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South Africa: Higher Education Minister shocked by senseless killing of university professor

Thuletho Zwane South Africa’s Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor has expressed shock at the senseless killing of the University of Zululand’s Professor...

Africa cannot industrialise without a strong focus on education

Thuletho Zwane The consensus among world leaders is that for Africa to truly industrialise, African states should heavily invest in education. President of World Bank Dr....

Outgoing UCT vice-chancellor farewell cut short by protesting students

Jenna Etheridge A farewell event for outgoing University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Max Price was cut short on Monday afternoon after a group of...

Nigerian university graduates find it tough in job market

Daily Trust Minister of State for Education Professor Anthony Anwuka last week proposed a one-year post-graduation training to be offered in some specialized institutions in...

Pandor: Private sector can pay for post-graduates

Tamar Kahn Higher Education and Training minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday conceded the government’s new free higher education policy had not made provision for post-graduate...

Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

Jan Gerber Fully subsidised bursaries for students from poor and working-class backgrounds present an opportunity for all South African universities and colleges to be at...

Eight years for striking one match

Bongekile Macupe  Khaya Cekeshe badly wanted to study law at the University of the Witwatersrand but his parents couldn’t afford the fees. After doing one year...

State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Annie Cebulski A R39.3-million three-storey library is set to open this year in Dunoon. The service is much needed. Schools in the area, such as Inkwenkwezi Secondary...

UCT to become ‘unapologetically African’ under new vice-chancellor

Tshego Lepule The incoming vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), Mamokgethi Phakeng, is on a mission to ensure that the institution realises the...

Kenya: lecturers resume work amid crackdown by universities

Ouma Wanzala A number of lecturers have started to resume work although at a slow pace as universities crack down on those who are defiant. At...
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