Scramble to source extra R57bn

[caption id="attachment_239810" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Parliamentarians show their fatigue during yesterday’s budget speech
Picture: Ziyaad Douglas[/caption]

Capital projects, goods and services sacrificed to realise Zuma’s free education promise

The government has been forced to hold back on some of its capital projects and reduce spending on goods and services to find R57-billion to fund free tertiary education.

But the news of the funding was met with mixed reactions from students yesterday, with some saying it was not enough.