Limpopo Education Department

Limpopo’s top performing schools under pressure as parents seek places for children

The principal of Moroke Secondary School in Phokwane, Nebo, says the school had to turn down scores of applications from parents

South African schools’ toilet facilities: A shame and a disgrace

Interventions should be about building facilities that offer dignity to our children

Court dismisses damages claim by Komape family

Five-year-old Michael died in 2014 after falling into a pit latrine at Mehlodumela Primary School where he was a Grade R pupil

Michael Komape’s school needed new toilets over a decade ago

Former principal of Mahlodumela Primary School told the court that she made repeated requests for new toilets for the school from as far back as 2004.

Partial settlement agreed in Michael Komape case

Clinical psychologist, Steven Molepo, testified earlier in the week that the family had not found closure with Michael’s death.

Michael Komape’s death haunted his sister’s dreams for over a year, court hears

The third day of the ongoing trial in the civil lawsuit brought by the Komape family had Michael's older sister testify.

School tried to conceal Michael Komape’s death, court hears

James Komape, Michael’s father, was the second witness to be called to testify this afternoon in the trial that started on Monday.

Michael Komape’s mother relives seeing her dead son’s hand inside a pit toilet

It was the start of little Michael’s schooling career when he met his untimely death.

‘Rich’ schools to raise fees after textbook squeeze

Limpopo's better-off schools are reeling after the province opted to stop suppling study materials.

Government violated Limpopo childrens’ right to education, says court

The Pretoria high court has ruled that government violated the right to basic education by failing to deliver textbooks to all Limpopo schoolchildren.

Limpopo textbook case heard in Pta court

Basic Education for All has asked for a court order to force Limpopo education authorities to deliver all textbooks to the schools by June 6.

Limpopo back in court over lack of textbooks

Section 27 is taking the Limpopo education department back to court over a failure to deliver textbooks to thousands of pupils again.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs