A planned imbizo on education in Mathibestad, near Hammanskraal, this weekend, is a clear indication that government views quality education as the cornerstone of the country’s growth and prosperity, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.
Botswana’s meteorological services department says tropical Cyclone Enawo is expected to hit Madagascar and deny Botswana some rains.
Government has contributed over R4 billion towards covering university fee increases, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula says the department is working tirelessly to address teacher shortages in the province.
School feeding schemes plays a vital role in education and have been recognised as the world’s most widely-used safety net.
Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says the department will intensify its efforts to help women and young people from townships to get business opportunities in the sector, as government makes a push for an inclusive economy.
Cabinet at its meeting this week approved that the Department of Basic Education retains the Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme.
Government is set introduce an integrated National Anti-gangsterism Strategy to address the scourge, Cabinet announced on Thursday.
The Gauteng Department of Health plans to increase the promotion of contraceptive services and post-abortion care to decrease the demand in unplanned pregnancies.
Young offenders, who are serving prison sentences, have encouraged the youth of South Africa to focus on getting an education and to avoid being involved in criminal activities to improve their living conditions.