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NSFAS approved funding for over 300,000 students so far for 2017, says Nxasana

PRETORIA, February 19 (ANA) – The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) had approved funding for 309,788 higher education students so far this year and at least another 100,000 are expected to be added to this figure, NSFAS board chairman Sizwe Nxasana announced on Sunday. The NSFAS had received 161,938 new applications from public university […]

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Mpumalanga hospitals concerned after Eskom cuts municipal power supply

JOHANNESBURG, February 17 (ANA) – The Hospital Association of South Africa (Hasa) said on Friday that it was gravely concerned by Eskom’s decision to implement power cuts to two defaulting municipalities in Mpumalanga. Eskom announced on Thursday that it would start implementing scheduled bulk power supply interruptions in eMalahleni and Msukaligwa municipalities. The power supply […]