Students await Zuma’s verdict on tertiary fees

2017-09-17 05:57

President Jacob Zuma’s delay in releasing the Heher commission report on the feasibility of free higher education has left tertiary students worried that institutions could increase fees next year.

Nzimande demands answers on R14m payout debacle

2017-08-31 20:31

Serious action should be taken against all those responsible for the"wholly unacceptable" payment of R14.1m into the account of a Walter Sisulu University student, Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande says.

Brightest in the land

2017-08-20 06:02

According to data released this week by a top international ranking body, eight SA universities have been rated among the top 20% in the world.

No progress on UniZulu assessment

2017-07-23 06:04

The department of higher education says the minister is still reviewing documents relating to the appointment of an assessor at the university.

SACP resolves to contest elections

2017-07-15 15:26

The SACP says its has decided to contest elections on its own.

We've been betrayed by state capture on 'steroids' – Nzimande

2017-07-11 15:20

State capture has taken off on "steroids" over the past four years, says South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande, adding that this was not what the country's struggle heroes had fought for.

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.


Burning libraries is not going to take SA forward – Minister Blade Nzimande

2017-09-07 18:52

Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande says.

SACP wants judicial commission into state capture to start its work

2017-08-27 18:03

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says that the independent judicial commission into state capture, agreed to by the ANC, is taking too long to get on with its job.

Nzimande on Cabinet chopping block following no-confidence vote

2017-08-14 07:08

President Jacob Zuma indicated that ruling party lawmakers who backed an opposition attempt to oust him should face disciplinary action, Bloomberg reports.

SACP contesting elections doesn't necessarily mean we will oppose ANC - Nzimande

2017-07-15 18:28

The decision by the SACP to contest future elections does not necessarily mean it will be going into opposition against the ANC, general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande re-elected SACP General Secretary

2017-07-12 19:59

The South African Communist Party has given Blade Nzimande a mandate to continue leading the vanguard.

We can’t only blame the Guptas - Blade Nzimande

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the Guptas are not the only people to be blamed for the state of the country. Watch.

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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.

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