SABC News - Gauteng


DA in Tshwane elects mayoral candidate

Saturday 5 September 2015 17:06

Democratic Alliance Gauteng North chair and regional leader Solly Msimanga says the party is ready to take over the administration of the Tshwane Metro after next year's local government election.


Cosas vows to go after Malema

Saturday 5 September 2015 16:00

Secretary General of the Congress of South African Students Khulekani Sikhosana on Saturday vowed to go after Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema.


Imminent return of Roodepoort school staff irks community

Saturday 5 September 2015 15:40

Residents of Davidsonville in Roodepoort are not happy with the fact that the principal, and her deputies will be returning to Roodepoort Primary when the school re-opens next week.


Zuma tells ANCYL to unite behind the new leadership

Saturday 5 September 2015 12:59

President Jacob Zuma has called on the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) to unite behind the new leadership and eliminate factionalism.


Centurion bridge's retaining walls fall

Saturday 5 September 2015 12:55

Authorities have closed the off-ramp from the R55 onto the N14 in Centurion after the reported collapse of a bridge.


 DA says water from the centre of Tembisa is not fit for human consumption.
Municipal Manager faces charges over water contamination

Saturday 5 September 2015 12:35

The DA has laid criminal charges against the Municipal Manager of the Ekurhuleni Municipality after water samples from Tembisa were found to be contaminated.


 The accident involving a taxi took place on William Nicol Drive in Johannesburg.
SA road crashes claim 8 lives

Saturday 5 September 2015 12:00

Eight people have been killed in vehicle accidents across the country in the past 24 hours.


Hail storms accompanied by high winds and lightning have hit Lichtenburg.
Cold front set to hit SA

Saturday 5 September 2015 11:05

South Africans should expect the cold front during this coming week


 The Gauteng government closed Roodepoort primary school last month.
Roodepoort primary learners remain a priority: Lesufi

Saturday 5 September 2015 10:15

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has stressed that the interest of the learners at Roodepoort primary school, west of Johannesburg, remains his department's top priority.


The ANC Youth league held their national congress at Gallagher Estate in Midrand.
Analyst doubts credibility of ANCYL's elections

Saturday 5 September 2015 09:20

Political analyst, Professor Lesiba Tefo, has questioned the future of the African National Congress Youth League.


ANCYL elects Collen Maine as president

Saturday 5 September 2015 06:29

The ANCYL has a new president. North West Local Government MEC, Collen Maine, was elected unopposed.


South Africa to dispose of electronic junk

Friday 4 September 2015 20:41

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) is pulling out all the stops to rid the country of electronic junk.


SABC improves its financial position

Friday 4 September 2015 20:30

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has improved its financial position since 2014.


Row erupts over annual literacy and numeracy tests

Friday 4 September 2015 20:06

A row has erupted over annual literacy and numeracy tests in schools.


University of Pretoria refutes vote rigging claims

Friday 4 September 2015 17:47

The University of Pretoria has refuted allegations that it influenced the outcome of recent SRC elections to give the Democratic Alliance (DA) student wing the victory.


Rebel youth leaders face 'wrath of ANC' – Mbalula

Friday 4 September 2015 15:52

A group of (ANCYL) members, who brought an urgent application to prevent the ANCYL congress from going ahead, could be expelled from the ANC for bringing the party into disrepute.


Ramaphosa addresses ANCYL congress

Friday 4 September 2015 13:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived to open the much- awaited 25th African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) national congress taking place in Midrand.


Roodepoort Primary School to reopen on Tuesday

Friday 4 September 2015 11:43

The troubled Roodepoort Primary School on the West Rand will be re-opened on Tuesday next week.


Rough diamonds and gold found at Beitbridge

Friday 4 September 2015 11:15

Vigilant Customs officials discovered rough diamonds and gold hidden in a traveller's belongings at the Beitbridge border post on Wednesday, SARS said in a statement.


Heavy rains expected to continue in Joburg

Friday 4 September 2015 09:50

Disaster management monitoring teams have been dispatched to areas likely to be affected by rain and flooding in Johannesburg.


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