Sale of premier’s residence to help educate deserving students, says Makhura

Proceeds from the sale of the Gauteng premier’s residence will be used to provide higher education for deserving students, says premeir David Makhura

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Gauteng brings in R66bn in foreign direct investment

And the province’s investment in the township economy has sky-rocketed, Premier David Makhura says in his state of the province address

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More Gautrain - but no new e-tolls, David Makhura promises

But the premier concedes that the panel advising on the socioeconomic effects of e-tolls has provided no solution

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Tackle waste before raising taxes: DA’s budget advice to Gordhan

MPs David Maynier and Alf Lees say SA needs a growth-boosting budget, spending cuts and asset sales

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Mass measles vaccination under way in Western Cape as nine cases confirmed

The province’s health department says when an outbreak is confirmed‚ the first action is to vaccinate all those who are closest to the point of the outbreak

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Gauteng’s Makhura hits at ‘tragic and ill-fated’ transfer of mental patients to NGOs

Gauteng premier David Makhura says people responsible for the "tragic and ill-fated" transfer of mental patients to unlicensed NGOs tried to hide the facts ...

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AfriForum to seek legal advice on Nkandla school that has not been built

Organisation says parents have told them that their children have no access to education‚ even though they were promised a school would be ready in 2017

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NSFAS to fund more students

NSFAS board chairperson Sizwe Nxasa says the number of funded students is expected to rise to the region of 450,000

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Unlicensed NGO buried dead patients without telling families

In the ongoing case in which more than 100 mentally ill patients died when in the care of unlicensed NGOs, 19 bodies remain unclaimed in mortuaries

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'Zupta buddy' Brian Molefe not fit to be an MP, says DA

Democratic Alliance chief whip John Steenhuisen says Molefe's nomination to Parliament fuels speculation that a Cabinet reshuffle is imminent

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New acid mine drainage treatment plant will help water supply in Gauteng

The plants are part of the government’s plan to stop polluted mine water from reaching a certain level below the surface‚ which affects SA’s water sources

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Jacob Zuma sends Expropriation Bill back to National Assembly

The bill provides for the expropriation of land for a public purpose such as building a road or a dam‚ erecting a power line and for land reform

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Three soldiers among six dead in Durban naval base accident

Six people died in what is reported to be a gas-related accident when working in a partially flooded underground shaft at the Salisbury Island naval base

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Mcebisi Jonas hits back at Ajay Gupta

The deputy finance minister has punched a hole in the affidavits by Duduzane Zuma and Fana Hlongwane saying Gupta was not at their meeting with Jonas

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New, secret rhino orphanage opens in Western Cape

Funded by Saving Private Rhino, and with around the clock security, the Aquila Private Game Reserve orphanage will raise and rehabilitate rhino calves

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