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One year of learning lost to COVID-19 – researchers

Despite efforts to implement recovery plans, researchers have found that there has been a loss of one year of learning in as far as reading is concerned, Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, said on Wednesday.Motshega was addressing a mini-plenar…

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Long Beach car park temporarily closed

The City’s Coastal Management Branch is currently refurbishing the access to Long Beach in Simon’s Town. This includes resurfacing a portion of the Long Beach parking area. To facilitate the resurfacing and ensure public safety, the parking area will b…

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WHO Concerned Over Polio Outbreak in Southeastern Africa

The World Health Organization says authorities in Mozambique have declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s northeastern Tete province has contracted the disease. It becomes the second case of wild po…

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SAPS investigator lauded for securing lengthy sentence

MOUNT FLETCHER – SAPS endeavours continue to yield positive results as more heavy sentences are handed down as a result of the quality investigation skills adopted by our dedicated Detectives.The efforts of our leading investigator and his team were re…

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Joint operation leads to various successes in George

EDEN CLUSTER – A joint targeted operation by various law enforcement units led police to the confiscation of drugs and copper in George and its surroundings on 17 May 2022. The crime combating operation was carried out by George Public Order Police (PO…