University fee crisis under the spotlight in Parliament

2016-10-25 19:10

The government has heard the legitimate calls for free education, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has told Parliament.

Zuma, Nzimande must help stop 'victimisation' of students - Equal Education

2016-10-19 21:22

Equal Education has called on President Jacob Zuma and Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to help stop the “victimisation” of students arrested during fee protests.

Stop the violence, focus on studies, presidency tells fees protesters

2016-10-15 21:29

The office of the presidency has called for violence during student protests to stop, saying students should focus on academics and support government’s ministerial team looking for a solution to the fees crisis.

Nzimande thanks #FeesMustFall for highlighting 'missing middle'

2016-10-13 17:24

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says he has the #FeesMustFall student movement to thank for highlighting the issue of the "missing middle".

It's not Blade, ministry says of naked 'blesser' pic

2016-10-12 20:49

A picture of Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande in the buff, supposedly after a steamy session with a student, is a malicious fake, the ministry says.

Nzimande asks MPs to answer fees questions in writing

2016-10-12 20:48

MPs have let Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande off the hook after his request to answer their questions on the ongoing fees crisis in writing was granted.

State of crisis

2016-10-09 06:00

The battle for free university education is headed for a crisis after government revealed plans to announce a draconian mid-term budget, which will include cutting its numbers of civil servants.

Blade to matrics: I hope you won't burn property

2016-10-04 18:04

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on Tuesday urged a group of matric students to speak out against the burning of university property.

You threw me under the bus - Nzimande tells student leaders

2016-10-03 14:27

Minister of higher education Blade Nzimande has lashed out at student leaders accusing them of going back on their word after they disrupted a higher education summit.

Treasury gives, takes away

2016-10-02 09:29

While tax breaks for low-level learnerships are set to increase, high-level ones are being reduced.


Lest we forget 2012

2016-10-23 06:01

Gwede Mantashe and Blade Nzimande need reminding that the time for “elder men to rule and the younger to submit” ended with the Soweto Uprising by the Class of 1976, writes ANC member Tebego Khaas.

'Don’t allow your legitimate struggle to be hijacked' – Nzimande

2016-10-18 15:08

There are multiple groups with varying interests in the #FeesMustFall movement and students must be cautious not to have it hijacked, Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

'Malema a hypocrite' - Nzimande on EFF leader's encouragement of protesters

2016-10-13 22:04

EFF leader Julius Malema has been described as a hypocrite and an opportunist by Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande.

Nzimande presentation expected at higher education inquiry

2016-10-13 08:59

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is expected to make a presentation to the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training when it sits in Centurion.

Student leaders reject Zuma’s task team

2016-10-12 20:49

The ministerial task team set up by President Jacob Zuma to look into the crisis in higher education is an attempt to avoid dealing with the real crisis, some student leaders say.

Don't hold the future of others ransom - Nzimande

2016-10-10 21:23

Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande has called on protesting students not to hold the futures of others to ransom.

Zuma has failed students - Sasco

2016-10-05 17:35

President Jacob Zuma has failed to provide leadership to end student protests at universities, Sasco said.

Destruction at universities must stop - Nzimande

2016-10-03 21:36

The ongoing destruction and intimidation by small groups at universities must stop, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said.

Nzimande to convene multi-stakeholder forum on higher education

2016-10-03 07:08

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande is expected to convene a multi-stakeholder forum consultative meeting to seek a solution to the situation in higher education.

Our leaders are the real problem

2016-10-02 06:03

It is clear that we are deep in crisis regarding how to transform South Africa’s public tertiary education system.

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