Ongoing labour disputes at DUT and Sol Plaatjie delays academic year

Thabo MohlalaMangement at Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Sol Plaatjie University have not settled a  labour dispute between them and workers belonging to...

Excitement at universities as new academic year gets off to a...

Thabo MohlalaThe start of the 2018 academic year seems to have gone well on Monday without any reports of incidences of disruptions across most...

Why kids should be taught how to start a business at...

Michael Gaotlhobogwe and Adri Du ToitThe African continent is home to a large number of young people – and it simply doesn’t have jobs for...

Teen girl and toddler kidnapped in Emalahleni on Sunday still missing

Bonile KhanyiMpumalanga police have appealed to members of the public to assist in finding a 13-year-old girl and her 15-month-old niece who were...

Day Zero: Sadtu accuses Premier Helen Zille of delaying water plan...

Thabo MohlalaSouth African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) Western Cape has lashed out at Premier Helen Zille for reacting so late to the situation which...

Rural girl beats the odds to become South Africa’s spelling bee...

Benson NtlemoMagangeni Primary School in the Collins Chabane municipality in Limpopo says that the success of a 13-year-old who won a national competition shows...

Wits, UNISA and labour unions reach wage deal just days before...

Thabo MohlalaThe recent settlements of labour disputes between unions and the management teams at Unisa and Wits might have been forced by the impending start...

DUT campus opening delayed by a week due to workers’ strike

Bonile KhanyiThousands of Durban University of Technology (DUT) students will not be returning to campus on Monday after the university’s management team announced...

Best-performing schools in NSC exams hailed by portfolio committee on basic...

Bonile KhanyiThe Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has expressed its appreciation and satisfaction with the schools that have continued to perform well in...

The beauty of informal education – Why teacher learners need a...

Gugulethu K. RadebeAfter spending just over three years of my life as a teacher or a teacher’s aide, I learned a lot of lessons...