Zandile Bangani

Zandile Bangani was born and raised in Cape Town. She writes about matters pertaining to education and is committed to improving the level of education available to working-class and impoverished families.

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

Graduates and their unemployment dilemma

South African university graduates are willing to take menial jobs because of the dearth of suitable employment despite being highly educated

Domestic workers: overworked, underpaid and unprotected

Armed with brooms and mops, domestic workers took to the streets to demand better wages, recourse to legal protection against unscrupulous employers

To read, play and eat cupcakes in Tembisa

“We need more vernacular readers, who can encourage the kids to also want to learn their own languages”

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention