R57 billion set aside for free higher education

22 February 2018 Government will spend R57 billion on free higher education over the next three years, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday. Tabling the 2018 Budget in Parliament, Minister Gigaba said there was a reallocation in the spending framework. “The largest reallocation of resources towards government’s priorities was on higher education and training, […]

Study opportunities in China, Russia

22 February 2018 Applications for fully-funded international scholarships for 2018 are now open for South Africans to study abroad. The Department of Higher Education and Training every year engages in several international scholarship partnerships to provide opportunities for South Africans to study abroad on fully-funded scholarships at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The department facilitates the […]

Book review: Choose yourself by James Altucher

If you’re like me non-fictional books have your mouth watering at a distant mention. I first got introduced to this proud father, entrepreneur and New York times best selling author James Altucher a little over 18 months ago. At a truly challenging time in my life, they’d broken into my girlfriends car and stolen my bag pack which contained 8 months of research for my book, my passport and ID, and i almost went to prison. All in the very same month. And in the spirit of seeking a way to stop feeling crappy. I came across his blog post on www.Jamesaltucher.com while browsing on the Internet, including tons of interviews he’d been doing for the past few years – since then I’ve pretty much read all of his work.
Among his myriad of work he boasts an incredible blog post is included a slew of bestselling books. In this installment James delivers a message on how you can begin to make changes in your life to build the quality of life that you live, by making the decision to choose yourself. The books is quiet a light read with some fresh insights, far from the typical personal development community overtones, he rights in a cavalier style of delivery. fashioned in a style that is both quirky as it’s Altucheresque! copies of the book can be found on Amazon.com get your self a copy it’s worth the zar!! Read more about Book review: Choose yourself by James Altucher

Innovation holds key to jobs

5 December 2017 South Africa must cultivate a conducive business climate that is able to support innovation so start-ups can thrive and ultimately create jobs. Releasing the 10th edition of South Africa’s Economic Update on Friday in Tshwane, the World Bank identified innovation as the bedrock for a country that is keen to drive up […]

#SaveTheDate KZN Music Imbizo 2018

04 December 2017 | Press Release find it here #SaveTheDate KZN Music Imbizo 2018 KZN MUSIC IMBIZO 2018 (English) Date: Thursday 23 August – Saturday 25 August Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium (Durban, South Africa) Theme: No Borders – Let the music travel Save the date: KZN Music Imbizo 2018 will be taking place from Thursday 23 August […]

Girl empowerment non-negotiable for community development

29 November 2017 The economic and personal empowerment that education provides allows women and girls to make healthier choices for themselves and their families, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. The Minister said this on Tuesday when she opened the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) Steering Committee and Sharing […]

Free tours for Gauteng learners

28 November 2017 Gauteng high school learners, who have just completed their exams, are in for a treat this year as they get a chance to tour the Johannesburg Zoo, Gold Reef City and other exciting heritage sites for free. Through the Gauteng Department of Education’s “Know your province” campaign, learners will be exposed to […]

Fridays are Red Ribbon days

22 November 2017 The countdown to World Aids Day has already begun, and South Africans are reminded to continue participating in Red Ribbon Fridays in the build up to 1 December. Red Ribbon Fridays started on 10 November and should be sustained until 1 December on World Aids Day. This has also been encouraged by […]

Bursaries for young Eskom scientists

21 November 2017 Three young scientists have been granted the opportunity to study engineering at South African universities of their choice after receiving bursaries worth over R1.3 million from Eskom. “Eskom awarded bursaries worth a total of R1 332 000 to three deserving young scientists,” said the power utility. The bursaries were awarded at the Eskom Expo […]