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Zuma receives Fees Commission report

President Zuma established the commission in 2015 following widespread protests at universities to look into the feasibility of fee free higher education.

FILE: President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS.

JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has received the final report by the Fees Commission into the feasibility of free higher education in South Africa.

The chairperson of the commission Judge Jonathan Heher presented the report to Zuma in Cape Town on Wednesday.

President Zuma established the commission in 2015 following widespread protests at universities to look into the feasibility of fee free higher education.

The president says he’ll study the report and its recommendations and make it available to the public in due course.

He has thanked all the witnesses and those involved in higher education for their contribution.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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