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President Zuma was speaking at the annual Basic Education Lekgotla at St George's Hotel in Irene, outside Pretoria. ( )

Zuma issues strong warning to under-performing schools

President Jacob Zuma has issued a strong warning to under-performing schools.

TVET College shutdown gains momentum
Tuesday 24 January 2017 20:32

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Zuma issues strong warning to under-performing schools

Tuesday 24 January 2017 21:43

President Jacob Zuma has issued a strong warning to under-performing schools.


Dlamini Zuma’s unavailability a missed opportunity: AU

Tuesday 24 January 2017 12:18

SA’s decision not to avail outgoing African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to serve for a second term has been described as a missed opportunity.


China says will protect South China Sea sovereignty

Tuesday 24 January 2017 13:54

China said on Tuesday it had "irrefutable" sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend "international territories".


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Tough actions mulled against those implicated in SABC inquiry

Tuesday 24 January 2017 19:01

The SABC Inquiry is considering tough action against individuals implicated in their investigation.


Eskom's reluctance to sign power purchase agreements worrisome

Tuesday 24 January 2017 20:41

Sarec says Gas, Coal and Co-generation project developers and IPP are equally concerned about potential delays in closing their projects due to Eskom's reluctance to sign power purchase agreements.


Two Oceans Aquarium welcomes new Northern Rockhopper penguin

Tuesday 24 January 2017 17:02

The Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town has welcomed a new member to its Rockhopper Penguin colony.


Oscar snubs and surprises: Scorsese out, Mel Gibson in

Tuesday 24 January 2017 22:01

Mel Gibson climbed back into Hollywood's good graces, while Amy Adams and Martin Scorsese were edged out at Tuesday's Oscar nominations


Amajita to play two friendly matches against Mali

Tuesday 24 January 2017 19:45

The South African Men’s National Under-20 team (Amajita) has secured two friendly matches against Mali as they build up to the 2017 CAF Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia next month.


What Southern Africa can learn from W Africa when dealing with despots

Tuesday 24 January 2017 07:39

Has the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) just taught the Southern African Development Community (SADC) a lesson?


Minister Pravin Gordhan delivers his Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement on the 26th October 2016.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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