EC school condemns racial incident after students called ‘snoobab’
Tensions have been running high after black pupils took to social media, alleging that their white classmates mates were referring to them as 'snoobab'.
Mom's nightmare labour ordeal highlights poor state of govt hospitals
A pregnant woman has told Eyewitness News how she was trapped inside a toilet at the Thelle Mogoerane Hospital in Vosloorus for more than an hour while she was in labour.
Eskom says poor power station maintenance the reason for rolling blackouts
The power utility said the implementation of stage 2 load shedding on Thursday night assisted with the partial recovery of its emergency reserves.
Murder case against Soweto man accused of murdering partner, children postponed
Sidney Dlamini made a brief appearance in the Protea Magistrates Court earlier on Friday where he was charged with three counts of murder.
SA not quite out of the dark as Eskom discusses weekend load-shedding
On Thursday night, Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding after it lost three additional units plunging its emergency reserves to a critically low level.
Gauteng Safety MEC praises Soweto community for helping catch suspected killer
A 48-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of a Soweto woman and her two children is due to appear in the Protea Magistrates Court on Friday.
Joburg EMS welcomes ruling on firefighter suspensions
Joburg Emergency Services said that the Labour Court has affirmed it followed the correct procedures when suspending over 200 firefighters over an unprotected strike.
Suspended JHB firefighters lose Labour Court bid
In July, the firefighters refused to attend to call-outs, citing concerns over the non-assignment of supervisors.
Gauteng Health Dept ‘urgently looking’ to address Hammanskraal water crisis
Jubilee Hospital has been left reeling after not having a water supply for three weeks, forcing it to close down theatres for surgery due to hygiene concerns.
GED says placement process on track but wants all documents submitted
The Gauteng Education Department said that 88% of the placement process for next year’s academic year had been completed.
Prasa vows those responsible for corruption will be dealt with
On Monday, Prasa gave an update on it's so-called 'war room' set up to deal with the operational crisis at Prasa and improve train services and security.
KZN residents urged to use water sparingly as dam levels drop
KZN experienced a devastating drought between 2015 and 2017 and government had to impose water restrictions in certain areas.
Education Dept says open to input on new Life Orientation topics
The department has rejected what it described as the deliberate misrepresentation of facts about some of the topics it will be covering for pupils between grades four and 12.
Life Orientation seeks to empower children against sex predators - dept
The Basic Education Department has strongly rejected what it's described as the deliberate misrepresentation of facts regarding some of it's content in the Life Orientation subject.
Gordhan: Roadmap the start of govt's plan to reposition Eskom
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has released the so-called special paper on Eskom, with plans to reform the struggling state-owned entity.
Water dept to unveil ‘master plan’ to deal with water crisis
Minister Lindiwe Sisulu assured the country the current water shortage was receiving the highest level of attention from government.
Sisulu to announce water restrictions to avoid ‘much-dreaded day zero’
Officials are worried over the increase in consumption in South Africa with proper rain only expected to hit the country around December.
Sisulu warns SA to use water sparingly or risk worsening situation
Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said she would be announcing a master plan next month, including restrictions that residents would have to adhere to.