SABC News - Johannesburg


SARS confiscates $9.3m at Lanseria

Sunday 14 September 2014 16:22

The SA Revenue Service confiscated $9.3 million (about R100m) at Lanseria Airport, northwest of Johannesburg, from two Nigerians and an Israeli, it said on Sunday.


Lions look to fortify Ellis Park

Sunday 14 September 2014 12:43

Beating the log-leading Western Province 35-33 has given Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann hope that they could turn Ellis Park into an impenetrable fortress.


 The shooting occurred at a block of flats in Davies street in downtown Johannesburg.
Woman killed in Joburg shooting incident

Sunday 14 September 2014 10:07

One woman died while five others, including three children were injured in a shooting in Doornfontein, Johannesburg.


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says they are attending to sanitation issues at schools.
Lesufi joins Equal Education march

Saturday 13 September 2014 12:30

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has joined hundreds of pupils in a march to his own office in the Johannesburg CBD.


Taxi driver shot dead at Joburg rank

Thursday 11 September 2014 10:00

A taxi driver has been shot dead and two women wounded during a shooting incident at the Noord Street Taxi rank in Johannesburg


Only two changes have been made to the Bafana team that beat Sudan 3-0 last Friday
Upbeat Bafana set eyes on Nigeria

Wednesday 10 September 2014 18:29

Bafana Bafana head into tonight’s Afcon 2015 clash against Nigeria in high spirits after their convincing 3-0 away win against Sudan last Friday.


The IEC is meeting hundreds of youths in Johannesburg to encourage them to take an active interest in electoral processes ahead of the upcoming 2016 local government elections.
IEC encourages youth to take interest in electoral processes

Wednesday 10 September 2014 14:43

The IEC is meeting hundreds of youths in Johannesburg to encourage them to take an active interest in electoral processes ahead of the upcoming 2016 local government elections.


Case against Chana police officers withdrawn

Wednesday 10 September 2014 11:55

The case against two police constables accused of shooting musician Khuli Chana was withdrawn in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, Johannesburg, on Wednesday.


The ANCYL was formed in 1944 by members of the ANC who believed in African Nationalism, and wanted to follow an active policy focused on the mobilisation of the masses.
ANCYL thanks founding fathers amid 70th celebration

Wednesday 10 September 2014 08:50

ANCYL National Convenor, Mzwandile Masina says they will have an occasion to celebrate the ANCYL’s 70th birthday at the Bantu men's social club (now called Johannesburg metro) on Wednesday.


Police officers in Chana trial to finally face music

Wednesday 10 September 2014 08:15

The trial of two police officers accused of shooting at hip hop star Khuli Chana will finally begin in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.


Cosatu in Gauteng has made submissions to a panel sitting in Johannesburg.
Cosatu to burn e-tags and bills outside Sanral office

Tuesday 9 September 2014 15:41

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters must give Gauteng's e-tolls review panel a chance, the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Gauteng said on Tuesday.


The officers allegedly mistook Chana's luxury car for that of the kidnappers and fired several shots at the vehicle.
Police officers in Khuli Chana case back in court

Tuesday 9 September 2014 08:00

The trial of two police officers accused of shooting at hip hop star Khuli Chana will begin in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, in Johannesburg Tuesday morning.


 Chief Justice, Mogoeng was speaking at a meeting with the President of the International Criminal Court, Sang-Hyun Song, in Johannesburg.
NPA, Public Protector must remain independent: Mogoeng

Tuesday 9 September 2014 07:14

Chief Justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng says anything other than a truly independent National Prosecuting Authority and Public Protector is unacceptable.


MEC Panyaza Lesufi has unveiled the  Gauteng five year strategic framework plan.
Gauteng framework aims to improve public education

Sunday 7 September 2014 20:07

Gauteng's education system is set for a complete overhaul.


YCL cautions NPA over 'political motives'

Sunday 7 September 2014 19:16

YCL has warned against the infiltration of the NPA and other democratic institutions by forces with political motives and agenda.


Mbalenhle Chiya says the youth should help the government in addressing challenges they face.
Alex FM scoops international award

Sunday 7 September 2014 16:20

Alex FM journalist Mbalenhle Chiya is one of the winners of the 2014 WASH Media Awards.  


Protector asked to probe Maseko: Report

Sunday 7 September 2014 10:48

The Public Protector has been asked to investigate several city of Johannesburg officials for allegedly interfering in a metro police probe involving Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko, Business Times reported.


Youth urged to take pride in their heritage

Saturday 6 September 2014 20:12

The two day Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition has ended at the Sabc in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.


Small scale and medium farmers should be allowed between four and eight thousand hectares
SA farmers face land ownership restrictions

Saturday 6 September 2014 20:10

South African farmers could have a cap imposed on the amount of land they own.


Joburg hosts carnival Mzansi style

Saturday 6 September 2014 20:09

Johannesburg streets are abuzz with children dressed up for Carnival this Saturday as the Gauteng Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation hosts the 10th annual Gauteng Carnival.


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