EFF condemns removal of members

2014-07-01 22:14

The EFF national leadership has condemned what it calls the violent and undemocratic decision of the ANC Speaker to remove its members from the Gauteng legislature.

Stop land invasions - govt

2014-04-29 19:22

Gauteng has warned people in Lawley and Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg, to stop invading land which does not belong to them.

Flood havoc in Joburg

2014-03-07 19:03

The Gauteng provincial government has reported that several areas in Johannesburg are flooded.

Joburg housing man quits

2013-09-26 14:14

A man allegedly implicated in illegally selling houses in Lenasia has resigned from his post at the City of Johannesburg, a Gauteng official says.

Torching of councillor's house condemned

2013-08-16 19:46

Cope in Gauteng has condemned the burning of an East Rand municipal ward councillor's house following a housing scam in Duduza.

New approach for Jhb low cost housing

2013-07-24 11:16

There is a need for interventions that will see investment in jobs, improvement of settlement quality and move away from pockets of poverty, says MEC Ntombi Mekgwe.

2 000 officials prosecuted for fraud

2013-03-26 13:39

More than 2000 provincial and municipal officials in Gauteng, have been prosecuted for fraudulently benefiting from government housing programmes.

Corrupt housing official jailed

2013-03-03 22:18

The Gauteng housing department has welcomed a housing official being jailed by the Sebokeng Magistrate's Court for fraudulently selling RDP houses.

SAHRC, housing officials play nice

2012-11-23 20:03

The Gauteng housing department has invited the SA Human Rights Commission to visit the area where houses have been demolished in Lenasia.

Illegal occupation an old problem - MEC

2012-11-13 16:38

The illegal occupation and erecting of houses on private or state-owned land is an old provincial problem, Gauteng Housing MEC Ntombi Mekgwe says.


EFF: Gauteng police assaulted members

2014-07-01 14:43

Gauteng police assaulted two members of the EFF when they were forcefully removed from the provincial legislature chamber because of wearing inappropriate clothing, the party claims.

Gauteng warns against land invasion

2014-04-10 22:07

The Gauteng government says it would not stand by and watch people illegally construct shacks on land in Kokosi in Fochville.

Gauteng welcomes Midvaal merger

2013-10-15 21:53

MEC Ntombi Mekgwe says Gauteng's co-operative governance department has welcomed the Municipal Demarcation Board's announcement on municipal boundaries.

Westonaria land transfer under discussion

2013-09-11 19:37

Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Ntombi Mekgwe says the Johannesburg and Westonaria municipalities have started talking about the transfer of land for housing development.

Shack dwellers torch councillor's home

2013-08-15 22:04

A Gauteng ward councillor’s house has been set alight after illegally-built shacks were demolished near Brakpan, Gauteng’s human settlement department says.

Gauteng evicts house invaders

2013-04-04 17:40

The Gauteng housing department has evicted 51 families from RDP houses they were illegally occupying in Winterveldt north of Pretoria.

Housing MEC welcomes fraudster's sentence

2013-03-05 22:27

Local Government and Housing MEC Ntombi Mekgwe has welcomed Lenasia land fraudster Mandla Dlamini's sentence of three years' imprisonment.

Court order against Tshwane land invasion

2012-12-03 16:21

Tshwane metro municipality has been granted a court order against the invasion of government-owned land in Soshanguve south, north of Pretoria, the Gauteng housing department said on Monday.

Groups backing residents in housing fight

2012-11-16 21:10

The SA Human Rights Commission says that it has met Lenasia residents to discuss the recent demolitions of houses there.

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.

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