388 operations deferred at Bara this year

2014-09-08 12:40

A total of 388 operations were deferred at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital between January and July, meaning that surgeons cancelled about two operations every week, says the DA.

East Rand patients being treated inhumanely - MEC

2014-07-10 21:37

Patients around Thokoza and Vosloorus townships on the East Rand claim they are being punished by nurses, after complaining about expired medication.

Soweto gets new R730m hospital

2014-04-30 16:14

DA health spokesperson Jack Bloom says the money spent on food and drinks at the lavish opening of a new Soweto hospital would have been better spent on meeting the health needs of people in Gauteng.

Infrastructure dept delays payment

2013-10-30 20:24

The DA says the Gauteng infrastructure development department has delayed payments to 129 service providers working for the health department.

ANC feels the heat in Mangaung

2012-12-17 16:11

Pieces of paper and even name tags have fluttered as delegates at the ANC's conference venue tried to cool themselves down in Mangaung.

Mokonyane reshuffles executive council

2012-07-16 18:19

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has reshuffled her provincial executive council after the resignation of local government and housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi.

Shebeens: Three months to apply for licence

2012-03-04 13:33

Shebeens will have to comply with the new liquor act when their permits expire at the end of June, says the economic development MEC.

Gauteng liquor laws to be tightened

2012-02-27 12:32

An end to Gauteng's moratorium on liquor licences will be announced in March, says economic development MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Liquor licence moratorium to stay

2011-11-15 12:43

A sixth-month moratorium on the issuing of new liquor licences in Gauteng still stands, says Economic Development MEC Qedani Mahlangu.

Liquor licence anarchy in Gauteng: DA

2011-04-01 14:13

The Gauteng Liquor Unit has no data on how many liquor licenses have been issued to outlets that are within a 500m radius of a school, church or mosque, the DA has said.


Gauteng health forcing poor to pay - claim

2014-08-15 09:40

The Gauteng department of health is under fire for allegedly privatising healthcare at hospitals at the expense of the poor.

MEC: Not enough doctors at Bara

2014-05-30 17:06

Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has admitted the biggest hospital in the southern Hemisphere, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, is short staffed.

Hospital's new lift in 10-floor 'freefall'

2014-04-11 08:50

An investigation is to be launched after a newly-installed lift at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital went into freefall before stopping itself, leaving three people "shaken up".

Gauteng goes solar

2013-05-30 22:11

A project to install rooftop solar panels on government buildings in Gauteng will begin in the 2013/14 fiscal year, a member of the executive council for infrastructure development says.

ANC welcomes Gauteng executive reshuffle

2012-07-16 19:50

The African National Congress in Gauteng has welcomed the reshuffle of the Gauteng executive council.

Gauteng fears monopoly in liquor trade

2012-03-04 18:21

Gauteng is to implement a variety of measures to regulate liquor trade in the province, including the annual renewal of licenses.

Liquor laws to be tightened - MEC

2012-02-27 18:30

An end to Gauteng's moratorium on liquor licences will be announced in March, Economic Development MEC Qedani Mahlangu says.

Heritage sites get new acting CEO

2011-11-28 20:30

Gauteng Tourism Authority head Dawn Robertson has been appointed acting CEO of the Cradle of Humankind world heritage site and the Dinokeng project.

Gauteng liquor licences to be reviewed

2011-05-31 14:27

All liquor licences for the province are to be examined as part of a policy review says Gauteng MEC for economic develoment Qedani Mahlangu.

Govt to fight illegal shebeens

2010-12-14 14:41

The Gauteng government will clamp down on illegal shebeens around the province, economic development MEC Qedani Mahlangu says.

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