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Murray Williams: Raise SA flag as a public promiseeveryone who lives here - be they South Africans, Zimbabweans or Germans. Not
Murray Williams: Raise SA flag as a public promise
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everyone who lives here - be they South Africans, Zimbabweans or Germans. Not as a show of nationhood. But as a personal, public promise: This is how I choose to be. Williams’ “Shooting from the Lip” column appears in the Cape Argus every Mon... Read more
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Fransman allies say they are on ANC ‘hit list’Fransman supporters that had been circulating in the province. Le Roux’s name
Fransman allies say they are on ANC ‘hit list’
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Fransman supporters that had been circulating in the province. Le Roux’s name appears second on the list of 14 which the Cape Argus has seen. “I know some of the others on this list have also received letters from the party,” she added. She... Read more
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Gasant Abarder: Chester Missing meets journalismtypecast." Chester says: "I don't care. It's my career. You need me." But Con
Gasant Abarder: Chester Missing meets journalism
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typecast." Chester says: "I don't care. It's my career. You need me." But Conrad argues: "You went missing. It was in the Cape Argus. So I had to make puppets out of other things because puppets keep going missing. So I have a feather duster and a... Read more
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Axed principal told to stay away from schoolwill consider its options should Mr Isaacs interfere with school and teaching a
Axed principal told to stay away from school
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will consider its options should Mr Isaacs interfere with school and teaching activities again.” Isaacs told the Cape Argus the department was continuing to victimise him. He said he visited the school to thank the community for their... Read more
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‘They must lock him up and throw away the keys'The scene shocked her father, Charl Moore, who was called to identify her. Whe
‘They must lock him up and throw away the keys'
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The scene shocked her father, Charl Moore, who was called to identify her. When the Cape Argus visited the family’s Valhalla Park home on Tuesday, the father thanked their family and the community for the support they had received. “On Sunday we... Read more
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Varsities shut after #Fees2017 protest dramathe proposed fee support from government which would ensure that National Stude
Varsities shut after #Fees2017 protest drama
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the proposed fee support from government which would ensure that National Student Financial Aid Scheme qualifying students, as well as the missing middle, would not be exposed to fee adjustments next year. The Star, Cape Argus and... Read more
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Danny’s Diary: The haves and have nots on the streetsaround the table. We live past each other. And people working on contract are
Danny’s Diary: The haves and have nots on the streets
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around the table. We live past each other. And people working on contract are living under constant fear of not getting the contract renewed. Permanent positions give more peace of mind. “Danny’s Diary” is published every Tuesday in the Cape Ar... Read more
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#Fees2017: Stun grenades and arrests at Witssupport their children to access to higher education, would bear no fee increas
#Fees2017: Stun grenades and arrests at Wits
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support their children to access to higher education, would bear no fee increase in 2017. He said the government will pay for the fee increase on their behalf, which has been estimated at R2.5 billion. African News Agency, Reuters and the Cape Ar... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr SeptemberIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Mr September
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the ninth instalment in the series: Meet Mr September My surname doesn’t mean I’m still a slave, says Mark September He carries a surname that has... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr OctoberIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Mr October
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the tenth instalment in the series: Paul October may be proud of his surname, but that wasn’t true for all of the Octobers. During apartheid, his... Read more
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Murray Williams: The potential superpower of the PAif we could bolster our staff from 20 teachers, to a community of 520 ? What a
Murray Williams: The potential superpower of the PA
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if we could bolster our staff from 20 teachers, to a community of 520 ? What a vast reservoir to tap. That’s our challenge, as the PA. Let’s hope we are smart enough. Williams’ “Shooting from the Lip” column appears in the Cape Argus every Mond... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Ms AugustusIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Ms Augustus
