SABC News - Johannesburg


Chiefs book place in MTN8 final

Sunday 30 August 2015 06:07

Although Bloemfontein Celtic dominated the first half, a goal by Chiefs’ George Lebese was enough to beat the Free State side 1-0 in the MTN8 Cup semi final second leg at FNB Stadium on Saturday.


'Criminals believe they are better trained and more equipped'

Saturday 29 August 2015 20:54

Close to 60 on and off duty police officers have been gunned down since the beginning of the year.


Fly Africa to open new routes in East and West Africa

Saturday 29 August 2015 18:51

Southern Africa-focused low-cost airline Fly Africa will expand to fly new routes to destinations in East and West Africa, Gabon's president said on Saturday.


DA has ‘big five’ in its sights for 2016 municipal poll: Maimane

Saturday 29 August 2015 18:41

The DA has “the big five” in its sights for next year’s local government elections, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday.


Joburg firefighters allege poor working conditions, maladministration

Saturday 29 August 2015 10:36

The Gauteng Department of Co-operative Governance's disaster management unit has expressed disappointment at allegations of poor working conditions and maladministration made by Joburg firefighters.


Heritage month celebrations to get underway

Saturday 29 August 2015 08:09

Artscape Theatre will come alive with a wide range of theatre productions to celebrate this year's Heritage month.


Santam sees profit rise 12% to R1.1 billion

Saturday 29 August 2015 06:39

Short-term insurer Santam saw its profits rise by 12% from R953 million to R1.1 billion and declared an interim dividend of 288 cents, up 10% from a year ago, in its interim results to June.


Psychologist testimony questioned in Jozi fm DJ murder case

Friday 28 August 2015 20:12

The State in the murder case against former Jozi FM DJ, Donald Sebolai has questioned the methods used by clinical psychologists in examining the accused.


The SAPS and the department of Home Affairs were part of the operation which saw four homes being searched.
Four nabbed for visa and permit fraud

Friday 28 August 2015 18:56

The Hawks have arrested four people for visa and permit fraud and extorting money from foreign nationals.


Govt approves 10% recommendations on China's steel imports

Friday 28 August 2015 16:57

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has approved recommendations to increase a 10 % import tariff on some cheap Chinese steel imports.


Minister Suzan Shabangu says South Africa needs more campaigns to rally men to be active citizens in our society.
Men’s charter will alleviate women, child abuse: Shabangu

Friday 28 August 2015 14:37

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, has applauded the launch of the Men's charter.


Sanac's Lesley Nkosi says men need to be institutionalised.
Men urged to unite against social ills

Friday 28 August 2015 10:20

South African National Aids Council’s (Sanac) Lesley Nkosi says men need to work together in addressing issues facing society.


Lobola is a gift, not bride price: Expert

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

Lobola is an African custom involving the payment of cattle or cash from the groom's family to the parents of the bride.


SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.
All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.


Gauteng Social Development MEC, Faith Mazibuko is concerned about the rights of domestic workers
Plight of domestic workers raise concerns

Friday 28 August 2015 08:45

Domestic workers have raised issues of minimum wages and cheap labour at a discussion session at Constitution Hill in Braamfontein.


‘Surrogacy law unfair to homosexual couples’

Friday 28 August 2015 08:05

The "genetic link requirement" in South Africa's surrogacy law has raised concerns under the current law.


Overthinking driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

Friday 28 August 2015 07:30

People who suffer from neuroticism a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts.


The Africa T20 Cup aims to give exposure to young and upcoming cricketers.
Africa T20 Cup aims to unearth fresh talent

Friday 28 August 2015 07:00

South Africa will host the first Africa T20 Cup as a curtain raiser to the domestic season.


Vusi Pikoli says a government that intentionally defies court orders cannot expect its citizens to respect the courts and obey the law.
Criticism of Judiciary undermines justice system: Pikoli

Friday 28 August 2015 05:42

Constant criticism of the Judiciary and authority of the courts by The Executive undermines the country's justice system and erodes public confidence, says former NPA boss, Vusi Pikoli.


Policemen arrested for torturing to death a suspect in custody

Thursday 27 August 2015 20:17

A group of 10 policemen have been nabbed for allegedly torturing and killing a suspect Khutazile Mbendu in custody.


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