‘Free education unfair’: THE ANCYL in KwaZulu-Natal has rejected some of the recommendations of the report into free higher education claiming it discriminates against the poor who will be penalised by the scrapping of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and the means tests. Welcoming the release of the much-anticipated report, ANCYL KZN spokesperson Kwazi Mshengu said
Embattled PM embarks on parliamentary Brexit clash: British Prime Minister Theresa May begins a major parliamentary battle over Brexit on Tuesday, facing competing demands by MPs to change her strategy as tensions rise among her scandal-hit ministers. MPs will have their first chance to scrutinise the EU Withdrawal Bill, which would formally end Britain’s membership of the European Union and transfer four
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi meets Tillerson, UN chief on Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faced rising global pressure Tuesday to solve the crisis for her nation’s displaced Rohingya Muslim minority, meeting the UN chief and America’s top diplomat in the Philippines. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the Nobel laureate that hundreds of thousands of displaced Muslims who had fled to Bangladesh should
Philippines’ Duterte vows comfort for Russian drug suspects: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has pledged two accused Russian drug traffickers will be detained in a “comfortable house”, rather than his nation’s badly over-crowded jails. Duterte made the commitment at a meeting late Monday with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on the sidelines of a regional summit in Manila. “I would just like to say
Uber’s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure: Uber’s chief of policy for India and South Asia has quit, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday, in the latest high-level departure at the online taxi company. Shweta Rajpal Kohli, a former Indian journalist who joined Uber last year, would join cloud-based software maker Salesforce.com Inc next month, the sources told Reuters.
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