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Fees Must Fall 3.0? Postgrad Funding Is The Next Student Crisis

First published: 16 November 2018 One of former president Jacob Zuma's final acts as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) was to announce...

NSFAS Is On Its Knees

The chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) Sizwe Nxasana announced on 9 August that he was resigning from the funding body....

Budget Speech: Will It Be Ramaphosa Or Zuma Flavoured?

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba will almost certainly deliver the 2018 budget speech on Wednesday afternoon. This, despite mounting rumours of a cabinet reshuffle where...

How Zuma’s free education plan will affect NSFAS and universities in...

President Jacob Zuma’s sudden announcement of a new free higher education policy came as a surprise, not the least because it came just as...

Redi Tlhabi’s Khwezi is an indictment on patriarchy and sexual violence...

Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo breathes within the pages of journalist Redi Tlhabi's new book, Khwezi, which tells the story of the woman who accused Jacob...

The Monkey Business of H&M and The Hokey-Pokey of the EFF!

It is fruitless to have debates about whether the H&M advert with a black kid wearing a hoodie saying “coolest monkey in the jungle”...

Ramaphosa’s tough job of selling SA at Davos

The World Economic Forum will be taking place from January 23 - 26, at the Swiss ski resort town of Davos. The annual gathering...

What The VBS Report Means For The ANC, EFF, DA

A new Treasury report details how Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu's brother, Brian Shivambu, allegedly sent R10 million of the stolen...

“Free education is possible, but implementing it in four weeks is...

President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free education for the poor came as a shock to many South Africans. Some political analysts in particular interpreted...

Young People On Zuma’s Presidential Legacy: “He Left Confusion In South...

The African National Congress national executive committee announced on Tuesday afternoon that it will be recalling it deployee, President Jacob Zuma. With this signifying...

After Zuma: Why Ramaphosa May Wait To Become President

It might be a bad political move for African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa to immediately take over as interim president if Jacob...

“Zuma Is Like Jesus To Us”

Thousands marched to the Durban High Court on Friday, 6 April in support of the former president Jacob Zuma. At the court,...

EFF: Zuma Is Gone, Now Dissolve Parliament

Following the resignation of Jacob Zuma as the president of the republic on Wednesday night, the Economic Freedom Fighters hosted a press conference on...

‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is A Haunting Meditation On Failure

"Why did you come back? Once you turned the world upside down and ran. Now you are here and it starts again." What happens after...

The Fightback And Maharani

Political journalist Qaanitah Hunter’s latest book Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa shares fresh insights into Jacob Zuma’s...

Why The Dissolution Of Parliament Will (Probably) Not Happen

Opposition parties will not sleep on their attempts to oust Zuma - this time targeting the rest of the ruling African National Congress (ANC)...

Zuma’s free education plan is a ferocious hospital pass to his...

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba was the very picture of discomfort on Saturday. He was at the 54th national conference of the African National Congress,...

CR17 vs NDZ: the ANC, business and media endorsements

The race for president of the African National Congress (ANC), who will be announced at the party’s 54th national conference, currently stands between former...

What The New Cabinet Says About Ramaphosa’s ANC

Cyril Ramaphosa’s first cabinet reshuffle has been criticised for its lack of diversity and the inclusion of failed cabinet ministers. We spoke to Tasneem...

Zuma’s free education announcement cautiously welcomed by student leaders

On Saturday, the Presidency announced a new higher education policy, which promised free education for TVET students, and a wide-ranging grant system for poor...
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