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Daily Dispatch
Star chooses drama over scienceGrowing up Cofimvaba-born Zimkitha Nyoka envisioned herself working in a labora
Star chooses drama over science
Daily Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
Growing up Cofimvaba-born Zimkitha Nyoka envisioned herself working in a laboratory as a scientist. However, her love for the arts recently saw her ditching the lab for television. The 23-year-old has now put her biochemistry studies on hold while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TUT, Workers Reach Agreement On InsourcingThe Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and protesting workers have reached
TUT, Workers Reach Agreement On Insourcing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and protesting workers have reached an agreement to insource staff, both parties said on Friday. "Workers [on Thursday] accepted the Tshwane University of Technology's agreement on the insourcing of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
TUT, workers reach agreement on insourcingKarabo Ngoepe, News24 Protesters at TUT (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Th
TUT, workers reach agreement on insourcing
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Karabo Ngoepe, News24 Protesters at TUT (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and protesting workers have reached an agreement to insource staff, both parties said on Friday. "Workers [on Thursday] accepted... Read more
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iol.co.za
Runaway successMunya Vomo In R&B circles, when you hear the name “Cici”, the first thing you
Runaway success
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Munya Vomo In R&B circles, when you hear the name “Cici”, the first thing you think about is the American singer, Ciara. Yet, a new voice is in town, and it is South African, possibly sounding much better than the Goodies singer. You might have... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zuma sycophants slammedJohannesburg - The Nkandla court debacle has exposed senior ANC leaders and som
Zuma sycophants slammed
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - The Nkandla court debacle has exposed senior ANC leaders and some National Assembly members as sycophants who would turn a blind eye to injustices to protect their jobs. So said political and constitutional law experts on Wednesday... Read more
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iafrica.com
Zuma under pressure as SONA loomsPresident Jacob Zuma delivers a State of the Nation Address this week to a coun
Zuma under pressure as SONA looms
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Jacob Zuma delivers a State of the Nation Address this week to a country facing its toughest year since Nelson Mandela took power more than two decades ago. Special security precautions are in place for Zuma's address to parliament, which... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Zuma under pressure as SONA loomsPresident Jacob Zuma delivers a State of the Nation Address this week to a coun
Zuma under pressure as SONA looms
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 days ago
President Jacob Zuma delivers a State of the Nation Address this week to a country facing its toughest year since Nelson Mandela took power more than two decades ago. Special security precautions are in place for Zuma's address to parliament, which... Read more
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Rappler
Zuma under pressure as South Africa faces 'testing' yearA file photo dated August 6, 2015 showing South African President Jacob Zuma an
Zuma under pressure as South Africa faces 'testing' year
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
A file photo dated August 6, 2015 showing South African President Jacob Zuma answering questions from opposition parties in parliament, Cape Town, South Africa. Nic Bothma/EPA CAPE TOWN, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma delivers a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
University sex games target naive first years"Deeply disturbing traditions" exist at universities, said Kathleen Dey, direct
University sex games target naive first years
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
"Deeply disturbing traditions" exist at universities, said Kathleen Dey, director of Rape Crisis in Cape Town. "Older male students intentionally target first-year girls for sex and then compare notes." Professor Amanda Gouws, who chairs the sexual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bloody Repression in Ethiopia and Why #FeesMustFall Should Take NoticeOver the past few months, students, in solidarity with farmers resisting land g
Bloody Repression in Ethiopia and Why #FeesMustFall Should Take Notice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Over the past few months, students, in solidarity with farmers resisting land grabs in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, faced off with security forces in some of the biggest protests the country has ever seen. The protests against the "Addis Ababa... Read more
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Health-e
Power struggles behind Free State TAC splitMore than 100 activists, community health workers were arrested and charged fol
Power struggles behind Free State TAC split
Health-e / Posted 9 days ago
More than 100 activists, community health workers were arrested and charged following a 2014 protest. While the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has led a vocal campaign against the collapsing services in the Free State, targeting Health MEC, Benny... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stephen Cook a 'Student' of the GameDozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) afte
Stephen Cook a 'Student' of the Game
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) after Stephen Cook had hit 14 fours in an innings of 115 in his Test cricket debut at Centurion last month. Cook had been a star student and a role model at UJ well before... Read more
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Super Sport
Cook a ‘student’ of the game Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg after S
Cook a ‘student’ of the game
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg after Stephen Cook had hit 14 fours in an innings of 115 in his test cricket debut at Centurion recently. Cook had been a star student and a role... Read more
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Super Sport
Stephen Cook a ‘student’ of the game Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg after S
