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South Africa: Teachers to be vetted for sex predation, violence and...

Thuletho Zwane“As a former Parktown Boy, the culture of Parktown Boys is very patriarchal,” said Max a caller on 702 on Monday morning.“When I...

Izikhothane task team acts against Uitenhage’s flashy spenders

Thamsanqa MbovaneWard councillors, residents and the police in KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, have taken action against the cult of flashy spending by izikhothane which costs their parents enormous...

Bitter court battle looms over top UCT post

Msindisi FenguUniversity of Cape Town (UCT) 's black academic community is challenging the appointment of associate Professor Lis Lange to the position of deputy...

Zimbabwe: Minister slams Dokora’s new curriculum for producing “hopeless” graduates

Staff ReporterPrimary and Secondary Education Minister, Professor Paul Mavima has admitted the country's education system was deteriorating after it has, in the recent past,...

South Africa: Teachers’ union Sadtu concerned over school robberies

Jenni EvansThe SA Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) is "deeply concerned" about a spate of robberies at Cape Town schools over the past month. The...

Nigeria: OAU sacks sex-for-marks professor

Joshua Dada The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has dismissed Professor Richard I. Akindele of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration from...

Top referee Victor Hlungwani gives hope to rural kids

Tiyani wa ka MabasaFormer Baroka goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke has used his past life experiences to motivate schoolchildren in Limpopo over the past week.Masuluke, 25,...

South Africa: Schools ignore the law when enforcing payment of school...

Sipho Mzakwe "The school sold my lounge suite, microwave and fridge... it's now threatening to sell my house too". The household items of the parent...

Rwanda: Parents, teachers welcome ban on cell phones in schools

Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti Both teachers and parents have welcomed the ban of cell phone use by students in primary and secondary schools that was announced...

Banyana’s Janine van Wyk opens academic doors for girls

Staff ReporterBanyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk announced on Monday the launch of an academic and football curriculum for a select group of elite...