Community News Schools

Gr 12’s should receive support to cope with examination related stress

News Desk Close to a million matric learners will start their final exams later this week. Online school and home education provider, Brainline, has stressed the importance of providing students with adequate support to cope with this mammoth task. Brainline Mentor, Liezel Bruwer, says these exams mark the culmination of an academic year like no […]

Community Municipal News

Understanding Local Government

From the government guide Important things to know about local government The role and spheres of government Government has the responsibility to make policies and laws about the rights and responsibilities of citizens and the delivery of government services. The government collects revenue [income] from taxes and uses this money to provide services and infrastructure […]

Community Health News

Travellers urged to take malaria precautions

News Desk The Department of Health has urged communities affected by malaria and travellers to malaria-endemic areas to take the necessary precautions to prevent contracting the disease, and seek treatment when they experience signs and symptoms. The department made the call as South Africa joins the Southern African Development Community in commemorating Southern African Development […]

Community News

SA COVID-19 response: from relief to recovery

News Desk After months of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country is now transitioning from relief to recovery. Writing in this week’s edition of his newsletter, the President said when the National State of Disaster was declared in March, the immediate priority was to contain the spread of the virus and […]