The first two speakers at the opening session of the 4th annual national Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (EDHE) Lekgotla were such a hit that the keynote speaker, the South African Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, abandoned his prepared speech to engage with the points they had made.

The motivation was to reinforce the shared thought leadership to motivate the higher education community about what South Africa’s university sector is doing and is capable of achieving.