Swaziland students sell themselves for sex because scholarships have not been...

Staff Reporter Students in Swaziland/Eswatini are selling themselves for sex to raise cash for food because the government has not paid their allowances. A trade in...

Lack of transformation in South Africa’s renewable energy sector

Thuletho Zwane Local and international investors, unions and black energy bodies all agree that renewable energy is critical for South Africa’s future power needs and...

South Africa: R56m Toyota manufacturing institute opens in KZN

Staff ReporterRepresentatives from national, provincial and local government, academia and the business sector today welcomed the establishment of South Africa’s newest manufacturing institute.The new...

Ghana: Parents must be responsible for their ward’s education’

Benedicta Gyimaah Folley The Ga West Municipal Director of Education, Samuel Narh Kudji has admonished parents to see themselves as major stakeholders in the education...

South Africa: KZN Education Department warns disruptive teachers

Sne MasukuThe Department of Education issued a stern warning to teachers who compromised education by disrupting teaching and learning at the province’s schools.This followed...

South Africa: Pupils tell court of their interaction with ‘rapist’ school...

Pertunia MafokwaneA 15-year-old grade seven pupil at AB Xuma Primary School in Soweto said she was walking back to her classroom when she met...

South Africa: Irvin Khoza opens new live-in Ajax football academy

Mark GleesonPremier Soccer League (PSL) chairman Irvin Khoza opened Ajax Cape Town’s new academy‚ the Ajax Lambda Institute‚ on Friday and hailed the boarding...

Kenyan government forms team to probe mass failure of teachers

Ouma WanzalaThe Ministry of Education has set up a team to investigate the mass failure of primary school teacher trainees in national examinations for...

Shock increase in fake credentials in South Africa

Mayibongwe MaghinaHigher Education Minister Naledi Pandor says there has been an increase of fraudulent qualifications reported to regulatory bodies over the past five years.In...

Violence at South Africa’s schools: Stories that shocked us in...

Riaan GroblerSouth African schools have seen a number of violent incidents this year.In September, the government called on stakeholders to come together and address...

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...

Zimbabwean Professor Tawana Kupe appointed vice-chancellor at South Africa’s University of...

Virgilatte GwangwaThere is a new helmsman to steer the University of Pretoria ship from the next academic year.The university announced the appointment of Zimbabwean...

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,...

Zimbabwe schools told not to expel pupils without uniform

Lemuel ChekaiZimbabwe Economic Freedom Fighters (ZEFF) has urged government to issue a directive compelling all schools in the country to allow learners without uniforms...

Project in Seychelles hopes to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering

Seychelles News AgencyThe STEM Extra is an eight-month after-school programme to empower the youth towards pursuing STEM career opportunities by offering an interactive and...

Zimbabwe president launches e-learning kits

Farirai MachivenyikaPresident Mnangagwa yesterday launched smart e-learning kits and exercise books at Girls High School in Harare, as part of efforts to modernise the...

South Africa: R51bn in irregular expenditure could fund free education

Simnikiwe HlatshaneniThe irregular expenditure incurred by government in the last financial year, could have funded the phasing in of free education over the next...

South Africa’s finance minister blames former president for VAT hike

Gaye DavisFinance Minister Tito Mboweni has singled out former President Jacob Zuma’s sudden introduction of fee-free higher education as one of the main reasons for the decision to increase Value...

South Africa: Grade 1 pupil stabbed to death inside North West...

ANA ReporterA Grade 1 pupil was stabbed to death inside a school toilet in Makapanstad, North West on Wednesday, the department of basic education...

Zimbabwe: $1,5m education resource centre for Kwekwe

Michael MagorongaKwekwe is set to have a state-of-the-art Better Schools Programme Zimbabwe (BSPZ) education resource centre, with construction expected to commence early next year.The...
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