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Blade Nzimande vows to prioritise campus safety

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said his department is prioritising safety at campuses. Nzimande is also calling on police and communities to also help in keeping women safe.

We have been engaging with our institutions of higher learning on the questions of safety,” said Nzimande.

Blade Nzimande

There’s a task time that was established by Pandor to look at gender-based violence. Security is one of our major considerations, while also not turning campus’ into prisons. We need to stand up and say enough is enough,” Nzimande said.

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The National Assembly will debate the country’s unemployment crisis on Thursday. DA leader Mmusi Maimane asked the Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise for an urgent debate on joblessness.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane

The country’s unemployment rate climbed to 29-percent in the second quarter of the year.
Maimane says the DA will use the debate to table its comprehensive economic recovery plan. Read more

Source: eNCA

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