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Family asks for help following rape of Grade 12 Limpopo learner

20 June 2020, 7:00 PM

The family of a grade 12 learner, who was allegedly raped on her way from school by an unknown suspect in Bochum, Limpopo, has asked for assistance to ensure that she returns to school.

Load shedding affects Grade 12 technology exam

17 October 2019, 10:12 AM

The Basic Education Department is considering rescheduling the Grade 12 technology exam which could not be written in many parts of the country due to power cuts.

Parents urged to support matriculants that didn’t pass grade 12

3 January 2018, 10:25 AM

Psychologists and psychiatrists are on standby to help learners who didn’t pass their grade 12.  The National Senior Certificate (NSC )Matric results will be released on Friday.  

SA’s Grade 7 and 12 learners return to class on Monday after months of no schooling

8 June 2020, 6:08 AM

Over one million Grade 7 and 12 pupils are expected to return to school as the Basic Education Department prepares to catch up after more than two months of no schooling due to the lockdown.

Grade 12 pupil confesses to rape, murder of classmate

11 April 2019, 4:07 PM

A 17-year-old Grade 12 boy has confessed to raping and strangling a classmate in Mpumalanga.

During his previous appearance Ramalepe elected to represent himself.

Grade 12 pupil in court for teacher assault

25 September 2018, 10:15 AM

A grade 12 learner from Modubatse Secondary School is expected to appear in the Bolobedu Magistrate’s Court on a charge of assault.

Cosatu's chief negotiator for public sector unions, Mugwena Maluleke, says government has not honoured their agreement.

Phasing in of more grades may need to be postponed: Sadtu

29 June 2020, 11:40 AM

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu), has called on the Department of Basic Education to reassess strategies around the reopening of schools, saying the phasing in of more grades may need to be postponed.

COVID-19 has had severe impact on downgraded sub-Saharan African countries: Fitch Ratings Agency

12 June 2020, 9:34 PM

The coronavirus pandemic and the oil price shock it triggered have had a severe impact on sovereigns in sub-Saharan Africa, which led to rating downgrades on seven of the 19 rated SSA sovereigns since the beginning of March 2020, Fitch Ratings says.

Government expresses disappointment over S&P downgrades

30 April 2020, 10:11 AM

Government has expressed disappointment over global ratings agency S&P to lower South Africa’s long term foreign and local currency debt ratings further into non-investment grade to ‘BB-’ and ‘BB’ respectively.

Brutal murder of Soweto Grade 9 learner saddening: Lesufi

5 April 2020, 4:17 PM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says the brutal murder of a 14-year-old Grade 9 girl learner is saddening beyond comprehension.



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