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With the 2014 academic year drawing to a close, many parents are breathing a sigh of financial relief, but what fees are they likely to pay in 2015. PICTURE FILE

Parents set to feel fees pinch

EASTERN Cape parents may have to dig a little deeper  to ensure their kids receive a good education next year.


Parkside pupils ecstatic over jungle gym

Parkside Primary School pupils were ecstatic  when they learned about a new addition to their school’s playground – a jungle gym.

BONE OF CONTENT: Trash piles up out Tom Panyana Junior Primary School in mdantsane Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Illegal dumping splits schools and residents

CONCERNS have been raised over an increase in illegal dumping outside some Mdantsane schools.

Ilitha township residents tried to rebuild their shacks this after Buffalo City Metro Law Enforcement officers demolished shacks that had been built on Zanempucuko Senior Secondary School sport grounds after BCM demolished them. Picture: MAMELA GOWA

BREAKING NEWS: BCM demolishes shacks on school grounds

BCM law enforcement officers today demolished shacks that were built on Zanempucuko Senior Secondary School grounds, in Ilitha, near Berlin.

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.

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