A tribute to the father of township theatre

2017-12-10 15:00

This year, the Soweto Theatre is paying homage to legend Gibson Kente with a show celebrating his musicals.

Big love for black books

2017-12-03 06:01

The second annual Abantu Book Festival is about to get under way in Soweto. Charl Blignaut called up acclaimed novelist, and the founder and director of the festival, Thando Mgqolozana, to talk through the highlights of the programme that celebrates.

State completes ID parade in Soweto school guard sexual assault case

2017-11-01 12:32

The State has completed the identification parade in the case against a security guard charged with sexually assaulting at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school.

Education is blowing in the wind

2017-10-22 06:00

Children risk their lives for an education in schools that crumble around them.

Security guard appears in court for alleged sexual assault of 54 schoolgirls

2017-10-11 14:03

A security guard accused of sexually assaulting up to 54 girls at a Soweto primary school where he worked, has appeared briefly in the Protea North Magistrate's Court.

Vukile opens R114m extension, upgrade of Dobsonville Mall

2017-09-27 15:52

The Dobsonville Mall in Soweto celebrates the grand opening of its new R114m extension and other upgrades.

13 pupils injured after alleged drunk driver crashes taxi

2017-08-28 11:13

A minibus taxi driver has been arrested for drunk driving after his vehicle crashed into a tree, leaving 13 school children injured in Meadowlands, Soweto.

Vadi lifts suspension on Soweto taxi routes

2017-08-14 11:42

Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi has lifted the suspension of the Witwatersrand African Taxi Owners Association’s operating rights in Soweto.

WATCH: This Soweto jungle gym doubles as a free community library

More than 2.3 million South Africans are unable to read, but this innovative art project hopes to change that statistic.

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Action against poverty

2017-07-09 06:02

‘As long as a neighbour needs a helping hand, every day should be a Mandela Day’.


Whose shisa nyama is best?

2017-12-10 09:34

The battle for South Africa’s best shisa nyama chef will be decided tonight, when the winning restaurant is announced at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Soweto.

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Mshoza’s lobola negotiations

2017-11-25 14:23

"I can’t wait to go home to my husband."

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault not applying for bail

2017-10-25 17:25

A security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school will not be applying for bail, the Protea Magistrate's Court has heard.

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault hears girls are traumatised

2017-10-18 14:35

A security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school has heard that the case is set to move slowly as some of the victims were really traumatised.

Guard arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting 54 primary school girls

2017-10-11 10:23

A security guard from a Soweto primary school is expected to appear in court for allegedly sexually assaulting up to 54 girls at the school, the Gauteng Education Department says.

Taverns a temptation for pupils

2017-09-17 05:57

Pupils bunking classes to hang around shebeens and taverns is a common problem for township schools, says the department of basic education.

Chicco cooks up a storm

2017-08-16 14:14

Music producer Chicco Twala swaps the studio for the kitchen at his restaurant

Fans killed in stampede at Carling derby day

2017-07-30 05:54

Two fans have died and 15 others were injured, some critically, during a stampede outside FNB Stadium in Soweto yesterday evening, where Kaizer Chiefs played Orlando Pirates in the Carling Black Label Cup.

Violent protest breaks out in Diepsloot

2017-07-10 08:31

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has urged motorists to avoid using the R511 in Diepsloot amid a violent protest.

'The hostel boys stink'

2017-07-02 06:00

Township boys, up in arms about new recruits to their Soweto soccer youth club, reignite old hatreds and provoke a walkout, writes Mosa Damane.

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