Mokonyane's 'buttocks' remark is Sepedi idiom

2014-09-15 18:41

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's "buttocks" comment is a Sepedi idiom used to describe the extent she would go to in order to protect President Jacob Zuma.

Clanwilliam Dam costs rise to R2.5bn

2014-07-15 20:00

The raising of the Clanwilliam Dam, which jumped by R300m over the last five months, will commence in October, says Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

ANC sends condolences to Bloemhof families

2014-06-02 16:43

The ANC has sent its condolences to the families of two more babies who died at the weekend after contracting diarrhoea in Bloemhof in North West.

ANC set to announce premier candidates

2014-05-20 08:35

ANC secretary Gwede Mantashe says the premiers of eight provinces, including Gauteng, will be selected from the three submissions from each of the party's provincial structures, according to a report.

ANC worried about slide in votes

2014-05-11 09:02

The ANC will hold a two-day indaba to discuss the decline in votes following last week’s elections, say reports.

Gauteng premier abusing state resources - DA

2014-05-02 13:18

The DA says Gauteng has seen immense abuse of state resources under Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Zuma: Pray for peaceful polls

2014-04-18 14:00

President Jacob Zuma has asked members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to pray for peaceful elections on 7 May.

Joburg murder barbaric - Mokonyane

2014-04-02 17:28

The murder and suspected rape of an Eldorado Park woman is barbaric, Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says.

Mokonyane: ANC group entitled to bodyguards

2014-03-26 09:55

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has defended her executive for using bodyguards during their election campaign in Bekkersdal, west of Johannesburg.

Cops mum on Bekkersdal incident

2014-03-15 07:57

Police have declined to comment on reports that the ANC's VIP security fired live ammunition at Bekkersdal residents.

Support victims of crime - Makonyane

2014-03-05 15:26

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane, while attending the Oscar Pistorius trial, has urged society to support victims of crime, especially women.

Pistorius witness says privacy compromised

2014-03-05 10:10

A State witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial says his privacy was "compromised severely" after his cellphone number was read out in court and he received a number of calls and messages.

Gauteng healthier - Mokonyane

2014-02-24 21:25

The life expectancy of people living in Gauteng has improved as a result more access to health care, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Protesters want Zuma, not Mokonyane

2014-02-07 14:46

Residents of Boiketlong in Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, want to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma, not Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Govt officials to visit Bekkersdal

2014-01-16 14:51

Senior government officials will visit Bekkersdal in the Westonaria municipality to give feedback to the community, the co-operative governance department says.

Township schools outperform model C schools

2014-01-07 22:29

For the first time since the dawn of democracy, township schools have outshone model C schools with matric results in Gauteng.

Gauteng residents urged to be responsible

2013-12-23 22:30

Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has urged Gauteng residents must act responsibly over the festive season.

Mokonyane thanks Gauteng for Madiba send-off

2013-12-18 10:28

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has thanked the province's residents for the respect they showed during the mourning period for Nelson Mandela.

Mandela events, briefings on Monday

2013-12-09 06:54

Several events and briefings around the 10-day mourning period for former president Nelson Mandela will be held in various parts of the country.

Prayer day for Diepsloot

2013-11-07 20:50

The City of Johannesburg has announced plans for a prayer day in Diepsloot following a spate of violent crimes in the township.

Bekkersdal an ANC failure - DA

2013-11-04 23:00

The DA says recent service delivery protests by Bekkersdal residents are a case study in ANC failures.

Premier condemns xenophobic attack

2013-10-31 20:10

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has condemned attacks on foreign nationals in Duduza on the East Rand.

Bekkersdal protests on hold

2013-10-27 21:17

Protest action in Bekkersdal, near Westenaria, has been put on hold to allow government time to investigate the residents' grievances, community leaders say.

Police presence strong in Bekkersdal

2013-10-25 13:40

Police have maintained a strong visible presence in Bekkersdal, outside Westonaria following violent service delivery protests in the area.


Use buttocks to defend Zuma - Mokonyane

2014-09-15 09:42

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says ANC members and Cabinet ministers will use their buttocks to defend President Jacob Zuma, the Sowetan reports.

