New Gauteng MECs will strengthen capacity of govt - Makhura

2016-02-02 21:15

Nandi Mayathula-Khoza has been appointed as he MEC for Social Development as one of 3 changes announced by Gauteng Premier, David Makhura.

R850m development plan for Mamelodi

2015-11-11 21:57

The township of Mamelodi, east of Pretoria will receive a face lift when an R850m development project is concluded.

Mamelodi taxi operators lauded for ending violence

2015-11-11 21:09

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has praised taxi operators in Mamelodi for putting aside their differences and working together towards achieving the same goal.

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.


Gauteng premier reshuffles cabinet

2016-02-02 20:05

MP Paul Mashatile will resign from Parliament to become the MEC for Housing, Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs in Gauteng, the premier has announced.

Don't wait for free houses - Makhura

2015-11-11 21:37

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called on residents, who can afford to build their own houses, not to wait for RDP houses from the government.

'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.

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