It is of utmost importance to have a financial sector that serves all South Africans, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.
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.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged students, who received funding, to sign their Loan Agreement Forms (LAFs) to avoid funding retraction.
For the second year in a row, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has broken the Trillion Rand mark in revenue collection.
During his State of the Nation address on Thursday evening, President Jacob Zuma commented on the property market saying that, “This sector in our country is valued at approximately R7 trillion, with the subsidised sector being valued at R1.5 trillion”.
The Gauteng Education Department has in a statement on Tuesday apologised to all matric examination markers who have been affected by a delay in payments due to them.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has expressed concern at the levels of alcohol abuse in the country.
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.
Parliament’s education committees have commended the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for the efforts put into ensuring that poor students are not excluded from attending university on the basis of financial need.