President Jacob Zuma has announced a commission of inquiry into higher education funding and related issues.
The African child still bears the burden of apartheid and a brutal system of capitalism which keeps him begging for participation in the economy.
SA's only no-fee university has been closed since December, but a multimillion-rand offer to rescue the institute holds hope for poor students.
St Augustine College, the Catholic Church-owned higher education institution, has announced it is reinstating its undergraduate degree studies.
Senior academic at the University of Johannesburg Dr Andre van Zyl says universities enroll just over a quarter of youth who complete matric.
In the wake of the #RhodesMustFall movement, the minister is pushing for "urgent" demographic changes at the country’s universities.
Don't belittle the act of defacing symbols of the oppression students say is being upheld at universities, writes Victoria John.
University student protests in Africa are rife with demands for lower fees to cheaper meals. Lee Mwiti looks at the reality of varsity fees globally.
Blade Nzimande's office has told school heads and professors not to communicate directly with the minister, but to go through the proper channels.
African universities are under immense pressure to accelerate their developmental projects.
The private, no-fee university has been deregistered by the education authorities after falling into the red to the tune of some R30m.
The experience of women in academics is often a journey of construction and a negotiation of identities, writes Dr Machika.
Professor Walter Baets puts new research on MBA studies into context and explains why an MBA is the ticket for personal and corporate success.
Nyenrode Business Universiteit and Stellenbosch University Business School transform the MBA.
North West University says its "Sieg Heil" was not intended to cause harm, but government says it "can only be characterised as unacceptable".
The launch of Blade Nzimande's white paper and the audited data on universities exposes the steady pattern of dropouts, failure and graduation.
Refusing to forget the violent conflicts of South Africa’s past is the surest way of ending them.
Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana (28) hit a fire storm on his appointment to the Cabinet. Bongani Nkosi turns up the heat.