Marcia Zali

Matric class of 2021 showed resilience, says Independent Examination Board chief executive

Pupils had to adjust to a new way of learning in 2020 when the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Court rules matric results will be published in the media

Court grants AfriForum’s application to compel the department of basic education to publish matric results in newspapers and online platforms

Amendments to the Schools Act proposes making grade R compulsory

The Basic Education Law Amendment Bill has been tabled in parliament

Victory for motorists as court declares Aarto demerit system unconstitutional

Outa says it is back to the drawing board for the government.

Climate risks remain a global concern in 2022

WWF says the Global Risks Report is a wake-up call for world leaders and business to make the necessary changes to reduce the crisis

UAE donates much needed ultra-cold freezers to African nations

The Hope Consortium and Unicef partnership will boost countries’ vaccine rollout efforts

Health department suspends revised Covid-19 quarantine and contact tracing protocols

A revised circular will be released once the department has taken additional input into consideration.

Health department rolls out Pfizer boosters to eligible individuals

Low uptake anticipated because of festive season, but healthcare workers stand ready

Plans to get education system ready for 2022

The plan to reboot the education system seeks to recover losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and has already recruited thousands to support the drive

Health department scraps quarantine, isolation requirements for asymptomatic Covid-19 contacts

The government has also started administering J&J booster shots from 24 December and will roll out Pfizer boosters from 28 December

UCT astronomers discover first dark cloud without host galaxy

It is hoped the MeerKAT telescope will lead to more discoveries on the evolution of galaxies

FDA approval of injectable HIV prevention drug an important milestone for sub-Saharan Africa

The CAB-LA injection is the first of its kind in HIV prevention interventions and only needs to be taken every eight weeks

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