Wits interdict shows Habib has lost control - EFF student

2015-10-30 13:14

Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib has lost control of his house, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) student leader Vuyani Pambo says.

Several fires started on Wits campus overnight

2015-10-28 07:59

Several fires which were started "deliberately and simultaneously" on Wits University's Braamfontein campus have been extinguished, as the university prepares to reopen after more than a week.

Wits to resume classes on Wednesday

2015-10-26 22:53

Academic activities will resume at Wits University on Wednesday, vice-chancellor Adam Habib has said.

This is no Arab Spring

2015-10-26 08:00

The student unrest in SA is about gaining access to higher education for those who can’t afford it, not an uprising against the state

Wits to remain closed as students continue #FeesMustFall campaign

2015-10-24 20:01

The University of Witwatersrand will remain closed after students announced that they will be continuing with their protests against the institution, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.

Students reject 6% cap on fee increase, call for 0% increase

2015-10-20 18:43

Protesting students have rejected a proposed 6% cap on university fee hikes for 2016 and have demanded a 0% increase. They say they will continue the fight for free education.

Protesting Wits students threaten to beat up journalists

2015-10-20 11:40

Wits University students protesting against fee increases have threatened to beat up journalists, saying they are "painting us bad in front of our parents".

Wits protest: How events unfolded on a dramatic night

2015-10-18 17:13

Friday night and Saturday morning turned into a loud and very tense waiting game for the Wits students who demanded an immediate decision on fee increases. S’thembile Cele was there.

No end in sight at Wits

2015-10-16 23:22

There was no end in sight on Friday night to the deadlock between Wits University students and management over a fee increase.

Wits students: ‘We will hold this university to ransom’

2015-10-16 14:52

On day three of protest action at Wits University, vice chancellor Professor Adam Habib arrived to address students but ended up being overshadowed by former student council president Mcebo Dlamini.


Habib would quit if he cared about students - EFF leader

2015-10-28 16:31

University of Witwatersrand Vice Chancellor Adam Habib would resign if he really cared about the students, Wits EFF leader Vuyani Pambo says.

Wits management, SRC reach agreement

2015-10-27 08:17

An agreement has been reached by Wits University’s senior management and the Wits SRC to resume all academic programmes on Wednesday.

Wits students divided over restarting of classes

2015-10-26 18:55

Cracks are starting to show in the united front presented by students at the University of Witwatersrand, with students divided over when the academic programme should resume.

ANC must intervene to resolve funding crisis

2015-10-25 15:00

Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib’s hair is considerably greyer today than it was when he started this job just over two years go.

Wits SRC leader not convinced of Habib's support for students

2015-10-22 20:22

A Wits University student leader has dismissed a statement from the institution's management that they support student demands for more government funding.

Will students accept Nzimande's revised fee offer?

2015-10-20 18:01

Universities and Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande will be eagerly waiting to hear if protesting students will accept the revised 6% fee increase proposed for next year.

Habib urges students to prepare for exams, allow leaders to negotiate

2015-10-19 20:25

Students should focus on end-of-year exams and allow their elected leaders to negotiate with university management on their behalf, says University of Witwatersrand Vice Chancellor Adam Habib.

Universities should be better funded

2015-10-18 15:11

One of the major transformation challenges facing South Africa is that of unaffordable university fees.

Wits council chair to meet with students

2015-10-16 17:56

The Chair of Wits University Council Dr Randall Carolissen is urgently flying from Durban to meet with student leaders as the third day of protests at the institution intensifies.

Habib is black but doesn't understand our plight - former Wits SRC head

2015-10-16 14:46

Former Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini, known for his controversial Hitler remarks, has criticised Wits vice chancellor Adam Habib for not understanding the plight of protesting students.

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