SABC News - Johannesburg


The "Brickz" rape case was postponed to November 6 to allow the defence to be furnished with all the documents they needed.
Brickz rape case will proceed: NDPP

Monday 20 October 2014 11:45

The NDPP has ruled that the rape case against musician Sipho "Brickz" Charles Ndlovu will proceed, the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court heard on Monday.


Three accused in taxi shooting to appear in court

Monday 20 October 2014 10:45

Three men arrested for murder and attempted murder following a fatal crossfire shooting in Midrand are expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrate's court


Brickz’s lawyer, Dumisani Mabunda, says the rape case against his client is "weak and filled with holes."
NDPP to pronounce way forward on Brickz's case

Monday 20 October 2014 10:30

The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court is expected to hear on Monday whether the NDPP will proceed with the rape case against Kwaito musician, Sipho Charles Ndlovu, popularly known as "Brickz."


The Lions suffered an early blow when influential open-side flanker Jaco Kriel was forced off the field with a hamstring injury  just before the half-time break.
Ackermann praises impact made by bench

Sunday 19 October 2014 15:48

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his team's superior first-half performance and the impact his replacements had on the game resulted in their 50-20 semi-final victory over the Sharks.


Govt e-toll bullying angers motorists: Cosatu

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:25

Congress of South African Trade Unions spokesperson, Patrick Craven, says the more the government bullies and intimidates motorists into paying their e-toll bills, the more angry people will become.


Stolen copper cable warehouse exposed

Saturday 18 October 2014 19:27

Police appear to have a made a major breakthrough in the theft of copper cables after a warehouse for stolen copper cables was found and five suspects caught red-handed.


Govt continues to bully motorists into paying e-toll bills: Cosatu

Saturday 18 October 2014 17:54

Cosatu’s national spokesperson Patrick Craven says the more the government bullies and intimidates motorists into paying their e-toll bills, the more angry people will become.


The Lions scored three tries in the first half before adding three more in the second.
Lions dismantle Sharks for final berth

Saturday 18 October 2014 17:11

The Golden Lions booked their place for the Currie Cup final in emphatic style with a 50-20 victory over the Sharks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.


E-tolls protesters set bills alight at Sanral offices

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:46

E-tolls protesters have set their bills alight in front of the offices of roads agency Sanral in Pretoria.


Right2Know marches for media freedom

Saturday 18 October 2014 13:25

Members of the Right2Know Campaign have held a commemorative march to various media organisations around the country to mark "Black Wednesday ".


Greenpeace organised a send-off for David Barnard at O.R. Tambo International Airport on Saturday morning.
SA runner off to Antarctica for gruelling marathon

Saturday 18 October 2014 12:25

South African environmental activist and ultra-marathon runner, David Barnard has left the country to participate in the Last Desert Race in Antarctica on Saturday.


Bikers and taxi drivers for e-toll drive-slow

Saturday 18 October 2014 10:28

Bikers, taxi drivers and Cosatu members gathered in Johannesburg on Saturday morning, ahead of a drive-slow to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria.


 Parks Tau delivered the ANC’s political report at the 13th Johannesburg regional conference.
Tau slams corruption in the public sector

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:25

Chairperson of the African National Congress in Johannesburg, Parks Tau, has blamed corruption in the public sector for what he calls obsessive consumerism.


'Media under threat from govt and ruling party'

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:00

Wits University senior researcher, Glenda Daniels, says the media industry in South Africa is under threat from government and the ruling party.


No Afcon decision to be made yet: Jordaan

Friday 17 October 2014 15:29

Morocco has not officially withdrawn from hosting the 2015 Afcon tournament scheduled to kick off on January 17, SAFA president Danny Jordaan said on Friday.


Veteran editor, Thami Mazwai, says he felt Media Freedom Day should be institutionalised.
Media Freedom Day deserves more: Mazwai

Friday 17 October 2014 15:12

Media Freedom Day deserves more than just a passing mention, veteran editor, Thami Mazwai, said on Friday.


President Jacob Zuma says that his administration will do everything possible to ensure a conducive environment for foreign direct investment.
Zuma urges Turkey, SA to partner in developing small businesses

Friday 17 October 2014 05:44

President Jacob Zuma has urged the Turkish business people to partner with the Chambers of Commerce to help develop small businesses, transfer skills and create black industrialists.


Radovan Krejcir and his co-accused will only be back in the dock at the earliest in June next  year.
Radovan Krejcir trial postponed to next year

Thursday 16 October 2014 20:16

Judge Colin Lamont has run out of patience because of the perpetual delays and postponements characterising the trial of Czech fugitive, Radovan Krejcir.


The team has made just one change to their squad.
Lions ready for Sharks

Thursday 16 October 2014 19:07

Attacking, running rugby has brought the Golden Lions to the semifinals of the Absa Currie Cup.


Lucky Dube hailed as African Icon

Thursday 16 October 2014 10:20

Lucky Dube’s former manager Lenah Moshoele says the renowned musician was regarded as a king, a peacemaker and above all an icon by Africans.


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