40-minute video to be used as evidence in EFF student activist’s...

Kaveel SinghA 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, will be used as evidence against Economic Freedom...

A big moment for Africa: Why the MeerKAT – and astronomy...

Vanessa McBride 'Students must learn science in a way that allows them to build their repertoire of transferable skills.'  Astronomy in Africa will take a giant...

Education and technology will benefit youth for generations to come, says...

Graig-Lee  SmithPreparing young people for the fourth industrial revolution is one of the main themes at the sixth Brics Education Ministers Meeting.This year’s meeting...

BRICS education ministers sign deal to tackle challenges

Francesca Villette BRICS Ministers of Education yesterday signed a declaration to address 21st century challenges and opportunities regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Hosted by the Department...

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...

Naledi Pandor probes varsity graft

Yoliswa Sobuwa Two KwaZulu-Natal universities and an Eastern Cape university have received a stern warning from Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor to clean...

South Africa: #FeesMustFall Student Activists Reflect On Their Own Legacy

Nkateko Mabasa On June 16, #FeesMustFall student activists gathered at the Apartheid Museum to hold a debate reflecting on the contested legacy of the Fallist...

Ethiopia: Research urges university-industry linkage

Mussa Muhammed Universities need to scale up linkage with industries in order to increase graduates chance of securing employment, a research by one of the...

South Africa: Former president Jacob Zuma speaks to black school pupils

Mxolisi Mngadi Former president Jacob Zuma has encouraged black school pupils to follow fields of studies that will empower them to participate "fully" in the...

New school of thought: exit-level exam for Grade 9 planned

Prega GovenderHigh school pupils will soon be able to write an exit-level exam in Grade 9 which, if they pass, will get them a...

Gauteng government urges youth to attend annual youth expo

LINDI MASINGAAs part of Youth Month celebrations, the Gauteng provincial government has urged high school learners, unemployed youth and graduates to attend the fourth...

Botswana, South Sudan sign MOU on tertiary education

Benjamin Shapi Higher education ministries of Botswana and South Sudan on May 30 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of tertiary education. The...

Students left hungry, destitute due to non-payment of Nsfas allowances, MPs...

Jan GerberWithout their allowances, many students on tertiary campuses across the country are left destitute and hungry, Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and...

Student who received R14 million Nsfas payout in error appears in...

Jan Bornman Sibongile Mani, the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who accidentally received more than R14m from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) and...

These SA universities have banned Apple watches during exam time —...

Timothy Rangongo , Business Insider SAAs technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, so has the ease of cheating in exams. With the exam season approaching, several South African...

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...

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....

Nigerian university graduates find it tough in job market

Daily TrustMinister of State for Education Professor Anthony Anwuka last week proposed a one-year post-graduation training to be offered in some specialized institutions in...

Pandor: Private sector can pay for post-graduates

Tamar KahnHigher Education and Training minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday conceded the government’s new free higher education policy had not made provision for post-graduate...

Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

Jan GerberFully subsidised bursaries for students from poor and working-class backgrounds present an opportunity for all South African universities and colleges to be at...
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