SABC News - Gauteng


The SACP says the money should be recovered and used for developmental purposes.
SACP calls for probe into apartheid state looting

Tuesday 17 January 2017 05:28

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has called for a full investigation into the alleged looting of state coffers during the apartheid era.


Ford has recalled its 1.6 Kuga vehicles.
Family of Reshall Jimmy aims to take action against Ford

Monday 16 January 2017 21:49

The family of Reshall Jimmy, who was killed in a Ford Kuga 1.6 when it went up in flames, say they still intend to take action against Ford.


A report by Oxfam says that the gap between the rich and poor is greater than previously estimated.
Poor getting poorer says Oxfam

Monday 16 January 2017 20:50

Oxfam say that the gap between the rich and poor is greater than previously estimated.


Thandi Klaasen died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jazz legends pay tribute to Klaasen

Monday 16 January 2017 19:03

Jazz legends from across the country have paid tribute to legendary songstress Thandi Klaasen.


Mandela's grandson arrested for child maintenance

Sunday 15 January 2017 20:02

Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mbuso, will remain behind bars until at least Thursday after he was charged with failing to pay child maintenance.


ISIS suspects blocked from entering SA

Sunday 15 January 2017 17:25

The Hawks have confirmed that two suspected Islamic State operatives have been stopped from entering South Africa.


Joburg Mayor pays tribute to Thandi Klaasen

Sunday 15 January 2017 17:18

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says South Africans must appreciate the role that jazz singer, Thandi Klaasen, played in the arts and performance industry.


ANCWL calls for full investigation into apartheid state looting

Sunday 15 January 2017 15:37

The African National Congress Women's League has called on the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to conduct a full scale investigation into apartheid-era state looting.


Biker critical after crashing into SUV in Gauteng

Sunday 15 January 2017 14:56

A 51-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured when he crashed into the side of an SUV on the R563 near Hekpoort, west of Johannesburg, on Sunday, Gauteng paramedics said.


Thandi Klaasen and her daughter Lorraine.
Klaasen lived a full life: Daughter

Sunday 15 January 2017 14:36

Legendary Jazz artist Thandi Klaasen’s daughter, Lorraine, says her mother lived a full life.


Exclusive: President Zuma speaks to the SABC News

Sunday 15 January 2017 13:01

President Jacob Zuma this week exclusively spoke to three SABC radio stations on a number of issues about the African National Congress.


DA calls on police to implement rural safety

Sunday 15 January 2017 12:17

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling on police to implement a rural safety strategy to curb violent attacks against farmers.


Jazz legend Thandi Klaasen has died

Sunday 15 January 2017 11:55

South African jazz legend Thandi Klaasen has died at the age of 86.


Abducted SA photo-journalist was warned about situation in Syria

Saturday 14 January 2017 17:16

Humanitarian Organisation, OperationSA says they had warned missing photo-journalist Shiraaz Mohamed that it was not safe to travel to Syria.


President Jacob Zuma.
Cosatu rejects Zuma's remarks on ANC succession

Saturday 14 January 2017 13:07

Cosatu has rejected President Jacob Zuma's remarks that is not an African National Congress tradition for its Deputy President to automatically become party leader when the President steps down.


The police got a tip-off from members of the community about the suspects.
Gangsters arrested for terrorising Westbury community

Saturday 14 January 2017 11:37

Four suspects believed to be part of gangsters that are terrorising the community of Westbury and Newclare in Johannesburg have been arrested.


JP Duminy feels the bowlers will continue to reap the rewards if they continuously land the ball in the ‘good’ areas because of the nature of the wicket.
Proteas bowlers must remain consistent and patient: Duminy

Saturday 14 January 2017 10:56

Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder, JP Duminy, says the bowlers needn’t go ‘searching’ for wickets as they look to take full control of the third Sunfoil Test match.


Police say the elderly woman's throat was slit, while her husband was hacked on the farm.
Couple murdered on West Rand farm

Saturday 14 January 2017 07:41

A paraplegic woman and her husband have been murdered on a milk farm outside Westonaria on the far West Rand in Gauteng.


Tshabalala admits to strong political interference at SABC

Friday 13 January 2017 21:14

Former SABC Board Chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has admitted to strong political interference during her tenure at the public broadcaster.


Public Protector's ABSA report draws mixed reactions

Friday 13 January 2017 19:32

The Public Protector's preliminary report on Absa's apartheid era bail out billions has drawn mixed reactions.


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