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At least 15 more schools in Gauteng have been burgled in the past few days, the Gauteng Department of Education has announced.
A weary-looking Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he is 'emotionally drained' following the deaths of two more pupils.
A 21-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly selling cakes laced with narcotic substances to pupils at a Soweto school, Gauteng police say.
Enock Mpianzi, the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School pupil who went missing at a Grade 8 orientation camp near Brits in North West, was last seen when a makeshift raft he and other boys were on overturned on the Crocodile River.
Gauteng has achieved the highest percentage of bachelors passes since 1994, with 44.46% of matric students achieving a bachelors pass in the province, Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.
Homeless people in Tshwane and Johannesburg will not be forced to move into shelters during the 21-day lockdown, according to Gauteng's acting social development MEC Panyaza Lesufi.
The Gauteng education department has received the much-anticipated forensic investigation report into the drowning of Grade 8 Parktown Boys' High pupil Enock Mpianzi, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says.
A girl accused of bullying a fellow pupil at Modiri Secondary School in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria, has been arrested, according to the Gauteng education department.
A Grade 8 boy of Parktown Boys' High School attending an orientation camp at a lodge near Brits in North West has been missing since Thursday morning following a water activity.
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