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THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court on Friday dismissed with costs an application by Mmusi Maimane’s One South Africa Movement party to stop the reopening of schools on Monday....

Schools Reopening: Government Asks For More Time To Respond To Mmusi Maimane’s Constitutional Court Challenge

THE GOVERNMENT has asked for more time before filing a responding affidavit to the One South Africa Movement’s challenge to the...

U.S. Schools Lay Off Hundreds Of Thousands Of Teachers, Setting Up Lasting Harm To Kids

LATE last month, San Diego high school teacher Jessica Macias put aside her worries about her future, psyched herself up and...

Two Girls’ Lockdown Learning Underlines South Africa’s Educational Divide

WHEN Zinzi Lerefolo was sent home from her fee-paying girls’ school in a leafy Johannesburg suburb in March, her family set...
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Dedicated Dozen Wits University Top Researchers Nominated For Science Oscars

TWELVE Wits scientists across disciplines have been nominated for NSTF-South 32 Research Awards, known as the 'Science Oscars', and eight are...
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Covid-19 Lockdown: Wits Prepares For The Return of Final-Year Students in June

NYAKALLO TEFU THE University of the Witwatersrand announced on Tuesday that students will return to campus in a...

UFS And UP Data Scientists Use Accurate Data To Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

NYAKALLO TEFU DATA scientist and research coordinator at the University of the Free State (UFS), in collaboration with...

Advocate Mojanku Gumbi Appointed University of Venda’s First Female Chancellor

NYAKALLO TEFU THE University of Venda has appointed Advocate Mojankunyane Gumbi as its new chancellor effective until 31...

Balancing Swimming and University Lectures: SA Sports Star of the Year Tatjana Schoenmaker Speaks

MASEGO PANYANE TATJANA Schoenmaker is better known as a pro athlete. She is the winner of...

Africa Day: From A Pre-colonial To A COVID-19 Post- University

DR MUNYARADZI MUSHONGA As we virtually celebrate Africa Month in 2020, it is worth reflecting on the journey...

Blade Nzimande Unveils Plans For Re-Opening of Tertiary Institutions

CHARLES MOLELE HIGHER Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Saturday that re-opening of institutions...

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No School Should Re-open Until All Necessary Precautions Are In Place – Ramaphosa

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA After 65 days of a nation-wide lockdown, the country is today starting a new phase in its...

Africa Day: From A Pre-colonial To A COVID-19 Post- University

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Section 27 Threatens Limpopo Department of Education With Court Action Over Lack Of Sanitation At Kharivha Primary School

SECTION 27 is preparing to take Limpopo Department of Education to court over poor sanitation at the Kharivha Primary School in...

North West School Closes After Principal Tests Positive For COVID-19

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SAHRC Demands To Know Why Schools Are Not Ready

LUCAS LEDWABA THE SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) wants the Department of Basic Education to provide information on...

SA Human Rights Commission Mulls Court Action Against Western Cape Education Over Reopening Of Schools

NYAKALLO TEFU THE SOUTH African Human Rights Commission is taking legal action against the Western Cape Department of...

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Angie Motshekga: I Am Sorry

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Western Cape Opens Its Doors To Learners Despite Nationwide Reopening Postponement

NYAKALLO TEFU THE WESTERN Cape Province said schools would reopen on Monday as it had already spent millions...
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Our Teacher Of The Week Is Ian Luke Le Roux From Emil Weder Secondary School, Western Cape

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT Teacher of the Week TEACHER: Ian Luke Le Roux SCHOOL: Emil...
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WHO Pushes To Keep Ties With ‘Generous’ U.S. Despite Trump’s Exit Move

LONDON (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday praised the United States’ “immense” and “generous” contribution to...

South Africa Has Virus Testing Backlog Of Nearly 100, 000

SOUTH AFRICA says it has a backlog of nearly 100,000 unprocessed tests for the coronavirus, a striking example of the painful...

In Healthcare Work, African Immigrants Feel Brunt Of COVID-19

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Zweli Mkhize: Why Glenda Gray’s COVID-19 Claims Are Wrong and Factually Incorrect

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Why More Must Be Done To Fight Bogus COVID-19 Cure Claims

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U.S. Schools Lay Off Hundreds Of Thousands Of Teachers, Setting Up Lasting Harm To Kids

LATE last month, San Diego high school teacher Jessica Macias put aside her worries about her future, psyched herself up and...

Three Mothers Suing UK government Over ‘Little Or No Education’ For Their Children

THREE MOTHERS are considering suing the Government over school closures - amid claims they may have breached children's human rights and...

Teamwork Keeps Brazilian Children Learning During COVID-19

DENIS MIZNE When COVID-19 forced school closures across Brazil, we quickly hit on four core...

Jewish Schools Have Reopened In The Netherlands, But Some Worry That Their Security Is Compromised

THE DUTCH government’s decision to reopen the country’s schools came none too soon for Channa Feige, a mother of nine who...

Britain Divided Over Reopening Schools As Virus Rules Ease

DAVID WAUGH is putting down barrier tape and spraying yellow lines on the ground outside the main door of his school near...