UCT students: We will meet in court, Mr. President

Thabo MohlalaWith calls for the release of the Fees Commission report gaining traction, University of Cape Town (UCT)’s students are contemplating legal action to...

Missing North West teacher found dead in a bush

Bonile KhanyiA North-West teacher who went missing on Saturday has been found dead outside Mahikeng in the North West.Speaking to Inside Education on...

The country’s tertiary education system is “constipated” and “wasteful”, says Statistician-General

Thabo MohlalaStatistician-General, Pali Lehohla yesterday gave his final financial statistics presentation for 20 public universities and six universities of technology in Pretoria.Lehohla’s 17-year...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

Pressure mounts for president to publish the Fees Commission report

Thabo MohlalaPresident Jacob Zuma’s delay to release the much anticipated Fees Commission report has enormous consequences and may destabilise the functioning of 23 universities.This...

Charges against EFF student leader withdrawn

Bonile KhanyiThe charges against Naledi Chirwa, the #FeesMustFall activist and Economic Freedom Fighters student command national member, were withdrawn in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court...

Re-opening teachers’ training colleges will solve the current educational challenges

Thabo MohlalaThe South African Democratic Teachers’s Union (Sadtu) and the South African Council of Educators (Sace) have recently renewed calls for the re-opening of...

Educating girl learners on their rights is crucial – CHRR

 Mayamiko Majawa-Mana Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHHR) in Malawi, has stressed the importance of empowering primary school learners with basic human rights principles...

80-year-old ready for doctorate after acing her master’s degree

Kamau MaichuhieFor Janet David Silla, age is just a number that cannot prevent her from achieving whatever she has trained her eyes on. The...

Presidential polls force schools closures in Kenya

Ouma WanzalaA number of schools are hurriedly closing ahead of Thursday’s fresh presidential election, with parents asking the government to beef up security for candidates who...

Angie Motshekga sends best wishes to Matric 2017

Bonile KhanyiBasic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has wished the class of 2017 well ahead of their final examination.“I’d like to wish the class...