Makhura: Taegrin has united SA

2014-07-26 14:57

The death of 4-year-old Taegrin Morris who was dragged to death by hijackers in Reiger Park, east of Johannesburg, has united the community and the country, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Killing of hijacked boy a heartless act - premier

2014-07-21 16:35

The dragging of a 4-year-old boy outside a hijacked car in Boksburg is a heartless act, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

E-toll panel holds first meeting

2014-07-17 08:47

The panel that will examine the effect e-tolling has had in Gauteng will meet for the first time, the provincial government says.

DA contradicts itself over e-toll panel

2014-07-10 21:30

The DA has given contradictory reactions to Gauteng premier David Makhura's announcement about a review panel.

DA pushing for e-tolls review in parley

2014-07-07 13:09

The DA is calling for e-tolling to be reviewed in Parliament, adding that it is an economic burden putting pressure on the strained finances of South Africans.

Sanral blames Makhura for weak bond sales

2014-07-03 10:08

The SA National Roads Agency Limited is blaming Gauteng Premier David Makhura for the lack of interest from investors in its bond auction, a report says.

Fuel levy likely to replace e-tolls

2014-06-29 13:15

An ANC leader has hinted that a national fuel levy is likely to replace e-tolling even though the Gauteng premier says he will set up a panel to review the matter.

E-tolls up for review, says premier

2014-06-27 16:26

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has announced plans to review e-tolling and invited new proposals on how to find a lasting solution to the matter.

Gauteng Cosatu welcomes new premier

2014-05-21 15:49

Cosatu in Gauteng has welcomed the ANC's decision to appoint David Makhura as the province's premier.

Some background on Gauteng's new Premier

2014-05-20 22:59

Chris Kanyane reflects back to his university days and his first impressions of Gauteng's new Premier, David Makhura.

ANC has transformed SA - Makhura

2014-05-01 08:15

The ANC has transformed South Africa over the last 20 years, Gauteng provincial secretary David Makhura says.

Five protests a day in SA - ISS

2014-02-07 11:07

There are at least five protests a day in South Africa, the Institute for Security Studies says. Another has just flared up in Hebron near Pretoria.

ANC: Protests not linked to delivery

2014-02-06 16:52

The current spate of protests in Gauteng is not over service delivery but about development, ANC Gauteng secretary David Makhura says.

ANC gets ready for 2014 elections

2013-04-17 19:32

The ANC in Gauteng has commissioned an audit of development and service delivery in every part of the province.

Behave, or else, Gauteng ANC warns

2012-11-20 16:59

Gauteng ANC members disrupting branch meetings and making threats of violence will be disciplined, the provincial party says.

Mmemezi firing long overdue - DA

2012-07-02 13:19

The DA says the firing of Gauteng Housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi is long overdue, saying he represents everything wrong with the ANC's policy of cadre deployment.

No room for 'secret caucuses' in ANC

2012-05-28 16:06

Secret meetings ahead of the ANC nomination process are being probed by the party's Gauteng executive, says provincial secretary David Makhura.

Mantashe calls for march on art gallery

2012-05-24 18:59

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe asked supporters to march on the Goodman Gallery in Rosebank in opposition to a controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma.

ANC may bar lawyers at disciplinary hearings

2012-04-11 07:51

Lawyers may soon be banned from ANC disciplinary hearings because they can make it “extraordinarily difficult to bring errant members into line”, while giving the rich an advantage.

Gauteng ANC worried about anarchists

2011-10-05 14:24

A "notorious gang of anarchists" is attempting to destabilise the Gauteng ANC, the party has said.

Midvaal graft report overdue - ANC

2011-09-07 20:46

State authorities should make public a report on alleged corruption and maladministration in the DA-run Midvaal municipality, the ANC in Gauteng says.

We did not use live ammo, say police

2011-09-07 14:50

Live ammunition had not been used to subdue protesting residents at Thembelihle, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police have said.

ANC: Media exaggerates our problems

2011-05-04 14:22

The ANC’s Gauteng branch has accused the media of exaggerating the party’s problems with the nomination of candidates for the local government elections.

Toll road fat cats

2011-02-20 17:41

Eighty-five cents out of every R1 profit made from constructing and operating Gauteng’s controversial open road tolling system could land up in the pockets of an Austrian traffic conglomerate.

Johannesburg will continue cutting power

2011-02-03 22:10

The City of Johannesburg will continue cutting off services to those who do not pay their electricity bills, Mayor Amos Masondo says.


