SABC News - Gauteng


Zuma concerned about spate of attacks on foreign nationals

Thursday 19 October 2017 19:24

President Jacob Zuma says Government is concerned about a spate of attacks on foreign nationals entering the country through O R Tambo international airport.


Mkhwebane accuses DA of interfering with independence of her office

Thursday 19 October 2017 18:50

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has accused the Democratic Alliance of trying to interfere with the independence of her office.


David Makhura’s announcement came after the abuse of 87 underage girls at a Soweto school and the rapes of several other girls at schools in Mamelodi and Benoni.
Makhura appoints task team to tackle rape in schools

Thursday 19 October 2017 15:55

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has set up a task team to deal with sexual abuse in schools. He says violence against women and children has reached crisis proportions.


Fedusa welcomes Myeni’s dismissal

Thursday 19 October 2017 15:17

Labour federation Fedusa has welcomed the axing of controversial South African Airways Chairperson Dudu Myeni.


The offer was made following talks between Sassa and Post Office on Wednesday.
Post Office asked to take over social grant payments

Thursday 19 October 2017 12:45

The South African Social Security Agency has made an offer to the South African Post Office to take over the payment of social grants.


South Africa has been battling drought.
Gauteng might be out of water by 2025

Wednesday 18 October 2017 19:40

Gauteng could run out of water by 2025, unless residents take action now.


AB de Villiers and opening batsman, Hashim Amla, shared a 136-run third wicket partnership.
AB de Villiers scores 25th ODI century

Wednesday 18 October 2017 15:22

AB de Villiers scored 176 runs off just 103 deliveries to propel the Proteas to 353 for the loss of six wickets.


Delayed payment of tax refunds from SARS is the second largest category of complaints.
Tax Ombudsman sees rise in complaints

Wednesday 18 October 2017 10:15

The Tax Ombudsman has reported an increase in the number of complaints by tax payers.


Kaizer Chiefs defender Siyabonga Ngezana tussle Mamelodi Sundowns Khama Billiat during their Absa Premiership match at the Loftus Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Chiefs too good for Sundowns

Wednesday 18 October 2017 10:05

Kaizer Chiefs recorded their third league win of the season as they held off a 10-man Mamelodi Sundowns team to run out 2-1 winner in an Absa Premiership match


The man who was arrested last week faces sexual offense charges for the alleged sexual assault of 87 school girls.
Soweto school guard in court over sexual assault

Wednesday 18 October 2017 06:15

A security guard arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of 87 underage girls at a primary school in Soweto will appear in the Protea Magistrate's court.


Busa accuses Zuma of undermining SA's economic growth

Tuesday 17 October 2017 21:43

Business Unity South Africa has accused President Jacob Zuma of further undermining the prospects of economic growth with his latest cabinet reshuffle.


Sadtu sends stern warning to new Minister of Higher Education

Tuesday 17 October 2017 20:51

Teachers union Sadtu has sent out a stern warning to the new Minister of Higher Education and Training, Hlengiwe Mkhize.


McKinsey says embarrassed by errors made working with Eskom

Tuesday 17 October 2017 19:15

Global consultancy firm McKinsey says it's embarrassed by errors it made while working with South Africa's power utility, Eskom.


Watch Live: Nelson Mandela book launch

Tuesday 17 October 2017 18:32

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in conjunction with respected publishers, Pan Macmillan, are launching 'Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years'.


Mantashe slams President Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle

Tuesday 17 October 2017 16:08

African National Congress Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has slammed President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle, saying it will cause instability.


Mkuseli Apleni wants the court to overturn his suspension and order his reinstatement.
‘Mkhize had no powers to place Apleni on precautionary suspension’

Tuesday 17 October 2017 15:55

Former Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize had no powers to place the department's Director General Mkuseli Apleni on precautionary suspension.


The rand traded at 13.4425 per dollar, 1% weaker than its overnight close.
Cabinet reshuffle changes rattle bonds, rand extends losses

Tuesday 17 October 2017 15:41

South African government bonds weakened and the rand extended losses against the dollar on Tuesday after Jacob Zuma reshuffled his cabinet and the weekly bond auction failed to attract strong demand.


Watch Live: SACP briefs media on the latest cabinet reshuffleIn a stat

Tuesday 17 October 2017 14:30

The SACP says that the removal of Dr. Blade Nzimande from cabinet by President Zuma in the latest reshuffle is a factional act.


AfriForum to charge Duduzane Zuma with culpable homicide

Tuesday 17 October 2017 14:10

Civil rights organisation AfriForum has announced that the first person it intends to privately prosecute is President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, on charges of culpable homicide.


ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe is addressing the media at the Luthuli House in Johannesburg.
Watch ANC media briefing

Tuesday 17 October 2017 12:45

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe is addressing the media at the Luthuli House in Johannesburg.


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