Zuma, SACP extend condolences after Nzimande's mother dies

2017-06-12 15:33

President Jacob Zuma and the SACP have extended their condolences to Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande after his mother died.

Protests should never be allowed outside people's homes - Nzimande

2017-05-31 22:02

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has strongly condemned protests held outside his deputy Solly Mapaila’s home.

ANC will pay for Molefe's return to Eskom - SACP

2017-05-19 17:27

Brian Molefe’s return as Eskom’s CEO is incomprehensible and the ANC will pay for it, the SACP says.

MPs lament underfunded higher education sector

2017-05-16 20:45

From across the political spectrum, MPs lamented the underfunded higher education sector after Minister of Higher Education Dr Blade Nzimande presented his department's budget.

Student protests have been challenging for department - Nzimande

2017-05-03 16:36

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said the wave of student protests experienced around the country over the last two years has challenged the department in executing its five-year plan.

Calling for Zuma to step down is not personal, says Nzimande

2017-04-30 18:08

SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande says the party’s decision to call for President Jacob Zuma to step down was not taken lightly.

Replacing Mbeki with Zuma did not solve our problems - Nzimande

2017-04-20 16:45

The SACP's Blade Nzimande has said they made a mistake by believing that removing President Thabo Mbeki and replacing him with President Jacob Zuma would resolve the problems they saw in the Mbeki presidency.

Junk status blow may be too much to deal with, warns Nzimande

2017-04-11 17:24

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says a junk status credit rating could potentially wreak havoc on the lives of workers and the poor unless South Africans work together.

Report: Seta boss lied over qualifications

2017-03-26 06:01

Complaints by disgruntled staff prompt minister to order probe.

When figures talk loudest

2017-03-05 06:01

The fees commission grilled Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday over a proposed R120bn funding shortfall needed to revamp the country’s higher education system.


Zuma 'central' in auctioning off national sovereignty, says SACP

2017-06-04 18:00

The SACP has called for the Hawks and National Prosecuting Authority to investigate the leaked emails, which purportedly show ties between President Jacob Zuma, his son Duduzane and the controversial Gupta family.

'Our comrades are threatening us' - Nzimande

2017-05-29 22:01

The SACP will not close ranks around partners in the alliance movement when things are going wrong, the party’s general secretary Blade Nzimande has told Cosatu's central committee meeting.

Shock over death of Eastern Cape medical student

2017-05-16 21:16

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is shocked by the death of an Eastern Cape medical student who almost completed his studies.

Nzimande wants probe into shortage of black professors

2017-05-16 19:14

Black professors are so scarce in South Africa that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande will set up a ministerial task team to find out what is holding black academics back.

May Day rally will show that workers love Zuma - ANCYL

2017-05-01 09:13

The ANC Youth League in the Free State says Cosatu’s May Day rally will expose the political immaturity of alliance leaders who are calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

Nzimande calls for overhaul of electoral system

2017-04-20 23:09

The country’s proportional representation system is dangerous and gives political parties too much power, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has said.

"Junk status could make university funding harder"

2017-04-12 14:27

The downgrading of the SA economy to junk status by two rating agencies might add to the dilemma of university funding.

WATCH: Blade Nzimande refuses to answer questions on Cabinet reshuffle

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, officiated at the graduation ceremony and the launch of the Education, Training and Development Practices at Umgungundlovu TVET College on Tuesday. Afterwards, he faced some tough questions. Watch.

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The time for talking with Blade is over - EFF students

2017-03-20 22:23

Members of the EFF’s student command say they will not talk to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande until he explains when free higher education will be implemented.

Nzimande hails Mbeki as one of the greatest intellectuals of the liberation movement

2017-02-27 22:21

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has described newly-elected chancellor of Unisa and former president Thabo Mbeki as one of the greatest intellectuals in Africa and beyond.

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