Barbara Creecy

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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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it