Blade Nzimande

 
Report finds most SA universities well run
Report finds most SA universities well run
Amid infrastructure backlogs, funding for students and governance issues, universities such as Fort Hare and the University of Zululand (UniZulu)...
Humanities reach new milestones
Humanities reach new milestones
The 2019 Annual Doctoral Conference, held on October 29 and 30, was the National Institute of Humanities and Social Science (NIHSS)’s biggest and...
VUT’s troubles further exposed
VUT’s troubles further exposed
The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) is in a dire-situation and requires an emergency response, before it crashes financially and academically....
MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
MPs want inquiry into academics’ pay
The portfolio committee on higher education, science and technology wants an inquiry into the salaries of vice-chancellors and senior managers at...
VUT vice-chancellor retires early
VUT vice-chancellor retires early
The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) vice-chancellor, Professor Gordon Zide, has retired from the troubled university, leaving behind 15 000...
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
“Excuses” hinder varsity transformation, academics say
Academics believe that excuses and being comfortable with the current status quo are some of the reasons that have led to the higher education...
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Nzimande warns vice-chancellors against going behind his back
Blade Nzimande, the minister of higher education, science and technology, has warned university vice-chancellors against undermining his authority...
Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities
Nzimande wants to prioritise rural universities
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Blade Nzimande said that he wants to prioritise infrastructure and the quality of education in...
Ramaphosa to Sadtu: You are the key to economic growth
Ramaphosa to Sadtu: You are the key to economic growth
On Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa told delegates attending the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) national...
UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land
UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land
Nomarashiya Caluza, council chairperson of the University of Zululand (UniZulu), says the institution has been unable to build...
Ranjeni Munusamy implicated by witness at Zondo commission
Ranjeni Munusamy implicated by witness at Zondo commission
Ranjeni Munusamy, a senior journalist from the Tiso Blackstar Group, received money to settle the...
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university
Blade Nzimande — the minister of higher education and training, science and technology — has appointed former University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor, Professor Ihron Rensburg, as an administrator at the Vaal University of Technology....

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