Equal Education

Michael Komape’s family awarded R1.4m in damages by appeal court

Supreme Court of Appeal says the attitude of the education authorities “to be deprecated in the strongest possible terms”

Citizens ache for new form of politics

Talking about a revolution is fitting given the state’s performance over the past 25 years

Limpopo schools continue to lag on the safe sanitation front

Expediture on infrastructure by the province’s education department is only 24% of the budget

An end in sight for KwaZulu-Natal learners’ long walk

A recent court ruling stipulates that the provincial government must release it scholar transport policy by January 31

Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?

The death of Michael Komape has ignited debate on whether or not the common law should be developed to include damages for grief

Education MEC blames overaged learners for violence in schools

The North West MEC education of education says overaged learners should not be admitted into schools because they cause disruptions

Sexual abuse in the workplace: a symptom of a larger system of power gone rogue

South Africa’s public-interest sector is not clean of alleged sex pests in the office

Equality court sets new policing precedent

Court finds allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminated against black and poor people on the basis of race and poverty

Equal Education sexual harassment inquiry will have lasting effects

Despite the panel’s problematic findings, it is now much clearer what social justice and a victim-centred approach entails

Eastern Cape intervention gets results

After years of under-performance, the province has shown that things can change for the better

Editorial: Root out sexual abuse at work

Too many South African women have, at some point, been forced to feel fear in their workplace because of sexual predation and patriarchy

Achmat demands TAC apology

He has objected to a statement calling for him to be prosecuted and says he’s been criminally defamed

Latest

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