Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Open Letter to President Ramaphosa from TANKS

An Open Letter to President Ramaphosa from TANKS

After reaching out to schools across South Africa with his coding project, Prof Jean Greyling from Nelson Mandela University has grave concerns regarding the...
Stellenbosch-University Afrikaans mother tongue education

SAHRC to Investigate Alleged Human Rights Violations Against Afrikaans Students by...

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) announced today that it will investigate the Democratic Alliance's complaint against the management of Stellenbosch University (SU),...
Stellenbosch-University Afrikaans mother tongue education

Petition Launched to ‘Protect Mother Tongue’ Education at Stellenbosch University

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today launched a petition to "protect the right to mother tongue education" at Stellenbosch University (SU)... where the DA...
Students at the University of Johannesburg blocked the roads at Auckland Park campus. Photo: Julia Evans

Students Barricade Universities in Joburg and Gqeberha

Protests against debt escalate. By Julia Evans and Joseph Chirume. After attempting to meet with University of Johannesburg (UJ) management, over 100 students led by the...
Masizame Junior Primary School

Mud School has One Broken Toilet for 175 Learners and Staff

Masizame Junior Primary School in Centane near Butterworth, Eastern Cape, has one broken toilet for girls and teachers. The boys have no toilet at...
Over 150 UCT students protested in the Kramer Law Building on Friday against the financial exclusion of those who are unable to pay fees or who have historic debt. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

UCT Students Start Occupation to Protest Financial Exclusion

The university says there are over 1,600 students with debt, amounting to R88 million... By Ashraf Hendricks UCT students marched to the Kramer Law...

President Ramaphosa: ‘We Will Fund Their Education Because It Is Their...

In the aftermath of the police killing of a bystander, Mthokozisi Ntumba, during a student protest on Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South...
wits protest for students with debt

All Students Must Be Allowed to Register, Regardless of Debt, Say...

The university has previously said that only students who have less than R10,000 debt could register. By Masego Mafata.   Wits students are demanding that...
award winning matriculant

Award Winning Matriculant from Botshabelo Makes Creative Coding Video

Lebohang Ngake from Botshabelo in the Free State has received raving reviews for a video he created introducing the popular TANKS coding game in...
education south africa

Education Minister Addresses Problem of Expensive School Uniforms

South Africa's Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, has spoken frankly about the ongoing struggle with the price of school uniforms as parents around the...