SABC News - Johannesburg


SuperSport United see off Wits, reach Telkom Knock-out semis

Saturday 25 October 2014 18:10

SuperSport United are through to the semi-final of the Telkom Knock-out competition.


Heart diseases kill 15% worldwide: Health expert

Saturday 25 October 2014 12:52

An Australian Public Health Nutritionist, Dr Elizabeth Dunford says 15% of all global deaths are due to heart diseases.


10th Baba Indaba keeps the essence of baby and parenting current

Saturday 25 October 2014 11:24

Keeping the essence of baby and parenting current is one of the most important elements that need to be maintained at the annual baby expo, the Baba Indaba.


Mulaudzi's passing more than devastating: Manager

Saturday 25 October 2014 09:58

Athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi's manager, Peet van Zyl, says devastation is an under-statement, as he refers to the call he received on the athlete's passing.


 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, died in a road accident on his way to an Athletics South Africa meeting in Johannesburg.
Tributes pour in for Mulaudzi

Saturday 25 October 2014 06:35

President Jacob Zuma is shocked and saddened over the passing of Olympic silver medalist, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, the Presidency said on Friday.


Kathrada inspired by Dadoo

Friday 24 October 2014 11:18

Political activist Ahmed Kathrada says he was inspired by Yusuf Dadoo to get involved in politics.


Expelling Numsa would be disastrous: Vavi

Friday 24 October 2014 10:03

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says expelling the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) would be a disaster.


U-turn on Numsa vote

Friday 24 October 2014 05:45

Cosatu will convene another Special Central Executive Committee to give Numsa a chance to defend itself against expulsion.


A third of African countries have not conducted census

Thursday 23 October 2014 14:35

A third of African countries have not conducted a census in the last 10 years


Three security guards were wounded in a cash-in-transit heist and an ATM bombing.
Manhunt launched for cash heist suspects

Thursday 23 October 2014 14:31

Gauteng Police have launched a manhunt for those responsible for two separate robberies in Johannesburg.


Sacci annual convention is underway in Johannesburg.
SA economic outlook not encouraging: Expert

Thursday 23 October 2014 12:58

The country's medium-term economic outlook does not look particularly encouraging at this stage because the economy is facing serious problems.


Forum to place SA film industry growth in spotlight

Thursday 23 October 2014 07:56

A forum discussion to further grow the South African film industry and the African industry will be held at Johannesburg's Atlas Studios on Thursday.


“Catholic leaders fail to address Africa’s challenges”

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:51

According to religious leaders and academics, leaders of the Roman Catholic Church have failed to address challenges facing believers on the African continent.


Monitoring forum helps report more hate crimes

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:18

The Hate Crimes Working Group says since the introduction of its monitoring forum, more cases of hate crimes are being reported.


HIV/Aids remains Africa’s biggest killer: Survey

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:32

Despite recent fears about the spread of Ebola in West Africa, HIV/AIDS remains the biggest killer of Africans on the continent.


Child murder suspect pleads not guilty

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:30

The man accused of killing three children in Diepsloot north of Johannesburg has pleaded not guilty in the North Gauteng High Court.


Battle for Cosatu gets underway

Tuesday 21 October 2014 20:49

The 2.2 million member strong trade union's three-day Central Executive Committee has been described by some as a make-or-break committee.


Pan African Parliament's powers under review

Tuesday 21 October 2014 20:10

The revised protocol on the legislative powers of the Pan African Parliament has been sharply criticized by a number of member states during a sitting of the Pan African Parliament in Midrand.


Policy colloquium set to address small business needs

Tuesday 21 October 2014 09:11

The biggest challenge that South Africa faces - not only in Small, Medium and Macro Enterprises - is the implementation of policy.


Fleurhof military veterans receive houses

Tuesday 21 October 2014 07:05

It was joy all-round as three elderly military veterans received fully furnished houses in Fleurhof, Johannesburg on Monday.


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