Govt sets aside R169m for academic staff

2014-10-14 21:07

The higher education department is to set aside R169m to address staffing shortages at universities, says Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.

Opposition parties good for nothing – Nzimande

2014-10-02 21:53

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has launched a scathing attack on opposition parties in his speech at the SA Democratic Teachers Union’s eighth congress.

TUT protests marring education - Nzimande

2014-09-22 13:12

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the violent protests at the Tshwane University of Technology.

SACP: EFF a dangerous cancer

2014-08-24 19:20

The Economic Freedom Fighters are a "dangerous cancer" trying to "smash" Parliament, the SA Communist Party has said.

Govt to stop racism in SA education

2014-08-21 18:57

Government will implement several measures to stop racism and discrimination in educational institutions, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

Fake qualifications undermine education

2014-08-14 05:40

Qualifications fraud poses a danger to the credibility of the country's education system, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

SACP shocked at killing of Numsa members

2014-08-08 14:48

The SA Communist Party has condemned the killing of three Numsa members in Isithebe, KwaZulu-Natal.

Call for shake-up in financial sector

2014-07-03 15:14

A major shake-up is needed in the country's financial sector, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Nzimande: Youth must make SA better place

2014-06-23 05:00

The youth in South Africa must seek to make it a better place, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

Nzimande: Watch 'new' opposition

2014-06-06 16:16

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has cautioned against "new characteristics" of opposition forces against the ANC.

Cosatu outraged at minister pay claims

2014-06-04 10:28

New agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana is in the firing line after reports that he was paying a labourer R800 a month.

Nzimande: Mine deal could curb transformation

2014-06-01 16:22

While the strike in the platinum sector must be resolved, there was a danger that a settlement would sideline issues of transformation, says the SACP.

SA moves on national scarce skills list

2014-05-29 19:33

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has gazetted the national scarce skills list and top 100 occupations in demand.

New Gauteng university to open in 2015

2014-05-17 11:30

A new health and allied sciences university in Gauteng should open its doors in 2015, the higher education department says.

ANC not taking sides in Cosatu battle - Zuma

2014-05-02 12:22

The African National Congress has no intention of taking sides in Cosatu's internal battle, President Jacob Zuma says.

Kasrils, Madlala-Routledge 'factory faults' - Nzimande

2014-04-16 20:42

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has referred to former party members who were part of the Vote No campaign as "factory faults".

Nzimande: Zuma built his own house

2014-04-12 15:05

President Jacob Zuma built his house in Nkandla with his own money, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

WSU to break even - Nzimande

2014-03-25 18:41

The Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape had a break-even budget for 2014, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Zuma shocked at North West Nazi incident

2014-03-05 08:07

President Jacob Zuma has expressed shock at reports that students at the North West University had used the Nazi salute.

Students owe the state half a billion

2014-02-02 21:26

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has enlisted the services of a tracing agent to try to recover the more than R570m it is owed.

TUT gets court order to stop protests

2014-02-01 06:00

The Tshwane University of Technology has obtained a court order stopping protests at it campuses.

'Higher education to cover NSFAS shortfall'

2014-01-31 09:03

Another R1bn has been added to the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), Higher Education minister Blade Nzimande says. Watch.

TUT shuts down campus

2014-01-30 19:04

The Tshwane University of Technology has been closed until further notice because of student protests.

DUT closes hostels

2014-01-30 18:08

Student residences at the Durban University of Technology are closed.


Banks must serve people - Nzimande

2014-10-05 21:05

Banks and the financial sector should serve the people and let go of "exploitative" behaviour, says SA Communist Party secretary general Blade Nzimande.

NWU Potch campus an 'apartheid enclave' - Nzimande

2014-09-26 17:08

The North West University's Potchefstroom campus is still rooted in apartheid ideas, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Classes to resume at Vaal University

2014-09-16 05:53

Classes are due to resume at the Vaal University of Technology, the institution says.

Cronin: Madonsela should let parly do its job

2014-08-24 17:32

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should let parliamentary processes on Nkandla take place, the SACP has said.

Cheating students on the rise - survey

2014-08-17 14:19

A survey has found that universities are battling a rising tide of cheating by students who brazenly take the easy route to a qualification.

Rally against racism - Sasco

2014-08-12 15:42

The SA Students Congress says South Africans of all walks of life need to rally against racism at universities.

Summit needed to analyse media - SACP

2014-07-03 18:01

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has called for a summit to analyse local and international media.

Nzimande: Amcu strike was disastrous

2014-07-03 14:23

The protracted platinum strike was disastrous and workers will never recover from the five months lost, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

AfriForum Youth ask NWU to reject Nazi report

2014-06-19 06:22

The North West University's council must reject a report into an alleged Nazi-style initiation ceremony, AfriForum Youth has said.

Half a loaf better than none?

2014-06-05 07:41

It seems many people share the view that low pay is better than no pay, says Terry Bell in this week’s Labour Wrap.

Time for second phase of transformation - SACP

2014-06-01 21:51

The tripartite alliance should boldly advance with a second phase of the democratic transformation of the country, the SA Communist Party says.

Race quotas to be dropped at new med school

2014-06-01 09:33

KwaZulu-Natal is set to get South Africa’s first private medical university and racial quotas will reportedly not apply.

Mboweni: I wasn’t referring to Nzimande

2014-05-23 10:25

ANC bigwig Tito Mboweni has denied he was referring to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande in Facebook comments this week.

Nzimande makes his mark

2014-05-07 08:35

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has cast his vote in the country's elections at Emmarentia in Johannesburg.

Parties step up election campaigns

2014-04-26 22:06

With two weeks to go until the general elections, political parties have continued campaigning around the country in a bid to get people to vote for them on 7 May.

Teach DA, EFF a lesson, says Nzimande

2014-04-12 17:00

The DA and EFF must be taught a powerful lesson, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Empty promises given to miners - Nzimande

2014-04-12 13:51

Miners in the North West platinum belt were given the false promise of a R12 500 salary, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Nkandla articles 'white people's lies'

2014-04-09 08:12

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has described articles about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla homestead as "white people's lies", according to reports.

Progress for district six: Nkwinti

2014-03-09 09:40

Work on the third phase of the District Six housing development will start next week, Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has said.

Nzimande, Sisulu poke fun at Zille, Ramphele

2014-02-04 14:10

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu kissed on the sidelines of the Cabinet lekgotla in Pretoria, taking a jab at Agang SA and the DA’s failed merger.

TUT SRC wins interdict against evictions

2014-02-01 17:56

The Socialist Youth Movement and the Tshwane University of Technology's Student Representative Council have won an interdict against the unlawful eviction of students from the residences.

TUT evacuates students over protests

2014-01-31 09:55

The Tshwane University of Technology has evacuated students from its residences until further notice following a series of protests there.


Another R1bn has been added to the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), Higher Education minister Blade Nzimande says.

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Minister plans to make FET colleges more attractive

2014-01-30 19:02

Plans are under way to make Further Education and Training (FET) colleges attractive, the Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande says

Mass protest planned at TUT

2014-01-30 15:51

A mass protest is being planned for Monday at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, student leaders have announced.

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