Free education for half of all undergrad students by 2022, says Nzimande

2019-07-12 16:37

Nzimande said the scheme meant that it would support approximately half of all the undergraduate student population at public universities.

Ways to fund your studies

2019-01-15 10:50

Working around your budget and finding ways to pay for your qualification

Wierzycka swings 180° on hedge funds, slams them as fee racket

2018-08-15 10:46

Money manager Sygnia has closed all its hedge-fund products, ending a 13-year history with an investment strategy its chief executive officer now calls a ruse to pocket fees.

UCT announces 8% fee increase for 2018

2017-12-22 16:46

The University of Cape Town has announced an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year, adding that students coming from households with incomes below R600 000 per year will largely be protected.

Zuma wants education fees plan to be phased in to protect fiscus – Treasury

2017-11-25 12:00

President Jacob Zuma has directed those working on a plan to provide free university education to ensure it is implemented in a fiscally sustainable manner, National Treasury has said.

No, the ETF owners are not ripping you off

2017-08-03 11:17

It seems that many holders of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) do not fully understand the fees that are deducted from dividends.

How paying 2% more can cost you more than 40%

2017-07-25 19:40

Most retirement products cost around 3% in fees and paying it can mean you’ll retire with 40% less money, according to 10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan.

No fees to cost fiscus R250bn over three years

2016-10-25 20:01

The Parliamentary Budget Office estimates fee-free education at universities would cost the fiscus around R250bn over a three-year period.

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WATCH: Hundreds join mass meeting over fees at UCT

Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.

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Ramaphosa calls for varsity tuition regulation

2015-10-15 12:19

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for university tuition fees to be regulated, because the costs of higher education were escalating far quicker than inflation.

 

Here’s how much it costs to open a Vida, Mugg & Bean or Bootlegger coffee shop

2019-05-04 09:20

You'll have to have a minimum of R1 million up front, preferably in cash.

10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan: Clients' ignorance is fund managers' bliss

2018-09-09 14:30

10X Investments CEO Steven Nathan tells Fin24 how a Cape Town-based group of retirement specialists managed to impress the biggest trade union in the country.

Students angry over NSFAS funding take protest to Durban streets

2018-02-08 21:49

Hundreds of aggrieved University of South Africa students in KwaZulu-Natal have taken to the streets to protest against ongoing problems with funding and registration.

Ramaphosa talks tough

2017-12-03 06:25

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says President Jacob Zuma’s fiscal committee is undermining Treasury and he is opposed to any IMF loan for Eskom.

Treasury rocked as budget chief quits

2017-11-13 09:36

National Treasury has been rocked by the resignation of its long-time budget head, Michael Sachs.

Life in SA according to the OECD

2017-07-30 06:00

From student funding to trade deals, the economic organisation has a few suggestions for the country.

Schroders: UK regulator adds pressure for lower fees, praises SA-managed disruptor Fundhouse

2016-11-27 15:35

A director from a UK financial institution discusses the latest UK regulator's report into the asset management sector, which is being pressurised to further cut its fees.

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WATCH: Fury as police fire rubber bullets at Rhodes students

The Oppidan Press footage shows a tense stand-off between police and students.

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UCT Associate Professor explains why he called protesters 'f***ing c**ts'

A UCT Associate Professor of commerce was caught on camera calling protesting students "f***ing c**ts" - he explains why.

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Anger as Beijing hike subway, bus fares

2014-11-27 09:51

Beijing is set to raise subway and bus fares in December in a drive to reduce price subsidies and curb congestion on the public transport system, says state media.

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