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‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Parents ‘key to best grade 12 results’

For the past four years, the matric results in Tshwane South has been the leading district in Gauteng. The formula to success has been involving the parents

State of the Provinces: Makhura takes hard line on corruption — Mabuyane downplays it

The Gauteng and Eastern Cape premiers have been ravaged by scandal over the past year, in both instances involving the political heads of their health departments

Class of 2020 produces ‘quality passes’ — Motshekga

The minister of basic education released the 2020 matric results on Monday, announcing that the overall pass rate has declined from 2019

Sasol plant to be investigated for the air pollution blanketing Gauteng

Environment department confirms it is inspecting Secunda, with the petrochemical plant operating under ‘stressed conditions’

Hackers invited by Gauteng’s e-government to help improve services

This week hackers will participate in a hackathon hosted by Gauteng’s e-government department to modernise their public services

Dam levels in Northern Cape rise as cyclone Eloise dies out, hot weather expected again

The drought-stricken Northern Cape experienced some relief as heavy rainfall caused rivers and dams to overflow

The vaccines arrive on Monday: Who will protect them and who will get them first?

The first batch of vaccines is almost here, but a top government adviser says achieving herd immunity by the end of the year is ‘unrealistic’

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Admissions soar as second wave tightens its hold

The number of admissions drastically increased in the first two weeks of January, showing the highest numbers since the pandemic reached SA across Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape

Schools are geared up for 2021

Covid disrupted the 2020 academic year but catchup plans have been hatched in the nine provinces, including extra lessons, earlier class times, and subject-specific boot camps

Kasi kids who love to build robots

The JumpStart programme is giving primary schoolchildren a masterclass in artificial intelligence (and they’re loving it)

Covid-19 info lags as cases shoot up

Vital information apps and websites are outdated as cases begin to mushroom, especially near the coast, just in time for the December holidays

Matric’s exam paper leaked

Some learners in two provinces had access to the maths paper two leak a few hours before they sat for the exam

Thousands of South Africans apply for land online

The department of agriculture has received a plethora of online applications after it released about 500 000 hectares of land last month

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Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe

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State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

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