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Pretoria High Court to rule on Eusa’s objection to school reopening

10 June 2020, 5:06 AM

The High Court in Pretoria will rule on Wednesday on the urgency of the application brought by Educators Union of South Africa (Eusa) which is challenging the decision to reopen schools.

Eastern Cape government warns of disastrous consequences if tobacco sales allowed

6 June 2020, 9:51 AM

The Department of Health in the Eastern Cape says the possible unbanning of the sale of tobacco products could have disastrous consequences for the province’s fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

Western Cape monitoring the situation at schools after reopening on Monday

5 June 2020, 5:35 AM

The Western Cape government says it is closely monitoring the reopening of schools.

Government to appeal court declaration of lockdown regulations as invalid

4 June 2020, 5:20 PM

Cabinet has announced that it will seek leave to appeal the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria on lockdown regulations.

Only a court order will halt teaching and learning in Western Cape: Schäfer

2 June 2020, 5:41 PM

Western Cape Education Minister, Debbie Schäfer, says she will not stop anyone from teaching a child unless she is ordered to do so by a court.

The multi-media learner support initiative is aimed at limiting the impact of the lockdown to the school calendar.

Not all learners reported for classes in Western Cape

2 June 2020, 9:32 AM

The Western Cape Department of Education says while over 98% of schools in the province opened for Grades 7 and 12 on Monday, not all learners reported for classes as anticipated.

Maimane to contest reopening of schools at the Constitutional Court

2 June 2020, 6:09 AM

The founder of the One South Africa Movement, Mmusi Maimane, has vowed to fight the reopening of schools at the Constitutional Court.

Mkhize warns of a possible spike in Western Cape cluster outbreaks during Level 3

29 May 2020, 7:33 PM

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has warned that cluster outbreak infections could increase further in the Western Cape as the lockdown is eased.

City of Cape Town heads to court over homeless shelter

20 May 2020, 8:15 AM

An application by the City of Cape Town to stop the Human Rights Commission from accessing the Strandfontein site for the homeless will be heard in the High Court on Wednesday.

Sisulu concerned about City of Cape Town’s non-adherence to lockdown regulations

18 April 2020, 1:15 PM

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she is concerned that the City of Cape Town did not adhere to the stipulated regulations when it evicted people during the national lockdown.



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