SABC News - Johannesburg


DA Eldorado Park march set to address community ills

Saturday 10 October 2015 10:49

The Democratic Alliance will be marching through the streets of Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, to hand over a memorandum of demands to the local police station.


EcoMobility aims to reduce the usage of cars.
Govt, experts endorse EcoMobility

Saturday 10 October 2015 09:49

Local government leaders and mobility experts have affirmed that no greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy will be successful without including low carbon urban transport solutions.


The new offer could see the lowest paid workers receive wage increases of up to R 1 000 per month in year one and hikes of up to 7.5% in the second year.
Revised pay offer could end coal strike: NUM

Saturday 10 October 2015 06:52

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will consult members at a Sunday meeting on a revised wage offer from coal producers, union officials said on Friday.


 Gwede Mantashe delivered the organisational report at the party's National General Council on Friday night.
ANC fears losing votes in 2016 Local Govt Elections

Saturday 10 October 2015 06:31

The African National Congress (ANC) is worried that its electoral support may dip to below 60% in next year's Local Government Elections, which are expected to be fiercely contested.


‘ICC is an imperialist court’ : Mantashe

Friday 9 October 2015 23:25

The African National Congress is persisting with its rejection of South Africa's membership of the International Criminal Court.


ANC losing members in droves

Friday 9 October 2015 23:18

Jubilant ANC members sang liberation songs in the plenary hall draped in ANC colours of green, black and gold.


Gauteng growing population puts strain on police's capacity

Friday 9 October 2015 22:20

As crime remains stubbornly high, police in Gauteng are facing a new battle.


Tripartite welcomes Zuma's report

Friday 9 October 2015 20:36

President Jacob Zuma has been lauded for the frankness of his political report delivered at the ANC's National General Council currently underway in Midrand, north of Johannesburg.


About 30 000 NUM members downed tools on Sunday evening at mines run by Glencore, Anglo American, Exxaro and some smaller producers.
Coal strike to continue unabated

Friday 9 October 2015 18:03

The NUM says its five-day-old strike in the coal sector will continue.  This has dashed hopes that the strike would end on Friday.


Important Brands Head of Marketing, Chantel Morris, says social media has proved key in marketing their products.
Young entrepreneur tapping into ANC regalia market

Friday 9 October 2015 15:58

A company founded by a 27-year old is tapping into the ANC regalia market at the party’s National General Council.


President Jacob Zuma delivered the ANC report to about 4000 delegates at the party's National General Council in Midrand.
Mixed reaction to Zuma’s ANC report

Friday 9 October 2015 15:39

A political analyst believes President Jacob Zuma did not do enough to link the problems facing the ANC to its leadership in his political report to the party.


The Gauteng government says they want to encourage the taxi industry to be environmentally friendly.
Govt moots natural gas for taxis

Friday 9 October 2015 14:53

The Gauteng government is pushing to have taxis use compressed natural gas instead of fuel.  It says gas is much cheaper than petrol and is environmentally friendly.  


ANC still committed to transformation: Zuma

Friday 9 October 2015 12:42

During his opening address at the 4th National General Council President Jacob Zuma says the African National Congress remains committed to transformation.


ANC insists no succession debate at NGC

Thursday 8 October 2015 23:42

Despite the ANC's insistence that no succession debate will be discussed at the party's National General Council at Gallagher Estate in Midrand.


Energy sector biggest contributor to carbon emissions

Thursday 8 October 2015 23:40

South Africa is heavily reliant on coal for the generation of electricity - which makes the energy sector the biggest contributor to carbon emissions.


South Africa's manufacturing activity weakens

Thursday 8 October 2015 23:34

South Africa's manufacturing activity contracted by 0.2% year-on-year in August-May after a 5.6% increase in July.


Umkonto we Sizwe condemns buying of voters at ANC NGC

Thursday 8 October 2015 23:15

The ANC Umkonto we Sizwe Veterans Association (MKMVA) says those buying delegates for support at elective conferences and leading factions must be exposed.


BMF has announced Mncane Mthunzi as the new President  and  Dumisane Mpafa as his deputy
New BMF leaders announced

Thursday 8 October 2015 20:32

BMF has elected Mncane Mthunzi as the new President  and  Dumisane Mpafa  as his deputy . The elections took place at the organisation's Annual General meeting held in Midrand on Thursday.


Equatorial Guinea have always been a tough side for Banyana Banyana’s team.
Banyana prepares to face Equatorial Guinea

Thursday 8 October 2015 20:31

Banyana Banyana will use all they have to secure their presence at the 2016 Olympic Games.


Mineworkers with silicosis to access compensation: Legal experts

Thursday 8 October 2015 19:17

Legal experts say former mineworkers who contracted silicosis should be allowed to access courts directly for compensation.


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