Cut to the chase, Blade, or varsity shutdown will continue

The minister is meeting universities, with Sasco expecting feedback on Wednesday

16 March 2021 - 20:10 By prega govender

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande is meeting university councils and vice-chancellors to persuade them to allow all students, including those with outstanding debt, to register for the 2021 academic year.

He was tasked with this duty during a virtual meeting between the powerful South African Students Congress (Sasco) and the ANC’s top six, as well as finance minister Tito Mboweni and police minister Bheki Cele, on Monday...

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