate robberies in Johannesburg.


Peters has dismissed Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on funding the controversial e-tolling
Peters dismisses Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on e-tolling

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:53

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has dismissed the Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on funding the controversial e-tolling system


 Postal workers have been on strike for the past three months
Police on standby at Krugersdorp post office

Wednesday 22 October 2014 06:56

Police are monitoring the situation at the post office sorting centre in Krugersdorp after striking employees vandalised it on Tuesday.


Pan African Parliament's powers under review

Tuesday 21 October 2014 20:10

The revised protocol on the legislative powers of the Pan African Parliament has been sharply criticized by a number of member states during a sitting of the Pan African Parliament in Midrand.


International media have showed huge interest the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Global media praises live broadcast of Pistorius trial

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:02

The international media has commended the South African government for allowing paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s trial to be broadcast live.


 Pretoria discovered 15 more military explosives at a Pretoria scrap yard.
Police appeal for information on scrapyard explosion

Tuesday 21 October 2014 06:24

The police have appealed for information on the location of old military explosive devices after a fatal explosion at a Pretoria West scrap yard on Monday morning.


Scrapyard explosion claims life

Monday 20 October 2014 17:19

Pretoria police have discovered fifteen more military explosives after what is believed to be a World War II canon went off inside a scrapyard in Pretoria West, killing one man and injuring another.


The Gauteng Health Department has 9 510 vacancies out of the more than 70 000 approved posts in the province.
Gauteng hospitals' high vacancy rate a worry

Monday 20 October 2014 12:53

The Democratic Alliance says the high vacancy rate is a major contributing factor for poor service in Gauteng hospitals.


The "Brickz" rape case was postponed to November 6 to allow the defence to be furnished with all the documents they needed.
Brickz rape case will proceed: NDPP

Monday 20 October 2014 11:45

The NDPP has ruled that the rape case against musician Sipho "Brickz" Charles Ndlovu will proceed, the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court heard on Monday.


Brickz’s lawyer, Dumisani Mabunda, says the rape case against his client is "weak and filled with holes."
NDPP to pronounce way forward on Brickz's case

Monday 20 October 2014 10:30

The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court is expected to hear on Monday whether the NDPP will proceed with the rape case against Kwaito musician, Sipho Charles Ndlovu, popularly known as "Brickz."


Tighter security to be enforced at shopping malls

Monday 20 October 2014 09:47

The President of the South African Council of Shopping Centres, Marna van der Walt says greater security measures are to be instituted at shopping malls.


Two Limpopo escapees to appear in court

Sunday 19 October 2014 12:25

Two suspects who escaped from the Marble Hall police holding cells in Limpopo a few weeks ago have been re-arrested.


Mall robbery merchandise tracked to Nigeria

Saturday 18 October 2014 16:24

Police say Nigeria has emerged as the destination of many of the electronic devices stolen during the recent spate of mall robberies across the country.


Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking at the funeral of 9-year-old Veronica Mofokeng in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria.
Ramaphosa pleads for protection of children

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:56

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has made an impassioned plea to communities to support the police in their fight against crimes in which children are killed.


E-tolls protesters set bills alight at Sanral offices

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:46

E-tolls protesters have set their bills alight in front of the offices of roads agency Sanral in Pretoria.


Greenpeace organised a send-off for David Barnard at O.R. Tambo International Airport on Saturday morning.
SA runner off to Antarctica for gruelling marathon

Saturday 18 October 2014 12:25

South African environmental activist and ultra-marathon runner, David Barnard has left the country to participate in the Last Desert Race in Antarctica on Saturday.


 Parks Tau delivered the ANC’s political report at the 13th Johannesburg regional conference.
Tau slams corruption in the public sector

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:25

Chairperson of the African National Congress in Johannesburg, Parks Tau, has blamed corruption in the public sector for what he calls obsessive consumerism.


Numsa to join Cosatu in e-toll march

Saturday 18 October 2014 07:45

The National Union of Mine Workers of South Africa has thrown its weight behind Cosatu's planned protests against Gauteng e-tolls in Pretoria.


Land restitution must be debated properly: Minister

Friday 17 October 2014 20:44

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Senzeni Zokwana says there should be further discussions around the issue of land restitution.


On Thursday a freak sandstorm whipped Gauteng and the Free State.
SA experiencing strange weather phenomena

Friday 17 October 2014 20:18

The past couple of days have seen the country experiencing strange weather phenomena.


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