TITLE

Fees CAN fall

AUTHOR(S)
Greve, Natalie
PUB. DATE
December 2016
SOURCE
Finweek;12/29/2016, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the #FeesMustFall protests of students to request free higher education in Africa. The topics discussed include the move of students to continue the protests despite the efforts of Higher Education Minster Blade Nzimande to cap increases of university fees and to assure the government assistance to households with income of up to R600,000 yearly, the vital role of the South African Police Service (Saps) private security and members in the pacification of the protest.
ACCESSION #
120515924

 

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