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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Red cross and ICJ rebuke Trump for condoning torture

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have joined global human...

No deportation of undocumented migrants

The Department of Home Affairs has dismissed reports that it has ordered the immediate deportation of undocumented migrants in the country. The message, which has...

Two years later, Eastern Cape school still has broken roof

Learners and teachers at Imiqhayi Senior Secondary School in Mount Coke outside King William’s Town have been waiting for two and a half years...

Jeffreys Bay clamps down on car guards

Dozens of informal car guards in the resort town of Jeffreys Bay have been told to stop operating, as part of a clampdown by...

Drought continues despite good rains

While there has been good rains, the country is still firmly in a drought situation - and has not recovered enough to relax the...

NFAS pays out R1.3 billion in student funding for 2017

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has paid R1.3 billion to 26 public universities for registration fees for qualifying students. This payment equates to...

Almost 120,000 NSFAS students approved

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has approved the funding applications of almost 120 000 university and Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college...

NMMU under significant financial pressure

The financial stability of South African universities – Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) included – is under severe threat following the national call for...

Two family members gunned down

Punzana Police are seeking the assistance of the public in tracking down the suspects that shot and killed two people at Kalikeni Location outside...

Parliament calls for talks to resolve TVET grievances

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called on students at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges to engage in...

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