President Jacob Zuma has sent his condolences to the family of National Poet Laureate, Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile.
Universities and government have once again clashed, with vice chancellors insisting that they were not consulted about the implementation of President Jacob Zuma’s free higher education plan.
Tributes are pouring in for the late activist and unionist, Mike Louw.
Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has accused Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema of using President Jacob Zuma’s announcement on free higher education to score political points.
There have been mounting calls for President Jacob Zuma and his cabinet to clarify plans for free tertiary education for students who cannot afford it.