Education dept expels Soweto pupil who threw a stone at teacher

2018-11-16 22:08

The Gauteng education department has expelled a Soweto pupil who threw a stone at a teacher, causing the teacher to suffer minor injuries.

West Rand municipality emergency vehicles locked inside yard as employees refuse to work

2018-11-15 13:56

Those who find themselves in emergency situations on the West Rand could be in more trouble than they think because protesting municipality workers are preventing critical services from being carried out.

'Let me be clear, I will make no apology' - Lesufi responds to FF Plus on Afrikaans schools

2018-10-26 22:57

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he will not apologise for asking an "underutilised school" offering tuition in Afrikaans, to teach in another language instead.

Clash continues between FF Plus and Lesufi over Afrikaans in schools

2018-09-18 13:48

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi faces more than 200 charges at the Integrity Commission of the Gauteng legislature after the Freedom Front Plus accused him of flouting school language policies and destroying Afrikaans.

Career guidance is the key to economic development

2018-09-11 07:00

I firmly believe that inspiration for future success starts in the home and we should encourage our young people to have infinite ambitions, writes Panyaza Lesufi.

ANC wants 'fresh elections' for Johannesburg and Tshwane metros

2018-08-26 12:41

As Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga faces a motion of no confidence, the ANC in Gauteng says the only way forward for the province is to have fresh elections.

Almost 120 000 placement offers made to parents for Gauteng schools - Lesufi

2018-08-08 12:33

Almost 120 000 offers for Grade 1 and Grade 8 placements in Gauteng schools have been sent out to parents, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.

Panyaza Lesufi: 'BLF advances the interests of the poor'

2018-07-04 18:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the ANC must have a working relationship with leftist political movements, including the EFF and BLF.

Shattered, angry and devastated: Lesufi speaks out on arrest of school feeding scheme staff

2018-05-18 18:20

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has responded with outrage to news of the arrest of four school feeding scheme employees.

Lesufi opens criminal case over effigy, still in dark over culprits

2018-04-27 22:12

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has opened a criminal case of intimidation after an effigy of himself was ‘hanged’ in Tshwane, his office has confirmed.


New feeder zones for public schools will 'cross the colour line' - Lesufi

2018-11-15 17:35

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is hoping that new feeder zones for public schools will be inclusive of all South African learners irrespective of race, background or creed.

Gauteng education launches innovative aviation programme for Grade 5 pupils

2018-11-09 16:14

In the latest bid to change the face of basic education in Gauteng, MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi launched an innovative aviation programme that will make mathematics and science fun again for over 400 Grade 5 pupils.

Teenager set on fire in Daveyton vigilante attack dies

2018-10-17 12:47

The Daveyton teenager who was set on fire in August by a mob fed up with gang violence has succumbed to his burn wounds.

Two primary school brothers die after stomach aches, third brother in hospital

2018-09-11 18:33

Two Katlehong primary school pupils have died after complaining about serious stomach cramps, and their five-year-old brother is critically ill in hospital with similar symptoms.

Pupil lap dancing video goes viral: Gauteng education dept strongly condemns misconduct

2018-09-10 19:24

A video clip of a Grade 10 pupil giving a lap dance to another pupil, has been doing the rounds and has caught the attention of the Gauteng Department of Education.

Lesufi calls for calm after mob justice attack on school premises

2018-08-17 17:57

Concerns have been raised about pupils at a Daveyton high school living in fear of gangster, after a group of angry residents tried to burn an alleged gangster to death.

Panyaza Lesufi: 'Our argument is not to chase anybody into the sea'

2018-07-05 20:00

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, who is vying for the position of Gauteng deputy chairperson, says he remains shocked by some of the racial tension at public hearings on land in parts of SA.

Lesufi wants an end to ANC devouring itself

2018-06-17 06:04

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is not known for being media shy, but for the past few weeks he has kept relatively silent on his campaign to be elected the ANC’s deputy Gauteng chairperson.

'Educators must teach and not violate' - Panyaza Lesufi following probe into Parktown Boys' High

2018-05-08 19:22

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has instructed Parktown Boys' High School's governing body to review the school's code of conduct, after damning allegations surfaced.

Hung effigy of MEC Lesufi a 'cowardice act by racists' - ANC

2018-04-26 10:16

The ANC in Gauteng has called the effigy of Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi a "cowardice [act] by racists" who are determined to undermine the efforts of a non-racial society.

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