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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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Drastic action on drugs, crime needed to prevent xenophobia, says Sanco

JOHANNESBURG – Drastic action is needed to fight crime and drugs and thus prevent xenophobic attacks, the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) said on Sunday. Sanco called for an urgent review of the national crime prevention strategy (NCPS) to ensure that new priorities responded adequately to acts of criminality threatening the safety of communities. […]

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Trade and Industry invites SA fresh produce exporters to participate in ‘Fruit Logistica Asia 2017’

PRETORIA, February 19 (ANA) – Exporters of fresh fruit and vegetables are invited to apply for assistance to participate in the upcoming Fruit Logistica Asia 2017 trade exhibition in Hong Kong from September 6 to 8, the trade and industry department (dti) said on Sunday. Companies interested in participating in the exhibition were encouraged to […]