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The following op-ed is written by Ona Xolo of the Legal Resources Centre. THE basic education system in South Africa is steeped in a...

Over 4 000 Gauteng Teachers Above Age 60 Forced To Retire Due To COVID

NYAKALLO TEFU WHEN schools reopen in Gauteng on August 24, many teachers might not be there.

60% Of Private Schools Risk Closing Down Due To Financial Challenges, Non-payment Of School Fees By Parents

CHARLES MOLELE and NYAKALLO TEFU At least 60% of private schools risk closing down due to financial challenges, particularly...

Food Security: Many Revolutions Were Started Because Of Hunger, Says Professor Thuli Madonsela

“Many revolutions have been started not because of philosophies, but because of hunger."This stark warning about the potential impact that the Covid-19...
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#TuksTennis: Tuks Player Motivated After Being On Court With Tennis Legends

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Food Security: Many Revolutions Were Started Because Of Hunger, Says Professor Thuli Madonsela

“Many revolutions have been started not because of philosophies, but because of hunger."This stark warning about the potential impact that the Covid-19...

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Launches School In Partnership With Long Island University Brooklyn

FROM Reasonable Doubt to 4:44 mogul and rapper Jay-Z has always used music as a vessel to drop lessons and the Brooklyn...

Nelson Mandela University Mourns Passing Of Professor Lungile Pepeta

Executive Dean of Nelson Mandela University's Faculty of Health Science, Professor Lungile Pepeta, died on Friday from COVID-related complications, vice-chancellor Professor Sibongile...

More Medical Students Trained In Cuba Arrive In South Africa

THE arrival in South Africa of 575 medical students who have been trained in Cuba since 2014, further confirms, if necessary, the...

Three South African Vice-Chancellors Paint A Post-COVID Picture For Universities

WHAT long-lasting changes to South Africa’s higher education sector has the pandemic brought? And how will these affect the way universities deliver...

Learning In South Africa: The Evolving Education Landscape

THE higher education system in South Africa has experienced turbulent times in recent years. Student protests, university shutdowns, issues with student finances...

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Ramaphosa: Gender Inclusion And Women’s Empowerment At The Centre Of Government’s Policies

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA Yesterday, the country celebrated Women’s Day. This occasion marks the anniversary of the day in 1956 when...

Mainstreaming Inclusive Education In South Africa

THE global pandemic has thrust many sectors into turmoil as nationwide lockdowns have been implemented globally. In South Africa, one sector that...

Ramaphosa: Corruption During A National Disaster Is A Heinous Type Of Crime

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA CORRUPTION during a national disaster is a particularly heinous type of crime, and perpetrators are going to...

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Ramaphosa: Gender Inclusion And Women’s Empowerment At The Centre Of Government’s Policies

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA Yesterday, the country celebrated Women’s Day. This occasion marks the anniversary of the day in 1956 when...

NAVAIR Employees Win Women Of Color STEM Awards

NINE NAVAIR civilians won 2020 Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Awards for their community service, technical contributions, and...

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Launches School In Partnership With Long Island University Brooklyn

FROM Reasonable Doubt to 4:44 mogul and rapper Jay-Z has always used music as a vessel to drop lessons and the Brooklyn...

Nelson Mandela University Mourns Passing Of Professor Lungile Pepeta

Executive Dean of Nelson Mandela University's Faculty of Health Science, Professor Lungile Pepeta, died on Friday from COVID-related complications, vice-chancellor Professor Sibongile...

Results-driven Maths Educator Gertrude Phirimana From Eastern Cape Is Our Teacher Of The Week

CLASSROOM CORNER Teacher of the Week Teacher: Gertrude Phirimana School: Zamukuhle Junior Secondary...

FULL SPEECH: President Cyril Ramaphosa Delivers 2020 National Women’s Day Address

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON this Women's Day, I greet you, the inheritors of the noble legacy of the women of...

High-flying Ekurhuleni City Manager Dr Imogen Mashazi Rewriting The rules Of Women’s Empowerment

PEARL RANTSEKENG HEROES come in capes but not this one – she comes adorned in a dress! She is...
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Results-driven Maths Educator Gertrude Phirimana From Eastern Cape Is Our Teacher Of The Week

CLASSROOM CORNER Teacher of the Week Teacher: Gertrude Phirimana School: Zamukuhle Junior Secondary...
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SPECIAL REPORT| How Africa May Lose Out On The Race To Solve The COVID Conundrum

WANJOHI KABUKURU TWO French medical Professors Camille Locht of the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)...

World’s First COVID-19 Vaccine? A Ray of Hope as Russia’s Sechenov University Successfully Completes Human Trials

MOSCOW| As the world races to come up with an effective vaccine against Covid-19, Russia has become the first country to successfully...

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize Says Eastern Cape COVID-19 Scooters Are Not Suitable Ambulances

EASTERN Cape scooter ambulances don't meet the basic criteria for patient transport as an ambulance. This was the response...

Coronavirus Breakthrough: Trials For New Vaccine Set To Begin From Wednesday, Says Wits Scientists

NYAKALLO TEFU WITS SCIENTISTS have revealed that the university is set to launch the first clinical trials of...

People Living With Diabetes Could Develop ‘Severe’ COVID-19

EVIDENCE slowly emerging in South Africa suggests that people living with diabetes (PLWD), as well as those with an elevated body mass...

Why The Eastern Cape Is Uniquely Unsuited to Dealing With the Coronavirus

CHARLES MOLELE LATEST DATA and statistics on the coronavirus pandemic in the Eastern Cape are frightening. From the deep...

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Launches School In Partnership With Long Island University Brooklyn

FROM Reasonable Doubt to 4:44 mogul and rapper Jay-Z has always used music as a vessel to drop lessons and the Brooklyn...

We’re Facing A ‘Generational Catastrophe’ In Education, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Warned On Tuesday

THE world is facing a "generational catastrophe" because of school closures during the coronavirus pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday.

Kampala International University (KIU) Appoints Makerere’s Professor Mahmood Mamdani As New Chancellor

PROFESSOR Mahmood Mamdani, a leading Ugandan academic, author, and political commentator has been announced as the Kampala International University’s (KIU) new Chancellor.

40 million Children Miss Out On Early Education In Critical Pre-School Year Due To COVID-19

NEW YORK, 22 July 2020 – At least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on early childhood education in their critical...

Trevor Noah On Schools Reopening: ‘Parents Aren’t The Only Ones In Danger’

PAY attention, class: Trevor Noah is educating audiences on the potential dangers of sending kids back to school amid the COVID-19 crisis.