SABC News - Gauteng


Riots continue in Riverlea

Wednesday 20 August 2014 05:48

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse protestors in Riverlea, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday night.


Seven workers were killed while eight others escaped with injuries after a house collapsed in Meyersdal Eco Estate in Alberton, south of Johannesburg.
Council to probe Meyersdale house collapse

Tuesday 19 August 2014 15:58

The National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) said on Tuesday it would investigate the Meyersdal house collapse that killed seven workers.


Riverlea residents call for Zuma's interventions

Tuesday 19 August 2014 12:20

Riverlea residents, south west of Johannesburg are gathering in preparation for a blockade of Nasrec Road on Tuesday.


The search continues for people who are believed to be buried under the rubble after a house that was being renovated collapsed  in Alberton.
Slim chance of finding house collapse survivors

Tuesday 19 August 2014 08:20

Ekurhuleni Emergency Services says they still need to find out how many people were on the construction site prior to the accident.


More arrests following Palm Springs mall shooting

Tuesday 19 August 2014 07:45

Two more people were arrested for allegedly shooting dead four men and injuring others in Evaton, south of Johannesburg.


The construction workers died after a concrete slab fell on them.
Search resumes after Alberton house collapse

Tuesday 19 August 2014 05:23

The search is expected to continue on Tuesday morning for the people who are believed to be buried under the rubble after a house that was being renovated collapsed.


The ANCYL is expected to hold its national elective conference next month.
ANCYL Gauteng elects new leaders

Monday 18 August 2014 17:36

The African National Congress Youth League in Gauteng elected new leadership at a conference held in the weekend.


The patient from Carltonville on the West Rand underwent tests for Ebola at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.
SA Ebola suspect tests negative

Monday 18 August 2014 16:33

The Ministry of Health and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has released tests done on a South African man suspected of having contracted the deadly Ebola virus.


Lectures have resumed at the University of Limpopo, after a three-week class boycott, which saw students burning university property to demand the review of tuition fees and reinstatement of the SRC.
Classes resume at the University of Limpopo

Monday 18 August 2014 12:00

Lectures have resumed at university of Limpopo, Medunsa campus, in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria.


Aaron Mkhabela was arrested after he allegedly tried to sell RDP houses.
Five years in jail for State land fraud

Sunday 17 August 2014 15:49

A man found guilty on 94 counts of fraud relating to the sale of State land has been sentenced to five years in jail, the Gauteng Human Settlements Department said on Sunday.


JMPD officer shot and robbed of gun

Sunday 17 August 2014 08:51

A Johannesbug metro police department officer was shot and robbed of his service pistol in Soweto on Saturday.


Mourners pay last respects to Luke Tibbetts

Saturday 16 August 2014 13:12

Hundreds of mourners have filled the JCC Church in Industria, Johannesburg for the little boy's funeral service.


The bodies have not yet been identified and two murder cases have been opened.
Two bodies found burnt in Joburg

Thursday 14 August 2014 14:52

The bodies of two men were found burnt beyond recognition in Johannesburg on Thursday, Gauteng police said.


The suspect was arrested in Germiston earlier on Wednesday by metro police officers.
Man held for Reigerpark toddler's murder

Wednesday 13 August 2014 20:17

A man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of toddler Cuburne Lavone van Wyk, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.


The SACP has asked the commission to investigate serious allegations of racism against the company's workers
SACP lodges racism complaint with the SAHRC

Wednesday 13 August 2014 17:26

The South African Communist Party has lodged a complaint of racism with the South African Human Rights Commission against the world's largest steel producer Arcelor Mittal.


Wang mourns the death of his partner, GeeBee, who died of natural causes in January.
Africa loses its last polar bear

Wednesday 13 August 2014 15:54

Africa's last polar bear has died, the Johannesburg Zoo said on Wednesday.


Anti drugs activists call for harsher sentences against child killers

Tuesday 12 August 2014 18:56

Anti drugs activists have called for harsher sentences against those involved in the killing of children in Gauteng.


Hyundai opens first car assembly plant in South Africa

Tuesday 12 August 2014 15:50

South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. has started production at its first assembly plant in South Africa.


Two giraffes reportedly removed from the estate were being transported down the N1 highway on a truck.
Estate being investigated over giraffes

Tuesday 12 August 2014 12:26

An estate near Alberton, south east of Johannesburg, is being investigated over whether it had the correct permits to bring in and keep giraffes, the Gauteng agriculture department said on Tuesday.


 Radovan Krejcir face charges of dealing in drugs.
Police officer to continue giving evidence in Krejcir case

Tuesday 12 August 2014 07:35

A police officer who took down the confession of Desai Luphondo, one of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's co-accused is to continue giving evidence in the South Gauteng High Court.


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