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The art of flouting security

The Gauteng DOE has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools. Yet,there has been a seeming increase in incidents at schools

Learning to find peace on the stage

artInsideOut launched an intensive three-week theatre course aimed at helping children use creativity to handle setbacks.

Who’s to blame for dying flamingos?

Drought or poor infrastructure — What is the cause of all the flamingo drama in the Northern Cape?

What’s next for Maria Ramos?

After leading Absa for a decade, Ramos is retiring from her post as chief executive at the end of February

Slice of life: Tapsula and the superhero

'It gave us a great vehicle to discover the conversation that can be had historically and today between tap and pantsula dance'

ANC stands by comrades implicated at Zondo commission

The party will wait for the findings of the Zondo commission before it takes action

Motshekga: We look to 2018 matriculants to solve problems

The pupils have been tasked to work towards the fourth industrial revolution

IEB matric results: 98.9% pass rate

More matric learners are writing and passing the IEB exams

Embattled Denel gets new CEO

Daniel Du Toit is expected to build on the turnaround strategy that was introduced at Denel earlier this year

SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled

The ten-year contract is expected to end in 2025

NPA to prosecute Marius Fransman over sexual harassment allegations

Marius Fransman is accused of sexually harassing his personal assistant during a work trip in 2016

Tuks appoints Kupe as new VC

The University of Pretoria council says Professor Tawana Kupe brings ‘considerable experience’ to the position

Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts

The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies

Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases

The Auditor General says over the last four years, more audit outcomes have regressed than improved

ConCourt judgment a step forward for activists, but Joburg still has ‘protest fees’

The White House is considering an ‘event management cost’ which is not that different from Joburg’s ‘planning costs’ for protests

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