‘Our kids are discriminated because of Afrikaans’ – EFF members: The EFF and a parent have been involved in a brawl on the first day of school during a protest outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging.
Wanted suspect hit in shootout with police: A man, wanted in connection with ATM and drop safe bombings, is under police guard in hospital after being hit in a shootout with police.
‘Bra Willie, our dream maker through poems and literature’ – Ramaphosa: South African poet and activist Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile’s acclaimed work formed part of the celebration of his life as speakers recited quotes from his poems and urged others to read his work.
More than 28 000 Gauteng pupils still need to be placed: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says 2 565 of the 31 000 pupils who had not been registered with schools have been placed, leaving 28 435 of them still without a place.
Mashaba appoints new City of Joburg MMC for finance: City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has appointed Funzela Ngobeni as the new mayoral committee for finance after Rabelani Dagada was fired following allegations of nepotism and undue influence.
‘My life is at risk, but I am not scared’ – Panyaza Lesufi on threats: Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has revealed that he feels his life is in danger after he and his family received threats.
Parliament welcomes Selebano resignation: Parliament has welcomed the resignation of suspended head of Gauteng’s Department of Health, Dr Barney Selebano.
No funds to train 700 Gauteng nurses: Poor planning and the ongoing health budget crisis will see 700 nurses unable to start their first year of nursing training, says DA Gauteng health spokesperson Jack Bloom.
Call to criminally charge Selebano, despite his resignation: The DA says the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano, the suspended head of the Gauteng health department, following the Esidimeni tragedy is not sufficient. The party has called for Selebano to be criminally charged as well. Suspended Gauteng health department head resigns
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