Rory Carroll in Caracas

No matter what, a matric remains within reach

Even if you have failed, don’t lose hope. You can take steps to improve your situation

How you can be part of the solution to our literacy crisis

It is not a problem government can solve alone — individuals can also contribute resources and their time

Literacy and skills are the power for good

Lifelong learning should now be the goal of all, and it comes down to two essential ingredients

Literacy must start at infancy

Parents and early childhood educators are as vital as foundation phase teachers

China’s growing ascendancy on the world stage signals a realignment of power

As America under Donald Trump retreats from the international stage, China is taking its place

Polio cases could be wiped out within 12 months, says World Health Organisation

With just nine cases of the virus so far this year – in Pakistan and Afghanistan – the WHO is confident the battle against polio is nearly won.

Violated villagers in Sierra Leone fight mining giant

Sierra Leoneans are seeking requital in Britain for violence and loss of farmland to iron-ore company African Minerals.

Online Kenya ahead of the pack

ICT innovations in finance, retail and government changing lives, driving economy

Obama chases Exit with a Bear

The most dangerous activity a sitting United States president is usually allowed to do is drive a golf cart.

Three more women bring charges of sexual assault against Cosby

Three more women, including an actress who appeared on the Cosby Show, have come forward and accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault and harassment.

Madam is cross with Rihanna

The singer's video vividly depicts the violence black women have had to endure.

Furious Faeries flay Facebook

The social network's policy on anonymity is angering people who have taken new names.

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