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Walter Sisulu University student back in the dock for R14 million NSFAS ‘grant’

JOHANNESBURG, July 24- The 28-year-old Walter Sisulu University student who erroneously received R14.1 million from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is expected to appear in the East London Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, facing theft charges. Case of theft opened against NSFAS R14 million student Sibongile Mani was requested to hand herself to the Directorate […]

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Walter Sisulu University student appears in court over R14,1million student grant

JOHANNESBURG, May 29  – The Walter Sisulu University student who made international headlines when she erroneously received R14,1 million from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) last year, on Tuesday appeared at the East London Magistrate court on a charge of theft, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said. Hawks spokesperson Captain Anelisa […]

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Five Walter Sisulu University students arrested during drug bust

JOHANNESBURG, May 17  – Five Walter Sisulu University (WSU) students suspected of being involved in a drug manufacturing and distribution ring were arrested following a raid by a security task team. The arrest occurred last week at the institution’s Zamukulungisa site in Mthatha after their activities were discovered by the institution’s managament. “The raid, which […]

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NFP calls on government to take responsibility of R14 mln student matter

JOHANNESBURG, August 31 – The National Freedom Party (NFP) has called on the government to take full responsibility for the situation regarding the R14.1 million that was “accidentally” deposited into the account of a Walter Sisulu University student, and to stop shifting blame. “We, yet again as a country, find ourselves in a panic mode because of […]