Cyril Ramaphosa to address SA about school closures

There has been speculation schools will be closed for two more weeks, and the president's address comes after meetings with the cabinet and the Covid-19 ...

State to decide as unions urge closure of schools

President expected to make announcement soon after cabinet meeting

Wits Business School appoints Sasol executive as new head

Maurice Radebe, the former MD of Sasol, will assume his position at the business school in January

Wits School of Accountancy is the leading contributor of black accountants to SA business

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Unions call for classes to be suspended until after Covid-19 peak

The unions have threatened to strike if basic education minister Angie Motshekga keeps schools open

Nothing stopping Wits from becoming the next Stanford, says new vice-chancellor

Zeblon Vilakazi is poised to turn university into a leading tech incubator

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State revises plan for the return of some learners to school

Angie Motshekga says only grades 6 and 11 students are expected to go back to class on Monday

NEWS ANALYSIS: Challenge awaits schools with millions expected back next month

There have already been several Covid-19 outbreaks at schools, even though only two grades have returned

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State hits back at notion that reopening schools is dangerous

Despite Covid-19 cases soaring, opening schools under WHO-approved guidelines is better than children suffering an economic onslaught, says minister

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Court to hear Maimane’s application for independent monitors at schools

One South Africa Movement accuses the state of choosing ‘profit over people’ by moving to level 3 lockdown

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Lobby groups to go to court to reinstate school feeding scheme

The group says closing the National Schools Nutrition Programme ‘violates learners’ rights to basic nutrition, basic education and equality’

Covid-19 thwarts attempt to save Bishop Bavin school from closure

The 29-year-old Johannesburg school, which has a deficit of R31.5m, also owes the diocese R15m

State to call for bids to supply laptops to varsities and colleges, says Nzimande

The higher education minister says no student should be left behind during the Covid-19 campus shutdowns

Angie Motshekga says most schools ready to open on Monday

This was after a 'mop up' week in which an all-out effort was made to get schools ready to receive pupils

Provinces are to blame for postponement, Angie Motshekga says

No school can operate without proper health and safety measures in place, the basic education minister says

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