SABC News - Johannesburg


Driver accused of causing Simba Mhere’s death back in court

Tuesday 25 October 2016 08:47

The trial of motorist Preshalin Naidoo, who was involved in a car accident that killed TV presenter Simba Mhere, is expected to start in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.


Masutha confirms Abrahams presence at ANC HQ meeting

Tuesday 25 October 2016 05:47

Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Monday confirmed that he had invited NDPP, Advocate Shaun Abrahams, for a meeting at the ANC's Luthuli House headquarters.


Metrorail probes Joburg train collision

Tuesday 25 October 2016 05:46

Metrorail is still trying to establish what could have led to the train collision in which one person died and over 100 were injured at Kaalfontein between Tembisa and Kempton Park.


Students want police to be removed from campus.
Students determined to continue protesting

Monday 24 October 2016 21:35

Wits university student leader Vuyani Pambo says the fight still continues, despite police brutality and threats to arrest student leaders.


Brazil's President Michel Temer.
Brazilian Embassy responds to BRICS criticism

Monday 24 October 2016 20:44

Brazilian ambassador to SA, Nedilson Jorge, has responded to an article which criticises the BRICS formation and Brazilian president, saying it makes unsubstantiated claims.


Boks coach Allister Coetzee says the team wants to run at every opportunity.
Boks to prioritise defence: Coetzee

Monday 24 October 2016 17:27

Boks coach, Allister Coetzee, says sorting out the Springboks defence is priority number one for the end of year tour.


DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the decision taken by government is at odds with the country's commitment to international justice and human rights.
DA files urgent Concourt application against ICC withdrawal

Monday 24 October 2016 14:52

The DA has filed an urgent application for direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the Constitutionality of a notice initiating South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC.


AU Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, speaking at the African Editor's Forum.
SA’s affiliation to ICC voluntary: Dlamini Zuma

Monday 24 October 2016 13:38

The AU Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, says South Africa is within its right to leave the ICC.


Journalist and author Paul McNally.
McNally book exposes corrupt police officials

Monday 24 October 2016 11:23

Journalist and author, Paul McNally says his book titled: 'The Street' gives a description of a corrupt relationship between drug dealers and South African police officials.


Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela has refuted allegations that her office operated on money from foreign donors.
Madonsela insists donor funds can never influence decisions

Sunday 23 October 2016 18:41

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela insists no donor funds can ever influence decisions of the institution.


Matriculants are writing their first exam on Wednesday.
DA wishes 2016 matriculants well in their exams

Sunday 23 October 2016 15:01

The Democratic Alliance has wished the matric class of 2016 the best for their final examinations.


Chiefs perform smash-and-grab on unlucky Maritzburg

Sunday 23 October 2016 07:04

Kaizer Chiefs managed to book their place in the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals after beating Maritzburg United 4-2 on penalties at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.


There are only three SABC board members left, including the chairperson Mbhulaheni Maghuve.
Maxegwana reiterates call for remaining SABC Board members to resign

Saturday 22 October 2016 12:28

The chairperson of Parliament's Communications Portfolio Committee, Humfrey Maxegwana, has reiterated his call on the three remaining SABC Board members to resign.


Police arrest two for hijacking, possession of an unlicensed firearm

Saturday 22 October 2016 10:03

Two suspects have been arrested after hijacking a motorist and being in possession of an unlicensed firearm in Ivory Park near Tembisa on the East Rand.


Brenda Mtambo says afro-soul sound gives you the platform to be intimate with yourself and the fans.
Mtambo back with her latest album "So Much More"

Saturday 22 October 2016 09:46

Musician Brenda Mtambo says her new album "So Much More" is something that she always wanted to do.


The rescue team had to use specialised rescue tools to free the dead from the wreckage.
Three killed in taxi, truck crash in Gauteng

Saturday 22 October 2016 09:41

Three men, including the driver, died when a minibus taxi crashed into the back of a truck on the N12 westbound at the Pretoria Road off-ramp in Boksburg on Friday night.


Church-goers robbed in Alexandra

Saturday 22 October 2016 09:21

Gauteng police are searching for 10 suspects who robbed a church congregation of their belongings in Alexandra north of Johannesburg. They also shot at the priest but he was not injured.


Ban Ki-moon also recalls a significant role played by South Africa in the establishment of the Rome Statute and the ICC.
Ban expresses regret at SA's intention to withdraw from ICC

Saturday 22 October 2016 08:39

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has expressed his regret at South Africa's intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.


Sankie Mthembi Mahanyele says the ANC and government support the students in their call for free education however they must understand that it needs to happen progressively.
Fees Must Fall a legitimate struggle: Mahanyele

Saturday 22 October 2016 08:05

ANC member of the National Executive Committee, Sankie Mthembi-Mahanyele, has described the #FeesMustFall movement as a legitimate struggle.  


Markram puts Titans well on top

Saturday 22 October 2016 07:43

Aiden Markram made it another successful day for a Titans debutant after he struck 162 to give his side total command against the Dolphins.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,