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Analysts agree – Govt has money for #FeesMustFall, but it’s not a priority them

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Most read, most talked about business articles of the past week:

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Government can afford free tertiary education for all without the need to hike taxes, according to an analysis done by the South African Institute of Race Relations.

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Gift of the Givers is providing food and drinks to #FeesMustFall protestors. They welcome donations; here’s how you can help.

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Not enough state spending goes to society, says Wits’ Patrick Bond. Government has money for all kinds of questionable “investments” (e.g. a Brics Bank), but not for #FeesMustFall.

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Struggling to pay your debt? What you must know about insolvency

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#FeesMustFall, but don’t hold your breath. Take matters into your own hands! Here’s how (and how much) to save for your children’s tertiary education

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Finance Minister Nene, two economists and a tax expert - the 2015 “Mini Budget” in a nutshell

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An investment analyst on why Brait, Nedbank and PSG are the best investments on the JSE right now.

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How YOU can help Gift of the Givers provide food to #FeesMustFall protestors

How YOU can help Gift of the Givers provide food to #FeesMustFall protestors

The organisation has set up a toll-free number for those who want to chip in, says Gift of the Givers founder Imtiaz Sooliman.

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