SABC News - Johannesburg


All systems go: IEC

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:39

The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) says it is all systems go for the May 7 general elections.


CSA appoints new coach

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:02

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has just appointed a new coach to oversee the national under 19 squad.


The striking miners are demanding R12 500 per month as an entry level
'Platinum industry could be at risk of being abandoned'

Wednesday 23 April 2014 08:00

Talks between platinum producers and labour union Amcu to resolve a 12 week long wage strike will continue on Wednesday.


Negotiations to end platinum strike expected to be positive

Tuesday 22 April 2014 18:29

Negotiations to end the longest and most costly strike in the platinum mining sector continued at an undisclosed venue for a second day on Tuesday.


Tshepo Sebogodi was hoping to vote on May 7.
Homeless people would love to vote

Tuesday 22 April 2014 17:18

While thousands of South Africans go to the polls for the country’s fifth general elections, Tshepo Sebogodi will spend the day hustling for a meal on the streets of Johannesburg.


Alleged robber shot dead, two injured in Sandton

Tuesday 22 April 2014 16:26

An armed robber has been shot dead and two others were wounded following a shoot-out with police in the Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City Shopping Centre complex, north of Johannesburg.


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.


Krejcir, ‘syndicate’ back in court

Tuesday 22 April 2014 09:15

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and six others are expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


Arts keep Alex township alive

Tuesday 22 April 2014 08:30

Various forms of art such as music and theatre have taken centre stage in Alexandra Township, north of Johannesburg.


PSL CEO congratulates NFD Champions Chippa United

Sunday 20 April 2014 18:00

The PSL CEO, Brand de Villiers, has congratulated National First Division champions, Chippa United following their promotion to the Absa Premiership.


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


'Daughters of the King' a family treat: Producer

Saturday 19 April 2014 12:00

Award winning producer, Thabo Pitso says that the musical production Daughters of the king is an extravaganza not to be missed.


President Jacob Zuma has also encouraged South Africans to turnout in their numbers to exercise their right to vote.
Religious values a tool for uniting South Africans: Zuma

Friday 18 April 2014 20:43

President Jacob Zuma has described religious values as a critical tool for uniting South Africans.


Border authorities have deployed more staff and increased service points at the Beit Bridge border post in Limpopo.
Travellers laud Beit Brigde border authorities’ work

Friday 18 April 2014 18:52

Travellers passing through the Beit Bridge border post in Limpopo have commended the border authorities for their good logistical arrangements.


Philip Volkwyn has also thanked the support and services of other fast food outlets.
Ranger walks 1600kms to highlight plight of rhinos

Friday 18 April 2014 17:52

An anti-poaching ranger is walking more than 1600km in about 60 days to highlight the serious danger that is posed to rhinos across South Africa.


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.


Lauren Bruckmann says that the main challenge facing young people is the lack of job opportunities.
“I’m so grateful to be born in this generation”

Thursday 17 April 2014 14:52

Lauren Bruckmann knew from very early on in her life what she wanted to spend the rest of her life doing.


Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has denied the claims from the outset and last week said he felt confident of being cleared of any wrongdoing.
Igesund cleared of wrongdoing

Thursday 17 April 2014 13:39

Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund is not guilty of trying to influence players to ask for excessive monetary bonuses during the African Nations Championship in January, Safa said on Thursday.


State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has grilled defence witness Roger Dixon.
Pistorius trial: Height of man in photo questioned

Thursday 17 April 2014 13:30

The height of a man shown in a photograph submitted by paralympian Oscar Pistorius' defence witness Roger Dixon is incorrect, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday.


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