SABC News - Gauteng


Dirco yet to make contact with 12 South Africans in Nepal

Sunday 26 April 2015 20:28

International Relations says it has yet to make contact with 12 South Africans in Nepal, following Saturday's killer quake in that country.


Sundowns beat spirited Vasco da Gama 1-0

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:35

Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape will meet in the Nedbank Cup final in Port Elizabeth next month.


SA won’t recall high commissioner in Nigeria

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:06

South Africa will not withdraw its high commissioner in Nigeria to reciprocate Nigeria's decision to recall its acting High Commissioner.


Police arrested the suspects in Yeoville.
Police nab nine in cellphone robbery syndicate

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:03

Gauteng police have arrested nine suspects alleged to be involved in a syndicate responsible for a series of cell phone robberies in the province.


Stormers beat Bulls 15-13

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:46

The Stormers went to the top of the SA Conference of the Super 15 by beating the Bulls 15-13 while the Lions beat the Cheetahs 34 -29 in a Super Rugby clash.


Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:31

Nigeria recalled its ambassador to South Africa on Saturday in the latest sign of the African country's discontent at Pretoria's handling of attacks on immigrants.


Foreign nationals return to their communities

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:17

Foreign nationals are slowly returning to their communities. Many fled following the xenophobic attacks which flared up mainly in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.


Warning against military deployment to stop xenophobic attacks

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:16

Major-General Jeremy Vearey, the SAPS’ Head of Anti-Gang Strategy in the Western Cape, denounced government’s decision to deploy the army in xenophobic hotspots saying it was worrying.


The minor earthquake was felt in the Pimville area and West Rand area.
Minor quake hits parts of Johannesburg

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:21

The Council for Geo-science have confirmed a magnitude 2.5 seismic event that hit some parts of Soweto at 8:30 on Saturday morning.


Acting Minister of Public Service Nathi Mthethwa says they can only restructure the package but cannot increase the salary bill.
Govt considers new salary package

Saturday 25 April 2015 07:30

Government is considering restructuring a new salary package for public servants when they return to the negotiating table on Tuesday.


The Alexandra community says poverty is directly linked to the attacks of foreign nationals.
Minister says hunger, unemployment are no excuse to kill foreigners

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:42

Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says unemployment and hunger cannot make a person kill others.


President Jacob Zuma assured leaders of the migrant community that foreign nationals are safe in the country.
SA’s moral high ground intact amid xenophobic attacks: Zuma

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:26

President Jacob Zuma says despite the recent spate of xenophobic attacks, South Africa's moral high ground still remains intact.


Third Zoo Lake bus accident victim dies

Friday 24 April 2015 18:25

Three people were killed in a crash involving two metro busses near Zoo Lake in Johannesburg.


Zoo Lake bus crash ‘was horrific’

Friday 24 April 2015 16:15

The scene of an accident which claimed two lives and left 64 others injured in Parkview, north of Johannesburg, on Friday was "terrible and horrific", an eyewitness told News24.


Seven people have been killed and several others displaced due to the xenophobic attacks.
South Africans march against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 13:37

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has joined thousands of people in an anti-xenophobia march in the capital city. The march has been billed as a "Million Men March".


People around the world voiced out their opinion in xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Citizens speak out against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 12:14

People have taken to social media to express their views on the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.


Emergency services workers are still at the scene where two buses collided.
Two die in bus crash

Friday 24 April 2015 11:47

It has been confirmed that two people including a pregnant woman lost their lives in Friday's bus accident in Johannesburg.


Radovan Krejcir and his seven co accused have made numerous court appearances in April.
Krejcir to appear in court

Friday 24 April 2015 08:10

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his seven co accused will appear on Friday in the Johannesburg High Court that is sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court.


The Anti-xenophobia march will start at the Pretoria City Hall and proceed to the Union Buildings
Anti-xenophobia march to attract thousands

Friday 24 April 2015 08:00

The newly-formed anti-xenophobia task team is expected to attract thousands of people in its planned march against attacks on foreign nationals in Pretoria on Friday.


Thousands of people marched from Parktown to Mary Fitzgerald Square against xenophobia.
Vavi wants action on xenophobic attacks

Friday 24 April 2015 05:37

Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called on the police to leave no stone unturned when investigating those behind the recent spate of xenophobic attacks.


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