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Concerns have risen amidst the Covid-19 pandemic as youth unemployment stats have increased. These are uncertain times and people have been looking for alternatives that might change their lives, forever.


The University of South Africa says its concerned about the reputational damage caused by those who question the authenticity of its qualifications. Unisa is the biggest distance learning institution in South Africa with a solid history of academic excellence.  


The suspended Director-General of higher education, Gwebinkundla Qonde, has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of failing to act on corruption allegations against Minister Blade Nzimande. Qonde has since appealed his suspension at Labour Court which was subsequently dismissed. 


The Special Investigating Unit has published a preliminary report in which it recommends disciplinary action against officials involved in the R431 million Gauteng schools sanitizing tender.
 

 


With reports of corruption and suspicious activity within government being reported on daily, the latest report that millions of rands was used in Gauteng schools on disinfection is now raising questions.


Capitec bank account holders are now being made aware of the latest scam going around. Customers need to be aware and keep their information safe so that they are not robbed of their money.


The South African Students Congress wants NSFAS to make the household income criteria to be increased so that more students can qualify for funding. This comes as the missing middle was placed at the forefront as an issue in South Africa when NSFAS made the decision to unfund 5000 students.


Minister Nzimande got fired up in his latest media briefing when discussing the allegations of corruption surrounding the process of getting devices for NSFAS students. He then went on to discuss how they aim to make sure that no corruption takes place and that they will not forget that the main aim is to get devices to students.


Minister Nzimande outlined where NSFAS currently stands in the procurement of devices for students and how this process of giving students laptops will happen. He also responded to allegations that corruption and interferences were happening within this process.


Parliament expressed concern that students still have not received the laptops they were promised by Government and that this could also be involved with an alleged interference in the process. However, NSFAS has responded to the concerns shown and laid out what they've been doing.


Four individuals were arrested for stealing funds from Coastal TVET College in Kwazulu-Natal. These incidensts of fraud are calculated to have happened between the end of 2018 and 2019. Millions of rands were stolen from the institution.


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