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Rural, township schools bleeding

The Gauteng Education Department has shut down 84 schools in the past two years – 79 of these in 2013.

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Poor students angry at Wits, NSFAS over funding

The wrangle between the university and NSFAS has left 828 students in the lurch, in debt and unable to continue with their studies.

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‘Cop threatened to shoot my toddler’

A metro cop who allegedly tried to solicit a bribe from an unlicensed driver allegedly threatened a child crying in the car.

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153 000 sex workers call SA home
January 13 2015 at 11:11

First of its kind research released shows that South Africa is home to about 153 000 sex workers.

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Beer poisoning in Moz ‘a terrorist act’
January 13 2015 at 10:11

One of Mozambique’s main opposition parties has called the poisoning of at least 69 people by traditional beer a terrorist act.

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SA troops poised for major battle in DRC
January 13 2015 at 10:18

SA troops in the eastern DRC are on the verge of a major battle against the area’s largest remaining rebel group.

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Still hope for late university applicants
January 13 2015 at 10:01

Some universities are still open to accommodating late applicants, provided there's space in the course that prospective students want to enrol in.

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UN, AU to help Nigeria tackle Boko Haram
January 13 2015 at 10:01

As Nigeria reels from devastating attacks by Boko Haram, the UN and the AU have at last offered to help.

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Gauteng Hawks chief wants details
January 13 2015 at 09:11

Major-General Shadrack Sibiya will be questioning his suspension notice by the Hawks when he returns to the Labour Court.

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Murder suspect’s bail bid to take longer
January 12 2015 at 10:41

A SA businessman accused of murdering his girlfriend in Mauritius could be spending quite some time behind bars.

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Top cop wins court application
January 12 2015 at 09:05

The minister of police has agreed to not suspend Gauteng Hawks head Major-General Shadrack Sibiya.

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Children in dog fighting horror
January 12 2015 at 08:01

Dog fighters forced children to imitate real dog fights, placing bets on which child will cause the most injury.

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Trolls don’t have right to online space
January 12 2015 at 06:17

It's time for editors of online platforms to ensure that offensive comments are weeded out, says Eusebius McKaiser.

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