This Week on the Frontiers, July 22 2017 Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in a fight for his political life last week as the country’s supreme court considered disqualifying him from office ...
‘The reason for putting the charge immediately is simply to make sure the Guptas don’t scarper’
‘We want the ANC to either dump Zuma or take ownership of him. That for us is the bigger argument here’
‘First the ANC Women’s League said it is now time for a woman to lead the organisation. Then they said the only woman who is qualified … is Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’
It plans to use the funds to bolster its leading position and invest in a mobile payment platform called GrabPay
The Quarterly Labour Force Survey follows the OECD’s Economic Survey of SA this week, writes Asha Speckman
The economic development minister urges suppliers of data to bring down their costs on an expedited basis, without waiting for the outcome of the inquiry
The fund’s outlook for global growth is unchanged, but the drivers of the rebound are shifting
Texan joins Jack Nicklaus in golfing history after fighting back to secure his third Major title
Academic Jonathan Jansen’s latest book is a tribute to one of many Cape Flats moms who ‘live the soft power of a dignified life’, writesSue Grant-Marshall
According to the institution, dropping the word ‘Metropolitan’ from its name will help it ‘reposition itself on a global scale’
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has a R15bn budget for 2017 and is responsible for providing funds to poor students
Teachers are trained to teach the curriculum, but knowledge of technology is not a strict requirement
The proposal to remove mathematics as a compulsory school subject is rejected, but pupils can move to a higher grade even if they fail it but pass other ...
In a developing economy, the technical skills offered by these colleges are critical to growth
Language is a contentious issue in education, with some viewing Afrikaans schools and universities as discriminatory
Ten-member committee set up to monitor progress at all public tertiary education institutions
University will also lease two properties in central Johannesburg in a bid to stem a shortage in student accommodation
The Eastern Cape-based NMMU plans to drop the ‘Metropolitan’ from its name to relaunch itself as a more international institution
The university cut its budgets for professional and administration units 8% and for faculties 6%
Move will probably raise more questions about the quality of SA’s education system
The former finance minister is expected to serve in the position until the school’s next head is appointed, after which he will be a scholar in residence and ...
The endowment will create the DW Ackermann Bursary Fund for deserving students in electronics and electrical engineering
Department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga says cyber experts were investigating a motive for the hack and its link to a ruling that schools may not promote ...
It is unconstitutional to run a single-religion public school as it infringes on the right of freedom of religion
Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says his department will be building 34 new schools over the medium term, but more schools need attention
A court ruling forced the Department of Basic Education’s hand, says the director of Inclusive Education
The subjects most affected are maths‚ the sciences and technology at all levels; DA wants to re-introduce teacher training colleges
Harvard’s new Centre of African Studies in Rosebank aims to lower barriers to research for African and international scholars
Blade Nzimande says TVET colleges offer mid-level skills required to develop students who are employable, but are woefully under-funded
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