In a world-beating move by the Department of Education, fraud and corruption study is to be added to secondary school curricula. It is an attempt to further prepare learners for a sucessful life in the New South Africa.
Four institutions only will make up South Africa's higher education system within a year. There will be one vast mega-university, plus the Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science (WSU), the University of the Western Cape and Mangosuthu Technikon (MT).
Capetonians expressed dismay and disappointment this week after a man they watched fall from a 14-floor window struck the pavement -- and died. Alfred Swan had been trying to water the flower boxes outside his office, when he slipped and fell.
A covert Russian space probe, The Semteski III, has captured an extraordinary battle between two Earth robotic vehicles on the surface of Mars. The robotic explorers were photographed attacking each other, trying to snatch samples from each other's baskets.
An imaginative solution has been found to the problem of parliamentary travel. This follows on the “Travelgate” scandal, which last year became a threat to the dignity of the politicians elected to serve in this forum of democratic endeavour.