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South Africa’s reading crisis: Focus on the root cause

Ingrid Willen​bergNearly a quarter of a century into democracy, four presidents and several curricular revisions later, South Africa has made little headway in its...

Dad takes on private school over son’s financial exclusion

Tania Broughton, CorrespondentThe father of a private primary school pupil, who was prevented from writing exams because of unpaid school fees, has challenged the...

Pandor: Private sector can pay for post-graduates

Tamar KahnHigher Education and Training minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday conceded the government’s new free higher education policy had not made provision for post-graduate...

Senzo Meyiwa Commemoration Games launched in honor of the slain Bafana...

Bongani MthethwaSlain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa’s father has recounted how he got a chilling telephone call that his son had...

Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

Jan GerberFully subsidised bursaries for students from poor and working-class backgrounds present an opportunity for all South African universities and colleges to be at...

Why do so many South Africans die of TB?

Ashleigh FurlongListeriosis has killed about 200 people since January last year.In the past six months, the outbreak has generated many headlines.There was a huge...

Eight years for striking one match

Bongekile Macupe Khaya Cekeshe badly wanted to study law at the University of the Witwatersrand but his parents couldn’t afford the fees.After doing one year...

State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Annie CebulskiA R39.3-million three-storey library is set to open this year in Dunoon.The service is much needed.Schools in the area, such as Inkwenkwezi Secondary...

Parents stop teaching at primary school after allegations of corporal punishment

Zimbili Vilakazi  Teaching was disrupted on Monday at Zamokuhle Primary School in D Section, KwaMashu, Durban, after angry parents locked the school gate. The...

UCT to become ‘unapologetically African’ under new vice-chancellor

Tshego LepuleThe incoming vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), Mamokgethi Phakeng, is on a mission to ensure that the institution realises the...