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Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday

The business of fake science

Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Committee to monitor UniZulu ‘until it is fully functional’

Last Thursday, 32 students were arrested during a violent protest over meal allowances

Thousands seek last-minute places at universities and colleges

The online system can assist with the placement of students, who did not apply to any university because of funding, but who now qualify.

Universities’ body discourages walk-ins

Zuma announced in December that free education would be provided for poor and working class first-year students starting this year.

Adult education fails its teachers

Colleges are closing down in the transition from one government department to another.

Funding woes hobble higher education department

Now the department is running at an inadequate capacity and is unable to perform all its functions.

Blade launches white paper to meet needs of ‘neets’

Blade Nzimande hopes his white paper on post-school education and training will help millions of young people "out of the doldrums of poverty".

Will Blade’s Mr Fixit rescue varsity?

Questions are being asked over the experience of the newly-appointed Walter Sisulu administrators.

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Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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