South African Communist Party

10 March 2020: The South African Communist Party (SACP) strongly condemns, and calls for a thoroughgoing investigation into, the killing of a member of the public at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 10 March 2021. We convey our heartfelt message of condolences to the family of the deceased. The SACP further reiterates its stance denouncing austerity, in response to the national budget and the fiscal framework that underpins the budgets. The government must focus on expanding the capacity of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges and universities as a sector to avoid an increase in, and to reduce, the number of young people who are Not in Employment, Education and Training (NEET). In the here and now, the SACP calls upon the government to approve adequate funding for TVET colleges and universities to ensure that no deserving student is excluded because of their…

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SACP strongly condemns killing of a member of the public at Wits University, calls upon the government to adequately fund the NSFAS and expand post-school education and training provision