Cele denies there was a shortage of rape kits at police stations last year
The Police Minister was on Friday responding to a call by the Economic Freedom Fighters call for his removal following reports that 76% of the country's police stations have not had rape kits since July last year.
SA failed to prevent stunted growth in children in last 20 years - report
According to research, 27% of children - just over 1 in 4 - is affected by stunting in South Africa.
Winde criticised for not detailing plans announced in WC Sopa
The Good party's Brett Herron said that Winde had failed to give details of his infrastructure plans.
ANC WC: No need for Western Cape government to procure its own vaccines
Following the news of Western Cape Premier Alan Winde and his cabinet's plan to procure its own additional vaccines in the province, the ANC's Cameron Dugmore said national government had made plans for all provinces to be vaccinated.
COVID-19 exacerbated hunger among SA's children in 2020, report finds
The 2020 Child Gauge Report revealed that poverty, unemployment and hunger rose dramatically during lockdown.
WC clawing back jobs, CT transport sector shake up coming, says Winde in Sopa
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde presented his 2021 State of the Province Address (Sopa) in Genadendal on Wednesday.
Not the best matric results? It's not the end of the world – expert
Dr Jacques Mostert, academic manager at Abbotts College said that pupils who had a tough academic year due to COVID-19 shouldn't be afraid of failure.
Security guard due in court for fatal shooting of Macassar teen
Carl du Plessis was killed when a scuffle broke out with the security officer when he had gone to the local store with his father on Monday evening.
Cape Flats Women Alumni programme hopes to mentor future leaders
The organisation was started by the Manenberg Safety Forum and hopes to assist women affected by gender-based violence.
Almost 40k Sassa disability grant applications yet to be assessed in WC - dept
The temporary grants for beneficiaries expired at the end of 2020, and applicants had to reapply for their grants.
WCED urges all pupils to return to school and complete studies
Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer said that while they did not have data on how many pupils dropped out last year but that parents and guardians should ensure that all pupils should remain in school.
Basic Educations Dept calls for suggestions to prevent future matric exam leaks
It’s calling for interventions after the Mathematics and Physical Science papers were leaked last year.
Umalusi pleased with 2020 matric results, disappointed with exam paper leaks
The quality assurance body said while they were satisfied with the overall exams, it is disappointed with the two matric exam leaks.
Some CT parents nervous, yet relieved to see kids return to school
Eyewitnesses News finds out how COVID-19 has affected the first day of the 2021 academic year.
Gift of the Givers sends much needed aid to flood-battered Kuruman
More than 800 families in villages in and around Kuruman, that were battered after recent heavy rains caused flooding, have received support so far.
Gift of the Givers help Kuruman residents with relief aid after heavy rains
Over the past few weeks, the small town in the Northern Cape experienced its worst floods since 1974.
Free State farmers: Ramaphosa has no clear plan for agriculture sector
Vice president for Free State Agriculture, Tommie Esterhuyse, said there were no clear indications from the president on property rights.
55 years after forced removals, hope is blooming for District Six claimants
After one of the most callous dispossessions of apartheid, more than 100 District Six claimants will soon be able to return to the place they once called home.