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SA students in Russia fear exclusion and eviction

Payment bungle affects 229 learners

Mandla Khoza Freelance journalist

The Mpumalanga education department has assured that no student from the province currently studying in Russia will be evicted from their residences over nonpayment of fees. 

The department, which claimed to have already paid R28m to the department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco) to pay to the 11 Russian universities that it owes for enrolling students from Mpumalanga, said they have given themselves at least two weeks to sort out the administrative bungle that has inconvenienced about 229 students. ..

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