Beyond the Rainbow

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Forty years after the June 16th Soweto Students’ Uprising in 1976, for many youths in South Africa the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow nation remains, frustratingly, out of reach. Statistics paint a bleak picture of declining education standards and rising unemployment…

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Calls For Intervention On Program To Prevent Student Suicides

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The IFP calls on the KZN Provincial Department of Education to launch a campaign to educate learners on post exam trauma after a Grade 10 learner at Albini Girls High School in eNtshongweni committed suicide after it is alleged that she had failed. "The Department…

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Parliamentary snap debate “transformation in the higher education sector”

Honourable Speaker, The greatest single threat in any time of crisis is a lack or absence of leadership; and what we have come to witness over the past 2 weeks has been exactly that: an absence of leadership. Today, we are called upon to debate…

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IFPYB: #BladeMustFall Just Like The #FeesMustFall

The chickens have come home to roost and the time to deliver on the promise of free education has arrived. The IFP Youth Brigade fully supports the students movement that has swept across the country as students of all walks life have come together to…

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Blade Nzimande se hoër onderrigbeleid gaan lei tot die vernietiging van Afrikaans op tersiêre vlak

Geen plek meer in Suid-Afrika vir ʼn enkel Afrikaans-universiteit nie. Dit is een van die kommerwekkende antwoorde wat Blade Nzimande, minister van hoër onderwys, op geskrewe parlementêre vrae van die VF Plus gegee het waaruit dit nou duidelik bly dat Afrikaans se dae getel is…

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Tuisonderrig die alternatief vir openbare skole

Die toenemende probleme in openbare skole in Suid-Afrika het tot gevolg dat die tuisonderrigstelsel al hoe gewilder raak as alternatief, sê Amanda de Lange, nasionale voorsitter van die Vryheidsfront Plus se federale vrouekomitee. De lange sê die aansoek van Hans Pietersen en sy organisasie om…

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SA Government to stop racism in higher education

Pretoria - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has released a new racial policy framework, which aims to end racism and promote integration at tertiary institutions. Race control: The policy will force tertiary institutions to screen and only accept students based on race, the…

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Sign language approved as first language

Pretoria – The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has welcomed the approval to allow hearing impaired pupils to choose sign language as a first language. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga made the approval this month. According to PanSALB, this is a positive response to…

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New youth agenda soon

Johannesburg – Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, says a new agenda is needed to fight youth challenges over the next five years. Deputy Minister Manamela was speaking at the New Age Business Briefing at Fourways, on Monday morning. He said a lot of…

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