David Makhura

 
ANC in Gauteng flexes its muscle over election of a Jo’burg mayor
ANC in Gauteng flexes its muscle over election of a Jo’burg mayor
The Gauteng provincial government has threatened to “intervene” if Wednesday’s meeting of the City of Johannesburg council fails to elect a...
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses
The dangerous turn the unresolved housing situation in Palmridge, east of Johannesburg, has taken has pushed leaders into hiding. Some will only...
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
‘Bright’ learner fatally shot outside Katlehong school
A Grade 6 learner from a primary school in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni — who was shot in the crossfire between two rival taxi associations —...
The people behind the xenophobia
The people behind the xenophobia
Sitting on a step near a rubbish bin inside the KwaMai-Mai hostel and traditional medicine market in Johannesburg, Zweli Ndaba admits he’s...
Sanral is still facing e-toll hole
Sanral is still facing e-toll hole
As the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) continues to struggle with the hole that unpaid e-tolls have left on its books, expectations...
Provinces’ plans to fix education
Provinces’ plans to fix education
Last month the Mail & Guardian reported on how service delivery in education rests largely with the provinces, and not so much with the...
ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?
ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?
For Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, the e-tolls debate is about policy certainty and the fiscus; for Gauteng premier David Makhura it is about the...
Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC
Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC
From a premier who spent R50 000 on KFC in just 10 days in office to one who is rejecting excesses such as flashy cars, blue-light convoys and...
Lesufi back in education a day after being sworn-in as finance MEC
Lesufi back in education a day after being sworn-in as finance MEC
Panyaza Lesufi is back as MEC for education.
Premiers signal virtue in provinces
Premiers signal virtue in provinces
Most provinces have scaled back on their inauguration ceremonies to cut costs, but Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has gone a step further,...
Meet the ANC’s premier candidates
Meet the ANC’s premier candidates
The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) has put forward the names of candidates chosen by the party as the premiers of the provincial...
ANC takes steps to compensate for lack of women premier candidates
ANC takes steps to compensate for lack of women premier candidates
The ANC has taken measures to compensate for the fact that it has selected only two women to take up posts as premier, out of the eight provinces...

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