SABC News - Gauteng


Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie.
Thulsie twins' bail postponed

Monday 25 July 2016 14:52

The bail application of the twins accused of terrorism related activities has once again been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.


Only family and members of the media have been granted access to follow proceedings.  
Large police presence at twins bail hearing

Monday 25 July 2016 11:20

A large police contingent has been deployed to the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.


Democratic Alliance says it has candidates in all wards across the country
Corruption remains a major problem in South Africa: DA

Monday 25 July 2016 10:25

The Democratic Alliance says corruption remains a major problem in the country and many of the party's candidates are standing up against it.


Killings paint ugly picture ahead of elections

Monday 25 July 2016 10:02

After attacks of election candidates that took place in KwaZulu-Natal on Mandela Day, South Africans can no longer ignore the real threat to democracy.


The latest snow fall in KwaZulu-Natal had social media sites abuzz with excitement.
South Africa braces for icy, rainy weather

Monday 25 July 2016 07:57

South Africans should prepare themselves for a cool and wet start to the week as rain is expected across the country.


The four SABC journalists are challenging the public broadcaster's decision for dismissing them.
Judgment expected on SABC journalists case

Monday 25 July 2016 07:30

The Labour Court Judge Robert Le Grange is expected to hand down his judgment in the case of the four axed SABC journalists on Monday morning.


Universities say they will be forced to retrench staff and cut teaching budgets if there's no sustainable solution to students' demands for free higher education.
Tertiary institutions under severe financial pressure

Monday 25 July 2016 06:00

The Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says the Presidential Task Team is expected to release its findings into students' demands for free higher education in a few weeks' time.


Martha Mahlangu's tombstone unveiled in Mamelodi

Sunday 24 July 2016 21:20

Throngs of people, mostly ANC members and supporters, turned up for the politically-charged tombstone unveiling of Martha Mahlangu in Mamelodi east of Pretoria.


Ramaphosa has embarked on a door-to-door campaign at Tembisa in Ekurhuleni.
ANC not shaken by polls - Ramaphosa

Sunday 24 July 2016 19:56

The ANC says it's not shaken by polls suggesting that it's losing ground in some of the biggest metros it currently governs.


The four journalists, represented by Solidarity, Foeta Krige, Suna Venter, Krivani Pillay and Jacques Steenkamp approached the court on Friday.
Judgment possible in Labour Court regarding dismissed SABC journalists

Sunday 24 July 2016 12:28

Trade union Solidarity and four South African Broadcasting Corporation journalists are expecting the Labour Court’s ruling on Monday, regarding their dismissal by the SABC.


The Road Safety campaign is aimed at curbing road crashes and promote road safety.
Campaign to encourage road safety

Sunday 24 July 2016 11:45

Hundreds of people from Volksrust and surrounding areas are braving the cold weather and converging at Vukuzakhe Stadium in Mpumalanga to attend a Road Safety Campaign event.


Over 300 arrested in Gauteng following police raids

Sunday 24 July 2016 10:31

Three hundred and seventy five suspects have been arrested for various offences in Gauteng over the weekend.


Disruptive snowfalls are expected in the mountains of KwaZulu Natal.
South Africa braces for cold weather

Sunday 24 July 2016 09:50

South Africans will have to deal with rain, cold and snow in many parts of the country from Sunday.  


Thabo Mbeki has released a statement saying he remains a member of the ANC in good standing.
Mbeki clarifies his status within the ANC

Sunday 24 July 2016 08:42

As the Democratic Alliance (DA) and African National Congress (ANC) battle it out over struggle stalwarts ahead of elections, former President Thabo Mbeki has clarified his status within the ANC.


President Jacob Zuma will be canvassing for the African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo at the village of GaSeleka near Lephalale.
Political parties continue to campaign for elections

Sunday 24 July 2016 07:16

Political parties are continuing with their election campaigns on Sunday, with just ten days to go to the Local Government Elections.


A social media clip of the Vosloorus ensemble has been viewed almost half a million times.
Guitars are finding popularity among the youth of Vosloorus

Saturday 23 July 2016 21:17

A group calling themselves Afterskoolz has shattered a myth that guitars are not the instrument of choice among townships kids.


Residents took to the streets over poor service delivery.
Tensions remain high in Sicelo, Midvaal  

Saturday 23 July 2016 19:59

A three-day protest in the informal settlement of Sicelo near Meyerton near Midvaal has become a scene of violence and destruction.


Andries Tlouamma says they want to come out with mechanism to fight corruption in the country.
Agang concerned about SA’s high unemployment rate

Saturday 23 July 2016 18:57

Agang SA's President, Andries Tlouamma says his party is deeply concerned about the country's high unemployment rate.


KwaZulu-Natal can expect snow and rain.
South Africans brace for much colder weather conditions

Saturday 23 July 2016 15:33

South Africans will have to brace for much colder conditions expected over most of the country's interior from Monday.  


 The case has been in and out of various courts since 2009 over 783 charges against Jacob Zuma, including for fraud and corruption.
Zuma spent R10 million on spy tapes case: DA

Saturday 23 July 2016 13:31

The Democratic Alliance (DA) alleges that President Jacob Zuma has spent in excess of R10-million on the spy tapes case.


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