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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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs