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President calls for students to get back to class

For some time now, university students in South Africa have been demanding free education. Demonstrations and violence have been carried out in the name of the protest, with the most recent disorder being students from Wits University being involved in

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Tanzania investigates siphoning off of free education funds

Tanzania’s Prime Minster, Kassim Majaliwa, has announced that a special inspection will take place in schools across the country in order to stamp out the siphoning off of funds intended to provide free education for children. “Each month, the government

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Lack of free education in Zimbabwe affects the state of the country

Up to 15 per cent of rural pupils in Zimbabwe are out of school as their families cannot afford the tuition fees, reported the Zimbabwe Vulnerability Committee in July 2016. So in August month, and after a series of small-scale

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Free higher education in South Africa won’t work, expert argues

A higher education expert in South Africa has said that the country should not currently be looking at providing free higher education for everyone. Dr Nico Cloete of the Centre for Higher Education and Training (CHET) said that it would

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