Category: Education

A personal tribute to Comrade Edna Molewa

Many of us at a personal, professional and political level, have our memories of comrade Edna Molewa. It speaks volumes about the multi-dimensional human being that she was, that so many of us can relate our own exper iences of how she contributed to so…

Literacy in a digital world

As a nation we must all agree that basic education is indeed at the heart of building a South African nation for a better and prosperous future. International Literacy Day celebrated yesterday (08 September 2018), under the theme: “Literacy in a digital world: Taking measures…

Yes, no woman, no cry

R*E*S*P*E*C*T demanded the queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, in what became an anthem for the struggle for gender equality in the 70s and 80s. There was a rising optimism, globally, that perhaps finally we were gaining momentum toward gender equality. 1979 heralded the United Nations…