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Students left hungry, destitute due to non-payment of Nsfas allowances, MPs told

Jan Gerber Without their allowances, many students on tertiary campuses across the country are left destitute and hungry, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and...

Criminal complaint laid against Sace for failing to vet teachers against sex offenders register

Christina Pitt Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Sonja Boshoff and fellow party members have laid a criminal complaint against South African Council for Educators (Sace) board...

African countries want to accelerate the 4th industrial revolution, what about the first three?

Thuletho Zwane One of the more pertinent questions asked at the African Development Bank (AfDB) 2018 annual meetings was whether African states could strategically and...

Malawi: rising number of needy students overwhelm government

Yamikani Sabola Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has expressed concern over rising number of students failing to access or struggling with tertiary education...

Namibia: Increase in Drug Abuse Among Koës Learners

Matheus Hamutenya Koës — Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency Councillor Elias !Kharuxab is disturbed by drug activities in his area saying school learners are being turned into...

Student who received R14 million Nsfas payout in error appears in court

Jan Bornman Sibongile Mani, the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who accidentally received more than R14m from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) and...

Namibia: First Lady rejects Curro Holdings school deal link

Shinovene Immanuel First Lady Monica Geingos says the company that wants to build a N$200 million private school in Windhoek misinformed the education ministry in...

A shock to the system: how new teachers in Zimbabwe learn to do their jobs

Nhlanhla Mpofu and Lizette J de Jager There’s a big difference between what prospective teachers learn at university and what they find when they enter the world...

Science in Africa: homegrown solutions and talent must come first

Alan Christoffels It’s been a recurring refrain: Africa still lags woefully behind the rest of the world in generating new scientific knowledge. As figures collated by the World...

South Africa: Higher Education Minister shocked by senseless killing of university professor

Thuletho Zwane South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor has expressed shock at the senseless killing of the University of Zululand’s Professor...
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