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Parents challenge school merger planThe Bhisho administration faced its first challenge this year amid an ongoing p
Parents challenge school merger plan
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The Bhisho administration faced its first challenge this year amid an ongoing process to close schools which have too few pupils. TAKING A STAND: Pupils and parents from Nomfuneko Junior Primary held placards outside the Eastern Cape education... Read more
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R30m to help students with trainingHundreds of students from Lovedale College will benefit from a R30-million cash
R30m to help students with training
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of students from Lovedale College will benefit from a R30-million cash injection from the Services Sector Education and Training Authority (Seta). The award was announced during premier Phumulo Masualle’s visit to the college... Read more
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Appointment discrepancy claims deniedEastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo has denied that some employees a
Appointment discrepancy claims denied
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Eastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo has denied that some employees at premier Phumulo Masualle’s office were appointed without processes being followed. He was responding to concerns raised by legislature and union members in a report... Read more
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MEC told to take actionPremier Phumulo Masualle has given education MEC Mandla Makupula seven days to
MEC told to take action
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Premier Phumulo Masualle has given education MEC Mandla Makupula seven days to attend to the problems of St Thomas School for the Deaf, which recorded a dismal 0% matric pass rate. The school was one of the Eastern Cape schools that added to the... Read more
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Makupula under pressurePremier Phumulo Masualle has given education MEC Mandla Makupula until March 1,
Makupula under pressure
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Premier Phumulo Masualle has given education MEC Mandla Makupula until March 1, to appoint permanent principals for all schools. This follows yet another heated meeting with all his MECs to address several issues. Eastern Cape government spokesman... Read more
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Wheels fall off R60m bus dealThe wheels have fallen off a R60-million bus contract to supply a new fleet of
Wheels fall off R60m bus deal
Daily Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
The wheels have fallen off a R60-million bus contract to supply a new fleet of vehicles for a major service provider in the province. Mayibuye Transport Corporation (MTC) was expecting a total of 50 new buses. But one of the companies awarded the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Controversial toll road through the Wild Coast gets the go-aheadEastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said Rural Development and Land
Controversial toll road through the Wild Coast gets the go-ahead
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Eastern Cape government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti’s Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Committee has given the go ahead for the project after the South African National Roads Agency... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nod for Wild Coast tollConstruction of the much-anticipated multibillion-rand N2 Wild Coast toll road,
Nod for Wild Coast toll
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Construction of the much-anticipated multibillion-rand N2 Wild Coast toll road, a project set to create more than 6700 direct jobs, has been given the green light. Construction of the multi-billion N2 Wild Coast Road project has been given a green... Read more
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4 000 new teaching jobsBhisho has appointed an additional 4000 teachers in an effort to prevent overcr
4 000 new teaching jobs
Daily Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
Bhisho has appointed an additional 4000 teachers in an effort to prevent overcrowding in classrooms at many Eastern Cape schools. This was revealed yesterday by provincial government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo, who said the information had been shared... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Angry premier mulls shuffleA shakeup is on the cards that may see education MEC Mandla Makupula moved to a
Angry premier mulls shuffle
Daily Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
A shakeup is on the cards that may see education MEC Mandla Makupula moved to another department. The changes to the provincial executive council (exco), which premier Phumulo Masualle is expected to announce later this month, may also bring changes... Read more

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