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Science in Africa: homegrown solutions and talent must come first

Alan ChristoffelsIt’s been a recurring refrain: Africa still lags woefully behind the rest of the world in generating new scientific knowledge.As figures collated by the World...

Footballer turned philanthropist gives back to community

Mosibodi WhiteheadOne of the most serious challenges in delivering sporting opportunities to all South African children of school going age is the lack of...

‘Shut up, you idiot, k*****’ – teacher allegedly tells 7-year-old pupil

Amanda Khoza"Shut up, you idiot, k*****!"This is what a Grade 2 teacher in Gauteng allegedly said to a 7-year-old girl shortly after slapping her...

Youth unemployment, industrialisation and jobs for the future

Thuletho ZwaneIndustrialisation of Africa’s economies is critical in order for the continent to curb its high youth unemployment. Analysts say the only way to...

South Africa: Higher Education Minister shocked by senseless killing of university...

Thuletho ZwaneSouth Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor has expressed shock at the senseless killing of the University of Zululand’s Professor...

Tanzania: Govt Employs 6,495 new teachers

Alawi MasareThe government said on Wednesday that it has employed 6,495 teachers for both secondary and primary schools to fill gaps left after sacking...

Africa cannot industrialise without a strong focus on education

Thuletho ZwaneThe consensus among world leaders is that for Africa to truly industrialise, African states should heavily invest in education.President of World Bank Dr....

Zimbabwe: High Court Judge and Zimsec in exam results printing row

New Zimbabwe A former High Court judge has been dragged to court for demanding thousands of dollars from the Zimbabwe Schools Examinations Council (Zimsec) after...

Outgoing UCT vice-chancellor farewell cut short by protesting students

Jenna Etheridge A farewell event for outgoing University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Max Price was cut short on Monday afternoon after a group of...

South Africa: Minister Suspends Equal Education Programmes

Tariro WashinyiraWestern Cape Minister of Education Debbie Schäfer has instructed Equal Education (EE) to stop operating in the province's schools by 22 May until...