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The auction, which lasted only around one minute and 50 seconds, fetched the highest price for a single lot in South African history.
Porsche SA buys Kyalami for R205m

Thursday 24 July 2014 16:54

The liquidated Kyalami race circuit was bought by Porsche South Africa at an auction for R205 million in Johannesburg on Thursday.


Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.


Kyalami's race track to go under the hammer

Thursday 24 July 2014 07:53

The liquidated Kyalami race circuit, which has hosted racing greats including Ayrton Senna, will be auctioned in Hyde Park, Johannesburg, on Thursday.


Numsa members expected to table their demands before Seifsa

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:49

Thousands of Numsa members are expected to march to the Steel and Engineering Federation of Southern Africa head offices in Johannesburg.


Taegrin Morris memorial service to be held on Thursday evening

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:43

A memorial service for four-year-old Taegrin Morris, who died after being dragged alongside his mother's hijacked car in Reiger Park, east of Johannesburg, at the weekend, will be held on Thursday.


Kaizer Chiefs coach, Stuart Baxter, has reportedly been offered a five-deal by SAFA, while he still contracted to his current club.
Baxter mulls SAFA offer

Wednesday 23 July 2014 15:01

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter will remain with the Soweto giants for now, but there's apparently a big offer placed in front of him from the South African Football Association (SAFA).


The two officers, aged 38 and 40, were shot in the upper body and the hand respectively.
Two cops shot on the East Rand

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:49

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park.


Kirk Whalum, Stoddart set to blow away SA fans

Wednesday 23 July 2014 10:30

Grammy Award winner Kirk Whalum returns to South Africa with fellow artist John Stoddart.


Police fire stun grenades at EFF supporters

Tuesday 22 July 2014 18:15

Violence erupted as police fired a stun grenade at a group of EFF supporters who gathered outside the Gauteng Legislature.


EFF members try to storm Gauteng Legislature

Tuesday 22 July 2014 14:35

Heavily armed police officials have formed a human barrier at the entrance to the Gauteng Legislature to prevent EFF members from storming the building on Tuesday.


State calls new witness in Krejcir trial

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:15

A new State witness is expected to be called in the trial of Czech businessman Radovan Krejcir and five others in the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge on the Gauteng East Rand.


Modderfontein city  expected to create jobs for SA and bring modern design to SA's infrastructure.
SA's Modderfontein City set to create jobs, attract investors

Tuesday 22 July 2014 04:33

The 1 600 hectares of bare land in Modderfontein, east of Johannesburg, is set to rise and become one of the world’s most modern cities, Zendai Modderfontein, in the next 15 to 30 years.


DA's Bloom kicked out of hospital

Monday 21 July 2014 12:30

Democratic Alliance (DA) MPL Jack Bloom will approach Gauteng legislature speaker Ntombi Mekgwe over his right to make unannounced hospital visits.


Thabo Mbeki says sport is an important place to kick start Global Watch aimed at fighting racism.
Sport crucial in fighting racism: Mbeki

Monday 21 July 2014 12:01

Former president Thabo Mbeki says sport is an important place to kick start Global Watch, a campaign aimed at fighting racism and discrimination worldwide.


Family struggles to come to term after tragic hijacking

Monday 21 July 2014 08:30

The family of the four-year-old boy who was killed in a hijacking incident in Reiger Park at the weekend have appealed to community members to assist police in their investigation.


City of Joburg defrauded of R200m: Report

Saturday 19 July 2014 12:33

Some of Johannesburg's major shopping malls, hotels, real estate agencies, and car dealers have allegedly been colluding to defraud the city of more than R200 million.


Man dies in Orange Farm shack fire

Saturday 19 July 2014 10:11

A man was killed when a fire swept through his shack in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg


President Jacob Zuma says that best decisions were taken at the BRICS Summit.
BRICS Bank decision done in the interests of the collective: Zuma

Thursday 17 July 2014 19:09

President Jacob Zuma believes that situating the Regional Centre of the New Development Bank in Johannesburg was the best deal for Africa, despite losing the main domicile to China.


 A report indicates that Gauteng government pays consultants without verifying their work.
Gauteng government continues to spend money on consultants: Report

Thursday 17 July 2014 14:28

A newly-released report by the AG shows that the Gauteng government continues to spend billions of rands on consultants and at times without verifying their work before payment is made.


28 injured as Hong Kong–bound jet hits turbulence

Wednesday 16 July 2014 09:19

Twenty-eight people were injured when an SA Airways (SAA) flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong hit turbulence on Wednesday.


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