Fees Must Fall activist pleads guilty to public violence, being in SA illegally

2020-03-09 21:07

Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Freedom Dlamini was on Monday sentenced to two years and six months in jail, wholly suspended for five years, in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for public violence and contravening the provisions of the Immigration Act.

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.

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 to discover his fate in court

2019-10-14 07:37

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 sentenced to 3 years house arrest

2019-01-28 13:33

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest and must undergo life skills courses.

Shaun Abrahams interfered in #FeesMustFall activist's case - lawyer

2018-10-20 06:52

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.


2018-10-16 09:06

Convicted Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will be sentenced by the Durban Regional Court on Tuesday.

Fees protest charges fall against yet another student

2018-09-26 19:59

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.

WATCH: Convicted Fees Must Fall activist says he won't leave Union Buildings until presidential meeting

Bonginkosi Khanyile is prepared to sleep outside the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa pardons all convicted Fees Must Fall students.

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40-minute video to be used as evidence in EFF student activist's trial

2018-07-17 18:04

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.


CPUT closed again, students 'forced' to join protests

2020-03-09 18:20

A Cape Peninsula University of Technology student has raised the alarm about safety at the university after a group of protesters drove women out of their residences in Bellville.

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.

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.

EXTRACT: Rebels and Rage – Reflections on #FeesMustFall

2019-03-03 06:00

The symbolism of burning books at a university was lost on these protesters for free education, as it was on some of their defenders.

On decolonisation: We are black first before we become students

2019-01-24 06:01

Any attempt to fight for decolonisation of universities without locating it within the broader society will be meaningless and unsustainable, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

WATCH: 'I am not intimidated and I'm not deterred' – Mcebo Dlamini, after trial postponement

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.

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Charges dropped against UWC #FeesMustFall activist

2018-09-27 19:58

Charges against a University of the Western Cape #FeesMustFall have been withdrawn in the Bellville Magistrate's Court.

Protesters demand amnesty for FeesMustFall accused

2018-08-22 19:06

President Cyril Ramaphosa cannot intervene in prosecutorial processes anybody arrested during #FeesMustFall protests, Justice Minister Michael Masutha told protesters outside Parliament on Wednesday.

The revolution eats its children: Why FMF activists must be granted amnesty

2018-08-15 08:34

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.

WATCH: 'Max Price exploits us!' – Chumani Maxwele hauled off UCT graduation stage

A graduation ceremony at the University of Cape Town has been briefly halted after student activist Chumani Maxwele caused a stir. Watch.

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