If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Showers late. More sun than clouds. Mild.
Bottom-of-the-table Maritzburg United secured a precious victory at fellow strugglers Black Leopards to keep their slim survival hopes alive in the Absa Premiership.
It is not fair to keep teenagers out of the political discourse. Seeing that they could possibly vote in the next national election, we should be thankful for their awareness, writes Gielie Hoffmann.
An internal disciplinary hearing of three Maritzburg College boys, who showed allegiance to the EFF, will be put on hold while the Department of Education launches a full-scale investigation into multiple allegations of racism at the school, a spokesperson has said.
Kevin Pietersen has taken to Twitter to lambast Maritzburg College, his alma mater, tweeting a photo of pupils with banners supporting the EFF.
The Maritzburg College School Governing Body (SGB) has said that it welcomes a decision by the KZN Education Department to investigate allegations of racism at the school.
The furore continues over a tweet showing three Maritzburg College pupils in uniform supporting the EFF and calling for land to be returned.
The Economic Freedom Fighters have rallied behind Maritzburg College pupils, saying the school must drop the charges against them with immediate effect.
A picture of pupils at a top Pietermaritzburg school displaying shirts with slogans in support of the EFF on them has raised the ire of a former international cricketer.
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