Parktown Boys’ High reputation has to be safe guarded: Lesufi

24 January 2020, 9:42 PM
Following a meeting between Grade 8 parents from Parktown Boys' High and the Gauteng Education Department, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says that all stakeholders agreed that the reputation of the school has to be protected.
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Media ethics inquiry making progress: Sanef 21 January 2020, 9:01 AM

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) says it has made important progress in its independent Media Ethics and Credibility Inquiry.

Corruption at KwaZulu-Natal SAPS remains in focus at State Capture Commission 21 January 2020, 5:56 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg, will on Tuesday continue to hear evidence of how some government officials in KwaZulu-Natal allegedly benefited from corrupt deals.

Suitably qualified people should be managing SOEs: Ramaphosa 20 January 2020, 9:02 PM

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that people who are not suitably qualified will not be appointed to manage State-Owned Enterprises, even if they are politically-connected.

WATCH: President Ramaphosa’s closing remarks following ANC Lekgotla 20 January 2020, 5:22 PM

African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his closing remarks following the party’s Lekgotla  

Aggett’s family decries time taken for inquest into his death 20 January 2020, 4:55 PM

The family of anti-apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett says it's disgraceful that they've had to wait for 26 years after democracy before the reopening of an inquest into his death.

NICD recommends that babies with Klebsiella at Tembisa Hospital be isolated 20 January 2020, 4:15 PM

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has recommended the isolation of the remaining seven babies with Klebsiella pneumonia at the Tembisa Hospital, east of Johannesburg.

WATCH: Aggett Inquest – Part 2 20 January 2020, 2:48 PM

ThThe family of late anti-apartheid activist Neil Aggett is looking for answers at the inquest into his death while in police custody.

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry – Part 2 20 January 2020, 2:17 PM

The State Capture Commission continues to hear Law Enforcement related testimony from PriceWaterCoopers (PWC) forensic auditor Trevor Sean. 

Protests over the lack of water provision in Qwaqwa intensify 20 January 2020, 1:13 PM

Police have used rubber bullets to disperse protesting residents of QwaQwa in eastern Free State. The angry protesters are demanding reliable water supply.

There’s a pressing need to build a capable state: Ramaphosa 20 January 2020, 12:27 PM

In his weekly letter, President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of the pressing need to build a capable state, with officials and managers who possess the right skills.

Students call for NSFAS to re-open applications 20 January 2020, 12:22 PM

Students have taken to social media to call for the re-opening of applications for the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

SAHRC offers legal assistance to families of learners who drowned 20 January 2020, 10:35 AM

The South African Human Rights Commission (HRC) has offered legal assistance to the families of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi and 13 year old Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko.

Commission will hear Law Enforcement related testimony from PWC forensic auditor Mr Trevor Sean on Monday 20th January 2020 at 10:00.
WATCH: State Capture Inquiry 20 January 2020, 10:09 AM

State Capture Commission will hear Law Enforcement related testimony from Pricewatercoopers (PWC) forensic auditor Mr Trevor Sean on Monday. 

Cele commits to working with Alexandra community to address crime 20 January 2020, 7:34 AM

Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, has committed to work with the community of Alexandra, north of Johannesburg to address the crime problem in the township.

Tshepong Hospital Complex
Nehawu to investigate nepotism allegations at Klerksdorp hospital 20 January 2020, 7:08 AM

Workers union Nehawu in the North West, says it supports the move by the provincial health department to appoint an independent team to probe allegations of nepotism at the Klerksdorp-Tshepong Hospital Complex.

Parents of drowned Parktown learner still waiting for answers 20 January 2020, 6:18 AM

The family of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi says they are still waiting for answers from Parktown High School about the circumstances surrounding his death.

Anti-apartheid activist Neil Aggett’s death inquest to be reopened 19 January 2020, 10:01 PM

The family of the late anti-apartheid activist, Neil Aggett, is looking for answers as the inquest into his death while in police custody, gets underway in the South Gauteng High Court on Monday.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Khoza expresses gratitude over ANC visit 19 January 2020, 9:30 PM

Chairperson of the Orlando Pirates Football Club, Irvin Khoza has expressed his gratitude following a visit by the African National Congress (ANC) leadership to his Soweto home on Sunday.

Residents
Butterworth battles crippling drought 19 January 2020, 7:38 PM

The crippling drought gripping the Eastern Cape continues to make life harder by the day for residents of drought-stricken towns.

Samantha Radebe
Police to take action on Radebe’s killer once investigation is concluded 19 January 2020, 4:29 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says they'll only take action once investigations have revealed who fired the fatal shot that killed Alexandra resident Samantha Radebe.

Drought relief pledge to fund alternative water resources: NC Agriculture 19 January 2020, 1:26 PM

The Northern Cape Department of Agriculture says the R300 million pledge for drought relief in the province by Minister of Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, will be used for funding alternative water sources such as drilling boreholes in drought stricken areas.

Police investigate arson at Mpumalanga school 19 January 2020, 12:35 PM

Police are investigating a case of malicious damage to property and arson following the burning of Langalibalele primary school in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga.

Strong winds experienced across Cape Town this weekend 19 January 2020, 11:18 AM

The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre is dealing with a number of weather related matters as gusty winds of up to 60 km per hour have been experienced across the Cape since Friday.

Nepotism claims to be investigated at Klerksdorp-Tshepong Hospital 19 January 2020, 11:05 AM

North West Health MEC, Madoda Sambatha, says he will appoint an independent team to probe allegations of nepotism at the Klerksdorp-Tshepong Hospital Complex.

Mom suspects foul play in son’s drowning 19 January 2020, 9:15 AM

The mother of the Grade-7 learner who drowned at a school in Magaliesburg says she suspects foul play in his death.

Cele to visit victim’s family 19 January 2020, 6:35 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele will on Sunday visit the family of Samantha Radebe who was shot and killed allegedly during a shootout between the police and hijacking suspects in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.

Training organisation voices concern after Mpianzi’s drowning 18 January 2020, 9:39 PM

Training organisation, Adventure Standards Africa has voiced concerns around safety procedures after the death of a 13-year old learner from Parktown Boys High in Johannesburg.

Lesufi to pay condolence visit to family of drowned learner 18 January 2020, 6:38 PM

Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi will visit the family of the 13-year-old Keamohetswe Shaun Seboko in Eldorado Park, South of Johannesburg on Sunday. The Grade Seven learner from Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesburg, was found dead in the hostel's swimming pool on Wednesday afternoon.

Calls for Gordhan to step down are sidetracking corruption fight: Kathrada Foundation 18 January 2020, 6:16 PM

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has again thrown its weight behind embattled State Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Court decision to dissolve Makana municipality stimulates ‘dialogue among 3 spheres of govt’ 18 January 2020, 6:07 PM

The High Court in Grahamstown in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape created a stir this week when it ruled that the provincial government must dissolve the Makhanda council.