[LISTEN] Deputy Minister of Higher Education on Free Fees

Yesterday the Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said Treasury was making good headway in finding a way to fund free higher education and would announce the plan during the Budget next month.

Buti Manamela Deputy Minister of Higher Education give an update of where they are.

Listen to the full conversation below:


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