Education Department in Spat with Human Rights Commission

Department told to deliver textbooks and stationery. The Department of Basic Education is embroiled in a spat with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), which has criticised the department’s failure to deliver stationery and textbooks in Limpopo. In the statement released on Friday, the SAHRC gave Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga until Thursday to 

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Article of the Day: A Simple Lie Detection Technique You Can Actually Use

“Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.” –Mark Twain Much research has tested the reliability of various lie detection techniques. Some methods are quite effective – if you’re properly trained and if you apply these skills frequently. However, there is no lie detection “magic bullet” that works every time and 

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UK University Researchers May Have Found Anti-Fake News Tool

Cambridge University researchers have created psychological tools that can combat fake news. Apparently, mixing misinformation with actual facts can help cancel out the effects of bogus claims. BBC reported that researchers at Cambridge University have suggested that “pre-emptively exposing” readers to small bits of misinformation can negate the effects of fake news. The study’s lead 

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Two out of 10 matrics will get into university

Cape Town – Only two out of 10 matriculants can expect to be accepted into universities in the 2017 academic calendar, a leading tax body estimates. Stiaan Klue, executive dean and chief executive of The Tax Faculty, believes low acceptance rates into universities “are becoming more of a reality today”. However, he urged prospective students 

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