Stephen Cook a ‘student’ of the game
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Dozens of high fives did the rounds at the University of Johannesburg after Stephen Cook had hit 14 fours in an innings of 115 in his test cricket debut at Centurion the other day. Cook had been a star student... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Power, patronage and gatekeeper politics in the time of Truman PrinceIn 2012, at the ANC's fourth national policy conference that took place in Gall
Power, patronage and gatekeeper politics in the time of Truman Prince
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
In 2012, at the ANC's fourth national policy conference that took place in Gallagher Estate ahead of its 53rd Conference in Mangaung, a discussion document titled “Organisational Renewal” was circulated, highlighting one of the party's major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Quality, Free University Education Is Necessary and PossibleanalysisBy Enver Motala, Tshwane University of Technology, Leigh-Ann Naidoo, Un
Quality, Free University Education Is Necessary and Possible
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
analysisBy Enver Motala, Tshwane University of Technology, Leigh-Ann Naidoo, University of Fort Hare, Mondli Hlatshwayo, University of Johannesburg|| Rasigan Maharajh, University of the Witwatersrand and Salim Vally "Limited resources" are no... Read more
16d
Channel NewsAsia
South African racial tensions thwart opposition challenge to ANCJOHANNESBURG: A racist Facebook post by a member of South Africa's main opposit
South African racial tensions thwart opposition challenge to ANC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
JOHANNESBURG: A racist Facebook post by a member of South Africa's main opposition party has caused a national furore and left it scrambling to shake off its image of an organisation that chiefly serves the interests of the minority white... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Scrum down for varsity sidesVarsity rugby gets off with a bang in the the next two weeks with the kick-off
Scrum down for varsity sides
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
Varsity rugby gets off with a bang in the the next two weeks with the kick-off of the Varsity Shield and Varsity Cup tournaments. Eastern Cape teams – the University of Fort Hare (UFH) Blues and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU)... Read more
17d
National Catholic Reporter
Morocco summit pushes Muslim clerics to improve the lot of religious minoritiesAfter the Prophet Muhammad established the first Muslim state, he wrote the Cha
Morocco summit pushes Muslim clerics to improve the lot of religious minorities
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
After the Prophet Muhammad established the first Muslim state, he wrote the Charter of Medina to make sure his subjects lived in harmony, whether they were Muslims, Jews or people of other faiths. Nearly 1,400 years later, hundreds of religious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rubber Bullets, Stun Grenades Fired in TUT ClashPolice fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at the Tshwane University of Tech
Rubber Bullets, Stun Grenades Fired in TUT Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) after a group of people wearing Sasco T-shirts clashed with protesting workers on Wednesday afternoon. The group in the SA Students Congress (Sasco) T-shirts... Read more
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17d
News 24 South Africa
Rubber bullets, stun grenades fired in TUT clashKarabo Ngoepe, News24 (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Police fired rubber
Rubber bullets, stun grenades fired in TUT clash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Karabo Ngoepe, News24 (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - Police fired rubber bullets and stun grenades at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) after a group of people wearing Sasco T-shirts clashed with protesting workers on Wednesday... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rubber bullets, stun grenades fired in TUT clashThe group in the SA Students Congress (Sasco) T-shirts had emerged from the cam
Rubber bullets, stun grenades fired in TUT clash
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The group in the SA Students Congress (Sasco) T-shirts had emerged from the campus with bricks and bottles, which they began throw at the workers who were sitting down. One worker was injured and was bleeding heavily. Police opened fire with rubber... Read more
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19d
AllAfrica.com
Update From Olympic HouseCompliments of the season and the best wishes for 2016 from SASCOC. Here's hopi
Update From Olympic House
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Compliments of the season and the best wishes for 2016 from SASCOC. Here's hoping that everyone had happy and safe holidays! We welcome you all back to yet another sporting year, a very exciting one for that matter, as we focus on our main mandate... Read more
19d
AllAfrica.com
Keep Calm and Let the Students Disrupt Injustice - a Response to Achille MbembeAs township struggle seeps into elite spaces such as the university, many privi
Keep Calm and Let the Students Disrupt Injustice - a Response to Achille Mbembe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
As township struggle seeps into elite spaces such as the university, many privileged academics and university managers have become terrified of what they perceive as 'uncivil' protest. JARED SACKS responds to Professor Achille Mbembe's recent... Read more
19d
Daily Maverick
Health-e News: The power struggles behind the TAC split in Free StateWhile the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has led a vocal campaign against the
Health-e News: The power struggles behind the TAC split in Free State
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
While the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has led a vocal campaign against the collapsing services in the Free State, targeting Health MEC, Benny Malakoane, TAC itself has been weakened by a split led by its own former provincial chairperson, Sello... Read more
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iol.co.za
Maimane’s moment of truth for all of usWhite denialism and black myopia cannot hide causes of inequality, writes Mcebi
Maimane’s moment of truth for all of us
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
White denialism and black myopia cannot hide causes of inequality, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana. Mmusi Maimane has just had an “Obama moment”. He has had to confront racism publicly, the same way Barack Obama did back on March 28, 2008. Then Obama was... Read more
