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Two million students funded by NSFAS since 2013, says Nzimande

JOHANNESBURG – More than two million students studying at South Africa’s public Universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges have been funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) since 2013, the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande said on Monday. Ndzimande released details of the NSFAS funding […]

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UJ honours struggle poet and novelist Mongane Wally Serote with honorary doctorate

JOHANNESBURG, April 24 (ANA) – Liberation struggle poet and novelist Professor Mongane Wally Serote will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in acknowledgment of his indomitable contributions to poetry, literature, and philosophy in South Africa. The conferral will place at the UJ’s newly refurbished auditorium at the Auckland Park Kingsway […]

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Parliament to advise SABC to conduct its own investigation into ‘alleged break-in’

CAPE TOWN – Parliament will advise the SABC to conduct its own investigation into the “alleged break-in” at the broadcaster’s offices on the premises, the institution said on Sunday. “Parliament has received a report of theft which allegedly took place on Friday evening at the offices of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in the […]

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Minister Davies welcomes ‘glass half full’ report on SA

PRETORIA – Despite South Africa’s recent downgrade to “junk status” by international ratings agencies, the country is proactively meeting investors and foreign governments to promote South Africa as an attractive investment destination, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Sunday. In a statement, Davies welcomed the 2017 Annual Foreign Investment Confidence Index released by […]