SABC News - Johannesburg


Telkom announced that it planned to cut 4 400 jobs through early retirement packages.
Telkom job cuts cost R1.1 billion

Monday 3 August 2015 11:36

Local telecoms company Telkom has paid R1.1 billion in voluntary early retirement and severance packages, according to the company’s quarterly report.


Johan Burger says it is a challenge to head a police organisation without rellevent qualifications
Integrity, experience seen as key to head SAPS

Monday 3 August 2015 10:46

Senior researcher at the Institute for Security of Studies, Johan Burger, says a relevant person should be appointed to head a position such as that of National Commissioner of Police.


Thuli Madonsela found 17 months ago that president had benefited unduly from the upgrades .
Madonsela to clarify Nkandla report

Monday 3 August 2015 08:45

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is to address the media on Monday to clarify what she calls distortions of her Nkandla report.


Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the AG to probe alleged financial mismanagement.
Transport Minister asks AG to probe Prasa

Monday 3 August 2015 06:49

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the Auditor General (AG) to probe alleged financial mismanagement at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).


‘Spider Man’ sentenced to eight life terms

Sunday 2 August 2015 17:31

A criminal dubbed 'Spider Man' has been sentenced to eight life terms by the High Court in Johannesburg for crimes he committed over four years.


Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will today have her say following ANC's attacks on Nkandla.
Madonsela to brief media on Nkandla

Sunday 2 August 2015 12:59

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will today have her say following the ANC's attacks of her report into the R246 million spent on security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma home.


A gang of eight alleged armed robbers, two of them former police officers,will appear Court.
Robbers to appear in court for R500 000 heists

Sunday 2 August 2015 07:11

The robbers, who impersonated police officers, were found with an undisclosed amount of cash and drugs in their possession when they were apprehended.


Chris Ngcobo resigned after he was placed on special leave in October 2013.
Ngcobo investigation continues

Sunday 2 August 2015 06:46

Police spokesperson, Vish Naidoo says they will continue to probe a criminal offence against former Acting Head of Crime Intelligence, Chris Ngcobo, despite his sudden resignation.


Pirates stun Chiefs in the Black Label Cup

Saturday 1 August 2015 18:30

Orlando Pirates have once again emerged victorious in the Carling Black Label Cup after defeating Kaizer Chiefs 4-3 in penalties.


The SA Book Fair is placing a larger focus on children this year.
SA Book Fair underway in Newtown

Saturday 1 August 2015 11:19

The South African Book Fair is currently underway in Newtown, Johannesburg, for the first time ever.


Employers in the Gold sector say this is the best offer they could give to their workers.
Gold mine sector puts final offer forward

Friday 31 July 2015 18:15

Employers in the gold sector have put a new and final offer on the table.


SA recently had a shortage of TB medicines.
Health dept allays fears of medicine shortages in SA

Friday 31 July 2015 15:57

The health department has assured South Africans that it has sufficient amounts of medicines.


MTN announced this week that it will not be renewing its sponsorship to team Qhubeka when it expires this year.
Team Qhubeka in talk with potential sponsors

Friday 31 July 2015 15:42

MTN Qhubeka will continue to build on the success of the team at the Tour de France, where it finished fifth overall in the team competition.


ER24 say the man was declared dead at the scene.
Man killed in Joburg building collapse

Friday 31 July 2015 14:29

One man was killed and another sustained moderate injuries when part of a building collapsed in Ophirton in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Friday.


Two police officers were shot and wounded in Jeppestown.
Another police officer dies

Friday 31 July 2015 12:49

One of two Johannesburg police officers who were shot and wounded on Friday morning has died in hospital, Gauteng police said.


 Telkom plans to outsource another 3 400 jobs as part of an ‘enterprise development’ programme.
Over 2 000 employees to leave Telkom

Friday 31 July 2015 12:15

Close to 2 400 Telkom employees have accepted voluntary severance packages with most of these workers set to face their last day at the company on Friday.


Lucky Montana has laid fraud and criminal charges at the Hillbrow police station against the directors of SA Fence and Gate and the Prasa board.
I took steps to address tender fraud: Montana

Friday 31 July 2015 09:55

Fired Group CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) Lucky Montana says he had taken a number of steps to address fraud relating to a contract while he was at the helm.


Books replaced by TV, internet

Friday 31 July 2015 09:43

Businessman and author, Letepe Maisela, says reading has become less fashionable.


Gauteng to reintroduce specialised police units

Thursday 30 July 2015 20:21

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane says the re-introduction of Specialised Police units will help in fighting violent crimes in the province.


Itumeleng Khune's contract with the Soweto giants expired at the end of June.
Khune reaches agreement with Chiefs

Thursday 30 July 2015 16:31

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed out-of-contract goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, will be re-joining the Naturena-based outfit.


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