19 C
Port Elizabeth
Saturday, November 25, 2017

University physics research benefits from R5.3m investment

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s physics’ research profile has been raised thanks to the acquisition of a key instrument for material analysis, valued at...

Call for cellphones to be banned at schools

The National Association of School Governing Bodies (NASGB) wants a ban on children using cellphones at South Africa's schools. According to a report in the...

Nearly two thirds of students don’t pay school fees

Almost two-thirds of pupils do not pay school fees in South Africa, Statistics SA (StatsSA) said today. "Of these, 96.5 percent attended no-fee schools," according...

ANCYL: No plan for free education

It is disturbing that an effective plan for free education has not been developed, the ANC Youth League said on Thursday. "To date the minister...

Zille apologises for refugee comment

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has apologised for referring to Eastern Cape pupils who flocked to her province for better education as 'refugees', it...

Mannya still superintendent general of EC education

Modidima Mannya remains superintendent general of the Eastern Cape education department, premier Noxolo Kiviet's office has reported following media reports that the ANC wanted...

Parents and teachers closed down Bay school

Parents and teachers forced a prominent Northern Areas high school in Nelson Mandela Bay to close their doors yesterday after embarking on protest action...

ANC: Eastern Cape schools prove Zille wrong

The number of pupils from the around the country enrolled in Eastern Cape schools disproved DA leader Helen Zille's "refugee" comments, according to the ...

Two years on and primary school still has no roof

A primary school near Weltevrede, in Mpumalanga, has been asking the education department for a new roof and decent toilet facilities since August 2010. A...

NMMU to honour four outstanding citizens during graduation ceremony

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will honour four outstanding citizens who have been nominated by various faculties. The four candidates, Activist and Bishop of the Ethiopian...

Weather

Port Elizabeth
few clouds
19 ° C
19 °
19 °
68%
5.1kmh
20%
Sat
17 °
Sun
19 °
Mon
18 °
Tue
22 °
Wed
21 °

Currency

ZAR - South African Rand
USD
13.9934
GBP
18.6490
EUR
16.6200
AUD
10.6641
CNY
2.1186
JPY
0.1257