Gogos ask for 13th cheque

Cape Town, February 8 2019 – A group of pensioners are asking the president for a Christmas bonus or thirteenth cheque. They’d hoped to hand over a petition of 30-thousand signatures to Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the state of the nation address. But they were left disappointed. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has this story.

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Marine subjects now in schools

Cape Town, January 30 2019 – Some students are getting a real DEEP perspective on the world.
Several schools in the Western Cape have added Marine Sciences to the curriculum. Students can now take it as an 8th subject in Grade 10. They attend lessons twice a week, at a cost of 500-rand a term. Here’s eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa. Courtesy #Dstv403

Brexit uncertainty

Cape Town, January 28 2019 – The uncertainty could have a ripple effect on businesses in the Western Cape. For many, exports to the UK are their bread and butter. Watch full story below.

Future fit school

Cape Town, January 16, 2019 – A new school in Cape Town’s CBD is teaching robotics and coding in a unique technologically-driven curriculum. There are no uniforms and no homework either! And as eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports, it’s all designed with the future in mind. Courtesy #DStv403

Hearings on Eskom tariff increases

Cape Town, January 14 2019 – Eskom says it’s struggling under a massive debt of over R400-billion. And they want you to pay some, if not all of it. The power utility has applied for a 15 percent tariff increase, over the next three years. But after the first day of the public hearings, Eskom faces an uphill battle to convince the regulator. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa explains. Courtesy #DStv403

Langa High’s Quick Turnaround

Cape Town, January 8, 2019 – Langa High School in Cape Town, is proof that other underperforming schools can be turned around. It took just six months to improve its matric pass rate. All thanks to a partnership between donors and the department of education. And from nearly closing down, the school now boasts a 78 percent matric pass rate. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story. Courtesy #DStv403