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Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande

Universities to decide on 2017 fees

Universities will individually decide on the fee increases for 2017 academic year, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande, announced on Monday. Fees would,...

Mandoza loses battle with cancer

Kwaito singer Mduduzi Tshabalala, also known as Mandoza, has died from brain cancer at the age of 38. The star, who produced multi-platinum hits like Nkalakatha, Godoba and Sgelekeqe,...

Banks, BASA, Treasury agree to curb irresponsible lending

Representatives of major retail banks, the Banking Association of South Africa (BASA) and the National Treasury have signed an agreement aimed at improving responsible...

Unemployment rate rises

South Africa's unemployment rate had increased from 24.9% to 25.5% in the third quarter of 2012, said Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Thursday. Releasing...

Wrong to believe inequality has widened since 1994 – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma said it was wrong and scientifically not true that the gap between the rich and poor had widened since 1994, and...

Cwele hails work on Protection of State Information Bill

State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele has welcomed the work being done by the Adhoc Committee on the Protection of State Information Bill in efforts...

Boon for motorists as petrol price drops slightly

The retail price of petrol will drop by 10c a litre next week Wednesday,  due to lower international prices, the energy department said this...

Stats SA, Council stand by Census results

Statistics South Africa and the Statistics Council have defended the accuracy of the results of Census 2011, saying they were in line with universally...

Zuma: Great strides made to improve SA lives

The Census 2011 results show that great strides have been made in improving the lives of many South Africans, President Jacob Zuma said while...

SA’s population at 51.7 million

South Africa's population has swelled from 40.5 million in 1996 to 51.7 million in 2011, results of Census 2011 have shown. "The Census results show...


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