WCED working to allocate resources to schools
The Western Cape Education Department says overcrowding at schools at the beginning of a school year is not uncommon as learner numbers need to stabilise.
Cele under pressure over school security, police numbers
Equal Education has welcomed the police’s decision to withdraw its initial application to appeal a court ruling over police resource allocation in the Western Cape.
Cele: SAPS to withdraw application to appeal ruling on WC police resources
Last month, the Equality Court found that the allocation of policing resources in the province is discriminatory against black and poor people.
'Hopeful' ANC aims for 100k new voters in Western Cape
ANC heavyweights Bheki Cele and Naledi Pandor will be on the campaign trail in Cape Town this weekend.
WC Finance Dept to urge municipalities to budget for disasters
Finance MEC spokesperson Daniel Johnson says that disasters such as fires can no longer be viewed as 'unforeseen'.
CT man to appear in court for illegally selling abortion pills
He was caught in a sting operation this week.
Unisa postgrad accounting students relieved after applications approved
Last week, several postgraduate accounting students told Eyewitness News that their applications for the Certificate in the Theory of Accounting programme were rejected or pending, because it was already full.
Remaining Unisa accounting students now accepted
Last week, several students said their applications for the Certificate in the Theory of Accounting, or CTA, programme were rejected or pending because it was already full.
Overstrand Municipality forks out over R9m for firefighting expenses
The Overstrand Municipality has approved the 'unforeseen and unavoidable expenditure' which wasn't provided for in the its 2018/2019 budget.
SJC ‘disappointed’ by SAPS decision to appeal ruling on WC resource allocation
Last month, the Equality Court found the allocation of policing resources in the Western Cape is discriminatory.
Cele accused of lying about police resources in CT
During a meeting with community groups from Bonteheuwel on Tuesday, Minister Bheki Cele said Cape Town has more police resources than any other metro in SA.
Cele promises Bonteheuwel its own police station, Bambanani programme to return
During a meeting with safety groups from Bonteheuwel and other neighbouring communites, Police Minister Bheki Cele was criticised in light of continued shootings in the areas.
Cele promises more action after deadly shootings in Bonteheuwel
Three people were killed and a fourth was wounded in separate shootings on Sunday morning.
Dept warns process to declare Bo-Kaap a heritage site can take up to 2 years
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa made the announcement of the declaration in December last year, setting into motion the process which will be run by the South African Heritage Resource Agency.
PE cops probe death of a boy (11) at an 'after tears' ceremony
The shooting reportedly took place during an "after tears" ceremony on Saturday afternoon and police are still looking for the shooter.
[UPDATE] Hartenbos fire contained, one firefighter injured
The large vegetation fire broke out on Monday and has been edging closer to houses in the area.
Higher Edu department: Enrollment plan designed to prevent over-crowding
Unisa says this is due to the Enrollment Management Plan which places a limit on the number of students allowed in a course.
Unisa says management aware of cap system concerns
EWN has spoken to several Unisa accounting students who have been unable to apply for their final year of studying, because the programme is full.