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Ravneet Chadha And The Film Subira

Ravneet “Sippy” Chadha is an Indian residing in Nairobi. A qualified and experienced financial adviser, Ravneet, found her true calling in film making. Her  short film, ʻSubira
 won 15 awards both
 within Africa and
 internationally. It is a movie about an 11-year-old Muslim girl who comes of age and is expected to conform to the rules of the community. The ... Read More »

Editor’s Peek – Shaila Sam

Shaila would like to call herself a perceptive communication professional who has been successful in understanding the pulse of her target audience while crafting a message!  A career communication and marketing person, she enjoys writing, painting, poetry, traveling, cooking and meeting people.  She is passionate about conservation of nature, wildlife, gender and child related issues. She has held senior positions ... Read More »

Great Teachers Don’t Teach

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GREAT TEACHERS DON’T TEACH… By Ben Johnson HS Principal, consultant, author and instructional learning coach In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, “What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?” I read quite a few excellent remarks that describe what such a teacher does to be effective. I couldn’t help thinking about some of my best teachers. I had an amazing psychology ... Read More »

Top trends in tertiary education in South Africa in 2013

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The need for higher and further education and training in South Africa is intensifying in the face of an extremely competitive job market and a national unemployment rate of 25%. However, a number of challenges affect the provision of education, from limited resources to continuing technological developments, the growth of niche education and distance learning, the relationships between employers and ... Read More »

The Khan Academy

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Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-school-er, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly ... Read More »

Top 10 Universities in Africa

View the Gallery…Click Here University of Cape Town This school was at the top of all the lists we studied that ranked universities in Africa. It was established in 1829 and grew substantially after the discovery of gold and diamonds in South Africa’s northern territory. Actor Akin Omotoso, who has starred in Generations and Jacob’s Cross on The Africa Channel, ... Read More »

Eastern Cape Editorial

Calling a region the Eastern Cape in a country that is in the southern part of Africa is somewhat intriguing – that was the first thought. But the fact is that the Eastern Cape is one of the provinces in South Africa. And, when I travelled this region, it was exciting to see what was there on offer from the ... Read More »

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Manoj Panicker came to SA in 1990, and has been in the education industry as a lecturer with Walter Sisulu University. He now works as a Manager in the EDC division of the university. Manoj is married and lives with his wife and two children, in Uhmtata. Hosted by : Jeffery Savio Titus Onam-Listen Now Read More »

Art by Terry Flynn

Nahoon Beach and reef by Terry Flynn

TERRY FLYNN, born in 1952 in Cape Town is a painter of seascapes, landscapes He graduated in BA in HDE from Rhodes University in 1987. He has been involved in the art world on many levels-as a practicing artist as well as a facilitator/educator. He has also been socially active and taught up to 30 children from Duncan Village and ... Read More »

Art by Margery Bradfield

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Margery Bradfield brings to her work her varied roles in life, exploring the rich values of her own soul. Uniquely autobiographical, her work is also archetypal in both content and presence. The viewer becomes a participator in a unique individual and at the same time being drawn towards his or her own life story and images. Areo Plane Angel   ... Read More »

Art By Leon Du Preez

Leon du Preez, Seascape, oil on canvas

Leon Du Preez, a curator of the Ann Bryant Art Gallery, was born in East London in 1967. He completed his National diploma in Fine Art at the East London College and a B-Tech degree in Fine Art from the Port Elizabeth Technikon in 2003. He has a passion for Painting and drawing. His recent work focuses on the Eastern ... Read More »

Art by Greg Schultz

Position of Anticipation, oil, charcoal, paper, ink and glue on canvas, 160x270cm, Private Collection - Copy

Greg Schultz is a full time artist who resides on the banks of the Kwelera River in the South-Eastern Cape. He draws his inspiration from the estuarine environment, where His work portrays an acute awareness of the historical, geographical and political implications of style and aesthetics in landscape conventions. Position of Anticipation Read More »

Art By Dinisile Qapa

Dinile Qapa, Dump Site, Charcoal on paper

Dinisile Qapa (Ndungwana), a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) graduate from Rhodes University, was born in Grahams-town in 1976. Now he lives and works in East London. His favourite media is painting and printmaking. His work is inspired by people’s daily lives and he likes to create rural and urban landscapes which show people’s energy and positive outlook in life. ... Read More »

Art By Buntu Qunia

Buntu Qina, Figures in a landscape, Oil on canvas

Buntu Qina was born in the Eastern Cape in 1982. Born with an interest in art, he studied art during his schooling. His creative passion is expressed through Charcoal, Graphite, Chalk Pastels, Acrylics, Oils and Clay. His forte lies in portraits with Landscapes, Seascapes, Cityscape, and Still life. Buntu Qina – Self Portrait The Herder African Landscape Read More »

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