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Ramaphosa: SA ready to chair AU

2020-01-29 09:33:44

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa will prioritise economic integration, women’s empowerment and good governance, when it takes the African Union ( ...View Article

Mkhwebane challenges plans to remove her

2020-01-29 09:34:05

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, is prepared to seek the court’s intervention to stop what she calls an unlawful process to remove her as head of this ...View Article

Makhura and Lesufi award bursaries to top students

2020-01-29 07:59:47

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has encouraged students to take up leadership roles when they get to tertiary institutions.

Makhura was speaking at Wits ...View Article

Maile makes a u-turn on suspending DA councillors

2020-01-28 06:05:34

MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Lebogang Maile, has made an about-turn on his suspension ...View Article

Upset Lesufi wants answers on Germiston teen’s murder

2020-01-28 05:01:44

MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, has pleaded with the community of Dukathole in Germiston on Johannesburg’s East Rand to give the name of the ...View Article

SAUS leads mass action at 26 universities

2020-01-29 06:06:25

Registration process was disrupted at several universities across the country as the South African Union of Students (SAUS) led mass protests View Article

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies

2020-01-28 05:02:09

United States of America’s basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, has died.

The former National Basketball Association (NBA) player died in a helicopter cras ...View Article

DA takes legal steps over Mathebe and Da Gama’s suspensions

2020-01-25 03:43:32

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has confirmed that it’s submitted an urgent application to the High Court to suspend a decision by Gauteng MEC for Human Settle ...View Article

ANC elated at Maile’s suspension of DA councillors

2020-01-25 02:34:43

The African National Congress (ANC) Caucus in City of Tshwane said it expected nothing less than a suspension for the municipality’s Speaker, Katlego Matheb ...View Article

Church leaders protest a Reverend's murder

2020-01-25 04:53:40

The South African Christian Ministers Council led a protest march outside the Itsoseng Magistrate’s Court in the North West province, where three suspects a ...View Article

Bheki Cele delivers Amabherethe to Diepsloot

2020-01-25 02:35:05

Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, has promised to deploy a special police team to Diepsloot within 24 hours. This after two days of violent protests in the Joha ...View Article

Municipal Demarcation Board launches public participation process

2020-01-25 06:13:17

 The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) has launched its nationwide public participation process on a draft set of electoral wards, in preparation for the ...View Article

Corruption claims at Soshanguve’s child and youth centre

2020-01-25 02:35:38

Soshanguve residents want answers from the Gauteng provincial government about why there has been no resolution to complaints about managerial issues at Fathe ...View Article

Diepsloot burns, one dead after accident

2020-01-24 06:46:08

The protests by residents of Diepsloot in Johannesburg left one person dead on Thursday. A 14-year-old girl was run over by a bus in the afternoon, in a towns ...View Article

North West SCOPA welcome corruption probe updates

2020-01-23 05:58:11

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), has expressed hope that arrests will be made soon on criminal cases t ...View Article

Festive season road fatalities drop by 10%

2020-01-24 06:46:35

 South Africa has recorded a 10-percent decrease in road deaths this past festive season. Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, announced these figures, ...View Article

South Africa on the verge of a health crisis

2020-01-23 05:49:43

A nursing union has warned that South Africa is on the verge of a health crisis and that the recent deaths of 10 babies at Tembisa Hospital was just the tip o ...View Article

EFF lends support to Enoch Mpianzi’s family

2020-01-23 08:57:15

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, has challenged Parktown Boys’ High School to take responsibility for the death of its new learner, 13 ...View Article

Lukewarm reception to Mantashe’s new NECSA board

2020-01-23 08:57:47

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, appointed seven new board members of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA), just a ...View Article

Ganyesa community disrupts schooling

2020-01-22 05:03:45

Just a week into the new school year, schooling has been disrupted in the villages of Austrey, Moswana and Goodwood in Ganyesa in the North West province.