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the eighth instalment in the series: Cecilia Augustus suddenly feels connected to a family of Augustuses in South Africa who can trace their roots... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mrs JulieIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Mrs Julie
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the seventh instalment in the series: Margaret Julie married into the Julie clan when she was 20 years old. She didn’t know that her new family name... Read more
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Students threaten to shut down UCTof the students who protested on Thursday declined to be named out of fear of r
Students threaten to shut down UCT
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of the students who protested on Thursday declined to be named out of fear of reprisal. A 22-year-old student told the Cape Argus: “I think it is necessary. It is relevant. We cannot continue making whiteness comfortable. It is a system that... Read more
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Marathon transplant session saves four across SAto give up my job as an administrator at the NPA (National Prosecuting Authorit
Marathon transplant session saves four across SA
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to give up my job as an administrator at the NPA (National Prosecuting Authority) because of kidney failure,” she told the Cape Argus on Thursday. Thomson commended surgeons from Frere Hospital, who made sure that the harvesting of organs happened... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr AprilIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Mr April
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the fourth instalment in the series: For Hanover Park resident Shafick April, embracing his heritage has been his ticket to travel the world. As a... Read more
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FAS fails to dampen Tisha’s spiritsis great with practical stuff, she can even make looms (elastic bracelets) - th
FAS fails to dampen Tisha’s spirits
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is great with practical stuff, she can even make looms (elastic bracelets) - thanks to the internet,” she said. During the Cape Argus visit to her work on Wednesday, all Tisha could say was: “I love my mom, she is the only mother I know. She is... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr MaartIn the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12
Know our heritage: Meet Mr Maart
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In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Here’s the third instalment in the series: Leonard Maart, 81, was born exactly one century after slavery was abolished in Cape Town. “I learnt about slaves... Read more
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Call to be brave transformation forcesupplement the family income while at school, he sold the Cape Times at Kenilwo
Call to be brave transformation force
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supplement the family income while at school, he sold the Cape Times at Kenilworth station on weekday mornings, and the Cape Argus at one of the traffic lights on Rosmead Avenue in the afternoons. “I hated the job,” he said. “But now I own the... Read more
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Cape Town to tap into halaal tourism marketit out there as part of what we do,” says Cape Town Tourism chief executive Env
Cape Town to tap into halaal tourism market
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it out there as part of what we do,” says Cape Town Tourism chief executive Enver Duminy. During a 2014 interview with the Cape Argus, Duminy said Cape Town attracted 1.3 million international visitors a year, but the goal was to hit 1.5... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr Februarieprestigious advertising award – and will be exhibited at the Iziko Slave Lodge
Know our heritage: Meet Mr Februarie
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prestigious advertising award – and will be exhibited at the Iziko Slave Lodge Museum. In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. Meet Mr Februarie Kensington resident Felix Februarie can trace... Read more
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Cape Argus Sport Show: Focus on coaching, physical educationfor the Schools Sport Summit for 2017 will open by the end of October at a cost
Cape Argus Sport Show: Focus on coaching, physical education
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for the Schools Sport Summit for 2017 will open by the end of October at a cost of R1 200 per person for the two-day event. It will include access to summit presentations, meals and refreshments, and access to the Cape... Read more
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Know our heritage: Meet Mr Januarieprestigious advertising award – and will be exhibited at the Iziko Slave Lodge
Know our heritage: Meet Mr Januarie
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
prestigious advertising award – and will be exhibited at the Iziko Slave Lodge Museum. In the lead-up to Heritage Day, the Cape Argus will be featuring each of the 12 interviewees. John Januarie says slavery did not affect him, but that does not... Read more
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Danny’s Diary: Divided between two worldsa confident individual who can face society and be proud of her achievements.
