“It’s a full-blown colour war.” This was all Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi could say to describe the crisis paralysing Roodepoort Primary School.
On Tuesday, the row over his appointment of Nomathemba Molefe as principal spilt over into a fist … Read the rest
Roodepoort Primary School will reopen on Tuesday, albeit under heavy police guard. The school was indefinitely closed down by Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Friday after one group of coloured parents had been protesting the appointment of a black principal.… Read the rest
A woman was wounded on Tuesday in a shooting believed to be related to taxi violence in Roodepoort, Johannesburg metro police said.
“The injured female was taken to hospital and four taxis were damaged,” Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said.
The … Read the rest
A settlement has been reached in a case involving the alleged use of a racially derogatory remark by one high-ranking policeman to another, The Star reported on Monday.
SAPS Roodepoort director Eben McLaren opened a claim for R1 million in … Read the rest
Traffic was affected by power outages on the West Rand and parts of northern Johannesburg on Thursday morning, Johannesburg metro police department (JMPD) said.
“We are experiencing power outages in the West Rand: Roodepoort, Florida, Constantia Kloof. Also, as well … Read the rest