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R4.5bn irregular expenditure at NW Public Works

2020-01-22 05:04:11

 Up to R4.5 billion has been irregularly spent by the Department of Public Works and Roads in the North West, and the administrator of that department, S ...View Article

Maile condems attack on Mamelodi councillor's office

2020-01-22 07:54:52

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and CoGTA Lebogang Maile, condemned the torching of Ward 15 Councillor Mmina-Tau Marishane’s office in Mam ...View Article

SAA cuts flights amid financial woes

2020-01-22 05:50:01

The South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled selected domestic flights as well as one international flight, citing "low demand".

In a statement, the ai ...View Article

ANC admits faults, promises better action

2020-01-22 07:54:19

African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa said this weekend’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and the Lekgotla meetings acknowledged the ...View Article

Ndabeni-Abrahams denies holidaying on taxpayers funds

2020-01-22 07:55:21

Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has rubbished reports that taxpayer’s money was used to fund he ...View Article

Ramaphosa on SOEs: No political interference

2020-01-21 02:00:34

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that there would be no political interference in State Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Ramaphosa briefed ...View Article

Murder accused's family: Your pain is our pain

2020-01-21 12:00:20

The family of Katlego Lesalagae -a Delareyville, North West learner who was stabbed to death on Friday - says it’s devastated by his death.

The-18-yea ...View Article

Family demands answers in Laerskool Bekker drowning

2020-01-21 04:07:35

The family of a Grade 7 learner who drowned at Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesberg wants answers from the school.

Kgothatso Stayi, the aunt to 13-year-old ...View Article

ANC Lekgotla plans the year ahead

2020-01-21 04:06:48

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General, Ace Magashule, says resolutions taken at the party’s 54th National Conference in 2017 dominated discussio ...View Article

Bodibe community in shock after popular Reverend's murder

2020-01-21 11:44:16

The community of Bodibe village near Itsoseng in the North West province have called for the return of the death penalty.

This after the murder of an 83 ...View Article

Tshwane Troubles: Cogta's Maile steps in

2020-01-20 07:05:51

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta), Lebogang Maile, has confirmed that his office is ...View Article

Calls for calm as newlywed woman shot dead by police

2020-01-20 07:06:32

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko, has condemned the killing of a 31-year-old woman and the wounding of another person by police in Alexandra i ...View Article

Missing Parktown Boys' learner drowned

2020-01-18 02:25:27

MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi, says the department is devastated by the passing of Parktown Boys High School learner, Enoch Pianzi.

The G ...View Article

Kgetlheng Municipality workers down tools

2020-01-18 04:03:56

The Kgetlheng Local Municipality in the North West's Bojanala Platinum District has warned that disciplinary action would be taken against employees who have ...View Article

ANC, EFF seek Cogta intervention on Tshwane battle

2020-01-18 04:12:10

Aggrieved political parties in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality want the Department of Cooperative Governance & Tradition Affairs (Cogta) to inte ...View Article

R28-million to fix North West Roads

2020-01-18 04:12:45

The North West Department of Public Works and Roads has received R28-million worth of equipment to improve the state of roads in the province.

This was ...View Article

Mbalula: We will put Mamusa people first

2020-01-17 11:20:05

African National Congress (ANC) Head of Elections, Fikile Mbalula, said the incoming council of Mamusa Local Municipality will prioritise the people of this N ...View Article

ANC set to retain Mamusa despite factional violence

2020-01-17 11:20:47

The African National Congress (ANC) is well on its way to retaining governance of Mamusa Local Municipality in the North West province, but its majority is at ...View Article

Renowned academic to lead Eskom

2020-01-16 05:56:13

Following Jabu Mabuza’s resignation as Eskom board chairperson, government has appointed renowned academic Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, to become interim c ...View Article

Scores of Gauteng learners still without schools

2020-01-17 11:22:05

The 2020 school year kicked off with frustration for scores of Gauteng parents who stood in long queues hoping to get their children into schools.

