SABC News - Johannesburg


Police probe Douglasdale shoot-out

Thursday 31 July 2014 12:15

Two men have been arrested following a shoot-out with police in Douglasdale, north of Johannesburg on Thursday morning.


My music targets women's hearts: Lattimore

Thursday 31 July 2014 10:00

R&B star Kenny Lattimore says the reason why his music remains relevant is simply because he always writes songs with messages that people can relate to or identify with.


Rand weakens on US GDP data

Thursday 31 July 2014 05:04

The rand notched its third straight daily loss against the dollar on Wednesday, hitting 1-1/2 week lows.


Cosas causes havoc in Joburg CBD

Wednesday 30 July 2014 18:15

Learners who trashed the Johannesburg City Centre during a protest on Wednesday have blamed supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters for the scuffle with vendors and shop owners.


Sing like Brenda Fassie

Wednesday 30 July 2014 12:17

A talent search competition has been launched by the Brenda Fassie Legacy Tour and Arts Alive.


 Discovered: A multi-million rand drug lab
Gauteng police bust multi-million rand drug lab

Wednesday 30 July 2014 12:01

Gauteng police have discovered a multi-million-rand drug lab in Walkerville, south of Johannesburg.


 The strike in the platinum belt lasted five-months.
Debate on length of strikes needed: ANC

Wednesday 30 July 2014 06:30

Society needs to debate and find solutions to strikes that last too long, African National Congress Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday.


Porsche driver involved in road rage due in court

Wednesday 30 July 2014 05:50

A man arrested in connection with an alleged road rage attack in Fourways, Johannesburg, is expected to appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.


Proteas and Sevens Rugby teams arrive back from Glasgow

Tuesday 29 July 2014 19:59

The triumphant South African Cricket and Sevens Rugby teams arrived back to Johannesburg Tuesday afternoon.


Mashaba appointment a new era: Safa

Saturday 26 July 2014 19:50

Safa has described its appointment of Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba as the first step in rebuilding the national team.


Bafana appointment humbles Mashaba

Saturday 26 July 2014 16:20

Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana head coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba, says he is happy that the Safa has confidence in him.


Taegrin Morris was killed in a hijacking incident last weekend.
Taegrin Morris laid to rest

Saturday 26 July 2014 12:59

Four-year-old Taegrin Morris from Reiger Park has been laid to rest at the Boksburg cemetery on Gauteng's East Rand.


Taegrin Morris died in botched hijacking incident on Saturday last week.
Taegrin Morris’s funeral underway

Saturday 26 July 2014 09:33

The body of four-year-old Taegrin Morris has been displayed publicly for viewing at the Reiger Park Stadium in Boksburg on the East Rand.


SARS says the drugs were concealed in hair-piece packages from Nigeria.
Over 19 million worth of drugs seized at OR Tambo

Friday 25 July 2014 20:01

Drugs with an estimated street value of R19.5 million were seized at O R Tambo international airport in Johannesburg on Friday, the SA Revenue Service said.


In hot water: Telkom CEO, Sipho Maseko
Telkom CEO in fraud case probe

Friday 25 July 2014 14:09

Johannesburg Metro Police have confirmed an investigation into Telkom Chief Executive Officer, Sipho Maseko, for an alleged car licence fraud case.


Organisers of the demonstration say they will attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill to raise funds for charity.
World record attempt to spend 27 hours on a treadmill

Friday 25 July 2014 14:04

A demonstration of a potential world record attempt is underway at the Country Club in Johannesburg.


At least 100 residents protested about electricity problems on Friday.
Man arrested in Thembelihle protest

Friday 25 July 2014 13:34

A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly burning electricity boxes and for public violence in Thembelihle, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.


Security tight around Gauteng Legislature

Friday 25 July 2014 11:15

Security in and around the Gauteng Legislature in Johannesburg is extremely tight ahead of Gauteng Premier David Makhura's maiden Budget Vote speech on Friday morning.


Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko.
JMPD probes Telkom CEO

Friday 25 July 2014 10:45

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko is under investigation after being implicated in an alleged car licence cloning case, the City of Johannesburg said on Friday.


Taegrin Morris died after he was dragged alongisde his mother's car in a hijacking attempt last weekend.
Taegrin Morris remembered in Reiger Park

Friday 25 July 2014 05:40

Hundreds of people attended the memorial service of four-year-old Taegrin Morris in Boksburg on the East Rand.


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