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Living the high life after R14m bungle - Herald live

Wild parties, R700 bottles of whisky, designer clothes and R3 000 hair- dos – and jetting all over the country. This is what a Walter Sisulu University student blew almost a million rand on in a 73-day spending spree after an accidental R14-million ...and more »

Twitter meltdown as NSFAS mistakenly pays student R14 million - IT News Africa

Sibongile Mani, a student attending the Walter Sisulu University (WSU), accidentally received a payment of a whopping R14 million from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and has already spent roughly half a million of it, the university ...and more »

MPs want answers about how Nsfas paid R14m to a student - Business Day

MPs want to be fully briefed about the erroneous payment of R14m to Sibongile Mani, a student at the Walter Sisulu University, according to the chairperson of the portfolio committee on higher education and training in Parliament‚ Connie September. "It ...and more »

Student blows $1.3 million deposited in bank account in error - NEWS.com.au

THE university student who blew money after a $1.3 million bank error said she fears for her life and doesn't know how she will repay the money. AFP. AFPSeptember 2, 201712:16am. Video; Image. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress ...and more »

Student Who Received R14 Million Instead Of R1,400 Defends Herself On Facebook - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

A woman believed to be the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) student who was mistakenly paid R14 million into her student account has defended herself on Facebook, saying she reported the payment to the authorities. IOL published the post by the ...and more »

How 'million-rands student' blew R800k in 73 days - GO! and Express

MONEY TO BURN: Sibongile Mani began to throw wild and lavish parties. A receipt slip shows the balance available to her on July 9 after a small purchase. Pictures: FACEBOOK. When her lavish parties grew wilder and more frequent, and some were not ...and more »

WATCH: NSFAS in process to take over fees distribution - eNCA

The scheme has continued distancing itself from the R14-million fiasco in which the student has already splashed up R800,000. “NSFAS is trying to take over this process so that we can disperse the money directly,” said Kagiso Mamabolo NSFAS ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Student goes on shopping spree after uni mistakenly gives her $1 million - Study International News

A UNIVERSITY in South Africa on Wednesday says it mistakenly deposited ZAR14 million (US$1 million) into a student's account before she reportedly went out on a spending spree. According to Eye Witness News, the money was accidentally deposited into ...and more »

IN MEMES: SA's millionaire student - Herald live

In true Mzansi style‚ Twitter has been on fire with memes and comments over the R14-million Walter Sisulu University fiasco‚ and has got users thinking how they would spend the money if it “magically” appeared in their accounts. The university has been ...and more »