Blade Nzimande

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Management live it up as Fort Hare University struggles

In a broken university, with “shocking conditions” for students, senior management are provided with luxury cars, with unlimited petrol

Report finds most SA universities well run

But Parliament also hears that some of these institutions require additional support

Humanities reach new milestones

Humanities and social sciences play a major role in defining the character, excellence and values of a robust post-apartheid higher education system

NIHSS reaches new milestones

The institute’s story is inspirational – it is founded on the principles of transformative excellence

VUT’s troubles further exposed

Administrator warns that if the university is not fixed urgently it will collapse

Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back

Minister tells academics he is responsible for higher education and they cannot undermine him by going to the presidency without talking to him first

Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities

The minister says these universities cannot be left neglected like they were under apartheid
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Blade’s return is a relapse for education

Bonginkosi Khanyile's thoughts on the appointment of Blade Nzimande as minister of higher education, science and technology.

Blade’s return is a relapse for education

The minister displays no remorse for his handling of the #FeesMustFall movement

#WhyThisMatters: Billions spent, squalor still at rural universities

Billions are being spent to give students — and this country — a better future. It must be accounted for.

Prasa battles to get back on track

The rail agency needs court supervision to comply with safety directives, as it faces mounting problems

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA