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Bongekile Macupe

Bongekile Macupe

    TUT shut as standoff goes on
    TUT shut as standoff goes on
    Student leaders at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) are accusing the university of shunning its responsibilities by wanting students who...
    Carolissen turns NSFAS around in six months
    Carolissen turns NSFAS around in six months
    When National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) administrator Dr Randall Carolissen walked into the job six months ago, he found an organisation...
    Vetting lapse puts pupils at risk
    Vetting lapse puts pupils at risk
    Three years ago, a convicted paedophile taught at a primary school in Cape Town for three months.
    Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
    Pupils at four Eastern Cape schools get ticket to ride
    The Eastern Cape department of education has agreed to provide transport to pupils who are walking 10km or more to school.
    Private schools come to Soweto
    Private schools come to Soweto
    Six-year-old Vhuhone Bele rose at four in the morning to get ready for school and was out of the house 40 minutes later. On good days he was home...
    Pupils still forced to walk to class
    Pupils still forced to walk to class
    Parents in the Eastern Cape have to pay R500 a month for private transport to ferry their children to school, even though they qualify for...
    Old debts cost universities dearly
    Old debts cost universities dearly
    While university students on some campuses have been calling for historical fees debt to be scrapped, Parliament heard this week that the amount...
    The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
    The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
    While the country was fixated on the #FeesMustFall protests that changed the face of higher learning in South Africa, workers were fighting for...
    Students, universities on a collision course
    Students, universities on a collision course
    In 2015, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib had to leave a higher education transformation summit hosted by the department...
    The best paying degrees to study
    The best paying degrees to study
    Many university graduates are finding jobs within six months of completing their studies. Some even secure jobs within three months of graduating...
    School closes after walkway collapses, killing 3 pupils
    School closes after walkway collapses, killing 3 pupils
    Three pupils died at Hoerskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark on Friday morning after a walkway collapsed at the school. Two boys and one girl died on...
    Class action win for SGB teachers
    Class action win for SGB teachers
    An Eastern Cape high court has ordered a class action for teachers in the province who were employed in teaching posts paid for by school governing...