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IEC voting station a dead mans door

Voting stations saw dwindling numbers this past weekend as the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) officials stationed around Cape Town began the registration for the local municipal elections. On the weekend, VOC visited several registration venues and found a general interest in participating in this year’s elections. South Africans remain outraged[…]

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Apathy in voter registration

At least nine million South Africans whom are eligible to vote are not registered yet. This alarming statistic was revealed by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) ahead of the voters registration weekend, taking place from the 5 – 6th March. However the IEC feels it’s not a cause for concern[…]

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SRC rejects Wits offer to extend registration fee deadline

The Wits University SRC has rejected an offer by management to gives students a month’s grace to pay their registration fees. Wits SRC secretary general Fasiha Hassan told News24 they were demanding free registration for all academically qualifying students. In a statement, the university said those who couldn’t afford the[…]

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Wits has until noon to meet student demands

Wits University management has until noon on Tuesday to meet the demands of its SRC, following the suspension of student registration because of protests. The university said on Monday that “face-to-face” registration would continue on Wednesday. It said most students would still be able to register online. Wits student representative[…]

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Latecomers still able to enroll for 2016 school year

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has urged parents to approach their nearest school or district office in order to secure a last minute spot for their child for the upcoming academic year. The enrollment period for 2016 officially shut on the 30th December, but parents can still approach schools[…]

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Wits student registration suspended

Student registration at Wits University has been suspended for the day following protests at the institution. Wits Student Representative Council President Nompendulo Mkatshwa spearheaded student protests at the university’s Hall 29, where onsite registration was meant to take place. She told parents and students that the SRC would not permit[…]

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Register your boreholes, City urges

The City of Cape Town Water and Sanitation Department has warned Capetonians to ensure they register any boreholes or well-points situated on their premises or face the possibility of a fine. As per a City by-law, all borehole users are required to have a sign indicating their property has a[…]

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