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S. Africa Freezes Tuition Fees After Student Protests

South African students won a major victory Friday, after more than a week of protests against university tuition fee hikes shut down at least 15 universities and earned them a meeting with the president - and a promise. President Jacob Zuma announced after meeting with student leaders and academics that universities would not increase tuition in the coming year. Students started protests last week at the University of the Witwatersrand over a proposed 10 percent fee hike. “We agreed...

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