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Students threaten unions with EFF leadership visit if Durban university wage dispute continues

DURBAN, February 27 – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) student leader at Durban University of Technology (DUT), Bonginkosi Khanyile, has told striking unions that EFF leadership would “descend” on the campus if a seven-week wage dispute was not resolved by Tuesday. Khanyile was addressing hundreds of striking workers, including academics, at Currie’s Fountain in Durban on Tuesday. […]

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Limpopo’s Capricorn TVET college to resume registration after stampede

JOHANNESBURG, January 15 – Thousands of prospective students queued overnight at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane ahead of the resumption on Monday of registration at the Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college. The college suspended registration for the 2018 academic year on Thursday after six people were injured in a stampede as students […]

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Education department calls for students cooperation with tertiary institutions

JOHANNESBURG, January 11 – The Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Buti Manamela, on Thursday urged prospective tertiary students to cooperate with institutions of higher learning in their registration process as thousands were flocking to secure the limited places. Six people were injured at Capricorn Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college in Polokwane, in the […]

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Registrations by new and returning students for the 2018 academic year proceeding smoothly, says UJ

JOHANNESBURG, January 10 – The University of Johannesburg (UJ) said on Wednesday that registrations by new and returning students for the 2018 academic year had proceeded smoothly in just more than 48 hours since the online registration process went live on Monday. “By lunchtime today, Wednesday, January 10, the University had registered over 5,500 students, […]

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#ANCNPC fallout over sex work

JOHANNESBURG, July 5  – Delegates at the African National Congress’  (ANC) 5th national policy conference (NPC) disagreed strongly over a proposal by the Gauteng members to decriminalise the activities of sex workers, the chairperson of the social transformation committee Lindiwe Sisulu said on Wednesday. “You will find an issue that has arisen in the plenary as […]