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Bongani Nkosi

Bongani Nkosi

Bongani is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
Blade plans to take over ‘failed’ Setas
Blade plans to take over ‘failed’ Setas
The sector training and education bodies and companies together cause the system to flounder.
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
Where will David van Rooyen's priorities lie?
Pressing financial challenges that have befuddled previous ministers include health insurance, free education and the nuclear deal with Russia.
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
Eastern Cape education department aims to improve
The province with the lowest matric pass rate in the country has begun looking honestly at its failures with input from employees, parents and pupils.
TUT: Where anger, protests and disruption are the norm
TUT: Where anger, protests and disruption are the norm
The M&G gets management's perspective on the growing frustrations students experience at being academically excluded due to a lack of funds.
Blade wants state audit of varsities
Blade wants state audit of varsities
University leaders and the government look set to lock horns over institutional autonomy.
‘Insourcing’ will hurt contractors
‘Insourcing’ will hurt contractors
Millions of rands are at stake and workers are also concerned about the question of contracts.
How student power gave workers hope
How student power gave workers hope
Support staff are finally being brought in-house, thanks to young idealists fighting for their rights.
UJ students and staff march to end outsourcing
UJ students and staff march to end outsourcing
About 200 students and staff marched peacefully on Monday to demand that UJ ends its practice of outsourcing workers.
Cornered Blade releases fee-free university report
Cornered Blade releases fee-free university report
The authors of a 2012 report mapping out the case for free tertiary education say the government has a moral obligation to enable the poor to study.
Student victory back to square one
Student victory back to square one
A veto on university fee increases is a victory, but the funding scheme still fails many people.
Students march on Sars, Reserve Bank and treasury
Students march on Sars, Reserve Bank and treasury
TUT students marched peacefully to key institutions to deliver demands they say will open the door to free education.