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Report uploaded on: Oct 8, 2015

October Writing Workshop

The CNA held a writing workshop during the October  holidays to work on new stories which will be published in October.


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Nov 14, 2015

Class War Looms as Pupils Suffer Racism in Schools

By Habiba Abbasi, Christy Chitengu, Mbali Mathanjana, Balungile Memani and Esther Sibanda.

In this thought-provoking piece, CNA journalists speak to pupils from some of Joburg's most highly ranked high schools to explore issues of racism including institutionalised racism in some of these racially mixed schools. This report comes at a time when the annual Children's Gauge reveals racial inequalities within the schooling system. 


Nov 6, 2015

Young people raise funds for Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

By Esther Sibanda, Mbali Mathanjana and Balungile Memani

In the lead up to Children’s Day, celebrated on 7 November, the Nelson Mandela Children’s Trust (NMCT) calls on children to play a part in realising Tata Madiba’s dream of building a children’s hospital. 


Nov 2, 2015

Dump junk Food to spare yourself obesity

By Christy Chitengu

It may have gone unnoticed byt National Obesity Week was observed in South Arica in October and children an


Oct 8, 2015

Pupils Speak Out: Jo’burg libraries not easy to navigate

By David Banza

This article is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they encounter in their schools. The series offers pupils a chance to be part of the debate about South Africa’s education system.


Sep 16, 2015

Pupils Speak Out: Resources and pupil behaviour

By Various Pupils

The article you are about to read is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they encounter in their schools. The series offers pupils a chance to be part of the debate about South Africa’s education system.This piece is part of a three-part series of summaries of discussions Gauteng pupils had about race-related issues at their schools. At...


Sep 9, 2015

Pupils Speak Out: Rich and poor schools

By Various Pupils

The article you are about to read is part of a weekly series of comment pieces written by South African pupils about the problems they encounter in their schools. The series offers pupils a chance to be part of the debate about South Africa’s education system. This piece is part of a three-part series of summaries of discussions pupils had about race-related issues at their schools. At the time...