Author: Phumla Mkize

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Students still caught in language trap 
News

Students still caught in language trap 

Past and current pupils of the Morris Isaacson High School in Jabavu, Soweto – whose forerunners in 1976 were at the forefront of the June 16 student uprising... Read more.
Kliptown’s Sisulu heritage site left at mercy of vandals
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Kliptown’s Sisulu heritage site left at mercy of vandals

The historic multi-million-rand Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Soweto, where the Freedom Charter was signed in 1955, is in ruins and has become a haven f... Read more.
Stellenbosch University residence
Education, News

Stellenbosch University execs agree to close residence of torture

The executive management of Stellenbosch University has unanimously accepted the recommendation to close down its disgraced residence, Wilgenhof, following evid... Read more.
UCT still No1 in Africa, UP is most improved in new global ranking
Education, News

UCT still No1 in Africa, UP is most improved in global ranking

The University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) are the  two South African universities ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) that h... Read more.
Unfairly treated PhD candidate gets new supervisor 
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Unfairly treated PhD candidate gets new supervisor 

The North-West University (NWU) has appointed a new supervisor for first-year PhD candidate Ludwick Kekana following a Sunday World exposé on how he was unfair... Read more.
Ignored postgraduate demands UWC takes action against prof
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Ignored postgraduate demands UWC takes action against prof 

Shocking details have emerged about how a University of Western Cape (UWC) master’s graduate was frustrated by his -supervisor who failed to -provide feedback... Read more.
Education

Young TVET artisans off to China for training in renewable energy

South Africa’s young and newest artisans are at the forefront of an innovative programme to position technical and vocational education and training (TVET) co... Read more.
Sekgodiso targets 800m final in Paris Olympics 
Sports

Sekgodiso targets 800m final in Paris Olympics 

South Africa is salivating at the prospect of a podium finish at the Olympics as middle-distance stunner Prudence Sekgodiso put on a magnificent performance to ... Read more.