SABC News - Gauteng


Paralysed woman gives birth to quadruplets.

Monday 29 June 2015 19:32

Paralysed from the waist down, Chantal gave natural birth to four boys three months earlier.


Putco cancels bus services in Gauteng; replacement in place

Monday 29 June 2015 17:25

Putco on Monday announced plans to cancel its services.


Cuban 5 paid homage to countrymen who died on African soil

Monday 29 June 2015 17:02

The Cuban Five have paid homage to their countrymen who died on African soil while fighting against the Apartheid regime.


Nersa declines Eskom tariff hike application

Monday 29 June 2015 15:13

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has declined to approve Eskom's application for a price hike.


Free internet for Cell C subscribers

Monday 29 June 2015 09:25

As of Wednesday, mobile operator Cell C will provide free internet access to its subscribers, allowing them to access services such as, Facebook, news, health and educational information.


Closing arguments in arms deal probe to be presented

Monday 29 June 2015 08:47

The Arms deal commission resumes on Monday morning with the closing arguments of the inter-ministerial committee that had oversight on the arms deal.


DA calls for dismissal of Mthethwa after Marikana report

Monday 29 June 2015 05:46

The DA has called for the dismissal of former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, saying he was the political head presiding over the department during the Marikana tragedy.


The grass has been cut at Wimbledon

Sunday 28 June 2015 18:03

It's ready, set, go for the start of tennis' most prestigious tournament, Wimbledon.


Brazil lost 4-3 on penalties in the clash against Paraguay.
Dunga blames virus for Brazil's Copa America exit

Sunday 28 June 2015 17:57

Brazil coach Dunga blamed a virus that hit several players for his team's early elimination from the Copa America at the hands of Paraguay on Saturday.


President Jacob Zuma has appointed Silus Zimu as a special advisor on energy.
Zuma appoints ex City Power boss as 'energy advisor'

Sunday 28 June 2015 15:54

Silus Zimu's background includes the position of CEO of Suzlon Wind Energy's southern African operations.


DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, says the party is unsatisfied with the findings in the Marikana report.
DA calls for accountability in Marikana tragedy  

Sunday 28 June 2015 13:58

The DA wants former Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and the current Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, to be held accountable for deaths of miners following the Marikana tragedy in August 2012.


The suspects killed the officer and took his service pistol and drove off in his police vehicle which was found abandoned a few kilometres away.
Alleged cop killers in court on Monday

Sunday 28 June 2015 13:47

Three suspects are due to appear in the Temba Magistrate's Court near Hammanskraal in Pretoria on Monday in connection with the murder of a police officer earlier in June.


The meeting will also focus on the challenges facing the Congress of South African Trade Unions.
ANC, alliance partners push to forge unity

Sunday 28 June 2015 07:20

The African National Congress (ANC) and its alliance partners are locked in critical talks in Pretoria this weekend.


More than 70 police and traffic officers in Gauteng committed serious crimes.
70 cops arrested for serious crimes since January

Saturday 27 June 2015 20:10

More than 70 police and traffic officers in Gauteng committed serious crimes including murder and robberies between January 2015 to date.  


EFF to pursue prosecution against Ramaphosa

Saturday 27 June 2015 20:06

The Marikana Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate the killing of 44 people including 34 miners in August 2012, has exonerated Ramaphosa.


There were no injuries reported in the fire.
Fire destroys shacks in Denver

Saturday 27 June 2015 15:26

About 70 shacks have been burnt following a fire in Denver, south of Johannesburg.


Sanlam to train black people as financial planners

Saturday 27 June 2015 13:05

In an effort to encourage black people to save and invest their money, Sanlam has launched a programme to train and equip black financial planners.


 Eight people have sustained injuries after a taxi they were travelling in overturned.
Vosloorus taxi accident claims four lives

Saturday 27 June 2015 09:33

Four people have been killed after the taxi they were travelling in overturned on the R103 in Vosloorus on the East Rand.


I fell in love with music at a young age: Afrikasoul

Saturday 27 June 2015 09:24

Tlou "Afrikasoul" Sebatjane, self-taught music producer from Polokwane, has undoubtedly worked his way up the music industry since 2008.


Police deaths remain a worry for SAPS

Saturday 27 June 2015 08:05

The South African police service has lost about 150 police officers have left the service in the last financial year.


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