Cosas demands still water for Gauteng schools - department

2017-03-15 21:35

The Congress of South African Students has made a demand for "still water" at schools in a memorandum to the Gauteng education department.

Pupil in Cosas march dies after being pinned between two buses

2016-09-30 17:23

A 17-year-old has died after he was pinned between two buses during a Cosas march in Sandton, say police.

Lesufi must sober up - Cosas

2016-08-30 19:14

The Congress of South African Students has expressed dissatisfaction with the 21 days given to the committee that is investigating racism allegations at Pretoria High School for Girls.

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.


Pretoria Girls High pupils were victims of racism - MEC

2016-12-03 08:19

Black pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls were victims of racism and the school’s hair policy was enforced without sensitivity, Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said.

Cosas gives WCED deadline for new Khayelitsha school principal

2016-09-10 16:09

The Congress of SA Students has given the Western Cape Education Department until Monday to assign a new principal to Joe Slovo Secondary School in Khayelitsha or "there will be action".

'Lazy' Sasco using high schoolers for Fees Must Fall – Cosas

2016-08-16 19:36

The Congress of South African Students has claimed that the SA Students Congress dragged schoolchildren into Fees Must Fall demonstrations without getting consent from their parents or Cosas.

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.

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