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Vuyisile Msila

Vuyisile Msila

    Teaching posts for 'sale' harms education
    Teaching posts for 'sale' harms education
    The role labour unions must play in the life of every employee can never be disavowed. Even if we think of teaching as an essential service, it is...
    Education must get back to basics
    Education must get back to basics
    Three weeks ago, statistician general Pali Lehohla released a report titled Vulnerable Groups Series I: The Social Profile of Youth,...
    Student protests: Don’t waste this crisis
    Student protests: Don’t waste this crisis
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    Fort Hare: Forge the way for former black institutions
    Fort Hare: Forge the way for former black institutions
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    #FeesMustFall is just the start of change
    #FeesMustFall is just the start of change
    Recently, I was in KwaZulu-Natal conducting interviews in the northern rural areas. I sat down with old Zungu next to his kraal where a calf and...
    Africa can rise if we cast off our shackles
    Africa can rise if we cast off our shackles
    Hassan is a friend who originally comes from Somalia. He is a cobbler and told me captivating stories about his journey through Africa. He was once a...
    Let’s applaud sacking the anachronism
    Let’s applaud sacking the anachronism
    As a society we should be pleased that an action has at last been taken regarding the racist Curro Private School in Roodepoort where the principal...
    Look into those cold stone eyes
    Look into those cold stone eyes
    The removal of the University of Cape Town’s statue of Cecil John Rhodes, after it sat for so many years in the sun, has been received with great...
    Dark days for black researchers
    Dark days for black researchers
    Certainly, publishing should be the focus whenever we seek to find the absent black professor.
    Education must work with change
    Education must work with change
    South Africans should celebrate the pockets of success in education. The journey has been long and the struggle for improved education continues....
    Africa must take pride of place in higher education
    Africa must take pride of place in higher education
    I listened intently when Unisa launched its Vision 2030 last month – a vision that will see this largest of South African universities transform...