OUTA raises red flag about Services SETA contract

OUTA has raised concerns that the Services SETA is siphoning off funds for learners into corrupt contracts

TVET gets a much-needed boost

The NMU has launched a meticulously researched diploma that addresses the many critical issues of technical training

Corruption claims rock mining Seta

It’s alleged that large sums of money were allocated to firms without following due process

Spooks inside Public Protector’s office

Mkhwebane says that it is financial constraints that made her turn to the SSA when the previous CFO resigned

​State owned entities must implement B-BBEE

The minister of trade and industry has called on SOEs to play a more robust role in implementing B-BBEE

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.

Blade plans to take over ‘failed’ Setas

The sector training and education bodies and companies together cause the system to flounder.

Billions wasted on Setas funding as skills crisis worsens

Setas are meant to reverse the country's skill's crisis but they are not fulfilling their mandate.

Seta chief ‘is player and referee’

A board member is accused of exploiting insider knowledge to land a R26m contract.

RPL is paved with good intentions

What has become of this policy, which aims to offer a second chance at education success?

Small business finds Setas wanting

A closer working relationship must be established between education authorities and employers.

Streamlined Setas for better skills

Proposed changes to occupation-directed training suggest a multifaceted approach to improve its workplace relevance.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income