Jazz Maniacs ( Soweto)

2014-09-17 13:15

Come and enjoy amazing food and music that'll feed your soul.

No to e-tolls from Soweto residents

2014-09-16 07:02

Soweto residents, including government workers, have spoken out against the e-tolling system at a public hearing aimed at analysing the socio-economic impact of the tolls.

5 suspects bust with semi-automatic rifles

2014-09-09 13:00

Gauteng police say five suspects who were arrested in Brixton and Doornfontein are being investigated for possible links to ATM bombings, taxi violence, and business robberies.

Woman arrested for fraud while in bank

2014-09-03 13:09

A woman with an ID linked to other fraud cases has been arrested while trying to open a savings account in a bank, Gauteng police say.

Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival

2014-08-20 16:33

The Soweto Wine Festival is considered the most unique wine lifestyle festival of its kind in Soweto and has one of the highest festival growth rates year on year in South Africa.

DJ's murder case to be heard in high court

2014-08-13 12:41

Radio presenter Donald Sebolai has appeared briefly in the Protea Magistrate's Court, where he was told his case would be postponed for further investigation.

Strong tremor felt in parts of SA

2014-08-05 12:34

An earth tremor has been felt in Johannesburg and other parts of the country, according to reports. This is a developing story.

Eskom rebuilds collapsed pylons

2014-07-31 07:49

Eskom says the electricity pylons that collapsed in Soweto as a result of the theft of structural components have been rebuilt, with damage estimated to have cost R2.5m.

Teen stabbed to death in Gauteng

2014-07-27 17:27

A 16-year-old girl has been killed when she was stabbed several times in Dobsonville, Soweto, Gauteng police say.

DJ murder case back in court

2014-07-16 05:45

A radio DJ accused of killing his girlfriend is expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto.

DJ on the run for murder arrested

2014-07-08 12:04

A radio DJ who had been on the run since last week after being suspected of killing his girlfriend has been arrested, Gauteng police say.

Man’s body found days after slaying wife

2014-07-03 10:45

The body of a husband and father of three has been identified days after he threw himself in front of a bus after hacking his wife to death with an axe, a report says.

Soweto woman stabbed to death

2014-06-29 15:47

A 32-year-old woman has been stabbed to death, allegedly by her boyfriend in Jabulani, Soweto police say.

Man hacks wife to death with axe

2014-06-25 07:17

Gauteng police are searching for a man who allegedly killed his wife with an axe after their children had left the house to go to school.

7 awesome Jozi activities!

2014-06-24 09:18

Jozi has grown a fierce yet inviting attitude - proving that it has much to offer.

Protesters in Johannesburg throw rocks at passing vehicles

2014-06-17 11:42

Johannesburg metro police have advised Soweto residents to use alternative routes after residents of Mofolo started burning tyres and throwing rocks at passing vehicles.

SA commemorates Youth Day

2014-06-16 07:24

South Africa is set to mark the 38th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto student uprising amidst ongoing questions about the quality of education in the country.

Shot twins still alive, but critical

2014-06-08 15:47

The two sisters, who were shot by a police constable in Emdeni, Soweto, are still alive after being resuscitated, police say.

Cop shoots 2 sisters to death, kills self

2014-06-08 09:04

A 27-year-old police constable has shot and killed two sisters, one of them his girlfriend, before shooting himself in Emdeni, Soweto, police say.

Murder suspect linked to 2 other killings

2014-05-31 08:23

Gauteng police say a man arrested in connection with the murder of a 16-year-old girl has been linked to two other murders.

Robber shot during botched heist

2014-05-26 13:18

A suspected robber has been shot and wounded during a botched cash heist at a supermarket, Gauteng police say.

Neighbours apprehend teen robber

2014-05-16 12:19

An 18-year-old robber has been apprehended by neighbours after he and two others robbed a family of a TV and cash, Gauteng police say.

Vmswenko pop up market: 17 May 2014

2014-05-13 16:52

What are you up to this weekend? We think this event is one worth checking out.

Man bust with dagga, nyaope

2014-05-06 08:10

A man has been arrested in Diepkloof, Soweto, for possession of and dealing in drugs, Johannesburg metro police say.

Man who killed girlfriend dies in hospital

2014-04-23 10:02

A man who shot and killed his girlfriend during an argument and then turned the gun on himself has died in hospital, Gauteng police say.