Some ...View Article

Umalusi warn students against bogus colleges

2020-01-16 05:56:37

Education quality assurance body, Umalusi, has warned prospective students not to fall prey to bogus colleges. This as the 2020 academic year commences for bo ...View Article

A 17th attack on Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School

2020-01-16 10:51:52

While thousands of learners reported back to school for the 2020 academic year on Wednesday, African National Congress (ANC) leaders in Gauteng are calling on ...View Article

Eight political parties eye Mamusa municipality

2020-01-15 03:28:31

Candidates from eight political parties and one independent candidate are contesting by-elections in nine wards of Mamusa Local Municipality.   

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Lesufi hails online registration process

2020-01-15 06:54:08

All learners that are yet to be placed in schools in Gauteng will have space by the end of January. This is the promise by Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza ...View Article

Legendary businessman Maponya laid to rest

2020-01-15 03:45:46

Speaker after speaker described the late business icon, Dr Richard Maponya, as a trail blazer, a fighter, a visionary leader and a larger than life human bein ...View Article

IEC ready for Mamusa by-election

2020-01-15 06:54:53

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa in the North West says it’s ready to run by-elections in two municipalities in the province.

< ...View Article

Zinnbauer praises colleagues ahead of Bucs vs Downs clash

2020-01-15 06:55:25

New Orlando Pirates coach, Josef Zinnbauer, has credited the “good staff” he has around him for the way the team has been doing well since his arrival.

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ANC Tshwane denies DA fraud claims

2020-01-14 08:01:18

The African National Congress (ANC) in Greater Tshwane region has denied claims that some of its councillors’ signatures were forged in a petition to call f ...View Article

North West ready for 2020 school year

2020-01-14 09:42:27

The Department of Education in the North West province says it’s all ready to hit the ground running for the 2020 school year.

This year’s calendar ...View Article

Eskom, Gordhan steal Ramaphosa’s January 8 show

2020-01-13 06:12:26

 Eskom overshadowed African National Congress’ (ANC) January 8 statement in Kimberley  this past weekend, as the fallout from continued rolling bl ...View Article

Kaizer Chiefs at 50 and winning again

2020-01-13 06:13:27

Kaizer Chiefs continued its winning streak on Sunday when it beat Cape Town City 3-0 at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.

This rounded off a week in whic ...View Article

Ethiopia pins hopes on SA to end tensions with Egypt

2020-01-13 06:14:13

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali, has expressed hope that incoming African Union chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, will help ...View Article

UJ sings business Richard Maponya’s praises

2020-01-12 07:11:17

Vice Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg (UJ), Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, says the late businessman, Richard Maponya’s inspirational life was the ...View Article

North West University ready for 2020

2020-01-12 07:11:51

North West University (NWU) says it’s ready to welcome first year students at all its campuses.

NWU said it has received more than 100 000 application ...View Article

Jabu Mabuza resigns as Eskom board chairperson

2020-01-13 01:11:06

Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza has resigned. The Presidency announced in a statement on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted Mabuza’s resignation.< ...View Article

Nafcoc pays tribute to its founder, Richard Maponya

2020-01-11 07:32:46

South Africans must intensify calls for economic transformation to honour the late prominent entrepreneur, Dr Richard Maponya.

This is the view of Actin ...View Article

Business mogul Maponya granted Special Official Funeral

2020-01-11 06:19:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa has granted black business pioneer, Dr Richard Maponya, a Special Official Funeral Category 2.

Maponya, who died on Monday at ...View Article

Top three ranking not a benchmark for quality education: DA North West

2020-01-11 06:20:25

Opposition parties in the North West province gave mixed reactions to the province’s improved performance of matric results for the year 2019.

While t ...View Article

Lesufi: Township schools have stepped up

2020-01-10 10:25:43

 Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, says gone are the days when people would leave townships to study in the suburbs.    Despite Gauteng lo ...View Article

Free State aims to stay on top

2020-01-10 10:26:23

Free State Premier, Sisi Ntombela, says her province is determined to maintain the top spot in matric results for more years to come. The Free State reclaimed ...View Article

Medication shortage hits North West clinics

2020-01-09 06:36:16

Some clinics in Mahikeng in the North West province are running short of medicine.

