Nal’ibali, the South African reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is inviting caregivers across the country to partake in World Read Aloud Day, where the chosen book was authored by a University of Cape Town (UCT) alum. The official South African story this year, Fly, everyone (Afrika), fly, was commissioned by Nal’ibali and written by Sihle […]

Social investments during childhood, such as investment in education and the attitudinal climate, will shape future careers. In early childhood, the mother’s encouraging attitude towards financial independence predicts becoming an entrepreneur or a university graduate. Growing up in a farming family predicts entrepreneurship, and good success at school predicts higher education. […]

Macron was meeting a group of students at Paris-Saclay university, to hear their complaints and concerns over issues raised by Covid-19 restrictions, such as loneliness and despair over the economic downturn impacting their job prospects. Students, like everyone else, are subject to a 6pm-to-6am curfew. “You need to take care of each other,” he said, […]