Daily Archives: February 19, 2017

NSFAS receives 161 938 student applications

Pretoria – The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received a total 161 938 applications from students seeking funding for 2017 in universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges across the …

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN REINFORCES PRESENCE IN RESTIVE BAMBARI

BANGUI, Amid ongoing rebel activity in and around Bambari in strife-torn Central African Republic, the United Nations mission – known as MINUSCA – said that it has reinforced its presence in the city with the …

Africa: The African University That Runs an Incubator for Early Stage Start-Ups and Spin-Off Companies Using Its Research IP

Launchlab came out of the work of Stellenbosch University’s Technology Transfer Office. It saw the need to incubate businesses based on the IP they were commercialising out of research that had taken place at the …

MINMEC recommits to deliver services to the people

Pretoria – Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen and Members of Executive Councils (MECs) have recommitted to serving communities better.

The Minister held a meeting with the MECs responsible for Cooperative Governance …

SOUTH AFRICA: PRES ZUMA SAYS STATE ANTI-GRAFT UNIT OWED $30M BY GOVERNMENT

JOHANNESBURG, South African President Jacob Zuma said that the state’s anti-graft agency, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), was owed almost 390 million rand ($30 million) by government departments and called on them to repay the …