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We must keep Covid-19’s gains in education

COMMENT: The disaster regulations mandated zero-rating for some websites. Now it is time to expand this access

Saved by literature and love

“The library was a refuge I could run to when violence ripped at the very fabric of our existence and threatened to extinguish life itself,” writes Dr Barbara Boswell.

Here’s the story: The psychological effects of the pandemic on children

A free webinar discusses how to help young people struggling to find their place in the new normal without classmates and friends

Why dads matter: How reading to your kids can make a difference

The amount of time fathers spend reading with their children can help predict how well their children will read and write in the future

Locking down and in with stories for all ages

Using narratives help human beings to cope with life … reading aloud to babies and children gives them this skill for the future

World Read Aloud Day breaks a record

Having celebrated the day for the past seven years, Nal’ibali has seen the number of children reached each year increase exponentially

Reading aloud for literacy

As educators and children celebrate Word Read Aloud Day on Friday, this article discusses the importance — and fun — of reading aloud to children

Break poverty divide, read to your children

In today’s digital world, it’s becoming easy to find stories in South Africa’s 11 languages

Reading should be a delight, not a duty

We have long believed that education is important, but we, as a nation, are yet to be convinced that reading for pleasure is just as vital

We do have solutions for SA’s reading crisis

Several excellent projects could be expanded immediately — for a meagre R500-million a year

It takes a village to end illiteracy

According to the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study 78% of South African grade four pupils cannot read with comprehension

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa