All South African universities to close because of coronavirus

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All South African universities to close because of coronavirus

Higher Education minister Blade Nzimande has announced the early closure of all universities due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Speaking at a meeting with higher education stakeholders, Nzimande said that all post-school institutions will be closed from 18 March 2020.

“All post-school education and training institutions will be closed for early recess with effect from 18 March, and this includes the normal planned institutional breaks that we were going to be having,” Nzimande said.
 
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