Local Books Open Worlds for City Kids

Updated: Sat 3 Jan, 01:21 pm

The Children's Book Project had been publishing children's books since 1991. But there was still an acute shortage in schools and public libraries, and it shows: illiteracy among students in primary … read more »

South Africa: Limpopo Textbook Saga Haunts Ministry

Updated: Fri 22 Jun, 06:53 am 2012

The basic education minister expressed her shock after learning of the non-delivery of textbooks for Grade 10 pupils in Limpopo. read more »

The Bold and Reckless Life of Barack Obama's Father

Updated: Mon 1 Aug, 08:29 am 2011

Excerpts from a new biography of Barack Obama, Sr., Kenyan father of the President of the United States. read more »