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iol.co.za
#PalesaMadiba’s remains to be handed to familyJohannesburg - The Gauteng government is to hand over the long-awaited remains
#PalesaMadiba’s remains to be handed to family
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Johannesburg - The Gauteng government is to hand over the long-awaited remains of Palesa Madiba to her family on Sunday morning. Premier David Makhura and Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu will accompany MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane of Community Safety at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coach Pauw On the Way Forward to Rio for Banyana BanyanaBanyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw has her charges hard at work and back in camp a
Coach Pauw On the Way Forward to Rio for Banyana Banyana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw has her charges hard at work and back in camp as preparations continue for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in August. SAFA's media department got inside the head of coachPauw to establish what the team has been up... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Agreement Reached At Up Over OutsourcingThe University of Pretoria (UP), its workers and students reached an agreement
Agreement Reached At Up Over Outsourcing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The University of Pretoria (UP), its workers and students reached an agreement over outsourcing on Wednesday. The university would employ the workers as their contracts expired and top up their salaries in the interim, it said. This was in line... Read more
24d
The Times & The Sunday Times
#FeesMustFall costs soarThis was revealed by Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande y
#FeesMustFall costs soar
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
This was revealed by Minister of Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande yesterday after he had met26 university vice-chancellors from across the country. Nzimande called on students to register for and begin the academic year without... Read more
24d
News 24 South Africa
Agreement reached at UP over outsourcingKarabo Ngoepe, News24 (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - The University of Pr
Agreement reached at UP over outsourcing
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
Karabo Ngoepe, News24 (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria - The University of Pretoria (UP), its workers and students reached an agreement over outsourcing on Wednesday. The university would employ the workers as their contracts expired and top up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
University of Pretoria Remains ClosedStudents at Wits University protest a fee hike (file photo). Pretoria — The Un
University of Pretoria Remains Closed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Students at Wits University protest a fee hike (file photo). Pretoria — The University of Pretoria says it will remain closed although online registrations continue. "After resolving disputes related to the composition of the University's... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Nzimande says #FeesMustFall damages cost institutions R150 million"Our preliminary report suggests that an estimated R150 million of damage to pu
Nzimande says #FeesMustFall damages cost institutions R150 million
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
"Our preliminary report suggests that an estimated R150 million of damage to public property was caused last year during the #FeesMustFall protest. Fortunately this only affects some institutions," he said. In addition, the cost of providing extra... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cabinet minister revelry as Mbalula gets Blade Nzimande to join TwitterHigher Education and Training Blade Nzimande roped in two university vice-chanc
Cabinet minister revelry as Mbalula gets Blade Nzimande to join Twitter
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
Higher Education and Training Blade Nzimande roped in two university vice-chancellors to post his first tweet – on the encouragement of outspoken Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. Nzimande (57) credited Mbalula for making him turn the corner,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#FeesMustFall Cost Institutions R150 Million - NzimandeStudents at Wits University protest a fee hike (file photo). Last year's #Fees
#FeesMustFall Cost Institutions R150 Million - Nzimande
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Students at Wits University protest a fee hike (file photo). Last year's #FeesMustFall student protests cost universities R150 million in damages, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday. "Our preliminary report suggests that an... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
#FeesMustFall cost institutions R150m NzimandeLizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – Last year’s #FeesMustFall student protest
#FeesMustFall cost institutions R150m Nzimande
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – Last year’s #FeesMustFall student protests cost universities R150m in damages, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday. "Our preliminary report suggests that an estimated R150m of damage to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng Universities - We Support Students, but Let Studies BeginUniversities and government are continuing their efforts to avoid student prote
Gauteng Universities - We Support Students, but Let Studies Begin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Universities and government are continuing their efforts to avoid student protests in 2016. With SRCs, like Wits, taking initiative to solve problems of student exclusion, engagement from the higher education and training minister, and a commission... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#FeesMustFall: Cracks start showing in student unityEven as the #FeesMustFall protests gripped the public imagination last year, th
#FeesMustFall: Cracks start showing in student unity
Mail & Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
Even as the #FeesMustFall protests gripped the public imagination last year, the cracks were starting to show. And as the 2016 iteration of the protests started up in Gauteng last week, the fundamental question remained unanswered: Will the movement... Read more
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Science Daily
