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UFS launches Academy for Multilingualism
UFS launches Academy for MultilingualismArticle

With the aim of promoting Sesotho, isiZulu, and Afrikaans on institutional and social levels, the UFS has established an Academy for Multilingualism...

25 Mar 2021

Chef Chantel Dartnall to close Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Hotel in 2021
Chef Chantel Dartnall to close Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Hotel in 2021Article

Chef Chantel Dartnall will be closing Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Hotel. The restaurant's final service will be dinner on Friday, 26 March 2021...

7 Dec 2020

Centre to broaden digital footprint of SA's languages
Centre to broaden digital footprint of SA's languagesArticle

Higher Education and Science and Technology Deputy Minister Buti Manamela will on Wednesday launch the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) in Potchefstroom, North West...

5 Aug 2019

Tuks names new Vice-Chancellor
Tuks names new Vice-ChancellorArticle

Professor Tawana Kupe has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria...

22 Nov 2018

Accelerated Reader Intervention Programme
Accelerated Reader Intervention ProgrammeArticle

Illiteracy is one of the major challenges that African countries grapple with and South Africa is no exception. In 2016 South Africa was ranked last in the International Reading Literacy Study (Pirls) survey...

Carol Dwyer and Russell Chisango, Issued by False Bay College 5 Nov 2018

Kiswahili to be introduced to SA's curriculum
Kiswahili to be introduced to SA's curriculumArticle

Starting in 2020, South African learners will have the option to take up Kiswahili as an optional second additional language...

17 Sep 2018

Exciting Artscape programme celebrates democracy throughout the year
Exciting Artscape programme celebrates democracy throughout the yearArticle

The 2014/15 programme of Artscape's Audience Development and Education Department (ADE) intends to foster multi-cultural consciousness while honouring the legacy of Mandela.

16 Jan 2014

[2013 trends] The old 'new' rules for language
[2013 trends] The old 'new' rules for languageArticle

Here's my list of old 'new' language rules for 2013: things that have evolved over the last few years, things pro writers are using in certain contexts and things you will see more and more in today's writing, now that you know what to look for. [Please note: the listed items are to be used only in light of the mini-disclaimer at the bottom.]

Tiffany Markman 15 Jan 2013

WC Education Department rolling out a 'record-breaking' 2 million textbooks to schoolsArticle

The Western Cape government has issued a statement to the effect that it believes in the primacy of the textbook, and building textbook-rich schools is one of its top priorities.

25 Nov 2011

Varsity course promotes African languagesArticle

The University of Limpopo has a course that encourages multilingualism and the promotion of African languages.

12 Jul 2011

WALE 2010 kicks offArticle

Music at its best is offered by the jam-packed Wits Arts and Literature Experience, WALE 2010 programme, together with a full programme of visual exhibitions, film, documentaries and workshops, combined with the literature events, film showings, discussions and many other arts events.

21 Apr 2010

Poets to take the gloves off at the Wits Poetry SlamArticle

The Wits Poetry Slam is being held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009. The Wits School of Literature and Language Studies and The Weekender invite you to come to experience it yourself, and then score the poets.

4 Sep 2009

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