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Sindisa Dunga Foundation Plays its Part in youth development through a career expo

Brand South Africa through its Play Your Part programme continuously encourages each and every citizen to play their part in improving the lives of...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

Economic growth tops SONA

SONA 2017: “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”. Economic growth and transformation as well as education...

State of the Nation Address 2017: full speech

In his State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma declared 2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have been 100 had...

‘The destiny of Africa is in your hands’ – Brand South Africa CEO Kingsley...

Read the full text of the address by the CEO of Brand South Africa, Mr Kingsley Makhubela, at the Africa and Middle East Conference of the Junior Chamber International on Thursday 5 May 2016 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

Cabinet addresses economy, higher education

In the latest cabinet meeting held on 13 January, ministers discussed the state of South Africa's economy and funding for universities. It indicated that dealing with these challenges appropriately can bring great opportunities for the country.

Moving Gauteng forward in 2015: the State of the Province Address

In his State of the Province Address delivered on Monday 23 February, Gauteng Premier David Makhura outlined his government's plans to transform, modernise and reindustrialise the most economically developed region in Africa. Read the full speech here.

SA sets aside R10bn for student loans, bursaries

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has increased its budget for bursaries and loans for tertiary education by more than R1-billion. The cash will be used for first- time and continuing university students and those at technical and vocational education and training colleges.

Minister to boost technical colleges

TVET---thumbChange is in the wind for technical and vocational education and training colleges, which are seen as crucial for building skills needed in the workplace and for economic progress. "Aligning our colleges and their programmes to the world of work is no longer negotiable," says Nzimande.

Minister to boost technical colleges

TVET---thumbChange is in the wind for technical and vocational education and training colleges, which are seen as crucial for building skills needed in the workplace and for economic progress. "Aligning our colleges and their programmes to the world of work is no longer negotiable," says Nzimande.