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UPDATE | Fire services fighting blaze in Franschhoek

Today at 08:37 AM, via News24

The Cape Winelands District Municipality has said its Fire Services and teams from CapeNature were fighting a blaze in the Banhoek area and Berg River Dam, Franschhoek.

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LIVE: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers keynote address at Basic Education Lekgotla

Today at 09:00 AM, via SABC News

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the 2021 Virtual Basic Education Lekgotla. The Lekgotla is hosted by the Department of Basic Education to address key challenges facing the sector and to plan for the year in line with the National Development Plan, the Medium Term Strategic Framework of government and the State of the Nation Address.


Mkhize innocent until proven guilty: ANC

Today at 06:06 AM, via SABC News

The African National Congress (ANC) says Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize is innocent until proven guilty. This comes after reports that the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was probing a complaint about a multi-million-rand tender that was awarded to a communications company in KwaZulu-Natal.


Welsh watchdog criticises lack of action since home-school scurvy death

Today at 09:01 AM, via The Guardian

Children’s commissioner says moves to better regulate home education have been slow and ineffective

The Welsh government is failing in its legal duty to protect the rights of home-educated children a decade after a boy who was being taught by his parents slipped under the radar of education and health officials and died of scurvy, an official report has concluded.

Eight-year-old Dylan Seabridge...


Tanzania: Bank Donations Benefit Mpwapwa District Schools

Today at 08:19 AM, via AllAfrica

[Daily News] IN efforts to improve the environment for provision of quality education, NMB Bank, Mpwapwa branch has donated different equipment to primary schools in the district as part of its contribution to boost the education sector in the country.


Set children free: are playgrounds a form of incarceration?

Today at 08:00 AM, via The Guardian

Play has been the invisible casualty of the pandemic. Is it time to let children reclaim the streets? Our writer looks forward to a post-Covid world of parklets, play streets and repurposed parking spaces

On the other side of a child-sized archway lies a street that has had supersized sprinkles of confetti painted across its tarmac. This leads to a surreal scene strewn with boulders, undulating...


Londolozi selects Mobipaid

Today at 08:38 AM, via ITWeb

The payment technology allows businesses to take card and EFT payments across multiple channels, including online and at the point of sale, without the need for a card terminal.


Water quality and quantity the key to healthy estuaries

Tuesday at 16:19 PM, via CapeNature

The health of on estuary is a description of the condition of an estuary and are driven by two key drivers, water quality and quantity. Rain falling on the land eventually makes its way to a lake, river, stream, estuary, or ocean. Some rainwater flows slowly, in a thin layer called sheet flow across the […]