Alliance can't break up – Nzimande

2015-11-24 14:21

The tripartite alliance cannot afford to break up, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Factionalists picking up where Malema left off- Nzimande

2015-11-22 18:43

Factions in the tripartite alliance have picked up where Julius Malema left off before he was expelled from the ANC, Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande to probe NSFAS corruption allegations

2015-11-12 12:54

Minister for Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande is to launch an investigation into allegations of corruption in the government’s National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

'We want Zuma,' students chant outside Parliament

2015-11-09 16:23

Hundreds of Cape Town students have marched to Parliament demanding to speak to President Jacob Zuma, refusing to settle for anyone "less".

Nzimande's trust reaps R11m in funding from education organisation

2015-11-08 09:30

A community trust founded by Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has received funding allocations worth nearly R11m from two Setas, of which Nzimande's department is the custodian, Rapport newspaper has reported.

R19.7bn needed for university subsidies - Nzimande

2015-11-04 21:31

In the little time that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande spent answering questions in the National Assembly, he mostly went through figures for funding.

Nzimande: Free education only for the poor - As it happened

2015-11-04 15:01

Minister for Higher Education and Training Blade Nzminade has cancelled a trip to France to field questions in Parliament about the recent protests around university fees.

How to fix #feesmustfall dilemma – tap into Govt slush funds, don’t raise taxes

2015-11-02 00:06

South Africa's political leadership are not exactly from the De Bono school of creativity. Neither do they possess a realistic grasp on economic realities.

Blade Nzimande: Don’t blame me for #FeesMustFall

2015-11-01 15:49

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has defended his role in the #FeesMustFall saga that unfolded over the past few weeks as he fends off calls for his resignation.

Nzimande a 'man without a plan' - DA

2015-10-29 17:26

The fact that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has postponed an announcement on the tertiary education funding shortfall shows he is a man without a plan, the DA says.


Terror attacks can be traced to US and Nato - Nzimande

2015-11-22 22:06

The recent terror attacks can be traced to interventions by the United States and Nato in Middle Eastern and North African countries, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

DA misleading about varsity fees - ministry

2015-11-15 16:16

The higher education ministry has accused the Democratic Alliance of misleading South Africans about how a shortfall in university fees will be handled.

‘Too rich for a loan, too poor to pay fees’ – Govt answers News24 users

2015-11-11 10:04

Almost a third of respondents to a News24 survey on government student loans say their biggest stumbling block is their family's income threshold. We spoke to NSFAS about these issues...

Blade Nzimande’s grab at varsity power

2015-11-08 21:27

An amendment bill on higher education which, if passed in its current form, could curtail the autonomy and academic freedom enjoyed by universities is on the cards.

We will find money for varsity fees shortfall - Radebe

2015-11-05 16:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says he is not sure where the money to fund the university fees shortfall will come from, but says "the money will be found".

I am not scared to answer questions - Nzimande

2015-11-04 20:33

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has hit out at the DA in the National Assembly for saying that he would not be present to answer questions in the House.

Use money meant for Nzimande's car to fund fees - DA

2015-11-02 22:11

The DA believes the student fee crisis can be solved by redirecting money meant for many "nice to haves" - such as the cars of the higher education minister and his deputy minister - to tertiary learning instead.

Government still exploring options for tuition shortfall

2015-11-01 18:57

Government would explore various options to meet the commitment made by President Jacob Zuma when he announced a 0% increase in university fees in 2016, the Presidency has said.

Parties meeting to find money for fees shortfall - Manana

2015-10-29 17:54

A meeting is underway in Pretoria to thrash out a plan to find the money to fund a promise to keep tertiary education fees the same for next year, Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana says.

Nzimande to wait for Zuma before explaining varsity funding plans

2015-10-29 12:28

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande will now wait for President Jacob Zuma to return from abroad before he tells the country how the higher education funding shortfall will funded.

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