Petrol tanker hijacked, emptied

2014-09-16 11:50

A truck transporting 35 000 litres of petrol has been hijacked in Johannesburg - and found empty a few hours later, Soweto police say.

Chippa clip Birds' wings

2014-09-14 17:32

Chippa United have taken full advantage of a red card to beat Moroka Swallows in a clash at the Dobsonville Stadium.

Girl, 13, shot dead in Soweto

2014-09-06 12:22

A 13-year-old girl was shot dead by two men in Protea Glen, Soweto, police say.

Ex-cop rented out uniforms to criminals

2014-08-22 10:51

An ex-policeman has been arrested for allegedly renting out police uniforms and blue lights to criminals, Gauteng police say.

SA a broken nation, thanksgiving service told

2014-08-15 13:06

South Africa is a traumatised nation due to the violent and dehumanising history that preceded democracy, Father Michael Lapsley has told a thanksgiving ceremony to celebrate 20 years of freedom.


Mbuyisa Makhubu was just 18-years-old during the Soweto uprising, and was famously photographed carrying a dying Hector Pieterson. He has been missing since, his family tells us where they think he might be. Watch.

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Bodies may still be trapped in Soweto building

2014-08-05 09:50

Emergency officials believe there may still be more bodies trapped in the rubble of a Soweto building which collapsed over a month ago, after the discovery of three more bodies.

Robber killed in shoot-out with cops

2014-07-28 08:43

A man has been shot dead and two others arrested after they opened fire on police officers who stopped their car after a robbery, Gauteng police say.

DJ claims girlfriend tried to stab him

2014-07-16 13:22

Radio DJ Donald Sebolai has denied stabbing his girlfriend, stating during his bail hearing that she grabbed a knife first and was stabbed while they both struggled for the knife.

Soweto building collapse: 5th body found

2014-07-12 14:10

A fifth body has been recovered in Soweto where a building collapsed last month, Gauteng police say.

Protesters burn cars at Eskom depot

2014-07-03 12:37

Residents have allegedly damaged 22 cars at Eskom's Soweto depot during a protest over the lack of electricity in the area, police say.

4th body retrieved from collapsed Soweto building

2014-07-02 10:45

The body of a fourth person has been retrieved from the ruins of a collapsed building in Soweto, as police arrested four people for stealing scrap metal from the premises.

Building collapse: 2 more bodies retrieved

2014-06-27 13:10

The bodies of two of the four people killed in a Soweto building collapse have been retrieved from the wreckage, Johannesburg emergency services say.

7 REALLY authentic things to do in Jozi!

2014-06-24 09:16

From bicycle tours, to an abundance of galleries, Jozi has grown a fierce, yet inviting attitude that has proven that there is so much the city has to offer...

Protesters throw rocks at passing vehicles

2014-06-17 06:46

Johannesburg metro police have advised Soweto residents to use alternative routes after residents of Mofolo started burning tyres and throwing rocks at passing vehicles.

Soweto murder, rape case postponed

2014-06-09 15:16

A man accused of murdering and raping two teenage girls has appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court, police say.

285 arrested in Soweto

2014-06-08 15:34

A total of 285 people have been arrested around Soweto over the weekend, with at least three being held for rape, police say.

Baby dies as oxygen equipment fails

2014-05-31 19:58

A newborn baby has died at a clinic as a result of non-functioning machinery at the Itireleng Clinic in Dobsonville.

Charges against video gang rape teens withdrawn

2014-05-29 08:52

Charges against five boys accused of gang-raping a mentally impaired girl in 2012 have been withdrawn after a court found there was no evidence of rape.

Road rage shooter still on the run

2014-05-21 11:09

A minibus taxi driver who killed a Soweto woman in a fit of road rage is still on the run three days after the crime, Gauteng police say.

Vmswenko pop up market: 17 May 2014

2014-05-14 09:31

What are you up to this weekend? We think this event is one worth checking out.

Zille on campaign rail in Johannesburg

2014-05-06 11:11

DA leader Helen Zille has arrived at Park Station in Johannesburg on a train from Soweto, accompanied by a group of supporters.

Soweto boys in court for teens' murders

2014-05-02 09:41

Two teenage boys arrested in connection with the murders of two Soweto schoolgirls are expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

Spaza shops suffer as big retail rolls in

2014-04-20 11:53

More and more owners of spaza shops barely manage to keep afloat as more of their customers head elsewhere.

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