Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe vice-chancellor to stand trial

Tendai Rupapa  Suspended University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice-Chancellor Levi Nyagura, accused of illegally awarding former First Lady Grace Mugabe a PhD, will stand trial on...

TUT suspends classes as protests continue

Staff ReporterThe academic programme at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in Soshanguve has been suspended indefinitely by management after overnight protests.TUT management made...

17 students march 300 km to ask Ramaphosa to pardon Fees...

Alex MitchleyA small group of students from North West University have marched more than 300km to the Union Buildings in Tshwane to hand over...

Thousands pay tribute to slain Tshwane University of Technology student

Sesona NgqakambaTshwane University of Technology (TUT) student, Andries Monareng's  death has robbed the world of the vast talent and potential he offered, the university's...

Competition Commission to investigate price-fixing of school and university textbooks

Nico GousThe Competition Commission is set to investigate whether the Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members have been fixing book...

South Africa’s university students face a crisis: nearly a third go...

Stephen DevereuxThere is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger. But this is a myth. In...

Money will be paid by NSFAS to students from today

Tamar KahnThe National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is due to begin disbursing outstanding funds to tens of thousands of students on Thursday‚ says...

Ghana’s legal education in danger – Prof Kotey

Staff ReporterProfessor Emmanuel Nii Ashie Kotey, Justice of the Supreme nominee, has proposed that all institutions offering legal education in the country are dis-accredited.He...

NSFAS CEO Steven Zwane suspended

Staff ReporterThe National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) suspended its executive officer Steven Zwane with immediate effect on Monday evening."The suspension follows allegations of...

Replace legal processes with TRC equivalent‚ Fees Must Fall activists tell...

Naledi ShangeMinister of Justice Michael Masutha has received a memorandum from Fees Must Fall activists who are demanding they receive presidential pardon from criminal...

Nigeria: Cambridge officials rate Nigerian students high in academics

Ujunwa AtueyiOfficials of Cambridge International Education (CIE) have described Nigerian students as highly intellectual individuals who can compete favourably with their peers in any...

Dr Randall Carollissen appointed NSFAS administrator

Yoliswa SobuwaMinister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor has appointed an administrator for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.Dr Randall Carollissen has been...

Black academics empower female students

Naledi MashishiA group of Black women academics are pooling their efforts to help a new generation of academics find their place at Wits University.The...

NSFAS’ two centres of power

Zamayirha PeterNational Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) chief executive officer (CEO) Steven Zwane’s job is on the line following the appointment of Randall Carollissen...

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

Jan GerberThere is a "looming national protest" by students due to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme's (NSFAS) non-payment of allowances, says South African...

Kenya: University of Nairobi ranked top in research publications

Ouma WanzalaThe University of Nairobi (UoN) has emerged as Kenya's higher learning institution that has heavily invested in research, a study by CPS Research...

Troubled multi-billion NSFAS to be run by administrator

Staff ReporterThe board of the troubled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon be dissolved‚ the department of higher education & training confirmed...

Football and education, Salome Kekana receives Banyana call-up

Sihle NdebeleBanyana Banyana newcomer Salome Kekana is looking forward to becoming one of the leading and most consistent defenders in the senior women's national...

Academic studies resume at Fort Hare university after eight-week strike

Chris GililiAfter eight weeks of deadlocked negotiations and disruptions at the University of Fort Hare, the second semester officially started on Monday.Management and unions...

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile found guilty of public violence

Jeff Wicks#FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been convicted on charges of public violence‚ failing to comply with a police instruction and possession of a...
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