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Blade Nzimande retracts plan to place Unisa under administration [SOUND]

# Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation Blade Nzimande has withdrawn the notice to place Unisa under administration. The department’s spokesperson, Ishmael Mnisi, says the decision to abandon this action follows Unisa’s urgent court application opposing the move. The court order directed Nzimande to retract the government gazette notice appointing an administrator. The former vice-chancellor of the University of Johannesburg, Ihron Rensburg, had been appointed by Nzimande as administrator for two years after dissolving Unisa’s council: