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Half Of America’s Public School Students Are Home For The Rest Of The Year

As of Thursday afternoon, 26 states, representing about half of the nation's public school students, have recommended or ordered their ...

Wits to Resume Classes on April 20 After Switching to Remote Online Teaching and Learning

Nyakallo Tefu   The University of the Witwatersrand announced on Tuesday that lectures will resume as from 20 April,...

Western Cape MEC Debbie Schafer Under Fire For Re-Opening School Feeding Scheme During Lockdown

Charles Molele A war of words has erupted between Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schafer and national government...

South Africa Needs To End The Lockdown: Here’s a Blueprint For Its Replacement

By Shabir Madhi, Alex van den Heever, David Francis, Imraan Valodia, Martin Veller, Michael Sachs, University of the Witwatersrand

Ramaphosa Extends Lockdown By Two Weeks Until End of April

Charles Molele After a few days of speculation, President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the national lockdown by another two weeks...

Coronavirus Testing Station Opened at Wits University

Nyakallo Tefu  Wits University and the Gift of the Givers Foundation have joined hands in the fight against COBID-19 pandemic...

How WhatsApp Groups Support Nigeria’s Nursing Graduates

Ademola Johnson Ajuwon, University of the Witwatersrand and Christoph Pimmer, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland Around 12,000 students...

It’s Official, No More Spanking – #ConCourt Judgement

Riyaz Patel The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that corporal punishment is illegal in South African homes.

Female CSIR Researchers Break New Ground

Female researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), working in additive manufacturing and stem cell reprogramming, have announced some...

Winnie Byanyima Is New UNAIDS Executive Director

Riyaz Patel UNAIDS has welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director.
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Litigating The Right To Education In SA – An Overview Of Some Of The Most Important Cases Of The Last 10 Years

The following op-ed is written by Ona Xolo of the Legal Resources Centre. THE basic education system in South...

Over 4 000 Gauteng Teachers Above Age 60 Forced To Retire Due To COVID

NYAKALLO TEFU WHEN schools reopen in Gauteng on August 24, many teachers might not be there.

60% Of Private Schools Risk Closing Down Due To Financial Challenges, Non-payment Of School Fees By Parents

CHARLES MOLELE and NYAKALLO TEFU At least 60% of private schools risk closing down due to financial challenges, particularly...

Food Security: Many Revolutions Were Started Because Of Hunger, Says Professor Thuli Madonsela

“Many revolutions have been started not because of philosophies, but because of hunger."This stark warning about the potential impact that the Covid-19...

#TuksTennis: Tuks Player Motivated After Being On Court With Tennis Legends

THERE ARE not many Tuks athletes who at 15 can boast of having rubbed shoulders with two of...
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