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JULY 29, 2014 Excited pupils from Mzokhanyo High School in Duncan Village happily tuck into a plate of pap and chicken, which the school is serving for the first time in line with the new menu for the school nutrition programme. Picture: MICHAEL PINYANA ©DAILY DISPATCH

Budget boost means kids eat chicken for first time

‘Joy on those faces just heart-warming’ THE department of education has new menus for its school nutrition programme – and for the first time, Eastern Cape pupils will be fed chicken meat.

ACID AGONY: Siyabulela Hola from Zanolwazi, whose face was burnt when a bottle of acid broke and splashed him at school, dreams of having plastic surgery  so that he can look ‘normal’ again. Picture: MARK ANDREWS

R5.5m for acid burn victim

Youth now plans to start a business that will help whole village AN EASTERN Cape pupil whose face was severely disfigured when he was burnt by acid at school has received R5.5-million in compensation

READ UP: Sport MEC Xoliswa Tom, centre, with Gcobani Primary pupils in their new library

Bok programme promotes reading culture in schools

Brand new library for Mdantsane school GCOBANI Senior Primary is the first school in the province to benefit from a corporate social investment programme launched by the South African Rugby Union (Saru).


Introducing Siviwe Ngxiza

SIVIWE Ngxiza’s memorabilia – a  laminated academic performance  certificate and bronze medal for  road running – is all  his family  have left to remember him by.

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Selborne’s Damian Wolvaard breaks through the Dale College defence to score a try during the derby day clash at Selborne College on Saturday

Selborne wins derby day nailbiter

SELBORNE College scored a try in the final minute of the match to snatch a brilliant 25-21 derby win against Dale College at home on Saturday.


‘Make gaming a school sport’

It makes players more intelligent, says association chief GAMING body Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA) are on a drive to have gaming recognised as an e-sport at schools in South Africa.


Hudson too hot for Stirling

HUDSON Park High School turned on the style to defeat a spirited Stirling team 25-8 in their high intensity clash at Stirling High on Saturday.

UNCERTAINTY: Efata School for the deaf and blind is on the brink of closure after bitter battle over ownership

School for deaf may shut down

Efata caught up in ownership dispute EFATA School for the deaf and blind, one of the few schools in the Eastern Cape catering for children with such disabilities, is facing closure.

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