MEC pleads with workers to call off strike while dept prepares to meet demands
The pathology workers' strike has led to a backlog, with more than 200 bodies at Gauteng mortuaries, and grieving families desperate to bury their loved ones.
Two to appear in court over R104m heroin bust
The Hawks say one man was arrested immediately when the heroin was found in a makeshift compartment in the vehicle.
12 school children injured in Benoni taxi accident
Paramedics say that two of the children are in a critical condition and had to be airlifted to hospital.
Final day for parents to apply for Gauteng school placements
The Gauteng Education Department says it's received over 450,000 applications so far.
Gauteng online registration for grade 1 & 8 closes on Monday
This gives parents one more day to apply for school placements for their children.
Another case of racism emerges at PMB school
It’s understood a matric prefect referred to his black peers as the “k-word” on two separate occasions.
Fikile Mbalula calls for another gun amnesty campaign
South Africa ran its first gun amnesty in 1994, where people could hand over illegal firearms for a certain period and not receive punishment.
Health Dept commits to addressing striking forensics officers’ concerns
The workers are demanding a salary hike and a danger allowance, among other things.
Kathrada Foundation praises Operation Winter Warm campaign turnout
The mass relief campaign organised by the foundation attracted 300 youth volunteers in Lenasia, Johannesburg.
Mbalula ‘saddened’ by death of Johann Botha & Werner Perchtold
The men were fatally shot on Wednesday night at the Zebra Inn in the Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg.
World’s oldest person laid to rest in Hammanskraal
Johanna Rametsi died on Wednesday at the age of 134.
Cops investigate after prostitute pushes man out of second-storey window
The man allegedly broke his wrist after an altercation with the 27-year-old woman.
Girl (10) in critical condition after being hit by train
A 10-year-old girl has been left seriously injured after she was hit by a train in Kempton Park.
25 suspects wanted after murder of Shoprite manager
Police say armed men robbed customers and employees of their valuables and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Shabangu urges people to report relatives who are abusive
Shabangu says men and women must join hands together to fight gender based violence.
Mpumalanga police concerned by rise in rape cases
In the latest case, an 18-year-old girl was attacked and impregnated by a religious leader in Acornhoek.
3 suspected hitmen hospitalised after mob attack
Police say the men were rescued from an angry crowd at a local taxi rank on Thursday before they were arrested.
17 to appear in court over alleged human trafficking
The suspects were arrested on Wednesday after a woman escaped the brothel they apparently operated and gave a tip-off to police.