WATCH | 'We are turning our schools into mortuaries', says Lesufi as Seboko family seek answers over pool death

2020-01-19 19:40

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has visited the distraught family of Keamohetswe Seboko who allegedly drowned in a hostel swimming pool at Laerskool Bekker in Magaliesburg on Wednesday.

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.

Curro offers help as Gauteng education dept opens late registrations

2020-01-14 16:21

The Gauteng education department has "reluctantly" thrown a lifeline to parents of Grade 1 and Grade 8 pupils who were late with their applications for the 2020 school year.

WATCH | Melville attack: 'Gunmen were out to do harm', says victim as he recalls Poppy's shooting

2020-01-03 16:40

Victims of the shooting at Poppy's restaurant in Melville early on New Year's morning have praised the staff of Helen Joseph Hospital where they are recovering.

AfriForum threatens to sue Lesufi: 'Assassination claim a blatant lie'

2019-11-24 22:30

The war of words between AfriForum and Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi became even more angry on Sunday with a defamation suit in the offing.

The 'Four Fafs' on Lesufi's old flag gaffe: 'We want the whole nation to unite behind the boys'

2019-10-28 13:39

Four Springbok fans in Japan have accepted Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi's apology after he incorrectly accused one of them of wearing an old South African flag at the Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales.

Gauteng ready for 2019 National Senior Certificate exams

2019-10-13 22:14

Gauteng province is ready to administer the 2019 National Senior Certificate examinations.

More than R120m lost to theft and vandalism at Gauteng schools - Lesufi

2019-08-14 13:42

The Gauteng Department of Education says it has lost more than R120m due to theft and vandalism at schools since the start of the 2019 academic year.

Lesufi plans to introduce Grade R at Gauteng schools by 2024

2019-07-31 16:25

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi intends to change Early Childhood Development by implementing Grade R at schools across the province by 2024.

We don’t have money - Panyaza Lesufi on rebuilding torched Katlehong school

2019-07-04 22:14

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the education department does not have the finances to fix the Katlehong school believed to have been burned down due to protests.


Parktown Boys' High tragedy: Gauteng Education Department launches own investigation

2020-01-17 21:38

The Gauteng Education Department institutes an independent investigation into the death of a 13-year-old pupil from Parktown Boys' High at an orientation camp near Brits in North West.

Curro schools agree to assist Gauteng education dept with placement of pupils

2020-01-15 15:43

Curro Holdings, South Africa’s largest JSE-listed independent school operator, says it has been approached by the Gauteng Department of Education for "potential" assistance with the placement of Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners.

Inside the Melville shooting: What we know so far

2020-01-05 07:32

A deadly shooting just an hour into the new year in Melville, Johannesburg has left residents rattled.

Melville shooting: Lesufi says police are close to 'cracking this case'

2020-01-03 13:15

Acting Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi says police are close to a breakthrough in the investigation into the New Year's Eve shooting at Poppy's restaurant in Melville.

If an official is attacked we will withdraw our services, Lesufi warns Gauteng parents

2019-11-03 18:30

MEC of Education in Gauteng Panyaza Lesufi has warned frustrated Gauteng parents that should a district official be attacked during online placement, the service will be withdrawn.

Bullied Kempton Park pupil attempted suicide after video of assault went viral - report

2019-10-24 10:02

The Hoërskool Kempton Park pupil who was brutally attacked in one of the school's bathrooms has reportedly attempted to commit suicide since a video of the incident went viral.

Panyaza Lesufi raises R50K for slain car guard's family so they don't accept 'blood money'

2019-09-16 16:41

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has raised R50 000 for the family of a slain car guard, who was reportedly offered the same amount as compensation from his alleged killer.

Lesufi to sue Dan Roodt over South African citizenship claims

2019-08-02 21:32

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has threatened to take legal action against author Dan Roodt over a tweet claiming Lesufi is not a South African citizen.

Parents have until Wednesday afternoon to submit Gauteng school admission documents

2019-07-31 12:48

Gauteng parents who received letters of admission for the schools they chose for their children have been given until Wednesday afternoon to provide the department with the required documents, according to the Gauteng Department of Education.

WATCH LIVE | MEC Lesufi and education experts discuss ways to fix our schools

For this edition of News24 FRONTLINE, join News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson as he examines the education landscape with Lesufi who will also be questioned by education specialist Professor Mary Metcalfe, former ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza and Paul Colditz from the Federation of School Governing Bodies.

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