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Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi having discussions with pupils at Pretoria Girls High. Picture Credit: Boikhutso Ntsoko
'Black learners told to "get over it"

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said that a resolution has been reached and all hostilities at .

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Grades 7 to 9 who get 20% for maths will be promoted

The Department of Basic Education has instructed public schools to condone all Grade 7 to 9 pupils who have obtained 20% in mathematics. [73] comments

From a village to his own law firm

Back in 2003, a young Lesley Lehodi Nkoana took the R1200 his parents gave him to go and train as a security guard and went to the University of Venda (Univen) instead. [5] comments

Bullying is rife at schools

She had her head covered in plastic, was told to steal money from home and was stabbed with a sharp pencil for failing to bring money to her tormentors. [1] comments

Confirm your child's school space or lose it, warns Panyaza

The Minister of Basic Education‚ Panyaza Lesufi has warned parents to confirm placements urgently to avoid losing the spaces. [2] comments

South Africa learners getting better at maths and science‚ but still among worst in world

South African learners are improving incrementally in mathematics and science‚ but their tests scores are still are among the worst in the world. [4] comments

‘Pens down events lead to reckless sexual encounters and other maladies’: KZN education MEC

The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday warned learners of the perils of “pens down events” held to “celebrate the end of exams or the writing of the last big paper for the year”. [5] comments

Fashion dreams come true with Gert-Johan Coetzee bursary

Caster Semenya's foundation aims to raise funds for menstrual cups

Caster Semenya, at OR Tambo international airport after arriving in South Africa from the IAAF event in Germany. She won the gold medal in the women's 800m dispite the controversy about her gender. South Africans showed support by waiting patiently for her and the rest of the South African Athletics team until she came out to with heavy police protection as the supporters push to tough the golden girl. Pic: Sydney Seshibedi. 25/08/2009. © Sunday Times.

Taboos KO'd by Pakistan's mother-daughter boxing duo

Limpopo MEC urges his alma mater to push for 100% matric pass rate