SABC News - Johannesburg


Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Hellen Zille says the party will continue to defend the advert.
Victory for freedom of expression: DA

Thursday 17 April 2014 06:05

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC), the DA said on Wednesday.


Wits discontinues undergraduate LLB degree

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:45

Wits has approved the plan of the School of Law to discontinue the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and to introduce the LLB postgraduate programme


There is a need for transformation in the sport industry

Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:15

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, says there’s a need for transformation in the sport industry.


SABC mantains stance on DA advert ban

Wednesday 16 April 2014 05:39

The SABC maintains it acted responsibly by taking a Democratic Alliance (DA) election campaign advertisement off the air.


Premier Nomvula Monkonyane says the programme will be rolled out to other Gauteng townships in due course.
Enterprise incubation aims to end youth unemployment

Tuesday 15 April 2014 20:38

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Monkonyane has launched a R19 million enterprise incubation hub in Mohlakeng Township in Randfontein, west of Johannesburg.


Greenpeace challenges political parties over energy ideas

Tuesday 15 April 2014 19:41

Greenpeace Africa is calling on political parties to engage the electorate on their plans for energy in the country.


Wandering toddler’s mom out on bail

Tuesday 15 April 2014 19:30

A 19-year-old woman, whose toddler was found wandering on the N1 freeway near the Grasmere off-ramp two weeks ago, has been granted R5000 bail in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.


Bidvest Wits' Sthembiso Ncgobo was named as player of the quarter.
Barker, Ncgobo scoop PSL Q3 awards

Tuesday 15 April 2014 18:56

Mpumalanga Black Aces' exciting football including recent wins over Soweto giants, Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs, have earned Clive Barker the ABSA Premiership's coach of Q3 on Tuesday.


ANC stalwart and former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils during the launch of Sidikiwe Vukani! Vote Campaign at Witwatersrand University.
Kasrils is misleading voters: ANCYL

Tuesday 15 April 2014 18:10

Former Intelligence minister and ANC stalwart, Ronnie Kasrils, is misleading voters by calling on them to spoil their votes, says ANCYL.


Greenpeace unveiled their ‘Energy Manifesto at a press briefing in Johannesburg.
Greenpeace wants SA election to focus on renewal energy

Tuesday 15 April 2014 17:01

Greenpeace Africa says it wants to see 50% of South Africa's power grid renewable. The NGO unveiled its 'Energy Manifesto'  in Richmond, Johannesburg, on Tuesday.


Michael O' Brien- Onyeka says seas are being forced to absorb emissions of greenhouse gases and CO2.
Oceans to run out of fish in the next two decades: Greenpeace

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:48

Greenpeace Africa Executive Director, Michael O'Brien-Onyeka says in about two decades the ocean will only have algae and jelly fish because of overheating.


'Spoiling vote is a way of exercising democratic right'

Tuesday 15 April 2014 13:23

Former deputy health minister, Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, says spoiling your vote is a valid way of exercising your democratic right.


Krejcir denied bail again

Tuesday 15 April 2014 12:10

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says, Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir was denied bail in the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.


 Simon Magakwe aims to give Americans and Jamaicans a tough time at the 2016 Olympics.
SA doors open for 100 metre record holder Magakwe

Monday 14 April 2014 20:21

Doors have opened for South Africa's sprint sensation and new 100 meters record holder, Simon Magakwe.


 Kaizer Chiefs will play against Bidvest Wits in the semi-final of the Nedbank Cup.
Chiefs has possibility of chasing the league and Nedbank Cup

Monday 14 April 2014 16:00

Kaizer Chiefs have a possibility of chasing two cups as they prepare to take on Bidvest Wits in the semi-final of the Nedbank Cup and are on the right path to winning the league.


Liquefied gas seen as a solution to power shortagesn

Monday 14 April 2014 12:30

Minister of Energy Dikobe Ben Martins says energy security remains the biggest issue within the energy sector is South Africa.


Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge have reportedly asked South Africans to take a stand against fraud and corruption by spoiling their votes.
Kasrils to launch ‘No Vote’ campaign

Sunday 13 April 2014 14:30

Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge have reportedly asked South Africans to take a stand against fraud and corruption by spoiling their votes.


The survey showed that SA parents are doing a sterling job of teaching their children household, road and general safety.
Children want adults to take fewer risks: survey

Sunday 13 April 2014 13:45

96% of South African children wish their parents took fewer risks on the road, a survey by an insurer revealed on Sunday.


Johannesburg Emergency Services says the cause of the fire was not known.
Man dies from smoke inhalation

Sunday 13 April 2014 12:07

A man has died after eight shacks caught fire in the Zamimpilo informal settlement west of Johannesburg.


Last year, the SABC won almost half of the MTN radio Awards.
SABC scoops 27 Awards at the MTN 2014 radio awards

Sunday 13 April 2014 12:02

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has received 27 awards for the production of excellent radio at the 5th annual MTN 2014 Radio awards.


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