SABC News - Johannesburg


Mashaba appointment a new era: Safa

Saturday 26 July 2014 19:50

Safa has described its appointment of Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba as the first step in rebuilding the national team.


Bafana appointment humbles Mashaba

Saturday 26 July 2014 16:20

Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana head coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba, says he is happy that the Safa has confidence in him.


Taegrin Morris was killed in a hijacking incident last weekend.
Taegrin Morris laid to rest

Saturday 26 July 2014 12:59

Four-year-old Taegrin Morris from Reiger Park has been laid to rest at the Boksburg cemetery on Gauteng's East Rand.


Taegrin Morris died in botched hijacking incident on Saturday last week.
Taegrin Morris’s funeral underway

Saturday 26 July 2014 09:33

The body of four-year-old Taegrin Morris has been displayed publicly for viewing at the Reiger Park Stadium in Boksburg on the East Rand.


SARS says the drugs were concealed in hair-piece packages from Nigeria.
Over 19 million worth of drugs seized at OR Tambo

Friday 25 July 2014 20:01

Drugs with an estimated street value of R19.5 million were seized at O R Tambo international airport in Johannesburg on Friday, the SA Revenue Service said.


In hot water: Telkom CEO, Sipho Maseko
Telkom CEO in fraud case probe

Friday 25 July 2014 14:09

Johannesburg Metro Police have confirmed an investigation into Telkom Chief Executive Officer, Sipho Maseko, for an alleged car licence fraud case.


Organisers of the demonstration say they will attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill to raise funds for charity.
World record attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill

Friday 25 July 2014 14:04

A demonstration of a potential world record attempt is underway at the Country Club in Johannesburg.


At least 100 residents protested about electricity problems on Friday.
Man arrested in Thembelihle protest

Friday 25 July 2014 13:34

A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly burning electricity boxes and for public violence in Thembelihle, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.


Security tight around Gauteng Legislature

Friday 25 July 2014 11:15

Security in and around the Gauteng Legislature in Johannesburg is extremely tight ahead of Gauteng Premier David Makhura's maiden Budget Vote speech on Friday morning.


Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko.
JMPD probes Telkom CEO

Friday 25 July 2014 10:45

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko is under investigation after being implicated in an alleged car licence cloning case, the City of Johannesburg said on Friday.


Taegrin Morris died after he was dragged alongisde his mother's car in a hijacking attempt last weekend.
Taegrin Morris remembered in Reiger Park

Friday 25 July 2014 05:40

Hundreds of people attended the memorial service of four-year-old Taegrin Morris in Boksburg on the East Rand.


Male circumcision contributes to reduction of HIV infections in women

Friday 25 July 2014 05:23

New data shows that male circumcision contributes to the reduction in the number of new HIV infections in women.


The Mandela Gandhi exhibition will remain open until mid-October.
Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition launched in Houghton

Thursday 24 July 2014 19:35

Ela Gandhi has described the newly launched Mandela Gandhi Wall exhibition as a new innovation to attract the youth to learn more about Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi.


The auction, which lasted only around one minute and 50 seconds, fetched the highest price for a single lot in South African history.
Porsche SA buys Kyalami for R205m

Thursday 24 July 2014 16:54

The liquidated Kyalami race circuit was bought by Porsche South Africa at an auction for R205 million in Johannesburg on Thursday.


Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.


Kyalami's race track to go under the hammer

Thursday 24 July 2014 07:53

The liquidated Kyalami race circuit, which has hosted racing greats including Ayrton Senna, will be auctioned in Hyde Park, Johannesburg, on Thursday.


Numsa members expected to table their demands before Seifsa

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:49

Thousands of Numsa members are expected to march to the Steel and Engineering Federation of Southern Africa head offices in Johannesburg.


Taegrin Morris memorial service to be held on Thursday evening

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:43

A memorial service for four-year-old Taegrin Morris, who died after being dragged alongside his mother's hijacked car in Reiger Park, east of Johannesburg, at the weekend, will be held on Thursday.


Kaizer Chiefs coach, Stuart Baxter, has reportedly been offered a five-deal by SAFA, while he still contracted to his current club.
Baxter mulls SAFA offer

Wednesday 23 July 2014 15:01

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter will remain with the Soweto giants for now, but there's apparently a big offer placed in front of him from the South African Football Association (SAFA).


The two officers, aged 38 and 40, were shot in the upper body and the hand respectively.
Two cops shot on the East Rand

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:49

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park.


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