South African Union (SAUS) spokesperson Thabo Shingange has welcomed Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor’s decision to allocate R967 million to indebted students.
Economists are warning that funding for various government-controlled sectors, such as health and education, may be affected due to Eskom’s dire financial situation.
The eThekwini Culture Department has confirmed that the album of struggle songs, that it has asked former President Jacob Zuma to record, will be financed through the municipal department’s budget.
Political analyst Ongama Mtimka has warned new political parties that they will struggle to get funding.
An ambitious push by African countries to secure UN financing for future peace operations is facing strong resistance from the United States, which has put forward conditions for the funding, according to documents seen by AFP on Wednesday.