Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has gazetted amended regulations on the dates when children in grades still learning from home will return to school, and join Grades R, 6, 7, 11 and 12. On Tuesday, Motshekga amended the regulations which form part of the Disaster Management Act. Pupils in grades[…]
It’s time to crank up the heater and lay out some extra blankets as a massive cold front is approaching South Africa’s shores, bringing with it heavy rain and snow in some parts. SAWX has reported that a cold front was developing in the South Atlantic and will be arriving on[…]
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says he will neither retract nor apologise for comments he made about his love for Israel during a webinar The Jerusalem Post hosted over a week ago. Mogoeng has been criticised by several organisations and high-ranking officials, including International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor, over[…]
Government may be winning court cases seeking to challenge their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, but they are losing public buy-in. This is according to Professor Thuli Madonsela who said government was creating a situation where the people were fighting to evade the government instead of fighting to combat the[…]
All private preschools and early childhood development centres (ECD) may open with immediate effect, if they can do so safely, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled. The case had been brought by trade union Solidarity’s Occupational Guild for Social Workers and their School Support Centre (SCC) against the[…]
Despite an extensive ongoing search operation, no sign has been found of Nadeem Kellerman, 35, from Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, who went missing in unknown circumstances between Gordon’s Bay and Shark Point east of Cape Town while fishing off the rocks with family members and friends, the National Sea[…]
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the arrest this weekend of five suspects accused of being part of “the enterprise that scammed R5.7 million” from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) meant to provide relief for workers during the coronavirus (Covid-10) lockdown. The five suspects were arrested in Pretoria[…]
Just a day after discovering he had contracted Covid-19, a KwaZulu-Natal father succumbed to the deadly virus. Keith William Smale, 51, was a father of three who loved his daughters and did his best to protect and shelter his family. “He has always been that person who, if he was[…]
South Africa on Saturday reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus infections, the highest daily jump on record for the country as it hurtles towards an anticipated spike. Daily tallies released by the health ministry showed 10,853 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative tally since March when the virus first[…]
The Council of Education Ministers (CEM) has decided that only pupils in Grades R, 6 and 11 will return to school on Monday, 6 July. This after Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga met with Education MECs on Thursday. The meeting, which was also attended by Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule, along[…]
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