Mec News

Gauteng MEC says Vlakfontein suspect's suicide must not derail police investigation

Gauteng Mec for community safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has expressed shock and disappointment at the news that Ernest Mabaso, the prime suspect in the Vlakfontein multiple murder case, has committed suicide.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

#LaerskoolSchweizerReneke teacher's victory a lesson in democracy: Solidarity

In her judgment, Prinsloo ruled that it had been illegal for the North West Mec of Education Sello Lehari to suspend Barkhuizen as she was not employed by the department.

IOL , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

Government to facilitate adoptions

This is a radical shift and we are concerned because NGOs that render adoption services will not be able to claim or be reimbursed for medical services, lawyers or occupational therapy.” Mec for social development, Albert Fritz, has condemned the bill.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

Zuma-linked ex-spy, 4 other ambassadors recalled

READ: Spooks called to order while Ramaphosa State Security Agency Dlomo resigned from the department following an investigation ordered by then social development Mec Meshack Radebe, who had found that he had interfered in tender procedures at the department.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

MEC no longer opposing suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher's court bid

Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA) Schweizer-Reneke - The North West Mec for Education, Sello Lehari, and the department are no longer opposing Thursday's urgent application by suspended Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen to return to her post.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

City offers to help Prasa remove backyarders building homes on railway lines

The Mec added that nobody is allowed to occupy or invade land without the consent of the owner.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

WATCH: Samora Machel backyarders have built homes on railway lines

Mec for Human Settlement, Bonginkosi Madikizela said the choice to live on the rails was “silly and inexcusable”.

IOL , South Africa Jan 23, 2019

[LISTEN] MEC eyes new laws to make Cape Town roads safer

CapeTalk | Western Cape Transport Mec Donald Grant says the provincial department is looking at new laws that will soon come into effect to reduce incidents of street racing and life-threatening speeding.

EWN , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Victory for environmentalists in battle over coal mine in Mpumalanga

The ministers of mineral resources and environmental affairs, as well as the Mpumalanga agriculture, rural development, land and environmental affairs Mec, had also applied for leave to appeal against the court's decision, but withdrew their application on Monday.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 22, 2019

Cope wants 'incorrigible disgrace' Mokonyane fired from Cabinet

Agrizzi alleged Mokonyane received, among other things, R50 000 per month from Bosasa between 2002 -- when she was Gauteng member of the executive council (Mec) for safety and security -- until he left the company in 2016.

IOL , South Africa Jan 22, 2019