No NSFAS Means Test for Social Grant Recipients

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Matriculants who are currently receiving a social grant and are accepted at an institution of higher learning will no longer go through a means test to qualify for financial aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Matriculants who are currently receiving a social grant and are accepted at an institution of higher learning will no longer go through a means test to qualify for financial aid from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Is Prof Maguvhe? and On Whose Shoulders Does He Stand?

[Daily Maverick] The MPs that SABC chairman Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe will confront in Parliament at 16:00 today (Tuesday December 13) are like no body the country has ever seen – as united as it’s possible to imagine in the belief that the SABC has …

[Daily Maverick] The MPs that SABC chairman Professor Mbulaheni Maguvhe will confront in Parliament at 16:00 today (Tuesday December 13) are like no body the country has ever seen - as united as it's possible to imagine in the belief that the SABC has been subject to state capture so severe that emergency triage is needed just for the public broadcaster to survive.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2016 South African Person of the Year – Pravin Gordhan, Mcebisi Jonas and Team Treasury

[Daily Maverick] This was a year when a league of despicables who inhabit the state and the ANC could have triumphed. It was when a family who knows not the meaning of shame tried to annex our country by corrupting state institutions, parastatals and t…

[Daily Maverick] This was a year when a league of despicables who inhabit the state and the ANC could have triumphed. It was when a family who knows not the meaning of shame tried to annex our country by corrupting state institutions, parastatals and the security agencies, and by controlling their minions in Cabinet and their number one marionette: President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lake Ngami Comes to Life Again

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -The Lake Ngami Conversation Trust chairperson, Mr Frisco Gabokakangwe says everything is on track at the lake since lifting of the fishing ban.

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -The Lake Ngami Conversation Trust chairperson, Mr Frisco Gabokakangwe says everything is on track at the lake since lifting of the fishing ban.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Resetting South Africa’s Foreign Policy

[Daily Maverick] Just as wars cannot be solely waged by the military and trade cannot solely be pursued by businesspeople, diplomats require integrating the appropriate tools of foreign policy across government. A plan to better serve the national inte…

[Daily Maverick] Just as wars cannot be solely waged by the military and trade cannot solely be pursued by businesspeople, diplomats require integrating the appropriate tools of foreign policy across government. A plan to better serve the national interest abroad can be achieved. By WILMOT JAMES and GREG MILLS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Matrics Need Support During Release of Results

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged parents to monitor their children’s behaviour and give them the necessary support when the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results are released in the New Year.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged parents to monitor their children's behaviour and give them the necessary support when the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results are released in the New Year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa