False Qualifications

A university degree is a valuable commodity to have when entering the job market, particularly if the economy is sluggish and fewer companies are hiring new employees. This is according to Leana de Beer, Chief Operations Officer for the crowdfunding platform in South Africa, Feenix, who says it's unfortuante that a growing number of people in South Africa are getting caught for faking their credentials. Figures released by the South African Ministry of Higher Education showed a spike in reported cases from forty-seven incidents in the 2010/2011 financial year to nine-hundred-and-eighty-two in 2017/2018. Leana de Beer speaks to Channel Africa's Lebogang Mabange...