Eldorado Park

Makhura announces programme to ease Joburg South land crisis

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says he will attend to those feeling neglected when it comes to issues of housing and land

Twenty-three people live in a two-bedroom flat in Eldos

Three families in too little space: "We literally fight for this room."

‘Uprising’ prediction comes true

In the same week the UN was looking into claims that coloured people were gatvol, rioting erupted.

How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

Eldorado Park protests: ‘Government doesn’t want to build us houses’

Protesters and police traded bricks for rubber bullets. Rocks and bricks scattered the streets where debris and tyres lay smoking.

Eldorado Park is nothing like its fabled namesake – no wealth or opportunity

Twenty three people - including grandchildren, grandparents and parents - share a flat in Eldorado Park.

Eldorado Park was built on dreams, many of them shattered by government ineptitude

Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, is a place where buildings like Hillbrow Flats once reflected people’s hopes. But that was a long time ago.

Mantashe: DA is a wolf in sheep skin

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe addressed supporters at a stadium in Eldorado Park, Soweto, ahead of the party's election campaign.

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane joins Eldorado drug battle

"We will defeat this demon," she told members of the Anglican church in a prayer march in Eldorado Park on Sunday.

Zuma’s politicking on the road to Eldorado

If Jacob Zuma's visit was meant to win votes, he'll have to deliver on his promises in double-quick time, writes Sipho Kings.

Task team set up to tackle Eldorado Park’s drug issues

Gauteng will set up a task team to fight drug abuse in Eldorado Park, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's office.

Electioneering in Eldos: Will Zuma deliver on this promise?

Although Jacob Zuma’s visit to Eldorado Park was welcomed, there will have to be some action before it looks like anything more than electioneering.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories