Browsing: Blade Nzimande

Uber raises red flags over changes to SA law

Uber has asked government to delay the implementation of a new licensing framework for drivers until “current challenges” experienced by public transport operators for operating licences are resolved.

TV migration plan still in doubt

The victory this week in the constitutional court by former communications minister Faith Muthambi over may not mark the end of the long-running dispute over encryption in South Africa’s digital television

Universities can hike fees, says Nzimande

Minister of higher education & training Blade Nzimande says universities can increase fees for 2017 but they must not exceed 8%. “We have looked at the challenges at hand from all sides and have concluded

Varsities warn fee freeze will cripple them

Universities have been forced to put their budgets on hold pending the announcement of fee increases for next year, causing serious delays in operational matters. The tertiary institutions have warned that anything below an

Concern over new #FeesMustFall threats

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande on Sunday said he was concerned about students threatening to shut down universities countrywide amid 2017 university fee talks. Nzimande in a statement called for calm

Ministers in war of words over digital TV

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has lashed out at her cabinet colleague Blade Nzimande after the higher education minister and South African Communist Party leader said that she had gone against the ANC

Free education for all impossible, says Blade

Free higher education for all was impossible, higher education minister Blade Nzimande said on Thursday. Government policy made no mention of free higher education, he told student representatives from 26 universities around the country

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