Poverty and a lack of access to education are fuelling teen pregnancies and high HIV rates among young people, according to Vhembe health officials in Limpopo.
The Electoral Commission’s Chief Electoral Officer, Sy Mamabolo, says the majority of the new voters, who came out in their numbers this past weekend to register to vote, were women.
South Africa has been able to meet 50% of its target for food production in the fourth quarter of 2016, despite the drought.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says government will soon start with the construction of new schools in both the Vuwani and Malamulele areas in Limpopo.
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says it is launching an appeal with immediate effect following the judgment handed down by the Thohoyandou High Court in Limpopo on Saturday.
As part of commemorating the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign, a Sexual Offences Court will be launched in Sekgosese, Limpopo, this week.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and senior officials from the department are in Limpopo to discuss issues related to the leaking of the Maths question paper.
The Department of Basic Education says it is shocked and disappointed at the leak of a Mathematics Paper 2 exam paper to Grade 12 learners in Giyani, Limpopo.