tertiary education

Education Africa’s Mr Urdang is a recipient of the 2018 Klaus J Jacobs Award

Education is an integral part of building a strong, stable society, that enables an optimistic future for all. As universally celebrated and the first...

South Africa’s universities

South Africa's universities and other academic and technical tertiary institutions are some of the best on the continent and in the world. At the cutting edge of research in various academic, technology, medicine, law and business spheres, the country's public higher education institutions offer a range of study and research options for local and international students.

A first for Africa: graduating with an indigenous knowledge degree

It’s Africa Month so we take a look at the degree in indigenous knowledge systems offered at North West University. The first batch of...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

A helping hand for our youth

Pastor Babongile Moto has dedicated her time and energy to helping youth in Port Elizabeth fulfil their potential and overcome some of the challenges...

Send your Budget 2017 tips to Gordhan

As Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan prepares to table the country’s annual Budget in Parliament tomorrow, 22 February, ordinary citizens have been asked to share...

South Africa’s economy not declining but it faces difficulties

In the current challenging economic climate, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), delivered to Parliament on 26 October 2016, focused...

Role of tertiary sector in shaping the nation brand

Sulaiman Philip In the ongoing Nation Brand Forum University Dialogues, a panel at the University of Pretoria (UP) spoke about the role of the tertiary...

South African academics: uncertainty affecting nation brand

Indepth analysis by some of the country's top academics highlighted domestic issues influencing the reputation and competitiveness of the nation's brand, at a Brand...

Kliptown Youth Program helps township youth excel

The Kliptown Youth Program also provides children with sandwiches for breakfast and warm meals in the afternoons when they are done with school. (Images:...