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Picture books: A great way to encourage children to read

Athol Williams Win mini-librariesNal’ibali, South Africa’s reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is giving away 20 mini-libraries containing 30 to 40 books for primary school children. To enter, email info@nalibali.org by...

Graça Machel stands up for girls’ education at Hong Kong summit

Ra'eesa Pather At the Yidan Prize Summit in Hong Kong, former Mozambican education minister and a humanitarian in South Africa, Graça Machel, delivered a keynote...

South Africa: Judge acquits Soweto school patroller of rape, sexual assault

Khaya KokoThe school patroller accused of raping and sexually assaulting young girls at a primary school in Soweto has been acquitted of all charges...

Holidays, a great time to relook your career path

Gillian MooneyFew of us can afford to make a clean break at work and then start on a new path from scratch.What you need...

South Africa: Pupils prepare for the digital age by building their...

Chante SchatzMeet Bongani and Mbali - two robots built by nine pupils involved in the robotics course of the Melisizwe Computer Labs Project in...

This SA start-up that automatically matches learners with universities just landed...

Timothy RangongoAfter gruelling questions and scrutiny into whether their social startup created 1) economic opportunity, 2) improved the lives of South Africans, 3) presented...

Tanzania: Pros and cons of fee-free education three years on

Salome Gregory Last month marked three years since the introduction of fees-free education policy in Tanzania. The policy, which meant to remove all forms of...

Whizz-kid, 11, set on cracking water shortage code

Candice SoobramoneyAt age 11 Kabir Budlender talks computer coding a mile a minute.He is advanced and informed beyond his age and has aspirations of...

Zimbabwe’s education system poised for digital age

Columbus Mabika and Rejoy MasengedzeroPrimary and Secondary Education Minister Paul Mavima last week said the Government was close to luring American multinational technology companies,...

Growing bookworms in rural areas

Nivashni NairWhen a Pretoria-based soldier made a social media appeal for books for his nephews three years ago, he opened a chapter in his...