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Keep the doctors far away from our traditional circumcision, committee urged

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg – The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs began public hearings into the Customary Initiation Bill in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape on Monday. The people of Port Elizabeth pleaded with Parliament and government to safeguard circumcision and keep medical doctors far away from traditional initiation. A traditional nurse, […]

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Basic education minister on ‘second chance matric’ Eastern Cape road show

EAST LONDON, June 30 – Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is taking the department’s “second chance matric” support programme roadshow to Queenstown and East London in the Eastern Cape this weekend. The second chance programme gives matric candidates who have previously failed the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations to sit the exams again. Department spokesperson […]