Rise in student suicide

Rise in student suicide rate at UCT prompt calls for urgent...

Bonile Khanyi Increasing suicide rate among University of Cape Town students this year has caused mental distress and panic, with students calling for the university’s...

‘Code of silence no longer exists’ – Lesufi on Parktown Boys...

Yoliswa Sobuwa and Nico GousGauteng MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi expressed the need for the establishment of a new code of conduct during his...
Panyaza Lesufi, urges parents to get kids to school.

Taxi operators asked to reconsider their strike for sake of learners

Bonile Khanyi Department of Basic Education has urged the National Taxi Alliance (NTA) to reconsider their strike action planned for Wednesday.In a statement issued...

Students warned to beware of bogus institutions

James MahlokwaneProspective students have been warned to look out for bogus institutions of higher learning amid a scramble to get spaces.The warning was issued...

More than 150 000 candidates registered for matric exams – MEC...

Johannesburg – More than 150 000 candidates have enrolled to write the matric exams this year, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday.With...

Southern African Nazarene University student murdered

Jabulisa Dlamini Maliyaduma – A family’s fears that something bad might have happened to their son were proven true after his body was found buried...

Nehawu slams IMF rep for questioning South Africa’s free higher education...

Staff ReporterThe National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) said on Tuesday it was concerned by the "official queries" made by the International...
ANC Conference Inside Education

ANC National Conference nominations list

#ANC54th National ConferenceConference nominates top six leaders:Presidential Candidate:Cyril Ramaphosa vs Nkosazana Dlamini-ZumaDeputy President:Lindiwe Sisulu vs David MabuzaSecretary General:Senzo Mchunu vs Ace MagashuleDeputy Secretary General:Jessie...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

Student leaders take credit for convincing university management to allow walk-ins 

Thabo MohlalaThe sudden climb down by several university management to allow for walk-in registrations was a result of intense pressure applied by student political...

Zimbabwe on knife edge after deadly post-election violence

Clement Manyathela Zimbabwe remains on a knife edge on Thursday morning after post-election violence which saw at least three people dead, scores injured and police invoking the Public...

South Africa: Pregnant students kicked out of varsity residence

Karabo LedwabaUniversity of Zululand has kicked out pregnant students off its residences as a consequence of being pregnant.The commission for gender equality announced yesterday...
UCT ponders fee hike

UCT ponders fee hikes amid fears of a revolt on campus

Thabo Mohlala University of Cape Town (UCT)’s vice-chancellor Dr Max Price told a media briefing earlier on Tuesday that they will propose 8% increase for...

DUT strike: So near, yet so far, but parties are upbeat...

Thabo MohlalaDurban University of Technology is on knife-edge as parties are under pressure to settle and bring to an end one of the longest...

African education experts converge in Nairobi

Ouma Wanzala Education policy makers and opinion leaders are meeting Tuesday to discuss the initiatives African governments are making to entrench disability inclusive education in...

South Africa: Parktown Boys’ High sexual assault case postponed

Nomahlubi JordaanThe case against Collan Rex‚ a former assistant water polo coach at Parktown Boys' High School‚ was postponed on Wednesday to next month...

KZN children writing exams on empty stomachs

Thabo MohlalaThe National Teachers Union (Natu) is calling for a forensic probe into a protracted legal wrangling that involves the KwaZulu-Natal department of education...
Blade Nzimande

Nzimande: Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge

Funding of higher education remains a huge challenge Bonile KhanyiThe Department of Higher Education and Training has called for a co-ordinated funding mechanism across...

South Africa’s ‘mother of the nation’ who was never first lady

Mashupye Herbert MaserumuleWinnie Madikizela-Mandela – doyen of South Africa’s liberation struggle and the matriarch who was dubbed ‘the mother of the nation’ – took the...

Kenya: Moi Girls School students return after rape saga

Ouma WanzalaStudents of Moi Girls School-Nairobi returned to school on Sunday after the institution was closed for a week following a rape incident...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

Student Leaders: We weren’t told about fee negotiations

Bonile Khanyi Some student leaders said they were not informed or about next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations. This comes after three universities told City Press...
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