EFF calls for university admission extension: Free Tertiary Education

Ido LekotaEconomic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has called on universities to re-open their 2018 applications for admission to accommodate matriculants who had...

Free tertiary education plans are in place”, says Higher Education Minister

Ido LekotaHigher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department has all its ducks in a row to ensure that poor students who qualify to...

Political parties should not use student fee to score points’: Universities...

Thabo MohlalaUniversities SA (USAF) has blasted the call by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)’s leader, Julius Malema’s statement that students who could not attend...

Matric results given the green light

Ido LekotaQuality assurer uMalusi is delighted that there has been a steady improvement in the marks obtained by the matric class of 2017 for...

We welcome free education but we’re sceptical: Wits, UCT and UKZN...

Bonile KhanyiPresident Jacob Zuma’s announcement for free higher education has elicited mixed reactions among student activists from various institutions in South Africa.Speaking to...

“A f**king ka**ir stole my phone”: Racist students expelled from University...

Bonile KhanyiThe two University of Pretoria (UP) students who were seen saying "A f**king ka**ir stole my phone" on camera, have been expelled...

Ebrahim Patel stresses importance of economic inclusion

Bonile KhanyiMinister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel said South Africa must achieve a more inclusive economy as it is very critical to our country’s...

Calls for a recount shake up the ANC’s 54th elective conference

Thabo Mohlala A spanner has been thrown into the works at the ANC’s 54th elective conference following a dispute related to voters who were unaccounted for...

Markets respond positively to a Cyril Ramaphosa win

Thabo MohlalaThe announcement of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president of the ANC not only sent his supporters in delirious excitement but also saw...

7 stand-out quotes from Gwede Mantashe’s last press briefing as SG

Inside Education ReporterOutgoing African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe addressed journalists for the last time at the ANC National Conference in Nasrec on...

D-Day for NDZ and Ramaphosa: Who will take the top spot?

Inside Education ReportersDespite efforts by ANC chairpersons from several provinces to broker a deal in a bid to end up with a lesser divisive,...

Uncertainty on how to fund free education deepens

Thabo MohlalaThe perception that President Jacob Zuma made the announcement of free higher education to poor students without consulting key stakeholders is gaining traction....
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ANC National Conference nominations list

#ANC54th National ConferenceConference nominates top six leaders:Presidential Candidate:Cyril Ramaphosa vs Nkosazana Dlamini-ZumaDeputy President:Lindiwe Sisulu vs David MabuzaSecretary General:Senzo Mchunu vs Ace MagashuleDeputy Secretary General:Jessie...

ANC elective conference: Credentials finally sorted

Thabo MohlalaCredentials for the 54th ANC conference at Nasrec have finally been adopted marking the real start of the convention.Briefing the media a...

Baleka Mbete makes her choice: The ANC needs Ramaphosa for 2019

Bonile KhanyiANC delegates need to choose a leader who will ensure the party is victorious in the 2019 general elections. This is what...
Student leaders not informed next year’s tertiary fee increase negotiations

EFF: Free higher education is a victory for Fees Must Fall...

Bonile KhanyiThe Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on free higher education, calling it a historic generational victory for...

Gwede Mantashe: Nullified structures will not vote as they will contaminate...

Thabo MohlalaStructures that were nullified by the three court rulings yesterday will not be allowed to vote at the ANC 54th conference scheduled to...

Zuma announces government will subsidise free higher education for poor students

President Jacob Zuma released government’s response to the Judge Heher Fees Commission recommendations on Saturday morning.The announcement is based on the report of the...

Malusi Gigaba calls for inclusive growth through radical economic transformation

Bonile Khanyi Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has called for radical social and economic transformation during the ANC’s Progressive Business Forum breakfast at the Nasrec Expo...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s

ANC top brass in urgent meeting to discuss court judgments against...

Thabo Mohlala The ANC National Executive Committee is this morning holding an urgent meeting to deal with the ramifications of the three devastating court judgments...
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