Soweto emerging for generation of SA wine drinkers

2015-09-24 10:07

The Soweto Wine Festival is in its 11th year, with about 950 wines on offer, with about 7 000 people attending the three-day event, according to its co-owner.

Gauteng cop killings: 36 arrested this year

2015-09-10 10:10

Following the murders of two policemen in Dobsonville, Gauteng's community safety MEC says 36 people have been arrested so far this year for police killings in the province.

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse off the hook on assault, kidnapping case

2015-08-28 12:07

Legendary jazz musician Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse has walked out of the Lenasia Magistrate's Court a free man after the assault and kidnapping case against him was struck off the roll.

Dilapidated Soweto school gets a helping hand

2015-08-18 11:42

An interior design company has offered to help spruce up Megatong Primary School in Soweto, which over the years has become dilapidated because of a lack of funding.

'Historic' Soweto home for sale for R3m

2015-07-30 20:07

The home of the well known Soweto resident late Dr Johnny Mosendane has been placed on the residential property market for the first time.

WATCH: Dilapidated Soweto primary school falling apart

Megatong Primary School in Soweto, which has 130 pupils from Grade 1 to 7, is falling apart . The classroom windows are broken, light fixtures hang from the ceilings along with gaping holes above the pupils.

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Two Soweto taxi drivers shot dead

2015-07-10 13:23

Two taxi drivers have been shot dead in Soweto, Gauteng police have said.

'Pangas used for circumcisions at illegal initiation school'

2015-07-08 10:34

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Obed Bapela has promised that government will work on laws to clamp down on illegal initiation schools after 22 young men were rescued from a site in Soweto.

Murder victim’s sister breaks down upon seeing accused

2015-07-07 13:26

The sister of a Soweto woman gunned down in front of her children has broken down in tears after one of the accused walked into the Protea Magistrate's Court.

He's always on the go - Soweto resident on ward councillor

2015-06-30 13:53

The life of a Soweto ward councillor isn't an easy one, as News24 has discovered.


Slain Soweto cops were heroes, Phiyega tells families

2015-09-11 07:39

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has tried to bring comfort to the families of two cops who were slain in Dobsonville, Soweto.

Cop fighting for his life after Dobsonville shooting

2015-09-09 14:43

A police officer has died and another is critically injured after they were attacked in Dobsonville, Soweto, Gauteng's community safety MEC has confirmed.

Makola helps Pirates sink Chippa

2015-08-19 12:39

A brilliant Mpho Makola brace helped Orlando Pirates move to the top of the Absa Premiership table with a drubbing of Chippa United.

Protesters stone firefighter, torch fire engine

2015-08-06 06:17

A firefighter has sustained injuries after being stoned and a fire engine has been set alight by protesters in Soweto, an official says.

A tale of two schools in Soweto

2015-07-21 08:57

Parents are fighting to save a dilapidated school in Soweto, where toilets are broken and there are gaping holes in the walls - but not far away is a paperless school, launched earlier this year as part of a "smart school" initiative.

Man killed, 14 injured in Diepkloof accident

2015-07-17 14:35

A man has died and 14 people were injured when a minibus and car were involved in a side-impact crash on Marthinus Smuts Drive in Diepkloof, Soweto.

Staff who swapped dead babies to face disciplinary hearing

2015-07-10 12:17

Staff at a Soweto hospital will face disciplinary action after a family was given the wrong dead baby, the Gauteng Health Department says.

South Africans urged to save amid Greece crisis

2015-07-07 21:15

Savings are a powerful weapon against uncontrolled debt levels such as those which played a part in Greece's disastrous situation, say SA experts.

Govt is allowing us to live like pigs - Kliptown residents

2015-07-01 07:30

Residents of Kliptown, Soweto, say the government is allowing them to "live like pigs" by not addressing to the squalid conditions they are living in.

Power cuts behind Soweto violence

2015-06-08 11:08

Power cuts caused by illegal collections led to violence and looting of shops in Dube, Soweto, Eskom says.

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