Mondli Makhanya: Value good South Africans

2018-08-19 06:04

This is not meant to be an ode to an individual, but, rather, a lament about how we abuse and cast off some of the finest among us, writes Mondli Makhanya.

NSFAS chair Sizwe Nxasana resigns after ‘extreme strain’ on the payments system

2018-08-09 18:30

Sizwe Nxasana, the well-regarded chairperson of the National Students’ Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), has resigned.

More plans for education funding

2016-11-20 07:37

The concept of access to higher education still needs to be properly defined, says Sizwe Nxasana, chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

Education is part of the real world

2015-11-30 15:00

It is time to stop treating education as a separate entity to what happens in the real world. That is one of the primary lessons to be learnt from the recent #FeesMustFall protests that swept like a raging bushfire through South African universities.

Outgoing FirstRand CEO to chair national bursary scheme

2015-08-05 13:16

Education Minister Blade Nzimande has appointed outgoing FirstRand CEO Sizwe Nxasana as the chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.

FirstRand appoints new chief executive

2015-03-06 10:02

FirstRand has announced who will take over as its chief executive from Sizwe Nxasana, who is retiring after nine years at the helm of the group.

Madiba's death leaves a hole - FirstRand

2013-12-06 14:58

Former president Nelson Mandela's death has left a permanent hole in the hearts of all people, First Rand Limited says.


NSFAS administrator to be appointed

2018-08-11 16:53

An administrator to oversee the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), is to be appointed imminently, the Department of Higher Education and Training says.

‘Leaders have lost interest in what’s good for SA’

2017-05-14 07:03

A former FirstRand CEO has halted some of his business ventures following the Cabinet reshuffle and the two credit rating downgrades.

SA’s poor graduates condemned

2016-09-18 06:09

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) will go after beneficiaries who have failed to pay back their study loans by using the National Credit Act. In other words, young black graduates will be blacklisted.

National student bursary scheme must be more efficient: chair

2015-08-05 14:57

The new chair of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, Sizwe Nxasana, says he wants to elevate its level of efficiency.

More accountants can help charter transformation - Nxasana

2015-07-17 20:58

Outgoing FirstRand Limited CEO Sizwe Nxasana believes that South Africa can change and transform the future of Africa by increasing its number of chartered accountants.

Mandela: Backbone of business

2013-12-08 16:02

Nelson Mandela turned South Africa from a pariah state to the world’s darling, and in doing so, he brought the country into the global economy, according to a report.

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