Limpopo

 
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
‘Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas’
‘Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas’
Being a teacher is not an easy job in the first place, but nothing you learn at university prepares you for teaching in rural areas. Having to...
Pit toilet case: 'Accidents do happen'
Pit toilet case: 'Accidents do happen'
After a meticulous case was argued by Michael Komape’s family — about why the state was liable for the family’s pain and suffering,...
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
Counsel for the state this week said that providing toilets at public schools cannot “solely” be the responsibility of the department of...
Final stretch for ANC  nominations
Final stretch for ANC nominations
With less than a month to go until the ANC’s December elective conference and branch nominations for leadership positions scheduled to close this...
A mother grieves: Our family is devastated
A mother grieves: Our family is devastated
The image of a boy’s hand sticking out of a pit toilet is printed on the white T-shirts worn by people huddled together in a packed courtroom at...
We all shat on this child’s dignity
We all shat on this child’s dignity
It is impossible for me to imagine the lifelong pain of thinking daily about your child’s lifeless little body in a pit latrine, only his hand...
[Video]Alone in the face of platinum's bulldozers
[Video]Alone in the face of platinum's bulldozers
Madimetja Albert Ramatsobane lives alone in a small brick house in what used to be a village of more than 400 people households and refuses to move.
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
The Seshego equality court has ordered the Limpopo education department to pay Nare Mphela, a transgender woman, R60 000 in compensation for...
​Power station in vicious circle with climate change
​Power station in vicious circle with climate change
Wildfires, spontaneous combustion of coal, floods, drought, angry people ... welcome to the future that coal-fired power stations will have to deal...
Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’
Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’
Provincial education departments faced legal claims of up to R1.5‑billion over the past financial year, according to their annual reports.

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