During a visit by Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to NSFAS' offices in Cape Town, the scheme's administrator, Randall Carolissen, explained what had happened to the almost R1bn the department had announced in March last year to settle the debt of qualifying students.
The South African Union of Students (SAUS) has called for a national shutdown of all universities after talks with the Department of Higher Education and Training seemingly failed, according to the union.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says he is engaging with the basic education department regarding the word 'fail' when describing the performance of students who don't do well.
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology has sent its condolences to the family of Limpopo student Precious Ramabulana, who was brutally murdered over the weekend.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande made the statement in reply to a question from FF Plus MP Wynand Boshoff who asked him whether it was the government’s policy to permit a university campus to be predominantly Afrikaans speaking
The SACP's augmented central committee meeting has resolved that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic paper violates the manner in which alliance partners are expected to consult each other.
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology has met with the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Council following ongoing student protests at the Pretoria campus.
The decrease in road fatalities this Easter has been attributed to law enforcement officers' hard work and the fact that the school holidays have been separated from the Easter weekend.
The Department of Transport has increased the mini-bus taxi scrapping allowance from R91 100 to R124 000 per vehicle.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says there is no need for the disruption of registration at universities across the country, but a student union vows to continue its shutdown.
NSFAS-qualifying students who carry debt from 2019 will be allowed to register at universities, provided they sign an acknowledgement of debt form.
The drop in matric mathematics passes is worrying, says Higher Education, Science and Technology Minister Blade Nzimande.
The SACP's 4th special national congress kicks off to assess whether it has made progress on some of the resolutions it set out for itself at the 2017 national congress.
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande has denounced 'barbaric and shameful acts against women' in education institutions and society.
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Dr Blade Nzimande, has expressed his condolences after Ndlovu, who was stabbed in the head on DUT's Steve Biko campus, died.
The Department of Transport has resumed the scrapping of 1 000 panel vans which were illegally converted into minibus taxis.
"I am excited by the gradual shift to electronic modes of transport," said Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has announced a 48% decrease in the number of road fatalities during this year's Easter period.
Transport minister Blade Nzimande has blamed the recent burning of two Metrorail trains at Cape Town Station on a relentless force determined to reverse gains that the ANC government has made.
Atlantic SeaboardShimansky Jewellers
Cape Town CBDO'Dwyer PersonnelR6 500.00 - R7 000.00 Per Month
DurbanvilleZaPOP Media (Pty) LtdR1 000.00 Per Month
R 2 260 000
R 2 495 000
R 2 395 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.