Newsmaker: How to find viable alternatives for tertiary funding

2017-11-19 05:58

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.

#FeesMustFall: Education minister in the dark on Zuma’s fees decision

2017-11-12 16:17

Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize does not know what President Jacob Zuma’s final decision on proposed free higher education will be.

Mkhize appeals for exams to go ahead at universities amid fee protests

2017-10-26 10:16

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.

Home affairs DG's challenge of suspension to be heard in court

2017-10-17 05:52

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.

Guptas granted citizenship due to 'investments, social partnerships'

2017-09-18 14:24

The Guptas were granted citizenship based on business investments and social partnerships with 75 North West schools, says Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize.

We will work on Saturdays when you pay us overtime, union tells Home Affairs

2017-07-12 21:31

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."

Gigaba did nothing wrong granting Guptas citizenship, his successor says

2017-06-14 18:10

Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba did nothing wrong in granting the Gupta family South African citizenship, his successor Hlengiwe Mkhize has said.

Home Affairs prioritising immigration policy

2017-05-17 21:10

Home Affairs has made improving South Africa's international migration policy a priority, Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says.

New minister planning to digitise home affairs, root out corruption

2017-04-18 14:18

New Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is in need of a much-needed digital overhaul to help speed up applications and root out corrupt practices.

Everybody is ready for a woman president: Mkhize

2015-08-05 08:38

The question of whether the country is ready for a woman president contradicts everything women have been struggling for, ANCWL treasurer general Hlengiwe Mkhize has told News24.


Higher Education Minister welcomes release of Fees Commission report

2017-11-14 15:32

Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has welcomed the release of the Heher Commission report, emphasising that it does not make any pronouncements or decisions.

Parliament wants release of fees report expedited

2017-11-01 20:46

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.

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle confuses court

2017-10-17 22:23

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.

Presidency sets the record straight on suspension of Home Affairs DG

2017-10-05 17:47

Media reports that President Jacob Zuma supported the suspension of Home Affairs Director General Mkuseli Apleni are incorrect, says the Presidency.

Guptas must be treated with dignity - Home Affairs minister Mkhize

2017-09-07 22:40

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.

Mkhize mulls Gupta citizenship

2017-06-25 06:02

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says she will revoke the Gupta family’s citizenship should there be concrete proof they did anything wrong.

Opposition again scuppers Border Management Authority Bill's adoption

2017-06-06 17:06

Opposition parties have again scuppered the adoption of the controversial Border Management Authorities Bill by staging a walkout.

SA 'working on scrapping visa for all African citizens'

2017-05-15 10:21

South Africa is working towards allowing all African citizens to enter the country without visas – but at first “trusted travellers” like diplomats, officials, academics, business people and students will be the only ones to benefit.

Clarify emigrations to lure investors

2017-04-16 06:03

I hope that you continue in the footsteps of Madiba. I hope you will heed Madiba’s call for African unity, mobility, and freedom of movement of its peoples, writes Gary Eisenberg.

Zuma to visit Senegal

2013-09-28 14:13

President Jacob Zuma is set to undertake a state visit to Senegal next week, the department of international relations and co-operation says.

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