Kenya: lecturers resume work amid crackdown by universities

Ouma Wanzala A number of lecturers have started to resume work although at a slow pace as universities crack down on those who are defiant. At...

Zimbabwe: teachers reject government pay-hike offer

Anna ChibamuIt was business as usual at most urban and rural government schools on the second day of the new school term this week. This...

Ethiopia: ministry to employ 80 percent of university graduates

Betelhem BedluEthiopia's Ministry of Education stated that it has been working to attain the vision of securing employment for 80 percent of university graduates...

Learners deserve free access to internet, a basic human right

Joseph ChirumeThere provision of free access to the internet in the Eastern Cape has been cut by province's department of sport, recreation, arts and...

R 50 billion not enough to improve KZN schools

Nompendulo NgubaneProtests by learners and parents at Umthombo Senior Secondary School in Mpophomeni, Pietermaritzburg, have entered a third week. Teaching stopped on 24 April.Last...

Learners use field as toilet

Yamkela NtshongwanaYoung children are forced to use a field as a toilet at Ntshingeni Senior Primary in the Eastern Cape school, while teachers turn...

Rural community development central to Africa’s industrialisation

Thuletho ZwaneVictor Oladokun’s grandfather was a cocoa farmer. His grandfather lived in a small village in Nigeria.“But all through his life, my grandfather never...

Mother bought fake permit to get her child into school

Bernard Chiguvare    Zimbabwean families caught between the departments of Home Affairs and Education are resorting to buying fake documents in order to register their...

School sport at the heart of correcting inequalities

Mosibodi WhiteheadWhen I decided to write about the importance of school league football for the overall development of South African football, I could not...

Skeem Saam actor Cornet Mamabolo opens village library

Julia MadibogoSkeem Saam actor Cornet Mamabolo has achieved his dream of building a library in his village, Maripathekong, in GaMolepo, Limpopo.Mamabolo, 28, who plays the...