The SACP has accused Numsa's leader Irvin Jim of financial impropriety in a long-running feud between the two organisations over Zwelinzima Vavi.
It is mainly liberal and elite groups that oppose state intervention in universities.
Could it be that some university leaders are trying to place universities above society and government?
A new UKZN study says it will take up to 43 years to fully transform staff profiles at South African universities to represent national demographics.
The allocation to school infrastructure in the mid-term budget is inadequate, writes David Macfarlane.
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has set out to eliminate post-school education's dead-ends and roadblocks.
The government has a duty to ensure that universities are publicly accountable, says Blade Nzimande.
Angry students say the higher education department's failure to issue qualification certificates is blighting their futures.
While the Walter Sisulu University's staff went on strike, Blade Nzimande and Jacob Zuma were at work proving their commitment to better education.
Irvin Jim says Gwede Mantashe and Blade Nzimande won't be approached for advice on federation matters because they are causing divisions.
As the university prepares to reopen, students say Blade Nzimande's inaction during crippling strikes has cost the ANC their support.
Universities are concerned that poor drafting of amendments gives the minister too much power.
The South African Communist Party has lashed out at "vigilante unions" and warned that a divided and weakened Cosatu could be dangerous for SA.
Residents of Tlokwe should back the ANC in next year's national elections, the South African Communist Party has said.
Two institutions being built in the Northern Cape and Mpumalanga will start operating next year with no more than 200 students each.
The team charged with gleaning what afflicts the social sciences is all set to forge ahead on its newly charted course.
The SACP was calling for unity within the Congress of SA Trade Unions, general secretary Blade Nzimande told reporters in Johannesburg on Sunday.
The higher education and training department is desperate to root out the distrust its new transformation oversight committee has triggered.
SA owes assassinated SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani a debt of gratitude for what he did during the struggle, says President Jacob Zuma.
Minister Blade Nzimande wants the Hawks to investigate alleged suspicious circumstances under which a first-year student drowned last year.