Today's Big 3

How feasible is free higher education in SA?

In a move that could reignite #FeesMustFall protests, university fees could rise as much as 6 percent in 2017 following a 2016 moratorium that has set institutions and the state back billions of rands.

Andile Tshona, spokesperson for the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education, says he is pleased to announce that they received 179 written submissions from across all sectors of the society.

Tshona said there are different opinion on how to fund higher education.

All of the input from the submissions will determine the best way to fund higher education. So let’s not try to pre-empt if it’s feasible or not. Let us rather see what will come from the commission.

Andile Tshona, spokesperson for the Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education.

702land was then asked if free higher education is feasible in South Africa and many people responded on Twitter:

Read More
Manhandling anti-rape protesters condones gender-based violence - civil group

Manhandling anti-rape protesters condones gender-based violence - civil group

Sonke Gender Justice slammed security officials for manhandling four silent female protesters during President Zuma’s speech.

Calls for more accessibility to female condoms

Calls for more accessibility to female condoms

Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, vice chairperson of Reproductive Justice Coalition, discusses challenges around females practicing safe sex.

Which political party would you vote for based on facts?

Which political party would you vote for based on facts?

Kate Wilkinson, senior researcher at Africa Check, tackles some of the inaccurate statements that political parties make.

How terrorist groups recruit people in SA

How terrorist groups recruit people in SA

Ryan Cummings says terrorist groups are divided between logistical and operational networks.

'Free education is also about people's responsibility to government'

'Free education is also about people's responsibility to government'

The President has appointed the Commission of Inquiry to look into higher education funding following student protests.

Nzimande: Free education is feasible, provided that there is money

Nzimande: Free education is feasible, provided that there is money

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said free university education is viable and denied that he withheld this information.