17 December 2018


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More financial assistance for Bokone Bophirima students

A total of 493 students will benefit from the R48million set aside by Bokone Bophirima Provincial Government in bursaries for the current academic year.

 

Of this total, the provincial government will spend R29million to support 232 new bursary beneficiaries, while the 261 existing bursary h...read more


Leharis protectors killed no on

There is no truth in reports that protectors for MEC for Education and Sport Development, Sello Lehari, shot and killed a resident in Moeka in the Moretele Local Municipality. 

The Department of Education and Sport Development denied these allegations that have been making rounds, including in some me...read more


Mother languages under the spotlight

South Africans are encouraged to speak and write as well as read in their mother languages. This as South Africa observes the month of February as Language Month. 

Mother languages have been neglected in favour of English, as more South Africans grow to believe that indigenous African languages offer ...read more


Strengthening VTSD schools a priority for Bokone Bophirima

The Department of Education and Sport Development in Bokone Bophirima will deliberately channel more of its education resources to schools in the Villages, Townships and Small Dorpies (VTSD), in a bid to improve those schools' performance and generally Grade 12 results in the province.

This decision was an...read more


Education 'our primary weapon in the struggle for economic transformation' - Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has called on all stakeholders in the education sector to put their heads together in the interests of strengthening and improving the country's education system.

Addressing the three-day Basic Education Sector Lekgotla on Tuesday, President Zuma said his administration takes education...read more


Free higher education is possible: Statistician General

South Africa's Statistician General, Dr Pali Lehohla, has told the Fees Commission that free higher education is achievable when there is proper planning. Lehohla made his presentation to the Commission of Inquiry into Feasibility of Fee-Free Education this week.

In his input to a commission chaired by Judg...read more


MEC Motlhabane warns of bogus traffic learnership adverts

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management has warned of a bogus advert purporting to be for traffic learnerships. This advert is circulated on the internet via social media.

"The advert is captured as Traffic Officer Learnership X 250. This is not an advert from our department. Our last ...read more


OPINION
VTSD ECONOMY: INCULCATING A CULTURE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN BOKONE BOPHIRIMA

At a recent meeting of the management committee of the Office of the Premier (OOPMC), the Premier Supra Mahumapelo gave notice of his intention to lead the development of a culture of entrepreneurship in the province. His emphasis was to do so across the length and breadth of Bokone Bophirima, which currently is hom...read more


Bokone Bophirima citizens rally behind Mahumapelo

Citizens of Bokone Bophirima province have described the call for Premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign as ambitious efforts to undermine democratic processes and wanting to disrupt service delivery and efforts to unite the province.

They were reacting to calls by some disgruntled businesspeople calling thems...read more