AS IT HAPPENED: #FeesMustFall – Wits under strong police protection as UJ students march

2016-09-28 15:00

Police have moved to defend Wits campus from UJ students.

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Pretoria - The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has extended its recess period, as protests over tertiary education fees rage on.

"The Tshwane University of Technology this morning resolved to extend the recess period at all campuses. The decision was taken due to ongoing disruptions at its campuses," spokesperson Willa de Ruyter said.

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Students have no stones or projectiles as they march through Johannesburg. Some have sticks

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No violence. Students are moving to the CBD in Braamfontein they are calling all students at different flats on town to join the protests

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UJ students march toward Wits

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There is strong police presence on the wait and they are escorted by police

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Protesting students are prepared for teargas

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Johannesburg - All academic activities at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will proceed as scheduled despite student protests, the institution's vice chancellor Professor Ihron Rensburg said in a statement on Wednesday.

"We are determined to proceed with our academic programme and allow students to prepare for their end of year examinations. Indeed we note that more than 99% of students do not support the dubious agenda of the less than 1% of students who seem adamant to disrupt the university's activities," he said.

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