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Shongweni stink: EnviroServ bosses back in court

Managers charged over landfill emissions want charges set aside

Residents raise a stink over landfill

The years-long battle against the EnviroServ waste site at Shongweni has taken a new turn

Covid puts green energy in a coma

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted governments’ plans to flatline the upward trajectory of global warming

Cyril’s Cabinet: What happened behind the scenes

The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment.

Nene faces severe credibility problem as mid-term budget looms

As South Africa prepares for a mid-term budget rumours are flying thick and fast about the fate of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene

Another hammer falls on KPMG, McKinsey as Gauteng govt terminates contracts

​The Gauteng provincial government has taken a decision to terminate its contracts with auditing firm KPMG and consulting firm McKinsey

Gauteng budget cuts costs but not to vital services – and atones for Esidimeni deaths

Education, health and social development will take up the bulk of Gauteng’s R108.6-billion budget for the 2017-2018 financial year.

Graça Machel: ‘God is listening’ to SA’s prayers for Mandela

Graça Machel thanked everyone for their support and prayers for Nelson Mandela as she was recognised with a peace award.

Creecy confirms Gauteng to open 36 new schools in 2012

A total of 36 new schools will be opened in Gauteng for the 2012 academic year, according to Gauteng education minister, Barbara Creecy.

Languages of excellence

A school is pioneering a new method of teaching multilingual children in early grades.

Gauteng ‘under-spending’ on early childhood

The Gauteng education department has only spent 14% of its budget for early childhood development, despite promises of increased spending.

Union: Gauteng education minister ‘hates black people’

The SA Democratic Teachers' Union on Friday called for Gauteng education minister Barbara Creecy to step down because she "hates black people".

Two school rape suspects arrested

Two boys suspected of drugging and raping a Johannesburg schoolgirl have been arrested, the Gauteng education minister said on Monday.

Gauteng teachers get connected

Gauteng provincial education minister Barbara Creecy this week handed out cellphones to principals and officials, in a bid to improve communication.

Some Gauteng schools to ‘defy’ exam delay

Some schools in Gauteng have said they will not implement the provincial education department's ruling on Wednesday to postpone matric prelim exams.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

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Transport Month

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Disrupt the corrupt

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