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JOHANNESBURG - Mukovhe Masutha, the alleged architect of the government&39;s plan for free higher education, has distanced himself from the idea.
President Jacob Zuma blindsided many South Africans – including members of his own party – when on the first day of the ANC national elective conference he unveiled the plan to fund undergraduate education for poor and working-class students.
The details are yet to be made clear, but it has been reported that the idea came from Masutha, the executive director of the Johannesburg-based Centre For Emerging Researchers.
He is also reportedly in a relationship with one of the daughters of Zuma and his ex-wife. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Masutha speaks exclusively to eNCA reporter Nickolaus Bauer in the video above.