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Public sector union welcomes Nxasana resignation from students funding scheme

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) on Monday welcomed the resignation of Sizwe Nxasana as National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) chairman this week. Nxasana reportedly handed over his resignation letter to Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor on Monday. His resignation came as the embattled scheme faces a […]

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Higher education minister accepts Sizwe Nxasana’s resignation from student fund

JOHANNESBURG, August 10 – Higher education minister Naledi Pandor has “sadly” accepted the resignation of respected former banking executive Sizwe Nxasana as board chairman of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), her spokesperson Lunga Ngqengelele said on Friday. Nxasana announced his resignation on Thursday, amidst increasing calls for him to step down from the post […]