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How South Africa can align its development plan with the SDGs

Willem Fourie Creating coherent national policies is a challenge for most countries. And now the adoption of the UN’s 2030 Agenda and its sustainable development goals (SDGs) has presented...

Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”

Barbara Maregele Over 5.4 million beneficiaries who collect their social grants at ATMs and shops using their South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) cards will...

Alien – The imposter syndrome in the teaching and learning environment

Gugulethu .K. Radebe I started my journey as an educator at an all-girls private high school in Durban. I was a former learner at the...

Cambridge Analytica, African Elections and Western Double Standards

Vito Laterza A recent article in The Conversation by British academics Gabrielle Lynch, Justin Willis and Nic Cheeseman, downplays the meddling of Cambridge Analytica (CA) in key...

Equal Education calls for Education Minister Angie Motshekga’s dismissal

Thuletho Zwane Equal Education has called for the dismissal of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga and Eastern Cape Education MEC Mandla Makupula. This comes after another...

Plans to fix infrastructure in schools aren’t being implemented

Amanda Rinquest Dear Angie Motshekga As learners of the Eastern Cape we are not happy about our toilets in our schools. They are unflushable and that...

No need for a camera: Nyanga artist uses a ballpoint pen just as well

Mary-Anne Gontsana     Looking at a portrait by Themba Mkhangeli‚ you would probably not guess it was done with little more than a ballpoint pen...

Curriculum dynamics continues to fail teachers and learners in South Africa

Matthew Botsime In my previous article I argued that the school did not prepare us for the future. I made the argument that, essential life...

Ghost students created to defraud university bursary system

Alex Mitchley Six suspects appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday after allegedly manipulating a bursary system at the University of...

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

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...
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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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