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Scholar drivers demand support from government

Scholar drivers in the Mitchells Plain region have vowed to not transport learners until they receive aid from the state. This comes after schools in the province were instructed to open their doors and accept students despite Covid-19 not having reached its peak yet. Member of the Mitchells Plain Scholar[…]

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WCED criticized over decision to reopen schools

by Tauhierah Salie The Western Cape Education Department’s decision to reopen schools on June 1st has received heavy criticism from teacher unions, with the SA Human Rights Commission threatening legal action. It follows a postponement of a press briefing by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga at the weekend, who had[…]

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Covid-19 lockdown, Liquor: 1 Tobacco: 0

President Cyril Ramaphosa at the weekend announced that the whole of South Africa will move to lockdown Level 3 on 1 June. Ramaphosa also announced the selling of alcohol would be allowed under strict rules, however the ban on tobacco products will remain under lockdown level 3. The continued ban[…]

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