Blade Nzimande has appointed the outgoing FirstRand chief executive to chair the board of the struggling student bursary scheme for four years.
A Good Samaritan has paid off the university debt of Sello Molewa, the graduate denied a degree, whom the Mail & Guardian reported about last week.
EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says Blade Nzimande has always protected white privilege and marginalised "radical blacks".
Swaziland and Lesotho give stunning examples of how countries should not want their judiciary to operate.
While the SACP may contest elections in the future, its focus was now on electoral support for the ANC, said general secretary Blade Nzimande.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says independent judges need to be respected and that the ANC welcomes the meeting with Chief Justice Mogoeng.
The communist party leader is seen by some as a saviour and by others as a demon.
Politicians should not use transformation as an excuse to throttle the media into submission.
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says SA is no longer a colony and applauded the government for not arresting Omar al-Bashir.
SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said this week that it was time for independent regulation of the print media industry.
Colleges are closing down in the transition from one government department to another.
In the wake of the #RhodesMustFall movement, the minister is pushing for "urgent" demographic changes at the country’s universities.
Following Israel's refusal to grant Blade Nzimande a visa to visit Palestine, a group says the act was an "insult to the SA government and people".
Contradicting stances by government leaders makes the potential revival of teacher colleges even harder to do than it already is.
Sasco denies being compromised by its links with the ANC as dissidents plan a breakaway grouping.
This week in Pimples, politicians extinguish some of the country's problems. But do they really?
The higher education minister admits the national fund will be unable to assist all the financially needy students until the economy improves.
South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande is calling for a firm stand against the anarchy of the EFF.
Blade Nzimande's office has told school heads and professors not to communicate directly with the minister, but to go through the proper channels.