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DBE set to launch National Schools Hygiene Programme

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will tomorrow launch the National Schools Hygiene Programme (NSHP) and kick-start the extended Hand Hygiene Programme at Zimasa Primary School in Langa, Cape Town.The department’s implementation of the National S…

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Gauteng Education placement period commences on Friday

The Gauteng Department of Education’s placement period for the 2022 Online Admissions for Grades 1 and 8 will begin on Friday, 15 October and end on 30 November 2021.In a statement on Thursday, the department said it is important to note that parents a…

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WHO ramps up COVID-19 testing in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Region has introduced a new community testing initiative, which is expected to ramp up COVID-19 case detection rates on the continent.The continent has reported at least 8.4 million COVID-19 cases, with some 2…