SABC News - Gauteng


The rand plummeted 5% against all major currencies, but briefly picked up.
Possible cabinet reshuffle raises investor concerns

Thursday 30 March 2017 05:16

JSE CEO, Nicky Newton-King, says investors have again raised major concerns following President Jacob Zuma's move to recall Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an investor trip to London.


OR Tambo heist case continues

Wednesday 29 March 2017 20:54

One of the seven suspects in the OR Tambo heist has been re-charged with armed robbery.


Gordhan vows to remain loyal servant of the public

Wednesday 29 March 2017 20:41

Under-siege Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says he will remain a loyal servant of the public even if he is axed.


Judgment reserved in Gordhan, Gupta court case

Wednesday 29 March 2017 19:31

Judgment is reserved in the application by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, seeking a declaratory order to stop the Gupta family from pressurising him.


Many echo sentiment for Zuma to resign

Wednesday 29 March 2017 19:08

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign as expressed by Ahmed Kathrada received resonance at his funeral on Wednesday by many leaders of the ANC and other parties.


Banks support Gordhan’s no interference statement

Wednesday 29 March 2017 17:18

ABSA, Standard Bank, the Reserve Bank and the Financial Intelligence Centre all made submissions to the high court in Pretoria.


Da Gama focuses on the future of Bafana

Wednesday 29 March 2017 16:42

Bafana Bafana stand-in coach Owen da Gama says laying a solid foundation for the future was more important than getting positive results in the two recent friendlies.


Joe Mafela laid to rest

Wednesday 29 March 2017 16:06

Veteran actor Joe Mafela has been laid to rest at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.


SA will need around R650 billion to build three nuclear power stations

Wednesday 29 March 2017 14:57

Delegates attending the Nuclear Africa conference in Pretoria have been told that South Africa will need around R650 billion to build three nuclear power stations.


Former President Kgalema Motlanthe read parts of Ahmed Kathrada's open letter to the President during the eulogy.
Motlanthe quotes 'Zuma letter' in farewell to Kathrada

Wednesday 29 March 2017 12:46

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe received a standing ovation after reading a letter penned to President Jacob Zuma by struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada in 2016.


Kathy, as he was fondly known as, was a mentor and a hero for many of the people who knew him.
Friends, colleagues share fond memories of Kathrada

Wednesday 29 March 2017 12:04

Anti-apartheid activist and stalwart, Ahmed Kathrada was revered by his colleagues as someone who stood resiliently for non-racialism in South Africa.


ANC stalwart and former Member of Parliament Professor Ben Turok was speaking on SAfm on Wednesday.
State of affairs in ANC worries Turok

Wednesday 29 March 2017 12:00

ANC stalwart Professor Ben Turok says he was hoping that the ruling party’s integrity committee was going to follow up on suggestions that lifestyle audits be conducted on ANC members.


Relations are believed to have soured after the late anti-apartheid fighter expressed criticism of the President in an open letter.
Sachs laments 'absence' of Zuma at Kathrada funeral

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:45

President Jacob Zuma did not attend the funeral service of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in accordance with the wishes of the icon's family.


MPs lash out at SABC's 'wasteful expenditure'

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:23

It has emerged that the SABC hired an auditing company Sekela Xabiso at a cost of R9.8 million.


Two week ago, two officers were killed and one critically injured when they were attacked while responding to a domestic violence case in Kimberly.
Cop killers to face full might of the law

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:13

Acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane has vowed to ensure that those who kill police officers will face the full might of the law.


Actors, musicians and veterans in the arts industry are present to bid Mafela goodbye.
Mafela described as a pillar of strength

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:11

The family and friends of veteran actor Joe Mafela have described him as a pillar of strength.


Veteran artist Joe Mafela will be laid to rest on Wednesday at Johannesburg's West park cemetery.
'Mafela's death is a great loss to the nation'

Wednesday 29 March 2017 08:00

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the family of the late veteran actor Joe Mafela.


President Zuma confirmed the appointment of an interim board for the SABC on Sunday. The Board has a membership of six months.
Interim SABC board vows to improve staff morale

Wednesday 29 March 2017 06:15

The newly appointed interim SABC board says it will make the restoration of the image of the public broadcaster and the improvement of staff morale its priority.


The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation says members of the public and the media are welcome to attend the funeral ceremony.
Kathrada to be laid to rest

Wednesday 29 March 2017 05:42

Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada's funeral is expected to take place on Wednesday at Johannesburg's West Park Cemetery.


Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is seeking a declaratory order to stop the Gupta family from pressuring him to intervene in the closing of their companies' accounts by banks.
Standard Bank to make submissions in Gupta case

Wednesday 29 March 2017 05:27

Standard Bank will be the first party to make a submission when the case between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned businesses resumes in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday.


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