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Zimbabwe: Govt Owes Colleges U.S.$41 Million in Unpaid Fees

Monday, February 13, 2012
GOVERNMENT owes tertiary institutions over US$41 million in unpaid tuition fees through the cadetship scheme with the money dating back to 2010. Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Stan Mudenge, yesterday said 100 000 students were seeking Government support while Treasury could only cater for 39 000. Minister Mudenge said his ministry was striving to achieve gender equity in all tertiary institutions with State universities currently enrolling 20 088 females compared to 28 019 males, private universities with 2 570 men compared to 2 923 females.
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