Case over provision of meals for learners to be heard in court on Thursday

2 July 2020, 6:20 AM
The urgent case to ensure that meals are provided to over 9 million learners who qualify for the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. Rights group, Equal Education (EE) and two Limpopo school governing bodies lodged the application against the Department of Basic Education.
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NPA dissapointed with Gupta’s ruling 28 May 2018, 5:30 PM

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will soon meet with its legal team to discuss the judgment of the High Court in Bloemfontein which has ordered the unfreezing of the Gupta. assets.

Poverty on the rise in South Africa 28 May 2018, 4:20 PM

Poverty is on the rise in South Africa, this despite efforts to eradicate the scourge of hunger in the world.

Emfuleni Municipality to restore water on Monday 28 May 2018, 2:36 PM

The Emfuleni Local Municipality expects to fully restore water on Monday evening to all areas experiencing cuts.

Bail postponed for Boksburg heist suspects 28 May 2018, 1:27 PM

Five suspects believed to be involved in a cash-in-transit heist in Boksburg two weeks ago, have appeared in court amid a heavy police presence.

Durban girl dies in botched hijacking 28 May 2018, 12:50 PM

A nine-year-old girl has died in a botched hijacking south of Durban. Police say the little girl who was shot dead in the hijacking at Shallcross on Monday morning was inside the car when the driver was accosted by three attackers.

Deadline looms for Gauteng online school application 28 May 2018, 12:35 PM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has again appealed to parents whose children will be going to Grades 1 and Grade 8 next year to apply online for space at a school of their choice ahead of Monday's deadline.

Moyane allegedly assaulted his grandson’s mother 28 May 2018, 11:55 AM

Gauteng police are investigating a case of assault against suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane.

Rohde murder case back in court 28 May 2018, 11:45 AM

Property mogul Jason Rohde has told the Cape Town High Court that he never physically hurt his late wife Susan.

Protests erupt in parts of Ekurhuleni 28 May 2018, 10:09 AM

Several roads in Ekurhuleni on Gauteng's east rand have been closed of to traffic due to protest action.

Expert highlights ‘hidden costs’ in VIP protection 28 May 2018, 9:30 AM

Head of Politics and Governance at the Institute for Race Relations (IRR), Gareth Van Onselen, says the number allocated to VIP protection seems to be increasing however the number of trips by the VIP protectors accompanying high-ranking politicians appear to be stable an do not increase.

Manhunt for Limpopo cash-in-transit robbers 28 May 2018, 8:46 AM

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt for the armed robbers following cash-in-transit-heist on Monday morning.

Ramaphosa says govt is pushing to boost the economy 28 May 2018, 8:28 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says during his first 100 days as South Africa's leader, government has been putting in efforts to tackle corruption and better the country as a whole.

Boksburg cash heist suspects to appear in court 28 May 2018, 8:02 AM

Five men arrested in connection with the daring cash heist in Boksburg east of Johannesburg earlier this month are expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Man in court for two N West school girls’ murders 28 May 2018, 7:32 AM

A nineteen-year-old man is expected to appear before the Vryburg Magistrate's Court on Monday morning, for allegedly hanging two school girls at Stella Hoërskool Hostel over the weekend.

Coffin assault pair to appeal sentence 28 May 2018, 6:40 AM

Two farm workers involved in the so-called "Coffin case" will on Monday appeal their conviction and sentence in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Four people killed in Cape Town shack fire 28 May 2018, 5:39 AM

A Cape Town family is devastated following the death of four of its members in a fire in Vrygrond near Muizenberg.

Military veterans stress reconciliation at Pretoria memorial service 27 May 2018, 9:06 PM

Soldiers who paid the ultimate price to bring peace to South Africa and the continent have been remembered at a memorial service at the Wall of Remembrance at the Voortrekker Monument outside Pretoria.

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N West elderly population target for criminals 27 May 2018, 8:54 PM

An 11.7% of the elderly population in the North West province live alone.

Gauteng Education spokesperson Steve Mabona
Dept. of Education to investigate rape of pupil 27 May 2018, 8:33 PM

As the Department of Social Development marks the launch of Child protection week, Gauteng Department of Education says it will investigate a rape of a pupil in P.T. XULU Secondary School in Vosloorus.

Vrygrond family members died in fire 27 May 2018, 8:29 PM

A man and three of his children have died in a house fire in Vrygrond near Muizenberg.

Slain Eskom employee Yende’s family seeks answers 27 May 2018, 4:12 PM

It’s been a year after Thembisile Yende’s brutal murder and the family of slain Eskom employee says it's yet to find closure.

Hawks to probe alleged corruption at eThekwini municipality 27 May 2018, 1:40 PM

The Hawks are investigating allegations of corruption and maladministration at the eThekwini municipality around Durban.

28 Life Esidimeni patients still missing says DA 27 May 2018, 11:41 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says 28 Life Esidimeni patients are still missing.

Suspect under police guard after attempted heist 27 May 2018, 11:28 AM

Cape Town police say a suspect is in hospital under police custody following attempted cash in transit heist in the Strand Saturday.

N Cape districts identified for biodiversity economy 27 May 2018, 10:27 AM

Three large districts in the Northern Cape have been identified as ideal for development of the biodiversity economy. The Namakwa district around Springbok, ZF Mgcawu district around Upington and John Taolo Gaetsewe district around Kuruman will receive support from the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Zille urges govt to address youth unemployment 27 May 2018, 8:57 AM

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has urged government to take rapid steps to create jobs for the unemployed youth. Zille was speaking at an event in Cape Town to commemorate Africa Day.

Investigation to be conducted into corruption allegations at Zululand university 27 May 2018, 8:11 AM

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, has issued a directive to the council of the University of Zululand in northern KwaZulu-Natal to institute a forensic investigation into corruption allegations.

Sandton fire claims one life 27 May 2018, 7:46 AM

Johannesburg emergency services say a man died and a woman was seriously injured in a house fire in Sandton's upscale Morningside suburb yesterday. Netcare911 spokesperson Tebogo Magoro says neither the man nor the woman were able to escape the flames and had to be retrieved by the fire department.

Multi-disciplinary team investigates killing of Hawks member 27 May 2018, 7:24 AM

A multi-disciplinary team has been put in place to investigate the killing of a Hawks member in Bloemfontein earlier this week while on duty. Captain Xayiya Tshabalala was attending a complaint at a house when two unknown man fired gunshots at him in Phelindaba.

“Peace” promised at Tsakane taxi rank 26 May 2018, 10:02 PM

A tentative peace has descended over the volatile Tsakane taxi rank on the East Rand. Four taxi drivers were shot dead there earlier this week and six others were injured.