Business leaders need to be more courageous in ensuring that the country's wealth is transferred to more black South Africans, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said on Tuesday.
President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday meet with the vice-chancellors of higher education institutions of the country at the Union Buildings.
Construction at the University of Mpumalanga (UMP) is well underway with enrolment at the university set to increase to 1 550 students in 2017, said the Department of Higher Education and Training.
There is a growing demand globally for renewable energy solutions, technologies and products and as a result, there is a rise in opportunities for environmental entrepreneurs or “ecopreneurs”.
The Governance and Administration Cluster chair, Minister Malusi Gigaba, says the National School of Government has recruited 775 public servants as facilitators of the school’s Compulsory Induction Programme (CIP).
The Presidency has welcomed the commitment by the Japanese government to provide training to South African artisans who will make an important contribution to infrastructure development in the country.
Two grade 9 learners of Wodehouse Junior Secondary School, in East London, in the Eastern Cape, drowned in a pool at a Bed and Breakfast accommodation on Sunday.
A computer laboratory at the Lekwakwa Primary School in Rustenburg was struck by lightning during a thunderstorm in the early hours of Tuesday morning, resulting in the loss of equipment.
No-one should deny learners with disabilities an opportunity to study, says Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana.
The Department of Basic Education says parent and learner organisations are in support of the Council of Education Ministers’ (CEM) decision to administer the Annual National Assessments (ANAs) in December 2015.