Somafco pupils wait to come home

The Solo­mon Mahlangu Freedom College (Somafco) in Tanzania for South African refugees has recently closed.

Ramphele takes up the UCT challenge

Dr Mamphela Ramphele has been appointed at the deputy vice-chancellor of UCT.

Black education looks bleak, unless …

The future of black education in the ''new South Africa'' seems hopelessly bleak, unless ... Samantha Weinberg reports.

Teachers head back to the classroom

More than 6 000 teachers in the Johannesburg region resolved to suspend the four-week-long ''chalks-down'' strike.

Where matric is a rather casual affair

Weekly Mail reporter Philip Molefe slips into a marking centre and discovers some extraordinary practices ...

Students take to streets in week-long protests

The five-day protest action took place in response to a call from the restricted Western Cape Students' Congress (Wecsco).

Inside our chaotic schools

As described by a reporter who put on a gymslip and went off to school.

Unita push into Namibia

Savimbi's strategic gambit on eve of peace ...

Teachers go on full alert for May Day

White school principals have been instructed to ensure that teachers patrol their schools in pairs on "sensitive" days in the calender.