Afrikaans

Let’s reinvent Afrikaans (and ourselves) together

It is time we start talking about how we can reinvent Afrikaans through the formation of AfriKaaps

English monolingualism gains the upper hand

South Africa’s failure to encourage multilingualism undermines progress

Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren

Education policy has always been, and will continue to be, closely related to South Africans’ social conditions

White genocide: How the big lie spread to the US and beyond

The radical right takes credit for alerting the world to the alleged persecution of white people in South Africa

Gauteng education department and school in court over additional placements

Hoërskool Overvaal maintains it has reached its capacity while the department said the pupils were denied places based on their language preference.

Court rules in favour of mother tongue education

Bursary scheme favours student teachers from rural areas

The strange places we misplace power

"The power we attribute to the people in whose name apartheid was made is perhaps too generous at times and too limited to the power to have things".

Poets reclaim Cape Town’s historical narrative

A jamboree of poets traverses the city, feels it’s pain and emerges to restore what was taken

English only at varsity is not a remedy

And its use doesn’t mean that education will be more inclusive and equitable

AfriKaaps is an act of reclamation

Linguistic activism is central to destigmatising and celebrating AfriKaaps.

Right-wing radicals back Pretoria University protests

The survivalist group Kommandokorps has warned Afrikaans-speaking students at the university that their language and culture is at stake.

Afrikaners: Stand up for what is right, for our future

A language is not preserved by formal applications, but rather in the home, in the arts and in literature, writes Josua Loots.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it