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Sibongile Nkosi

Sibongile Nkosi

    Tanzania's schools go backwards
    Tanzania's schools go backwards
    "The situation is getting worse, especially in the rural areas where you find that a form one learner in secondary school cannot read and...
    HRW report puts gender task team under scrutiny
    HRW report puts gender task team under scrutiny
    A report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), detailing on-going discrimination against black lesbians and transgender men in South Africa's disadvantaged...
    Resourcing quality education
    Resourcing quality education
    Winner Education Award Equal Education
    Helping others helps staff too
    Helping others helps staff too
    Finalist Best Corporate Employee Community ­Involvement Programme...
    Burn after wearing -- township kids' hottest fashion statement
    Burn after wearing -- township kids' hottest fashion statement
    It is a cool night in the heart of Soweto and crowds of trendy young people are heading in one direction only: Pimville Zone 6. They all want to be...
    New light on ancient beauty rituals
    New light on ancient beauty rituals
    The ground-breaking discovery of a 100 000-year-old cosmetic toolkit in a cave on the Cape coast, which sheds light on the sophistication of...
    Neonatal deaths haunt SA
    Neonatal deaths haunt SA
    Sister Mapaseka Mokoena* holds the life of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital's smallest patients in her hands. The Soweto-based nurse has worked in...
    Solve rape cases, activists demand
    Solve rape cases, activists demand
    Hundreds of gay rights activists and their supporters marched to the KwaThema police station on August 19 to voice their frustration over the...
    Township teens give stories top marks
    Township teens give stories top marks
    Although many publications have been produced for the youth market, few tell their stories through the eyes of young people living in the townships. ...
    Zandspruit burns again
    Zandspruit burns again
    It's early morning in Zandspruit and police are barricading one end of the road. At the other end, behind a blockade of trees, rocks and burning...
    MIAGI comes to Soweto
    MIAGI comes to Soweto
    It's a chilly Sunday afternoon at Morris Isaacson high school in Soweto. But nobody is complaining about the cold.
    Hope for parents with HIV
    Hope for parents with HIV
    Thulani gazes at his new-born daughter with a mixture of elation and wonder. His phone rings and he answers: "I can't talk now. Khanyi has just...