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.

Gauteng education dept pleased with online application progress

2018-04-17 15:43

The Gauteng Department of Education says it is pleased with how the first day of online admissions for Grade 1 and 8 learners has progressed.

WATCH: Soweto primary school falling apart – roofs collapsing, toilets broken

Ditau Primary School in Soweto is falling apart at the seams. Toilets are not working and roofs are rotting away, putting pupils' lives in harm's way.

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Equal education for all means whites also gain

2018-02-07 12:10

There is an unfair insinuation that the GDE is on a crusade against Afrikaans, hence the community must mobilise to protect "die taal". This is intended to whip fear that Afrikaans will be eroded by English, writes Panyaza Lesufi.


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.

'We are under siege,' says Lesufi after 2nd robbery at school in week

2018-03-29 18:40

Robbers have hit Dr WF Nkomo High School for the second time in a week, the Gauteng Department of Education says.

Gauteng criminals target schools for electronics, food

2018-03-23 22:21

The Gauteng education department says there might be a syndicate operating in Atteridgeville following a spate of robberies at several schools.

Lesufi sets Feb 15 as deadline to place more than 3 000 pupils

2018-01-30 18:08

A total of 3 366 Grade 1 and Grade 8 pupils still need to be placed in schools, says Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

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