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News South Africa » Education: South Africa's ANC Passing the Buck on Land, Fee-Free Education?

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00058379.html
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule has said that the ruling party left it to government to work out the methods and procedures of implementing fee-free higher education and land expropriation without compensation.

News South Africa » Education: South Africa ready to fund free university education: finance minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-education/south-africa-ready-to-fund-free-university-education-finance-minister-idUSKBN1F51PD
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa is pushing ahead with a plan to offer free university education to students from poor households and will announce funding details in next month’s budget, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday. President ...

News South Africa » Education: Higher education deputy minister to visit NSFAS offices

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/higher-education-minister-to-visit-nsfas-offices
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG - Deputy Minister for Higher Education and Training Buti Manamela will on Tuesday visit the Cape Town offices of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to discuss the implications of free education announced by President Jacob Zuma.

News South Africa » Education: Who Advanced the Cause of Education for African Americans in the Jim Crow South in Collaboration with Booker T. Washington?

News channel or source: https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/prnewswire/press_releases/New_York/2018/01/23/NY92092
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald was a Jewish philanthropist who joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over ...

News South Africa » Education: South Africa Assesses Free-Education Cost at $970 Million

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-12/s-africa-is-said-to-assess-free-education-cost-at-970-million
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba told the ruling party’s top leadership the government will need 12 billion rand ($970 million) to fund President Jacob Zuma’s plan to scrap tuition fees for students from poor homes, according to a person ...

News South Africa » Education: South Africa – Military Veterans Press Statement on Education Support

News channel or source: https://appablog.wordpress.com/2018/01/23/south-africa-military-veterans-press-statement-on-education-support/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Military Veterans Press Statement on Education Support: As the DMV matures and builds its capacity to roll out the 11 benefits listed in the Military Veterans Act, there is a serious constraint in our budget allocation. There is a massive increase in the ...

News South Africa » Education: South Africa: Statement by Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mr. Buti Manamela Regarding Long Queues at Peter Mokaba Staduim

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/01/15/south-africa-statement-by-deputy-minister-of-higher-education-mr-buti-manamela-regarding-long-queues-at-peter-mokaba-staduim/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Statement by Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mr. Buti Manamela Regarding Long Queues at Peter Mokaba Staduim: I am aware of the long queues at Peter Mokaba Stadium and have asked the Principal to go and speak to them and allay their fears. There is no ...

News South Africa » Education: ANALYSIS: Populist policies make the road even rougher for South Africa

News channel or source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/education/2018-01-22-analysis-populist-policies-make-the-road-even-rougher-for-south-africa/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

President Jacob Zuma announced free higher-education for students from poor households in ... Jaco la Grange, chairman of the personal tax work group at the South African Institute of Tax Professionals, says nothing prevents the government from increasing ...

News South Africa » Education: S. Africa Is Said to Assess Free-Education Cost at $970 Million

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/01/12/s-africa-is-said-to-assess-free-education-cost-at-970-million
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

South Africa will increase subsidies to universities to 1 percent of gross domestic product from 0.7 percent now over the next five years, according to Zuma’s plan. The Treasury allocated 76.7 billion rand to higher education for the year through March ...

News South Africa » Education: Free Education: SA in the throes of great societal change, says Bawa

News channel or source: https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1780866/free-education-sa-in-the-throes-of-great-societal-change-says-bawa/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Professor Ahmed Bawa says President Zuma’s new model for free education for poor students was not, in fact, free. The head of the organisation representing South African universities on Friday said the country is in the midst of great social change in ...