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#JusticeForLufuno has been on for hours now as many are calling for justice for the poor girl who was assaulted and committed suicide thereafter.  According to report, Lufono died yesterday after she was bullied. Taking to Twitter, Mmusi shared a press release by the department of basic education and also called for justice for Lufuno …

Ugie school principal suspended

A principal from the Lututu Junior Secondary School in Ugie, in the Joe Gqabi District, has been suspended after coercing a learner to retrieve his phone from a pit toilet at the school. A video of the inhumane incident went viral on social media which led to the confession. Department spokesperson Vuyiseka Mboxela, says the …

Zodwa Wabantu’s first day of acting school

The long wait is over for Zodwa as she finally goes to school at last after indicating that she was going back to school in 2020. Zodwa Wabantu flooded the social media with her first-day school pictures and Mzansi was impressed. Of late she has talked much about her struggles in the industry because of not having …

: Basic education minister Angie Motshekga

In a video captured by Newzroom Afrika, she can be heard saying the government was prioritising education because “only through education can we deal with challenges facing our communities”. “An educated man won’t rape,” said Motshekga to the pupils. The pupils can be heard disagreeing with Motshekga’s statement. “I thought they need to be a bit …

The call by the Basic Department of Education for pupils not to associate the end of their examinations with parties has fallen on deaf ears. This is because many pupils still believe that drinking alcohol and smoking dagga and cigarettes is the best way to have fun and celebrate pens down. Pictures of Maputle Secondary …

There was an air of excitement at Hosea Kekana Secondary School at Marokolong in Hammanskraal, Tshwane on Wednesday, 9 December. This as matrics wrote their last exam paper. After a long and complicated year, the pupils said they were happy to finally be done with their exams. Some wrote their names on their uniforms, while …

The Western Cape Education Department has found no evidence of racism at Brackenfell High school. The department’s preliminary report has cleared the school of racism. MEC Debbie Schafer says the report will be released soon. “All indications are exactly what we said before, it was a private event organised by a private individual who was …

Pregnant matric student

Grade 12 pupils are starting their final exams today, but the 18-year-old pregnant pupil is not sure whether she will write her exams. Anele Mbatha from Mnambithi in Ladysmith, KZN, was expelled from Mzimela Secondary School last month after it was discovered she’s pregnant. Anele said all she wanted was to write the exams. “I …

Deputy principal fired after insulting pupil with squint eyes

A deputy principal’s teaching career of 33 years has gone down the drain, after she was fired for insulting a learner about his squinted eye. Gaye Ursula Raubenheimer’s axing by the Western Cape Education Department mirrors the extent of verbal abuse cases reported to the South African Council for Educators (Sace) each year. Data from …

The number of learners being fed through the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) nearly doubled in September. Despite this increase, the latest report from the Department of Basic Education shows that 1.8 million learners are falling through the cracks and still not receiving meals. More than 19,000 schools depend on the feeding programme. In August, …