100 SOUTH AFRICAN SHINING STARS – ISSUE 2

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A for dreams and F for actual plans – Ramaphosa...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address has drawn mixed reaction from netizens. While the speech scored an A for...

South African teens attempt Cape-to-Cairo in homemade plane

Riyaz PatelAn aircraft built by South African teenagers is being flown from Cape Town to Cairo - and...

Youth Unemployment – Aluta Continua!

As South Africa celebrates Youth Month, the country’s youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that...

Lesufi to move ECD from social development to education

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi intends to prioritise Early Childhood Development Centres (ECD) in his second term, by moving them from the...

How controversial “racist” research opens door for a decolonisation drive

Historically, Khoisan people from southern Africa were used as scientific subjects in racist experiments. ...

Three recession proof industries for entrepreneurs

Staff ReporterMarketers and entrepreneurs are often the first to identify new opportunities because they are the mavericks with their eye on the horizon said...

African countries should be building private-public partnerships in higher education

Staff ReporterPrivate-public partnerships have become a common strategy for countries all over the world to meet their development goals. In the global north, these...
2018 Matric Results

Matric Exams: Umalusi gives green light for 2018 matric results

PRETORIA - Umalusi, the quality assurance council which oversees South Africa's National Senior Certificate examinations, has approved the results of the 2018 matric exams....

Africa’s largest nation is slowly embracing women in STEM fields

Festus IyorahVirginia Odor’s plans for a college education weren’t different from those of thousands of other young Nigerian women. She would study theater art,...

Africa: Entrepreneur runs thriving e-learning platform despite failing high school

Siphelele DludlaEven when he failed his school-leaving exam for the third consecutive time in his native Ghana during the early 2000s, Cecil Nutakor remained convinced...

Five sporting activities to keep you busy on holiday

Staff ReporterA lot of people enjoy travelling but find that exploring or laying on the beach is just not enough to keep them busy...

Promoting technical colleges

Nicola BransonImproved education is widely regarded as one of the key dimensions needed to address South Africa’s pervasive legacy of poverty, inequality and youth...

South Africa: Mom of bullied schoolgirl hits back at education department

Carla CoetzeeThe mother of a six-year-old girl who’d been bullied at a Cape Town school has hit back at the Western Cape education department...

Nigeria: ASUU, NANS warn against hiking tuition fee to N350,000

Muyiwa Adeyemi and Kanayo Umeh  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned the Federal Government against increasing tuition fees in public universities to N350,000...

Zimbabwe: Good month for education

Leroy Dzenga Since the beginning of the month of August, Zimbabwean intellect has been on global display across many platforms. Young men and women were ambassadors...

Black academics empower female students

Naledi MashishiA group of Black women academics are pooling their efforts to help a new generation of academics find their place at Wits University.The...

The ANC, corruption and a failed education system

Norimitsu Onishi and Selam Gebrekidan The little girl hated going to the bathroom at school. The pit toilets were so dark, dirty and crumbling. Many children were...

Nigeria has 12th highest number of foreign students in U.S., says...

Vincent ObiaUnited States Consul General F. John Bray disclosed yesterday in Lagos that Nigeria had the highest number of students from sub-Saharan Africa studying...

In Mozambique, classes come alive in local languages

AFPAbout 50 children sit on a bare classroom floor in front of their teacher in what could be any lesson in Mozambique, except that...
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