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1% graduate tax to fund higher education on the cards

The Department of Higher Education (DHE) is reportedly looking at imposing a 1% graduate tax on companies in order to help pay for tertiary education.

Stephen Grootes spoke to the department's spokesperson, Khaye Nkwanyana, about this report.

Listen to the conversation below:

We are generally looking at various options to source money for higher education... The national fiscus cannot sustain funding for free higher education.

Khaye Nkwanyana, DHE spokesperson

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