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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has unfunded 5 000 students for the 2020 academic year, after an audit found that their household family income was above the R350 000 threshold.

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Thursday, 21 May 2020 06:42

COVID-19 severely impacts employment

A Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) survey has revealed that 8.1% of its respondents lost jobs or closed businesses as a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:59

Government sets aside R16.4bn for SAA

Government has set aside R16.4 billion to repay guaranteed debt for the struggling airline SAA, the National Treasury said on Wednesday.

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Government will over the next three years attempt to reduce the public sector wage bill by R160 billion, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018 10:09

Youth encouraged to be agents of change

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged young people to recommit themselves to the historic task of being agents of change and lead the reconstruction as well as the development of the country.

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:35

SA's financial sector must serve all

It is of utmost importance to have a financial sector that serves all South Africans, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has welcomed the swift action taken by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) over alleged fraud by two senior council members. 

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Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

New role model for female pilots

Refilwe Ledwaba grew up as one of seven siblings in a single-parent household in Limpopo.

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017 14:49

Students urged to sign loan agreement forms

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged students, who received funding, to sign their Loan Agreement Forms (LAFs) to avoid funding retraction.

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For the second year in a row, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has broken the Trillion Rand mark in revenue collection.

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