SABC News - Johannesburg


Eskom board pledges support to new Acting CEO

Friday 23 June 2017 14:53

Eskom's Acting Board Chairperson, Zethembe Khoza, says the power utility's board will do everything in its power to ensure that its new Acting Group Chief Executive, Johnny Dladla, meets his targets


Winning this match will boost the Boks' confidence ahead of the Rugby Championship later in 2017..
Boks head into the final match against France

Friday 23 June 2017 14:25

A clean sweep and showing further improvement are what they are after in Saturday's third and final test at the Ellis Park in Johannesburg.


Mbete to effect Constitutional Court ruling on secret ballot

Thursday 22 June 2017 21:10

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete says she will give effect to the Constitutional Court ruling on secret ballots, in motions of no confidence in the president.


Terence Neale won in the Entertainment for Music category for Adidas Originals ,”Original Is Never Finished", largely shot in South Africa.
Terence Neale first SA director to win Cannes Lions Grand Prix

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:51

Egg Films’ director Terence Neale became the first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.


Gauteng govt to expropriate unclaimed land without compensation

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:02

The Gauteng government says it will expropriate, without compensation, unclaimed land that’s in its possession and whose owners are unknown.


The drivers were due to march to the after a lengthy turf war with Uber operators.
No sign of metered taxi strike

Thursday 22 June 2017 10:18

Johannesburg Metro police say there is no sign of a metered taxi strike in the city.


SA Rugby Legends nurture young talent

Thursday 22 June 2017 05:25

The Players Fund together with the South African Rugby Legends Association hosted a training day for 50 development players across Gauteng.


Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says  more South Africans should be brought into the economy as owners.
Foreign investors need to be welcomed in SA: Ramaphosa

Wednesday 21 June 2017 20:11

Anyone who thinks that South Africa can sail into the future without investors from outside the shores of the country needs to re-think again.


Government to review nuclear deal

Wednesday 21 June 2017 18:25

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says talk of government's nuclear procurement is premature.


Food and transport have remained the major drivers of inflation.
SA inflation registers at 5.4%

Wednesday 21 June 2017 17:40

South Africa's targeted consumer price inflation registered 5.4% in May, slightly up from 5.3 % in April.


 ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize says they have discussed radical economic transformation with the CEOs of banks.
'Positive outcomes from meeting between CEOs and ANC'

Wednesday 21 June 2017 17:05

ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize has described as positive the outcome of Tuesday's meeting of Chief Executive Officers of banks, leaders of the financial sector and the governing party.


Gupta family and Duduzane Zuma to appear before Parliament

Wednesday 21 June 2017 16:05

Members of the influential Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane will be summoned to appear before Parliament's Inquiry into Eskom.


ANC treasury-general upbeat after financial sector meeting

Wednesday 21 June 2017 10:15

ANC treasury-general Zweli Mkhize, has described the outcome of Tuesday’s meeting of bank CEOs, leaders of the financial sector and the governing party as positive.


Andimba Toivo ya Toivo died in Windhoek at the age of 93.
WATCH: Memorial service of Namibian freedom fighter Toivo ya Toivo

Tuesday 20 June 2017 19:45

The memorial service of Namibian freedom fighter ex-Robben Island prisoner Andimba Toivo ya Toivo is underway in Johannesburg.


Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane released four reports on Monday.
ANC says Mkhwebane overstepped her mandate

Tuesday 20 June 2017 19:01

The African National Congress (ANC) has accused Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane of overstepping her mandate.


Tito Mboweni was instrumental in instituting an investigation into monies loaned to Bankorp by the apartheid government.
Mboweni weighs in on Public Protector’s findings against Absa

Tuesday 20 June 2017 15:02

Former governor of the South African Reserve Bank, Tito Mboweni, on Tuesday waged in on the Constitutional amendment into the powers of SARB as proposed by the Public Protector.


The Costitutional Court is expected to make a judgement on UDM's application on the no confidence motion vote.
Concourt decision on Zuma No Confidence vote anxiously awaited

Tuesday 20 June 2017 14:53

The Constitutional Court will on Thursday hand down judgement on whether a secret ballot can be used in a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.


Monday also saw a shaky start for the Rand with some stocks still reeling from the fallout of new mining charter announced last week.
Rand dips following Mkhwebane’s report on Reserve Bank

Monday 19 June 2017 21:23

The local currency has suffered some losses following calls by the Public Protector to amend the Act that defines the role of the South African Reserve Bank.


Brown to oppose Molefe's urgent application

Monday 19 June 2017 20:24

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has filed a scathing affidavit in the Labour Court opposing Brian Molefe's urgent application for reinstatement as Eskom CEO.


Zwane continues to defend Mining charter despite criticism

Monday 19 June 2017 20:05

South Africa mine's minister Mosebenzi Zwane continues to defend new regulations on the government's revised Mining Charter.


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