The department committed to replacing the school with a brick-and-mortar structure more than five years ago
The displacement of illegal artisanal mining gangs by the police causes the miners to flee to other areas, resulting in violent turf wars that spill over into neighbouring areas
The informal economy around zama zama mining has replaced that of large-scale mining companies that have abandoned or closed their mines
The climate crisis is creating significant opportunities for small, green businesses to break into the energy, water and food sectors
Police deny shooting rubber bullets at a group of parents who were protesting at Roodepoort Primary School demanding a coloured principal.
The police officer accused of murdering a protester, who was shot dead in Durban Deep during a service delivery protest, has been granted bail.
A policeman accused of shooting dead a protester has appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court, as angry residents protested outside.
Durban Deep residents have marched to the Roodepoort magistrate’s court to protest against the arrest of 15 demonstrators.
The links of illegal mining with Jo’burg’s ?heyday provide a rich seam for photography.
The blaze of public outrage over the videotaped gang rape of a Soweto teen is shining new light on how underage suspects and rape cases are handled.
Family and friends of murdered pupil Louise de Waal paid their last respects at her memorial service at Horskool Die Burger in Roodepoort.
A suspected serial rapist has confessed to kidnapping and murdering Roodepoort pupil Louise De Waal, whose body was found in Magaliesburg yesterday.
A badly burnt body discovered on a farm in Magaliesburg, near Johannesburg, is thought to be that of a kidnapped Roodepoort schoolgirl.
A witness in Doctor Khumalo’s drunken-driving trial told a court on Tuesday that Khumalo was drunk when he crashed into a taxi.
Structural engineers have begun an investigation into the causes of the collapse of a three-storey Roodepoort building.
Investigations into the collapse of a partially completed Gauteng office block have been put on hold until a worker believed to be trapped is found.
A three-storey building collapsed on Thursday in Roodepoort, killing one worker and injuring 14 others. Another worker was missing.