NewsWrap: DA concerned about high rate of copper theft 

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DA concerned about high rate of copper theft 

The DA has expressed concern about the high rate of copper theft in the country.
According to the party, there have been 19-thousand-919 cases of copper theft at essential infrastructure over the past four years.
The party says this indicates the police’s inability to deal with the problem.
The DA says theft of copper cables in municipal infrastructure affects service delivery and further hurts businesses that are already suffering from loadshedding

Department of Justice and Const. Development says Constitution will protected Investigating Directorate from Corruption 

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development says the Constitution will protect the Investigating Directorate against Corruption from political interference.
The department was responding to concerns that the National Prosecuting Authority Amendment Bill would not ensure prosecutorial independence.
The bill was introduced in August after it was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in October last year.

Springboks to be honoured with miniature Mandela statue

Parliament says it will honour the Springboks with a miniature Mandela statue that is in front of the National Assembly.
The location of the mini statue is under construction following the fire at the Parliament building in January last year.
The four-time Rugby World champions will visit Parliament today as they continue the Web Ellis Trophy Tour.

Stellenbosch High School takes action against bullies in unconventional method 

The governing body of Stellenbosch High School has taken an unconventional approach to bullying, leaving community members and parents conflicted.
The school was alerted to a case of bullying last week and took immediate steps to prioritise the bullied boy’s mental wellbeing. The governing body believes that expulsion is not the answer and will only transfer the behaviour to other schools. Instead, the school aims to take appropriate disciplinary action in the form of remedial and constructive steps without downplaying the seriousness of the matter.

Written by: Keenan Williams

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