EFF hurts those they claim to represent - Makhura

2014-07-25 20:08

The EFF claims to represent working class men and women yet looted their shops when they "stormed" the Gauteng provincial legislature, Premier David Makhura says.

Two more added to tolls commitee

2014-07-17 21:53

Two people have been added to the panel tasked with examining the impact of e-tolls, says Gauteng premier David Makhura.

E-toll panel reputable - committee

2014-07-11 18:15

The panel chosen by Gauteng premier David Makhura to assess the socio-economic impact of e-tolls is a reputable team, says a committee.

Gauteng serious about e-toll review

2014-07-10 18:45

Gauteng premier David Makhura says the province is serious about assessing the impact of e-tolls on residents.

Makhura urges leaders to be hands on

2014-07-05 22:23

ANC provincial secretary David Makhura has called on public representatives to be more hands on in their communities.

Sanral wants to prosecute motorists - Outa

2014-06-30 17:05

Outa is of the view that the SA National Roads Agency is pushing ahead with plans to prosecute motorists, who have not paid their e-toll bills.

Makhura must address real e-toll issues - Outa

2014-06-27 19:04

Outa has welcomed the announcement by Gauteng Premier David Makhura to commission a panel to assess the impact of e-tolling in Gauteng.

New Gauteng premier appoints executive council

2014-05-23 18:06

Newly elected Gauteng Premier David Makhura has announced his executive council in Johannesburg.

DA welcomes new Gauteng premier

2014-05-21 13:57

Democratic Alliance Gauteng leader John Moodey has welcomed the province's new Premier David Makhura to the legislature.

Mokonyane sidelined as ANC names new premier

2014-05-20 16:00

ANC Gauteng secretary David Makhura has been appointed the province’s next premier after a day and a night of wrangling about the issue in the party’s national executive committee.

Gauteng ANC 'confident of victory'

2014-03-10 07:00

The Gauteng ANC provincial executive committee says it remains confident that it will win the province with an overwhelming majority later, dismissing reports that it will only get 45% of the vote.

NWest, Gauteng riots flare up

2014-02-06 21:12

Violent and destructive protest action, mostly associated with service delivery grievances, are continuing across Gauteng and parts of the North West.

Gauteng ANC welcomes members from DA

2014-02-06 15:20

The ANC in Gauteng has welcomed two new members from the DA into the governing party.

ANC gets new integrity commission

2012-12-20 07:23

The ANC has announced a new integrity commission that will have power to dismiss any member, including public servants, for corruption.

Gauteng ANC: Steer clear of violence

2012-10-10 16:27

The ANC in Gauteng wants no physical violence between members during its provincial nomination conference, secretary David Makhura says.

We want new type of member - ANC

2012-06-28 22:25

The ANC wants to renew itself by focusing on cadre training, "creating a new type of member", and improving its image, Gauteng secretary David Makhura says.

The Spear awakens ghost of apartheid: Makhura

2012-05-28 14:37

The controversial portrait depicting President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed recalled the assaults to human dignity of the apartheid era, says ANC's David Makhura.

Hanekom wants Ramaphosa as president

2012-05-20 16:18

Deputy minister of science and technology Derek Hanekom has asked businessman Cyril Ramaphosa to run for president, City Press reports.

ANC focuses on rejuvenation

2012-04-10 17:21

The ANC cannot be allowed to degenerate into a "narrow" party that focuses only on itself, Gauteng branch secretary David Makhura said on Tuesday.

Probation, screening for new ANC members

2011-09-07 22:55

Those wishing to become members of the ANC would have to undergo an eight-week probation and screening to ensure criminals are not recruited.

Leadership debate must continue: ANC

2011-09-07 16:05

Discussion on the ruling party's future leaders must continue, says the ANC's Gauteng secretary David Makhura.

Violent protests a dangerous trend - ANC

2011-09-07 12:42

The ANC's Gauteng secretary says the tendency of "certain ANC members" to resort to violent protests to challenge decisions has reached unprecedented levels.

ANC wants teachers axed

2011-03-15 13:27

Teachers who left the classroom to support an SA Democratic Teachers' Union leader at a court appearance in Gauteng must be fired, says the provincial ANC.

Strike action over e-tolls on the cards

2011-02-18 12:32

The Congress of SA Trade Unions in Gauteng is planning a strike and stay-away over the imminent introduction of additional toll fees in the province.

People pick Gauteng ANC councillors

2010-10-13 17:13

The ANC in Gauteng will involve the broader community, irrespective of whether they are ANC members, in the selection of candidates for the polls next year.

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