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No buses for KZN pupils who walk 14km to school

Pupils living in rural areas battle rivers, snakes and rough weather to get an education, even though the authorities are meant to provide transport.

Motshekga: ‘We can’t be perfect’

The basic education minister claims the Limpopo textbook delay did not violate pupils’ rights.

An odd allergy in the judiciary

The judiciary is quite right to be reluctant to tell government in its judgments what to do or what not to do.

Schools unite to fix salary snarl-ups

Ninety Eastern Cape schools are demanding the education department reimburse them for the R81m in teacher salaries they have had to pay.

Education’s legal fires ‘need dousing’

In an unusual case, activists want the government to be legally bound to extensive education reforms.

Our courts are schooling the state

With prompting from civil society, judges are reminding the state of its material obligations to schools and pupils.

Eastern Cape education department being taught a lesson

The province is running out of ways to defer its obligation to provide basic educational resources to hundreds of thousands of pupils.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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