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AS IT HAPPENED | Headmaster of Parktown Boys' High School suspended - Panyaza Lesufi

2020-01-24 11:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week.

Another Gauteng school goes up in flames

2020-01-17 10:58

Another Gauteng school has been gutted by a fire, this time in Soweto, Johannesburg Emergency Management Services say.

Gauteng man found dead in his garden

2020-01-13 17:56

A Vereeniging man in his 80s is believed to have been electrocuted to death while mowing his lawn.

Two killed as light aircraft crashes near Springs Airfield

2020-01-13 09:45

A pilot and passenger have been killed in an aircraft crash near Springs Airfield in the City of Ekurhuleni.

Soweto school prides itself on 90% pass rate

2020-01-09 05:42

Despite a 2% decline on its 2018 matric pass rate, Bhukulani High School remains one of the schools in demand in Soweto.

'Hard work alone is not enough, you need to be consistent' - Class of 2019 Limpopo top achiever

2020-01-07 13:24

Matric top achievers give their recipes for success in the 2019 exams at the meet-and-greet breakfast with Minister Angie Motshekga.

'I am quite passionate about maths' - school's top IEB matriculant scores 99% in final paper

2020-01-07 07:42

As the top pupil at his school in the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) class of 2019, Miguel Torres scored a whopping 99% for his final mathematics mark - a subject he has been passionate about since Grade 10.

7 burnt bodies found dumped next to N12 near Benoni

2019-12-27 10:14

The bodies of seven men have been found dumped next to the N12 westbound highway at the Putfontein off-ramp near Benoni.

Motorists warned about dislodged pavement on the M1 South freeway

2019-12-26 09:51

The Johannesburg Metro Police Department has issued a warning to motorists travelling on the M1 South about a pavement structure that has dislodged.

Man presumed dead after going for swim in Krugersdorp dam

2019-12-23 09:34

A man who went for a swim in the Monument Dam near the Key West Shopping Centre in Krugersdorp is presumed to have drowned.

 

Report declaring water supply to KZN hospitals safe, was ignored to flout tender processes, Zondo commission hears

2020-01-22 14:25

A report deeming the water being supplied to hospitals in KZN safe, was ignored to flout tender processes in the procurement of water purification plants, the commission of inquiry into state capture hears.

WATCH | Thieves target courier vehicles in Johannesburg

2020-01-16 18:45

Police are investigating a case of hijacking after a RAM courier vehicle was attacked east of Johannesburg. Watch.

Chicco Twala spent R1m trying to rehabilitate son - report

2020-01-13 14:28

Veteran musician and producer Chicco Twala has reportedly spent R1m trying to rehabilitate his son, Longwe, who he alleges is addicted to drugs, a report said.

Vanderbijlpark teacher and co-accused await trial date in case of 6-year-old girl's kidnapping

2020-01-09 13:36

The four people accused of kidnapping a 6-year-old Vanderbijlpark girl will have to wait a little longer to know when they will be tried.

WATCH | Joburg’s matric class of 2019 excited for the future

2020-01-08 21:40

The matric class of 2019 prevailed against the challenging National Senior Certificate exam papers, achieving an overall 81.3% pass rate - a 3% increase from 2018. Gauteng pupils led the pack with the most bachelor’s passes at 44.5%.

King David High School Linksfield's class of 2019 shines

2020-01-07 12:16

King David High School Linksfield in Johannesburg has achieved 552 distinctions - an average 3.75 per student.

SAHETI's top pupil bags 8 distinctions while fighting cancer

2020-01-07 06:01

While Grade 12 pupils were anxious about writing their preliminary examinations ahead of the finals last year, Antonio Aristides feared for the worst when his health took a turn for the worse.

Power to be fully restored in Cleveland area by Thursday afternoon

2019-12-26 14:35

City Power has completed the connection and commissioning of the new transformer at Cleveland substation, the power utility has said.

Fees Must Fall activist's 'biggest Christmas gift' is his release from prison

2019-12-24 11:07

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release from Leeuwkop Correctional Centre in Johannesburg is '"his biggest Christmas gift", according to his lawyer.

EFF delegates descend on Soweto campus for registration for second elective conference

2019-12-13 13:41

A smooth start is a sign of things to come, at least according to EFF members who are attending the party's second elective conference at Nasrec.

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