Sizwe Nxasana

Code 300: a game changer for the missing middle

Launched in 2017 to solve the funding challenge faced by the ‘missing middle’ students, ISFAP provides students the funding for their studies.

What drives Judy Dlamini’s success

She credits her parents and their work ethic for the person she has become and she encourages others to follow suit

NSFAS chair Sizwe Nxasana resigns after ‘extreme strain’ on the payments system

The National Students’ Financial Aid Scheme came under fire after Naledi Pandor instructed the institution to halt funding for 2019 students

NSFAS follows Zuma’s new plan – but with caution

How will the body deal with the president's surprise announcement?

WSU student accidentally receives R14m NSFAS deposit

The student had reported it to the university, but had allegedly spent R500 000 of it in the past five months.

Ivy League schools fail black parents’ grade

Two mothers say their choice schools encourage pupils to embrace their indivuality and culture

Can Sizwe Nxasana change the fortunes of NSFAS?

Blade Nzimande has appointed the outgoing FirstRand chief executive to chair the board of the struggling student bursary scheme for four years.

Slow response to gender-based violence

The debate about gender-based violence is easily obscured by statistics, as horrifying as they may be.

FirstRand considers expansion into Kenya

The financial services provider hopes to restart its expansion plans into the African continent and says this time Kenya could be the place to begin.

FNB cowardly to capitulate to ANC

As the storm over the disastrous FNB ad campaign blows over, it's important to examine its implications for SA as a budding democratic society.

Motshekga ‘disappointed’ over FNB ad SMS leak

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she is disappointed that an SMS between her and Firstrand chief executive Sizwe Nxasana has been leaked.

Will the banks get a new boss?

Finance Minister Gordhan is weighing the possibility of a new independent regulator for South Africa's banks.


Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams out, Jackson Mthembu takes over

Communications minister suspended for two months after violating lockdown regulations

Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world