Government has steadily increased NSFAS funding from R3.2 billion in 2009 to R9.2 billion this year. However, NSFAS reports it won’t be able to finance half of its beneficiaries, with Minister of Basic Education Blade Ndzimande further stating that post-matric students should consider options other than university. In our second video from our “Things we hope the SONA addresses” we hit the streets to find out whether you think parliament should be rolling out free education. Check it out:
Video shot and edited by: Philela Singama and Onele Liwami
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