Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor says the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received more than 400 000 funding applications for the 2019 financial year.
Despite the scorching heatwave experienced in several parts of the country, it’s all systems go for 1 000 youth in the Free State, Northern Cape and North West provinces participating in the annual youth camps.
Residence occupiers, workers and a manager were part of 62 people killed on South African farms during the 2017/18 financial year, annual crime statistics have revealed.
An inspection blitz has led to the closure of ten illegal liquor outlets and liquor being confiscated in the Northern Cape, said the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).
The Department of Arts and Culture says it will place 38 arts practitioners in more than 40 arts schools in the Northern Cape in the 2016/17 financial year as part of the Artists in Schools programme.
Through sacrifice, hard work, education and entrepreneurship, the youth will be able to move South Africa forward, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Young people from schools across the Northern Cape have gathered at the Mxolisi Dicky Jacobs Stadium, in Upington, to explore opportunities that can improve their lives for a better future.
People with disabilities and youth who dropped out of school, will now have a second chance at making a living, thanks to the Oasis Skills Development Centre in Upington, Northern Cape.
The Department of Social Development will launch the Oasis Skills Development Centre to see to the educational and training needs for learners with multiple physical and mental disabilities in Upington, in the Northern Cape.