'I want my son' - mother of pupil who was stabbed to death while walking to school

2019-03-13 14:41

"I want my son," the mother of a Grade 11 Mondeor High school pupil has cried, as pathology services removed his body from a patch of grass outside his school, where he was stabbed to death.

New Gauteng school feeder zones ensure transformation and fairness - Lesufi

2019-03-11 09:18

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced that the newly-regulated feeder zones will mean that children will no longer be discriminated against based on where they live.

'They should lead by example' - Gauteng MEC welcomes dismissal of coach found guilty of sex harassment

2019-03-01 22:35

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the dismissal of a Bryanston High School sports coach, who was found guilty during disciplinary proceedings of sexually harassing pupils and financial mismanagement.

PICS: 'We don't want another Driehoek situation' – Ennerdale school shut amid collapse fears

2019-02-22 07:15

An Ennerdale high school has been closed since Monday over fears that two walkways could collapse at anytime.

70 schools in SA red-flagged for structural defects

2019-02-16 12:28

A tragedy similar to the one at Hoërskool Driehoek is possible at 70 schools in South Africa, after they were red-flagged for structural defects.

'Their screams are still lingering in my mind' - witness to Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy

2019-02-01 14:32

An employee at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark says she is being tormented by the images of the falling concrete slab, which led to the death of three pupils.

#PleaseCallMe saga: Lesufi ignores threats, turns up heat on Vodacom

2019-01-30 18:37

ANC Gauteng deputy chairperson Panyaza Lesufi is talking to the minister of finance about government's transversal contracts with Vodacom.

Menzi Primary school robbery: Case postponed to probe legal status of suspects

2019-01-21 16:45

Two of the four foreign nationals, accused of robbing the state-of-the-art school Menzi Primary School in Tsakane, are in South Africa illegally, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Lesufi: 'Solidarity must back off! Race politics at schools is over'

2019-01-16 20:21

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the time for race politics, particularly in schools, has passed.

About 8 000 Gauteng pupils still not placed - Lesufi

2019-01-09 15:35

About 8 000 pupils in Gauteng have not yet been placed in schools, says Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.


Lesufi calls on tough action against bullies

2019-03-11 17:31

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has visited Crystal Park High School, the scene of a recent attack on a pupil that was caught on camera.

Three Soweto Grade 8 pupils suspended for allegedly raping a fellow pupil

2019-03-05 11:19

Three Grade 8 pupils have been suspended from Fons Luminis Secondary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, for allegedly raping another Grade 8 pupil.

Lesufi's school bullying meeting postponed due to Rhema Bible Church roof collapse

2019-02-23 10:20

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi's meeting with the Representative Council of Learners has been postponed due to the collapse of the auditorium rooftop at Rhema Bible Church in Johannesburg.

Matric pupil dies at a Benoni school after collapsing during physical training

2019-02-21 16:21

A Grade 12 pupil has been certified dead at Liverpool Secondary School in Benoni.

Please Call Me: Vodacom prepared to assert its rights in the courts

2019-02-01 16:05

Vodacom's head of legal and regulatory Nkateko Nyoka said that the mobile operator is keeping its options open when it comes to pursuing legal measures against the Please Call Me movement and others.

Protesters start to disperse at Vodacom HQ in Midrand

2019-01-31 09:51

The roughly 200 protesters who congregated outside Vodacom’s closed head offices in Midrand to show their support for Please Call Me Inventor Nkosana Makate have started to disperse.

Lesufi visits Hoërskool President following viral video of violent fight

2019-01-25 15:28

The Gauteng Department of Education, represented by MEC Panyaza Lesufi and other officials, have visited Hoërskool President in Johannesburg to 'establish facts regarding the disturbing viral video depicting learners in a violent confrontation'.

16 tablets, 3 laptops believed to have been stolen from Menzi primary school recovered

2019-01-18 15:27

A police investigation has led to the recovery of 16 tablets and 3 laptops believed to have been stolen from newly opened Menzi Primary School in Ekurhuleni.

Eldorado Park school impasse: Parents want teachers charged, department wants them to teach

2019-01-14 21:06

There appears to be an impasse at Eldorado Park Secondary School as disgruntled parents of pupils demand that seven of the school's teachers be charged, claiming that they falsely accused the principal of abuse.

Only 863 Gauteng schools have space left for late applicants - MEC

2019-01-08 16:46

There are only 863 schools in Gauteng that still have space left to accommodate late applications, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

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