Bongani is an education reporter at the Mail & Guardian.
Theuns Eloff has expressed shock at Blade Nzimande blasting him in the press and the education minister branding NWU an "apartheid institution".
The NWU institutional model seems to foster an environment that appears to be for white Afrikaners on the Potchefstroom campus, says Blade Nzimande.
Infighting in the FoodBev Seta has prevented the payment of stipends, amid claims the training authority is refusing to honour its contracts.
The Tshwane University of Technology's student representative council has been suspended following protests over NSFAS funding deficits.
Students at Vaal University of Technology have not received food allocations because NSFAS had not provided the necessary funding, says management.
The new vice-chancellor has experience and insight, but his appointment has raised eyebrow.
Blade Nzimande has urged universities to promote social cohesion on campuses in the wake of recent racist incidents, like "black face".
The banking Seta has done well since its inception 14 years ago. It serves as a role model for the others, says chief executive Max Makhubalo.
A drying up of financial aid and a hike in fees has left Fort Hare students desperate – and hungry.
Setas are meant to reverse the country's skill's crisis but they are not fulfilling their mandate.