SABC News - Gauteng


A ruling on the court action over the textbooks that have not been delivered in some Limpopo schools is expected in less than two weeks' time.
Judgment reserved in Limpopo textbooks case

Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:15

Judgment has been reserved in the case between rights group, Basic Education For All and the Basic Education department in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.


Icasa receives EFF advert complaint

Wednesday 23 April 2014 05:55

The Independent Communications Authority has confirmed that it's received a complaint from the Economic Freedom Fighters after its election advertisement was rejected by the SABC.


With six million of the 25 million registered voters in Gauteng, it will be interesting to see what happens come the 7th of May.
Gauteng to be heavily contested come May 7

Tuesday 22 April 2014 18:19

The electoral battle for control of Gauteng is fierce as South Africa moves closer towards the May 7 national elections.


Gauteng has a good story to tell: Mokonyane

Tuesday 22 April 2014 09:45

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says the province has a good story to tell with regards to human settlement.


Opposition parties say the ANC has been handing out food parcels, blankets and toiletries at its election rallies.
Public Protector investigating ANC State resources claim

Monday 21 April 2014 06:54

The office of the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into whether the ANC has been using State resources for its electoral campaign.


Heavy traffic volumes expected to increase in Limpopo

Sunday 20 April 2014 20:10

Hundreds of vehicles have now started to depart from the ZCC and St Engenus headquarters in Moria outside Polokwane in Limpopo.


Zion Church members' Easter ends on sour note

Sunday 20 April 2014 18:49

The Easter weekend has ended on a sour note for members of the Zion Church whose bus was stolen in Diepkloof in Soweto.


Madonsela probes ANC over state funds resource misuse

Sunday 20 April 2014 17:18

The office of the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has confirmed that it has launched an investigation into whether the ANC has been using state resources for its electoral campaign.


DA advert scores nearly half a million hits on YouTube

Saturday 19 April 2014 12:20

The Democratic Alliance's "Ayisafani" (It's not the same) election TV advert, originally pulled off the air by the SABC, had garnered nearly half a million views on Youtube by Saturday


Jacob Zuma says this is an important period for people of the Christian faith.
Easter is a time to remember blessings: Zuma

Friday 18 April 2014 12:59

President Jacob Zuma says the resurrection of Christ is a time to remember blessings that people have experienced in their daily lives.


Stuart Baxter says  Chiefs are  bidding to retain the league title and Nedbank Cup.
Chiefs under pressure: Baxter

Friday 18 April 2014 08:02

Kaizer Chiefs players are under immense pressure and have vowed to win three titles as the PSL season begins to wind up.


Boys in court for teens' murder

Thursday 17 April 2014 14:52

The Protea Magistrate's Court on Thursday recommended that one of the two teenage boys allegedly linked to the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls be sent for psychiatric observation.


The party's treasurer general, Zweli Mkhize has dismissed research speculations about the ANC poor showing in next month elections.
ANC confident of victory in Gauteng

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:53

ANC is not spending sleepless nights on possibility of losing Gauteng to the Democratic Alliance (DA).


ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile was campaigning at Aaron Motsoaledi informal settlement in Soweto.
Victory requires hard work: Mashatile

Wednesday 16 April 2014 14:57

More work is needed to secure the majority of the votes at the polls, the ANC said on Wednesday.


Judge Thokozile Masipa says she will use the break to study the record of evidence.
Pistorius trial 'two weeks' adjournment gets green light

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:00

Judge Thokozile Masipa has granted a two week adjournment in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.


Greenpeace unveiled their ‘Energy Manifesto at a press briefing in Johannesburg.
Greenpeace wants SA election to focus on renewal energy

Tuesday 15 April 2014 17:01

Greenpeace Africa says it wants to see 50% of South Africa's power grid renewable. The NGO unveiled its 'Energy Manifesto'  in Richmond, Johannesburg, on Tuesday.


The SAHRC was asked to probe the manner in which state prosecutor Gerrie  Nel conducted his cross-examination of murder-accused Oscar Pistorius.
Complaint against Nel dismissed

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:53

A complaint against prosecutor Gerrie Nel has been rejected, the  SA Human Rights Commission said on Tuesday.


Michael O' Brien- Onyeka says seas are being forced to absorb emissions of greenhouse gases and CO2.
Oceans to run out of fish in the next two decades: Greenpeace

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:48

Greenpeace Africa Executive Director, Michael O'Brien-Onyeka says in about two decades the ocean will only have algae and jelly fish because of overheating.


Marikana commission chairperson Ian Farlam (M) to make a decision on Mr X.
Police lawyers await Marikana ruling on Mr X

Tuesday 15 April 2014 06:00

Police lawyers at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry will on Tuesday know whether their application for their witness, known as Mr X, to testify in camera and by video link is successful or not.


Oscar Pistorius stands accused of four charges, including a charge of murder.
Pistorius to face gruelling questions on shooting

Tuesday 15 April 2014 05:28

State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is likely to continue with his cross-examination of paralympian Oscar Pistorius for at least another day or two.


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