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80-year-old ready for doctorate after acing her master’s degree

Kamau Maichuhie For Janet David Silla, age is just a number that cannot prevent her from achieving whatever she has trained her eyes on. The...

Presidential polls force schools closures in Kenya

Ouma Wanzala A number of schools are hurriedly closing ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, with parents asking the government to beef up security for candidates who...

EFF Student Command celebrates landslide victory in Wits SRC Elections

Bonile Khanyi The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) had a landslide victory in the Student Representative Council elections at the University of the...

Sadtu march was the last resort

Thabo Mohlala On the same day that South Africans reacted with shock and disbelief at the recent surprise cabinet reshuffle, South African Democratic Teachers’ Union...

Hlengiwe Mkhize has her work cut out for her in the restless tertiary sector

Thabo Mohlala Just when she was settling in at the department of home affairs, Hlengiwe Mkhize, was reshuffled to yet another challenging portfolio: higher education and...

Reopening teacher education colleges – a remedy for education ills?

Professor Sarah Gravett The media frequently reports on calls to re-open teacher education colleges, however, those who make these calls are scant on providing detail....

Blade Nzimande fired in latest cabinet reshuffle

In another not-so-surprising overnight cabinet reshuffle, President Jacob Zuma has fired the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande. Nzimande was replaced by...

Kago Moeng didn’t die immediately says Busisiwe Seabe

Bonile Khanyi The 19-year-old student who allegedly died from suicide in Braamfontein did not die on impact. This is according to student activist Busisiwe...

Youth unemployment keeps rising because industry, tertiary institutions and government work separately

Thabo Mohlala Lack of collaboration between industry and tertiary institutions, as well as, the failure of the government to incentivise business to offer apprenticeships to...

Well done on gender transformation UJ, work harder on race now

Bonile Khanyi The Commission for Gender Equality found that females occupy at least 48% of senior management positions at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). This...
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