SABC News - Johannesburg


Police probe PAP delegates robbery

Tuesday 26 May 2015 08:10

Gauteng police are looking through video surveillance footage in the hope of identifying the armed men who robbed delegates outside the Pan African Parliament.


Joburg residents await budget for 2015/16

Tuesday 26 May 2015 05:55

Residents of Johannesburg will hear on Tuesday how much more they will be paying for electricity, water and sanitation, refuse removal and property rates from the 1st of July.  


Letter demanding release of Marikana report sent to Zuma

Tuesday 26 May 2015 05:33

The lawyer representing mineworkers involved in the Marikana shooting has sent a letter to President Jacob Zuma on behalf of his clients demanding the release the Marikana report.


Shakes Mashaba says he will push to win the next edition of the Cosafa Cup.
Mashaba spots good players for Afcon

Monday 25 May 2015 18:40

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba says he has already spotted good talent for South Africa's next month's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Gambia


Announcement on the budget allocations to various city departments is also expected to be made.
Municipality services hike high on Johannesburg mayor address

Monday 25 May 2015 18:19

Residents of Johannesburg can expect to hear how much more they will be paying for electricity, water and sanitation, refuse removal and property rates


Today marks Africa Day.
IEC teaches S Cape pupils social cohesion amid xenophobic attacks

Monday 25 May 2015 17:10

Parents and learners from the Mzoxolo Primary School at George in Southern Cape gathered at the Lawaaikamp community hall to celebrate Africa Day.


Africans among the brightest stars in Premiership galaxy

Monday 25 May 2015 13:30

The debate on just who is the best ever African player to grace the English Premier League will rage on for many years, but the place in history of the following five players can never be questioned.


JMPD officer faces disciplinary hearing over rape

Monday 25 May 2015 12:00

A metro police officer who allegedly drugged and raped a 16-year old girl in Braamfischerville in Soweto earlier this month will face an internal disciplinary hearing soon.


Expert calls for constructive dialogue on Eskom

Monday 25 May 2015 10:00

Energy expert Chris Yelland says the time has come for constructive dialogue on whether to privatize the country struggling power utility.


Agriculture dept still assessing ‘probable” carcinogenic herbicide

Sunday 24 May 2015 14:19

The Department of Agriculture is still determining whether a compound in commonly used pesticides, which has been found to “probably” cause cancer, will have to be regulated.


Hundreds participate in Vuyo Mbuli inaugural memorial race

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:15

Hundreds of people have flocked to the inaugural Vuyo Mbuli Memorial Race held on the 24th of May to honour the life and legacy of the Morning Live news anchor, Vuyo Mbuli.


Banyana beat Gabon in Olympics qualifier

Sunday 24 May 2015 09:11

Banyana Banyana beat Gabon 3-2 in the 2016 Rio Olympics qualifier in Libreville on Saturday.


Man dies after truck tyre explodes

Sunday 24 May 2015 07:35

A man was killed after the tyre of a truck exploded as he was trying to change it on the R54 near Fochville, paramedics said on Saturday.


Africa Day celebrations affirm efforts to create a better life for all

Saturday 23 May 2015 19:17

Africa Day celebrations are taking place all over the country where the celebrations are being used to affirm love and unity with people from other countries.


Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma urged African governments to invest in youth development to ensure that they play a meaningful role in building the continent.
African governments must accelerate industrialisation: Dlamini-Zuma

Saturday 23 May 2015 11:55

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says it is critical that African governments expedite industrialisation on the continent.


Over 400 cities in 52 countries protesting against the production of foods made from genetically modified seeds.
South Africans march against GMO Company Monsanto

Saturday 23 May 2015 11:54

South Africans have joined the international community in a global march against Monsanto, the world's largest seed company.


One killed in Alberton accident

Saturday 23 May 2015 09:33

One person has been killed and nine injured in an accident in Alberton, East of Johannesburg.


The MTN e-billing portal scare comes on the back of a week during which the company has been rocked by a strike action by its employees.
MTN e-billing portal suffers security breach

Friday 22 May 2015 20:21

Security concerns have forced mobile network MTN to shut down its e-billing portal.


New infrastructure needed to accommodate growing populations

Friday 22 May 2015 16:11

Recycling specialists Ecomondo Italy says new infrastructure projects are needed across Africa to accommodate the growing urban and metropolitan populations.


Police have launched a fully-fledged operation to track the hijackers.
Four gunmen at large after Soweto robbery

Thursday 21 May 2015 20:28

A manhunt is underway for four gunmen who shot and wounded a police-officer in Soweto during a robbery on Thursday.


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