'I want police action' - Gauteng premier visits Winterveld school targeted by armed robbers

2020-01-16 16:42

Gauteng Premier David Makhura is demanding police action after two schools - Philemon Montsho Primary and St Josephs Kulani Primary in Winterveld – were broken into over the festive season.

Going back to basics: This is 'the decade of our children', says Makhura

2020-01-08 21:48

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says 2020 will be the year of focusing on basic education to improve underperforming schools.

Makhura leads meeting with mayors to strengthen inter-governmental relations

2019-11-01 16:06

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has called on mayors in the province to work together to strengthen inter-governmental relations and co-operative governance.

David Makhura appoints commission to investigate ongoing Gauteng taxi violence

2019-09-15 16:30

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the underlying causes and people behind the ongoing killings in the taxi industry across the province.

Gauteng xenophobia attacks akin to 2008 crisis - Institute of Race Relations

2019-09-05 05:08

The Institute of Race Relations says the current wave of attacks in parts of Gauteng are akin to the 2008 xenophobia "crisis", warning that comments made by senior government officials are adding fuel to the fire.

Joburg South residents give Makhura deadline to respond to land demands

2019-09-01 22:13

About 300 residents in Johannesburg South have given Gauteng Premier David Makhura until Friday to respond to their demand for land, GroundUp reports.

'We're tired of arrogance exhibited by our comrades' - ANCWL refuses to back down on Gauteng cabinet gender split

2019-08-23 17:02

Gauteng premier David Makhura has a tough fight ahead as the ANC Women's League pledges not to back down in its bid to have 60/40 gender split in the province.

Gauteng premier has until Monday to ditch man from his cabinet to allow for gender parity - ANC

2019-08-14 19:24

Gauteng Premier David Makhura's time is running out to implement a decision by the ANC's national executive committee to remove one of his male MECs or face serious consequences, party spokesperson Dakota Legoete has told News24.

Ramaphosa orders Mboweni and Makhura to work together to solve e-toll problem

2019-07-06 16:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa has weighed in on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Gauteng Premier David Makhura's disagreements over e-tolls, instructing the ministers to work together to find a solution.

Scrapping e-tolls: Opposition unconvinced Premier David Makhura can deliver

2019-07-01 21:32

The DA has pledged to expose premier David Makhura and the ANC government for its 'false tongue', the party's Gauteng leader Solly Msimanga said on Monday.


Gauteng school suffered 17 break-ins before it was torched, says Lesufi

2020-01-15 17:50

Khutlo-Tharo Secondary School in Sebokeng, which was torched, has suffered 17 break-ins since August last year.

Mamelodi informal settlement residents hit by floods will be relocated - Makhura

2019-12-11 20:46

Residents of te Eerste Fabriek informal settlement in Mamelodi, who were displaced by the floods in Tshwane, will be resettled elsewhere, says Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Gauteng cabinet debate: Who gets the chop?

2019-10-09 18:06

While the ANC at national office has confirmed that Gauteng Premier David Makhura will have a cabinet reshuffle this week to replace one male MEC with a woman, its anyone's guess who will get the chop out of the five.

'It is up to the premier' - Masuku on his fate, as Makhura faces pressure to drop one male MEC

2019-09-10 16:16

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku says that a decision about him remaining in his post is "up to the Premier David Makhura".

Makhura threatens to bring in army if Gauteng unrest continues

2019-09-03 16:10

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has warned that he will not hesitate to deploy the army to areas plagued by xenophobic attacks and looting in the province.

Tshwane gets it, but Joburg is difficult to work with, says Makhura of DA-led cities

2019-08-26 15:44

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has fired the latest shot in a long-running war of words between the ANC in Gauteng and City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Gauteng ANC to meet party's Top 6 about dropping one male MEC

2019-08-22 18:41

The ANC in Gauteng is set to hold a series of meetings over the weekend as it grapples with the decision to drop one male member from Premier David Makhura’s executive.

Gauteng premier, health MEC conduct surprise visit at Sebokeng Hospital

2019-07-17 22:02

A surprise visit to Sebokeng Hospital in Johannesburg by Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku found improved services and the reduction of waiting times.

Mboweni vs Makhura: Tense standoff over e-tolls

2019-07-05 21:41

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Gauteng e-toll users must pay, while the Gauteng provincial legislature stands by its position that there is no future for the e-toll system.

Will Gauteng scrap e-tolls? No clear plan set out in Makhura's SOPA

2019-07-01 16:18

The Gauteng government is willing to help settle billions of rands of e-toll debt, Premier David Makhura has said in his State of the Province Address.

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