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ANC condemns torching of buildings at CPUT

2017-09-20 14:16

The ANC has condemned in "the harshest possible terms" the torching of several buildings of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's campuses in Bellville and Mowbray.

CPUT closes Mowbray campus amid student protest

2017-09-13 11:55

Cape Peninsula University of Technology says it has shut its Mowbray campus until further notice because of student protests.

Shots fired at CPUT Cape Town campus

2017-08-31 11:07

Staff members, including academics, at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Cape Town campus have fled from the campus after shots were fired during a violent protest.

Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini's lawyer admitted to hospital

2017-08-29 09:55

The lawyer for student activist Mcebo Dlamini has been admitted to hospital, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard, resulting in his case being postponed to September 7.

Government must free 'political prisoners' - Mcebo Dlamini

2017-08-15 15:39

If government is serious about free education, it should free “political prisoners”, Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has said following a brief court appearance on charges including public violence, assault, and theft.

UWC SRC President arrested on new charges immediately after being acquitted

2017-07-31 22:28

Asanda Bleki, President of University of Western Cape (UWC) SRC, has appeared in Bellville Magistrate's Court for allegedly contravening his bail conditions from a #FeesMustFall protest.

My lawyer has withdrawn due to political pressure - Mcebo Dlamini

2017-07-26 14:48

Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini says that his attorney has withdrawn from his case due to political pressure.

#EndOutsourcing suspends academic activity at CPUT

2017-07-24 22:53

Academic activity at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) has been suspended due to renewed calls to end outsourcing, acting vice-chancellor Chris Nhlapo has said.

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.

Nehawu ends strike at UP after reaching deal with university

2017-05-31 18:16

An agreement has finally been reached following a strike by Nehawu at the University of Pretoria.

 

CPUT staff room, financial aid office burnt in arson attacks

2017-09-20 11:04

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology has again been targeted by arsonists, with its Mowbray and Bellville campuses coming under attack.

Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini's case postponed

2017-09-07 13:11

The case against student activist Mcebo Dlamini has been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Zuma studying report into feasibility of fee-free higher education

2017-08-31 09:04

President Jacob Zuma is studying the final report of the commission investigating the feasibility of fee-free higher education and training in South Africa, the Presidency has announced.

CPUT closes Cape Town campus for one day after protest

2017-08-28 13:02

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology has closed its Cape Town campus after a protest, apparently over the availability of student accommodation.

CPUT agrees to insource its workers

2017-08-03 07:12

Following a week of student-worker protests, Cape Peninsula University of Technology has agreed to insource its workers.

CPUT classes resume after week-long suspension

2017-07-31 17:01

Academic activity at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Bellville campus has resumed after classes were suspended due to campus protests.

Preparing SA for free, quality decolonial education

2017-07-26 12:47

The call for free, quality decolonial education over the last two years has laid bare systemic failures in the national higher education system, writes Professor Loretta Feris.

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.

Former Wits SRC president’s case postponed

2017-06-15 19:14

The case against former Wits SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has been postponed pending further investigation.

DUT students march against women abuse

2017-05-26 12:45

Hundreds of Durban University of Technology (DUT) students have marched against violence and abuse on women.

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