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15 January 2019 6:34 PM Pupils allegedly forced to strip half naked for forgetting calculators

A Limpopo high school is under investigation after 18 pupils were allegedly forced to strip half naked because they forgot their calculators at home. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said no arrests were made in connection with the allegations, which include that the 18 Ntwampe High School pupils were ordered to remove their shirts and "sit in the sun at the assembly" 227

15 January 2019 7:03 AM Cape Town 'no-fee' schools turning away parents who can't fork out cash, one mother told to pay for her child’s chair

Some "no-fee" schools are insisting parents pay once-off fees - turning away Grade R pupils whose parents can't afford to pay, GroundUp reports. South African schools are divided into five categories, known as quintiles. The quintiles range from the poorest to the least poor, with quintile 1 being the poorest 20% of schools in the country. Quintile 5 covers 133

15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 80

14 January 2019 8:02 PM Jayme Closs says accused kidnapper shot her parents, taped her hands, feet and drove her to remote cabin

Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has told police she tried to hide from the man accused of killing her parents and kidnapping her, but that he dragged her out of her home and threw her in the trunk of his vehicle. Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint on Monday charging Jake Thomas Patterson with two counts of intentional homicide, kidnapping and burglary 85

14 January 2019 3:05 PM More tension as parents and security guards clash outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

There was pandemonium outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West on Monday afternoon after security guards and parents clashed. The school is embroiled in a race controversy after a picture showing pupils at the school separated according to race went viral. The confrontation on Monday happened after a man who had come to pick up his niece 82

14 January 2019 6:30 AM Kings hooker off to Scotland

Cape Town - Southern Kings hooker Michael Willemse has reportedly agreed to join Scottish club Edinburgh. Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that the 25-year-old will head to Murrayfield after the current PRO14 campaign. Willemse was schooled at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and represented Eastern Province at junior level before heading for Cape Town where 107

14 January 2019 4:18 AM Hockey mom who sent nude pic to WhatsApp group now divorced

Margaret van Wyk, the hockey mom from Schweizer-Reneke who caused a stir in 2016 when she accidentally sent a nude pic to a WhatsApp group, has been divorced, Sunday weekly Rapport reported. According to that newspaper, various occupants of the embattled North West town - which was rife with racial tension last week - told its reporter that Margaret 76

11 January 2019 5:48 PM Twitter hits back at Mashaba over his sanitary pad tweets

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once more found himself in trouble on Twitter after tweeting that the government's distribution of sanitary pads to Grade R learners got them to focus on sex, instead of education. "This for me, this is not about laziness, but deliberate (sic) destroying the future of our youth. You get kids to focus on sex, instead 141

11 January 2019 9:10 AM Disguised gunmen kill four volunteers guarding Thai school

Attackers disguised as state security staff have killed four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in conflict-hit southern Thailand, police said. The gunmen approached the armed territorial defence volunteers at the school in Pattani province and shot them dead shortly before noon on Thursday, Wicha Nupannoi, police lieutenant colonel, was quoted 112

09 January 2019 1:11 PM Showmax releases the first trailer for their new original series that has a powerhouse of women behind it

Cape Town – Showmax has released the first trailer for The Girl from St. Agnes and it looks like a creepily, gripping thrill ride. The series – which is the second original show from the South African streaming service – will be available for subscribers from Thursday, 31 January 2019. The eight episode series was produced by Harriet Gavshon of Quizzical 152