MEC Lesufi pleased with Gauteng matric 2020 pass rate

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that he was relieved that the matric class of 2020 in the province achieved an 83.8% pass rate. In an unprecedented school year hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and several lockdowns, Lesufi said that it was a tough time for teachers, parents, and pupils. “Among the top 10, six […]

Bheki Cele pleased with good job done by police

Police made several arrests during O Kae Molao Operations in Southern Johannesburg. Many have been caught and arrested for drinking and driving, drug possession, and other crimes. Several people have been arrested during O Kae Molao Operations in Southern Johannesburg. Police Minister, Bheki Cele, says he’s pleased with the arrests. #DStv403 #eNCA — eNCA […]

Public Enterprises Dept pleased as Numsa and Sacca accept SAA deal

The Public Enterprises Department has welcomed the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the South African Cabin Crew Association’s (Sacca) decision to accept voluntary severance packages at South African Airways (SAA) as a step in the right direction. The unions were opposed to the business rescue practitioner’s plan to retrench workers as […]

Isasa pleased private schools can apply to phase in more pupils in other grades

The department amended its Covid-19 regulations on the reopening of schools on Monday 1 June. The Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (Isasa) says it is pleased that the department of basic education has given schools the green light to apply to phase in the return of more pupils in other grades. The department amended […]

DA pleased they could cooperate with government in smart lockdown plan

On Thursday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the government would introduce a gradual and strategic approach towards an economic recovery while fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus. While welcoming the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the country would be eased out of the COVID-19 lockdown, the DA’s interim leader John Steenhuisen has called […]

Free State Health MEC pleased with COVID-19 screening progress in province

The Free State Health Department said on Sunday it made progress with its COVID-19 mass screening campaign. Over the long weekend alone, health workers screened over 2,000 people in Rocklands and Phahameng townships. Mangaung in the Free State has 96 positive COVID-19 cases, with three deaths confirmed so far. On Monday, health workers were again […]

MPs pleased with Acsa’s measures to detect Coronavirus at ports of entry

Since the first confirmed case reported this week, Acsa said it had increased its responsive measures including deploying military health personnel to airports. The parliamentary portfolio committee said it was satisfied with the Airports Company South Africa (Acsa)’s safety measures to detect the coronavirus at ports of entry. Since the first confirmed case reported this […]

Prasa pleased with judgement against Daniel Mthimkhulu

Passenger rail agency Prasa welcomed the high court judgment against a former employee who misrepresented his academic qualifications and was involved in corruption. The judgment comes after a lengthy court battle between Prasa and Daniel Mthimkhulu over his qualifications and a fake offer of employment from a German company. The Gauteng High Court also found […]