Benita Enoch
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/ 4 August 2006

School violence ‘not related to curriculum’

Escalating violence in South Africa’s schools is a reflection of society and not of a defunct education curriculum, the national Department of Education said this week — this after criticism that the school curriculum fails to prevent school violence because it does not address pupils’ emotional and psychological development.

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/ 16 March 2006

Gay man to contest legislation on estate

A man will on Thursday contest legislation preventing him from inheriting his gay partner’s estate after his partner died without leaving a will, the man’s attorney said on Wednesday. ”Mark Gory ‘married’ his partner in a commitment ceremony. Since they had no children, he should be recognised as the surviving spouse of his partner and therefore the legal heir to his partner’s estate,” said Gory’s attorney, Crystal Cambanis.