After waiting for hours at Magogoe clinic on Monday, residents had to ...View Article

Minister Motshekga congratulates Matric 2019 top achievers

2020-01-09 07:30:50

All the country's top matriculants are guaranteed bursaries to pursue their studies. So says Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, who had breakfast w ...View Article

Sowetans mourn business tsar Maponya

2020-01-08 08:09:38

Residents of Soweto have expressed deep sadness at the death of one of this township's most loved and respected entrepreneur, Dr Richard Maponya. He died on M ...View Article

North West hopes to maintain 80%+ pass rate

2020-01-08 08:10:06

The Department of Education in the North West province says it's confident that it would maintain a matric pass rate above 80 percent as it awaits the outcome ...View Article

Condolences pour in for Richard Maponya

2020-01-07 09:09:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the late business mogul, Dr Richard Maponya, as a “pioneer, a trailblazer and a man of extraordinary fortitude who p ...View Article

Gauteng Health compensates Mamelodi Hospital abuse victim

2020-01-07 09:11:25

An elderly patient who suffered abuse at Mamelodi Hospital will be compensated. Martha Marais (76) was tied to a bench in the waiting area of Mamelodi Hospita ...View Article

Business pioneer Richard Maponya dies

2020-01-07 09:11:01

Iconic businessman and pioneer of black retail business in South Africa, Dr Richard Maponya, has died.

His family confirmed that he passed away in the e ...View Article

Umalusi happy with Matric 2019 exams quality

2020-01-07 09:12:02

Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training, Umalusi, announced on Friday that it is satisfied with the quality of 2019 matric ...View Article

We must plan ahead for our population - Sambatha

2020-01-03 02:55:34

Government must use information at its disposal to plan ahead to enable it to deliver better services to the public. So says North West Health MEC, Madoda Sam ...View Article

Gauteng leads with 213 newly-born babies on New Year’s day

2020-01-03 02:52:11

Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Bandile Masuku welcome the newly-born babies of this year.

About 213 babies were delivered in Gauteng public healthcare facili ...View Article

Politicians vow to end Gender Based Violence amid call for new approach.

2020-01-03 02:56:24

As the new year begins, political parties have put ending Gender Based Violence as a priority.

Both the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the Democrat ...View Article

SACP may join EFF protests against state capture

2020-01-02 08:24:18

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is prepared to march alongside the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and other organisations against what the Communist ...View Article

Bribery charges against two Tshwane Metro cops withdrawn

2020-01-02 08:24:44

The state has provisionally withdrawn bribery and corruption charges against two Tshwane Metropolitan police officers. The two men were arrested in a joint op ...View Article

Hope for mediation process in Tshwane refugees saga

2020-01-02 08:25:16

A mediation process to try end a stand-off between hundreds of refugees and government in Pretoria is expected to start in January. This was confirmed by inde ...View Article

MEC Masuku celebrates Gauteng Christmas babies

2019-12-31 06:01:16

A total of 168 babies were born across Gauteng public healthcare facilities on Christmas Day. These are babies born between 12am midnight and 12 pm.

Gau ...View Article

More Christmas baby girls for the North West

2019-12-27 04:08:03

The Department of Health in the North West province says 160 babies were born in the province on Christmas Day on Wednesday, and just over half of them are gi ...View Article

FeesMustFall activist Cekeshe freed

2019-12-24 02:42:53

After two years in prison, Fees Must Fall Activist, Kanya Cekeshe was freed on Tuesday morning.

Cekeshe - who is believed to have been the last Fees Mus ...View Article

Additional staff for NW borders for holidays

2019-12-24 07:19:59

The Kopfontein Border Post between South Africa and Botswana near Zeerust in the North West has received additional 12 workers to ensure the smooth facilitati ...View Article

Mahikeng drivers warned of new traffic circles

2019-12-24 07:20:56

Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West has warned motorists to be cautious when driving around the traffic circle on the R503 Lichtenburg road.

T ...View Article

Hundreds killed on SA roads in weeks

2019-12-23 07:08:11

A total of 489 fatal road crashes have been recorded since the beginning of the festive season, a 25 percent decrease from the 656 that were recorded in the s ...View Article

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