Anti-Rhodes UCT students unite on Facebook

2015-03-20 05:00

University of Cape Town students wanting the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue are uniting not only on campus, but also on social media.

A show of who's boss

2015-02-19 06:45

Since President Giggles took over ANC brakes are coming loose, says Leopold Scholtz.

Nzimande: Violence takes us backwards

2015-01-22 19:11

Violence at universities is unacceptable behaviour and will not be tolerated, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

More money for post-matrics - Nzimande

2015-01-12 14:15

Government has increased financial aid for poor and disabled students, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande: Jim wanted Vavi as deputy president

2014-12-14 09:13

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim wanted Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi as ANC deputy president.

Nzimande threatens Afrikaans university with closure

2014-11-30 10:17

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande will have private university Academia's registration withdrawn if it remains exclusively Afrikaans, it has been reported.

Calls to probe campus violence

2014-11-03 17:49

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande must investigate violence on university campuses, the DA Youth has said.

We don't want sweetheart unions, says Vavi

2014-10-30 21:15

The Congress of SA Trade Unions and its affiliates must be free of political manipulation, says general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57

Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

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.


SACP slates 'proto-fascist' EFF

2015-03-08 18:30

The SA Communist Party has criticised the Economic Freedom Fighters, calling it a "proto-fascist" party.

State of the Nation debate day 2 - As it happened

2015-02-18 13:47

Get all the highlights from the second day of State of the Nation debates.

University not the only option - Nzimande

2015-01-12 17:03

Post-matric students should consider alternatives other than university, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande slams attempts to split Cosatu

2015-01-06 15:00

The "multi-pronged offensive" to divide the Congress of SA Trade Union is counter-revolutionary, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Numsa: ANC has good people

2014-12-13 13:00

The National Union of Metalworkers believes there are still good people in the ANC and they'll work to attract them, it has been reported.

CWU, SACP spat over Nzimande comments

2014-11-04 17:49

The CWU and SACP exchanged criticism over comments allegedly made by the party's general secretary Blade Nzimande regarding union funding.

Nzimande lashes out at SABC chair

2014-11-02 11:43

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has reportedly lashed out at SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala for lying about having a degree.

Nzimande warns unions about ditching alliance

2014-10-30 14:50

Unions that leave the tripartite alliance will become divided, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

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.

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