COSAS welcomes high court ruling on rewrite of matric exams

The Congress of South African Students (Cosas) on Friday said that it was relieved that matriculants would not be punished for a few pupils that cheated. This after the High Court in Pretoria set aside the Basic Education Department’s decision to undertake a national rewrite of two leaked exam papers. Judge Norman Davis declared[…]

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Looming Cosas shutdown to negatively affect schooling

Cosas is calling for Fee Must Fall activists to be released. The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) says the looming shutdown by learners on Monday will negatively affect schooling. This is as learners plan to march to Luthuli House in Johannesburg to deliver a memorandum to African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa. Among[…]

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COSAS suspend pig head tactics

The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) Provincial Executive Committee along with the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement in South Africa (BDS SA) with the ANC Youth League, held a press briefing in Cape Town on Thursday, to discuss the recent pig head campaign targeted at Woolworths. During the press[…]

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COSAS vows to continue pig head protests

After a short-lived apology last week, the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) have vowed to continue their pig head campaign. Members stood outside Woolworths headquarters in Cape Town on Tuesday, with seven pig heads ready to place at its stores, while police guarded the entrance to the company. Two[…]

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COSAS apologises for pig’s head

The Congress of South African Students (COSAS) has apologized for an incident that took place on Saturday, in which a pig’s head was placed in the halal food section of a Woolworth’s store in Sea Point. The act, seen as a form of protest for the retailers continued stocking of[…]

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Pig head placed at Woolies store

Pro-Palestine lobby group Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) South Africa have condemned an incident in which a pig head was placed at a Woolworths store in Cape Town. Pro Palestinian activists nationally have been engaging in a boycott campaign against the company since the military assault on Gaza in July.[…]

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