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 Police have confiscated firearm and live ammunition from a grade two learner at Dalpark Primary School.
Grade 2 learner caught with firearm at Dalpark Primary

Thursday 28 September 2017 18:15

A Grade 2 pupil has been caught with a firearm and live ammunition at Dalpark Primary School in Brakpan on the East Rand.


Gauteng Education dept probes death of Benoni boy

Thursday 21 September 2017 05:31

The Gauteng Department of Education says it is probing the death of a 13-year-old boy, who was allegedly repeatedly bullied at a school in Benoni, in Ekurhuleni.


It's alleged the 16-year-old boy poured hot water on an 18-year-old boy following a dispute.
Learner charged for schoolmate's assault

Wednesday 20 September 2017 06:06

A criminal case has been opened against a Grade 10 learner following a fight which landed his schoolmate in hospital.


The department's spokesperson Steve Mabona says they're still investigating why the child was beaten
Adelaide Tambo School staff member suspended

Monday 18 September 2017 13:16

The Gauteng Education Department says the staff member of Adelaide Tambo School in Soweto who was captured on video assaulting a learner with a physical disability has been suspended


The parents are demanding a new primary school which the department promised in 2011
Dept. of Education concerned over threats to shutdown schools

Tuesday 22 August 2017 18:49

The department of Education in Gauteng has expressed concern over threats to shut down schools in Braamfischerville, Soweto.


Gauteng warns of delays in school placement system

Tuesday 22 August 2017 10:10

The Education Department says parents who have not responded to offers of placement for children going to Grades one and eight next year, are causing serious delays in the system.


Two expelled, 10 suspended after violence in Kempton Park school

Friday 18 August 2017 11:30

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will visit Norkem Park High School in Kempton Park on the East Rand on Friday following evidence of violence at the school.


Klipspruit school expected back to normal

Monday 7 August 2017 05:49

The Gauteng Education Department says as the week starts, it expects the situation to return to normal at the Klipspruit-West Secondary School, outside Soweto.


About 100 residents have embarked on a protest blockading several roads in the area and set a PUTCO bus alight in the early hours of this morning.
Calm returns to Klipspruit after protests

Thursday 3 August 2017 12:27

The Gauteng Education Department says it has reached an agreement with the community of Klipspruit outside Soweto to stop the protests and restore calm to the area.


No extension for grade one and eight online registrations

Sunday 11 June 2017 21:04

The Department of Education in Gauteng has warned that there will be no extension for grades one and eight online applications after Sunday’s deadline.


[File image] The Gauteng government is taking steps to ensure that Grade 1 and 8 learners are registered for 2018.
Gauteng concerned about the low number of children registered for 2018

Sunday 28 May 2017 16:42

The Gauteng Department of Education has expressed concern about very low numbers of parents who are registering their children for Grade 1 and Grade 8 next year.


Thus far, over 20 boys have come forward and case may be transferred to the High Court.
Parktown Boys High School rape case postponed

Wednesday 10 May 2017 20:28

The rape and sexual assault case involving a former Parktown Boys' High School water polo coach could be transferred to the High Court.


The twenty children had been inside a mini-taxi when it collided with a truck.
20 people mostly school kids die in Gauteng accident

Friday 21 April 2017 16:20

A total of 20 children have died when a minibus-taxi collided with a truck at Bronkhorstspruit in Gauteng.


Gauteng Department of Health spokesperson Steve Mabona says the department will abide by whatever outcome the ombudsman puts forward.
Report on deaths of psychiatric patients handed over to Ombudsman

Wednesday 25 January 2017 08:53

Tuesday marked the deadline for Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to respond to the draft interim report into circumstances surrounding the deaths of 39 psychiatric patients.


Spokesperson for the Health Department, Steve Mabona, says Qedani Mahlangu requested an extension to look into the report due to the sensitivity of the matter.
Gauteng Health Dept refutes claims around psychiatric patients deaths

Monday 23 January 2017 02:07

The Gauteng Health Department has refuted claims that the MEC, Qedani Mahlangu, deliberately delayed responding to a report regarding the deaths of psychiatric patients.


Gauteng has recorded over 120 births on New Year's Day.
Health care officials urged to offer contraceptives to everyone

Sunday 1 January 2017 17:56

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC S'bongiseni Dhlomo has called on hospital staff not to judge young people who visit health centres for family planning programmes.


More than 450 babies were born around the country on Christmas day.
Over 450 Christmas babies for SA

Monday 26 December 2016 12:50

Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu has congratulated all the women who gave birth to babies on Christmas Day.


The Department of Health aims to replace old cold room in some Gauteng hospitals.
Gauteng injects millions to refurbish mortuaries

Thursday 29 September 2016 09:02

The Gauteng Department of Health is to spend close to R9 million this financial year to refurbish mortuaries across the province.


The children are said to have consumed samp and beans as supplied by their school’s feeding scheme.
Children admitted to Gauteng hospital with stomach pains

Friday 29 July 2016 19:10

About 90 children from Tholulwazi Seconday School were admitted to Pholosong Hospital in the East Rand on Friday after they complained of stomach pains.


Tornado causes havoc in Tembisa

Tuesday 26 July 2016 17:54

At least 23 people have been taken to hospital after the roof of a shopping centre in Tembisa on the East Rand was ripped off by a tornado.


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