Thu Apr 27 09:13:25 SAST 2017

Story powered schools: Addressing the literacy rights of rural children

This April, Nal’ibali’s Story Powered Schools team is hosting a series of community dialogues at over 200 rural schools in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal to give attention to the issues of children’s literacy rights.

Schools must teach kids to be patriotic - Dlamini-Zuma

Stood up for Zuma: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has backed calls for radical economic transformation‚ saying it should start in the classroom.

Jameson First Shot 2017 continues its search for fearless filmmakers

For the sixth year of Jameson First Shot, three undiscovered filmmakers will be provided with the opportunity to direct award-winning British actor and director Dominic West in a short film that they will write and direct.  

How the youth remember Uncle Kathy

As South Africa woke up to the news of the passing of Ahmed Kathrada‚ the youth turned to social media to share how they remembered the struggle icon.

Rydalvale Primary School gets a makeover

More than 2000 children from Rydalvale Primary School in Phoenix ,south of Durban, were treated to a constructive day of fun and celebration as part CCI-South Africa’s corporate social investment outreach program.

More South Africans are getting qualified‚ big jump in number of black learners in further education

An increase of 3.3% year-on-year in qualification achievements has been measured over the 20-year period from 1995 to 2014. This is according to the South African Qualifications Authority.

Mozambique's 'tree child' turns 17, studying

FILE PICTURE:  Rosita   Mabuiango  was born in a tree in the tiny village of Chokwe in Mozambique during the 2000 floods. Now 10 years old, she visits Parliament to attend Defence and Military Veterans Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's Policy debate on Budget Vote. Pic: Shelley Christians. 04/05/2010. © The Times Rosita Mabuiango's birth in a tree above swirling waters 17 years ago thrust her into instant stardom, drawing global attention to the worst floods to hit Mozambique in recent memory.

Shoppers help schools - to the tune of R104.9 million

Repairing a burnt-out kitchen and funding occupational therapy for pupils: Several thousand educational projects in South Africa – ranging from critical‚ basic needs in poverty-stricken communities‚ to more advanced needs such as computer centres‚ mobile libraries and sporting facilities – have been funded by shoppers at a major retail chain.

Budget 2017: Graduates spared from tax

A picture of graduation cap on money Picture Credit: Thinkstock

Unemployed youth should join the army: Zuma

SANDF army parading in the streets of Mthatha after the 14 South African Infantry Batalion was bestowed the Freedom  of Mthatha by the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality on Saturday. Picture Credit: LULAMILE FENI

Cape schools get five science labs backed by UWC

SAFETY PROCEDURE: Forensic analysts at the Forensic Science Laboratory in Johannesburg can wait up to eight years to get results. The lab has a 10-year backlog. PHOTO: JAMES OATWAY

Student gives away R90‚000 bursary in 'random act of kindness' gesture

'Teach youth to be entrepreneurs'