Blade under fire: Students want debt scrapped or varsities face total shutdown

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 Students have given Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande an ultimatum: scrap student debt or we’ll shut down universities. Picture: File
Students have given Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande an ultimatum: scrap student debt or we’ll shut down universities. Picture: File

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Students have given Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande an ultimatum: scrap student debt or we’ll shut down universities.

This weekend, the minister is meeting with the SA Union of Students (Saus), which is mobilising for a national shutdown of all higher-education institutions in the country tomorrow if their demands are not met.

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