News24.com | Ready, set, go for matric marking: 14 million scripts, 18 days, 45 000 markers and strict health protocols

News24.com | Ready, set, go for matric marking: 14 million scripts, 18 days, 45 000 markers and strict health protocols

Health protocols are in place to ensure the safety of markers when the marking of matric papers begins on Monday.More than 45 000 markers will mark the more than 14 million scripts.There will be strict screening at all marking centres, and Covid-19 positive markers may not report for duty.Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has issued…

News24.com | Police arrest 42 people trying to cross Caledon River into SA on tube

News24.com | Police arrest 42 people trying to cross Caledon River into SA on tube

. Picture: iStock/ TheCrimsonRibbon Police arrested 42 people for an illegal border crossing in Ficksburg, Free State.They crossed the Caledon River using a tube.They will appear in court soon.Police in the Free State have arrested 42 people trying to enter the country illegally by crossing the Caledon River using a tube.According to police spokesperson Brigadier…