Danny’s Diary: Divided between two worlds
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a confident individual who can face society and be proud of her achievements. And Doppio Zero in Mandela Rhodes Place orders basil and spinach on a weekly basis from the community garden. “Danny’s Diary” is published every Tuesday in the Cape Arg... Read more
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'No benefits' to annual skills evaluations - Sadtusaid the union was holding meetings with parents and school governing bodies to
'No benefits' to annual skills evaluations - Sadtu
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
said the union was holding meetings with parents and school governing bodies to inform them of the boycott. Last year, the Cape Argus reported that protests against the tests had been held at a number of schools in the Western Cape with some... Read more
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Muscle up for the 2017 Cape Argus Sport Showthey planned to host eight events across South Africa, with six of them in the
Muscle up for the 2017 Cape Argus Sport Show
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they planned to host eight events across South Africa, with six of them in the Western Cape. “We have partnered with the Cape Argus Sport Show for two events in 2017 from the 24th to 26th of March at Sandringham Estate in Stellenbosch and then a... Read more
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Murray Williams: City should take bikes seriouslyends with the words: "I have tried, in my way, to be free." Indeed. And freed
Murray Williams: City should take bikes seriously
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ends with the words: "I have tried, in my way, to be free." Indeed. And freedom is so much easier to grasp, to claim, to celebrate, when we spend "life behind bars". Williams’ “Shooting from the Lip” column appears in the Cape Argus every Mo... Read more
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Social workers flee ‘death trap’ officesThe department of social development told the Cape Argus that Western Cape Soci
Social workers flee ‘death trap’ offices
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The department of social development told the Cape Argus that Western Cape Social Development MEC Albert Fritz was aware of the issues and had forwarded numerous complaints to the Department of Transport and Public Works, which was responsible for... Read more
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Fired principal: I won't be intimidatedwith full benefits but I had to leave school immediately. I refuse to be bought
Fired principal: I won't be intimidated
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with full benefits but I had to leave school immediately. I refuse to be bought off,” he said in an e-mail to the Cape Argus. Earlier this year Isaacs was found guilty of various misconduct charges and in June the presiding officer in the... Read more
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Principal Isaacs officially firedwas also found guilty of bringing the department into disrepute following the p
Principal Isaacs officially fired
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was also found guilty of bringing the department into disrepute following the publication of a letter to the Cape Argus in which he charged that the department used “children to attack teachers”. Published on November 2, 2015,... Read more
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Cellphone thief fights 12-year sentencedocuments she needs to take the case further and hasn't answered any of her cal
Cellphone thief fights 12-year sentence
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documents she needs to take the case further and hasn't answered any of her calls. Adams made headlines in August when the Cape Argus reported that the Parow Regional Court had sentenced her son, Niyaad Adams, to 12 years behind bars for robbing an... Read more
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School pupils face public violence chargespupils from other Khayelitsha schools, would return to the city centre today fo
School pupils face public violence charges
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pupils from other Khayelitsha schools, would return to the city centre today for a march. Principal Majiet Parker told the Cape Argus that the school charged pupils a fee of R2 if they were late and this had been agreed upon by the school governing... Read more
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Khayelitsha pupils injured in knife fightassault. "One learner was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon. The i
Khayelitsha pupils injured in knife fight
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assault. "One learner was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon. The investigation continues." On August 12 the Cape Argus reported that parents had locked the school's gates following a series of gang incidents. Pupils were unable to... Read more
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Gasant Abarder: It’s the Gary and Glyn CEO showof rands to put up a conference centre, with a hotel and a square, that falls u
Gasant Abarder: It’s the Gary and Glyn CEO show
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of rands to put up a conference centre, with a hotel and a square, that falls under our responsibility. “It never happens, and they turn around to two guys and say: You go and make this happen.” Gasant Abarder is the editor of the C... Read more
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‘Learners cannot be charged a fine for being late’Acre Shopping Centre hoping to access Education MEC Debbie Schafer’s offices bu
‘Learners cannot be charged a fine for being late’
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Acre Shopping Centre hoping to access Education MEC Debbie Schafer’s offices but again they were stopped. Parker told the Cape Argus that the school charged pupils a fee of R2 if they were late and that this had been agreed upon by the school... Read more
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Teen touched by the kindness of strangersHe was studying for his final exams and practising for the Cape Argus Food Love
