More Park Town Boys High School teachers accused of misconduct

Amanda KhozaThe Gauteng Department of Education has confirmed that four Park Town Boys High School teachers have been charged with committing misconduct in 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...

Kenya: Moi Girls School students return after rape saga

Ouma WanzalaStudents of Moi Girls School-Nairobi returned to school on Sunday after the institution was closed for a week following a rape incident...

Namibia: Need for minimum wage for graduates

Vilho HangulaOne way to address income inequality and poverty among the people is to put money into the pockets of the masses, giving them...

South Africa: Two schools burnt allegedly over outcome of by-election

BALISE MABONATwo schools were burnt this weekend in Thabana village in Siyabuswa in Mpumalanga, allegedly by a crowd of community members who were dissatisfied...

Empowering women farmers in Zimbabwe

Project Syndicate In Zimuto Communal Land, near Masvingo, southern Zimbabwe, VaMaNyoni walks long distances with maize or beans stacked high on her head, looking for...

The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical –...

Natasha RobinsonHistory may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of...

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...

Zimbabwe: Unlocking Potential for Girls Education in Zimbabwe

Project Syndicate Glen View 8 is a community like any other in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital. It is a densely populated settlement, full of life and activity,...

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...