Friday, August 17, 2018

Angry Unisa students leave a trail of destruction after NSFAS protest

Angry University of South Africa (Unisa) students ran rampant through the Durban city centre on Thursday‚ stoning cars and overturning bins during a tense...

Youngest PhD gets on-the-spot job offer from Cape Town mayor

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has hired the youngest student to be awarded a doctorate at Cape Peninsula University of Technology after learning...
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Steel drum harmonies delight the crowds

The wonderfully talented players of the Graeme College steel drum band were among the music groups that entertained and delighted the audience at the...

Brightest and best: Seven South African universities feature in latest global rankings

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) on Monday retained its spot among the world’s top universities. UJ was included in the 2018/19 edition of the Center...

Coega project records impressive results in EC schools programme

THE Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that it has seen the successful completion of well over 97% of school projects allocated to it by...

Former city girl needs your help

Sarah Beth McAdam left the bright city lights of Cape Town and moved to a tiny village in the former Transkei seven years ago....

More Easter bonnets from El Shaddai

IT was a fun morning at El Shaddai Christian Academy this morning, March 30, with the junior and middle grades modelling their home-made headgear...

Methodists serve poorer Ndlambe pupils

SELECTED pupils at Kuyasa Combined, Mtjobo Primary and Dambuza Primary Schools were treated to brand new uniforms last week when the Methodist Church Port...

Woodridge races to rise from the ashes

Woodridge was badly damaged earlier this month by raging fires that gutted half the buildings. Picture: Fredlin Adriaan While most schools are winding down for the...

Let them eat cake

PUPILS of Port Alfred High School’s Interact Club visited Damant Lodge on Sunday to celebrate Mother’s Day with the ladies there. Everyone received a slice...

Dutch donors provide new cricket kit for Nomzamo

    NOMZAMO Secondary School’s newly established cricket team was touched by angels from Holland this past week. Nemato Foundation chairwoman Ellen Fober said her organisation was...

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma’s free tertiary education shocker – thanks to 28-year-old future son-in-law’s plan

President Jacob Zuma is planning to make a shock announcement‚ introducing free education across the board through a controversial funding plan that flies in...

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander Road water polo festival in Port Elizabeth. Despite starting slowly,...

Double triumphs for St Andrew’s rowers at Buffalo Regatta and Selborne Sprints

ST ANDREW’S College Rowing Club ventured out to the blustery Buffalo River last week, from February 8 to 10, for the annual Buffalo Regatta...

PAHS pays tribute to an old boy

A MOVING tribute to a Port Alfred High School old boy took place at Monday’s assembly. Matric pupil and president of the marketing alumni and...

BREAKING: Matric pass rate of 75.1% recorded for 2017

  The top achievers of the National Senior Certificate pose for a picture ahead of the announcement of the pass rate of the Matric class...

PAHS delivers a timeless treat with Fame

  FAME, the musical production, will no doubt live forever so long as there exist people who remember the name. The show at Port Alfred High...

DSG K-Day hockey and netball vs Kingswood College

DSG hosted Kingswood for this year’s annual derby, commonly known as K-Day. This much anticipated interschool event has developed into more than sports fixtures and...

Free State university to continue teaching in English‚ ConCourt rules

The parallel use of English and Afrikaans as the medium of instruction at the University of the Free State (UFS) led to Nelson Mandela’s...

Matrics: turn prelim panic into finals advantage

WRITING matric prelim exams and receiving your results can be a distressing eye-opener, but pupils who perform worse than they would have hoped still...

All learners will be placed: Lesufi

About 17‚000 learners whose parents applied on time for their admission to Gauteng schools are yet to be placed but the provincial department of...

New expo at Marselle for the kids

The Ndlambe Education Expo is an important event for the school children in our rural areas and is one taking place on Thursday April 20...
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El Shaddai juniors get audience clapping along

El Shaddai pupils, from left, Beate Leask, Sian Phillips, Faith Bagley, Sarah Dollery, Rayah Dollery and Kaelyn Havenga singing Fight Song, to enthusiastic audience...
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Happy Hours takes it outside

NATIONAL outdoor Education Day means children learning, not in a stuffy classroom, but in the outdoors, playing in the mud or scaling a wall...
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Aviation awareness at Marselle

https://youtu.be/LAe9cDFsLOk Members of the SANDF on-board a BK117 helicopter backed her up in order to land and take part in the Aviation Awareness Day, held...

‘Hideous’ attack on Bhongweni pupil

Eight-year-old boy victim of alleged rape in school toilet POLICE are investigating a case of statutory rape after an eight-year-old boy at Bhongweni Primary School...

Kenton Primary diamond celebration

Kenton Primary School is celebrating its 60th birthday this month, and had a show at the Kenton Town Hall on Friday evening to show...

Port Alfred Soup Kitchen gets R80,000 donation from Stenden students

TK MTIKI and JON HOUZET A FASTING fundraising drive by NHL Stenden University students in the Netherlands has netted R80,000 for the Port Alfred Soup...

PAHS a hive of activity

REHEARSALS for Port Alfred High School’s forthcoming musical, Fame, took place throughout the week. The target set by the SA National Blood Service of 24...

Day Zero will not close schools‚ Zille promises

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has made a commitment that government schools in her province will not shut down come Day Zero. “Whatever happens‚ we...
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