Teen touched by the kindness of strangers
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He was studying for his final exams and practising for the Cape Argus Food Lover's Market High School Quiz. Islamia College in Lansdowne heard about his plight and decided to extend a helping hand. They donated a quarter of their R8 000 winnings -... Read more
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#BlackHairMatters: MEC to receive pupils’ grievancestheir actions last week and it was decided that the principal would not report
#BlackHairMatters: MEC to receive pupils’ grievances
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their actions last week and it was decided that the principal would not report to school on Monday. Last week the Cape Argus reported that Sans Souci pupils were protesting against “institutional racism” at the Newlands school and said... Read more
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‘We’re not allowed to speak isiXhosa at school’“I am not called by the name my mother gave me here. They refuse to call me by
‘We’re not allowed to speak isiXhosa at school’
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“I am not called by the name my mother gave me here. They refuse to call me by my name,” a Grade 8 pupil told the Cape Argus. She showed the Cape Argus a yellow notebook of demerits she had received, including three hours’ detention “for speaking... Read more
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Free audio app to guide Cape Point visitorsand the audio tour will fill that gap as well as enhance the self-drive tourist
Free audio app to guide Cape Point visitors
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and the audio tour will fill that gap as well as enhance the self-drive tourist experience,” said Barnes. On Wednesday the Cape Argus tested the audio tour. The way it works is you need to download a voice maps app. Once you have the app installed,... Read more
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Top Cape Town school in hair rowto be neat and to present themselves well, as young women who can make a differ
Top Cape Town school in hair row
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to be neat and to present themselves well, as young women who can make a difference.” On Tuesday, Attwell told the Cape Argus the department received complaints from “time to time” from Western Cape pupils who felt their school’s code of... Read more
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9 students robbed at gunpoint on UCT campusKhayelitsha for about a week after six health sciences students were robbed at
9 students robbed at gunpoint on UCT campus
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Khayelitsha for about a week after six health sciences students were robbed at gunpoint in Site B. Earlier this month, the Cape Argus reported the number of robberies and attempted robberies on and around UCT campuses had increased by 163 percent... Read more
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Tokai flower sellers given two weeks to leaveThey were supposed to be out on Monday. Alistair told the Cape Argus he was no
Tokai flower sellers given two weeks to leave
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
They were supposed to be out on Monday. Alistair told the Cape Argus he was not at the farm in Orpen Road when officials arrived on Monday, but was later told they had been given two weeks to remove all their goods and move out. The eviction notice... Read more
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Voice of street-based people vital for true picturespecial. They even had the Angry Birds characters to entertain the kids. Speak
Voice of street-based people vital for true picture
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special. They even had the Angry Birds characters to entertain the kids. Speaking of angry, in a letter published in the Cape Argus, Suzette Little from Social Development accused the Dignity Project of being biased in our reporting about law... Read more
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Whale thanks volunteers after rescuemethods when it became entangled in fishing rope and lines that anchored it to
Whale thanks volunteers after rescue
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
methods when it became entangled in fishing rope and lines that anchored it to the seabed near the Cape Point lighthouse last week. After the whale was freed by the team, it swam off and joined other whales circling the area. ANA and Ca... Read more
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Colleen is on radio’s waves of changethe weekend. She was amazing. “I wouldn’t get to interact with all these peopl
Colleen is on radio’s waves of change
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the weekend. She was amazing. “I wouldn’t get to interact with all these people easily in another role. I’ve grabbed the relationships I had with people and I hold them dear. “I work hard at that.” Gasant Abarder is the editor of the Cape... Read more
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Suspended principal takes fight to labour councilread: “Your suspension is a precautionary measure and does not form part of any
Suspended principal takes fight to labour council
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read: “Your suspension is a precautionary measure and does not form part of any sanction against you.” Isaacs told the Cape Argus he has turned to the Education Labour Relations Council (ELRC) to oppose the department’s decision to suspend... Read more
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And now for The Dignity Sandwichand herb gardens. These sandwiches are called Dignity Sandwiches - named after
And now for The Dignity Sandwich
iol.co.za / Posted a month ago
and herb gardens. These sandwiches are called Dignity Sandwiches - named after the Dignity Project launched by the Cape Argus in April. Streetscapes has a garden in Roeland Street where they grow a variety of produce which supplies several... Read more

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