School principals must be declared an essential service - DA

2017-09-22 06:08

The DA says it wants school principals to be declared an essential service.

15-year-old Joburg pupil stabbed by fellow learner dies

2017-09-21 20:48

The 15-year-old Johannesburg pupil who was stabbed with a screwdriver by a fellow pupil at school, has died, police say.

CPUT lecture theatre targeted by arsonists

2017-09-20 19:18

A lecture theatre at the Cape Town campus of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology has been set alight, following similar attacks at the institution's Mowbray and Bellville campuses.

Boy dies after allegedly being bullied at Benoni school

2017-09-20 13:53

A 13-year-old boy, who was allegedly bullied at a school in Benoni, has died after complaining of severe headaches, police say.

Mpumalanga maths guru launches free classes for young pupils

2017-09-20 06:50

Jerry Mbowane, who has helped matriculants in Mpumalanga pass with distinctions in maths and science for decades, has launched a new learning project targeting younger pupils.

Road safety education must be part of school curriculum – Mpumalanga pupils

2017-09-19 16:05

Pupils competing in the Mpumalanga Provincial Participatory Education Techniques Competition have called for road safety education to be included in the schools' curriculum.

Students await Zuma’s verdict on tertiary fees

2017-09-17 05:57

President Jacob Zuma’s delay in releasing the Heher commission report on the feasibility of free higher education has left tertiary students worried that institutions could increase fees next year.

KZN businessman in court for defrauding EC Education department

2017-09-16 12:04

A Durban-based businessman made a brief appearance in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on Friday for allegedly defrauding the Eastern Cape department of Education of R24-million.

Corporal punishment on the rise, says Motshekga

2017-09-15 19:50

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says corporal punishment appears to be on the rise in schools, despite it being against the law for more than two decades.


Ekurhuleni needs its own university - mayor

2017-09-21 21:39

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina is convinced that the City of Ekurhuleni should get its own university.

Unemployed doctoral graduate to test the waters after finally landing internship

2017-09-21 07:03

One of the youngest doctoral graduates from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology is expected to report for the first day of his new internship at the City of Cape Town.

#News24 ICYMI: Robben Island Museum appears to have overlooked warning; 2 die in horror crash and Motlanthe speaks about ANC

2017-09-20 18:24

A Benoni school boy dies after complaining of severe headaches when he was hit in the head by a pupil; two crushed to death when a truck overturned and landed their car and ‘Sleeping’ Mugabe naps through US President Donald Trump’s address at the United Nations General Assembly.

ARVs for 28 Gauteng pupils after being injected at school

2017-09-20 12:33

At least 28 Gauteng school pupils have had to receive urgent antiretroviral treatment as a precaution after three grade 4 pupils pricked them with syringes.

Klipspruit-West Secondary School disruptions 'counterproductive' – Gauteng education dept

2017-09-19 21:35

The Gauteng Department of Education has described disruptions at Klipspruit-West Secondary School as unnecessary and counterproductive.

Schools turning into violent playgrounds

2017-09-19 10:14

Education MEC warns of tough action as clashes get out of hand.

Taverns a temptation for pupils

2017-09-17 05:57

Pupils bunking classes to hang around shebeens and taverns is a common problem for township schools, says the department of basic education.

It takes the whole village to raise a child

2017-09-17 00:00

One of my high school memories is of my principal ordering me to shave my dreadlocks off. I found his orders peculiar, as I saw nothing wrong with my hairstyle, writes Madimetja Mogotlane.

Catch-up plan for Vuwani students if shutdown ends

2017-09-15 20:55

The basic education department hopes that it will be able to implement a catch-up plan that will help 1 600 matriculants affected by a shutdown in Vuwani, Limpopo, as final examinations loom.

All systems go for Matric final exams

2017-09-15 19:42

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga said that all storage points for matric papers have been put to the test as almost 800 000 matriculants gear up to write their final exams.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.