Quality education must be for all, not just the few - Cosas

2016-03-18 21:15

The Congress of SA students says it wants access to quality basic education to be for all students across the country, and not just those living in well-performing provinces.

Malema 'a balloon of Heineken', Maimane 'a fake Obama' - Cosas

2015-09-05 15:01

Secretary general of the Congress of South African Students Khulekani Sikhosana has vowed to go after EFF leader, Julius Malema.

ANC worries over pig's head protest

2014-11-01 10:02

The ANC has expressed concern at the action by Cosas members who placed a pig's head in the meat section of a Woolworths store.

Cosas protesters put pigs heads in Woolies kosher section

2014-10-24 13:22

The Congress of SA Students has provoked anger after members protested Israel’s actions in Gaza by placing the heads of pigs in the kosher section of Woolworths stores.

ANCYL condemns Joburg pupils' protest

2014-07-31 19:45

The ANC Youth League has condemned the looting and vandalism of shops and stalls in the Johannesburg central business district by protesting schoolchildren.

UDM outraged by attack on Madonsela

2014-03-27 17:52

The United Democratic Movement has accused the ANC and its affiliates of waging an aggressive and concerted campaign to undermine trust in the public protector.

ANCYL, Cosas must answer for Madonsela remarks

2014-03-24 11:27

The ANC Youth League and student body Cosas must explain their "disparaging" comments about Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, the governing party says.

Low voter registration among youth

2013-10-20 21:01

A low percentage of people between the ages of 18 and 35 have registered for the forthcoming general elections, the Progressive Youth Alliance says.

Student congress threatens rape castration

2013-07-23 14:27

The Congress of SA Students has threatened to castrate rapists because they don’t want communities to “live in fear” anymore.

Cosas against education as essential service

2013-02-05 13:37

The Congress of SA Students says it is against education being declared an essential service.


Cosas rallies behind Zuma, warns his detractors to back off

2016-03-18 19:00

Congress of SA Students president Zama Khanyase has told hundreds of pupils gathered at their convention in Soweto that critics of President Jacob Zuma will face the wrath of the organisation.

Grandfathers are guarding our schools - Cosas

2015-07-23 21:55

Government is employing "grandfathers" to guard South Africa's schools, compromising pupil's safety in the process, the Congress of SA Students has said.

Woolworths: Pig’s head incident appalling

2014-10-24 14:32

Retailer Woolworths says it is appalled by the actions of Congress of SA Students members who placed a pig’s head in the kosher section of the store’s Sea Point, Cape Town, branch.

Cosas condemns use of education to protest

2014-08-29 21:06

The Congress of SA Students has condemned the use of education as a lever during protests.

1000s turn out for Mamelodi march

2014-04-11 13:23

Thousands of school pupils from various schools in Mamelodi in Pretoria have participated in a march in support of a schoolgirl allegedly raped by her teacher, the Congress of SA Students says.

Cosas retracts Madonsela nose comment

2014-03-25 14:21

Student body Cosas has retracted its comment that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has a "big, ugly nose" after a scolding from the ANC, but it did not apologise.

Cosas welcomes Soobrayan ruling

2014-02-20 12:27

Students group Cosas has welcomed the disciplinary hearing ruling that basic education department director general Bobby Soobrayan is not guilty of wrongdoing.

ANC warns Cosas about rape remarks

2013-07-23 21:32

The ANC has called on Cosas not to take the law into its own hands by castrating rapists.

Sadtu wants education DG fired

2013-02-12 19:54

Disgruntled SA Democratic Teachers' Union members have protested in Pretoria, demanding the axing of basic education director general Bobby Soobrayan.

Cosas wants failed pupil promoted

2013-01-17 14:37

The Gauteng education department says it is dealing with a demand by Cosas that a Grade 11 pupil be promoted even though he failed, and has denied that classes are being disrupted.

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