If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The Fees Commission report provides an accurate diagnosis of the state of higher education funding, as well as the problems it faces. But its proposed solutions are problematic, writes Seán Muller.
On Monday President Zuma released the long awaited Heher report on higher education fees. Here are the 5 most important take-outs.
NSFAS spokesperson Tshepiso Mamabolo discusses student funds.
Student protests over a fee hike in 2017 are in their fifth day running.
Students at institutions around South Africa demonstrated on Tuesday morning.
Hundreds of students met at Jamieson (or, Marikana) Hall on Monday afternoon.
Don't have time to read the full fees commission report? Can't make sense of it? Here are the five main points to take away. Watch.
National Treasury has been rocked by the resignation of its long-time budget head, Michael Sachs.
The Oppidan Press footage shows a tense stand-off between police and students.
Watch as clashes between Wits students and private security guards escalate on the main campus.
Watch as students toyi-toyi through the corridors of a residence at NMMU.
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