Zuma says universities are too costly - Nzimande disagrees

A 2013 government report found that government funding for these academic institutions has not kept up with enrolment numbers. Nzimande said the ANC was raising “legitimate concerns”, but South Africa’s allocation of only 1.4% of the gross domestic product to higher education was low. Even by African standards we’re below average. We do need to increase the amount of money we use to support our higher education institutions. (Mail & Guardian 12 January 2015)

Mail & Guardian
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Nkosi, Bongani
Year of Publishing: 2015
Keywords: Higher education, National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), Infrastructure development, Higher education policy