Taverns a temptation for pupils

2017-09-17 05:57

Pupils bunking classes to hang around shebeens and taverns is a common problem for township schools, says the department of basic education.

Chicco cooks up a storm

2017-08-16 14:14

Music producer Chicco Twala swaps the studio for the kitchen at his restaurant

Fans killed in stampede at Carling derby day

2017-07-30 05:54

Two fans have died and 15 others were injured, some critically, during a stampede outside FNB Stadium in Soweto yesterday evening, where Kaizer Chiefs played Orlando Pirates in the Carling Black Label Cup.

Violent protest breaks out in Diepsloot

2017-07-10 08:31

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has urged motorists to avoid using the R511 in Diepsloot amid a violent protest.

'The hostel boys stink'

2017-07-02 06:00

Township boys, up in arms about new recruits to their Soweto soccer youth club, reignite old hatreds and provoke a walkout, writes Mosa Damane.

What was June 16 for?

2017-06-18 05:53

The core symbolism of Soweto and its association with the radical fringe of the liberation movement has been swept under the carpet, writes Julian Kunnie.

'Karabo was passionate about women's rights' - family pays tribute to slain Mokoena

The funeral service of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend, has been held at the Diepkloof hall in Soweto. She was then buried at Westpark Cemetery. Watch.

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'Men, this must come to an end' - Bathabile Dlamini at Karabo Mokoena's funeral

2017-05-19 11:06

ANC Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini says the death of Karabo Mokoena must be seen as a lesson, and that the killing of women must come to an end.

Actor, DJ shot dead in Johannesburg

2017-05-15 07:31

A former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ has been shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto, the radio station and police have confirmed.

Jonevret unhappy with Pirates display

2017-04-27 10:29

Orlando Pirates head coach Kjell Jonevret was left unimpressed by his side's display during their 1-1 draw with Baroka.


13 pupils injured after alleged drunk driver crashes taxi

2017-08-28 11:13

A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto.

Vadi lifts suspension on Soweto taxi routes

2017-08-14 11:42

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has lifted the suspension of the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association’s operating rights in Soweto.

WATCH: This Soweto jungle gym doubles as a free community library

More than 2.3 million South Africans are unable to read, but this innovative art project hopes to change that statistic.

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Action against poverty

2017-07-09 06:02

‘As long as a neighbour needs a helping hand, every day should be a Mandela Day’.

Soweto's urban entrepreneurs take on the world

2017-06-25 13:16

Dozens of township entrepreneurs' creations have sold worldwide with help from Soweto's Box Shop, a not for profit organisation.

Diepkloof service delivery protest further flags housing backlog in SA

Early on Wednesday morning, residents of Diepkloof in Soweto barricaded roads during a service delivery protest. The community are calling for more housing. Watch.

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Naledi, Soweto: Where 'someone's crying sounds like laughter'

2017-05-22 07:44

For the women who spend their days and nights in Naledi, the news of the recent deaths of four women has only intensified their fear.

Four arrested for murder of Mandla Hlatshwayo

2017-05-16 07:58

Police have arrested four people for the murder of former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto on Sunday night.

Chiefs still believe in title fight

2017-05-06 17:21

Kaizer Chiefs forward Edmore Chirambadare believes his side are still in contention for the Premiership title.

Chiefs battle to win over Chippa

2017-04-15 20:21

Kaizer Chiefs battled to a 1-0 win over Chippa United in a PSL clash at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.

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