Coronavirus in SA: 'Mass screenings a waste of resources' - Gauteng govt

2020-03-18 17:15

The Gauteng government is of the view that mass screenings are a waste of resources, and public facilities will stick to the said rules when dealing with suspected cases of Covid-19.

City of Tshwane to be placed under administration

2020-03-05 08:42

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has announced that the City of Tshwane would be placed under administration.

Lasting solution for e-tolls to be announced soon - Makhura

2020-02-25 13:48

President Cyril Ramaphosa will soon announce a lasting solution for Gauteng's e-toll system, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Eight things Premier David Makhura must address ahead of Gauteng's SOPA, according to DA

2020-02-24 18:57

The DA gives Gauteng Premier David Makhura a list of eight issues to address ahead of his State of the Province Address. One is to secure his own source of energy to mitigate against load shedding.

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.


Coronavirus: Gauteng woman discharged from hospital, isolated at home

2020-03-11 13:23

A woman who tested positive for the coronavirus in Gauteng has been discharged from Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

Gauteng to build 100 schools to stem shortage of classrooms - Makhura

2020-02-25 16:58

In his SOPA, Gauteng Premier David Makhura promises to build 100 schools and six hospitals in the next 10 years.

Makhura seeks alternative energy sources to ease Gauteng's load shedding headache

2020-02-25 13:06

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says in his SOPA he will seek alternative ways of sourcing energy in the wake of rolling blackouts by Eskom.

'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.

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