Progress in healthcare and education indicates that South Africans' lives have improved, writes Busani Ngcaweni from the deputy president's office.
Undaunted by apartheid and Aids, she has made all the difference to those otherwise abandoned.
The South African Institute of Race Relations says the privatisation of the health and education sectors is the solution to the country's problems.
Pupils in Limpopo will have textbooks in time for the 2014 academic year, says education MEC Dikeledi Magadzi.
The achievements of learners are still strongly (and sadly) linked to the circumstances of their birth, writes Annette Lovemore.
The allocation to school infrastructure in the mid-term budget is inadequate, writes David Macfarlane.
CUT get involved in the SB13 Southern Africa conference.
Angie Motshekga and Mamphela Ramphele have clashed again after the Agang SA leader's fresh comments that education under apartheid was better in SA.
The president has mastered the art of quietly surprising those who snipe at his lack of education.
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, has pleaded at the UN to make teaching a priority.
Comment by Dr Herman J van Vuuren.
Pretoria Hospital School does not condone early pregnancy, but offers girls the chance to continue learning in a non-judgmental environment.
Winner: Professor Kholeka Constance Moloi
Education prospects are looking grim for South Africa's school pupils, and government is now compelled to respond. What is its diagnosis?
The Eastern Cape's education department says it will counter the court order that will attach its movable assets after it failed to pay teachers.
The University of South Africa has launched its new R1-billion science campus in Johannesburg to encourage students to take up science and technology.
ARVs have stopped children dying, now the former Aids hospice is helping them to thrive.
The government has disputed Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele's assertion that it has failed the youth by mismanaging the education system.