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23 October 2018 7:46 AM History made as Fort Hare awards first PhD written in isiXhosa

A high school teacher from East London has made history by being the first Fort Hare PhD student to write her thesis in isiXhosa, the Daily Dispatch reported. Nompumelelo Kapa, an isiXhosa teacher at Beaconhurst High School, received a doctorate in literature and philosophy at the university's Alice campus on Friday. She told the Daily Dispatch that she was proud 17

21 October 2018 8:05 AM 2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Two teenaged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said on Sunday. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement that Isaiah Pretlow, 19, was arrested about 23:30 on Saturday 25

19 October 2018 4:53 PM Bok skipper Kolisi honoured by high school

Cape Town - Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was honoured by Grey High School at a blazer handover function at the school on Friday. Kolisi, who matriculated from the Port Elizabeth-based school in 2009, became just the 12th person in the school's 162-year history to be awarded an honours blazer on Friday. In a series of photographs, Kolisi can be seen receiving 48

18 October 2018 12:21 PM Mini budget: Treasury expected to weigh in on zero-rated items

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to make announcements in the mini budget about the progress Treasury is making on the review of zero-rated items, according to analysts. During a panel discussion ahead of the mini budget to be held on October 24, Mazars senior tax partner Bernard Sacks shared views on the VAT hike and the zero-rated items list which 66

17 October 2018 8:39 PM 'It's really tough but we battle along': This school has 3 teachers and 3 pit toilets for 116 pupils

Mfunalwazi Primary School in Ncera village, 30km outside East London, has 116 pupils from Grade 1 to 7 and only three teachers. The school was established in 1994 but still has three pit toilets and one tap. Some children use an open field to relieve themselves. The floors are broken and the roof leaks when it rains, GroundUp reports. Parents and teachers 34

17 October 2018 2:00 PM Six Tanzanian schoolchildren killed in lightning strike

At least six children were killed and 25 injured on Wednesday when lightning struck a primary school in northern Tanzania, a local government official said. The lightning hit Emaco Vision primary school, in the mountainous Geita region, during the morning. "It was about 09:00, six pupils were killed and 25 were injured," said regional education coordinator 21

17 October 2018 6:07 AM Miguel Louw's alleged killer to appear in court

The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 9-year-old Miguel Louw will appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. In August Mohammed Ebrahim was granted bail of R2 500 as the State had failed to bring further evidence since his arrest on July 28. "The State says that there was information [gathering] and tracking in finding him," defence 26

16 October 2018 8:20 PM Boy, 10, rescues mother, cousin from shack fire

A 10-year-old rescued his mother and 2-year-old cousin from a shack fire in which his infant nephew, Athaluve Sixakwe, died in the early hours of Monday. The fire left 70 people homeless in Kwa 5, Doornback informal settlement, opposite Dunoon near Milnerton, Cape Town, GroundUp reported on Tuesday. The Sophakama Primary School pupil, Aphelele Ntsukumbini 27

13 October 2018 7:35 PM Retired priest who admitted to molesting children dies at 97

Hagatna — A retired priest accused in more than 130 sexual abuse lawsuits and who admitted to molesting children on Guam has died. The Pacific Daily News reports the Archdiocese of Agana says Louis Brouillard, who was ordained on Guam in 1948, died Wednesday in his native Minnesota. The archdiocese, in a statement released on Friday, said Brouillard's 39

11 October 2018 3:45 PM Pretoria dad arrested after his 14-year-old son takes his gun to school

The father of a 14-year-old boy has been arrested after the teen was caught with his firearm at a Pretoria school. The boy, who attends Burger Right Primary School, was caught with the gun by a teacher, who confiscated the firearm. The teacher alerted police and handed the gun over to them. Police spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said, when they arrived 25