SABC News - Sandton


File Image: Airport ‘follow-home’ robberies have been committed in and around the Johannesburg area.
Six nabbed in OR Tambo ‘airport following’ robberies

Saturday 14 October 2017 10:26

Police have arrested six suspects on Friday evening in what has been dubbed the "airport-following" robberies committed in and around the Johannesburg area.


Women councillors face more threats compared to men: Salga

Thursday 12 October 2017 16:30

A study into violence and intimidation against councillors and municipal managers has found that female councillors receive more threats.


SA goalkeeper on shortlist for Fifa Puskas award

Thursday 12 October 2017 06:05

Baroka FC goalkeeper, Oscarine Masuluke, has made the shortlist for the coveted Fifa Puskas award to be announced in London later this month.


AfriForum unhappy at turn of events in Grace Mugabe case

Saturday 7 October 2017 07:33

AfriForum lawyer, Willie Spies has labelled as 'a political game' the Zimbabwean High Commission's decision to withdraw in the matter to review the diplomatic immunity granted to Grace Mugabe.


One Uber vehicle and two other taxis were torched last week in the upmarket Sandton district and on Wednesday three Taxify vehicles were set alight in the Pretoria suburb of Sunnyside
Three more cars torched in taxi war

Thursday 14 September 2017 16:18

A violent feud between South African meter taxi drivers and ride-hailing services Uber and Taxify escalated with another three vehicles torched using petrol bombs, police said on Thursday.


Maswanganyi intervenes in Uber-Meter taxi war

Monday 11 September 2017 18:59

Police have been deployed to the Sandton area, North of Johannesburg, following violent clashes between Uber and metered taxi operators.


Current economic growth unsustainable: Gigaba

Monday 11 September 2017 17:35

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has warned that the rebounding economic growth that occurred in the second quarter is not sufficient to be sustained.


The Transport Department has appealed to all taxi drivers in Gauteng to halt the violence against Uber taxi drivers or risk losing their permits and operating licenses
Police deployed in Sandton to ensure safety after torching of Ubers

Friday 8 September 2017 09:15

Public Order Police have been deployed to the Sandton CBD to ensure public safety following the torching of two Uber taxis as well as a metered taxi vehicle in the area last night.


Police on high alert after two Uber cars set alight

Friday 8 September 2017 05:43

Police are on high alert at the Gautrain station in Sandton, in the north of Johannesburg, where two Uber vehicles and a metered tax were set alight on Thursday night.


Uber taxis set alight in Sandton

Thursday 7 September 2017 21:13

Chaos has broken out in Sandton where two Uber vehicles and a maxi-taxi taxi have been set alight near the Gautrain station.


Happy Jele is expected to appear in Johannesburg Magistrate's Court soon.
Happy Jele freed

Monday 4 September 2017 14:43

Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele has been freed pending his court appearance on reckless driving and exceeding the speed limit.  


Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe was granted dimplomatic immunity after assaulting a young woman
Mugabe: why diplomatic immunity isn’t always an ‘out of jail' ticket

Tuesday 22 August 2017 09:18

Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, is accused of assaulting a young woman while on a visit to South Africa.


Mabasa says that women must use the opportunities in various sectors
Clay artist encourages women to use their hands

Monday 21 August 2017 17:24

The world renowned wood and clay artist, Noria Mabasa, has encouraged women to use their hands to make a living.


IFP slams Grace Mugabe immunity deal

Monday 21 August 2017 05:59

The IFP says it wants International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane to be summoned to Parliament to explain the reasons for granting Zimbabwe's First Lady diplomatic immunity.


Awards honours women in science

Friday 18 August 2017 12:25

The male dominated field of science has been thrust in the spotlight with the Women in Science Awards (WISA), held in Sandton on Thursday.


SA borders on 'red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe fleeing

Friday 18 August 2017 05:48

South African police have put a "red alert" on the country's borders to prevent any attempted flight by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assault.


New Development Bank president on their plans going forward

Thursday 17 August 2017 19:00

President of the New Development Bank, K.V. Kamath says the BRICS nations funded bank symbolises “the south being able to stand on its own feet.”


Grace Mugabe alledgedly assaulted model Gabriella Engels in Sandton.
Possible attempted murder charge for Grace Mugabe

Wednesday 16 August 2017 15:35

A criminal law attorney says Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe could be charged with attempted murder.


No warrant of arrest issued against Grace Mugabe

Wednesday 16 August 2017 12:15

Police say no warrant of arrest has been issued against Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe.


DA calls for inquiry into Grace Mugabe

Wednesday 16 August 2017 09:25

The DA wants an inquiry to be held into how Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe was able to leave the country while she has been identified as a suspect in a criminal case.


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