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Lawyers representing non-profit organisations have written to the speaker of the national Assembly and the president to ensure that there are no further delays in having eight vacancies on the SABC board filled.
A press briefing, held to shed light on the government's plans regarding free higher education, has done little to allay the DA's fears about the issue.
The operating licence of private college Oval International Computer Education has been reinstated by the higher education and training minister, some 11 months after it was cancelled.
The latest shuffling of ministers reflects the self-interest that is President Jacob Zuma’s primary consideration, outweighing the public good, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.
Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has welcomed the release of the Heher Commission report, emphasising that it does not make any pronouncements or decisions.
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has expressed concern about the potential consequences of delaying the release of the Heher fees commission report.
The latest Cabinet reshuffle has momentarily delayed and confused the court as former home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, who is challenging his suspension, now has a new boss.
Media reports that President Jacob Zuma supported the suspension of Home Affairs Director General Mkuseli Apleni are incorrect, says the Presidency.
Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize will not revoke members of the Gupta family’s citizenship if their businesses are sold and they relocate to Dubai, saying she wants the family to be treated with dignity.
Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says she will revoke the Gupta family’s citizenship should there be concrete proof they did anything wrong.
Higher Education and Training Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says institutions of higher learning should be creative and innovative in creating access to education for prospective students.
Where the money will be found for the free higher education, which President Jacob Zuma announced last month, remains a mystery.
Former home affairs minister Hlengiwe Mkhize responds to an opinion piece published in City Press last week.
In addition to engaging with students and stakeholders such as Nsfas, the higher education minister says she keeps reminding the president of the pressing need for the impasse to be resolved.
Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize does not know what President Jacob Zuma’s final decision on proposed free higher education will be.
Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has appealed for restraint from all sides to allow for exams to proceed as tensions rise at university campuses over free tuition.
Director-general of the department of home affairs Mkuseli Apleni is expected to challenge his suspension by Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize in the High Court.
The Guptas were granted citizenship based on business investments and social partnerships with 75 North West schools, says Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize.
While the Department of Home Affairs is committed to resolving an impasse on officials' working times on Saturdays, one of the unions it is negotiating with has a simple message: "Call us when you are ready to pay overtime."
Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba did nothing wrong in granting the Gupta family South African citizenship, his successor Hlengiwe Mkhize has said.
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