Makhura urges Sebokeng residents to help find those behind school fire
Gauteng Premier David Makhura said government remains determined to building schools and improving education in the province, especially in township areas.
EFF condemns alleged arson attack at Sedibeng school
The EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said the targeting of schools must be stopped.
Gauteng Education MEC Lesufi believes Sebokeng school fire an arson attack
The admin block was gutted by flames in the early hours of Wednesday morning, disrupting the first day of the academic calendar.
Lesufi, Makhura arrive at Sebokeng school after fire
Firefighters were called to Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School at about 2 am when community members saw flames coming from the admin block.
Back to school: Bells ring for the first time in 2020
The start of the new school year is thrilling for many who will walk the school's corridors for the first time on Wednesday.
Lesufi explains why some learners are not yet placed
Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said he expected over 99% of grade 1 and 8 pupils who applied on time through the online application system to be in class on Wednesday morning.
Ramaphosa: SA needs policies that will support higher growth
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that South Africa needed to embark on serious reforms in order to reposition itself to become an investor-friendly country.
Lesufi anticipating high volume of late school placement applications
The Education Department had been struggling to place some pupils due to late registration, outstanding documents and other issues.
Lesufi: Gauteng schools ready to welcome new learners
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that while his department was still struggling to place all pupils who applied on time, his department was ready for the 2020 academic year.
400,000 first applicants eligible for funding from NSFAS
NSFAS said that it had received a record of over 500,000 first time applications for the 2020 academic year - a 23% increase from last year.
De Lille reveals over 3,000 Public Works employees do business with dept
Patricia De Lille says more needs to be done to ensure people who work for the state don't do business with the department.
Armed robbers hit Tops liquor store in Sandton
Officials say at least four men tied up security guards in the early hours of this morning before breaking into the liquor store and stealing bottles of alcohol.
De Lille acts ANC veterans' funerals cost taxpayers R76m
It's alleged a service provider inflated invoices costing taxpayers a staggering R76 million.
Eskom: Load shedding may be implemented on Monday
Eskom has warned it could implement load shedding on Monday should it lose generating units during the day.
SIM swap scam: Consumers urged to be more cautious on Whatsapp
Several people, including well-known personalities, have had their cell numbers used to solicit money from their contacts.
Load shedding puts Eskom restructuring plans back in focus
South Africans are back within the grips of rolling blackouts, which Eskom is blaming on capacity issues brought on by the further breakdown of units.
Ramaphosa declares special official funeral for Richard Maponya
His funeral service will take place in Soweto where the distinguished entrepreneur built his legacy.
After matric results, Gauteng govt to release performance of primary schools
For the first time, parents will get a picture of which primary schools are the best in the province.