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Mandela said I could, so I got my doctorate

My mother was a domestic worker and my father a miner, and I went to school in the townships

Danger in restricting knowledge

Secrecy and the selective education of a few led to the fall of the Ancient Egyptians

Young people must take the baton from the heroes of 1976

In the hope of creating a better South African future, the youth of today should look to the past

20 years after the ‘Mamdani affair’, the old adversary rejoins UCT

The academic who took on the university’s ‘bantu’ curriculum has returned, marking a ‘path towards decolonisation’

Restore hope to SA’s democracy

A better future is possible – but only if the scourge of inequality is banished

A present with poor education leads to a future with no hope

When the socks that need pulling up are absent, we must turn to leaders, the government, municipalities and citizens, writes Haji Mohamed Dawjee.

Rededicating quality education

Winner: Investing in the Future Education Award — Tiger Kloof Educational Institution

Bantu Education cannot continue to haunt us

The achievements of learners are still strongly (and sadly) linked to the circumstances of their birth, writes Annette Lovemore.

Motshekga on Ramphele: She’s looking for a hobby

Angie Motshekga and Mamphela Ramphele have clashed again after the Agang SA leader's fresh comments that education under apartheid was better in SA.

Holomisa castigates ANC for upsetting Mandela family

Bantu Holomisa has warned the ANC against making insensitive ­statements about the ­medical ­condition of former president Nelson Mandela.

Apartheid psychology persists in schools

Few people realise how far South Africa's education system has come since the dawn of democracy in 1994.

UCT in war over ‘bantu education’

Students and academics question move to 'close' Centre for African Studies, writes <b>David Macfarlane</b>.

Keeping it reel

The story of the late Onkgopotse Tiro is told in a brooding documentary by Steve Mokwena called <i>A Blues for Tiro</i>.

Somafco pupils wait to come home

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

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