SABC News - Gauteng


Northern Cape sexual violence capital of SA

Saturday 20 September 2014 14:03

While more sexual crimes were reported in Gauteng in 2013/2014, chances of falling prey to a sexual offender are almost double in the Northern Cape.


 During the raid one of the suspects was caught in action while performing an illegal abortion.
Six arrested for Joburg abortion clinic

Saturday 20 September 2014 12:32

Six people were arrested in central Johannesburg on Friday for allegedly running an illegal abortion clinic, Gauteng police said.


The comedy show features well known comedians in Africa, such as Tumi Morake, Kagiso Lediga and Tshepo Mogale.
Comedy industry is growing: Lediga

Saturday 20 September 2014 12:05

The Kings and Queens of Comedy Show will be held on Wednesday at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg.


The is strong appetitite for healthy living and education among South Africans The walk celebrates the life of two of Africa's most famous freedom fighters, Oliver Reginald and his wife, Adelaide Tamb
Tambo Walk to highlight significance of education

Saturday 20 September 2014 12:00

The fourth annual Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Liberation Walk will take place on October, 4 in Ekurhuleni, East Rand region of Gauteng.


National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.
Decrease in crime pleases Phiyega

Friday 19 September 2014 11:00

National Police commissioner Riah Phiyega says that crime in South Africa continues to be on the decrease.


Ntsebo Lerotholi part of Ugly Duckling and other stories invites a youngster to join her on stage as Thumbelina at the People Theatre
Theatre and the imagination of the mind

Thursday 18 September 2014 08:21

The Peoples Theatre in Johannesburg has taken timeless tales and woven them together into a fully interactive production.


Head of the Governance, Crime and Justice Division at the Institute for Security Studies, Gareth Newham.
Police must present stategy with the crime statistics: ISS

Wednesday 17 September 2014 17:00

Police must present a clear strategy on how to deal with crime regardless if there is to be a drop in any of the numbers realised in the crime statistics.


South Africa’s fastest rising social networks are YouTube and according to the SA Social Media Landscape 2015 study.
Visual revolution taking over social media in SA

Tuesday 16 September 2014 18:05

South Africa’s fastest rising social networks are visual platforms owned by competing giants of social media.


 Authorities in the West Rand say the district is such a rich tourism destination, visitors couldn't be disappointed.
Go West aims to be Gauteng's playground

Tuesday 16 September 2014 09:30

Organiser of the Go West Heritage Festival Teboho Joala says Johannesburg's West Rand has conceptualised something that will make people want to go west.


Police have maintained that there are no links or evidence that suggest the murders could be linked.
'Mamelodi serial killer' still at large

Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:20

No one has been arrested yet in the so called "Mamelodi serial killer" case in which three women were recently found murdered in the township east of Pretoria.


ANCYL Provincial chairperson in Gauteng, Matome Chiloane says the League has taken a stand that the billing system must cease.
ANCYL adds voice against e-toll

Monday 15 September 2014 10:00

The Gauteng African National Congress’ Youth League has come out in support of Gauteng Premier, David Makhura’s advisory panel.


Police arrest two foreigners for drugs

Saturday 13 September 2014 14:09

Police have arrested two foreigners for being in possession of drugs with a street value of R5 000 in Rustenburg in the North West.


Mall robberies in Gauteng raise concern

Saturday 13 September 2014 13:18

The recent spate of mall robberies in Gauteng has been described as a great concern.


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says they are attending to sanitation issues at schools.
Lesufi joins Equal Education march

Saturday 13 September 2014 12:30

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has joined hundreds of pupils in a march to his own office in the Johannesburg CBD.


Steve Biko died in police custody on September 12, 1977.
Biko encouraged dialogue that lead to empowerment: Pityana

Saturday 13 September 2014 07:24

Rector of the College of Transfiguration in Grahamstown, Professor Barney Pityana, says anti-apartheid activist Stephen Bantu Biko encouraged a dialogue that leads to empowerment.


Police have confirmed that two strangled women have been found dead in Mamelodi East.
Police search for missing Mamelodi woman

Saturday 13 September 2014 06:35

Police in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, are searching for Kagisho Tshebesebe, 23, who has been missing since last week Saturday.


Family members want the commission to continue to probe the killing of their loved ones.
Marikana mine workers families granted permission to make submissions

Friday 12 September 2014 12:22

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion, south of Pretoria, has once again allowed family members of the mine workers to make written and oral submission.


Gauteng on drive to improve underperforming schools

Friday 12 September 2014 06:05

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, says they've identified ten dysfunctional schools in the province.


The EFF is concerned about the NSFAS’ allegations of corruption .
EFF shocked by VUT students’ eviction

Thursday 11 September 2014 14:33

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Gauteng says it is shocked at the violent eviction of students from the Vaal University of Technology.


 The crime scene was tampered with in the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Eyewitness account not credible: Expert

Thursday 11 September 2014 09:20

Identification Specialist and DNA Project trainer, David Swanepoel says it has been proven that eyewitness accounts in court cases are not reliable.


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