SABC News - Johannesburg


National blackout claims unfounded: Eskom

Monday 30 March 2015 12:30

Eskom has stressed that reports that it is preparing for a national blackout are unfounded.


Teen pregnancy worries COPE

Monday 30 March 2015 12:20

Congress of the People (COPE) says if the Department of Education plans to suspend pregnant learners from school, then the boys who get them pregnant must also be suspended


Lions coach challenges team to create champion mentality

Monday 30 March 2015 10:48

Highveld Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana has challenged his players to use their Sunfoil Series triumph to create a mentality which will keep the trophies coming in for season to come.


Liesl Laurie honoured to be Miss SA

Monday 30 March 2015 09:00

Newly crowned Miss South Africa 2015 Liesl Laurie says she is honoured to receive this prestigious title.


Numsa points finger at Tsotsi for Eskom mess

Monday 30 March 2015 08:01

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) general secretary Irvin Jim says all the ‘bad decisions’ that have been made at Eskom, were made under the leadership of Chairperson Zola Tsotsi.


DA seeks answers on state of Eskom

Monday 30 March 2015 06:07

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must provide the country and Parliament with a comprehensive report on the state of Eskom, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Sunday.


Defiant Vavi awaits fate

Monday 30 March 2015 05:55

A defiant Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he won't attend Monday's Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting and has refused to resign from the labour federation.


Second policeman dies after N3 shootout

Sunday 29 March 2015 20:02

A second policeman has died in hospital, following a shooting on the N3 South just before the Modderfontein off-ramp in Edenvale on the East Rand, Johannesburg.


Malema to relinquish power after second term

Sunday 29 March 2015 19:48

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says he'll relinquish power after finishing his second term in office.


Cosatu facing financial crisis: Vavi

Sunday 29 March 2015 14:26

The country's biggest trade union federation, Cosatu, is facing financial problems, its secretary general said on Sunday.


Vavi 'won't attend special CEC'

Sunday 29 March 2015 14:05

Beleaguered Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi will not attend the federation's upcoming special executive committee meeting.


I won't run away: Vavi

Sunday 29 March 2015 13:05

A defiant Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is not resigning from the trade union federation.


Tony Kgoroge elected as CCIFSA president

Sunday 29 March 2015 12:21

The CCIFSA has elected renowned actor and arts activist, Tony Kgoroge, as its chairperson.


NUM to rebuild its structures in platinum sector

Sunday 29 March 2015 10:40

NUM has resolved to rebuild its structures in the platinum sector.


March marks International endometriosis month

Sunday 29 March 2015 10:16

Millen Magese says most women in the world are scared to come out and be stigmatised when they are diagnosed with Endometriosis disease.


Vavi sets tongues wagging over important announcement

Sunday 29 March 2015 06:58

Embattled Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has tongues wagging about his future - after he wrote on social media that he will be making an important announcement.


Nelson Makamo portrays African pride in his new work

Saturday 28 March 2015 12:01

Limpopo born artist Nelson Makamo is currently showcasing his latest body of art work tilted “New Work” at the Circa Gallery in Rosebank, north of Johannesburg.


Suspended Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona has served the company for less than six months.  
Eskom CEO's suspension challenge struck from roll

Friday 27 March 2015 20:18

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's challenge to his suspension was struck from the roll at the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday.


The Proteas return

Friday 27 March 2015 06:50

The national cricket team, the Proteas arrived at the OR Tambo International Airport on Friday morning.


Judgment Day for Tibbetts murder accused

Friday 27 March 2015 05:45

Judgement is expected on Friday in Luke Tibbetts murder trial in the high court sitting in Palm Ridge in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg.


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