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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Gauteng, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 994 stories have been published about Gauteng which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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US & Canada · Johannesburg

Semenya offered to show her body to officials to prove she was female

47% Left coverage: 15 sources
Caster Semenya says she offered to show her vagina to athletics officials when she was 18 to prove she was female. The South African middle-distance runner has a condition known as hyperandrogenism, characterised by higher than usual levels of testosterone. She burst onto the scene in 2009 when she won the women's 800m world title.See the Story
Europe · Berlin

South Africa, Germany discuss need for peaceful Ukraine war resolution

62% Center coverage: 13 sources
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz meets with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. The two leaders said they will also consider developments on the African continent. South Africa has taken a neutral stance on the conflict, refusing to condemn Russia's actions. Another topic to be discussed is South Africa's intention to reduce its dependence on coal-fired power plants.See the Story
Climate Change · Johannesburg

Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

55% Center coverage: 11 sources
Plastic waste is piling up in Africa's landfill sites, clogging stormwater drainage systems and polluting rivers and oceans. Africa has an average waste collection rate of 55% but only 4% of it is recycled, according to a report by the U.N. and the Center for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa.See the Story
US & Canada · Johannesburg

New floods in eastern South Africa displace more than 300

55% Left coverage: 11 sources
More than 300 people evacuated from their homes as a result of renewed heavy rains, flooding and mudslides in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. The new rains have damaged roads, homes and electricity infrastructure largely in the northern parts of the province since last Friday.See the Story
Gauteng · Gauteng

Two children die in shack fire in Gauteng

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Two children, aged two and four, died in a shack fire in Orange Farm, Gauteng. Their seven-year-old brother sustained minor injuries. The fire is believed to have been caused by a lit candle. It is alleged the mother was at the shop when the incident happened.See the Story
Drones · Gauteng

Drones and micro-dotting proposed for fighting rampant copper theft

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Gauteng is the biggest victim of essential infrastructure theft and vandalism.This is according to Gauteng Hawks head Maj Ebrahim Kadwa.See the Story
Boksburg · Boksburg

Irvin Jim suffers major blow as suspended Saftu NOBs lose vote

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Numsa members have suffered their first defeat at the heated Saftu national congress at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni.See the Story
Soweto · Soweto

TSHABA’S EYE: Reapplying for Social Relief of Distress grant leaves desperate citizens confused and suspicious

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Tshabalira Lebakeng lives in a shack in Diepkloof, Soweto and is a member of the Homeless Writers’ Project, supported by Maverick Citizen. This week he went out to take the temperature of local residents on the issue and expectations around the R350 Social Relief of Distress grant. This is what he heard.See the Story
Africa · Johannesburg

Hawks working with SAPS to eradicate theft of electricity infrastructure

Gauteng provincial head major general Ebrahim Kadwa spoke to Eyewitness News on the sidelines of the inaugural Johannesburg energy indaba.See the Story

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