Gauteng ready to commence with matric exams : Lesufi

24 October 2021, 3:06 PM
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the province is ready to commence with the start of matric examinations this week, having implemented strict COVID-19 protocols at all centres across the province.
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SANParks urge black South Africans to visit parks 27 December 2017, 10:25 AM

The SANParks has encouraged South Africans to visit their more than twenty parks across the country this festive season.

Cape Town fire causes significant damage 27 December 2017, 9:30 AM

A fire in Cape Town has caused significant damage for the second time in two days.

Two women arrested for concealment of birth 27 December 2017, 8:56 AM

Two female suspects aged 23 and 32 are expected to appear at the Tonga Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga facing charges of concealment of birth and attempted murder.

Decomposed body of a baby found in Cape Flats 27 December 2017, 7:50 AM

Cape Town police say the body of a child has been found near Mfuleni on the Cape Flats.

KZN police arrest suspect linked to Glebelands Hostel murders 27 December 2017, 7:36 AM

A suspect in the Glebelands Hostel murders is expected to appear at the Umlazi Magistrate's Court outside Durban on Wednesday.

Road fatalities decline in Mpumalanga 26 December 2017, 8:00 PM

Mpumalanga Safety MEC, Pat Ngomane says road fatalities and crashes in the province have declined since the beginning of the festive season compared to last year.

Petrol attendant shot dead in armed robbery in Mahikeng 26 December 2017, 7:41 PM

A petrol attendant, 34 year old Velile Mfama, has been shot dead during an armed robbery in Mahikeng, North West, in the early hours of the morning. Other employees at the filling station have been left unharmed but traumatised. A worker at the petrol station says at around 4:30 am on Tuesday morning, five men […]

NSRI’s quick action prevents drowning at Camps Bay 26 December 2017, 7:23 PM

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) says quick action has prevented a certain drowning at Camps Bay on Tuesday.

Cape Flats fire leaves over 600 people homeless 26 December 2017, 5:29 PM

A Cape Town city councillor says the number of people displaced by a fire in the 7de Laan informal settlement in Valhalla Park early Tuesday morning, has doubled. The City’s Fire and rescue services initially estimated that about 300 people were left destitute after about a 100 shacks were destroyed, but ward councillor, Jonathan Cupido, […]

Four people killed in F State crash 26 December 2017, 3:10 PM

Four people have died after their minibus taxi collided with another vehicle on the R5 between Kestell and Bethlehem in the eastern Free State.

JMPD to intensify roadblock operations in Gauteng 26 December 2017, 1:58 PM

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says it will intensify its road block operations on Gauteng roads for the rest of the festive season.

Parents advised to monitor children at Durban’s beaches 26 December 2017, 12:30 PM

Twelve children have been reunited with their families after going astray on Durban's beaches.

W Cape collisions claim 10 lives 26 December 2017, 12:28 PM

Collisions in the Western Cape have claimed 10 lives since the start of the Christmas weekend.

eThekwini toughens up against drunken driving 26 December 2017, 12:25 PM

The eThekwini municipality says they have arrested over one hundred and sixty people for drunken driving between Friday and this morning.

Parents urged to take extra care of children 26 December 2017, 11:07 AM

The South African Police Services (SAPS) has urged parents to take extra care of their children during the festive period.

N3 sees increase in accidents 26 December 2017, 10:54 AM

The N3 Toll Concession says the highway has witnessed an increased number of crashes this festive season compared to previous years.

JMPD cautions motorists 26 December 2017, 9:13 AM

As many holiday-makers are expected to return to Johannesburg Tuesday, the city's metro police department has urged motorists to be extra cautious on the roads.

Joburg Metro police nab 400 drunk drivers 26 December 2017, 6:56 AM

Approximately 400 drunk drivers have been arrested in Johannesburg as officials employ a zero-tolerance approach this festive season.

Robbie Malinga’s death leaves SA in shock 25 December 2017, 7:54 PM

South Africans have taken to social media to express their shock over the death of singer, writer and music producer Robbie Malinga.

Drunk drivers feel the might of the law this Christmas 25 December 2017, 5:22 PM

Over 15 people have been killed on the country's roads since Sunday morning.

E Cape initiates arrested for alleged murder 25 December 2017, 4:43 PM

Five initiates from an initiation school in Berlin near King Williamstown in the Eastern Cape have been arrested for the alleged murder of a 65-year-old woman.

Three arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm, explosives 25 December 2017, 4:39 PM

Police have arrested three suspects in possession of unlicensed firearm and explosives at Greenfield informal settlement in Hammanskraal, North of Pretoria. Police received a tip off. Spokesperson Sarah Lesabane, says they have sized two pistols, ammunition and explosives. Police say the three are likely to be linked with robberies and other crimes in the area. […]

Traffic volumes decrease on Mpumalanga’s major roads 25 December 2017, 4:31 PM

Traffic volumes have decreased on Mpumalanga’s major roads including the N4, R40 and N11. Mpumalanga’s Department of Community Safety says most people traveling have already arrived at their destinations. Their focus now will be on enforcing the law in various townships including the curbing of criminal activities and alcohol abuse. So far, the situation has […]

Celebrate Christmas with hope for future: Ramaphosa 25 December 2017, 2:42 PM

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africans should celebrate Christmas Day with hope for the future and peace in their hearts. The newly elected leader of the ANC made the comments while delivering a Christmas message.   South Africa has experienced a tough year with the economy barely registering any growth, political violence claiming many […]

Hawks rescue E Cape girl from Ukuthwala 25 December 2017, 2:15 PM

The Hawks have rescued a 14-year-old girl from Tyoti village outside Dutywa in the Eastern Cape from forced marriage known as Ukuthwala.

Khoisan activists upbeat after meeting Ramaphosa 25 December 2017, 12:21 PM

There is optimism among Khoisan activists who had been on a hunger strike to seek the attention of the Presidency that government will consider their demands.

JMPD clamps down on road offenders 25 December 2017, 12:16 PM

Dozens of motorists in Johannesburg will spend Christmas Day behind bars after being arrested for speeding, reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol this long weekend.

Pastor attacks paramedic 25 December 2017, 9:14 AM

A paramedic has managed to escape with a laceration on her face after a pastor allegedly assaulted her in Katlehong on the East Rand.

High pedestrian deaths worry RTMC 25 December 2017, 7:14 AM

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) says it's concerned about the high number of pedestrian deaths since the start of the festive season.

Khoisan activists back home 25 December 2017, 6:44 AM

The Khoisan activists who had been on a hunger strike to seek the attention of the Presidency have arrived back home.