SABC News - Johannesburg


NUM signs coal wage deal

Tuesday 13 October 2015 18:46

The deal to end the strike in the coal mine industry has been signed by the National Union of Mineworkers on Tuesday.


ANC missed the opportunity to endorse ANA: Cosatu

Tuesday 13 October 2015 17:14

Cosatu has described as a missed opportunity the ANC National General Council's (NGC) decision to endorse the disputed Annual National Assessment in its current form.


Miners in court to seek damages over silicosis

Tuesday 13 October 2015 07:00

The case of 56 former mine workers who contacted silicosis and are now seeking compensation is set to continue at the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


Sebolai considers appealing murder conviction

Tuesday 13 October 2015 05:46

Convicted killer Donald Sebolai's defence lawyers have indicated that they plan to appeal the conviction.


The ANC is worried that a dip below 60 % could be seen as the start of the demise of the party.  
ANC reshuffling poll strategy cards

Monday 12 October 2015 22:08

The African National Congress is considering new election strategies for the 2016 local government elections as it expects a fierce contest with opposition parties gunning for four metros.


Sick mineworkers launch landmark class action

Monday 12 October 2015 20:34

A landmark lawsuit by mine-workers is currently being heard at the South Gauteng High Court.


ConCourt rejects Stainbank ‘Apartheid Museum’ patent case

Monday 12 October 2015 20:09

The ConCourt has rejected with costs the latest appeal by Mike Stainbank in a 13 year battle over the use of the name ‘Apartheid Museum’, initially on a patent issue.


The changes will enable social workers in the employ of state to be involved in adoption process.
Social Development to change children's bill on adoption

Monday 12 October 2015 20:04

The Department of Social Development has proposed changes to the Children's Second Amendment Bill regarding adoption.


Jewellery stolen from Browns shop in Mall of the South

Monday 12 October 2015 18:01

Johannesburg police have launched a manhunt for three suspects after thousands of rands in jewellery were stolen from a Browns outlet in the Mall of the South near Alberton.


Unions in the coal sector are demanding a pay hike of 8%.
AMCU strikes at Delmas coal mine, NUM set to sign wage deal

Monday 12 October 2015 18:00

Around 200 AMCU members have downed tools demanding higher wages at Delmas Coal, a small operation east of Johannesburg, a union official said on Monday.


Sebolai's judgment prompts outpouring of emotions

Monday 12 October 2015 12:16

The mother of the late Dolly Tshabalala, Elizabeth Marawa could not contain her emotions as judgment in the Donald Sebolai case is being read out at the Johannesburg High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.


Kya Sands residents protest over service delivery

Monday 12 October 2015 11:45

Hundreds of people living in the Kya Sands informal settlement in Randburg, Johannesburg are expected to hand over a memorandum of demands to Gauteng Housing MEC on Monday.


Heavy police presence in Daveyton

Monday 12 October 2015 09:05

As learners return to school on Monday in Etwatwa and Daveyton, in the east of Johannesburg, there is a heavy police presence in the area.


Krejcir sentencing to resume

Monday 12 October 2015 06:53

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his five co-accused who were convicted of attempted murder, kidnapping and dealing in drugs are expected to be sentenced in the High Court in Johannesburg on Monday.


ANC reaffirms commitment to original cause

Monday 12 October 2015 05:31

The ANC emerged from its 4th NGC reportedly re-energised; and with a bold commitment to securing a decisive victory for the party in the 2016 Local Government Elections.


SA's gold mines faces biggest civil claims

Sunday 11 October 2015 22:45

South Africa's gold mining industry is set for a major shake down, as one of the biggest civil claims is scheduled to begin at the South Gauteng High Court on Monday.


Empower yourselves, don't rely on government: Sisulu

Sunday 11 October 2015 22:31

South Africans need to rely less on the government and learn to empower themselves, the ANC said on Sunday.


Anti-crime operation nets 199 suspects in Joburg

Sunday 11 October 2015 21:49

Almost 200 people have been arrested around central Johannesburg for crimes including murder, hijacking, armed robbery, illegal gambling, domestic violence, theft and drunken driving.


EcoMobility enters 2nd week on Monday

Sunday 11 October 2015 21:37

Four thousand Gauteng cyclists took to the streets of Johannesburg on Sunday morning for the 5th Freedom ride in honour of Nelson Mandela.


City Power says Samwu strike will not disrupt electricity supply

Sunday 11 October 2015 21:24

City Power has assured its customers that the expected strike by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) will not disrupt electricity supply.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,