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South Africa’s finance minister blames former president for VAT hike

Gaye Davis Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has singled out former President Jacob Zuma’s sudden introduction of fee-free higher education as one of the main reasons for the decision to increase Value...

South Africa: Former president Jacob Zuma speaks to black school pupils

Mxolisi Mngadi Former president Jacob Zuma has encouraged black school pupils to follow fields of studies that will empower them to participate "fully" in the...

‘Why did we take over 20 years?’ – Zuma on free education

Thuletho Zwane Former President Jacob Zuma gave a lecture in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday where he took the opportunity to slam South Africa’s governing party, the...

Education for black people in SA is in a terrible state

Gugu Nonjinge On December 16, 2017, former president Jacob Zuma announced that government would be phasing in fully subsidised higher education and training for poor...

Nsfas to receive more money from government

Mary Jane Mphahlele The Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor says government will cough up more money for Nsfas, including an additional R7.1...

In Pictures: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial

Thabo Mohlala Multitudes of mourners thronged the home of late ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela Mandela in Orlando West, Soweto on Wednesday. What stood out the...

Jacob Zuma tribute to Mam’Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: One of our pillars of the movement has fallen

Thabo Mohlala Former president Jacob Zuma addressed the crowd outside Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s house on Thursday. Zuma, whose speech was preceded by ululations from some of...

Land debate in South Africa is about dignity and equality – not the constitution

Steven Friedman If you want economic change in South Africa, create a crisis – then stand by to negotiate a way out of it. The country’s...

We welcome free education but we’re sceptical: Wits, UCT and UKZN SRCs

Bonile Khanyi President Jacob Zuma’s announcement for free higher education has elicited mixed reactions among student activists from various institutions in South Africa. Speaking to...

UCT students: We will meet in court, Mr. President

Thabo Mohlala With calls for the release of the Fees Commission report gaining traction, University of Cape Town (UCT)’s students are contemplating legal action to...

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Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned in the strongest terms the leaking of Physical Sciences Paper 2 exam, which was...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...

Western Cape Rethinks Matric Rage As COVID-19 Cases Rise

THE Western Cape government is closely monitoring events like Matric Rage, traditionally held on the Garden Route, as the numbers of COVID-19...
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