The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received claims amounting to R373.3 million for 17 580 students, says Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande.
The Department of Higher Education and Training says government has not yet made a pronouncement on university fee adjustments for 2017, as consultations on the matter are ongoing.
Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says he is hopeful that the current consultations with all stakeholders on the 2017 university fees will conclude successfully, with a formal announcement expected to be made in mid-September.
Government has not yet made a pronouncement on the 2017 universities fees and has called for patience to prevail until then.
Learners from Hlophe High and Remington Primary Schools in the deep rural area of the Uthukela District, walk about 10km every day to reach school.
South African youth have left government confident that they value democratic values and processes by registering to vote, and government is encouraged that come 3 August, the youth will show up in their numbers.
The fourth day of the 21st International AIDS Conference afforded young people a platform to share their experiences, challenges and opinions with prominent activists, the world’s top scientists, researchers and policy makers.
Government and Huawei have signed an agreement that will see 1 000 young South Africans trained in information and communications technology (ICT) in China over the next five years.
National Treasury’s Central Supplier Database (CSD) has passed the 150 000 mark, the department said on Tuesday.