Institutions enrolled students in good faith as they awaited funding — which has yet to materialise.
Nzimande has tried to set up meetings with Zuma, but Number One neither answers his calls nor returns them.
Senior government staff and company directors are a significant portion of those who have not repaid their loans.
Utterances by the communist party belie the claim that all is well in the alliance.
Factions for and against Zuma are beginning to show their hands as 2017 leadership fight looms.
A Cabinet reshuffle and strategic changes are in the pipeline, with the near-complete removal of opposition being the target.
Balde Nzimande, falls into deep meditation remotely dealing with the National Fallism Student movement. Woosah everybody, Woosah!
Blade Nzimande falls into a deep meditation, remotely dealing with the #FeesMustFall movement. Woosah everybody, woosah!
The Bill strives to solve problems affecting the tertiary sector and has been a consultative and inclusive process, writes William Lebohang Somo.
ANC and aligned youth structures remain unhappy with Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, but will take the call for his removal off the streets.
The sector training and education bodies and companies together cause the system to flounder.
Addressing the Cosatu national congress, Nzimande launched a veiled attack against factions he believes are trying to derail the tripartite alliance.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has denied that he withheld a report on free education, reportedly given to him in 2012.
Readers write in about Blade Nzimande, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, and the Nubians.
From Oscar Pistorius to President Jacob Zuma’s numeracy skills, the students' posters were sharp, funny and grabbed our attention. See our selection.
After a week of protests, university students seem no closer to having their demands met. Where could this free education be?
More institutions heeded the call for to shutdown of the country's universities on Wednesday with Cape Town students taking the fight to parliament.
Protests over fee increases for 2016 are set to continue as students reject a proposed 6% cap by higher education minister.