Students await Zuma’s verdict on tertiary fees

2017-09-17 05:57

President Jacob Zuma’s delay in releasing the Heher commission report on the feasibility of free higher education has left tertiary students worried that institutions could increase fees next year.

Sasco blames EFF for campus violence

2016-10-05 20:32

Sasco says it will protect tertiary institutions from what it claimed was violence instigated by the EFF.

Give university time to decide on fees - Sasco

2016-09-19 21:16

Sasco at the University of Pretoria has called on other student bodies to give the institution time to decide on its fee hike before shutting down campuses with protests.

Two teen gangsters killed, Nyanga families afraid to speak

Two teenagers were murdered on Nyanga's KTC streets in a matter of days, but their families are too afraid to speak out.

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Universities are not playing ball - Sasco

2016-08-22 12:27

The South African Students Congress has no sympathy with university claims that they will be financially crippled if they are not allowed to increase fees, its secretary general Tembani Makata has told News24.

Free education and all will be well - Sasco

2016-08-11 20:06

Universities have nothing to fear if Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande announces no fee increases for next year, Sasco said on Thursday.

NMMU students protest to get results

2016-07-11 22:22

A group of NMMU students started a peaceful protest on Monday to demand that those unable to pay fees could access their results.

Nzimande calls on students to stop violent protests

2016-06-29 17:46

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has called on students to stop destroying property during protests.

Sasco declares war on 'racist boerebond' AfriForum

2016-02-23 18:36

Sasco has declared war on civil rights organisation AfriForum, labelling it a "racist boerebond backward organisation", following recent racial hostilities at universities.

UWC 'rogue elements' lambasted

2015-10-31 21:48

The Western Cape Progressive Youth Alliance has condemned the “thuggish behaviour of a few rogue elements” at the University of the Western Cape.


Everything Ramaphosa does is to please white people - Malema

2017-07-25 17:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa does not qualify for South African tenders because "he is not black enough and he has done everything in his life to please white people", EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Zuma has failed students - Sasco

2016-10-05 17:35

President Jacob Zuma has failed to provide leadership to end student protests at universities, Sasco said.

Too soon to protest - Sasco

2016-09-19 17:21

Students must wait to see how universities react to Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's announcement on fee increases before protesting,Sasco says.

University fees will rise

2016-09-04 06:00

Tension between students and universities is heading for boiling point after the department of higher education and training decided to allow tertiary institutions to determine their own fee increases for next year.

'Lazy' Sasco using high schoolers for Fees Must Fall – Cosas

2016-08-16 19:36

The Congress of South African Students has claimed that the SA Students Congress dragged schoolchildren into Fees Must Fall demonstrations without getting consent from their parents or Cosas.

Students shut PE university over fees, results

2016-07-11 22:41

NMMU students are protesting against the withholding of results and some being prevented from starting their second semester.

Students must ask what must rise, before saying what must fall – Nzimande

2016-06-29 19:51

Students cannot demand that reminders of the country’s colonial past be removed, without stating what they want to put in their place, Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says.

Sasco regains control of Fort Hare SRC

2016-04-22 11:05

The ANC-aligned SA Students Congress has regained control of the University of Fort Hare SRC from the Democratic Alliance’s Student Organisation.

Crowd supports UP students and chants, 'down with Afrikaans'

Watch University of Pretoria (UP) students gathered outside court to support 24 of their peers appearing on charges of public violence. Students marched from the university to court to support those appearing. They sang and danced in the street chanting, "Away with Afrikaans." Dozens of students were arrested on Friday, 19 February following clashes on campus. Last year UP saw demonstrations over the institution's language policy. In this video, SASCO Task Team member in Gauteng Junior Ackotia says, "The African has many struggles to go through on campus." The case was postponed.

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Sponsoring 100 students not enough - Sasco

2015-10-28 17:02

The EFF's demand that JSE-listed companies each sponsor 100 students is not enough, the South African Students' Congress has said.

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