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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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Joburg’s top varsities full up
January 7 2015 at 17:56

There’s bad news for the class of 2014. Even some of the brightest might not get into two of SA’s top universities.

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Education district heads dodge the axe
January 7 2015 at 11:35

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi will not be firing any of his district directors just yet.

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Gauteng’s matric star shines bright
January 7 2015 at 10:29

The overall top priority school pupil in Gauteng, Reginald Champala, may not speak or smile much, but he knows exactly where he is going.

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Limpopo matric pupils beat the odds
January 7 2015 at 10:12

Limpopo’s matric pupils of 2014 have outdone themselves.

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My colleagues framed me, says ex-cop
January 6 2015 at 14:56

A former police officer spent five years behind bars awaiting trial after allegedly being framed by his colleagues.

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Top pupils’ advice for the class of 2015
January 6 2015 at 14:51

“Throughout it all, focus, and don’t go astray. It’s your last year, so focus on it.”

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Matric 2014: Alarm over Caps, drop-outs
January 6 2015 at 13:31

Teacher unions are concerned about the almost 800 000 pupils who started school in 2003 but did not finish matric.

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Suspects sought after cops thwart hijacking
January 6 2015 at 12:20

SAPS officers foiled a truck hijacking on the M1 North, after a gang tried to make off with an eight-ton truck.

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Matric 2014: most needed occupations
January 6 2015 at 12:03

Matrics planning their further studies should consider which skills are most needed.

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UJ will not help walk-in students
January 6 2015 at 10:15

The University of Johannesburg has been swamped with applications, but fewer than one in 10 applicants will get a place.

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