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21 February 2018 5:17 PM Western Cape parents urged to participate in school governing body elections

Cape Town – Tired of the language policy at your child's school? Fed up with "outdated" hair rules? Parents are about to get their chance to change the rules from the inside with school governing body elections coming up in March. "All parents and legal guardians with children registered at the school are eligible for election," said Western Cape education 30

20 February 2018 10:31 AM Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

Pittsburgh - In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers. Rick Saccone, a 60-year-old Republican state lawmaker, says existing laws need better enforcement and underlying societal problems 30

19 February 2018 7:49 AM ‘A trip to a traditional healer left me scarred for life’

She dreams of being able to play sports with her peers, to walk down the street without being stared at, to take a taxi without being treated like a leper and to enter a room without seeing horror in people’s eyes. She just wants to be normal. Instead, Nonkoliseko Mndiyata is living a lonely existence in KwaNikhwe Village in Bizana in the Eastern Cape and her visions 29

16 February 2018 2:00 PM 3 teachers killed in extremist attack in northeastern Kenya

Nairobi - A Kenyan official says suspected al-Shabaab extremists have killed three teachers in an overnight attack in the northeastern county of Wajir. North Eastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh says an unknown number of gunmen attacked Qarsa primary school and targeted non-Muslim teachers. Saleh says a rescue team responding to the attack ran over an improvised 41

15 February 2018 10:59 AM Suspect's 'disturbing' social media posts being dissected

Parkland – The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the 19-year-old suspect, Nikolas Cruz, had been expelled 38

13 February 2018 5:45 AM Afrikaans-speaking parents threaten to close Eastern Cape school

Port Elizabeth - About 80 disgruntled parents, pupils and community members attempted to close Sandisulwazi Secondary School in Paterson, in the Eastern Cape, on Monday. The protesters are demanding a teacher to teach Afrikaans as a subject, according to a GroundUp report. Sandisulwazi has nine teachers, eight of whom are Xhosa-speaking and one who is English-speaking 32

24 January 2018 4:00 AM Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the men

Dar Es Salaam - Tanzanian authorities say they have arrested five schoolgirls so they can help with information on the men who impregnated them. Tandahimba District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba said late on Monday that the schoolgirls were arrested last week. He says police seek to question two other schoolgirls. The East African nation sentences those 34

08 January 2018 6:00 PM Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

New York - Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported on Monday. "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some of the most frequent young users, this may be having unintentional 87

31 October 2017 2:38 PM Family members visit scene of deadly attack in Ladysmith

He lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an oncoming vehicle believed to be carrying teachers and pupils. Five teachers from two local schools were also killed when the vehicle carrying the five slammed into their car. Family members who have been called to the scene by authorities are standing behind the SA Police Service tape which separates 30

26 October 2017 4:10 PM #MTBPS2017 was a missed opportunity

In his maiden speech, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba projected that tax revenue would fall short by an estimated R50.8billion in the current year, the largest downward revision since the 2009 recession as economic growth fell below expectations. Gigaba also warned that the budget deficit would widen to 4.3percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2017/18 and a possible 34