Cuts forced by greater focus on education

Subsidies for universities to increase by 11%

4 days ago
Now Tuks is staring deficit in face too

The third major university warns of a looming cash crunch as it has to dip into reserves annually over demands to provide for missing-middle students

4 days ago
Building a new school now half the cost, Gordhan confirms

Thanks to the government’s chief procurement officer, building a school — and many other areas of government spending — are sensibly whittled down

5 days ago
Some good news for foundation phase learners

Finance minister says that redistribution in order to support education and health services in rural areas remains central to spending programmes

5 days ago
Education department says dismal science and maths score is still ‘improvement’

An international study placed SA’s grade 5 and 9 pupils right at the bottom for science and second-last for maths

6 days ago
Thabo Mbeki to be inaugurated as Unisa’s chancellor on Monday

University of SA says the appointment of the former president is in line with the institution’s vision and mission

6 days ago