Gauteng Education Sanitises Annual Report To Cover Up Drop-Out Rate

Gauteng Department of Education

During a Portfolio Committee meeting in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature, the Gauteng Education Department admitted to withholding learner drop-out rates from its 2014/15 annual report in an attempt to avoid negative publicity. The sanitised version left out the high amount of learners dropping out of Gauteng schools. The drop-out rate…

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Huge Growth In Casualty Patients At Edenvale Hospital

Edenvale Hospital

The number of patients seen at the casualty department of Edenvale Hospital has grown tremendously from 820 patients in 2012 to 4399 patients seen from January to September this year. These figures are revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng…

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DA condemns shooting of two police officers in Benoni

DA shocked by murder of Orange Farm police official

This morning two police officers were shot and wounded during the pursuit of a hijacked truck in Benoni. According to Acting Benoni SAPS cluster commander, Brig. Poobalan Subbiah, the two police officers were driving in separate vehicles behind a marked courier vehicle which was hijacked on the N12 near Delmas.…

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25 shacks burn down in Alex fire

An estimated 25 shacks have burned down in a fire that broke out in Alexandra township, earlier today. Just like the one that broke out in Msawawa, Kya sands 2 days ago, today’s fire spread quickly due to the high density of shacks in the township. Once again, the City…

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