SABC News - Gauteng


Watch Police Media Briefing on Anti-illegal immigrants march

Friday 24 February 2017 13:46

The Police are briefing the media in Pretoria on the anti-illegal immigrants march.


Organisers say they wants to create awareness about acts of crime associated with foreign nationals such as drug dealing and prostitution.
March to highlight crimes committed by foreigners: Organisers

Thursday 23 February 2017 20:53

The Organisers of the march against illegal immigrants planned for Friday morning in Pretoria say they are not promoting xenophobia


The Vaal dam had risen to 81.64%.
Rains impacting positively on SA’s dam levels

Thursday 23 February 2017 20:26

The Vaal dam is above 80% due to the recent rains.


There are calls for Premier David Makhura to resign following the Esidimeni tragedy.
Esidimeni tragedy dominates Gauteng SOPA debate

Thursday 23 February 2017 19:35

Political parties called for David Makhura to resign and rejected assertions that he would not have approved the ill-advised transfer of the patients from Life Esidimeni.


US golfer, Paul Peterson at the Joburg Open.
Peterson clubhouse leader at Joburg Open

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:57

American Paul Peterson is the clubhouse leader at the Joburg Open at the Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club.


Evaton and Sebokeng residents are concerned about an incomplete bridge.
Evaton, Sebokeng residents angry about incomplete bridge

Thursday 23 February 2017 18:04

Since a tragic drowning two years ago, an incomplete bridge has left Evaton and Sebokeng residents fuming.


Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi was adressing the National Assembly.
Motsoaledi apologises for Esidimeni tragedy

Thursday 23 February 2017 17:17

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has apologised to the families of mental patients who died in Gauteng.


Mayor Herman Mashaba is accused of discontinuing projects from the previous ANC administration.
March against Mashaba turns violent

Thursday 23 February 2017 16:02

Police have used stun grenades to stop members of the Jo'burg Social Movement from storming the offices of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba in Braamfontein.


Home Affairs minister, Malusi Gigaba says he has made a plea to residents to be responsible.
Gigaba concerned about “xenophobia” march

Thursday 23 February 2017 14:39

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has expressed concern over a protest march planned against foreign nationals on Friday.


45% tax increase described as a good thing

Thursday 23 February 2017 12:30

Economist Gilad Isaacs has welcomed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's announcement that those who earn more than R1.5 million annually will be taxed 45% of their personal income.


Various organisations have joined the chorus in condemning the march against foreign nationals and immigrants planned in Pretoria for Friday.
DA slams xenophobic attacks in Gauteng

Thursday 23 February 2017 09:55

The Democratic Alliance has strongly condemned the recent spate of xenophobic violence in Gauteng.


SA's ICC withdrawal unconstitutional: High Court

Wednesday 22 February 2017 10:43

The High Court in Pretoria has declared South Africa's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court as invalid.


Residents, motorists cautioned as rains persists

Wednesday 22 February 2017 08:25

The South African Weather Service has issued a warning of persistent heavy rains across the country.


Flash floods, wet conditions to persist

Tuesday 21 February 2017 21:14

The South African Weather Service has warned of flash floods as wet weather conditions are expected to persist throughout the week.


HRC condemns violence directed at foreign nationals

Tuesday 21 February 2017 18:48

The Human Rights Commission has appealed to communities across the country to refrain from taking the law into their own hands.


SAHRC concerned about foreign national attacks

Tuesday 21 February 2017 15:36

The South African Human Rights Commission has raised concerns over escalating violence against foreign nationals.


The High Court in Pretoria will hear the case of Mark Zinde 23, for the murder of his mother in June and the assault of his father.
Zinda case postponed to June

Tuesday 21 February 2017 12:11

The High Court in Pretoria will hear the case of Mark Zinde for the murder of his mother in June and assault on his father, while out on bail for the murder charge.


Fear grips foreign shop owners in Pretoria west

Tuesday 21 February 2017 12:05

Foreign businessmen in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria, have started to remove goods from their shops.


Police are investigating the murder of five people, including two children who were shot and killed in Hillbrow.
Hillbrow police investigate killing of family of five

Tuesday 21 February 2017 10:06

Police spokesperson says the victims three women and two children were shot in their home in Hillbrow.


SA joins world to commemorate Mother Language Day

Tuesday 21 February 2017 09:45

Tuesday is Unesco's International Mother Language Day. It is celebrated annually and its aim is to promote the awareness of linguistics and cultural diversity across the globe.


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