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Motshekga congratulates poor, rural schools for producing brilliant learners

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has lauded poor schools for beating the odds and competing with affluent schools when it comes to matric...

Killing follows KZN mine peace talks

Attempts to resolve the conflict which has forced Richards Bay Minerals (RMB) to close took a heavy blow on Wednesday when a local...

An end in sight for KwaZulu-Natal learners’ long walk

COMMENTNomfundo Ngobese (25) was used to waking up at 4am to walk the 35km from her home in Nquthu, northern KwaZulu-Natal to school....

Siya Kolisi

It is understandable but limited to be moved by stories of exceptional individuals overcoming incredible odds to achieve world-class feats. Four such stories...

Municipal corruption remains rampant

Since 2002, 239 cases involving R1.4-billion in dodgy spending by municipalities have been referred to criminal prosecution by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU).This...

Key union faces deregistration

The Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu), shaken by factional battles and a multimillion rand financial scandal, faces deregistration because of poor corporate...

High Court rejects Zuma’s application for a permanent stay of prosecution

An application by former President Jacob Zuma for a permanent stay of prosecution failed on Friday, clearing the way for his trial to...

A million children can’t attend creche

About 1.1-million children aged between three and five in South Africa do not attend an early childhood learning programme. Most of these children...

Millions lost in scam at dysfunctional municipality

A KwaZulu-Natal government department has failed for nearly three years to bring charges relating to more than R290-million in tender fraud against a...

Zandile Gumede about-turn further undermines ANC

Regional party conferences in KwaZulu-Natal will have repercussions for the ANC and its stability under Cyril Ramaphosa, leading those who remain pro-Jacob Zuma...

Prescription drug poses new threat to youths

Nozipho*, a confident grade 12 learner, is keen to talk about drugs. Her brother committed suicide after becoming hooked on whoonga (low-grade heroin). She...

Haffejee inquest: Security branch operative dies days after decision to reopen case

A former Security Branch operative implicated in the death of anti-apartheid activist Dr Hoosen Haffejee has died, days after the National Prosecuting Authority...

Faction fights in KZN turn school playgrounds into battlefields

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EDITORIAL: We ignore our children’s future

Beyond all the noise — the politics and the Twitter spats between politicians — are South Africans who are grappling with serious difficulties...

Samwu shows its local-government muscle

NEWS ANALYSISMunicipal bus drivers brought Pretoria to a standstill early this week. Buses emblazoned with the Tshwane Bus Services logo obstructed key intersections...

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