SABC News - Johannesburg


The officer found the goose and goslings trying to cross over from the centre of the freeway
N1 closed for mother goose and her goslings to cross freeway

Monday 22 December 2014 13:39

A metro police officer briefly closed the N1 south at Beyers Naude Drive in Johannesburg on Monday morning to help a mother goose and her six goslings cross the busy freeway


Minister cautions against unhealthy diet

Monday 22 December 2014 12:02

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has advised South Africans not to indulge in unhealthy foods and alcohol at this time of the year.


2014 a hectic but fulfilling year: Mantashe

Sunday 21 December 2014 19:35

The African National Congress (ANC) has described 2014 as a hectic but fulfilling year. Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe spoke to the SABC, looking back at the year.


Finance minister speaks out on SARS furore

Sunday 21 December 2014 15:10

Minister of Finance will not allow the events of recent months to "derail" SARS, and will do everything within his power to ensure Sars remains a model public institution.


Sars' Pillay faces another suspension

Sunday 21 December 2014 09:53

Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay faces suspension again, a day after he was reinstated, the Sunday Times reports.


Miss World asks SA to "journey" with her

Saturday 20 December 2014 13:03

Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss on Saturday called on South Africans to support her through her tenure.


Comedian Tats Nkonzo on his Switzerland tour

Saturday 20 December 2014 11:33

South African comedian Tats Nkonzo has just returned from the Switzerland based Montreux Comedy Festival with a prize.


From IT support to R&B musician

Saturday 20 December 2014 09:54

Earl B is an upcoming R&B singer hailing from Johannesburg. After good reception and feedback, this SABC IT employee finally ventured into the music industry.


Miss World receives a heart-waiming welcome

Saturday 20 December 2014 09:43

More than three-hundred people have gathered at the OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg to welcome newly crowned Miss World, Rolene Strauss.


Traffic officials are concerned by the number of road fatalities this festive season.
More than 200 people die on SA roads  

Friday 19 December 2014 16:45

More than 200 people have died on the country's roads since the 1st of December.


The Constitutional Court found notifying employees was compulsory, but dismissed the appeal in this particular case.
Constitutional Court rules on insolvency appeal

Friday 19 December 2014 13:54

All employees, including household staff, must be informed if their bosses are declared insolvent, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.


'South Africans have lost confidence in SARS'

Friday 19 December 2014 12:40

Labour analyst Michael Bagraim says the citizens of the country have lost confidence in the South African Revenue Service due to incompetency in the tax system.


Metro police wrong to post fines: Madonsela

Friday 19 December 2014 07:11

The Johannesburg metro police department acted improperly when it sent fines by ordinary post instead of registered mail, the public protector said in a report released on Thursday.


Court rules in favour of SARS deputy commissioner

Thursday 18 December 2014 12:00

The Johannesburg Labour Court has overturned the suspension of SA Revenue Service (SARS) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay.


Mall robberies remain a worry: SACSC

Thursday 18 December 2014 09:00

South African Council of Shopping Centre (SACSC) president Marna van der Walt says security at shopping malls remains a great concern for them.


Former SABC chair vows to fight on

Thursday 18 December 2014 06:36

Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has stressed that although she has resigned, her fight is not over.


Students encouraged to seek career counselling

Wednesday 17 December 2014 20:45

As the class of 2014 prepare for life after school, guidance or career counselling has been punted as a viable option to help steer them in the right direction.


Judgement reserved in SARS labour matter

Wednesday 17 December 2014 16:36

Judgment in a bid by SA Revenue Service Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay to have his suspension overturned was reserved in the Labour Court.


Nehawu rejects govt wage offer

Wednesday 17 December 2014 10:41

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu)'s spokesperson, Sizwe Pamla they have unanimously rejected government’s five percent wage offer for the 1.3 million state employees.


Joburg family dies after eating poisonous mushrooms

Tuesday 16 December 2014 20:29

A Johannesburg community is still in shock after four members of the same family died allegedly from eating poisonous mushrooms.


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