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Human lives matter more than education, but humans can still learn

The lockdown has exposed gross inequalities in education and society, but also gives us the opportunity to find new solutions

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

‘Move away from shallow history’

The basic education department’s task team says a deeper connection to the subject must be nurtured

Magashule associate convicted over corrupt tender

The court found Mohlouoa “Blacky” Seoe guilty of bribing Lioma in order to influence a tender for learning materials

More than 11 000 pupils yet to be placed in Western Cape schools

"About 130 000 learners from other provinces and 2 000 learners from other countries have relocated to the Western Cape"

Manana’s Cubana assault co-accused to plead guilty

​The two men believed to have taken part in former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana's assault on three women will plead guilty.

Learning on an empty stomach: food insecurity hits students hard

Religious and nonprofit groups play an important role in providing food to students, but sometimes this is not enough.

Three years on and no compensation for Limpopo family whose child ‘died like a dog’

Education authorities face R1.5bn worth of claims, with Limpopo being the worst culprit.

Department assets attached after teachers not paid

The basic education department owed R28-million to Eastern Cape teachers, resulting in its assets being attached.

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

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Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

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