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Five universities extend academic year to March 2021

Minister Blade Nzimande says a staggered ending of the academic year is intended to support students

Students ‘dreams are crumbling’

Those at historically disadvantaged universities feel abandoned while their peers at richer institutions continue with their studies

Student drops out as tech access issues hinder his learning

In April, UniZulu announced that it had negotiated zero-rated data with MTN, Telkom and Cell C in so its students could access teaching and learning on its online platform without incurring data costs

Government’s plan for universities and schools – the story so far

Ministers outline initiatives and the plans for all education institutions

Students, your violence destroyed a man’s livelihood

While life goes on for the students at UniZulu, may they spare a thought for Ndumiso Ntsele whose only sin was to try to make an honest living in tough economic times

UniZulu again has no elected SRC

Student leaders say the new SRC administrator is unknown to students and may not represent their needs

Report finds most SA universities well run

But Parliament also hears that some of these institutions require additional support

UniZulu res needs inkosi’s signature

Students staying off-campus have been targeted by criminals, yet the university has been sitting on money to construct another residence

UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land

The university’s council says it does not have the deed to the land it is built on

Advancing gender equality in academia

Even in institutions of higher education, women continue to face discrimination. Here’s how we can fix that

#WhyThisMatters: Billions spent, squalor still at rural universities

Billions are being spent to give students — and this country — a better future. It must be accounted for.

LETTER: The murder of Prof Kamwendo at UniZulu

Kamwendo’s murder is an incident that is simply at the extreme end of a spectrum of problematic dynamics in the South African academy

Deadly twist to university dispute

A former colleague has been charged with the murder of an arts dean after threatening him

EFF gains a foothold in KwaZulu-Natal

Its focus in the province, and elsewhere, is on the youth vote and SRC polls are the starting point

Pandor: How to fix former black universities

The minister won’t babysit her sector but she intends to clamp down on council members who are there to enrich themselves

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Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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.

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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'

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

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