Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 hours ago

Education experts advise graduates on job search
Education experts advise graduates on job search

With SA's high unemployment rate and many candidates competing for limited opportunities, the job search can be a daunting task. Two education experts advise graduates saying that, with the right approach, a search can result in success faster than expected.

21 hours ago

Dr Sibusiso Sibisi
Dr Sibusiso Sibisi to head up Wits Business School

The University of the Witwatersrand has announced that Dr Sibusiso Sibisi has been appointed as director and head of the Wits Business School (WBS) as of January 2018.

21 hours ago

Bigger better faster more no more
Bigger better faster more no more

I firmly believe that you get the most out of a lab prac if you do it yourself. It is more satisfying and meaningful. You almost feel like a pioneer. Science is never perfect so your results are usually distinctive. Mix in some natural egoism, and your experiment becomes extra special and memorable.

By Peter Horszowski, Issued by Pert Industrials 1 day ago

Online help for matrics to get into varsity
Online help for matrics to get into varsity

The Central Applications Clearing House (CACH) online application service for matriculants, who struggled to secure a place at the educational institution of their choice, will open from 5 January - 28 February 2018.

1 day ago

Gauteng Education refutes claims of teacher retrenchments
Gauteng Education refutes claims of teacher retrenchments

The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has refuted claims by members of trade union Solidarity that some teachers will lose jobs in 2018.

2 days ago

PIRLS report shows 80% of SA children struggle to read at appropriate level
PIRLS report shows 80% of SA children struggle to read at appropriate level

The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016 report - the international comparative reading assessment conducted by the University of Pretoria (UP) researchers at the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) locally - has shown there has been no significant progress in national primary school reading literacy in South Africa, since the last report in 2011. South Africa placed last out of the 50 countries participating in the study at fourth grade level, with the Russian Federation and Singapore being the top achievers.

2 days ago

Good news for job seeking graduates
Good news for job seeking graduates

Cabinet has approved the Public Service Graduate Recruitment Scheme Framework.

8 Dec 2017

Student leaders adamant Rhodes name must go
Student leaders adamant Rhodes name must go

Student leaders say there is no justification for retaining the name Rhodes University and students will protest against it.

By Charlotte Mathews 7 Dec 2017

Dr. Nkululeko Nyangiwe. Image: Sonja Matthee
Dr Nyangiwe's doctoral studies shed light on distribution and ecology of ticks

Name a tick, any tick, and Dr Nkululeko Nyangiwe of Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape will probably be able to tell you where you will find it in South Africa and in which type of vegetation. Since 2012, he has been working on his part-time doctorate in entomology about the distribution and ecology of ticks that are of economic importance to cattle farmers in South Africa and Namibia, and especially also in the Eastern Cape. Over the last five years, he has painstakingly collected more than 8,000 ticks from cattle on 80 farms across South Africa.

7 Dec 2017

photo credit- Mona Ewees, Breteau Foundation
Educational apps boost KZN learners

After three years of intervention at Zilungisele Primary in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal and several similar schools, a principal's survey showed a reduction in absenteeism and a higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Xander educational apps.

7 Dec 2017

Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans
Africa Code Week 2017 empowers 1.3 million young Africans

Africa Code Week this year empowered 1.3 million youth across 35 countries with basic coding skills. This is also a 203% increase over the 2016 iteration, which had seen nearly 427,000 youth trained across 30 African countries.

7 Dec 2017