Areas of Joburg feel the earth shake

2015-04-25 10:25

Certain areas of Johannesburg have felt the earth shake, with people describing shaky grounds and trembling windows.

Free Wi-Fi comes to Soweto

2015-04-22 12:11

Connecting the whole of Soweto, south of Johannesburg, to free Wi-Fi is a goal of a non-governmental organisation.

Hijackers gun down mother in front of children

2015-04-21 07:22

A woman has been shot and killed in front of her two children during a hijacking outside her daughter's school, Gauteng police say.

Mugabe's 'I don't want to see a white face' comment gets mixed reaction

2015-04-10 13:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's comment that he didn't want to see "a white face" has ilicited mixed responses on social networks.

5 arrested for stolen cars in Soweto

2015-03-04 10:57

Five men have been arrested for the alleged possession of stolen cars in Kliptown, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

Police keep eye on Soweto after foreigner set alight

2015-02-27 10:18

Police are continuing to monitor Doornkop in Soweto after a foreign shop owner was set alight.

Man held for killing uncle

2015-02-08 12:00

A 41-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly killed his uncle during a squabble in Jabulani, Soweto, police say.


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Quiet in Diepsloot after land grab protest

2015-02-01 17:07

Police are continuing to monitor the situation in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

Security guards shoot would-be robber

2015-01-31 08:36

A man is under police guard in hospital after being shot by security guards while allegedly trying to rob a delivery vehicle, Gauteng police say.


Human skeleton found in Soweto

2015-04-23 16:47

A human skeleton has been found behind a toilet in an informal settlement near Doornkop, Soweto.

Mom killed by hijackers in front of son was pregnant

2015-04-22 11:16

A woman who was shot dead by hijackers in front of her 7-year-old son was three months pregnant with her third child, her mother-in-law says.

More than a dozen suspected stolen cars found in Soweto

2015-04-15 16:29

A tip-off to the flying squad has led to the discovery of more than a dozen suspected stolen vehicles in a scrapyard in Midway, Soweto, say Johannesburg police.

4 protesters arrested for stoning cars

2015-03-16 09:17

Four people have been arrested for public violence in Soweto after blocking a road and pelting passing cars with stones during a protest to demand electricity, police say.

Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend to death

2015-03-01 14:48

A man has been arrested in Diepkloof in connection with the murder of his 23-year-old girlfriend, Gauteng police say.

'Gun' used in a rape was a toy

2015-02-23 05:00

Two men have been arrested for raping two women in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, using a toy gun, Gauteng police say.

Taxi driver surrenders a week after hit-and-run

2015-02-03 19:52

A taxi driver who evaded arrest for over a week after a fatal hit-and-run, has handed himself to police.

SAHRC wants government to act on xenophobia

2015-02-03 05:00

The SA Human Rights Commission has called on the government to act on the "sporadic attacks" on immigrants and the looting of their businesses across the country.

Police fire rubber bullets at Diepsloot protesters

2015-01-31 15:27

Police have fired rubber bullets at a group of protesters in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

3 suspected hijackers held in Soweto

2015-01-29 11:08

Three men who were about to hijack a truck transporting cigarettes have been arrested in Freedom Park, Soweto, police say.

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