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Lectures stopped at UKZN’s Pietermarizburg campus

Nompendulo Ngubane  Students stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)'s Pietermaritzburg campus on Monday. They say they have not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme...

52 students forced to study in one container

Thembela Ntongana   More than 150 learners from Philippi High School marched to Parliament on Tuesday to voice their concerns over conditions at their school and...

Tanzanian Economics PhD student student killed by taxi driver

Zoë Postman  African Diaspora Forum (ADF) Chairperson Marc Gbaffou, told a crowd of about 50 people gathered outside Sophiatown Residence on Monday that ADF would...

Land debate in South Africa is about dignity and equality – not the constitution

Steven Friedman If you want economic change in South Africa, create a crisis – then stand by to negotiate a way out of it. The country’s...

Racist teacher protected by school

Zimbili Vilakazi  Teaching was disrupted at Parkhill Secondary School in Greenwood Park, north of Durban, on Monday. Learners at the school refused to attend class,...

#Land: The struggle for liberation in Southern Africa, a lesson in history

Motapo We’Zigidi  It is time to blow off your gasket again, with the hope that we will not start doubting our identity. Today I tackle...

Eighth week on strike at Durban University of Technology

Zimbili Vilakazi, Bonile Khanyi and Thabo Mohlala The strike over pay by staff at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) has entered its eighth week. A...

A book review: Astonishing the Gods by Ben Okri

Pfungwa wekwa Nyamukachi I got my 2-minutes of fame on national radio (SAfm). A first for me. I had been asked to contribute a book review...

Schools should teach more than ‘just getting a job’

Mduduzi Luthuli One of the main irritations with our current schooling system is its insistence on providing students the knowledge needed to acquire a job...

School protest rocks Limpopo

Benson Ntlemo A traditional leader has been lauded by teachers and the school’s governing body after he stopped a class boycott at Gidjana High School...
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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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