Formal hearings into group copying delayed

Pretoria – Formal hearings for KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape grade 12 candidates implicated in group copying have been delayed because the candidates were busy writing supplementary examinations. Chief Director for Public Examinations and Assessments at the Department of Basic Education (DBE), Dr Rufus Poliah, on Tuesday said formal hearings for the implicated matriculants would commence in…..

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Government to deal with fraudulent qualifications

Pretoria – Government says it is determined to flush out public servants who misrepresent their academic qualifications. “Government would, in partnership with the Quality Councils and South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ensure that scrutiny and verification of qualifications are rigorously applied to protect the credibility, integrity and reputation of employers from people who possess fake qualifications,”…..

KZN’s talent clustered SABC 3 Auditions

Hundreds of talented individuals flocked outside the Durban Exhibition Centre over the weekend for a chance to become one of three television stars. The shows that seek fresh personalities are Top Billing, Espresso and a new show that will be broadcasted soon. Despite the terrible weather conditions on Saturday, a number of people still attended with…..

When the “so-called” protector misuses his position

Some things are puzzling, I am just glad that South Africa is now a Free State where one gets to choose who they want to live around. There is nothing disappointing like seeing someone who is supposedly the head of security hurting people he should be protecting, I mean after all he is getting paid to…..

Kings of the Weekend visit RadioDUT

The Metrofm Djs, Sphectacula (Sphe Simelane) and Naves (and Lebogang Naves) are not just radio personalities, they have effortlessly secured themselves a spot on SABC 1 as judges on a show called 1’s and 2’s. When the topic of their show was raised, the Djs listened attentively, evidently expressing their love and passion for it. The…..

President Zuma stands by JSE black ownership remarks

President Jacob Zuma stands by his assertion that black ownership of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) stands at 3%, his office said on Sunday. President Zuma had made the remarks during his the reply to the State of the Nation Address. The remarks, the Presidency said, incurred the wrath of some economic commentators. Commentators referred to…..

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“Don’t Let Destruction Distract You” by Kelvin Onalo

#The_FeelGood_Breakfast_Show “Don’t let destruction distract you ” There will be destruction in your journey of success, don’t let destruction to distract you! Remain focused because you know your destination and any thing that happens in mid way, should not determine your destination!”… keep Focused, Keep Living! – Kelvin Onalo www.radiodut.co.za

R840m to upgrade varsities

Pretoria – R840 million will be allocated to historically disadvantaged institutions (HDIs) from the development grant over the next two financial years. This emerged during a meeting in Parliament on Wednesday, where the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training was briefed on the implementation of recommendations by the Ministerial Committee for the Review of Funding…..

South Africa’s Urbanisation comes with a Heavy Price

A global obesity pandemic that is eating at the world staggeringly, has shown to be more common in children of Africa that are faced with what the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls “a double burden disease”. Another unsettling fact is that South Africa is Africa’s fattest Sub Saharan nation. A first of its kind analysis Lancet…..

French classes at DUT

French classes kicked of yesterday for students from the Faculty of Arts and Design The response for this pilot project was good and approximately 20 students have joined this 12 week learning programme, which will be lead by Prof. Delphine Colins. According to The facilitator of the programme, Tasneem Seedat, Prof Bawa along with his team,…..