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Fees Must Fall activist opens case against Durban policeman

2017-06-28 17:41

After about two hours of going back and forth, Umbilo police finally succumbed to Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile’s persistence to open a case against another policeman.

NSFAS is funding more students in 2017

2017-05-03 20:20

About 60 000 students will receive funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme this year compared to 2016, Parliament has heard.

Choose a student loan over personal loan

2017-04-23 13:43

I recently met a woman who had taken on a R50 000 personal loan from a bank to pay for her daughter’s university fees. When I asked her why she had not opted for a student loan instead, she said she felt that she was responsible for her daughter’s education.

Cum Laude pass is a form of protest - Bonginkosi 'Education' Khanyile

2017-04-19 13:04

Bonginkosi Khanyile, the longest imprisoned Fees Must Fall student in the country says that achieving Cum Laude despite his incarceration was yet another form of protest.

Traditional universities are on the way out: online is the future for Africa

2017-04-07 10:27

Given all the turmoil universities have gone through recently with the #FeesMustFall movement, is this a possible solution to the problem?

More public hearings for higher education commission

2017-03-27 05:44

The Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training will host a public hearing in Centurion.

NSFAS needs to be more efficient - Pandor

2017-03-22 19:43

The NSFAS needs to become more efficient and have better administration, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

University of Pretoria students raise money for needy students

2017-03-09 08:41

University of Pretoria students will be raising money for needy students in the city’s streets.

It may not be my last time in prison - Bonginkosi Khanyile

2017-03-02 16:35

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile says he is determined to continue the fight for "decolonised education", despite being released from prison.

EFF protests outside ConCourt to support Khanyile

2017-03-01 15:47

Hundreds of EFF supporters gathered outside the Constitutional Court on Wednesday morning in support of Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile, who has eventually been granted bail.

 

Universities inconsistent during Fees Must Fall protests - SAPS

2017-06-20 19:24

Deputy police commissioner Lieutenant-General Fannie Masemola says inconsistent university executives were one of the greatest challenges they faced when policing the Fees Must Fall protests.

Student protests have been challenging for department - Nzimande

2017-05-03 16:36

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said the wave of student protests experienced around the country over the last two years has challenged the department in executing its five-year plan.

Wits protesters demand removal of res company manager

2017-04-20 14:05

Student protesters have handed over a memorandum to the University of the Witwatersrand, in which they demand the removal of the Respublica facilities manager.

‘Shackville five’ win appeal of costs order

2017-04-12 15:56

Five people involved in the University of Cape Town’s "Shackville" protest have successfully appealed a costs order against them.

Campus closed as students demand meal grant

2017-03-27 17:15

Protesting students at the University of Venda say they have been living like "beggars" because their meal grants have not been paid.

ANCYL wants universities nationalised

2017-03-22 22:48

All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to increase government revenue and ensure a standardised fee structure, the ANCYL has told the Fees Commission.

Tuks SRC takes to the streets to beg for help for students

2017-03-09 12:03

The student movement has turned a new page at the University of Pretoria, with its SRC taking to the streets to beg for funds to help those with historic debt.

Academics must confront 'decolonising' education

2017-03-02 22:16

Efforts to "decolonise" education need to be dealt with now that students have raised the issue, a conference on the subject has heard.

Fees Must Fall activist's release a victory for EFF - Malema

2017-03-01 18:19

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile’s release from jail is a victory for the EFF, party leader Julius Malema says.

Fees activist Bonginkosi Khanyile granted bail

2017-03-01 14:30

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile, who was jailed for almost six months, has been granted R250 bail in the Constitutional Court.

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