Wits defends actions around death of contract worker

2016-09-27 22:01

Wits has described as disturbing comments questioning the timing of the announcement of the death one of its contract workers by Minister Blade Nzimande.

Go back to lectures, ANCYL tells protesting students

2016-09-25 19:29

Students must wait for the fees commission to finish its work before protesting, the ANC Youth League said on Sunday.

Students take fees fight to 'centre of power'

2016-09-25 13:43

Students will continue their mass protests and will this week take their protest to “a centre of power”, most likely the Union Buildings in Pretoria or Luthuli House in Johannesburg.

SACP leaders' phones are bugged - Nzimande

2016-09-24 15:37

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the party leadership is under siege with leaders’ phones being bugged by ''parasites'' trying to paralyse the ANC and its alliance partners.

WATCH: Making sense of the #Fees2017 protests

Protest action at university campuses is running into a fourth consecutive day.

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Handful of UFS students march to college for support

2016-09-21 17:18

A group of University of the Free State students have marched to Motheo FET College in Bloemfontein to ask students there to join their fees protest.

Youth must not to destroy their heritage – Nzimande

2016-09-20 21:13

Young people must protect and preserve institutions of academic excellence and not destroy their heritage, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said.

Student protests have ignited across SA after Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's announcement that fee increases would proceed in 2017. View pictures here.

Student protests have ignited across SA after Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's announcement that fee increases would proceed in 2017. View pictures here.

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AS IT HAPPENED: #FeesMustFall – Students angry at Nzimande

2016-09-19 15:30

Disillusioned students calling for no increases are making their voices heard following Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's announcement that SA universities can increase fees for 2017, provided it does not exceed 8%.

Nzimande says fees can go up but not beyond 8%

2016-09-19 11:34

Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande says universities in the country can increase fees for 2017 but they must not exceed 8%.


Nzimande calls for probe into death of Wits employee

2016-09-27 12:51

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called for an investigation after a University of the Witwatersrand cleaner died during the ongoing student protests.

Fees won't go up for some, so why the protests?

2016-09-25 16:18

A student activist explains why there are still protests on campuses, despite many seeing the university fees announcement as being a good compromise.

It’s clear that we’re a nation off its face

2016-09-25 06:07

Thursday. World Addiction Day. I’m watching Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande on TV telling the students rioting at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town and everywhere else that 8% is it and they shouldn’t hold their breath while waiting for fees to fall.

PICTURES: A week of green haze, blood and stone

Student protests over a fee hike in 2017 are in their fifth day running.

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‘Where are the parents?’ – Nzimande

2016-09-22 05:51

Parents need to play a bigger role in debates over university fees, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says..

ANCYL rejects ANC's statement on varsity fees

2016-09-20 22:13

The ANCYL on Tuesday distanced itself from an ANC statement expressing support for Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande’s fee increase announcement.

Pay back what you owe NSFAS - Treasury

2016-09-20 21:11

National Treasury has called on NSFAS beneficiaries with jobs to start repaying their loans as it scrambles to find money to subsidise poor students.

WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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The rich must pay for education - Nzimande

2016-09-19 13:27

Subsidising students from wealthy families "would require taking funding from the poor" Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Open letter to Zuma: 'You failed to deliver free education'

2016-09-07 22:19

Jacob Zuma will be remembered as the president who failed to deliver free education, the Young Communist League said on Wednesday.

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