South African student blows $1.3 million wrongly deposited in her bank account - New Zealand Herald

A South African student has blown more than $1.3 million after the amount was wrongly deposited in to her bank account. AFP reports that the student spent the money on clothes, a party and a new smartphone. The Walter Sisulu University, in the Eastern ...

South Africa Student Receives $1m Loan In Error - Peace FM Online

A South African university is investigating how a student was mistakenly given a 14m rand ($1m; £770,000) loan. The error became known after an image of a receipt showing the student's account balance was widely shared. A Walter Sisulu University (WSU) ...

Parliament to probe NSFAS' R14 million mess-up - iAfrica.com

Parliament's portfolio committee on education has stated it will be requesting answers from Minister for Higher Education Blade Nzimande and NSFAS following the R14 million deposit made erroneously to a student at Walter Sisulu University (WSU).

Nzimande condemns R14m NSFAS payment blunder - eNCA

File: Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the administrative blunder that saw R14-million being deposited into a student's account. Photo: eNCA. JOHANNESBURG - Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the ...

University student splashes out on 73-DAY spending spree after blunder gives her £850000 grant payment instead of ... - Mirror.co.uk

A student who mistakenly received £850,000 instead of her usual £85 monthly university food grant splashed out on a massive massive 73-day spending spree with her friends. Sibongile Mani, 27, who was claiming benefits to allow her to study, was said to ...