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Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has eye on plea bargain

2017-11-22 18:54

Student activist Mcebo Dlamini's lawyer has until January 9 to send a plea bargaining proposal to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Free higher education must be implemented – ANCYL

2017-11-14 16:57

The ANC Youth League has called on the government to "work tirelessly in ensuring that free education is implemented", in reaction to the release of the Heher report.

Higher Education Minister welcomes release of Fees Commission report

2017-11-14 15:32

Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has welcomed the release of the Heher Commission report, emphasising that it does not make any pronouncements or decisions.

Student's R14m bonanza payout still being probed

2017-11-13 21:16

The investigation into how a Walter Sisulu University student was incorrectly paid R14m and allegedly went on a spending spree for weeks before it was discovered, is still underway, university spokesperson Yonela Tukwayo says.

#News24 ICYMI: Zuma's free education adviser was a spy; Gaydar co-founder falls to his death; and ex-Bok skipper calls for Coetzee’s head

2017-11-13 18:18

The Fees Commission report is finally released, dramatic footage emerged of police arresting church-goer who allegedly attacked a metro cop and R100 000 fine or 12 months in jail for Mduduzi Manana.

Universities SA concerned about proposed fees funding model

2017-11-13 15:57

Universities South Africa (USAf) has expressed concern over an income-contingent loan (ICL) funding model proposed in the recently-released Fees Commission report.

READ: Fees Commission report

2017-11-13 14:47

The long awaited University Fees Commission report has been released. Read it here.

Zuma releases Fees Commission report

2017-11-13 12:36

President Jacob Zuma has released the report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa.

#FeesMustFall: Zuma goes for broke

2017-11-12 06:01

Against the fees commission’s advice, the president is hell bent on redirecting state funds to find R40bn for students.

Students deserve free tertiary education – Ramaphosa

2017-11-03 23:17

Students at tertiary institutions deserve free education, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said amid fee protests. 

 

Fees Commission's contingency loan model gets more criticism

2017-11-17 20:07

The Heher Commission’s recommendation that a contingency loan model be considered to fund higher education, has been criticised from across the ideological spectrum.

UDM: Contingency loan model will create to debt-trapped students

2017-11-14 16:14

The UDM has rejected a Fees Commission recommendation that income contingency loans be adopted as a funding model for students, saying it will create an army of debt-trapped graduates who have not even had an opportunity to earn an income.

EFF rejects 'class segregation' proposed by Heher-report

2017-11-13 21:21

The EFF has rejected the Heher Commission's report on the feasibility of free higher education on the basis that it will create "class segregation".

SACP slams Zuma's handling of fees report release

2017-11-13 19:11

The SACP has slammed the "appalling" conduct of President Jacob Zuma with regards to his two-month-long wait to release the Heher Commission report on higher education funding.

Zuma must clarify if Fees report will be implemented - DA

2017-11-13 16:01

The DA says President Jacob Zuma needs to clarify if the Heher Commission report on the funding of higher education will form the basis of his government's policy going forward.

Fees Commission: TVET colleges could be biggest winners

2017-11-13 15:01

Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges will be the biggest winners if retired Judge Jonathan Heher's fees commission report is fully implemented.

SA doesn't have money for free higher education - Heher Commission

2017-11-13 13:08

The Heher Commission has found that there is currently no capacity for the state to provide free tertiary education to all students in the country.

#FeesMustFall: Education minister in the dark on Zuma’s fees decision

2017-11-12 16:17

Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize does not know what President Jacob Zuma’s final decision on proposed free higher education will be.

Universities 'anxiously' await Fees Commission report release

2017-11-07 20:48

Universities in South Africa are anxiously awaiting the release of the much-anticipated Fees Commission report after extracts were leaked to the press.

7 UCT students arrested during fees protests released on bail

2017-11-03 21:39

Seven University of Cape Town students who were arrested during fees-related protests this week have been released on bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

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