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African Female Scholars Share Virtual Lifeline

(December 21st, 2006)

Female faculty are rare at African universities, but the Internet helps university women exchange ideas and moral support. It provides what some participants call a “virtual feminist university.”

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Teaching the young ones

(November 24th, 2005)

When Letta Sibiya began teaching in Johannesburg’s Alexandra township 15 years ago, she was a young single mother entering the workforce reluctantly, out of financial necessity. Over time, though, she discovered a passion and enthusiasm for working with children. Now a grade one teacher, Sibiya says that the benefits of teaching go far beyond monetary wages.

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