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Trial of student who mistakenly received R14 millionn from NSFAS expected to conclude

The theft trial of former Walter Sisulu University student, Sibongile Mani, will resume at the East London Regional Court on Friday morning.

Mani erroneously received R14 million into her student account from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) in 2017.

She was accused of stealing after she spent R800,000 of the money. The accounting student was entitled to receive R1,400. She is currently out on bail.

“The state will call its last witness, and thereafter close the case,” said the NPA’S Anelisa Ngcakani.


In other news – Touching scenes: Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana (Sis Ouma) died before her time

The funeral service of Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana, who played Sis Ouma took place today. It was broadcast live on UCR FM Facebook page from 8 am.

Nokuzola Mlengana

Many of her fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry couldn’t bid farewell to her as funerals are allowed to have only 50 people. Only close friends and family were allowed to attend the funeral. Learn More

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