SABC News - Gauteng


Unemployed military veterans to receive financial assistance

Saturday 28 February 2015 20:42

Military veterans will soon receive benefits which include co-operatives to improve their family lives.


The reburial of the remains of Moses Kotane will take place in Pella the North West on March 14
Kotane epitomised unity: SACP

Saturday 28 February 2015 06:21

Scores of SACP members converged on Diepkloof Hall in Soweto on Friday night to prepare for the arrival of struggle stalwart Moses Kotanes' mortal remains on Sunday.


Foreign shop owners are fleeing Soweto

Friday 27 February 2015 20:23

Soweto residents are divided over the future of foreign owned shops in the township.


Police in Gauteng arrest 34 service delivery protestors

Friday 27 February 2015 20:20

Thirty-four people have been arrested at the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia in Gauteng, after violent service delivery protests this week.


Massive urbanisation remains a concern

Friday 27 February 2015 19:46

The chairperson of the South African Cities Network has lamented the lack of forward-planning to deal with massive urbanisation experienced by metropolitan cities across the country.


Public Protector makes two appointments

Friday 27 February 2015 18:46

The Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has made two important appointments.


Johannesburg residents sceptical about City power usage

Friday 27 February 2015 12:32

Johannesburg residents sceptical about plans to introduce a system where people will pay less for electricity usage during the day.


Thembelihle is burning: TCC

Friday 27 February 2015 10:44

Police are on high alert in the at Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia in Gauteng, after service delivery protests turned violent. One person died after being shot and three were injured.


The South African Civic Organisation (SANCA) sent a letter to the community members telling them that foreign owned shops in the area would close
Foreign business owners forced to close again in Soweto

Friday 27 February 2015 06:17

Foreign-owned shops in Snake Park in Soweto were shut down on Thursday and violence has flared up in the area again.


EFF has resolved at its people's assembly to begin a strategic occupation of land.
Gauteng talks tough against land grabbers

Friday 27 February 2015 06:14

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo has warned those who illegally occupy state land that they will be dealt through the full might of the law.


Fraud charges laid against bogus college principal after SABC expose

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:23

Fraud charges have been laid against a man who allegedly ran a bogus FET college in downtown Johannesburg.


Frustrations over issuing of gun licences

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:08

A Johannesburg Gunshop owner specialising in the importing and sales of firearms is fuming over the issuing of gun licences.


Missing PTA boy allegedly died from illegal electricity connections

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:00

Police and residents say Illegal electrical connections could have claimed the life of a missing 8-year-old boy who was found mutilated on Wednesday.


Probe into violence against foreigners

Thursday 26 February 2015 19:01

The violence involving foreign-owned businesses across the country will be investigated, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday.


Sanral welcomes Nene’s e-toll stance

Thursday 26 February 2015 17:54

The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) on Thursday welcomed Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's endorsement of the e-tolling system in Gauteng.


Four arrested in Soweto for impersonating police

Thursday 26 February 2015 17:49

Four men have been arrested for impersonating Johannesburg Metro police officers (JMPD).


Opposition parties sceptical of Makhura’s promises

Thursday 26 February 2015 17:38

The DA doubts whether the huge building projects that Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced in his SOPA speech this week, will be delivered in time and in a cost effective way.


David Kau who will reprise his role as the MC of Blacks only comedy show.
Blacks Only isn’t really for blacks only: David Kau

Thursday 26 February 2015 16:24

Funny man, comedian David Kau is back with his popular Blacks Only comedy show.


Hundreds of intelligence documents from spy agencies across the world including South Africa's State Security Agency have been made public.
Leaked spy cables will impact on SA’s intelligence services: Mahlobo

Thursday 26 February 2015 10:10

Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo, says the leaked spy cables will have an impact on the operational effectiveness of South Africa’s intelligence services.


 Paul Modjadji  and Bontle Modiselle teaching Minister Nathi Mthethwa local dance sebujwa.
Modjadji excited about SA’s first dance feature film’s release

Thursday 26 February 2015 08:11

Head Choreographer of “Hear Me Move" Paul Modjadji says the team behind the movie hopes the movie will be a block buster.


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