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  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    A Grade 10 pupil was apparently scratched, hit and attacked by a boy and a girl from the same school on Monday afternoon.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Johannesburg - The White Paper for Post-School Education and Training raised hopes for thousands of both in- and out-of-school youth.

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    Tsundzukani Mthombeni faces charges of premeditated murder, the unlawful possession of a firearm as well as the unlawful possession of ammunition.

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    The Department of Health estimates that 66 000 women in England and Wales are living with the consequences of FGM, and a further 23 000 girls under the age of 15 are at risk every year.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    It follows the arrest of a Lebanese national - the "husband" - last week on child sex offences. Police said the imam, reportedly Pakistan-born, was arrested in Sydney on Monday afternoon by the Child Abuse Squad and charged with solemnisation of a marriage by an unauthorised person.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    The paper, which was approved at the UN-Water meeting on 27 January 2014, is the result of a broad technical consultation process among UN-Water members and partners, as well as a range of other stakeholders and aims to inform, provide advice and recommendations in support to Member States in the

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    Almost one in five young girls in sub-Saharan Africa are still forced to endure female genital mutilation (FGM), according to a UN report that paints a grim picture of the state of the world's children.

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    The 2013 matric pass rate exceeded the basic education department's target by reaching 78.2%, Minister Angie Motshekga said in Johannesburg on Monday.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    Ten years ago the Thwala's bond account went into arrears after both Mr and Mrs Thwala lost their jobs. First National Bank (FNB) obtained default judgment against them but undertook to stop the sale-in-execution subject to the Thwala’s making further payments towards the bond.

  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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    According to UCT's Children's Institute, a child can be a witness to a will at 14. South Africans can serve as reservists for the fire services at 16. A girl can marry at 12, as long as she has the consent of her parents and the home affairs minister.

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