Task team appointed to resolve Limpopo water problems

2014-08-15 16:10

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has appointed a task team to resolve water problems around Giyani in Limpopo.

Clanwilliam Dam costs soars to R2.5bn

2014-07-15 18:57

The cost of raising the Clanwilliam Dam wall in the Western Cape has apparently increased again.

Contaminated water: 2 more Bloemhof babies die

2014-06-02 08:18

Two more babies have died from diarrhoea in Bloemhof following water contamination in the area, the North West health department says.

Zuma to tackle Gauteng premier issue

2014-05-18 08:57

President Jacob Zuma will face his first post-election hurdle tomorrow when he meets with the ANC executive to decide on who to appoint as premier in the eight provinces the party governs, says a report.

Madiba 'would have voted ANC'

2014-05-10 09:40

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been happy with the 2014 elections, and would have encouraged voters to give the ANC another chance, believes Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Closer to the dream: Zuma

2014-04-27 15:09

South Africa has vastly improved over the past 20 years, building a buoyant economy, deepening democracy and combating crime and corruption, says President Jacob Zuma.

Chinese to start building $8bn Jhb city

2014-04-10 10:37

China's Shanghai Zendai Property plans to break ground next year on an $8bn new city development near Johannesburg.

R2bn drug bust a victory - Mokonyane

2014-03-26 18:15

Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says the raid on a Mandrax manufacturing laboratory in Benoni on the East Rand is a victory in the fight against drugs in Gauteng.

Mahlangu's house to be turned into museum

2014-03-22 15:55

The Mamelodi home of Martha Mahlangu, the mother of struggle icon Solomon Mahlangu, would be turned into a museum, President Jacob Zuma says.

Hospitals need generators - Maimane

2014-03-10 08:38

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane must act so healthcare facilities in Gauteng did not turn away patients due to power cuts, premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

Politicians can't resist lure of Pistorius

2014-03-05 14:19

The lure of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is too much, it seems, even for our top politicians to resist, writes News24’s Sipho Hlongwane from the North Gauteng High Court.

Gauteng healthiest province in SA - Mokonyane

2014-02-25 10:27

The life expectancy of people living in Gauteng has improved as a result more access to health care, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane.

Sebokeng demands premier visit

2014-02-08 05:45

Residents of Boiketlong in Sebokeng are angry because they have heard that Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane was not going to address them.

Sebokeng calms down after protests

2014-02-06 08:23

Sebokeng, south of Johannesburg, has quietened down following violent protests in the area.

Gauteng govt fails DA report card

2014-01-14 12:13

The DA has scored Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane four out of 10 in its provincial government report card.

Gauteng premier congratulates matrics of 2013

2014-01-07 19:11

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has congratulated the matric class of 2013 for improving the province's matric pass rate.

Mokonyane thanks Gauteng for Madiba send-off

2013-12-18 18:43

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has thanked the province's residents for the respect they showed during the mourning period for Nelson Mandela.

Mandela family are survivors: Makonyane

2013-12-10 10:31

Global icon Nelson Mandela's family are doing well in the midst of their mourning, Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane told eNCA news at the FNB Stadium in Soweto.

Gauteng govt assesses hailstorm damage

2013-11-29 22:30

Emergency teams are assessing the damage caused by severe weather conditions in Gauteng, the provincial government says.

Joburg hub will be 'New York of Africa'

2013-11-06 20:12

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed the multi-billion rand deal with a Chinese firm to turn property in Modderfontein into a business hub.

SA has a 'dirty' government, says Maimane

2013-11-02 17:00

There are no dirty votes in South Africa, only a "dirty government", the DA's Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

Premier reveals plans for Westonaria

2013-10-29 21:51

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has announced plans to develop the West Rand, particularly Westonaria and Randfontein.

Premier meets Bekkersdal community leaders

2013-10-25 22:02

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has met community leaders in Bekkersdal, outside Westonaria, to intervene in the violence that has plagued the township.

Support Diepsloot family - premier

2013-10-19 07:59

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane says Diepsloot residents must support the family of the two toddlers murdered earlier this week.

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