Racism At Schools

Parktown Boys’ teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant

An art teacher, who has resigned from the school, allegedly threatened to blow up the boarding house and referred to his pupils as monkeys

Education department backs Maritzburg College pupils’ shirt protest

The school has been stopped from disciplining the three and a racism probe will be conducted

Private schools not above the law

The Constitution rules against discrimination and for the protection of children at all schools

‘We’re not racist; just give coloureds a chance’

Protests disrupted schooling in Klipspruit West after a black principal was brought into the largely coloured area

Education MEC and St John’s community seek expulsion of racist teacher

The school has set up a communications team to deal with media interest, including working with Flow Communications, “a reputation management firm”.

​The Foxy Five: Issue-driven, thinly written but rich with potential

The creator of  ‘The Foxy Five’ deserves praise, but the writing could improve.

Slice Of Life: Making the difficult move to connect

A physical move changed everything in a difficult discussion.

​Long may these fires burn

We must continue to rise up with purpose, not just in anger, in our desire to create a just society.

Let’s applaud sacking the anachronism

We can’t allow those who embrace segregation and resist change to remain at the helm of our schools.

What a day some difference makes

Let cultures clash and identities collide, for diversity benefits pupils and teachers alike.

Private schools do not stand apart

Make no mistake: the autonomy of such institutions does not trump the Constitution.

Four pupils charged in ‘racial’ rape attack suspended

The pupils were suspended and are to appear before a disciplinary committee. They have also received the charges, said a department spokesperson.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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