It is time for ANC to provide free education - YCLSA

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The Young Communist League of South Africa has told the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training that it believes the ANC has ruled long enough to now implement free education.

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Zuma instructs police cluster to 'deal with fees mayhem'

2016-09-29 19:35

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DUT students get access to prayer meeting where Nzimande is expected to speak

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2016-09-29 19:35

The Presidency has denied any knowledge of a list doing the rounds on social media about a possible cabinet reshuffle.

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