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President Jacob Zuma’s free fees plan appears to be on the back burner, with the Treasury this week looking to reassure ratings agencies that it will implement a range of measures to rein in expenditure, raise revenue and address the country’s budget shortfall.

So with free higher education potentially being shelved, just how much will you need to get your child from crèche to the end of their tertiary education? Gareth Friedlander, the head of research and development at Discovery, talks to Business Day TV about some of the calculations the company has done.

Digital technology group Ansys has been hit by muted market conditions, which resulted in a reduction in revenue of 23% AND an almost 20 percent knock to headline earnings per share. But the compa...

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