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Rwanda’s pre-school reading programme improves reading culture

Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti They sat under a tree, hurdled in a group, book pages making flapping sounds, thanks to the breeze that morning. When we arrived...

Agriculture as business: 20 year-old green pepper farmer

Frank Maponya Mahlatse Matlakana is a 20 year-old young woman with a passion for green pepper farming. She describes her love for farming as a "bitter-sweet...

Sindisiwe Buthelezi: From rural poverty to PhD graduate

Pertunia Mafokane Despite starting her education at a rural school in eMondlo, 30km south of Vryheid northern KZN, Dr Sindisiwe Buthelezi was so determined to...

Nigeria: Only 1% of Nigerian population in universities

Azeezat Adedigba The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday said only one percent of Nigerian population form the total enrollment of students in the 164...

Tanzania: Remove VAT on sanitary pads to improve girls’ health, education

Staff Reporter For a long time, non- governmental organisations (NGOs), activists, some Members of Parliament and government officials have been campaigning for tax exemption on...

Student who received R14m Nsfas payout case postponed

Jenni Evans Sibongile Mani, a student who was arrested after about R14m worth of National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) money was accidentally paid into...

Namibia university appoints youngest Vice-Chancellor ever

Albertina Nakale The University of Namibia (Unam) council has appointed Associate Professor Kenneth Matengu as the university's new Vice-Chancellor, who in history also becomes the...

Pupil pregnancy: So rife we need a policy on it

Matthew Savides A classroom in a suburban KwaZulu-Natal school last month unexpectedly became a maternity ward when a teenage pupil went into labour. “The school immediately...

Report into medical degree corruption may warrant placing Limpopo University under administration

Belinda Bozzoli The University of Limpopo has been shamed by the Public Protector's report into medical degree corruption. In a report issued last week the Public...

Employees takes most of the Gauteng education budget

Penwell Dlamini About three quarters of the budget allocated to the Gauteng department of education will go to paying employees. This was revealed in the 2018/19...
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