SABC News - Johannesburg


IEC vows to honour court ruling

Monday 30 November 2015 21:10

The IEC has committed itself to implement the orders of the Constitutional Court without delay.


Fractures in Cosatu seem to be widening

Monday 30 November 2015 20:54

Fractures in Cosatu seem to be widening as public Workers' union, Sasawu, says it may have to review its affiliation to the federation.


Activists say gender equality needs to be enhanced for women empowerment.
Women’s role in leadership takes centre stage at Africities Summit

Monday 30 November 2015 20:40

Calls for recognising the role of women in local government spheres was high on the agenda in a robust debate during a women’s networking session at the Africities Summit.


Pikitup says teams will be working throughout the night to clean up the trashed city
Pikitup begins disciplinary action against striking workers

Monday 30 November 2015 19:35

Pikitup has begun disciplinary action against all of its striking workers, with charges likely to include contempt of court and intimidation.


Gauteng horror taxi crash victims to be identified

Monday 30 November 2015 14:00

Gauteng police are waiting for the families of those who died in a crash involving a taxi and a truck in Westonaria, West of Johannesburg, to identify the bodies.


Parties push to end Pikitup strike

Monday 30 November 2015 08:35

Talks to end strike action by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) at waste collection company- Pikitup, are expected to continue Monday.


Forum aims to speed up media transformation

Monday 30 November 2015 06:45

The quest to fast track media transformation and diversity has been bolstered with the launch of the Forum of Journalists for Transformation.


SAHRC said in a statement it had completed its preliminary investigation on Goodwill Zwelithini
SAHRC to hand over preliminary findings into King Zwelithini

Monday 30 November 2015 06:45

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will on Monday serve its preliminary report on king Goodwill Zwelithini regarding its investigation into alleged xenophobic statements.


COPE eyes coalition ahead of LGE 2016

Sunday 29 November 2015 21:43

As political parties swing into a campaigns mode for 2016's local government elections, Congress of the People (COPE) has opened its doors for coalitions.


Delivering the keynote address, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says transformation of cities for overall economic growth needs to be headed by strong and accountable leadership.
'Sound leadership key to African local government development'

Sunday 29 November 2015 18:05

Accountable and transparent leadership needs to be at the forefront of developing Africa's local governments.


Jeff Radebe says Africa is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
Global environmental changes seen as a threat to Africa

Sunday 29 November 2015 14:15

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says that global environmental changes will affect rainfall patterns in Africa.


Pikitup waste clean-up underway

Sunday 29 November 2015 13:55

Waste management company Pikitup has temporarily appointed service providers to clean up the Johannesburg CBD and surrounding suburbs.


'Africities must strengthen capacity of organised local govt'

Sunday 29 November 2015 13:35

Johannesburg Mayor Parks Tau says the 7th Africities summit must strengthen the capacity of organized local government to formulate development policy for Africa.


Pikitup to unveil clean-up plan amid strike

Sunday 29 November 2015 10:55

Waste management company Pikitup is expected to brief the media on its plan to clean-up the Johannesburg CBD and its surrounding areas on Sunday.


Gregory Maqoma says his passion for dancing is inspired by South African culture .
Maqoma still dancing, 25 years on

Sunday 29 November 2015 10:30

Gregory Vuyani Maqoma says dancing for 25 years encouraged him to craft his art flawlessly.


New State Theatre CEO aims to develop audiences

Sunday 29 November 2015 09:01

Dr Sibongesi Mkhize, the newly appointed CEO of the State Theatre, says that he wants to focus on developing and representing audiences at the institution.


Zizi Kodwa has dismissed unfounded claim of terrorist on the Gautrain.
Gautrain bomb threat a 'false alarm': ANC

Sunday 29 November 2015 08:30

The ANC dismissed suggestions by an unidentified national executive committee member regarding a supposed “terrorist” attack on the Gautrain.


ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe warned the Cosatu leadership not to be complacent.
ANC warns Cosatu against complacency

Sunday 29 November 2015 08:20

The ANC has urged the Cosatu leadership to do more to advance the interest of workers in a competitive job market.


Environmentalists march for climate justice in Joburg

Saturday 28 November 2015 20:48

Environmentalists took to the street of Johannesburg to call for climate justice as the much-anticipated United Nations climate change conference begins in Paris on Sunday.


SA behind Bucs in their Cup Final bid

Saturday 28 November 2015 16:41

Orlando Pirates will have the backing of the entire nation when they do battle with Etoile du Sahel in the CAF Confederation Cup second leg final clash on Sunday afternoon in Tunisia.


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