KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC, Kwazi Mshengu, says all Grade R learners from Richards Bay Primary School in the province have been screened for COVID-19, following allegations that a fellow Grade R learner tested positive for the cornavirus.
Eskom says due to an improvement in generating capacity, load shedding will be downgraded to Stage 1 for the remainder of the day until 11 pm on Saturday evening.
A 14-year-old learner has been stabbed to death at Freedom Park Secondary School in Soweto.
A Grade 8 learner from Thutokitso Secondary in the west of Johannesburg has died after allegedly being stabbed to death by a learner from Fochville Secondary in the same region.
The Gauteng Education Department says late registrations for grades one and eight learners will open on 15 January.
The Letsibogo High School in Meadowlands, Soweto, held a graduation ceremony with a difference. As part of the Learners and Drivers Licence Legacy project, 100 female Grade 11s, between the ages of 16-18 from this school received their leaner licenses and are preparing to start taking driving lessons.
Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has reopened the newly-upgraded N2 road, between Mtunzini Toll Plaza and Empangeni just south of Richards Bay on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.
Durban will soon be home to over eight kilometres of pristine promenade space along the city’s main beaches, and work is expected to begin early next year on the development of a mall, a five-star hotel and a residential property.
The Basic Education Department is at pains to clarify that its proposed General Education Certificate (GEC) for grade nine learners does not mean the end of their education.
The Sadtu has appealed to the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to conduct more research on the proposed Grade 9 General Education Certificate.