Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
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.
The symbolism of burning books at a university was lost on these protesters for free education, as it was on some of their defenders.
Any attempt to fight for decolonisation of universities without locating it within the broader society will be meaningless and unsustainable, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini's trial date has been set. He briefly appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday before his trial was postponed to April 2019. Watch.
Charges against a University of the Western Cape #FeesMustFall have been withdrawn in the Bellville Magistrate's Court.
President Cyril Ramaphosa cannot intervene in prosecutorial processes anybody arrested during #FeesMustFall protests, Justice Minister Michael Masutha told protesters outside Parliament on Wednesday.
This fight for free education was not without casualties. Bonginkosi Khanyile was recently convicted on charges of public violence‚ failing to comply with a police instruction and possession of a dangerous weapon, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
A graduation ceremony at the University of Cape Town has been briefly halted after student activist Chumani Maxwele caused a stir. Watch.
When I first saw three women go topless on national television in 2015, I thought to myself, “What is this? What is happening?” I was intrigued and fascinated by what I was witnessing in broad daylight in my living room, writes Mpho Mathebula.
Even if President Jacob Zuma’s promise of free higher education is realised, the outcome for most students from disadvantaged backgrounds is likely to be negative.
The Johannesburg Magistrate's Court is expected to revealed whether it will grant convicted Fees Must Fall student activist, Kanya Cekeshe, leave to appeal or not.
Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest and must undergo life skills courses.
A lawyer representing former University of the Witwatersrand student leader and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini claims that the case against his client is politically motivated.
Convicted Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will be sentenced by the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday.
Charges have fallen against yet another #FeesMustFall student – this time against Sapho "Propaganda" Mahilihili, who studied at Cape Peninsula University of Technology during the first wave of the protests in 2015.
Bonginkosi Khanyile is prepared to sleep outside the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa pardons all convicted Fees Must Fall students.
A 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, is expected to be used as evidence against Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command activist Bonginkosi Khanyile.
Khanya Cekeshe, a FootPrint Media Academy student who is serving a five-year jail term in Leeuwkop prison for burning a police van in Braamfontein at the height of the #FeesMustFall protests in 2016, was denied leave to appeal his sentence.
You can’t begin to repair the education system from tertiary level. Systematic reconstruction has to begin in Grade 1. Attempting a surgical strike anywhere along the line is a waste of already limited resources, writes Sarah Setlaelo.
Tapping the resources of the national lottery to supplement free education is a solution to our funding woes, writes Thami Mtshali.
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