SABC News - Sandton


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.


Grace Mugabe is back in Zimbabwe: Reports

Tuesday 15 August 2017 21:32

Police say they'll continue to investigate the assault case against Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, though she has not handed herself over as expected and her whereabouts are unclear.


Grace Mugabe allegedly assualted a woman at a Johannesburg hotel, whilst Zanu PF says Mrs Mugabe is the one that was attacked.
Police deny Grace Mugabe handed herself over

Tuesday 15 August 2017 15:10

There's confusion over whether Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police in connection with an alleged assault in a Sandton hotel room.


Grace Mugabe has been accused of violently assaulting a woman.
Grace Mugabe hands herself over to police

Tuesday 15 August 2017 12:49

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to the police for allegedly assaulting a young women.


The first lady was in South Africa apparently to seek medical attention.  
Safety MEC orders probe into alleged Grace Mugabe assault incident

Tuesday 15 August 2017 09:20

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has condemned the conduct of Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe, who allegedly assaulted a young woman in Sandton, Johannesburg. 


Vuyo Mokoena Foundation seeks to empower youth

Friday 4 August 2017 11:32

Renowned Gospel musician, the late, Vuyo Mokoena had a passion not only for his craft which was music, but a passion to nurture young talent.


James Aguma's disciplinary hearing was due to continue in Sandton on Wednesday.
SABC’s James Aguma quits

Wednesday 19 July 2017 11:34

Suspended Acting CEO of the SABC, James Aguma, has resigned. He was facing a number of charges including breach of employment contract and dishonesty.


Former SABC Acting Group CEO James Aguma was suspended in May.
Aguma's lawyer questions legality of hearing

Wednesday 19 July 2017 05:45

The disciplinary hearing of suspended CEO of the SABC James Aguma will continue on Wednesday after his lawyer failed to have it stopped.


Lynne Brown was speaking at the POWER-GEN and DistribuTECH Africa currently underway in Johannesburg.
Eskom's intergrity eroded by allegations of corruption: Brown

Tuesday 18 July 2017 18:37

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has conceded that the series of serious allegations of corruption against Eskom have eroded its integrity.


Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has argued that the ANC has a major challenge to earn the respect of citizens or risk losing political power.
"Leaders have failed to uphold highest levels of ethical leadership"

Tuesday 18 July 2017 18:08

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says current leaders have failed to uphold highest levels of ethical leadership, and has called on President Jacob Zuma to step aside.


The meter taxi drivers prevented the Uber drivers from operating their business around the Gautrain station in Sandton.
Police on high alert amid metered taxi, uber standoff

Tuesday 18 July 2017 10:32

A large police contingent has been deployed to the Gautrain station in Sandton on Tuesday, following protest by metered taxi drivers.


Police are monitoring the situation in Sandton, Johannesburg after clashes between Uber and metered taxi drivers.
Uber and metered taxi drivers clash in Sandton

Monday 17 July 2017 10:47

Police have been deployed around the Gautrain station in Sandton following incidents of harassment.


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