Lesufi to abusers: 'We'll hunt you and jail you'
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has called on scholar patrol guards who take pride in their duties to restore dignity back in the sector following a string of sexual abuse cases at Gauteng schools.
Lesufi reveals education dept under financial strain
Lesufi says his department is trying all it can to deal with the current financial difficulties.
Mixed reactions to EFF’s overwhelming victory in Wits SRC elections
The red berets take over the reins from the African National Congress (ANC) aligned Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA).
Eskom’s hearing into Matshela Koko delayed until further notice
The power utility has fired its lawyer Sebetja Matsaung following an altercation with a journalist.
Public meeting to be held for all patrolmen in Gauteng amid sexual assault cases
The Community Safety and Education Departments have called the urgent meeting where a re-vetting of scholar patrolmen will begin later today.
Eskom postpones Matshela Koko’s disciplinary hearing
The power utility announced today it's fired its lawyer Sebetja Matsaung following an altercation with a journalist.
Ramaphosa: Cabinet reshuffles harmful to SA’s image, causing instability
The Deputy President says what’s particularly worrying is that key government officials are being shuffled, creating further uncertainty in government.
[BREAKING] Eskom fires evidence leader in Koko hearing over altercation
This follows an altercation between Matsaung and 'Financial Mail' deputy editor Sikonathi Mantshantsha after the hearing was adjourned on Friday.
Motshekga wishes class of 2017 matrics well
Earlier this month, quality assurance body Umalusi said it was pleased with the state of readiness
Re-vetting of Gauteng school patrolmen expected to begin this weekend
On Thursday, Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced he’s appointed a special cabinet to tackle safety concerns in the schooling environment.
Makhura: We have a ‘very comprehensive approach’ to GP school sexual abuse cases
A scholar patrolman was arrested last week for allegedly molesting over 80 girls at a primary school in Soweto since then more cases have come to light.
Makhura appoints committee to tackle sexual abuse at schools
The Gauteng Education Department is investigating five schools where scholar patrolmen have been implicated in the majority of cases.
Lesufi slams sexual abuse trend in Gauteng schools
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he's looking at establishing a task team to deal with all sexual abuse cases.
Lesufi ponders task team to tackle sexual assault at schools
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has confirmed two more cases have come to light, this time at schools in Hammanskraal and Bronkhorstpruit in Tshwane.
Lesufi confirms more cases of school sexual abuse in Gauteng
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi made the revelation at the Protea magistrates court where a 57-year-old man appeared for molesting over 80 school girls in Soweto.
Lesufi in Orlando as school guard accused of sex harassment appears in court
The 57-year-old school guard was arrested last week for allegedly molesting over 80 girls from grade R to 7.
Lesufi to take drastic action over Gauteng school sex assault cases
The Education MEC says he’s reviewing having scholar patrolmen at schools and even matric dances in the interest of safety.
Gauteng MEC considering options to ensure pupils learn in safe environment
A 28-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl at a Pretoria school.