Zuma announces a 0% increase in tertiary education fees for 2016

23 October 2015 - 17:10 By RDM News Wire, News24

"We agreed that there will be a zero increase of university fees in 2016," President Jacob Zuma told a media conference at the Union Buildings. His address comes after a meeting with student leaders and university officials following a nationwide protest against increased fees.Thousands of students had travelled from around Pretoria and Johannesburg to attend the demonstration, which gradually degenerated into violent scenes at a fence erected on the south lawn separating the students from the ...

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