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Slice of life: ‘I knew I’d be a writer’

I love how words can have new meaning. I love creating new words. I love seeing the inconsistencies in the English language

Africans deserve to hear their stories

As African literature becomes more accessible, it must be canonised like Tolstoy and Shakespeare’s

On the power of language

Educating our children in their mother tongues will help to address underdevelopment in Africa

When love conquers

A family with everything money can buy, but beneath the surface their lives are seriously damaged

Slice of Life: Determination is my language

'I was very afraid to speak English, but with her all the fear disappeared'

English only at varsity is not a remedy

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

​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile

The average student is female, black, not wealthy enough, and wants to be taught in English, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Diversity, not division, in lecture halls

Using English as the main medium of instruction at Tukkies will help build a new, inclusive culture.

Parents take school to court over forced English tuition

A group of concerned parents have taken a Northern Cape primary school to court for forcing its pupils to learn in English.

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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