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Embattled Hlongwa, Mahlangu re-elected to Gauteng ANC executive committee

JOHANNESBURG, July 23 – Embattled Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu have been elected again as members of the African National Congress (ANC) provincial executive committee, despite dark clouds hanging over their heads over alleged corruption and mismanagement in the provincial government. Newly appointed ANC Gauteng deputy chairman, Panyaza Lesufi, on Monday said the conference, held […]

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ANC Gauteng conference adopts credentials

JOHANNESBURG, July 20 – The Gauteng African National Congress elective conference adopted credentials on Friday night. Adoption of credentials and the financial presentation were closed sessions and not open to media. Provincial spokesman Motalatale Modiba said the credentials were adopted “overwhelmingly” by the conference. Outgoing secretary Hope Papo followed with a presentation of the organisational […]

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Torching of police car at Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging condemned

VEREENIGING, January 19 – The Overvaal Transformation Committee, which is protesting the exclusion of non-Afrikaans speaking learners at Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging on Thursday denounced the damaging of a police vehicle outside the school premises. “We are against any form of violence. It’s unfortunate that when you have protesters, you don’t know who is here […]

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Gauteng Premier David Makhura congratulates department on matric results

JOHANNESBURG, January 5 – Gauteng Premier David Makhura has on Thursday, congratulated provincial MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi and his team on their performance in the National Senior Certificate Results. Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshegka announced the results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations Thursday evening. The Gauteng Department of Education attained an […]

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Norkem Park High School expels 2, suspends 12 learners over viral video of fights

 JOHANNESBURG, August  18 – Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Friday said disciplinary action had been taken against 12 learners who were involved in violent behaviour at Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park. In a statement, Lesufi welcomed the decision by the Norkem Park High School to expel two learners and suspend ten others. The two learners were […]