The effect is immense, say students scrambling to make adjustments over coronavirus

2020-03-18 22:16

Concerns among university students have risen after adjustments were made to the academic calendar following the Covid-19 outbreak.

SACP does about-turn, commits to ANC alliance

2019-12-09 18:23

SACP leaders are seemingly making a U-turn on the party's 2017 resolution to contest elections independently from the ANC.

African leaders 'must get their act together' so that their citizens don't have to leave – Nzimande

2019-09-16 16:33

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has lashed out at African heads of state, saying South Africa has had to cope with an influx of foreign nationals because of the instability of other countries on the continent.

Free education for half of all undergrad students by 2022, says Nzimande

2019-07-12 16:37

Nzimande said the scheme meant that it would support approximately half of all the undergraduate student population at public universities.

SA transport department to help probe deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

2019-03-12 12:15

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says his department will work with its Ethiopian counterpart to investigate the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.

New train manufacturing plant hailed, but Prasa's woes could delay rollout - reports

2018-10-26 11:14

A new train manufacturing plant has been hailed as a boon to the economy, but Prasa must upgrade its infrastructure before new trains can hit the rails.

Winnie touted but no decision yet on new name for Cape Town airport - ACSA

2018-04-20 06:17

Many names have been suggested - among them Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela - and after a process of consultation, Cape Town International Airport will be renamed, says Airports Company SA.

SOE clean-up continues with Prasa board changes

2018-04-13 15:55

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has appointed a new interim board at Prasa to serve for a 12-month period.

Nzimande: Zuma is a desperate man

2017-10-22 00:10

Blade Nzimande describes his axing from the higher education ministry as a deliberate move by the president to credit others for possible no-fee hikes.

Nzimande's removal 'long overdue' - Limpopo ANCYL

2017-10-17 22:17

The ANC Youth League in Limpopo has welcomed the removal of former minister of higher education Blade Nzimande from Cabinet.  


Trump's Middle Eastern aggression, state capture in Nzimande and SACP's cross-hairs

2020-01-06 20:52

In its yearly statement commemorating the death of Joe Slovo, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande slammed US President Donald Trump for his aggression in the Middle East, and, domestically, pleaded for the downfall of neoliberalism and state capture.

60 years of writing and fighting: Ramaphosa celebrates the African Communist

2019-10-21 16:05

On the 60th anniversary of the African Communist journal, President Cyril Ramaphosa and secretary general of the South African Communist Party, Blade Ndzimande, reflected on the importance the publication holds for South Africa.

'Violence linked to capitalist system', says Nzimande as SA grapples with unrest

2019-09-08 21:54

The SA Communist Party says the recent spate of violence in South Africa is a reflection of deeper challenges in the entire South African Development Community.

Nzimande vows to clear driving licence backlog of 194 000 cards

2019-04-04 13:36

The backlog was caused by a 2018 strike by employees producing the cards, which ended when the department chose to in-source card production.

Nzimande in, Gigaba out, but home affairs questions get bumped in the House

2018-11-14 19:53

Acting Minister of Home Affairs Blade Nzimande may have been present during the oral question session in Parliament on Wednesday, but answers to key questions in this portfolio were not.

Search for train arson attackers must be intensified – Nzimande

2018-10-09 17:59

The entire security cluster of government must be involved in efforts to find those behind train attacks plaguing Prasa, says Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

Get to know Prasa’s new board chair Khanyisile Kweyama

2018-04-14 07:45

Prasa’s new interim board chairperson Khanyisile Kweyama is an old hand at steering businesses. Her stellar résumé includes experience and board memberships across different sectors.

Nzimande ‘proud’ of his legacy

2017-10-29 05:49

For someone who has lost his job, general secretary of the SA Communist Party Bonginkosi “Blade” Nzimande is remarkably relaxed.

State Security Minister-designate Bongani Bongo to be sworn into office

2017-10-18 05:13

State Security Minister-designate Bongani Thomas Bongo is expected to be sworn into office following his appointment by President Jacob Zuma.

Nzimande's removal regrettable – Higher Education Transformation Network

2017-10-17 14:31

While the removal of Blade Nzimande as the Higher Education and Training Minister is regrettable, it was not unexpected, says the Higher Education Transformation Network, following President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

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