Nothing new in the NSFAS debacle

14 April 2024 - 00:00 By Sunday Times Editorial

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has dissolved the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board and is due to give his reasons for doing so today. It's long overdue and comes as students around the country engage in protests against the nonpayment of allowances for tuition and accommodation...

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