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Sparks fly at a Gauteng school as a man draws his gun in protest of the killing of a schoolboy

There was tension outside Thrapolo High School between opposing groups of parents during an anti-crime protest on Monday morning. There was tension Monday outside Vereeniging School where a Year 10 pupil was stabbed to death last week. Some parents were there to protest the crime and others to make sure the demonstration did not disrupt … Read more

‘Nobody feels safe’: Humansdorp residents fear for their lives after 5 people were killed in one week

This is one of the streets in Marcus’ generation, Humansdorp, known for shooting incidents. Several shootings in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape have claimed five lives – Four of them are teenagers – last week. Locals say they fear for their lives. A school has been closed to ensure the safety of pupils. Exhausted residents … Read more

He gave the KZN manager stationery and money to silence the 15-year-old’s rape

A KwaZulu-Natal school principal has been sentenced to life in prison for repeatedly raping a 15-year-old schoolboy. Sunday Times/Gallow Images A KZN school principal has been sentenced to life in prison after repeatedly raping a 15-year-old girl. The principal gave the teen money and stationery in exchange for his silence. The boy eventually collapses after … Read more

A Cape Town teen has been shot dead hours before schools are due to reopen

A Cape Town teen has been shot dead hours before schools are due to reopen. Gallo Images/Swetan/Sandile Ndlovu A 14-year-old girl was shot dead in Cape Town’s Erstee River on Monday. The anti-gang unit took over the investigation. No arrests have been made. A 14-year-old girl was shot dead in Boddy Crescent, New Forest village, … Read more

Intelligence students receive allowances from the NSFAS

Most students of the University of the Witwatersrand have been paid the Financial Aid Program allowances for late national students. Most of the allowances for the late National Student Financial Aid Program have been paid to students of the University of the Witwatersrand. This is after more than 8,000 students failed to receive their students. … Read more

75% of recipients validated as NSFAS seeks to clear payment clutter

The National Student Financial Aid scheme says it has made progress in its efforts to solve funding problems. file image. The National Student Financial Aid Program announced that it pays stipends to approximately 75% of the beneficiaries whose enrolment is successfully verified. A letter will be sent to all students affected by the recent funding … Read more

Instant Student Funding avoids “improper and illegal appropriation of funds” – NSFAS

Students marched to NSFAS officers in Cape Town. Photo: Naila Ibrahim, News24 NSFAS has initiated a remedial process where students found to be based on incorrect information are immediately cancelled. NSFAS said the immediate cancellation of the funding would avoid the wrongful and illegal allocation of funds to those who fall outside their policies. The … Read more

UCT crisis: VC interim, registrar’s family relationship ‘transparent’, arrangements made for potential disputes, council says

Interim Vice President of the University Professor Daya Reddy is the son-in-law of Registrar Royston Pillay – a relationship which has become “completely transparent”, its board has argued. The university criticized a recent report after it was found that the board breached governance processes in forcefully agreeing to pay Pillai the R4 million. Pillai tendered … Read more