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Monthly Archives: August, 2018

South Africa: Rhodes students march for Khensani Maseko

Mxolisi Mngadi Rhodes University students are expected to march to the Settlers Monument in Grahamstown on Tuesday following the tragic death of 23-year-old Khensani Maseko. Maseko...

The ANC, corruption and a failed education system

Norimitsu Onishi and Selam Gebrekidan The little girl hated going to the bathroom at school. The pit toilets were so dark, dirty and crumbling. Many children were...

Violence plagues South Africa’s places of higher learning

Msindisi Fengu   Campuses of higher education are increasingly becoming violent places where students and staff are sexually assaulted. The lack of clear policies makes it difficult...

Sport: From ‘no strategy’ to a youth strategy

Marc Strydom Highlands Park wanted to bring in youthful players with a hunger to prove themselves‚ who could serve the club with longevity‚ CEO Larry...

Kenya: Many teachers are quitting the profession

Winnie Atieno More than 100 teachers have quit the profession following a government policy, implemented since last year, barring them from serving in their home...

5 African countries with advanced space programmes

Fredrick Nugi Who said space technology is a preserve of the well-to-do economies like America, Europe and Asia? If this is your line of thought,...

TVET colleges are not inferior, says Manamela

Ngwako Modjadji  Higher education and training deputy minister Buti Manamela wants to change the perception that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges are...

NSFAS applications for 2019 on hold due to backlog

Yoliswa Sobuwa About 20 000 Students have yet to return their agreements with the National Student Financial Aid scheme (NSFAS). As a result of this backlog,...

Walter Sisulu University law faculty hangs in the balance

Lubabalo Ngcukana The future of the law faculty at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) looks bleak as the institution is failing to attract highly qualified law...

An explainer to the longest full eclipse of the moon this century

Daniel Cunnama On July 27th, 2018 most of the world was treated to an extraordinary evening of activity in the sky. First, there will be...

Latest news

Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive officer for the next five years.

Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned in the strongest terms the leaking of Physical Sciences Paper 2 exam, which was...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...
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