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Bongekile Macupe

Bongekile Macupe

    Court tells Angie to fix schools – now
    Court tells Angie to fix schools – now
    “The crude and naked facts staring [at] us are that, each day, [when] the parents of these children send them to school, as they are...
    Jail awaits if you fake your matric
    Jail awaits if you fake your matric
    One can buy a matric certificate for between R300 and R3 000, it has emerged.
    Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
    Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
    Curriculum content at the University of Cape Town sustains colonialism and working-class black students believe their knowledge is not valued.
    MUT head's lavish life slammed
    MUT head's lavish life slammed
    The top management of the Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) were complicit in the abuse of the institution by the former vice-chancellor...
    Pupils feel the heat of arsonists
    Pupils feel the heat of arsonists
    With budget cuts and an infrastructure backlog at the basic education department, it may take a while before the schools that were burnt during...
    Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance
    Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance
    Universities that faced the risk of losing their accreditation for the bachelor of laws (LLB) qualification — because the programme did not...
    Fleece the state, face the music
    Fleece the state, face the music
    Parliament is seeking to criminally charge officials who have for years ripped off the state to the tune of billions of rands, a situation that has...
    ‘Move away from shallow history’
    ‘Move away from shallow history’
    The school history curriculum must be reformed to include “problematic and controversial” subjects and themes in African history, to ensure...
    Broken hearts as Stella reels from femicide
    Broken hearts as Stella reels from femicide
    “Wat sal verander teen die tyd dat ons alles al vergeet het [What will have changed by the time we’ve forgotten about it all]?” —...
    Michael Komape family to appeal
    Michael Komape family to appeal
    Michael Komape’s family, represented by advocacy group Section 27, will appear in the Polokwane high court on Friday to apply to appeal the...
    Payment delays anger students
    Payment delays anger students
    Students are gearing up to write their mid-year exams but about 110 000 of them, nearly half of those who have been approved for bursaries and...
    ‘Teacher called my daughter a witch’
    ‘Teacher called my daughter a witch’
    The family of an Eastern Cape primary school pupil has obtained a court order against a teacher they allege has been tormenting their child by...