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Department of Higher Education and Training

Minister Nzimande delivers 2016-17 budget vote​

21 April 2016 – Minister Nzimande says while South Africa’s higher education and training system is grappling with significant challenges and intense public scrutiny, it has had made enormous strides in building post-school education and training the likes of which have never before been seen in South Africa. Download full speech...more​

Youth programmes launched in KwaZulu-Natal
Minister Nzimande welcomes Press Ombudsman ruling against Rapport newspaper Minister Nzimande unveils Comrade Mzala artwork and writings
20 April 2016 - The Department of Higher Education and Training has launched youth programmes to reduce the number of unemployment and youth with no work experience. The unemployment rate of youth in KwaZulu-Natal increased from 30.5% in 2008 to 33.4% in 2015. For the same period, the youth...more
13 April 2016 – Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, welcomed the Press Ombudsman’s finding relating to Rapport (News24) newspaper’s article of 8 November 2015 which found that the newspaper had breached several sections of the press code and found in...more
12 April 2016 - The historical documents of the avid reader and Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) freedom fighter Jabulani Nxumalo are now available in the public domain. At the unveiling and presentation of the documents of Comrade Mzala, as he was better known, the Minister of Higher Education and ...more

      Dr BE Nzimande                Mr MC Manana
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