Four out of five Grade 4 children in SA cannot comprehend what they read, that is 78% of the pupils are illiterate, according to an international literacy study.
Stephen spoke to Professor Brahm Fleisch from the Wits School of Education who said many teachers were struggling to implement the curriculum.
The ANC's national leadership has endorsed the Free State ANC elective conference which re-elected Ace Magashule unopposed, saying that the gathering was held "within the spirit of the ANC".
The party also says that it will defend the Free State elective conference against any court action to avoid disputes in the province spilling over to the national gathering at Nasrec.
In April, the High Court in Pretoria ordered government to revoke its notice to withdrawn from the ICC.
Stephen spoke to the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Michael Masutha, who explained why South Africa wants to withdraw from the ICC.
State-owned arms dealer Denel does not have enough money to pay its staff their December salaries.
The sugar tax forms part of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Revenue Law Amendment Bill.
The Abantu Book Festival is on from 7-10 December 2017 at the Eyethu Lifestyle Centre and Soweto Theatre.
Corruption Watch says a collaborative approach is needed to combat corruption on all levels.
A full bench in the High Court ordered President Zuma to personally pay the costs of his failed bid to stop the release of the Public Protectors state capture report.
Judge Dustan Mlambo described the president as reckless, that he abused the judicial process and showed disregard for the constitutional duties of the Public Protector.