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Tsoseletso Motsieloa from Kagisho Secondary School: 6 DISTINCTIONS!

The class of 2018 has seen an outstanding performance from Tsoseletso Motsieloa, a learner from Kagisho Comprehensive Secondary School in Bloemfontein, Free State. Tsoseletso gave out an excellent performance in her final matric results and achieved a total of 6 distinctions, which are as follows: 93% in Physical Sciences; 88% in Life Sciences; 85% in […]

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Why you’re going to pay more for Eskom’s mistakes

South Africans will end up paying for Eskom’s decade of mismanagement, says chief economist at Citadel, Maarten Ackerman. Speaking to Cape Talk, Ackerman said that the state utility is running at debt levels that are simply not sustainable. The group’s debt has increased by as much as 800% to over R400 billion over the last 10 years, […]

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Police nab another suspect for killing of hospital CEO

A 29-year-old suspect appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for the murder of former Citi Med CEO Dr Louis Siemens.   He was arrested on Wednesday evening at his residence, Colonel Thandi Mbambo said in a statement. “This follows a warrant of arrest that was issued last year for his alleged involvement in […]

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Curro launches new school with specialised courses in robotics and coding

JSE-listed education group Curro has launched a new tech-focused schooling model, which will see learners attending school in typical business hours – but with flexible timetables and specialised courses in robotics and coding. The first school to adopt the model is Curro Foreshore, which will open its doors on 14 January 2019. The independent high school […]

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Poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) wants government to review the quota of US poultry imports, following the imposition of tariffs on local aluminium and steel products. In court papers filed in the North Gauteng Court, the organisation argues that US tariffs on SA steel and aluminium exports have affected the benefits that South Africa […]