President Jacob Zuma announces no fee increase for 2016

President Jacob Zuma has announced that there will be no university fee increases for 2016.

This follows nearly a week of protests from a Fees Must Fall movement of students across the country who demanded that institutions scrap the proposed fee increases.

Today, as thousands of students gathered outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the president met with management of different universities and students leaders to discuss a way forward.

Government had earlier this week agreed to cap the increases to 6% but students maintained their call for no increase.


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