AfriForum and NSFAS at loggerheads over defunding of students

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A tyre burns on Empire Road amid student protests outside Wits University on 10 March 2021.
A tyre burns on Empire Road amid student protests outside Wits University on 10 March 2021.
Kayleen Morgan

AfriForum Youth and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) were locked in battle in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

The lobby group is challenging NSFAS' decision to withdraw the funding of thousands of approved students last year. 

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