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To the first-years from rural and township schools: Don’t despair

My colleagues and I were talking about our experiences as first-year students and how things can...

Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC’s support

Refilwe Lesufi says there is an urgent need to create off-grid solutions in rural areas

Teachers, pull yourselves together and prepare your lessons

Educators need to stop playing victim and plan to teach in less favourable conditions

‘Varsity doesn’t prepare us to teach in rural areas’

Schools on farm and communal land are multigrade, resources are minimal and the lifestyle change is a shock

KZN pupils head to court over school transport

A case will be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday morning on whether or not provincial government is liable to provide transport.

Damning rural schools report suppressed

A leaked document shows the crippling effect of powerful unions and cronyism on basic education.

Making education more homely

Informal learning not only can, but should, be used as the foundation for formal schooling.

Rural KZN school gets A+ for pass rates

A principled principal has enjoyed tremendous success by instilling self-confidence in his pupils.

At Kharkams, they learn by heart

Community conquers all at the school in Namaqualand where no one gets left behind.

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Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

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Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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