Sameerah Karolia

Real versus virtual play

Parents need to manage their children's relationship with technology carefully.

Children are what they eat

Giving children healthy food will improve their attention span and also make learning easier.

Homework is for children

Parents who do it for them deprive learners of a chance to develop life skills.

IEB matric pupils boast 98.15% pass rate for 2011

Matriculants who wrote the Independent Examinations Board matric exams in 2011 can begin the new year on a positive note, boasting a 98.15% pass rate.

The ABCs of good discipline

Parents need to understand their children and anticipate their needs in order to discipline them effectively.

Find the right balance

It's possible for mothers to run a home and family successfully, while working full-time

The hidden evils of cyberspace

Easy internet access comes with a set of challenges, such as online bullying and harassment, writes <strong>Sameerah Karolia</strong>

Job-hunting: the skills you need

First-time job-seekers face a daunting task and need all the help they can get.

Teach kids value of money

Saving and budgeting should be learned from an early age, writes <b>Sameerah Karolia</b>.

SA could host global Maths Olympiad

Google's gift to the International Mathematical Olympiad will not only support the next five annual Olympiads but might also bring it to South Africa.

IEB matric results improve by 1% in 2010

With a 98,38% pass rate, the Independent Examinations Board final (IEB) exams will see thousands of pupils entering university on a sure footing.

Financing your child’s education

The often crippling costs entailed in educating a child can be met with a little planning and forethought, writes <b>Sameerah Karolia</b>.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income