Educated girls crucial for skilled workforce

Human Rights Watch African governments should ensure the right to education for all girls by ending discrimination against those who are pregnant or have children,...

Tribute to Mam’ Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Bathabile Dlamini The current president of the African National Congress Wowen's League, Bathabile Dlamini, has written a heart warming tribute for her friend, mentor and...

Awqaf T20 Youth Cricket Tournament coming up

Shafiq Morton The annual Awqaf SA T20 Youth Cricket Tournament 2018, held in association with Primrose Cricket Club, the Western Province Cricket Club and Western...

Shock increase in fake credentials in South Africa

Mayibongwe Maghina Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says there has been an increase of fraudulent qualifications reported to regulatory bodies over the past five years. In...

47 rapes on South Africa’s campuses last year

Edwin Naidu South African universities are taking steps to make campuses safer for female students, after Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor named the...

Students shut down Unisa’s Pietermaritzburg campus

Nompendulo Ngubane Students at Unisa (University of South Africa) locked the gates of the Pietermaritzburg campus in Langalibalele Street on Thursday. They threatened to shut...

Ramaphosas’ primary school received upgrades

CAJ News  A Soweto school that boasts among its alumni, President Cyril Ramaphosa, has received an upgrade. The renovation of Tshilidzi Primary School by the Volkswagen...

Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and...

Jannie Rossouw South Africa is bracing itself for the first increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) in many years. The hike is part of the government’s efforts...

Age No Deterrent, As 79-Year-Old KZN Man Celebrates Getting His PhD

Sesona Ngqakamba While retirement is normally associated with taking a step back and relaxing at home after years of hard labour, that is not the...

Teachers hijacked outside Cape Town primary school

Christina Pitt Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schäfer has called for increased police visibility in schools after it was reported on Monday that a...

Uganda: Makerere summons 332 former students over exam malpractice

Urn The central adhoc regularities and malpractices (alteration of marks) committee of Makerere University has summoned a total of 332 former students to defend themselves...

New school already crammed beyond capacity

Vincent Lali     Last week angry parents refused to vacate a school in Khayelitsha, demanding their children be admitted. “They crammed their kids into classrooms...

Plans to build a University in Ekurhuleni underway

By Charles Molele Plans to establish the state-of-the-art University of Ekurhuleni are underway, according to the City’s executive mayor Mzwandile Masina. In his state of the...

Meet the top mathematics teacher in the country

Bonile Khanyi Mishael Tafadzwa Matonhodze is now South Africa’s top Mathematics teacher. The Witbank High School teacher scooped the National Teaching Award for Excellence in...

Teachers use violence against children in Uganda

Katherine G Merrill In many parts of the world, teachers use violence against their students. This can become routine, and the school transforms from a nurturing into...

Pandor disbands Fort Hare University Council

Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has dissolved the council at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape. This follows after a range of...

Africa’s largest nation is slowly embracing women in STEM fields

Festus Iyorah Virginia Odor’s plans for a college education weren’t different from those of thousands of other young Nigerian women. She would study theater art,...

A message for the class of 2018 from education minister Angie...

Angie Motshekga It is with an immense sense of pride that I congratulate the class of 2018. The 2018 cohort was a pioneering group that saw...

South Africa: Protests could disrupt matric exams

Nico Gous Despite risks identified by officials‚ parliament’s portfolio committee on basic education feels confident that schools are ready for the matric exams. This comes after...

South Africa: Cassper Nyovest’s “Fill Up” internship programme

Staff Reporter Cassper Nyovest is once again allowing fans the opportunity to apply for his Fill Up Internship Programme. The rapper first launched the programme in...