'Talk less, do more', young Gauteng farmer tells govt

2015-10-01 21:51

Government needs to do less talking and more doing when it comes to supporting emerging black farmers, a young vegetable farmer from Krugersdorp has told Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Roodepoort school: Put pupils first, says DA

2015-09-04 20:17

Davidsonville residents need to ensure the education of pupils at the troubled Roodepoort Primary School always came first, the Democratic Alliance says.

Roodepoort Primary School to be temporarily closed - Makhura

2015-08-14 21:07

The troubled Roodepoort Primary School is to be temporarily closed, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Think of universities as an investment, not a burden - Mbeki

2015-07-30 14:20

Many African governments began thinking of university funding as "burdensome" after the institutions were seen to be acting in opposition to political leaders, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

Gauteng needs R1.3 trillion for infrastructure - premier

2015-07-21 12:29

Gauteng will need more than R1.3 trillion over the next 15 years to respond to social and economic infrastructure requirements, Premier David Makhura says.

Unregistered Uber taxis will be impounded - Gauteng MEC

2015-07-15 15:20

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi has sent out a stern warning to Uber, saying unregistered taxis would be impounded.

Babelegi Industrial has potential - Makhura

2015-07-13 20:16

Government is looking at plans to revitilise Babelegi Industrial Park in Hammanskraal in a bid to revive the area’s economy, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

We will deploy army to Mamelodi if necessary: Gauteng premier

2015-07-05 13:01

The police presence in Mamelodi will be increased and the army could be deployed if necessary following violent protests over a new bus service, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

‘We take too long to get things done’: Gauteng premier wants efficiency

2015-06-21 15:13

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has only been serving in the executive for one year, but speaks with authority and precision about the gap that frustrates him and the people of this province – and this is that civil servants do not understand “we serve people who are increasingly becoming impatient with the slow pace of change”.

Ramaphosa: New e-toll dispensation fair

2015-05-20 15:21

The new dispensation for Gauteng's e-toll system will ensure the system is fair and affordable, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.


Stop divisive attacks over Homo naledi - Makhura

2015-09-24 17:48

The discovery of Homo naledi, a new species of a human ancestor, should unite and not divide people, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Gauteng health dept pays out R544m in negligence cases

2015-09-01 17:55

An "astounding figure" of R544m has been paid out in damages and settlements by the Gauteng health department, according to MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Makhura and Lesufi to host education imbizo at Roodepoort school

2015-08-14 06:03

Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi are going to host an education imbizo at Roodepoort Primary School to find a solution to the stand-off that has disrupted teaching at the school.

A triumph of SA’s empowerment spirit

2015-07-27 13:40

Launching new premises has given a top black-owned company the opportunity to send a “proud statement about the existence of black excellence in South Africa”.

War rooms set up to deal with Gauteng service delivery protests - Makhura

2015-07-21 12:28

War rooms have been set up in all Gauteng municipalities to deal with service delivery issues and protests, Premier David Makhura says.

Government officials must pull up their socks - Makhura

2015-07-13 22:00

Government officials must pull up their socks and start delivering services to the public, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Mamelodi troublemakers will be arrested, vows Makhura

2015-07-05 14:49

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has promised the people of Mamelodi that there will be stability in the township following violent protests by minibus taxi owners opposing the introduction of a new bus service in the area.

We won't be held to ransom, Gauteng premier warns taxi drivers

2015-07-03 15:46

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the government won't be held to ransom by aggrieved taxi owners who are opposing the modernisation of public transport.

E-tolls: ANC holds road users hostage

2015-05-20 18:31

What was the ANC thinking when it decided to review e-tolls, only to shove a different but still unpalatable version of the system down Gautengers throats?

Makhura: E-tolls critical for JHB roads

2015-05-08 06:53

The money collected from e-tolls is essential in upgrading Johannesburg’s transport infrastructure, says Gauteng premier David Makhura.

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