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Bongekile Macupe

Bongekile Macupe

    Manana pulls out of campus gender talk
    Manana pulls out of campus gender talk
    Deputy Higher Education and Training Minister Mduduzi Manana has been pulled from a student dialogue on gender-based violence at the University of...
    Teacher shot in murder-suicide in full view of pupils
    Teacher shot in murder-suicide in full view of pupils
    A Mpumalanga primary school teacher was fatally shot in full view of pupils on Monday.
    Ivy League schools fail black parents’ grade
    Ivy League schools fail black parents’ grade
    Wealthy young black parents are veering off of the beaten track to private and former model C schools when they choose a path for their children....
    'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
    'We're not racist; just give coloureds a chance'
    In Klipspruit West, south of Johannesburg, children are playing in the streets in the middle of the day in their pyjamas. Rocks barricade the streets...
    Sins of the father: Parents of expelled pupils go to court
    Sins of the father: Parents of expelled pupils go to court
    In what could prove to be a landmark case, the Constitutional Court is being asked to rule on how private schools run their business.
    Bitter aftermath of sexual abuse
    Bitter aftermath of sexual abuse
    Sitting at her dining room table, she bows her head and wipes away her tears with the back of her hand. For a few seconds, the usually eloquent...
    What does it take to be a good school?
    What does it take to be a good school?
    Using social networks such as WhatsApp at school is mostly viewed as disruptive, especially for pupils. But some of the best-performing schools in...
    CPUT's vice-head gets R2m to sit at home
    CPUT's vice-head gets R2m to sit at home
    Nine months, and counting, is the period that Dr Prins Nevhutalu, the vice-chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), has been...
    Ramaphosa: SA progress means free higher education for the poor
    Ramaphosa: SA progress means free higher education for the poor
    Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa believes that the country will only know that it has made progress once it is able to provide free higher...
    ​KZN education department claims lobby group’s court bid gives ‘false hope’
    ​KZN education department claims lobby group’s court bid gives ‘false hope’
    With just two years left before Nokuthemba Sikhakhane finishes school, there is little chance she will ever enjoy a 15-minute journey to school...
    Racial bias alleged in bursary court case
    Racial bias alleged in bursary court case
    Trade union Solidarity has taken the department of basic education to court over a bursary for teachers, saying the criteria used to select...
    Free varsity tuition policy a 'victory'
    Free varsity tuition policy a 'victory'
    This week’s ANC policy conference resolved that free higher education for working class, “missing middle” students and the poor must be...