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Health and Education

Health and Education

DURBAN, February 18 –  Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) student leaders at Durban University of Technology (DUT) are expected to lead a march through the city centre on Monday, and have said they 'will deal decisively’ with those trying to attend lectures as the academic programme resumes. The march is set to start at 8 am from DUT and end at...
JOHANNESBURG, February 9 - South African Police Service (SAPS) officers have arrested three more suspects in connection with the theft of school property in Gauteng and recovered various stolen items. "As police continue with the search of the items stolen in Menzi Primary School last month, the Ekurhuleni East trio task team and detectives recovered two smart boards stolen...
CAPE TOWN, February 7 - President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday that the government was concerned about developments that have erupted on some campuses of tertiary institutions this week, especially reports of violence and intimidation. This comes amid a turbulent week at various universities across the country after students embarked on a protest demanding housing and that institutions register those with...
PARLIAMENT, February 7 - In his second State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa laid out the government's main priorities, with accelerating inclusive growth and job creation being top of the list. "These are tasks that will underpin everything that we do this year," Ramaphosa said in the speech, delivered three months before the first national elections of the...
DURBAN, February 6 – Student Mlungisi Madonsela, who was shot and killed outside the Durban University of Technology’s Steve Biko campus on Tuesday, died “a painful but revolutionary death,” the Economic Freedom Fighters’ DUT student leader has said. EFF student command (EFFSC) and SRC leader at DUT, Sesiyande Godlimpi, told media on Wednesday that Madonsela was “a fighter who died...
JOHANNESBURG, February 6 - The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) said on Wednesday that it is aware of sexual assault allegations levelled against a teacher at Valhalla Primary School in Centurion. "The Educator is accused of harassing approximately 23 learners at the school, he has been precautionarily removed from the school to report to the District office," the department said. The...
SCHWEIZER-RENEKE, January 10 - The principal of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke must also be suspended pending a probe into a racial incident at the school, irate parents said on Thursday. "The principal must be suspended," they told North West Education member of the executive council (MEC) Sello Lehari. Lehari was at the school to further investigate an alleged racial incident after a picture...
JOHANNESBURG, January 8 - Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says she will discuss changing hospital record systems with Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in a bid to improve the healthcare institutions' filing systems, which she called "a problem". Dlodlo accompanied KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo to Umlazi to assess the management systems at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, commissioned...
JOHANNESBURG, January 8 - The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has been informed of positive laboratory results for Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the Vhembe District of Limpopo. Agriculture, forestry and fisheries ministry spokesperson, Khaye Nkwanyana, on Tuesday said samples were collected during a disease investigation after reports of cattle with lameness were received. "The positive location is...
JOHANNESBURG, January 8 - Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) said on Tuesday that they were ready for the start of the 2019 academic year despite late applications. "We are experiencing a high number at our district offices of new people applying for the first time," said Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi during a media briefing at the GDE offices in Johannesburg. Lesufi said...


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