Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received 10 000 applications for free higher education through its contact centre on Monday.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the Parliamentary Committee responsible for providing oversight on Home Affairs has accepted the explanation provided by the department on the application of naturalisation for some of the members of the Gupta family.
Andrew Thabo Russell, a South African property developer at leading company Flanagan & Gerard Property Development & Investment, has broken the world record for the fastest time travelled between Cairo and Cape Town on a motorbike.
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is to close its Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg branches to the public.
President Jacob Zuma has urged government departments and provinces to pay businesses, particularly small enterprises on time, within the stipulated 30 days of submitting legitimate invoices.
The first of 72 games in Africa’s premier youth soccer tournament kicked off in Cape Town on Wednesday thanks to an emergency transfusion of water for the parched pitches.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says the South African tax system has to be redistributive if the country is to usher in radical socio-economic transformation.
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says her department has proposed to set up an independent inspectorate to improve the management of investigations and appeals relating to social grants.
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says the number of students that have enrolled at institutions of higher learning have been on the increase over a ten year period.
Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says there is an urgent need for government to act decisively and redouble efforts to resolve challenges facing young people, including unemployment.