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Positive discrimination in South African universities

The issue of positive discrimination in South Africa's universities is a complex one. The University of Cape Town is at the centre of the debate, with some arguing that there aren't enough black students and others saying the measures are unfair. The general consensus seems to be that improvements have been made since independence 18 years ago, but the topic of giving a helping hand to disadvantaged South Africans is far from black and white.

By Nick Kotch , Caroline DUMAY

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