Diamonds used to 'probe' ancient Earth: Diamonds found in Johannesburg more than 80 years ago reveal how ancient Earth was shapedThe three diamonds, which were extracted from the 3 billion-year-old Witwatersr
Diamonds used to 'probe' ancient Earth: Diamonds found in Johannesburg more than 80 years ago reveal how ancient Earth was shaped
Science Daily / Posted 25 days ago
The three diamonds, which were extracted from the 3 billion-year-old Witwatersrand Supergroup -- the rock formation that is host to the famous Johannesburg gold mines -- were investigated by Dr. Katie Smart, Prof. Susan Webb and Prof. Lewis Ashwal... Read more
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PhysOrg
Diamonds found in Johannesburg more than 80 years ago reveal how the ancient Earth was shapedA specimen of a Witwatersrand diamond. Credit: Wits University Diamonds dug up
Diamonds found in Johannesburg more than 80 years ago reveal how the ancient Earth was shaped
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
A specimen of a Witwatersrand diamond. Credit: Wits University Diamonds dug up from ancient rock formations in the Johannesburg area, between 1890 and 1930 - before the industrialisation of gold mining - have revealed secrets of how the Earth worked... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gauteng Student Leaders a No-Show At Sacc MeetingGauteng university student leaders were noticeably absent from a meeting with t
Gauteng Student Leaders a No-Show At Sacc Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Gauteng university student leaders were noticeably absent from a meeting with the South African Council of Churches (SACC) in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The SACC was meeting several Student Representative Council (SRC) leaders in Randburg in an effort... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Utomi Initiates Business Plan Writing CompetitionArrangements have been completed to host a week-long programme to honour the Fo
Utomi Initiates Business Plan Writing Competition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Arrangements have been completed to host a week-long programme to honour the Founder/CEO of Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) Prof. Pat Utomi whose 60th birthday anniversary comes up on February 6, 2016. Chairman of Pat Utomi at 60 Organising... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vice Chancellors Plead for CalmPretoria — Vice Chancellors from Gauteng universities have appealed to all in t
Vice Chancellors Plead for Calm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Pretoria — Vice Chancellors from Gauteng universities have appealed to all in the university system to allow the 2016 academic year to get off to a good start. The call was made on Monday during a media briefing where Vice Chancellors from Gauteng... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Varsities Spending U.S.$120 000 Per Month On Security Since #FeesMustFallUniversities are spending as much as R2m per month on security at campuses sinc
Varsities Spending U.S.$120 000 Per Month On Security Since #FeesMustFall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Universities are spending as much as R2m per month on security at campuses since the #FeesMustFall campaign took off in October last year, Gauteng university vice chancellors said on Monday. Vice chancellors in Gauteng held a press briefing on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Plans to Provide Funding for 'Missing Middle'The African National Congress (ANC) has committed to developing a programme to
ANC Plans to Provide Funding for 'Missing Middle'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The African National Congress (ANC) has committed to developing a programme to fund the so-called 'missing middle' at higher institutions. This was said during an ANC media briefing held by a subcommittee on education, health, science and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'No fees will cripple us'The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is developing a new funding model to
'No fees will cripple us'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is developing a new funding model to provide loans for students who do not meet the criteria for funding. Addressing the media at the ANC headquarters in Johannesburg yesterday, Naledi Pandor, the Minister... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC plans to provide funding for 'missing middle'Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – The ANC has committed to developing a pro
ANC plans to provide funding for 'missing middle'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Johannesburg – The ANC has committed to developing a programme to fund the so-called ‘missing middle’ at higher institutions. This was said during an ANC media briefing held by a subcommittee on education, health, science and... Read more
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26d
The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC plans to provide funding for 'missing middle'This was said during an ANC media briefing held by a subcommittee on education,
ANC plans to provide funding for 'missing middle'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
This was said during an ANC media briefing held by a subcommittee on education, health, science and technology. Committee chairperson, Naledi Pandor, said their main challenge remained the ‘missing middle’. The missing middle refers to students... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Varsities spending R2m per month on security since #FeesMustFallJohannesburg – Universities are spending as much as R2m per month on security a
Varsities spending R2m per month on security since #FeesMustFall
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Johannesburg – Universities are spending as much as R2m per month on security at campuses since the #FeesMustFall campaign took off in October last year, Gauteng university vice chancellors said on Monday. Vice chancellors in Gauteng held a press... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsities spending R2m per month on security since #FeesMustFallVice chancellors in Gauteng held a press briefing on Monday calling for a smoot
Varsities spending R2m per month on security since #FeesMustFall
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 26 days ago
Vice chancellors in Gauteng held a press briefing on Monday calling for a smooth start to the academic year. It was attended by vice chancellors from Wits University, University of South Africa, University of Pretoria, Tshwane University of... Read more
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