South African President’s Education Plans Don’t Quite Make the Grade

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address, delivered in Cape Town on February 7, has attracted a fair amount of praise....

20 South African Teens Flying From Cape to Cairo in Homemade...

An historic aviation challenge is currently taking place as 20 South African teenagers are flying a Cape to Cairo (and back) excursion in a...
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Meet the Grade 10 Capetonian Who Gave Up His Holiday to...

An inspiring Grade 10 learner from Cape Town, South Africa, who gave up his July vacation to mentor learners at an underprivileged school in the...

South African Boys Crowned World Champions in Literary Competition

Congratulations to South Africa - represented by St John's Preparatory - for winning the Kids' Lit Quiz (KLQ) World Final 2017 in Canada this month... crowned...
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Minister Condemns “Naked Dancing” in Xhosa School Choir in South Africa

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has strongly condemned the naked dancing by teenage school girls on stage in the Eastern Cape leg of the...

Condolences for a South African Mayor’s Double Tragedy After Matric Sons...

Condolences have poured in for OR Tambo District Municipality Mayor, Nomakhosazana Meth, after she suffered a double tragedy this weekend when her two sons were...

From the Township to Private School: Xolisa Chases Pilot Dreams

Xolisa Shenxani (18) from Sir Lowry’s Pass Village in Cape Town, has had his heart set on becoming a commercial pilot from a young...
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Yes, Mathematics Can be Decolonised. Here’s How to Begin

At a time when decolonisation, part of which involves changing the content of what’s taught, is dominating debate at many universities, the discipline of...
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Legendary South African Scientist Wins Excellence Award

Professor of Science, Tebello Nyokong, is a legend. This week she became the first recipient of the Black Science, Technology & Engineering Professionals (BSTEP)...

Why Does My Phone Battery Die So Fast?

Why do batteries die? And, why can they only be recharged so many times before they won’t hold a useful amount of charge? My...

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