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90 cases, three hospitalisations as Covid-19 cases linked to ...

Covid-19 cases linked to the "super-spreader" event at a Cape Town pub are steadily rising, and by Thursday there were almost 90 cases recorded and a ...

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SA's schools to get R7bn windfall to hire assistants

A total of 319,000 education assistants and other assistants will be employed at the country’s 23,093 public schools after Treasury approved a R7bn ...

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Partying pupils contract coronavirus in Cape Town

School pupils are being cautioned to minimise their risk of contracting Covid-19 after reports that some Cape Town matrics have been partying at nightclubs without wearing masks.
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Bhisho turns spotlight on school IT contract

Bhisho’s education portfolio committee is preparing to meet over a high court order that halted a R538m contract to provide data and tablets to matrics. Committee chair Mpumelelo Saziwa gave this indication in response to a request for a meeting ...
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Help out there for Covid-battered teachers, parents and pupils

Solutions to some of the challenges Covid-19 poses to schools can be found in the Phepha uFunde campaign, an ...

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Grey alumnus revels in ‘Jerusalema’ success

A  former Grey High School pupil is the music video director of the globally celebrated hit song, Jerusalema, by Master ...

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'We will remove rotten potatoes': KZN education MEC visits school after gang war turns ...

KwaZulu-Natal's education MEC has given pupils who belong to gangs at a school south of Durban an ultimatum: "Fetch ...

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School parents threaten to picket over fencing

If the Eastern Cape education department fails to build a fence around Inkqubela Primary School in Kwazakhele, parents ...

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Motshekga must talk to South Africa’s parents. Now

Education minister has many problems, but her address to the nation on reopening schools can be delayed no longer

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Work packs through the window at Hudson Park 'drive through'

Armed with masks, gloves, hand sanitiser and books,  Hudson Park Primary teachers started the school week off by giving ...

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Angry parents keep pupils from school to protest power cut

There was no schooling for 1,025 Embekweni Junior Primary School pupils in Mdantsane on Monday when parents embarked ...

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Parents shut AW Barnes over izinyoka fears

Desperate parents of pupils at AW Barnes Primary School in Parkside, East London, took to the streets yesterday ...

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Eastern Cape schools improve safety procedures after Parktown tragedy

When Parktown Boys High School pupil Enoch Mpianzi died on a school camp on January 17 the health and safety ...

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Eleven schoolboys stay at Dutywa guesthouse

A group of pupils from the Dutywa Centre of Excellence are sleeping at a local B&B after being booted out the school ...

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BCM Innercity school finally opens although still no joy for Grens Primary

Buffalo City Metro Innercity Secondary School finally opened on the premises of the old Grens Preparatory School on ...

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Schools told to cancel sport as temperatures soar

Temperatures have reached more than  40ºC in some parts of the Eastern Cape this week, prompting the SA Weather Service ...

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Outside help sees matric results improve by 100%

Wandisile Mbengashe is not even a teacher, but he enabled an Mdantsane school to improve its 2019 maths marks by 100% — ...

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Battle to get boy into a school because his Lesotho reports are handwritten

All a desperate single mother wants is to see her only son, who is 10, don a uniform and go to school like other ...

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Hundreds of BCM pupils still without schools

As many as 1,000 pupils may not have a place in a Buffalo City Metro school. Hundreds of parents clamoured for places ...

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