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Pupil shoots himself after suspension from school

An 18-year-old pupil shot himself after he was he allegedly suspended from a local high school on Wednesday 22 July. The incident took place yesterday...

Academic year to be extended to 2021 – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday night, that public schools will close for four weeks as new cases of COVID-19 continue their upward trajectory. Public...

Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation tonight at 8pm. This comes as speculation was rife that the government was likely to capitulate to pressure...

Ombud report caused tensions – UCT bosses

The top brass of the University of Cape Town on Monday sought to quash the impact of a damning report by the institution's ombud...

Feed hungry children, court orders Motshekga

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga and provincial MECs were on Friday ordered by the Pretoria High Court to take immediate steps to ensure...

Wits clinicians lead from the front in vaccine trial

Wits University this week said senior clinicians at its faculty of health sciences have volunteered to participate in SA’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial. The...

Varsities try to tackle cash crunch

The vice-chancellors (VCs) of South Africa’s 26 public universities will meet on Friday to hold a special board meeting to discuss the cash crunch...

Government on the hunt for substitute teachers at public schools

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has urged all unemployed teachers to register on the National Recruitment Database (NRD) for temporary employment as substitute...

Lives more important than academic year – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said government will close schools if needs be to save lives, as the country weather the storm of the COVID-19...

New UCT Council weighs in on scathing ombud report into Mamokgethi...

The newly elected chairperson of the University of Cape Town (UCT) council, Babalwa Ngonyama, has described the controversial report by the institution’s ombud into...

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