DBE Says Contingency Plans In Place As Eskom Warned Not To...

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says Eskom’s power cut announcement is "extremely unfortunate" as it coincides with the start of the...

Kathrada Foundation Announces Top 3 ‘Against Racism’ Essays

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation (AKF) has announced the three winners in the Foundation’s Youth Essay Writing Competition against racism.

NSFAS Applications Flooding In Ahead Of November Deadline

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it is receiving more than 4000 applications a day on average.

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

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

‘Please Don’t Remind Us About Apartheid’ – Lesufi Blasts Plans For...

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has slammed plans for an Pretoria-based Afrikaans-only university that is set to open in 2020. 

Celebrating Our Heritage Through Indigenous Languages

As South Africa marks Heritage Month this September, government will host a number of activities to give citizens an opportunity to embrace...
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Ramaphosa: We should all hang our heads in shame

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday meet senior leaders within the South African Police Service to get a briefing on steps being undertaken to...

ANC Withdraws Nominee Zukisa Faku for Basic Education Chair

The ANC has withdrawn the nomination of a controversial candidate as chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education.

Unemployed youth use stokvel payout to start business

Statistics paint a dreary picture of youth unemployment on the eve of Youth Month, but some are finding ways to beat the odds...

Educations system a mismatch to skills needed by economy

South Africa’s education system is flooding the jobs market with graduates who do not possess the skills that match what the economy requires.

Man who completed degree after 17 years hopes to motivate others

A Limpopo man is the toast of the town after attaining his degree after 17 years of study. He says he hopes...

Education ‘not the key’ for unemployed youth – graduates

When Lerato Moleleki completed her public relations diploma two years ago, she thought she was going to walk into a job and realise her...

Lesufi: School online admissions for 2020 postponed

The Gauteng Education Department has postponed grade 1 and grade 8 School Online Admissions for 2020 following concerns...

Inconvenient youth? Our democracy must earn its heirs’ confidence

The all-important Election Day of 2019 has come and gone. On Wednesday, millions of South Africans cast their ballot for national and...

Soweto residents: ‘Ramaphosa is like Zuma, they are all the same’

Charles Molele President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to the dusty streets of Chiawelo, Soweto on Wednesday morning, a place where...

Vuwani’s battle impacts on ordinary lives

By Rolivhuwa Sadiki The battle over the municipal demarcation in Vuwani has led to disruption of ordinary people’s lives including...

The ANC’s bloody battle won’t dissipate anytime soon – analyst

The war against corruption is far from over and the battles within the ANC will be bloody for many months. So says political commentator...

#SAElections2019: what each party is promising women and children

Held up high on placards, written boldly on bodies, worn unabashedly on clothing, the slogans carried the impassioned pleas of women. From statements of:...

South Africa’s main parties all have plans for education. What’s missing?

Since South Africa’s shift from apartheid to democracy in 1994 there have been many achievements in the education sector. These include establishing a single...
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Service providers ‘should offer free data for e-learning sites’

Just like MTN, who had once committed to a free Twitter service, network providers should offer a similar service to e-learning websites, which would...