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Gigaba: How government will fund free education to be clarified at 2018 budget

The Treasury had been engaging with credit ratings agencies about the possibility of a decision on higher education, says Gigaba.

The human cost of varsity debt

Five students tell of their struggles to get funding to make their career dreams a reality.

​Civil society steps in to build an equal university education

Practical steps will help the National Education Crisis Forum resolve the fees issue and other problems.

South African students across the UK march in solidarity with #FeesMustFall

A march to the SA High Commission has been organised to demand that government prioritise the fees crisis in higher education.

​Appeal court ruling sets parameters for protest at universities

Students can protest vehemently but not violently and ‘f*** white people’ is an opinion, not a threat.

‘Peace conditional on releasing students’

Students say Habib has been invited to address mass meetings ever since the protests began, but failed to show up.

​#FeesMustFall anthem is a historic modern spiritual

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Cops who shot Shaeera Kalla to be subject of investigation

The South African Police service said the case will be handed to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

#FeesMustFall leader Mcebo Dlamini to remain in police custody

The case against #FeesMustFall leader and former Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

VUT sees fire, as student leaders urge calm

In response to recent expulsions and suspensions, VUT students began another wave protests, demanding that students be allowed to return to campus.

#FeesMustFall: Wits management’s call for a meeting

Students leaders remained on campus to caucus and talk about their way forward as students went to hillbrow support the ones who were arrested.

#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip

When several South African universities merged, it was hoped this would improve access and equality. It had the opposite effect.

State ‘advised varsity shutdown’

Academics are putting in place plans to help students write exams should universities shut.

CPUT lecture disrupted after students fling faeces in the auditorium

Protesters disrupted a joint Swedish-South African chemistry lecture, flinging buckets of faeces in the auditorium.

Decolonising our spaces as a matter of urgency

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

Press Releases

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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