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Naledi: Govt should help fund poor students

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Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor. (File: Nasief Manie)
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor. (File: Nasief Manie)

Cape Town – Government should find a way to help fund students who can’t afford fees, Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said on Wednesday.

“I believe certainly for those whose families do not have the financial means to pay for their cost in higher education, government must find a way to support them increasingly,” Pandor said.  

Pandor was speaking outside Parliament following Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s mid-term budget speech.

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