Fees commission report handed to Zuma

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File: The University of Cape Town will increase its tuition fees by 8 percent next year.

File: The University of Cape Town will increase its tuition fees by 8 percent next year.

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File: The University of Cape Town will increase its tuition fees by 8 percent next year.

File: The University of Cape Town will increase its tuition fees by 8 percent next year.

CAPE TOWN - The much-anticipated final report into calls for free tertiary education has been handed to President Jacob Zuma.

Commission Chairperson Judge Jonathan Heher presented the report to the president in Cape Town.

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Zuma says he will study its recommendations before making it available to the public.

The commission was established in January 2016 to investigate the feasibility of free education.

This followed widespread protests against high tertiary education fees under the Fees Must Fall banner.