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South Africa

Why our kids can’t understand what they read

Sunday at 05:53 AM, via News24

Lunga Siquku* finds it difficult to answer questions written in his home language, isiXhosa. He is among 78% of South Africa’s Grade 4 pupils who cannot understand what they read.

Zuma, Mkhize meet ahead of conference

Sunday at 05:53 AM, via News24

President Jacob Zuma, presidential hopeful Zweli Mkhize and the KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee have met on the eve of the ANC’s elective conference to discuss what could be a realignment of slates.

High life, big fall

Sunday at 05:53 AM, via News24

How the man behind SA’s largest corporate scandal is less than beloved by his neighbours after refusing to let them pass by his seaside plot.

Ramokgopha baffled by Life Esidemeni saga

31 October at 15:04 PM, via SABC News

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramakgopa says she is still baffled about how the decision was taken to transfer mentally-ill patients from Life Esidemeni to unlicensed Non-Governmental Organisations.

Van Breda recounts family killings ordeal

31 October at 14:02 PM, via SABC News

Triple murder accused, Henri van Breda, has told the Cape Town High Court that he had become confused and disoriented after witnessing the killing of his family members.

Gigaba approves Cape Town’s drought request

31 October at 11:37 AM, via SABC News

Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba has approved the request of the City of Cape Town to make budgetary amendments to assist with their drought relief efforts.

Sars defends Makwakwas return

31 October at 11:28 AM, via SABC News

The South African Revenue Service has defended its decision to allow its suspended Chief Officer for business and individual tax, Jonas Makwakwa, to return to work.

New Wits SRC to map way forward

31 October at 10:58 AM, via SABC News

University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) students will not shut down the institution until there has been a mass meeting to decide on a course of action.

Presidency rejects Zuma tax allegations report

29 October at 10:56 AM, via SABC News

The presidency has rejected the allegations contained in media reports on Sunday claiming wrongdoing by President Jacob Zuma in relation to some undeclared funds.

Children bid an emotional farewell to Maila

28 October at 12:17 PM, via SABC News

The late National Health Spokesperson Joe Maila’s children have given moving tributes to their father during his funeral service in Polokwane in Limpopo.

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