May 23, 2017

CUT paramedic students urged to enrol at other institutions

As Diploma programme is phased out . . .  The Central University of Technology (CUT) is urging students affected by the discontinuation of the Emergency Medical Care (EMC) Diploma programme to apply for enrollment at other institutions and complete their studies as the university was prepared to pay for the studies. The programme was discontinued about three years ago by the Professional Board for Emergency Care which operates under the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) to make way for a degree programme. About 60 students that were already enrolled in the programme were allowed to complete their studies….

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ANC warns disruptors

The ANC in the Free State says it will not tolerate moves by some members as well as elements outside the party to undermine preparations for the provincial conference by creating confusion within branches and other structures in a bid to disillusion loyal members of the party. The province was expected to hold its elective conference this month but the meeting has since been postponed provisionally to August 10-13, to allow the province adequate time to prepare for the National Policy Conference set for June 30 to July 5. The Free State conference will be held in Parys while the…

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ANC takes news channel ANN7 to task over Zuma story

The ANC has rejected reports by television news channel ANN7 claiming that top party leaders “pushed” President Jacob Zuma to attend Cosatu’s May Day Rally. The May Day celebrations ended in chaos as persistent chanting, forced the organisers to call the whole thing off. “Deployment of ANC leaders to the various May Day rallies held on Monday was a collective decision of the National Officials‚ not some fictitious structure called the Top 3‚” said party spokesman Zizi Kodwa in response to the ANN7 report. He said leaders were deployed to rallies with the knowledge that there could be heckling and…

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