SABC News - Johannesburg


The Health-care sector in South Africa is experiencing a shortage of medical professionals as a large number of them have migrated abroad for better salaries.
SA welcomes 25 medical specialists from Cuba

Saturday 25 June 2016 10:27

The Gauteng Department of Health says the appointment of Cuban medical specialists will help reduce the pressure and strengthen primary health care in the country.


SABC Digital News YouTube channel reaches 50 million views milestone

Saturday 25 June 2016 08:41

The SABC Digital News YouTube channel hit the 50 million views threshold around Wednesday 04 April 2016.


The Thabo Mbeki book is a compilation of contributions from various people who have known Mbeki both personally and professionally.
New book on Mbeki launched

Saturday 25 June 2016 07:07

The launch of a new book “The Thabo Mbeki I know” sparked some interesting discussion on the former president's legacy.


Proteas allrounder Behardien signs for Leicestershire

Friday 24 June 2016 15:09

Proteas all-rounder Farhaan Behardien has signed for English side Leicestershire Foxes in the NatWest T20 Blast the county announced on Thursday.


South Africa is reported to maintain its trade relations with both the European Union and the United Kingdom, regardless of the outcome of Britain's referendum on EU membership.
'Re-negotiating agreements with UK outside of EU will be complicated'

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:20

Professor Raymond Parsons of North West University says South Africans need to recognise the fact that United Kingdom economy is the biggest in the world.


 About 21% of the participants in the Twitter poll say they know their ward councillor.
An estimated 79% don’t know their ward councillor: Twitter poll

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:11

Do you know who your ward councillor is? As local election close in, SABC Digital News posed this question on Social Media.


Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto has launched a world-class paediatric surgery outpatient clinic and will be the first state hospital in South Africa to offer a sleepover facility for parents.
New Baragwanath paediatric clinic to curb parents' stress

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:03

The new paediatric clinic in Chris Hani, Baragwanath Hospital is a combined effort of the Gauteng Health Department, Surgeons For Little Lives and Global Healthcare company.


Former PSL Footballer of the Season Sibusiso Vilakazi.
Bidvest Wits pondering Vilakazi options

Thursday 23 June 2016 14:49

With Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates all said to be circling Sibusiso Vilakazi, Bidvest Wits are biding their time as they look for the best possible deal for their star man.


Tau plans integration of Joburg public transport

Thursday 23 June 2016 10:35

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau says they plan to integrate various nodes in Soweto, Randburg, Sandton and Midrand by using public transport.


Eskom employs over 42,000 people with NUM representing more than 14,000 of workers.
Eskom raises wage offer to 7%

Thursday 23 June 2016 06:00

Eskom has raised its wage offer to 7% from 5.75 in negotiations with workers, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) spokesman said on Wednesday.


The report says there has been a vast improvement in service delivery in South African cities.
Cogta welcomes findings of cities’ report

Thursday 23 June 2016 05:50

Cogta has welcomed the findings of the State of South African Cities' report released in Johannesburg on Wednesday.


The report says there has been a mixed performance and cities are performing and are well governed under difficult conditions.
SA cities shows vast improvement in service delivery: Report

Wednesday 22 June 2016 21:41

South African cities have managed to be resilient in the midst of the economic down-turn.


IEC condemns violent protests in Tshwane

Wednesday 22 June 2016 18:52

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has condemned the violent protests that have taken place in the country ahead of the municipal elections in August.


The municipal demarcation board is hosting a two day conference on Thursday on the impact of the current legislation.
SA demarcation laws under the spotlight

Wednesday 22 June 2016 17:50

The South African demarcation laws are again under the spotlight.


Bob Hewitt had his bail extended at the High Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday and will now petition the Constitutional Court.
Hewitt to make last attempt to have his sentence overturned

Wednesday 22 June 2016 17:40

Former grand slam tennis champion and convicted rapist, Bob Hewitt, is making a last ditch attempt to have his sentence overturned.  


Bathabile Dlamini says they are sure about the candidates' competence but they are edgy about their safety.
ANCWL concerned about safety of women candidates in mayoral positions

Wednesday 22 June 2016 17:22

The President of the ANC Women's League is concerned about the safety of women candidates nominated for Mayoral positions in the metros.


SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
SABC is financially stable: Motsoeneng

Wednesday 22 June 2016 16:41

SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng says the broadcaster is financially stable.


It's estimated that one in five South African men suffer from erectile dysfunction and only a fraction seek medical help.
Men sexual health a crisis in SA

Wednesday 22 June 2016 15:46

Men's sexual health is in crisis in South Africa.


Reuel Khoza says South Africa needs to be more innovative to enable the country to be more globally competitive.
Khoza criticises leaders who abandon morality in pursuit of power

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:00

South African leaders need to champion the course of good governance to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency.


EFF Leader, Julius Malema, scolded the police for their handling of the situation.
Malema confronted by mob in Tembisa

Tuesday 21 June 2016 16:49

EFF leader Julius Malema has been confronted by a group of men at Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, that were armed with sjamboks, knobkerries, sticks and golf clubs.


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