The Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s council is expected to be summoned to Parliament after it failed to attend a scheduled meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, it said on Thursday. The committee on Wednesday conducted an oversight visit at CPUT’s Bellville campus for an update[…]
Hundreds of thousands of students, teachers and their supporters have converged on Washington, DC and other cities worldwide to march for their lives, demanding US legislators address recent school shootings and strengthen gun control laws. Edna Chavez, a teen from South Los Angeles, was among the students from all over[…]
Deputy Higher Education and Training minister Buti Manamela reassured the public of the department’s ability to fund poor students. “We obviously do not meet the demand, but the R57 billion we have is enough for our medium-term plans,” said Manamela on Thursday. The department plans to pay for the studies[…]
The country needs an urgent explanation on how free education for the poor and academically deserving, announced last month by President Jacob Zuma, will be implemented and paid for, two unions said on Monday. “It is critical for our institutions, students and our country that the implementation and budget plan[…]
Higher Education Deputy Minister Buti Manamela said there won’t be any mayhem at tertiary institutions when registration opens. He was speaking after the announcement of the matric results in Johannesburg. President Jacob Zuma promised free education for most South African students. But only those who have applied online and have[…]
The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters‚ Julius Malema‚ has encouraged all those who could not attend university because of a lack of money‚ to go back to these institutions in January because education is now free. In his year-end message to South Africans‚ Malema said it must be ensured[…]
Tributes are pouring in for Khalid Desai, the former principal of Alexander Sinton High School, who passed away yesterday aged 80. Desai has been described as a mean who led from the front in 1976 during a time of immense political upheaval during apartheid. His niece, prominent journalist Zubeida Jaffer,[…]
VOC, under the Muslim Broadcasting Corporation, has cemented its commitment to investing in education by awarding multiple bursaries to high-calibre university students on an annual basis. Through proceeds of the annual VOC Festival, the station will again allocate R100 000 in bursaries to disburses to dozens of deserving students in Cape[…]
Jam’eyyatul Qurra will be celebrating their legacy since 1969, with their annual Week of the Quran from the 25th November- 2 December 2017. Jam’eyyatul Qurra will be honouring esteemed ulama such as Shakyh Yusuf Bollie and Sheikh Shaykh Moosa Goder who recently passed away. “These individuals and many others dedicated[…]
All campuses at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology will re-open next week Wednesday. Activities were suspended on Tuesday afternoon following ongoing protests over fees, accommodation and workers’ issues. An independent, external chairperson had earlier this week found four students guilty of being involved in campus disruptions. CPUT says it[…]
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