The DA is going after Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande following claims that he benefitted from an alleged NSFAS kickback scheme.
New year, new drama. The DA plans to act against Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande over an alleged kickback scandal involving the minister and National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board chair Ernest Khosa. Calls have intensified for Nzimande and Khosa to resign after leaked recordings exposed the apparent scheme linked to NSFAS tenders.
Travel agency New Age Travel is being investigated for attempted theft after travellers destined for a pilgrimage (Umrah) to Saudi Arabia were left stranded at the Cape Town International Airport in December. Clients paid the under-fire agency upwards of R50 000 for their Umrah packages.
Proteas stalwart Heinrich Klaasen has retired from Test cricket amid growing debate about the future of the format in SA. “After a few sleepless nights wondering if I’m making the right decision, I have decided to retire from red-ball cricket,” he said on Monday.
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