The Fin.Lit Corner: Lessons for ages 6-10

Mduduzi LuthuliMost parents excel when it comes to teaching safety and good manners, but with money few know where to start. Money skills can...

2.5 million people at risk of not receiving social grants on...

Barbara Maregele  Provincial heads of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) have identified “problematic areas” where beneficiaries may experience delays getting their social grants....

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng appointed new UCT vice-chancellor

Christina Pitt Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng is the newly appointed vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town.Outgoing Vice-Chancellor Professor Max Price and Phakeng addressed the media...

Sports is critical for development, it is not a luxury

Mosibodi WhiteheadIn the face of growing poverty, sports federations must partner with schools in order to unlock the potential of talented kids.Poverty is on...

Another child dies using a pit latrine

Thuletho Zwane"Viwe Jali, another 5-year-old who drowned in a pit toilet in Eastern Cape. The ANC government never learned from Michael Komapi. This is...

Ancient Tswana ruins: a lost African city recreated with laser technology

Karim SadrThere are lost cities all over the world. Some, like the remains of Mayan cities hidden beneath a thick canopy of rainforest in Mesoamerica, are...

Stephen Hawking: Martin Rees looks back on colleague’s spectacular success against...

Martin ReesSoon after I enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge University in 1964, I encountered a fellow student, two years ahead of me...

I had to repeat grade ten because of Metrorail

Tariro WashinyiraCape Town's Metrorail poor service is responsible for learners arriving late to school; the disruption of classes; learners missing and failing exams and...

Equal Education in court against Motshekga over broken schools

Mary-Anne GontsanaLearners and members of Equal Education gathered outside the Bhisho High Court on Wednesday with banners that read: “No more broken promises”.They were...

#LearnerMisconduct: Is institutional racism at play at Three Rivers Secondary School

Thuletho ZwaneA short video made rounds on social media on Thursday. It shows a young learner sitting at her desk and looking at her book. She...