School Disruptions

Sparing the rod, rebuilding the child

New approaches to school discipline are focusing on empathy over enmity.

Mexico teachers block lawmakers from congress

Teachers in Mexico have taken to the streets in protest over a new education overhaul in the country.

Fourteen Cape Town schools to close after surge in gang violence

The Western Cape education department will close schools in Manenberg for two days to protect teachers and pupils from ongoing gang violence.

Fearful Indian school children refuse free meals after deaths

School children have been dumping the meals they get as part of a school feeding scheme in fear of poisoning after 22 children died on Tuesday.

Western Cape education officials plan placements

The Western Cape education department says pupils whose schools have closed will be moved to facilities with better opportunities.

Possible closure angers school

Teachers and education officials in the Western Cape are at odds over the performance level of a school that is facing possible closure.

Level the field and let the pupils choose

What is so unreasonable about the prelim-exam demands of the Congress of South African Students (Cosas)?


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences