Bongekile Macupe

Bongekile Macupe is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.

‘Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others’ – judge

The High Court in Johannesburg has handed down a ruling on religion in public schools, saying that schools can’t promote one religion.

Official neglect penalises pupils

The Mail & Guardian visited three schools in Gauteng that do not have electricity nor adequate water supply or sanitation

No power to the pupils – Soweto schools forced to connect illegally

A number of schools in the south of Johannesburg have been operating without electricity or running water for years.

Sadtu digs in over a matter of principal

The teachers’ union says it hasn’t been consulted on mooted performance pacts for school heads

Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV

The purpose of the research was to look at the health and wellbeing of public schools, with specific focus on the HIV profile of school leadership

Single matric exam a step closer

The department believes it will promote equality but others say it’d be wiser to improve public schooling

Vaal Tech council broke the rules over chairperson, warns SACP

Mofokeng stopped being a district representative, so he can’t head up VUT council, the SACP argues

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story