Soweto


Man dies after alleged mob justice attack

2017-03-05 14:42

Medical personnel have confirmed a man died on his way to hospital after he was allegedly assaulted and set alight by members of the Soul City community in Kagiso, Soweto.

Soweto drama group aims to tour National Arts Festival

2017-02-09 08:01

Tshabalira Lebakeng has gone from being homeless to starting a theatre group now made up of 15 youths, and he hopes to take their debut play to the National Arts Festival.

Soweto restaurant manager killed during attempted robbery

2017-01-30 10:20

The manager of the Sakhumzi restaurant in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, has been shot dead during an attempted robbery.

It's raining within the ANC - analyst

2017-01-08 09:34

Analysts have said the weather predicted for Orlando Stadium during the ANC's 105th birthday celebrations is symbolic of the crisis facing the party.

Six arrested for hijacking, kidnap and raping a teen

2017-01-07 09:28

Six men have been arrested for hijacking and kidnapping two men and a teenage girl and subsequently gang raping the teenager, Johannesburg metro police say.

'Patience is a virtue,' Mantashe tells Soweto residents who have waited 22 years for houses

2017-01-06 14:44

ANC general secretary Gwede Mantashe has told residents of Tshepisong informal settlement in Soweto, who have been asking for houses for years, that "patience is a virtue".

Cops arrest nanny for kidnapping of 14-month-old toddler

2016-10-28 14:33

The nanny of a 14-month-old toddler who was kidnapped during a house robbery in Soweto earlier this week is suspected of being involved in the crime, police have revealed.

Losing Soweto derby not an option - Ertugral

2016-10-27 19:17

Orlando Pirates' Turkish coach Muhsin Ertugral says the Soweto derby is the perfect example why football is called "the beautiful game".

'I feel empty and torn inside' - mom of kidnapped toddler

2016-10-27 10:41

A Johannesburg mother says she has been left feeling torn apart since her toddler was abducted during a house robbery.

Next-level crime fighting in Diepsloot

2016-10-21 11:10

Diepsloot police are making use of an innovative home alarm system and a mobile app to help them respond to crime faster.

 

WATCH: Miss SA finalists spread the love at animal shelter

2017-02-14 09:19

Miss South Africa finalists spent the eve of Valentine's Day at the Soweto Animal Rescue and Advisory Centre to give love and much-needed affection to the animals there.

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WATCH: JHB mob overturns car, beats man accused of ATM fraud

Angry shoppers assaulted a man who allegedly tried to steal someone's card at an ATM in the Protea Gardens Mall, Soweto, last month. When he rushed back to his car and got back in, people flipped it, smashed the windshield, and dragged him out of it.

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Township schools must become institutions of excellence - Makhura

2017-01-11 16:24

The level of progress in education and excellence in public schools should be measured by looking at township schools, Gauteng Premier David Makhura has said.

Rain dampens ANC's mobilisation for 105th birthday bash

2017-01-07 15:04

Rain across Gauteng has dampened many of the activities the ANC had planned ahead of its 105th birthday celebrations.

Now is the time to celebrate - Mantashe

2017-01-06 15:26

ANC bigwigs have descended on Soweto’s famous Vilakazi Street as part of celebrations to mark the party's 105th birthday.

BREAKING: 'Jub Jub' and his accomplice granted parole

2017-01-05 10:51

Hip hop singer Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and his accomplice Themba Tshabalala have been granted parole, the correctional services department has confirmed.

Kidnapped toddler found unharmed

2016-10-28 14:14

A toddler who was abducted during a house robbery in Soweto has been found unharmed.

Soweto derby sums up South Africa's soul

2016-10-27 12:25

The sprawling township of Soweto is famous as the crucible of the often violent struggle against apartheid - and also home to a fierce footballing rivalry.

Bystander shot as cops chase suspected robbers

2016-10-26 09:01

A bystander has been shot in the leg as police pursued three alleged house robbers in Soweto.

Soweto man’s house sold behind his back for R100

2016-10-20 09:24

Solomon Nhlapo, 65, is squatting in the Soweto house where his mother lived since 1965 after Nedbank bought it at a sheriff's auction for R100, despite the fact that it was paid up.

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