Articles containing the tag ‘education
By Victoria Voloshina On Monday, August 28th, 2017

How to write a motivation letter: 4 common mistakes

Main principles of how to write a motivation letter If you are a student and have only started looking for a job, you may not be quite sure what the difference is between a resume, a cover letter and a motivati... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Mixed Reactions to 2015 Budget Speech

There have been mixed reactions to the budget speech by the Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene that was presented in the South African parliament on Wednesday afternoon. While some economists have welcomed the spe... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Water Crisis Looming In South Africa

It has recently emerged that there is a report on a looming water crisis that has been ignored by the powers that be and has only been released recently after having been put together more than a year ago. In a... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Gauteng Pupils Cause Chaos In Johannesburg CBD

Gauteng school pupils gathered in mass at 13:00 in Johannesburg CBD, looting street vendors and allegedly causing havoc in stores in the area. Police have stated that the reason for the strike was reportedly to... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, June 16th, 2014

South Africa Celebrates Youth Day

South Africa celebrates youth day today in commemoration of the 38th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto uprisings. On this day, 38 years ago, a group of schoolchildren set off from Morris Isaacson, located in Orlan... Read more »
By Laikyn Setloboko On Monday, September 9th, 2013

Miss Congo Takes Part in the Annual Zulu Reed Dance

The lovely Olga Yumba, known to many as miss Vodacom, recently touched down Durban to take part in the annual Zulu reed dance, which was held in Nongoma  and hosted by King Goodwill Zwelithini. The 26 year old... Read more »
By Mohapi Kamohelo On Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Is the Education crisis to blame for unemployment?

Just over two months ago we celebrated youth month (June) in commemoration of the youth of 1976 that left their mark in the sand of history, one that is recognized and hailed by many across the globe. This part... Read more »
By Nicolette Chinomona On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

South Africa Needs to Create Job Opportunities for New Graduates

As the nation celebrates youths this month, serious thought should be given to how exactly the nation is helping youths achieve their dreams. In recent years there’s been a strong push to motivate the youth t... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

SA Youth Simply Need Access to Information to Improve Their Lives

As we commemorate Youth Day, millions of young people across the country are faced with unemployment and poverty. Yesterday President Jacob Zuma said the youth must not waste time by waiting to improve their li... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Monday, June 10th, 2013

UCT Would Not Have Concealed Joseph Khohlokoane’s Results From Employers

Last week I read about a former UCT student, Joseph Khohlokoane, who finished his degree in 1996 but only graduated on Friday, 7 June 2013 (17 years later) because he could not settle his outstanding fees and ... Read more »