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The GPL hosts the 5th Vita Basadi Awards

Women who quietly serve their communities and the legislature, backed by the women’s caucus, are acknowledged at the annual Vita Basadi awards

GPL speaker calls the youth into solution-directed discussion for a better future

The Youth Sector Parliament debates relevant issues and helps the GPL reach resolutions

David Makhura is Gauteng’s new premier

ANC provincial secretary David Makhura will take over as the premier of Gauteng rather than Ntombi Mekgwe - as was widely expected.

MEC Mekgwe likely to be Gauteng premier

M&G sources within the ANC have shared the names of premiers agreed upon at a special meeting, with Ntombi Mekgwe likely to be named Gauteng's head.

Gauteng social development leaves R90m unspent

Despite the welfare sector's shortage of money, the Gauteng social development department has underspent its welfare budget by R90-million.

Gauteng health says Tshwane is ready for NHI rollout

Gauteng health minister Ntombi Mekgwe says Tshwane is ready for implementation of the national health insurance scheme pilot phase.

Gauteng health promised ‘major shake-up’

Gauteng provincial health minister Ntombi Mekgwe has promised big changes in the way the health department does business.

‘Billions’ needed to fix flood damage

Billions of rands will be needed to fix infrastructure damaged during recent heavy flooding in Gauteng, the province said on Wednesday.

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