SABC News - Johannesburg


The reburial of the remains of Moses Kotane will take place in Pella the North West on March 14
Kotane epitomised unity: SACP

Saturday 28 February 2015 06:21

Scores of SACP members converged on Diepkloof Hall in Soweto on Friday night to prepare for the arrival of struggle stalwart Moses Kotanes' mortal remains on Sunday.


Public Protector makes two appointments

Friday 27 February 2015 18:46

The Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has made two important appointments.


Success of e-toll needs support of motorists

Friday 27 February 2015 15:13

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) says any plans aimed at saving the besieged e-tolling system will not work without the support of the majority of road users.


Johannesburg residents sceptical about City power usage

Friday 27 February 2015 12:32

Johannesburg residents sceptical about plans to introduce a system where people will pay less for electricity usage during the day.


Fraud charges laid against bogus college principal after SABC expose

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:23

Fraud charges have been laid against a man who allegedly ran a bogus FET college in downtown Johannesburg.


Stars aims for glory in Nedbank Cup

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:13

Platinum Stars want to make it three-out-of-three in cup competitions against Mamelodi Sundowns this season after they were drawn against each other in the Nedbank Cup round of 16.


Frustrations over issuing of gun licences

Thursday 26 February 2015 20:08

A Johannesburg Gunshop owner specialising in the importing and sales of firearms is fuming over the issuing of gun licences.


All changes in the Lions camp have been put down to squad rotation, to fend off injury and fatigue, and also to prepare the touring squad which departs for New Zealand next week.
Lions make eight changes ahead of clash with Stormers

Thursday 26 February 2015 18:01

The Lions have made eight changes to their starting line-up to face the Stormers on Saturday in Johannesburg in round three of Super Rugby.


Opposition parties sceptical of Makhura’s promises

Thursday 26 February 2015 17:38

The DA doubts whether the huge building projects that Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced in his SOPA speech this week, will be delivered in time and in a cost effective way.


David Kau who will reprise his role as the MC of Blacks only comedy show.
Blacks Only isn’t really for blacks only: David Kau

Thursday 26 February 2015 16:24

Funny man, comedian David Kau is back with his popular Blacks Only comedy show.


 Paul Modjadji  and Bontle Modiselle teaching Minister Nathi Mthethwa local dance sebujwa.
Modjadji excited about SA’s first dance feature film’s release

Thursday 26 February 2015 08:11

Head Choreographer of “Hear Me Move" Paul Modjadji says the team behind the movie hopes the movie will be a block buster.


Premier David Makhura announced the province’s plans in his SOPA on Monday.
Opposition parties to question Makhura’s plans in SOPA debate

Thursday 26 February 2015 05:43

Opposition parties will question Gauteng Premier David Makhura during a debate on his State-of-the-Province address in the provincial legislature on Thursday morning.


SARU unveils long-term development plan

Wednesday 25 February 2015 19:18

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has identified a long-term development plan to try and ensure that talented young players have the opportunity to perform at senior level.


The taxi drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes because they want government to provide them with their own designated lanes.
Taxis impounded for blocking Rea Vaya bus lanes

Wednesday 25 February 2015 18:34

More than 70 taxis have been impounded after the drivers blocked the Rea Vaya bus lanes in the Booysens area, south of Johannesburg.


Amnesty International says the SA government needs to deal decisively with xenophobic attack perpetrators in the country.
Amnesty report puts SA xenophobic attack, Marikana under the spotlight

Wednesday 25 February 2015 16:36

Amnesty International has issued a grim outlook for human rights in the coming year


The bus broke through the barrier of the bridge and was seen hanging off the side with its nose to the ground.
Bus hangs over Joburg bridge

Wednesday 25 February 2015 11:34

Johannesburg Metro Police have closed parts of the Queen Elizabeth bridge in Braamfontein due to a bus accident.


Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his budget speech on Wednesday.
Nene expected to confirm provident, pension fund changes

Wednesday 25 February 2015 05:45

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is expected to confirm changes to the provident and pension funds when he delivers his budget speech on Wednesday.


College in Johannesburg exposed for offering fake qualifications

Tuesday 24 February 2015 20:36

A bogus institution operating in the Johannesburg CBD has been exposed for taking money from unsuspecting students and offering worthless qualifications in return.


Joburg City Power to implement residential "time of use" tariff system

Tuesday 24 February 2015 19:19

Nersa has given Joburg City Power the go-ahead to implement a residential "time of use" tariff system.


The "time of use" system is aimed at saving electricity usage during poeak hours.
City Power’s bid to reward off-peak electricity users okayed by Nersa

Tuesday 24 February 2015 12:04

Electricity regulator Nersa has granted Johannesburg's City Power the go-ahead to implement a residential "time of use" tariff system.


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