Maimane: Nkandla funds could have paid for services

2014-04-16 13:44

Security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home were paid for with money meant for housing and basic services in Soweto, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

Hundreds of DA supporters march through Soweto

2014-04-12 14:48

Hundreds of DA supporters have marched through the streets of Soweto.

Zille, Maimane campaign in Soweto

2014-04-10 15:33

DA leader Helen Zille and DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane held a door-to-door election campaign in Jabulani, Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

Soweto man shot after threatening women

2014-04-07 07:49

Police have shot and wounded a man after he threatened to shoot his girlfriend and her mother in Soweto. He tried to force his girlfriend to leave the house with him.

2 open fire on cops during robbery

2014-04-01 11:00

Two men have been arrested after firing on police officers who were investigating a business robbery in Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Woman held for biting man's penis

2014-03-25 07:04

A woman has been arrested in Gauteng after she allegedly bit off a portion of a man’s penis, police have said.

Soweto men arrested for rape

2014-03-21 20:22

Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping and kidnapping a woman in Moletsane, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Jozi hijack-syndicate busted

2014-03-14 11:01

Three men were arrested on Friday for alleged hijacking and possessing stolen property worth about R120 000 in Zola, Soweto, reports Gauteng police. What's more, police believe the men are part of a syndicate.

Protesters blockade roads in Soweto

2014-02-28 08:59

Protesters have blockaded roads in Pimville, Soweto, with concrete dustbins, burning tyres, and stones, Gauteng police said.

Probe launched after bullied girl dies

2014-02-25 09:47

An investigation has been launched into the death of an 8-year-old girl who was allegedly kicked and beaten by three school bullies, the Gauteng education department says.

Traffic disruptions in Soweto

2014-02-22 16:04

Traffic in Soweto will be disrupted because of a motorcade by the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association, Gauteng traffic police say.

Boys, 16, due in court for girls' murders

2014-02-21 07:16

Two teenage boys who were arrested in connection with the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls are expected to appear in court, police say.

Soweto boys held for murder of teens

2014-02-20 13:54

Two teenage boys have been arrested in connection with the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls, police say, adding three black candles and two new razor blades were found on the scene.

Schoolgirls found dead in field

2014-02-19 12:09

Two teenage girls have been found dead in Dobsonville, with razors, candles and their school bags found next to them, Gauteng police say.

Ferrari F60 to rock SA

2014-02-14 11:29

Ferrari's F60 Formula 1 car has arrived at Soccer City near Soweto, prior to a street demo at V-Power Nitro+ fuel event in February.

Bara fails to pay new recruits

2014-02-02 09:32

New recruits at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital have reportedly not been paid for January and can only expect their salaries from the end of February.

Teen steals dad's firearm to rob shop

2014-01-22 13:21

A teenager has been shot and injured by security guards after he allegedly took his father's firearm and tried to rob a shop, Gauteng police say.

7 held in Soweto after police op

2014-01-11 22:09

Seven people have been arrested for various crimes in Diepkloof, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Soweto women held for assault

2014-01-09 14:12

Two women, aged between 21 and 23, have been arrested for allegedly assaulting another woman with a broomstick in Moletsane, Soweto, police say.

Man shot dead while setting off fireworks

2014-01-01 14:21

A man has been shot dead and another injured while setting off fireworks on new year's eve, Gauteng police say.


Protesters block roads in Gauteng

2014-04-15 11:16

Residents of Olievenhoutbosch in Centurion and Kliptown, Soweto, have blocked roads during protest action, according to Gauteng police.

Crowds gather for Mantashe

2014-04-12 13:43

Hundreds of ANC supporters have gathered at a stadium in Eldorado Park, Soweto, ahead of the party's election campaign.

Soweto boys back in court over 'Satanic' killings

2014-04-10 07:11

Two teenage boys who were arrested in connection with the murder of two Soweto schoolgirls are due to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

School negligent in lawnmower death - probe

2014-04-05 09:19

A Soweto primary school breached safety policy when a Grade R pupil died after being run over by a lawnmower, the Gauteng education department says.

'Penis-biter': He tried to rape me

2014-03-26 10:17

A Soweto woman who has been charged with attempted murder after she allegedly bit a man’s penis says he tried to rape her.

Man killed in Soweto shebeen fight

2014-03-22 09:40

A 52-year-old man has been stabbed to death in a Soweto shebeen, Gauteng police say, adding that police are searching for a 26-year-old man in connection with the murder.

Man arrested for raping girl, 13

2014-03-19 12:06

A man has been arrested for allegedly taking a 13-year-old girl to a tavern, getting her drunk and then raping her, Gauteng police say.

Teen arrested for raping 3-year-old girl

2014-03-05 10:13

A 16-year-old youth has been arrested for allegedly raping a 3-year-old girl at the Jabulani hostel in Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Teens back in court over girls' murders

2014-02-26 07:44

Two teenage boys accused of murdering two schoolgirls in Dobsonville are expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

Mom blames hospital for baby's death

2014-02-24 11:05

A woman whose premature baby died while she was giving birth in the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital is seeking legal advice, according to a report.

Teens arrive in court for Soweto murder

2014-02-21 12:01

Two teenage boys accused of the murder of two schoolgirls in Soweto have been led into the children's court covered in a blanket.

Occult unit probing girls' murders

2014-02-20 09:34

The police's occult unit is investigating the deaths of two schoolgirls, who were found in Dobsonville surrounded by candles and razors.

Soweto man shot dead in protest

2014-02-19 11:31

A man has been shot dead during a service delivery protest in Meadowlands, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Why are these cities so underrated?

2014-02-18 10:48

When it comes to South African, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban pretty much steal the show. We're wondering why these five cities aren't on your city-scape radar more often?

Gauteng hijacker arrested

2014-02-12 10:48

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after being caught driving a vehicle which was hijacked by three armed men, Gauteng police say.

Soweto out & about

2014-01-22 16:25

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Majoro 'training on his own'

2014-01-13 16:32

Following his request to leave Kaizer Chiefs, unsettled striker Lehlohonolo Majoro is currently training on his own.

Teen beaten to death in Soweto

2014-01-11 19:52

A teenager has been killed and another is in a critical condition after they were beaten by two men in Dobsonville Extension Three in Soweto, police say.

2 men arrested for rape in Gauteng

2014-01-05 14:42

Two men have been arrested for two alleged rapes in Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Probe into veteran cameraman's death

2014-01-01 13:04

The British company which employed veteran cameraman Dudley Saunders says it is investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

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