De Lille unveils new road construction equipment in Mahikeng

18 January 2020, 1:10 PM
Public Works Minister Patricia De Lille says her department's main priority is to fix and tar roads, particularly in the country's rural areas.
Residents, businesses and tenants of municipal-owned owe the municipality over R160 million in unpaid rates including historical debt.
Butterworth municipality halves unpaid rates 16 January 2020, 1:25 PM

The cash-strapped Butterworth-based Mnquma Municipality in the Mnquma Municipality has given residents a discount of 50% in unpaid municipal rates.

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo
Lebeya alleges former Police Commissioner Phiyega ill-treated, sidelined him 16 January 2020, 12:34 PM

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has strongly cautioned the State Capture Commission's legal team to ensure that witness testimony complies with the inquiry's terms of reference.

Improve security at public hospitals, clinics: DENOSA 16 January 2020, 12:06 PM

Acting General Secretary of the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Cassim Lekhoathi, says they are calling on the department of health to urgently address the issue of security at public hospitals and clinics.

David Makhura
Makhura warns communities that vandalised schools will not be repaired 16 January 2020, 11:43 AM

Gauteng premier David Makura has sent out a strong message to communities that if they continue vandalising government property - his administration will not rebuild them.

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry – Godfrey Lebeya 16 January 2020, 10:30 AM

The State Capture Commission of Inquiry, sitting in Johannesburg, will today hear testimony from Hawks head Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya.

Former North West health boss fired 16 January 2020, 10:18 AM

The North West government has requested former head of the provincial Health Department Dr Thabo Lekalakala to return all its property after firing him on Wednesday.

WATCH: President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Basic Education Sector Lekgotla 16 January 2020, 9:10 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the Annual Basic Education Sector Lekgotla in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, which takes place from January 15 - 17, 2020.

More than 10 000 learners placed during late registration in Gauteng 16 January 2020, 8:43 AM

More than 10 000 learners have been placed at schools in Gauteng on Wednesday during the late registration period.

Six security officers in court on assault, kidnapping charges 16 January 2020, 8:23 AM

Six security officers are expected to appear in the Sasolburg Magistrate's Court in the Free State on Thursday on charges of assault and kidnapping.

SAPU urges Cele to cancel firearm amnesty 16 January 2020, 6:11 AM

The South African Policing Union (SAPU) has called on Police Minister, Bheki Cele to cancel firearm amnesty.

Case against Zandile Gumede postponed 15 January 2020, 5:15 PM

An emotional former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede says months after her arrest, the state has failed to indicate what charges link her to the Durban Solid Waste R389 million tender.

Case against man accused of raping three siblings postponed 15 January 2020, 3:36 PM

The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court in the west of Johannesburg has postponed to January 22, the case of a 60-year-old man accused of the rape of three siblings.

Factory catches fire in Benrose, north of Johannesburg 15 January 2020, 3:26 PM

A factory has caught fire in Benrose, north of Johannesburg.

State Capture Inquiry could be extended to December 15 January 2020, 3:23 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will know early next month if its request for an extension will be granted.

State Capture Commission hears of corruption in KZN Police Services 15 January 2020, 1:59 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has heard about corruption in the KwaZulu-Natal Police Services through the testimony of retired Colonel Johannes van Loggerenberg.

Zandile Gumede
Zandile Gumede’s case postponed to April 15 January 2020, 12:30 PM

The fraud and corruption case involving former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has been adjourned to the 16th of April at the Durban Magistartes Court.

Noordgesig Primary School is a No-Fee school meaning all the 1800 learners will not be paying to receive education.
Some Gauteng schools are dysfunctional: Makhura 15 January 2020, 12:28 PM

Gauteng premier David Makhura says some schools in Gauteng are dysfunctional. He was addressing parents at the newly built Noordgesig Primary School in Soweto.

Visually impaired children encouraged to enroll children at relevant schools 15 January 2020, 11:40 AM

chool for the Blind in Port Elizabeth is calling on parents with visually impaired children to enroll children to relevant schools.

WATCH: Commission of Inquiry into State Capture 15 January 2020, 11:01 AM

The hearings of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the Public Sector including Organs of State continues.

The community of Eerste Fabriek squatter camp had their belongings swept away and have been staying at the Mamelodi Baptist Church.
Children from Eerste Fabriek not returning to school 15 January 2020, 10:42 AM

Children from the community of Eerste Fabriek, Mamelodi who were affected by the December flash floods in will not be returning to school.

Truck petrol bombed in KwaZulu-Natal N2 protest 15 January 2020, 10:02 AM

One truck has been petrol bombed by protesters on the N2 between Umgababa and Umkomaas on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

MEC Lesufi to visit burnt Vaal school 15 January 2020, 10:00 AM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will visit Khutlo Tharo Secondary School in Sebokeng in the Vaal to assess the damage caused by a fire on Wednesday morning.

Alleged Soweto child rapist in court on Wednesday 15 January 2020, 8:12 AM

A 60-year-old suspect, who is alleged to have raped three girls in Bram Fischerville, Soweto, for years, is on Wednesday expected to apply for bail at the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Gauteng's West Rand.

School year gets off to a smooth start: Education Dept 15 January 2020, 8:05 AM

The Basic Education Department says it expects the 2020 school year to get off to a smooth start as public schools opens on Wednesday.

State Capture Commission to hear evidence on law enforcement agencies 15 January 2020, 6:33 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues on Wednesday with evidence relating to law enforcement agencies, former SARS executive Johan Van Loggerenberg will take the stand.

Govt to propose gun ownership limit per person: Cele 15 January 2020, 6:27 AM

Police minister Bheki Cele says limiting the number of firearms per person and curbing the issuing of firearm licences are some of the amendments the government will propose to the Firearms Act.

Panyaza Lesufi
Gauteng Department of Education partners with Curro Schools 15 January 2020, 5:44 AM

The Gauteng Department of Education has partnered with Curro Schools to mitigate capacity challenges at government schools.

All systems go for the start of the new school year: Dept of Education 14 January 2020, 9:20 PM

The Department of Education is confident that learning and teaching will commence promptly across the country.

Parents cautioned against posting pictures of children’s first day of school on social media 14 January 2020, 8:04 PM

On the eve of the start of the new school year,  parents and guardians have been warned of taking pictures of their children and posting on social media. Various warnings are circulating on social media as well as precautionary advice being given. This as excited parents can unknowingly place their children in danger by posting […]

Gender Based Violence
E Cape strengthens efforts against Gender-Based Violence 14 January 2020, 7:25 PM

The Eastern Cape Provincial government is intensifying its battle against Gender-Based Violence.