WATCH: Nzimande details higher education plans on COVID-19, GBV

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande briefs the media on measures implemented on COVID-19 within the higher education, science and innovation sectors.

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PRETORIA - The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande will brief South Africans on measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 within the sector.

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Nzimande is expected to address other matters including sexual harassment and gender-based violence in universities, business innovation, and recruitment, retention, and progression of black academics.

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