Zimbabwe arrest over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD: Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation into the PhD. It emerged that Grace was awarded the degree by
Ramaphosa emphasises free education: From this year, first-year students from households with gross combined annual income of up to R350,000 will have access to free higher education and training, President Cyril Ramaphosa said. Following former President Jacob Zuma’s announcement that government will be phasing in subsidised free higher education and training for the poor and working class, Ramaphosa said
Ramaphosa plans “tough decisions” to boost South Africa’s economy: South Africa faces “tough decisions” to boost economic growth after years of stagnation, new President Cyril Ramaphosa in a State of the Nation address on Friday a day after his inauguration. In a speech aimed at both global markets and the core supporters of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), the former union leader promised to transform
Government to convene summit in a bid to create jobs: The Newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government will create a Job Summit in a bid to create jobs in the country. Ramaphosa said the government will interact with every stakeholder to make sure they address the unemployment challenge. “The summit will look at what we need to do to ensure our economy grows
‘State Capture inquiry expected to commence soon’: The inquiry into state capture headed by the Deputy Chief Justice, Judge Raymond Zondo, is expected to commence its work shortly. Newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this during his State of the Nationa Address (Sona) on Friday. The inquiry is part of the recommendations by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her state
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