The Phumlani Nkontwana Foundation aims to foster an enabling educational environment in South Africa by capacitating teachers and inspiring scholars from under-resourced public schools to excel.
Commuters battling the traffic between Johannesburg and Pretoria now have the option of taking the luxury rail route - the Tshwane Business Express will make the trip between the two cities in one hour.
The 27th April should be the most symbolically significant and strategically relevant public holiday on our annual calendar of public holidays. It was on that day in 1994 that legalized racial discrimination and oppression was voted out of our public life and policy. It should not only be a day of remembrance and rejoicing but of reflection and debate on the significance of adult suffrage and its role in democratic policy making. One feels a sense of dread that the survey mentioned might reveal a great deal of ignorance, even indifference about the significance of non-racial adult suffrage in the lives of the two age cohorts mentioned. Why?