Valuable lessons learned during Covid-19 pandemic to better fight HIV and Aids

Researchers say they have learned a lot of valuable lessons during the Covid-19 pandemic which can be used to better fight the future spread of HIV and Aids. Director of

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Basic Education Department to introduce General Education Certificate

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshega says her Department has started taking steps towards the introduction of the General Education Certificate. The certificate would allow learners, after 10 years of schooling,

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Number of Western Cape schools, which have obtained a Matric pass rate of less than 60%, have dramatically decreased

Provincial Education MEC Debbie Schäfer says the number of Western Cape schools, which have obtained a Matric pass rate of less than 60%, have dramatically decreased. The number of the

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Matriculants who failed their exams encouraged to make use of support services

The Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer has encouraged matriculants, who failed their exams or have not obtained their desired results, to make use of the support services available to

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Proteas wrap up the series with an emphatic win

The Proteas beat India at Boland Park for the second time in three days to clinch the series with a game to spare. The victory didn’t come easy, though. The

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WATCH: The Antipolis ship wreck has washed ashore at the 12 Apostles

The public are cautioned not to get too close to the Antipolis shipwreck, which has washed ashore at the 12 Apostles because it is very unstable. The oil tanker ran

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Western Cape achieved a 81.2% pass rate in the 2021 Grade 12 examinations

The Western Cape has achieved a 81.2% pass rate in the 2021 Grade 12 examinations. This is a 1.3% increase from the 79.9% pass rate obtained in 2020 National Senior

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76.4% Matric pass rate testament that the country’s education system is improving

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Matric pass rate of 76.4% obtained in the November 2021 examinations is testament that the country’s education system is improving. The Minister announced

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The Western Cape has improved its Matric pass rate for 2021 and boasts the Top 3 learners in Quintile 5

Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer says she is absolutely delighted with the results of the Matric Class of 2021 in the Western Cape. The provincial pass rate was announced

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MyCiTi to return to Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha

The City of Cape Town has confirmed that MyCiTi buses will return to Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha next month. More than 6 000 commuters from Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha will

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Lindiwe Sisulu apologises and retracts her column attacking the Judiciary

President Cyril Ramaphosa met with the Minister of Tourism, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, in Cape Town earlier this week, where he admonished her about her recent article entitled “Hi Mzansi, have

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South Africa to produce second generation vaccines to better fight the Covid-19 pandemic

South Africa will start producing second generation vaccines to better fight the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the South African-born billionaire, Patrick Soon-Shiong the vaccine production facility which opened here in

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Agricultural subjects now at Cape Flats School

A school on the Cape Flats will now be teaching learners about the Agriculture Sector. This as Provincial Agriculture MEC, Dr Ivan Meyer, recently visited the school and told learners

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Vaccine production facility to boost South Africa’s Covid-19 fighting capabilities

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the vaccine production facility, unveiled in Brackengate yesterday, will tremendously boost South Africa’s Covid-19 fighting capabilities. The plant, established by the US biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick

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South Africa beat India comfortably in Paarl

The Proteas have defeated India by 31-runs in the first of three One Day Internationals at Boland Park in Paarl. Initially, it seemed like 296 would be too low a

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Cape Town tourism slowly recovering

The Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions hit Cape Town’s tourism sector hard but the recovery is underway. Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth, Alderman James Vos says: “2021 proved to

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[LISTEN] Maurice and Angel say goodbye

As the saying goes, “the more things change, the more they stay the same”. It’s a new year but things are changing and change is here to stay! Makers of

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Under The Covers Weekend

This weekend we’re bringing you the originals and the covers of the world’s most loved songs. Why, you ask? Because some songs are just too good to only have one

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Eskom condemns attack on employees at Klipspruit Customer Network Centre

Power utility Eskom has condemned the attack on 7 of its security personnel in Soweto last week. One security officer was killed while 6 others escaped the attack unharmed. It

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Western Cape records 55.6% increase in festive season road deaths

The Western Cape has recorded a 55.6% percent increase in road accident deaths this past festive season. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula released the 2021 Festive Season Road Statistics yesterday and

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New Walking Tour Launched on Robben Island

People can now experience the rich history and biodiversity of Robben Island, on foot, with the launch of a new Walking Tour. This is an opportunity for those who would

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Jamaica increase flame for Winter Olympics

Get ready to kiss your lucky eggs, because you’re about to feel the rhythm and the rhyme! Jamaica’s four-man bobsled team will be heading to the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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