ARTICLES RELATING TO KANYA CEKESHE

Kanya Cekeshe: I have no regrets of joining powerful Fees Must Fall movement

2020-02-22 15:45

After his recent release from prison, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has no regrets for being part of the movement and now wants to fight for inmates' rights.

SA prisons are the 'worst places', offer 'no rehab', says Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe

2020-02-18 05:17

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he hopes to empower prisoners and help them gain more rights after spending more than two years in prison.

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe must report to a police station twice a month

2019-12-24 12:36

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been ordered to report to a police station twice a month after his release from prison and he is not allowed to leave Gauteng without informing authorities.

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe released from prison

2019-12-24 06:26

#FeesMustFall student activist Kanya Cekeshe is spending Christmas at home following his much-anticipated release from prison early on Tuesday morning.

ANC applauds Ramaphosa's decision to grant special remission of sentences to 14 000 inmates

2019-12-16 18:28

The African National Congress has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to grant special remission of sentence to certain categories of criminal offenders.

Was march to free Kanya Cekeshe a front for EFF power struggle?

2019-12-04 05:33

The organisers of a recent march to highlight the plight of student activist Kanya Cekeshe have denied claims they were using his name to fight EFF battles.

Kanya Cekeshe back in prison after admission to hospital, suffering mentally- lawyer

2019-11-18 15:43

Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has been hospitalised, allegedly after he did not receive the medical treatment he needs in prison, according to his legal team.

Kanya Cekeshe: Presidential pardon put on hold pending appeal process

2019-10-16 12:23

Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola has announced that the presidential pardon application of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been put on hold.

Students need to be responsible, can't burn libraries or try to burn a police car - Batohi

2019-10-16 09:40

Students have to behave responsibly and expect consequences if they try to set alight a police vehicle with people in it, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has said.

Justice minister aims to get presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe

2019-10-14 16:15

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department is in the process of assisting #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application to get a presidential pardon from Cyril Ramaphosa, following the dismissal of his bid to appeal his conviction and eight-year sentence.

 

WATCH | Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe feels happy but conflicted about his release

2020-02-18 06:08

Almost two months after his release on parole, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he finds being given special remission conflicting.

'Cekeshe should never have spent 2 years in prison' - Fees Must Fall activist's release welcomed

2019-12-24 18:12

Former student activists, members of the clergy and civil society organisations have welcomed the release of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe.

Fees Must Fall activist's 'biggest Christmas gift' is his release from prison

2019-12-24 11:07

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release from Leeuwkop Correctional Centre in Johannesburg is '"his biggest Christmas gift", according to his lawyer.

Parole board considering Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe's release

2019-12-23 11:14

Speculation is rife that the release of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe is imminent, following the release of AbaThembu king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

Could jailed King Dalindyebo and Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe spend Christmas at home?

2019-12-16 13:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday that he had granted a special remission of sentence to specific categories of sentenced criminal offenders, probationers and parolees.

Former Wits student leaders, clergy call for compassion for jailed Fees Must fall activist Kanya Cekeshe

2019-11-22 18:12

Former student leaders of Wits University, as well as members of the clergy and civil society organisations, have called for greater compassion for Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe, currently being held in Leeuwkop Prison.

Convicted #FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe admitted to hospital

2019-11-17 18:32

#FeesMustFall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has been admitted to hospital, his legal team has told News24.

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe turns to High Court to challenge conviction

2019-10-16 11:23

Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has turned to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on an urgent basis in his bid to challenge his conviction.

OPINION | Of presidential pardons: No need to interfere with NPA's work

2019-10-16 05:00

The NPA has been plagued by allegations of political interference, and the minister's announcement to seek a presidential pardon on behalf of Kanya Cekeshe does nothing to fight the perception of political interference, writes Phephelaphi Dube.

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