Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor has dissolved the council of the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape.
Trade union Nehawu has called on all its members in the higher education sector to return to work.
Increasing enrollment and reforming the country’s tertiary institutions are key to reducing inequality in South Africa, says the World Bank. The Bank released a new report on the South African economy in Johannesburg earlier on Tuesday.
The Deputy Minister of Higher Education Buti Manamela is expected to meet with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) management and staff on Tuesday in an effort to break the deadlock in the seven-week long strike.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says an additional funding of R57- billion will be allocated towards fee free higher education over the medium term.
African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday promised tough action against those responsible for corruption and state capture, and vowed to work for unity in the ANC and the country as a whole.
Free post-school higher education is critical to the expansion of access to economic opportunities for those South Africans from poor and working class backgrounds whose household income is less than R350 000 a year, African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday.
Ithala Bank and a major tyre manufacturer have officially launched a programme to equip and economically empower young people from the townships and rural communities.
The ANC acknowledges that education & health are priorities for the ANC and the country; and that Science, Tech and Innovation is a critical catalyst of social and economic development the world over