Racism not core of coloured school protest – Gauteng Education Department

2017-08-05 07:38

Protest action against the newly appointed black principal at Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School was at its core not an issue of racism, the Gauteng Education Department has said.

'Go slow' threat over black principal fails

2017-08-01 22:20

Threats of a “go slow” at close to 40 predominantly coloured schools in Gauteng failed to materialise, according to the provincial education department.

#News24 ICYMI: Safety alert issued for SA, ANC MP will vote for Zuma to go and Hout Bay family's triple tragedy

2017-07-28 18:50

Dolls of colour to inspire children, Zuma’s top bodyguard in kickback scandal and two types of corruption - one that bankrupts a country and another that allows economic development to flourish, are some of the stories you might have missed today.

St John's race row teacher leaves school - MEC

2017-07-28 13:29

The teacher who was found guilty of misconduct in an internal hearing has left St John's College, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Alleged racist St John's College teacher should be fired - MEC

2017-07-27 20:32

A St John’s College teacher who was given a final warning for 'serious misconduct' should have been fired, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

Lesufi gives Kempton Park school deadline to change hair policy

2017-07-25 19:18

Windsor House Academy has been given three months to come up with an inclusive code of conduct, according to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

Over 269 000 online applications as Gauteng deadline looms

2017-06-12 18:56

Gauteng's education department has recorded a total of 269 676 online admission applications for grades one and eight for the 2018 academic year as the portal draws to a close.

Thembisile Yende's death: Eskom has explaining to do, says Lesufi

2017-05-31 12:43

Eskom has a lot of explaining to do about the death of its employee Thembisile Yende, whose body lay at their Springs offices for 10 days before it was discovered.

Gauteng Education MEC to visit Parktown Boys High

2017-05-23 05:09

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to visit Parktown Boys High School to address educators and learners following an alleged sexual misconduct incident that has rocked the school, the department says.

'Death has robbed us' - Bronkhorstspruit crash victims remembered

Hundreds gathered in Sokhulumi to remember Verena victims

0 comments2782 Views

Klipspruit residents want 'serious solutions' from Gauteng premier

2017-08-03 14:09

Klipspruit West residents upset about the appointment of a black principal at a local high school, have demanded to see Gauteng Premier David Makhura and his education MEC.

‘But I was just joking'

2017-07-30 05:56

Keith Arlow, the former St John’s College teacher, pleaded to keep his job during his disciplinary proceedings, which found him guilty of making racist comments.

Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher at elite school fired

2017-07-28 14:22

MEC for Education in Gauteng, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision to fire St John's College teacher who was found guilty of racism.

Lesufi disappointed that St John's 'justifying racism'

2017-07-28 12:13

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he is disappointed and feels undermined that one of the country's most elite schools wanted to "justify racism".

Lesufi dissolves 'racist' SGB at embattled Eldorado Park school

2017-07-26 22:33

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has dissolved the school governing body of the racially conflicted Klipspruit-Wes Secondary School in Eldorado Park.

From the cradle to a career

2017-07-09 06:24

This agenda is one that starts at birth and follows children every step of the way with the ultimate goal that they graduate with a university degree, writes Panyaza Lesufi.

Matrics should all write the same exams - Lesufi

2017-06-02 12:25

Gauteng’s MEC for education, Panyaza Lesufi, says all matrics should write the same exams, so that there is one standard for all pupils.

'If you burn down this school, I’m not going to build another' - Lesufi

2017-05-30 12:29

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has warned parents that their children won't have a school if they decide to protest and burn down the newly-built Sinenhlahla Primary School in Bronkhorstspruit.

R25 revamp: too little, too late?

Residents of Verena, Mpumalanga, where an accident claimed 20 lives on the R25, ask "how many more lives will be lost" by the date government has set to reconstruct the road.

0 comments4072 Views

Tombstones to be put up in remembrance of horror minibus crash victims

2017-05-03 18:26

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has told family members and fellow learners at a memorial service in Sokhulumi, Mpumalanga, that tombstones in remembrance of the 18 pupils who died in the horror minibus crash, will be put up.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.