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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

Iimbali! is a space for stories and other narrative-based social analysis.

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.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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