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Spectre of eldercide haunts Eastern Cape ‘village of death’

Zingqolweni residents are traumatised by both the violence as well as the lack of police protection after 11 murders over a seven-month killing spree

Failing Transnet railway line threatens Exxaro’s coal exports

Coal orders from Europe have increased in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but dysfunctional local infrastructure remains a challenge

University’s SunChaser uses solar power for trip to Namibia

The high-tech vehicle used the road trip to visit schools and raise awareness about renewable energy

Specialists, nurses quit country’s ailing public health system

South Africa’s nurses are moving to the private sector or being recruited to high-income countries that are affected by the global shortage of healthcare professionals

Worry about food prices, not heavy rains

Farmers face higher input costs such as hikes in fertilisers and fuel prices as well as the expected 20.5% electricity hike requested by Eskom, says AgriSA

Counting the costs of childbirth in young girls

Among other psychosocial concerns, pre-teen and teenage births contribute to poor mother and child nutrition results

Solidarity vs University of Free State in vaccine mandate court case

The union wants the court to decide whether the policy of enforcing vaccinations at UFS holds water.

Eastern Cape learners’ project feeds school children

A youth empowerment programme has seen an increased interest in climate and environment issues.

Gauteng’s top matriculants excited about the future

All top learners from Gauteng received bursaries for their university education

2021 matrics set new record with a pass rate of 76.4%

Most bachelor passes and distinctions in the class of came from female learners

Basic education minister celebrates the top achievers in the class of 2021

Angie Motshekga says 2021’s matrics are in ‘a class of their own’ for having persevered through Covid-19 pandemic for two years

After the results, what’s next for matriculants?

Late applicants will have a tough time getting into a university of their choice.

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