24.2.2021 08:02 am
Some schools realised last year that not sitting exams would negatively affect Grade 11s going into 2021 and they held exams – but the vast majority did not.
As the country celebrates the success of government and independent schools matric pupils of 2020, there is a cloud hanging over the class which will sit the exams at the end of this year.
The result also shows that our education system is resilient – it did not collapse under the strain of Covid-19.
The loyalty of those who continue to protect corrupt leaders may come at a price higher than they are willing to pay, of they truly love the ANC as much as they claim to.
Future decommissioning, waste storage and disposal will be ultimately recovered from customers via Eskom’s Nersa-approved electricity tariffs.
In a democratic society such as ours, it should not be up to bureaucrats and politicians to decide whether assisted dying is wrong or right, says Bernadette Wicks.
Now I object to murder being turned into a political or a race issue. I’m infuriated when one killing is deemed more terrible than another, one victim more pitiable.
Experts cannot pinpoint exactly how many pangolins are left in the wild, as they can’t be counted from the air, but we do know they are under severe threat.
The amazing attitude from pupils and exceptional commitment from especially the teachers, school administrators and parents ensured the class of 2020 would make it.
Having known Jacques Pauw for 30 years, my initial reaction to his story was to laugh and wonder if “strong drink had been taken”.
It can’t be coincidental that Malema, Zuma and his daughter – who shared a cup of tea two weeks ago – have come out in the same week to speak uniformly about SA’s judges.
Never said much, just adored me with her eyes.
He is a powerful-hitting batsman and more than handy fast bowler, who can swing the ball at pace.
The ANC has, for almost three decades, placed party interests above national interests, skirting the law to protect the thieves and thugs in the tripartite alliance.
Now it seems the chance of beach gatherings becoming super-spreader events was minimal.
Could those calling for the justice system to keep its hands off the ANC secretary-general simply be hoping for a chance at some future opportunity to join in on the looting of state resources?