SABC News - Johannesburg


Outa slams e-toll funding mechanism

Tuesday 2 September 2014 10:30

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) says the outrage caused by e-tolling has been far reaching - across all sectors of society.


Manhunt for Maponya Mall armed robbers

Tuesday 2 September 2014 06:35

Police have launched a manhunt for six armed robbers who allegedly escaped with a large sum of cash during a cash-in-transit robbery at Maponya Mall in Soweto on Monday.


A review panel will spend one month soliciting views on the economic, social and environmental impact of e-tolls
Review Panel hears of e-tolls' 'harming ways'

Monday 1 September 2014 14:50

The Road Safety Campaign says the e-tolling system is putting severe pressure on the already-strained budgets of motorists using Gauteng's freeways.


‘Jazzing it up at Zoo Lake’

Monday 1 September 2014 13:56

A huge stage was erected at Zoo Lake in Johannesburg on Sunday morning (31 August 2014). The Jazz on the Lake concert formed part of the Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival which runs until September 10.


Boikie Mohlamme passed away last week Wednesday at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.
Mourners to remember veteran actor Mohlamme

Monday 1 September 2014 11:25

Family, friends, fellow actors and fans are gathering at the SABC's headquaters on Monday to pay tribute to Boikie Mohlamme.


Krejcir involved in car accident

Monday 1 September 2014 10:15

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir has been involved in an accident.


BDS South Africa holds nationwide protest against Woolworths

Saturday 30 August 2014 19:37

Pro-Palestinian lobby group Boycott, Divestment Sanctions in South Africa (BDS South Africa), has held a national day of protest against retailer Woolworths on Saturday.


YCL believes Woolworths is taking a stand in the Gaza conflict by purchasing products from Israel.
YCL causes commotion at Joburg Woolies stores

Saturday 30 August 2014 13:03

The Young Communists League has embarked on a national protest against retail giant, Woolworths. It claims the retailer has refused to take Israeli products off its shelves.


Police minister honours brave policewomen

Saturday 30 August 2014 11:18

Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko has honoured about 300 women working in the policing and private security sector for their bravery and commitment to crime fighting.


Diepsloot SMME Incubation Hub is an opportunity to grow the economy

Saturday 30 August 2014 10:15

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the creation of the Diepsloot SMME Incubation Hub is an opportunity to bring more South Africans into the core production sector.


NDP is similar to the Freedom Charter: Ramaphosa

Saturday 30 August 2014 06:35

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has likened the National Development Plan (NDP) with the Freedom Charter of 1956.


Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.
Unions failed workers: Vavi

Friday 29 August 2014 19:47

Trade unions in South Africa are not meeting workers' needs, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Friday.


Small Business Development Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu.
Diepsloot business hub aims to create jobs

Friday 29 August 2014 12:55

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will ensure that it creates an enabling environment for small businesses to thrive.


Many communities have also suffered power cuts after vandalism in various provinces.
Cable theft puts SA business under strain

Thursday 28 August 2014 11:30

Cable theft is costing the country five-billion-rand annually.


Alexandra rat eradication hampered by domestic waste

Wednesday 27 August 2014 17:26

The City of Johannesburg says its programme of eradicating rats in Alexandra is being hampered by improper handling of domestic waste.


E-tolls severely affecting Gauteng motorists: Nactu

Wednesday 27 August 2014 11:38

The National Council of Trade Unions (Nactu) says the e-tolling system is putting pressure on the already financially strained motorists who are using Gauteng freeways.


ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of making President Jacob Zuma her personal project
ANC, Madonsela at each other's throats on social media

Wednesday 27 August 2014 11:08

In latest spat between the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela and the ruling ANC, both parties have resorted to twitter to further the feud.


Women must believe in themselves: Carolus

Wednesday 27 August 2014 08:46

ANC stalwart Cheryl Carolus has encouraged women to believe in themselves and not to listen to people who want to put them down.


Arts, Entertainment & Lifestyle Wrap: 26 August

Tuesday 26 August 2014 16:30

In case you missed some big lifestyle stories in and around South Africa this week, here's this week's Arts & Entertainment wrap.


Aurora mine workers' case postponed till 2015

Tuesday 26 August 2014 15:47

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has expressed disappointment at the postponement of a court case involving directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems.


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