Principals are continuously challenged in their role as leaders of a school community. The current education landscape in South Africa is varied and dynamic, requiring senior level educators to display various personal and professional skills to lead the way as thought leaders, innovators and change agents in their schools.
Debates by Africans from all walks of life are reaffirming pan-Africanism as a guide to action and the foundation for Africa’s renaissance, African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said on the eve of the AU’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
As a continent, Africa needs to pause and reflect on the history of the past 50 years and begin to develop lessons for the next 50 years, National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel said at the African Renaissance Conference in Durban on Thursday.
South Africa will continue with its engagements in support of peace and stability in Africa in order to help ensure the food security and survival of the people of the continent, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
South African scientists, with government backing, are working on a project to recycle disused telecommunications dishes spread out over a number of African countries in order to create an African-owned network of radio telescopes.
Multiple images of Nelson Mandela will appear in Paris from 29 May to 6 July as part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 and 2013, which aims to celebrate Mandela’s relationship with the people of France and breathe fresh life into a story well told.
South African Sevens captain Frankie Horne played a record 50th consecutive tournament in London earlier this month. In a cruel and ironic twist, he will miss the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow next month because of injury.
South African cyclist Daryl Impey, riding for UCI ProTeam Orica-GreenEDGE, sprinted to victory in stage two of the five-day International Bayern-Rundfahrt in Bavaria, Germany on Thursday, just ahead of Team MTN-Qhubeka’s Gerald Ciolek.
Botswana is a resources rich, economically and politically stable country with a strong economy and an enviable credit rating. It is capitalising on all of this to build its brand and grow the nation as an economic powerhouse. Synergies with its neighbours are part of the plan. • Deals a-plenty at fifth BRICS summit
A Cape Town christian group of men have formed an experiential learning strategy to help the former general of the 26 gang, Ricky Roberts, and Khayalitcha pastors to rehabilitate young men who are getting involved in gangs in the poorer areas of Cape Town.